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What's your first memory?
Flying a kite from the roof top of my house in Bangladesh, suddenly I lost the grip of my kite. I was very upset so my mum bought me candies to make me happy.
First record you bought?
First record I bought was YMCA by The Village People.
Your favourite three songs?
Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain by Lata Mangeshkar & Udit Narayan.
Right Here Right Nowby Abhishek Bachchan & Sunidhi Chauhan.
Dil Lutrya by Jazzy B & Apachie Indian
Who's been your best interviewee & why?
My best interviewee was international cricketer Imran Khan. This was my first and most memorable interview. Being a celebrity he was very friendly and the interview was used by other BBC Radio stations.
What's the most embarrassing thing you've said on-air?
On my programme I was talking to a listener, she praised my programme and my voice and abruptly proposed me for marriage, I was really embarrassed!
What's been your career highlight?
Career highlight was when I presented for BBC Radio 5 Live the Bangladesh cricket tour in England - two hours of debate and discussion which was broadcast live for BBC Radio 5 Live and Radio Bangladesh.
How do you spend your time away from the microphone?
I take some time to play badminton and cricket also I produce and organise Asian programmes for BBC Radio Sheffield and the BBC's Asian Network.
Favourite place in South Yorkshire or North Derbyshire - and why?
Favourite place is Ringinglow Hillside. In night time from Ringinglow, the Sheffield City lights give an exotic view.
As a 10-year-old child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
As a ten-year-old I wanted to be a 'Rickshaw Rider'. (Three-wheeled method of transport commonly used in South Asia.)
Who would you like to be trapped in a lift with?
I would never want to be trapped in a lift, I am claustrophobic.
Favourite food & drink?
Favourite food and drink is Aloo Varta ( Mashed potato with chilli) and Coconut drink.
What do you never miss on television?
I never miss a live cricket match.
Shawkat presents his show every Friday evening between 10pm-1am, available on AM1035, DAB and online.