Fame attracts fame, and riches gravitate towards riches. The wealth at the disposal of Bollywood actresses is beyond imagination of the middle class salaried people like you and I. But the treasure placed at the feet of such goddesses when opulent businessmen, captivated in their charm, offer them their hearts are unreal.
Rape, inarguably, one of the most heinous crimes known to mankind. Unfortunately India is faced with these shameful incidents more in the recent times or maybe these crimes are coming to light on account of social media. 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.
This past week, as we settled down with our mugs of freshly brewed draught beer, I saw Cynthia* roll her eyes when she spotted the hickey on my neck. Both, my friends Cynthia and Amitabh* where ‘happily’ married with healthy spouses and there was no reason for me to believe otherwise. Cynthia replied, almost disgusted, as if I was indulging in some immoral act, “After the long working hours and with a kid, how do you manage to find time to have sex?” I realized immediately it had less to do with my sex-life and more to do with hers.
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.
Manav Subodh, Co-Founder 1M1B, and Director, International Development, Berkeley Innovation Acceleration Group and Berkeley Executive Education, UC Berkeley, left his fancy job at Intel to make a difference in the lives of villagers through village accelerator programs run by his organisation. He believes real heroes from the villages need a global platform to talk, share their stories, inspire others, influence policies and get recognized.
Govind Ramakrishnan, a 17-year-old NRI poet, recently released his book in New York titled “My World in Fifty Words”, the proceeds of which will go towards funding initiatives of his charity YASA - Youth Against Sexual Assault. He is working tirelessly to transform the youth into aware and responsible adults and prevent sexual assault. He aspires to be an agent of change and contribute his mite in influencing people through his writings.
‘A Gentleman’ is a stylishly made action film that seems to strike a good balance with an interesting premise, a breezy romance and some understated humour. Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez have an engaging plot to work with. Is this a case of mistaken identity?
Ganesha Chaturthi is celebrated with enthusiasm and vigor all over the world by Hindus and even others. Lord Ganesha is much loved and preparations of the festival starts way before the actual day with craftsmen making idols months in advance. The idol is immersed in water with much fanfare and cities like Mumbai and Pune see huge crowds on the immersion day. More and more people are becoming sensitive to the environmental impact that Ganeshas made of PoP and toxic colors have, when immersed. Hence, many are now opting to make their own special Ganeshas at home or buy eco-friendly ones. We feature here some inspirations to help you make idols of different natural materials at home. Make one yours today. It will not just make you but even Lord Ganesha mighty pleased.
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.
According to a survey conducted in five major cities across India, 9 out of 10 Indians who smoke suffer from poor mental and physical health, but are unable to quit smoking, despite knowing the health implications of continuing. A recent study has revealed that even light smoking, that is smoking only one cigarette a day, could potentially increase the risk of death. India has around 100 million smokers, with tobacco usage killing 9,00,000 every year, as per government figures. With awareness of the ill-effects of smoking being high among smokers, it becomes important to find ways of kicking the habit and staying away from it. Motivate yourself: The first step towards quitting smoking is by thinking positive and motivating yourself.
‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ is a typical Bollywood love story. The endearing characters, who are indispensable to this story, make this small-town tale heartwarming. Bitti from Bareilly loves break dance, English films and an occasional puff and this obviously doesn’t fit the description of a ‘suitable girl’.
When Sahil Dhingra and Pooja Bhayana started the "Let's Barter India" Facebook group, little did they know that they would go on to create the world's largest Facebook community for barter.
This well-intentioned film is trite, verbose and protracted. ‘Toilet – Ek Prem Katha’ tries too hard to drive home its point – however valid – and in the process spends too much time circumventing the real issue. A topic such as this one needed dollops of humour to engage the audience, but the excruciatingly lengthy runtime of 155 minutes only serves to the contrary.
The number of abandoned dogs on the roads of Bengaluru are on the rise. It is time the lawmakers understand the need to implement stricter animal welfare laws which protect animals and crack down on abusers.
Personal hygiene and good health go hand in hand, and it is imperative for every parent to ensure that their children, who are more inclined to fall ill than adults as they come in close contact with easily transmitted germs, imbibe healthy and clean habits.
Some years ago, Kushroo Poacha broke his PF to start Indianblooddonors.com, the first of its kind service that connects blood donors to those in need of blood. Now, he also runs Seva Kitchen, a service that makes meals accessible to relatives of hospital patients, and Neki ka Pitara that serves refreshments to patients and their caretakers in hospitals across the country.
Bollywood Journalist in a candid chat with SRK, where talks about his aspirations to work in Mahabharata, his kids and his bodygaurds
Notorious as an industry swamped in jealously and rivalry woven into its fabric, Bollywood seldom gets credit for the lifelong strong friendships that have formed and evolved under its umbrella. Being the first Sunday of August, as we all tie that bright band around our BFF’s wrist, click to know about 11 BFF jodies of Bollywood.
Here some lovely pictures of Sonam and her alleged boyfriend Anand Ahuja that are giving us serious relationship goals!