Being happy may just be the single most important thing you can do for your health, making it just as necessary as diet and physical activity. If you aren't feeling like yourself lately, not to worry. Knowing that times are stressful and the unexpected often occurs, here are ways to help you get back to happiness almost instantly. Related: Burn More Calories and Get Happier With 21 Life-Changing Morning Hacks Play a game (not on your phone): Get your family together, invite some friends over, and have a game night. ...
Plants are the must-have home style accessory at the moment, but they also have a role to play in improving indoor air quality.
One of the greatest achievements is when one reaches the top having started from the bottom. The rule isn’t different for the movie industry either. Its easy to get that break if you have a family member in the industry; the struggle, otherwise, gets real and later makes for some of the most surprising and awe-inspiring memories . Here are 10 famous Bollywood actors who you love and adore now, but might have missed them in a blink when they appeared in i nconsequential during their early days in the industry.
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Your partner has, perhaps, brought you breakfast in bed accompanied by a few sentences of sweet nothings – almost a second Valentine’s Day in 3 weeks, you reach work and a special card awaits you at your workstation, reminds you of the matchless value you add to your organization – you feel at the top of the world. This is your day, today, 8th March – International Woman’s Day. This International Woman’s Day, take a pledge never to ask these 10 question to any woman, be it a friend, colleague, cousin, neighbor – what have you.
You may go about looking for love, but you will never know when love finds you, where and how. Something similar happened to these Bollywood actors, actresses and models who lost their hearts in distant lands.
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha, who have been seeing each other since five now, make for a perfect union between Bollywood’s two of the most promising actors of this generation.
In the name of cuteness, are you only getting Taimur Ali Khan and Misha Kapoor’s clicks served every morning via social media? We know, even though Rasgullas are the sweetest, after a certain time our heart craves change – some bundi ke laddu or kaju katli, maybe? To give a fresh change in your daily dose of cuteness – her are a bundle of adorable babies, kids of your favorite television star. Pretty sure, you didn’t even know some of them had kids.
While promoting her upcoming movie, Vivegam, the 25-year-old filled in the reporter on her religion conversion. Kamal Hassan’s younger daughter, moved by its teachings and principles, adopted Buddhism.
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.
These actresses are your ideal daughter-in-law, sister-in-law or wife – Oh, the ever so sacrificing woman of India, the manifestation of familial virtues that would submit to every brutality presented to her by life to uphold the dignity of marriage and relationship. Honestly though, all that self-deprivation looks fine on screen, not so great in real life. For when the blow strikes your face, ladies, retiring to the kitchen and shedding tears in silence isn’t the best choice. Learn the art of life from your favourite telly actresses who combated domestic violence and dealt with it.
I heard someone saying, the two things that any and every Indian hold closest to their hearts are Maa, and Cinema. It’s only obviously that the compound of the two has to be magical. Mothers have been painted in many colors on the India silver screen.
Decided on any destination for summer vacation this year? Well, we’d say stay out of the smoggy places that have nothing but polluted air to offer – that is something we are inhaling back and forth to work, shopping, movies, schools and colleges every day. Aren’t we?
Pretty sure there are a couple of people on your hit list who are still breathing fine only because you don’t want to end up in a jail. But then you might want to commit that felony now, if someone promised you that you would be an inmate in any one of these 10 luxurious jails around the world. Trust me, they can put some big name resorts and chain hotels to shame.
When I was young, I couldn’t wait to get out of school. The tedious routine of getting up early, getting ready, homework - I get tired just mentioning them, let alone doing anything. Going to college wasn’t different either, and all I wanted was to get my degree as fast as possible and get my little behind out of the campus. But the students in these stunning campuses would rather spend their entire lives inside these premises.
Adolescence introduces a zillion changes to our lives, we are no longer children, and not even adults yet. It’s a confused state of being with our body and mind evolving into a new person every morning. What we experience during these years shapes the person we become in later years. Many cultures have thus recognized and glorified adolescence in their own ways.
Our actresses are just so beautiful and immaculate round the clock, we can only ogle and heave a sigh. But only those who work behind the scenes know that even the gorgeous Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor can use a little ‘pick me up’ at times. This is when their masterjis a.k.a ace costume designers come into play. Listing out the top designers of Bollywood who have made the Indian actress embodiment of grace
Divorces and break-ups can never be cheerful. The pain included in separating one’s self from one’s better half entails unfathomable pain. But at times, like the ones we describe here, knowing about the reasons behind the fall out of a marriage can leave you in splits.
For 60-year-old Suman Dugar from Jaipur, the death of her elder sister made her an entrepreneur. “After her death, I got so depressed and lonely that I decided to keep myself busy. I was always fascinated by art since childhood and had a dream of doing something in that field. Unfortunately, I couldn’t make a career in it when I was young as I failed to get the support of my family,” she says. But now, there’s no looking back.
A teacher is expected to mold the uninitiated minds into intellectual beings to gradually wheel the society towards a virtuous position, but how much worth can you place on a teacher who depraves a child’s innocence, encourages an entire class of 8 year olds to outcast one student, and poisons a son’s feelings for his father? Kedar’s dad will shake hands with the teacher and you will greet them with your outdated ‘Namaste’.
As a progressive society we have embraced a lot of changes over the years, but accepting a divorced woman continues to be a major challenge the Indian mindset is inept to handle. The perpetual curiosity and uncomfortable interrogation a woman has to put up with, not to mention the prejudice against her, is often more than egregious to be thrown at anyone who is in the process of recuperating a disaster.
You all had that older sibling who teased you throughout your childhood with stories describing how you were picked up from a garbage dump, don’t you? Yes, I was picked up by this family, the only one which I know as mine, some 24 years ago from the garbage dump where I was left to rot along with other unwanted, disowned objects abandoned by the society. My parents couldn’t produce a birth certificate during my admission in primary school and had to process a formal adoption.
There we were again, across the table, facing each other. I was stealing glimpses of his new ring. My mind had almost exploded with memories heaving up, memories that weighed way more than I could accommodate. Not a single memory spared clouding my thoughts. The five years of our relationship were complete with events, incidents, and promises. Some events were planned, others were unplanned, some incidents brought joys, and others fused with tears, some promises kept, some forsaken. But all in all, it was a great time we had spent together.