Entertainment: Tanuja and Kajol
While Bollywood has several mother-daughter duos, Tanuja and Kajol stand out amongst them all. Tanuja was a well-known name in the 1970s, with numerous successful movies to her credit. When Kajol entered the industry in the 1990s, she was an instant success. Her fame even overtook her mother’s and she has been a sought-after actor for three decades now!
Politics: Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra are perhaps the most famous mother-daughter duo in India today. Priyanka had kept away from politics for a long time, except for the occasional visits to her mother’s constituency, Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh. It was only in 2019 that she decided to follow her mother’s path, and entered politics formally after being appointed the Congress General Secretary in charge of the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh.
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My disciples call me MANU MASTER!
Varsha Ramachandran shares details of Virtual Bharat’s recent film on the remarkable artiste Manu Master
BATTING FOR TRIUMPH
One of the enduring names in the Indian cricket team for over 16 years, Dinesh Karthik has proved his worth not just as a senior player but also as the captain for three years of one of the celebrated Indian Premier League (IPL) teams, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). Meera J Pillai caught up with the humble and diligent KKR captain for an exclusive interview about being an Indian cricketer and the IPL
Remembering the MAHATMA
On October 2, India observes Gandhi Jayanthi, the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. Known primarily for his non-violent form of protest, the honorific 'Mahatma', first given to him in 1914 in South Africa, is now used worldwide. In remembrance of his invaluable contributions to India's Independence, Culturama looks at some key events in his life.
Short cultural snippets for an easily digestible India
Around the world in 5
It is World Food Day on October 16, and Divya Ramesh looks at some of the most exclusive and exorbitantly priced meals from around the world.
A TRUE GLOBAL CITIZEN
During the Democratic National Convention in the United States when Democratic Party candidate for Vice President, Kamala D. Harris, thanked her ‘chittis’ (aunts) in her speech, Indians around the world went into a frenzy. She has proudly embraced her diverse background by uplifting her Indian as well as her American heritage. It is her birthday on October 20, and Team Culturama is celebrating this remarkable Global Citizen and her Indian connection
Build Your Immunity
Immunity has become one of the more commonly used words around the world since the start of the pandemic. Jennifer Thomas shares ways people can make themselves healthier
123… The Happiest Man
Varsha Ramachandran shares about Virtual Bharat’s latest video that is taking YouTube by storm with the story of Swami Sivananda, a 123- year-old man
Around the world in 5
In India, fair skin is considered beautiful. While jewels are valued, simple accessories such as flowers in the hair, bindi on the forehead and henna designs on the palms and feet contribute further to enhance one’s beauty. Let’s look at what is considered beautiful in other parts of the world
LEARNING AND EMBRACING INDIA
Being a regular visitor, Sharon Sivalenka from the United States, President of the Overseas Women of Chennai Club, believes that her journey here over the years has been evolving and she has learnt to adapt to the challenges and embrace the uniqueness of India
BEST FOOT forward
RENUKA SHAHANE TALKS ABOUT BEING A DIRECTOR AND SHARES ANECDOTES ABOUT HER CO-STARS AND HER PERSONAL LIFE. VEDANSHI PATHAK TAKES NOTES
Kajol Tells It Like It Is
Kajol, who came back to our screens with Tribhanga talks to Raghuvendra Singh about the experience
NOT WHEN SOBER, BUT WHEN DRUNK…?
DOES ALCOHOL HELP LUBRICATE YOUR SEX LIFE BECAUSE OF LOWERED INHIBITIONS?
Stepping onto the SCENE
Millenial actor, Athiya Shetty, navigates a brave new world with effortless grace, determination, and a sparkling warmth
Full Citizenship Chai, With Ilaichi
Denial of the right to love still kills young people in India. For LGBT couples, not even the law is on their side.
I have a different kind of attachment to sarees
KAJOL TALKS ABOUT EMBRACING FASHION AND TEACHING HER KIDS THE VALUE OF MONEY
Do you remember Kajol’s entry in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham?
Kajol And Ajay Devgn Revisit Romance
A Filmfare exclusive with Ajay Devgn and Kajol
Spreading Joy Of Learning Music
Furtados School of Music, founded in July 2011, is one of the most popular music schools across the country.
Ajay Devgn: I Don't Think About My Stardom
Ajay Devgn says he doesn’t care or think about stardom, and that helps him stay in touch with reality.