Every few months a unique food trend hits the ‘gram’, making it the most trending, viral and topical thing of the moment. There are a lot of food items that are just perfect for Instagram, in terms of its looks, appeal and aesthetic. But sometimes, just because it looks good in a picture, doesn’t not mean that it tastes good or is healthy.We scrolled through numerous social media hashtags to present to you the most good-looking food items / trends, that might be not so bad when it comes to its taste. With plenty of videos and recipes on Instagram and YouTube, some of them are not too difficult to make at home. So while you chill at home during this quarantine time, try giving these food trends a shot, and tell us which one you liked the most and which one is just too bizarre.
The Government recently asked people to cultivate good habits such as waking up early, sticking to a new diet and meditating during the 21-day coronavirus lockdown period. A Press Information Bureau (PIB) tweet quoted research by Dr Maxwell Maltz which claims that it takes 21 days to cultivate a new habit.With COVID-19 and the subsequent lockdown changing the way we work and function in our daily lives, we are faced with a rather paradoxical situation. With travel cut down to zero, except for going out to buy essentials, offices and schools shut and no entertainment options open outside, we are faced with both a lot of time in our hands and with having to ensure that we prioritise this time to become productive with work and family.So, rather than fret over what might be in store for us in the future, let us use the time we get beyond work to cultivate some good habits:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered 1.3 billion Indians to stay at home for 21 days to stem the spread of this virus. One important aspect is to build specific guidelines for your team in order to collectively achieve business goals. Your remote employees will have questions that not everyone in the team instantly has the answers to.
Yahoo India, in collaboration with Biogetica, has started a special series on COVID-19 as part of which doctors will answer all the coronavirus-related questions sent in by users. Biogetica has a panel of doctors ready to reply to questions around COVID-19 with precise information. Question: Do i need to be tested if I have fever, cough and cold?
“Manmohan Desai was the genius who had the audacity to tell the audience in the very first frame that he was going to be illogical, make a fool of them and they better enjoy it.” Be it Box Office or enduring value, the propellants of cinema are the hoi polloi, the common people, not the critics: no one symbolized, and underlined, this fact more resoundingly than Manmohan Desai. Throughout his career, critics derided his films as ‘illogical’, ‘formulaic’, ‘corny’ and ‘crass’, but the audience lapped them up gleefully and turned them into massive blockbusters.
As far as filmy formulas are concerned, feuding families opposed to love birds is one of Bollywood's oldest and most minted one. This week's release, Jai Mummy Di is centred around two warring moms whose kids fall in love. We take the opportunity to revisit some of the famous love stories that weathered against family enmity.
As one of the most revered screen idols, Pran's chilling villainy forever associated his name with notoriety. On his 100th birth anniversary, we look back at his most memorable roles.
In many ways, Varun Dhawan, beautifully transformed into the link between the David Dhawan-Govinda-Salma Khan kind of cinema and the indie-minded filmmaker as well as the corporate mindset driven producers.
Rajshri Productions' 'Maine Pyaar Kiya' hits the screens and scorches the Box Office. The newcomers, Salman Khan and Bhagyashree, become nation-wide heart-throbs. The critics laud film and the female lead, but aren’t so kind to Salman. ‘Another flash in the pan like Kumar Gaurav’ is the common refrain.
‘Jawaani Jaaneman’ is a short and sweet comedy that had the potential to be much more. A more thoughtful script and better character development could have really lifted the narrative.
Before you can shout ‘Take my money’, take a look what films are in store and vote to tell us which film do you is worth your time and money.
Kangana Ranaut is in top form in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s ‘Panga’, as a gifted kabbadi player (Jaya Nigam) who gives up on a promising sports career after motherhood. Happy to be the quintessential middle-class working mom, her heart yearns for the thrill of being on court once again. What initially starts as a joke to pacify her son, soon seems like a daunting, but not impossible, task for Jaya, who was the former captain of the Indian kabbadi team.
This year started off with the release of Deepika Padukone’s much-awaited film, Chhapaak, directed by Meghna Gulzar, which had Padukone take on the rather challenging role of acid victim Malti. The last few years have seen a proliferation of biopics in Bollywood, as filmmakers make a dash to capture the lives of famous personalities on screen. This trend is set to continue in 2020 as well, with a number of biopics lined up.
The massive outpour of both support as well as opposition against the government's new Citizenship Amendment Act brings to mind images from classic films and television series such as Garam Hava, Buniyaad, Tamas and Maachis.
Deepika Padukone has taken a huge risk by coming out in support of JNU protestors, which has also, unfortunately, reflected in the box office numbers of Chhapaak. However, the Meghna Gulzar directorial, which has Padukone playing Malti, an acid attack survivor, has been lauded for its bold and compelling storytelling. With this film, Padukone has also moved a step ahead by taking on a role which is challenging and at odds with the characters she has been taking up lately.Chhapaak is also the first among many films lined up this year which will be headlined by women. Let us take a look at the women-centric films to watch out for in 2020, some of which are fictional while others are based on the lives of real women:
In the first month of the new millennium, Bollywood witnessed a phenomenon like none. Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai, a love story with a sparkling soundtrack and featuring two fresh-faced debutants set the box office on fire. Blessed with Greek-God looks and superlative dancing skills, Hrithik Roshan became an overnight star and the rest, as they say, is history. On its 20th anniversary, we look at some interesting trivia about the blockbuster movie.
Karan Arjun was the last hurrah of the 90s masala multi-starrers before Bollywood discovered a new language at the turn of the century. Here are some interesting facts about the reincarnation-revenge drama.
Much like his designs, Krsnaa Mehta’s home is a playful balance between the exotic and the ethnic-chic. Defined by bold colourways, juxtaposing patterns and characterful art pieces, the Mumbai apartment rewrites the rules on home decor. “Interiors are the soul of your home. Believe it or not, I didn’t have any hard and fast rules to follow when I was doing up my space,” says the interior designer and founder of home decor and utilities brand India Circus. The sole guide was that every room within the 1,100-square-foot space be decorated to serve its function – Mehta’s tip to keeping visual clutter at bay. Take a look at how the designer pulls off patterns and eclectic colour schemes without losing the plot.
Hordes of Bollywood films hit the screens each year but only a handful among them create tremendous pre-release buzz. Here are the 10 most awaited movies that are slated to release in 2020.