Thanks to social media and the ever enthusiast paparazzi we have stayed abreast of the advancements in her life, if anyone has stolen her thunder, much to our delight its none other than the cherubic Taimur Ali Khan. Motherhood introduces a myriad changes in women, for Kareena, all of these changes have compounded to mold her into the best version of herself. Taimur, reminding many of the atrocious emperor that lived long ago, evoked sentiments no parents wish for their child.
“How does that work?” questions a confused Oprah to the newly married Abhishek Bachchan on learning that the actor, along with his beautiful wife lives with his parents. “How does that work?” Abhishek doesn’t wait a second to throw the ball in Oprah’s court. This exchange brings to light the world’s view on the strong concept of ‘family’ in India.
Sorry to burst your bubble, but chances of your teen daughter (or son) being sexually active are higher than you’d like to believe. Despite the sudden physical changes, teens are but children in their minds, and often lean towards the wrong decisions they are bound to rue in later years. The end of a child’s mental capability marks the beginning of the parents’.
When I met Nayana last time, I felt like her outlook on life had changed tremendously. Gone were her outbursts of laughter as well as her short temper, only to be replaced by a lackadaisical attitude towards life. Nayana, a devout Catholic, was in favour of arranged marriage, and she felt she found the right guy in Alex, an enthusiastic, approachable guy with a happy go lucky attitude.
Often perceived as the stricter parent, the one mom rushes to, to complain if the child goofs up, in a patriarchal society fathers are denied the emotional tie a mother benefits from. Sunidhi and Akhil tell us how fallacies burdened their thoughts, stalling them from reaching out to their fathers till that one moment of truth arrived and all misconstructions crumbled down and disappeared into thin air.
Gone are the days of white clad, pitiable mothers in the entertainment. The new wave of television introduced in the wake of this millennium marked a change in how the country wanted to see its mothers.
Mother’s day in India will be celebrated on Sunday, May 14th this year. Ideally every single day of the year should be dedicated in appreciation of the woman to whom we owe our very being.
Maybe we are taking notes from the west, emulating their parenting style, but each one of us has had that one haunting encounter with a belan, karchhi, comb, hanger or the good ole hawai chappal that was the brand of Indian parenting, back in the day. Ronith Shah, recollects the evening his dad had yet to return from work, mom was in the kitchen, and he found an ideal juncture to pocket a cigarette from dad’s night stand’s drawer.
The actress was spotted getting out of an eatery in Bandra with her sister and parents. Katrina was wearing a red ruffle satin top and comfy black palazzo with polka dots on them. Most of the family members followed a colour code.
One question that a single woman gets asked on a daily basis is ‘when will you get married?’ As if the society’s pressure isn’t enough, single women get more heat on this from her parents and family, especially if you are successful and in your 30s. Pressure from parents is one of the most common reasons behind daily arguments at home.
It feels so good when we see our favorite celebs doing something meaningful with their lives. Bollywood biggies are not strangers to social work, but it is inspiring to see them giving a family to those who were not born with one. That is what they have done, and we are just so proud of them, aren’t we?
If you thought celebrities were crazy only about clothes, cars and luxurious living, think again! Apart from parents and siblings, a few of our Bollywood stars have a very special member in their family. Yes, these B-town actors have a special place in their lives for their pets too! Here’s a look at stars and their furry counter parts.
Ireland Baldwin, Alaia Baldwin and Hailey Rhode Baldwin attend the Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation New York premiere. Photo: How many Baldwins can fit on one red carpet? Alec Baldwin (that’s one) is in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, his first summer action blockbuster, and to celebrate, he not only invited his wife, Hilaria Baldwin (two), who recently gave birth to the couple’s second child together (not present), but his daughter Ireland Baldwin (three), and some of her cousins (four and five).
In honor of the impending Mother’s Day, one of the most famous stage moms of all time, Tina Knowles Lawson (she is going by her married name now, holla!), penned a tribute to not just her biological daughters Beyoncé and Solange, but also her adoptive gals Kelly Rowland and her niece, Angie. Here is the quick breakdown. Tina Knowles and her wedding party.
On Oscar night, Hollywood stars often bring a significant other as their date, but this year many opted to bring their moms, dads, and daughters to the big event, making it a true family affair. From Dakota Johnson to Patricia Arquette, here's who brought their family as their dates.