COVER STORY: Khushalii Kumar on embracing her big bollywood dreams

Khushalii Kumar continues to explore different realms of creativity, from being a designer to appearing in numerous music videos produced by her legacy home brand T-series to now making her film debut. Dhokha: Round D Corner sees her big Bollywood dreams coming true. With talented co-stars like Aparshakti Khurana and R Madhavan on board, she’s … Read more

COVER STORY : Aparchakti Khurana on Changing Lanes with versatile roles

Aparshakti Khurana has made a name for himself doing comic roles. Like his brother Ayushmann Khurrana, he too has been part of radio and theater before setting foot in the film industry. Now, he’s all set to reveal a darker, gray-shaded avatar of himself in the forthcoming thriller Dhokha: Round D Corner. He’s been paired … Read more

“I go for any story that has that quality,” says OTT star Jitendra Kumar

There are actors and then there are those who get skin-deep into the character and etch a permanent place in the hearts of the audience with their honest on-screen portrayal. Jitendra Kumar, lovingly called Jeetu Bhaiya by his massive fan-following is one of those actors. A man of the masses and one who has had … Read more

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone – a love story for the ages

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are undoubtedly one of Bollywood’s most-loved couples. They don’t shy away from social media PDA and are often seen dropping adorable comments under each other’s pictures. That’s not all—Ranveer has always been quite open about his admiration for Deepika and all the success she has achieved. Adding to that, the … Read more

Pallonji Mistry: Man with eye for India’s growth story

Pallonji Shapoorji Mistry, the head of 157-year-old, Mumbai-headquartered engineering and construction SP group, was a reclusive industrialist who was rarely seen in the media or high-profile corporate circuit. While Mistry, who passed away on June 28, 2022, was a big name in the construction field and built an empire worth $29 billion — according to … Read more

The story of a mansion

TENSING RODRIGUES Just on the edge of the Confisca, in the heart of Carmona, stood a large mansion, at least 400 square meters of floor area; I say stood, because today they are two houses with a common wall. Probably at some point of time the mansion was divided among two brothers; I say brothers … Read more

Shah Rukh Khan’s love story with India, decoded through his films

Shah Rukh Khan remains one of the few people in India who needs no introduction. The boy-next-door from Delhi who became a mega, mega star. The man who has reigned over Bollywood – the core of the country’s soft power – for decades now. The actor who has starred in self-reverential movies, and charmed us … Read more

Top Gun: Maverick, The Mithali Raj story

The first time I saw Mithali Raj was after the end of an Indian team training session at the Bandra-Kurla Complex ground in Mumbai ahead of the 2013 Women’s World Cup. She’d just emerged from the dressing room after a batting stint. Some of her team-mates were still stretching and cooling down on the turf … Read more

BTS, the seven boys who revolutionized K-Pop: Their story of blood, sweat and tears

In 2016, BTS were taken by surprise when their name was announced at the Melon Awards. In an often-shared video, the band looks on in disbelief, with BTS leader RM uncertainly standing up. It’s their first Daesang (Grand Prize), infusing hope in them again as they had come close to disbanding. BTS leader RM (born … Read more

‘Flee is a double coming-out story’: Director Jonas Poher Rasmussen on his Oscar-nominated documentary

AFTER years of trying to hide his past, Amin Nawabi (pseudonym) finally opened up to his long-time friend Jonas Poher Rasmussen about fleeing with his family as a child from his Kabul home to Moscow and then finding a passage out of Russia to Denmark after a long arduous wait. Recounted mostly through animation, his … Read more