Cross your heart and say to yourself if you haven’t ever, for once dreamt of ruling the silver screen of Bollywood – of course you have, we all have, at some point in time – especially in the age of 13 to 21. While only few of us go on to realize their big dreams, the rest of us settle for more regular more practical careers.
The image that we project on social media? Nowadays it isn’t uncommon during conversations that we make a mention of someone whom we haven’t met in a long time, but have been familiar with her/his life through Facebook posts, and jumping into conclusions about them based on that. The other day, a friend of mine happened to make an assumption on someone’s life being close to perfect — a woman who seems to have it all together, with her perfect family pictures that exude sunshine and smiles.
Aqua Zumba is perfect if you are looking to make a splash by adding a low-impact, high-energy aquatic exercise to your fitness routine. Aqua Zumba blends the zumba philosophy with water resistance, for one pool party. There is less impact on your joints during an aqua zumba session, so you can really let loose.
No, he’s surely not disappeared, but planing to come back to the big screen with a bang! Last seen in an ecological thriller ‘Irada’, Warsi is currently shooting for the fourth installment of ‘Golmaal’, and claims he is shooting for some really “serious funny stuff”. The actor has been part of the comedy-action film since 2006. Directed by Rohit Shetty, the cast includes Ajay Devgn, Tusshar Kapoor, Kunal Kemmu, Shreyas Talpade, Tabu and Parineeti Chopra.
When we look at these faces, they strike as one of our own – as though he is the guy that steals glances, as though she is the girl next door.
Surfing largely remains an unexplored sport in India, so when a woman is making waves in that domain, that’s of huge significance. When Ishita Malaviya discovered her passion for surfing and decided to pursue the same, it wasn’t easy being a trailblazer in a country where the sight of swimsuit clad women still remains a rarity on its famous beaches, except for the tourists. Mumbai born Ishita shifted to Manipal in Coastal Karnataka to study journalism in 2007, where she met a German exchange student, who introduced her to surfboard.
The trailer of the Sushant Singh Rajput-Kriti Sanon ‘Raabta’ is out and is generating a lot of curiosity. Directed by Dinesh Vijan, the movie revolves around a simple love story intertwined with the theme of reincarnation. Jim Sarbh, who played the terrorist in ‘Neerja’, dons a negative role here too.
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?
You may know Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar as the Father of Indian Constitution, but many don’t know are the struggles he faced. Born on 14th April, 1891, Babasaheb, as he is popularly known, was a social reformer who championed the cause of the Dalits, women and labour. Dr. Ambedkar suffered many hardships in his life for being a member of the Dalit community. A jurist and an economist, he was also independent India’s first law minister. When it was time for deciding the nation’s national language, Sanskrit was the first choice for Ambedkar.
A photograph of a frail looking Vinod Khanna in his hospital gown – a private image which was never supposed to have been shared, has been going viral these days. After media outlets picked up the picture and republished it, reactions were widespread with some expressing their shock and grief, others sharing the picture, commenting on it, and even speculating about the illness that Vinod Khanna could be suffering from. Throughout all this media frenzy, Vinod Khanna’s family maintained a dignified silence, with his son Rahul Khanna stating that he is doing much better.
India is a unique place where the ancient melds (almost) seamlessly with the modern, where sanskaar can be found seated comfortably next to progressive values. Sometimes, however, efforts to mix such varied perspectives and experiences result in hilarious outcomes. The modern Indian arranged marriage market is one such example. Check out these super-funny matrimonial ads and let them make your day!
While whether a rapist should be subjected to death penalty or not is in debates, let’s take a look at how other countries are dealing with rapists. North Korea – The dictator of North Korean law has no mercy for a rapist – not sure if anyone is complaining about this one law. A rapist in North Korea is being fired at his head by a trained firing squad.
After disappearing from the glamour industry 17 years ago, Mamta Kulkarni made headlines again recently, but not for the right reasons.
In India, most children are packed off to big schools when they are barely three – they get involved in structured work, leaving no time for imagination. Also, except for a few, most of these schools share their pre-primary sections with the older sections, hence much of the infrastructure is made for the older students. This can be quite overwhelming and difficult for the tiny ones. A parent had even complained once about how the toilets in their school were designed for much bigger children.
Actress Sneha Ullal photographed during the special screening of film “A Dog’s Purpose” in Mumbai on April 2, 2017. Sneha Ullal — popular to Indian audience as the doppelganger of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan — was recently spotted in Mumbai at the screening of the movie A Dog’s Purpose. Sneha hasn’t been active in the movies since 2015, her last movie being Bezubaan Ishq. These days, she dedicates her time fighting for the cause of animals, and her social media profile often features adoption appeals and awareness posts.
Known for making intensely emotional movies based on extremely agonizing relationships, director Mohit Suri seem to have hit the right cord with the audience when it comes to this kind of genre. Starting off his career as an assistant director, Suri has come a long way with as many as 11 movies on his resumé as a director.On the occasion of his 36th birthday, here’s a look at those 11 films that feature attractive actors, intense romance, chart-busting music and a unique storyline.
Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor come together in the big screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s bestselling book, Half Girlfriend. Directed by Mohit Suri (most famous for ‘Ek Villian’ and ‘Aashiqui 2’), the trailer of the film shows an angst love story between the two main leads of the movie. Like every other Mohit Suri film, expect a lot of great tracks from this movie, which are bound to top the charts, and expect a lot of intense scenes that will make emotional.
The incident is still pretty fresh in our memory – we are talking about Kangana Ranaut’s allegations on Karan Johar and the industry at large, that how it runs on nepotism. While we were following the story closely, we couldn’t help but notice that despite a long history and bond with the who’s who of Bollywood, the careers of many star kids fell flat on their faces while those who were alien to B’town have actually achieved unreal success.
Anita Abhishek (name changed) did not bother much about a small lump that she had found on her right breast. She forgot about it and continued with her normal life. However, four months later, when she fell ill and had to undergo tests, she found out that the lump in her breast was cancerous. By then, she was already on Stage 2 B of breast cancer. Though treatable, this meant that she had to undergo rounds of chemotherapy, which for some, can be a painful experience.
It’s been 10 beautiful years that the most beautiful woman in the world broke a million hearts and tied knot with the very handsome Abhishek Bachchan. When invited to share his opinion on his wife’s performance in Jazzba, he detailed his admiration of Aishwarya, “To start with you have to understand that she is an actor who started her career with a de-glamorous film like ‘Iruvar’.
The Academy Awards or the Oscar is one of the most sort-after and prestigious award shows in the world. It is the biggest show which recognises and honours the talented artistes of not just Hollywood, but also world cinema. It is also the event where the women get to dress up in their best. As the A-listers walk the red carpet, the eyes of the ‘fashion police’ are on every bit of adornment they have on them, from dress, to jewellery to shoes, how they do their hair, what brand they wear, whether the make-up is suitable, every minute detail is throughly scrutinised by the world. But of course, most amount of attention is given to the most gorgeous and extravagant dresses, made by world’s finest couturiers, worn by the most beautiful women of the industry.
“Teri Meri Kahaani, Filmi Geeto Ki Zubaani” Abhi and Bindu create a mix tape of all the songs that had an impact on their lives. Watch them record all the memorable moments of their lives in a 4×6 cassette.
When model/actress Angela Krislinzki pictured Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan in a good light, calling him her mentor, little did she know that it will lead to a tempest in a teacup. Hrithik took offence to her claim, and he tweeted questioning the veracity of the same, apparently looking amnesic to the whole story. The controversy, however, had a catalysing effect on the fame of Angela, who is an emerging actress in the South.