Any civilisation suppressing artistes’ voices is in grave danger: Anurag Kashyap

Any civilisation suppressing artistes’ voices is in grave danger: Anurag Kashyap

He never minces his words. And looking at the scenario where creative minds of the country are returning their awards and honours, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap feels suppressing voices of artistes can only put a civilisation into “grave danger”. Multiple writers, filmmakers and historians have returned their national awards over the past few weeks, as a […]

Indian supermodels get bitten by Bollywood bug: Neha Dhupia

Indian supermodels get bitten by Bollywood bug: Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia, a former Miss India who eventually turned to Bollywood, feels the era of supermodels is waning out from the country’s fashion scene because most models are smitten with the glitz and glamour of the silver screen. However, she finds nothing wrong with the trend. Madhu Sapre, Sheetal Mallar, Mehr Jessia Rampal and Nethra […]

I want to avoid unwanted controversy: Amitabh Bachchan

I want to avoid unwanted controversy: Amitabh Bachchan

At a time when writers, filmmakers and historians have revolted against a rising culture of intolerance towards freedom of speech, Indian cinematic icon Amitabh Bachchan, a widely followed celebrity on social media platforms, says he’s always cautious about expressing himself to avoid “unwanted controversy”. With over 20 million Facebook fans, a Twitterati of 17.5 million, […]

A pianist on a mission to create ‘positivity’ with music

A pianist on a mission to create ‘positivity’ with music

The country has been rocked with controversies like the Dadri lynching, rape assaults and attack on freedom of speech. But with the power of music, pianist Anil Srinivasan hopes to “contribute positively and creatively” to a world where grudges and blame-games are the order of the day. “Unfortunately, the country is in very a weird […]

Taj Mahal more stunning than I expected: Zuckerberg

Taj Mahal more stunning than I expected: Zuckerberg

Social networking giant Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday visited the Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra city and said: “It is even more stunning than I expected.” “I’m in India for our Townhall Q&A tomorrow (Wednesday), and I decided to visit the Taj Mahal. I’ve always wanted to see this,” Zuckerberg posted on Facebook […]

The greatest thing about India is it’s secular, inclusive: Photojournalist Steve McCurry (Interview)

The greatest thing about India is it’s secular, inclusive: Photojournalist Steve McCurry (Interview)

His boots and cameras have traversed nearly all of the globe, but hold a very special place for one of his favourite places on the earth – India. Steve McCurry, whose camera captured the haunting and iconic “Afghan Girl” for an NG cover, said “secularism and inclusiveness are one of the greatest things about India” […]

‘The Hangover’ fame actor wants to support cause in India

‘The Hangover’ fame actor wants to support cause in India

If we go by the support shown by Hollywood stars like Chris Martin and Mandy Moore to social causes, India seems to be one of the favourite destinations. And now, Korean-American actor Ken Jeong, best known for playing the comedic gangster Mr.Chow in “The Hangover” series, wants to spread awareness about cancer across the globe […]

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