Sheeraz HasanTV Personality
Birthplace: London, England
Best known as: Host of Tinseltown TV
Sheeraz Hasan is the creator and host of Tinseltown TV, a Hollywood-based show about movies and movie stars which is broadcast to dozens of Asian countries. (The program, aimed in particular at fans of India's Bollywood movie industry, is also broadcast to immigrant audiences in the United States and elsewhere.) Hasan himself is an immigrant success story, having come to the United States early in 2002 from London, where he ran his family's restaurant. Tinseltown TV debuted in 2002. By 2003 Hassan claimed that Tinseltown TV was reaching an audience of 500 million Asians.
Extra credit: Hasan's heritage is Pakistani -- his parents moved from Pakistan to London in 1965... His family's restaurant in London also is named Tinseltown.
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