‘Batti Gul Meter Chalu’ wants to showcase a pertinent issue, but trips on many roadblocks, much like a constantly tripping electricity connection in the small Uttarakhand town the story is set in.
If you ever had a tough time making up your mind about whom to love and found yourself being overruled by the heart time and again, this one is for you.
From JP Dutta, to Sanjay Dutt and Shilpa Shetty, Bollywood devotees bring Ganesha idols to be installed at their homes ahead of Ganpati festival in Mumbai.
Out of the closet and straight into these LGBTQ friendly destinations! The recent Supreme Court ruling decriminalising Section 377 has brought about a greater transformation and good cheer for the community.
Between the five years of 2011 and 2015, India lost nearly 40,000 young people to suicide. Young people = between the ages of 15 and 29.
Known to the current generation as a vocal and forthright Twitter personality, Rishi Kapoor has always been considered a fine actor. Here are some roles that embellish that viewpoint.
Bollywood’s favourite bad-cum-funny man turns a year older today. As Shakti Kapoor turns 66, we remember his most memorable roles and ask you to vote for your favourite.
‘Stree’ is a horror comedy that keeps you completely entertained. Amar Kaushik’s debut film has a rare mix of really scary moments peppered with a generous dose of humour. Here’s how it unfolds: Residents of the small northern Indian town of Chanderi believe that a female ghost (Stree) visits every house during the four days of a local temple festival.
How often have you believed a friend’s scary ghost story? Most of us may have heard of terrifying tales involving a spirit or an ‘aatma’ and then suffered endless nightmares as kids (and even as adults).
There was a time when Bollywood made compelling Bollywood films. Some films date back to 1949, remember ‘Mahal’ where Ashok Kumar and Madhubala played the main leads? Ram Gopal Verma gave us some spine-chilling stories like ‘Raat’, ‘Bhoot’ and ‘Darna Mana Hai’ but he seems to have lost his flourish lately.
Raksha Bandhan holds a special meaning in the hearts of every Indian. It is a festival to celebrate the bond of love between brothers and sisters. The sister prays for her brother’s safety and prosperity while tying rakhi, and brother promises to protect her against all odds.
These Bollywood baddies are so bad, they’re super good! We bring you the classic Bollywood villains that our film industry has entertained us with in the past, and ask you, who is the baddest of them all?
As India prepares to celebrate its 72nd year of independence on August 15, 2018, here’s a quick quiz to help you recollect some of the significant people and factors of the freedom struggle.
Luckily, entrepreneurs Sanjay and Naina Parekh, the folks behind EUME, found a solution to that in the form of the world’s first built-in massager backpack! With its innovative technology, the backpacks are set to be a game changer in the travel gear category. What’s more is that the brand is being endorsed by ace cricketer and youth icon, Hardik Pandya.
You may have seen many movies and TV shows featuring a psychologist, but let me tell you, it is not as glamorous as it looks.The work that psychologists do is important, especially in today’s times, with our stressful lives, crowded cities and economic and social pressures. The field of psychology is vast and if you choose to become one, Karan Gupta, an Educationalist, answers all the important questions on what it takes to become a therapist. Firstly, what is the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?
Known for bringing contemporary jazz and western forms of dance to India, Shiamak Davar is a dance legend that most dancers look up to. Will Dance’, The Shiamak Dance Movement is the largest in the world and has reached out to over a million dance enthusiasts across India, Canada, Australia, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates.
Shaad Ali’s ‘Soorma’, based on the life of former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh, is an incredible saga of a man who battled paralysis and made a comeback to the national side. This inspirational story slackens now and then, but the premise and its treatment, make it eminently watchable.
In recent times, thanks to social media and our fast-paced lifestyles, mental health conditions have worsened at an alarming rate. In fact, depression is the leading cause of ill health worldwide. According to the latest estimates from WHO, more than 300 million people are now living with depression. WHO says that India itself is home to an estimated 57 million people (18% of the global estimate) affected by depression.
There are numerous benefits of switching to natural and organic skincare routine, not just on your skin but also on the environment. Chemical skin care products may make our lives easy but we forget that regular use of chemicals may have adverse affect on our skin and can cause severe illnesses. This is where organic skincare products play an important role and make a difference.
With hits like Saudagar, 1942: A Love Story, Khamoshi, Dil Se.., and Mann, it is not surprising to know that Manisha Koirala was one of the highest paid actresses of the 90s, in Bollywood. Coming from a political family (her father is a politician and a former minister of environment and her grandfather was was the Prime Minister of Nepal during the late 1950s to the early 1960s), Manisha aspired to become a doctor before trying her hand at modelling.
On the fourth International Yoga Day 2018, here are a few interesting questions to create self-awareness about this globally accepted form of physical, mental and spiritual practice.