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Category archives: Artist

TUSHAR UNADKAT announced as the GUEST of HONOR & JURY member for KAIROS 2018

The graduating students of Textile and Apparel Design, Institute of Fashion Technology, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara will be highlighting their collection through KAIROS 2018 on March 24, 2018, which is the culmination of their three years affiliation with the Institute and because of their perennial hard work. It is an academic event that is a visual treat with models sashaying down […]

 
 
 

Pancham Da’s Music in this iPhone X Ad Will Give You Goosebumps

When music producer Pete Cannon shared the video of the advert for the latest model of the iPhone series on social media, the soundtrack struck some Bollywood buffs as familiar. It was the legendary Indian music maverick RD Burman’s unmistakable trumpet tune from his composition – Meri Nazar Hai Tujh Pe from the 1980 film, The Burning Train, a multi-starrer featuring Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Vinod Khanna, Vinod Mehra, Parveen Babi, Hema […]

Complete list of winners 90th Academy Awards 2018

The glittering event honouring some of the best ones in world cinema—Oscars took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. The 90th Academy Awards was attended by the who’s who of the West where stars descended in their full might. Here’s a complete list of deserving winners who dazzled at the Oscars stage and took the coveted trophy home: Best Picture: “The Shape of Water” Lead Actor: Gary […]

Review: Dangerous Minds by S Hussain Zaidi and Brijesh Singh

The book — a fruitful collaboration between seasoned investigative journalist S Hussain Zaidi and IPS officer Brijesh Singh — warns its readers of the acts it enlists and about how these stories are mostly bewildering tragedies soaked in horror. Still, the eight profiles of home-grown terrorists in Dangerous Minds are riveting. The book explores “the lives, early beginnings, careers and sudden transformations of seemingly regular people into merchants of death.” […]

Sridevi dies of cardiac arrest: Some facts about the screen icon

Veteran actor Sridevi died in Dubai on Saturday after a cardiac arrest. She was 54. Popularly hailed as the first female superstar of Hindi cinema, the actor was in Dubai with her husband Boney Kapoor and younger daughter Khushi to attend nephew and actor Mohit Marwah’s wedding. The actor had married film producer Boney Kapoor with whom she had two daughters. Her sudden death shocked Bollywood and legions of her […]

 
 
 

Happy Birthday Jagjit Singh: 4 soul-stirring songs of the legendary singer

Renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh crooned many beautiful melodies that are timeless and are still remembered by the music lovers. It goes without saying that the singer had the art of expressing human emotions with his melodious voice. Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was an Indian Ghazal singer, composer and musician. Known as the “Ghazal King”. He sang in numerous languages. He […]

Book review of Trust No Aunty: The burden of being brown and a woman

If you’re a brown woman – of any age group, living in any part of the world — you have my sympathies. Because we are burdened with a lot of contradictory expectations. Like being pretty but not sexy, to excel at work but be home on time, be friendly to everybody but not over-friendly. And our biological clock is ticking but sex is taboo. And unlike our counterparts around the […]

Remembering Amorous English Poet Lord Byron: His Beautiful Quotes

George Gordon Byron, as he is popularly known, was a British Romantic poet, English nobleman, peer, politician, and satirist whose poetry and personality captured the imagination of Europe. Byron led an unconventional lifestyle and produced a massive amount of emotion-stirring literary works. He died at a young age of 36 years in Greece pursuing romantic adventures of heroism. Let’s have a look at of his most famous quotes: “Friendship is […]

Rukshana Eisa’s The Golden Code is a ready reckoner of etiquettes and manners

Sample this: You are at a party, and your friend’s spouse starts hitting on you. What are you supposed to do? Or, you are sipping a drink, nicely sprawled on a lounger, when someone introduces you to another guest. Now, should you stand up or stay seated? What’s the right thing to do when you are out with others for a meal and no one reaches out for the bill? […]

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Fearless Nadia On Her 110th Birth Anniversary

Google Doodle paid a tribute to Fearless Nadia on her 110th birth anniversary. Mary Ann Evans, better known by her stage name Fearless Nadia was an actress and stuntwoman from Australia who made her mark in the Hindi film industry by her death defying acts. She is most remembered for her role in Hunterwaliin 1935 which was one of the earliest female-lead Indian films. Nadia married Homi Wadia, a film maker […]