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Keith Vaz


Keith Vaz was born in Aden, Yemen and his parents are from Goa, India.  He is a former British minister who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Leicester East from 1987 to 2019. He was the UK Parliament’s longest-serving British Asian MP.

Talking Points




Know a little more about me…

1. How did you feel when you first started broadcasting on Lyca?

I always wanted to be a presenter on the radio.

2. Most memorable on-air moment so far?

I have done 75 programmes, every programme is memorable.

3. Favourite Bollywood Singer?

Asha Bhosle

4. Favourite Cuisine?


5. Favourite Bollywood Actor/Actress?

Amitabh Bachchan

6. Favourite Bollywood song?

Deewangi Deewangi, Om Shanti Om

7. If you had to pick four stars to star in your movie who would it be?

Aishwarya Rai

8. Favourite movie (Bollywood or Hollywood) and why?

Hare Rama Hare Krishna, The Godfather part 1

9. If you could interview one person who would it be (past or present person)?

Barack Obama

10. What is your favourite film line?

…“Son, we live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who’s gonna do it? …

11. What is your definition of "Happiness”?

When Leicester City scores the goal

12. Do you have a talent that we don’t already know about?

I am great Karaoke singer

13. If you could live anywhere in the world where would it be?


14. What is your biggest fear?

My biggest fear is not keeping a promise

15. What would you sing at Karaoke night?

I shall survive by Gloria Gannon

Quick Fire

1. 30 days without your phone or 30 days without TV? Phone
2. Netflix or YouTube? Netflix
3. Facebook or Instagram? Whatsapp
4. iOs or Android? iOS
5. Rich or Loyalty? Loyalty
6. Bath or Shower? Shower
7. Boots or Flip Flops? Flip Flops
8. Amusement park or Beach day? Beach Day
9. Coffee or Tea? Tea
10. Winter or Summer? Summer