Shah Rukh Khan and the emperor's new clothes

By Aparna Mudi | Friday, October 31, 2014 - 14:17

Never a die-hard fan, but I have always admired this charming fellow from Delhi. My favourite Shah Rukh Khan moment was his introductory scene in ‘Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ where he plays rugby in the rain. I guess every SRK fan fell for him in that movie. Maybe, the credit goes more to Aditya Chopra than to SRK himself.

Shades of grey – The perception of perfection

By Gayatri Sankar | Monday, October 20, 2014 - 09:10

“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.” - Salvador Dalí

Each of us has often heard people discussing perfection and what we could do to try and become “perfect”. We often assume that everything around us is either black or white, and seldom acknowledge or appreciate the existence of greys.

Another Diwali away from home!

By Anindita Dev | Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 14:57

With the crème de la crème of Indian festivals — Diwali — just around the corner, I can only but feel a sense of alienation as I see everyone around me hatching plans with their family for the celebration of light.

Well, of course, I do take part in the festivities, but staying away from home does take away the true meaning of this festival.

Building anticipation - Bollywood's new fad

By Aparna Mudi | Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 17:50

“The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting,” said noted artist Andy Warhol.

Bollywood seems to have taken his words to heart. It has become the new mantra in Bollywood to get the audience chock-full of anticipation for an upcoming film, and the new fad has even surpassed the old one of numerology-induced crazy spellings.

Welcome to the 'jungle' of modern life!

By Shruti Saxena | Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 16:06

A shrill scream welcomed me in the morning as I entered the ladies compartment of the Delhi metro. Unknowingly I had stepped onto someone's foot, and the nasty look which I received from the 'victim' convinced me I had committed a grave crime.

A ‘Bigg Boss’ house at my workplace

By Sushmita Dutta | Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:49

The other day I was thinking that does any TV show closely resemble my new workspace which falls under an ‘open office plane’...

Being a Bihari in the land of stereotypes

By Ritu Singh | Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 10:59

Let's face it, India is a land of stereotypes. Here, it's probably easier to break bones than stereotypes.

Fawad Khan: The man of every girl's dream

By Irengbam Jenny | Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 20:11

Eat your heart out as Fawad Khan is the new heartthrob of the country. Girls go gaga and drool over this new handsome hunk of Bollywood and Lollywood. Not only girls, but every living woman could die over his killer looks which make your heart and brain stop functioning and fill your stomach with butterflies!

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