The image of a mother and the role she plays in real life has gone through some drastic transformation, and that has naturally changed our way of looking at it in cinema, says actress Supriya Pathak
A life away from the Zoom screen, crickets singing in high octave, mosquitoes buzzing at night, friends crowding for chai—the surreal feeling at a college in Pune
“I would be lying if I said I was not gripped by fear…even the best archers have parched throats,” writes Tokyo bronze medallist Harvinder Singh.
Yes, it’s a 180-degree turn. The BJP won this assembly seat by a whopping 58% vote—saffron and TMC flags fly everywhere. And the only Left party in the fray scored less than NOTA!
Kabul was built, brick by brick, on hope. That was my childhood. Business was booming. Jobs were aplenty. I studied to be a doctor. Then, in 2015, the descent into hell began.
It’s 50 years in cinema for the perennially handsome Kerala icon. John Brittas, who saw his first Mammootty film in ’81, on how he brings method acting even to the theatre of life.
Mental fitness is as important as pitch-perfect physical form. I managed the second—despite jet lag—only because of the year’s delay in the Olympics. And the former? Thank Klaus!
Hindi is a cactus fruit, chapati is a soft bread, and the sari flows from the neck down. But from Hannibal to the Arab Spring, there’s something uniquely ‘Tounsi’ about Tunisia.
Playing astro-turf for the first time en route to gold at Moscow 1980, on to Tokyo now…. Ex-India captain M.M. Somaya weaves back and forth across a glorious hockey history.
The glowing words of tribute from the Left on her demise neatly evaded the question of the Communist betrayal of Gouri Amma. But even her days in exile were no less revolutionary.
Javed Akhtar saheb struggling for words to say about Dilip Kumar saheb. Like a meaningful pause…as befits a man for whom only silence can be the best tribute.
A childhood brush with a Chemmeen song, then a long erotic arc interrupted by the superstar duo M&M…and finally the present. Watching Malayalam cinema from across the Ghats.
Is death like sleep? From which we arise to an eternal life of the spirit? Is the body a mere prison? As familiar people vanished one by one, the simple questions turn complex.
'Milkha Singh was a legend and will remain a legend forever. Goodbye to my dear fellow athlete and friend,' writes Gurbachan Singh Randhawa, a contemporary of Milkha Singh and an athlete who ran in the 1960 and ’64 Olympics
Three languages in a year, meteor showers and jungle tamarind candies! Freedom and happiness in the present guide their self-learning: not strict hours or curricular structures.
Not the ‘LA International Airport’ of Susan Raye fame. The only sound was of the trolley wheels. 'We are in a deep hole,' said the lady at the counter. 'How’s India doing?' Well…
The fragilest beauty, in miniature. High literacy. The lowest crime rate in India, perhaps the world. Religion as genuine piety. How can you fix what ain’t broke?
Youngsters stand in a queue to receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Youngsters pay tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh during his 114th birth anniversary celebration, at Shaheed Bhagat Singh chowk in Patiala.PTI Photo
Union Ministers Bhupendra Yadav, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and Anurag Thakur come out after meeting Election Commission, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Atul Yadav
A medic prepares Covid-19 vaccine to administer to a beneficiary during a special vaccination drive for teachers and students in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Kunal Patil
Congress women activists stage an agitation demanding speedy punishments to rapists, in Thane.PTI Photo
Opposition parties unite for implementation of a long-standing demand. Will the Modi Government bite the bullet?
There is no need to contextualise Hathras. It is a standalone story. A warning, a trigger, a tragedy.
A Dalit Sikh CM from the neglected Puad region is a smart move, queering the pitch for the grand old party’s rivals.