Arguably, one of the best actors amongst the NewAge stars, he has raised the bar with each performance of his. And, how! In a throwback interview, he talks to Sumita Chakraborty about his struggle, making it big and more.
You are an industry outsider who stormed Bollywood with path-breaking roles and fabulous performances. How would you describe your journey?
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Poonam Khubani's Pick Of The Month
It’s a rollercoaster ride on the OTT wave. From inspiring tales, super-natural stories to thrillers and spillers, the OTT platform is flourishing with interesting shows. The multi-talented Poonam Khubani, producer and melodious singer picks 5 of the best web-series that are worth watching. Read on…
I make a fun world - and I believe that the world definitely needs the best of oxygen… that's comedy!” - Raaj Shaandilyaa
Dream Girl director Raaj Shaandilyaa tells Sumita Chakraborty why he loves working on comedy films and more.
5 stand-up comedians on the OTT platform who are so good that you will be literally laughing out loud.
There goes an old saying that laughter is the best medicine and well that saying is true. Laughing does not only release ‘happy hormones’ in your body but it also makes you feel better about life in general. Making someone laugh is an art which has to be mastered.
Nauheen Cyrusi' latest onscreen project SIX has won her a lot of kudos but her social endeavour of opening her closet for the Covid Relief Fundraiser has won hearts.
One of the most popular names in the UK music industry, Arzutraa has created a buzz by releasing two albums in a span of a year.
Blast from the past “Honestly, I tell you - I haven't had a single affair up to this date.” – Kalpana Iyer
Critics accuse her of vulgarising the cabaret; heroines dismiss her as a temporary survivor on sheer sex power; but heroes pant at and after her hip-wriggles, stripping and bad games! KALPANA IYER knows that her figure is her fortune, and flaunts it (on and offscreen) to the ‘barest’ maximum to make it pay – in cash and kind!
Are you the type who wakes up every morning, worried and wanting to do so much for your skin? Do you have guilt pangs gnawing away at you every time you look in the mirror? For most of us, life begins and ends with planning our skincare routine, adding and eliminating products in our cart till the sun stops shining. Fret not, your skincare regime doesn’t have to be an impassable labyrinth, it can be simplified to make it more manageable and consistent.
To have my voice in the title track of an iconic film like Coolie No. i was a big deal for me personally! -Raj Pandit
Salim of Salim-Sulaiman fame calls him the backbone of Salim-Sulaiman. Meet the very talented Raj Pandit who started his career as a child prodigy and ended up becoming a music sensation in the Hindi Film Industry.
“STORIES I MUST TELL: THE EMOTIONAL LIFE OF AN ACTOR”
IS SELF-EXPLANATORY TITLE. IT’S THE EXPERIENCE OF A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL LIFE. - KABIR BEDI
Has The Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt Starrer Brahmāstra Been The Worst Hit By The Pandemic?
Director Ayan Mukerji and producer Karan Johar’s ambitious venture Brahmāstra has been plodding on for more than three years due to production and post-production delays. And now with coronavirus restrictions, the film has been indefinitely stuck. Sumita Chakraborty investigates why this ambitious venture – the part one of a trilogy has been stuck for so long. Read on…
Sushant Singh Rajput - The Man Who Could Have Ruled Bollywood!
Gone Too Soon... Indeed, the man who won billions of hearts with his honest performances could have been the king of Bollywood. Sumita Chakraborty remembers the fabulously talented Sushant Singh Rajput and traces his journey into the acting world.
The Birds of Kanha
RAJESH MENON is a photographer from Delhi, who specializes in images from nature. Here he shares some of the beautiful birds of Kanha Shanti Vanam, the 1300 acre property outside Hyderabad, India, that is the international headquarters of the Heartfulness Institute. It is also a green sanctuary.
ANIRUDH DHANDA explores the way memories trigger heartfelt events and people from the past, and remind us of situations that evoke emotional responses. Is this what being human is all about?
The Cosmic Chaos of India
Just like the cosmos, when you see India for the first time everything seems chaotic and yet every Indian person finds his/ her own order in that hustle which all goes in tandem. Pavan Rajurkar a freelance illustrator based out of Mumbai, capture this Indianness perfectly in his artworks for many different brands and studios. Some of his recent illustrations have been displayed here.
Doctor of Happiness: An Art Essay
SUKRITI VADHERA KOHLI is the founder of Doctor of Happiness, helping young people with depression and other mental conditions through her art and online platform. Here she speaks with VANESSA PATEL about what inspired her to open up this forum, and what a difference art can make to our well-being.
Meet with clients amid the city’s kaleidoscopic sights and sounds.
El derecho a estar segura
Desde que un ataque horrendo conmocionara a India, las mujeres de ese país han demandado -y obtenido- más protección frente al acoso y el abuso en espacios públicos,
Discover The Remnants Of Empires And The Seeds Of Independence In Mumbai
Discover the remnants of empires and the seeds of independence in India’s most populous city.
Building A Sporting Nation
Marathons are changing the shape of the nation. We ask the brains behind the Delhi and Mumbai Half Marathons, how exactly.
An Expat Learns the Key to Authentic Indian Cooking
Cooking lessons at home in Mumbai.
The 12 Best Rooftop Bars Around The World
The world looks different when viewed from these stunning rooftop destinations.