Sanya: Theatre was the reason I became an actor
After having to stay away from theatres for a year, film aficionados heaved a sigh of relief after the government allowed cinema halls to open with 50 per cent occupancy. Egged by the outcome, several films announced their release dates and started working towards meeting it.
Drashti Dhami's Maldives vacation pics
Television diva Drashti Dhami, who is holidaying in Maldives with her husband and friends, has been sharing gorgeous pictures from her leisure vacay. She posted a picture of herself where she can be seen relaxing in the pool. She wrote, "Keeping it cool in the pool." Drashti celebrated her 6th wedding anniversary with Neeraj Khemka and penned a sweet note for him. She wrote, "Happy 6 anniversary my baby. Baby, we are 6 today and I love it. Still feels like we got married just yesterday. Thank you for that, you and me, and I don't think we need the rest. I think I can really be stuck on an island with you and still be happy. I know it’s too soon but I can try that every year and I think my answer would still be the same." She also shared many pictures with her friends and also mentioned that they reunited after 3 years. On the work front, she was last seen in the TV show ‘Gathbandhan’. (All photos: Instagram)
Loved-up pics of Shruti Haasan with beau Santanu
Actress Shruti Haasan, who has been quite busy with the shooting schedules of her upcoming films, knows how to grab attention on social media. Shruti Haasan shared pictures with her rumoured beau Santanu Hazarika. The diva keeps updating her fans with her stunning pictures. The South and Bollywood beauty had earlier shared a gorgeous picture in a bikini as she was seen chilling by the beach. Taking to Instagram, Shruti captioned, "LIVING IN COLOUR... #forafewdaysonly PS- sorry I stole your lungi @ryanivanstephen." Sharing another picture, Shruti captioned the post: "I aspire to be - I find in the energy of the ocean where dreams meet the shores of possibility - everything is more than what it seems - everything you need to be is within reach and out of reason." On the work front, Shruti Haasan had wrapped up the shooting schedule of her new film ‘Krack’ opposite Ravi Teja. The action thriller has been directed by Gopichand Malineni. She is currently shooting for Laabam co-starring Vijay Sethupathi, which is helmed by SP Jananathan. Shruti Haasan, who is the daughter of veteran actor Kamal Haasan and Sarika, has worked in several Tamil as well as Bollywood films. She made her debut in Bollywood with the 2009 film ‘Luck’, co-starring Imran Khan. (All photos: Instagram)
On the trail of 12 Indian fugitives who fled to London
A new book delves into 12 extraordinary cases over seven decades that have seen London emerge as a safe haven for those who want to escape the law in India and unravels the legal quagmire that has caused much debate in Her Majesty's courts - and consternation in New Delhi's corridors of power.
Aditi Shirwaikar Malik’s baby shower ceremony
Celebrity couple Mohit Malik and Aditi Shirwaikar Malik, who leave no stone unturned to give their fans some major couple goals on social media, shared inside pictures from mommy-to be’s baby shower ceremony. After announcing their pregnancy back in December 2020, Mohit and Aditi organised an intimate baby shower, which was attended by their family and close friends from the Television industry. Mohit took to his Instagram handle to share a couple of pictures with Aditi from their celebration, which left fans gushing over the pictures. The ‘Doli Armaano Ki’ actor rocked in a black kurta-pyjama, which he paired with a green stole while on the other hand Aditi’s pregnancy glow was unmissable. The mommy-to-be looked gorgeous in a nauvari saree with a statement nath. Along with the pictures on his Instagram handle, Mohit penned a sweet note for his wife. He wrote, "Navari aali. Congratulations my love! @additemalik #aditikigodhbharai #babyonboard #thankful #waheguru (sic)" Earlier, to share the biggest news of their pregnancy, Mohit had posted a beautiful picture with his wife, Aditi and wrote, “As I place my hand on you...I say thankyou... for choosing us! Thankyou lord for this beautiful awakening experience which we are through right now. Thankyou thankyou thankyou so happy to share this with everyone. As we grow from 2 to 3. It makes my belief even stronger that we are 1. Love #blessed #oneness #shukr #gratitude #grateful #blessed #newdawn #love.” Aditi, on the other hand, had posted three solo pictures, flaunting her baby bump and had captioned them as “God knew even before we knew that we needed you..Our souls met.. Let’s grow together... Baby Malik”, “Waheguru” and “Time to grow up @mohitmalik1113 #BabyMalik.” (All photos: Instagram)
Beautiful pics of Aahana Kumra go viral
Aahana Kumra, who shot to fame with her small screen debut ‘Yudh’ with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, is keeping herself busy with short films, web series' and holidaying at exotic locations. Aahana, who began her acting career in 2009, has won the ‘Best Actress’ award for her role in the short movie ‘Siberia’. Talking about her work, she said, “I don't choose to do fewer feature films. It's just that very few feature films come to actors and actresses, especially if there's no lobbying and there's nobody hustling for you.” Aahana added, “But I don't choose to do. It's because the scripts that come to me are not the greatest and those don't excite me so much. Having said that, I am open to doing more features (films), and if there are more features (films) being made with something interesting to do for me, I would do more of them.” Aahana, who was very keen towards acting since childhood, has also featured in many advertisements including Garnier, KFC and many more. Apart from work, actress Aahana, who is quite active on social media, loves posting her vacation pictures. Despite getting trolled for few of her holiday pictures, nothing can stop this stunning actress from sharing her photos. (All photos: Instagram)
Pavitra slams trolls for questioning her relationship with Eijaz
Eijaz Khan and Pavitra Punia have been sailing strong and they are also spotted together for their several outings. However, there are a few people, who believe that their relationship is fake and write hate comments. Pavitra has finally addressed those tweets and slammed them.
Men and mental health: Why ‘man-up’ is not the answer
Men struggle more to accept the fact that they have a mental health issue and that they need help. The complex gender dynamics, especially stereotypes, of our society makes them consider seeking help for better mental health contrary to the concept of being strong and becoming unsuitable for the role of a provider.
Ideal number of steps you should walk every day
How many of us think that hitting the mark of 10,000 on our fitness band is enough to maintain our health? Well, most of us.The concept of walking 10,000 steps per day originated when a Japanese company developed a pedometer called 'Manpo-kei', which means '10,000 steps meter'. The idea was inspired by marketing and not science, which raises the question that if it is ideal to walk 10,000 steps per day to maintain our fitness? Well, a new study reveals you need to walk 4400 steps daily to live longer. Let's deep dive into the concept.
BB14’s Arshi Khan praises Jasmin Bhasin’s ‘dil nasheen’ smile
Bigg Boss 14’s Arshi Khan shared a beautiful picture with fellow contestant from the show Jasmin Bhasin and went all praises for her beautiful smile. The actress shared a selfie with Jasmin and appreciated her twinkling smile in her unique ‘shayrana andaaz’.
Fardeen Khan to make his comeback with 'No Entry' sequel?
After being away from the film industry for a long time, a couple of months back Bollywood actor Fardeen Khan stunned everyone with his dramatic physical transformation. The actor was spotted by the paparazzi outside casting director Mukesh Chabbra’s office and soon after his pictures went viral. Even on social media, people couldn't stop praising Fardeen for his amazing weight loss. While it sparked the rumor of Fardeen’s comeback into the films, now commenting on it, director Anees Bazmee said Fardeen has told him, 'Shuru karte hain'. Speaking about the actor’s comeback with 'No Entry Mein Entry', Bazmee told TOI, 'He is a friend. He was wonderful in the first film. I saw a picture of a handsome guy sometime back, and I was quite stunned to know it was Fardeen.
Did your child miss a vaccine dose?
The coronavirus pandemic disrupted our lives in ways more than one. While most places were shut to prevent the spread of the virus, it led to missed vaccination doses, making children prone to the risk of infections. Experts suggest 'catch-up vaccination' for children to bring the vaccination routine back on track.
Ways to sport a cute hairdo this summer
Summer is around the corner and it for sure is going to come with sweltering and unbearable heat. This calls for wearing comfy clothes and keeping your hair away from your face. This means you're going to need some hairdo inspiration to keep your hair tied yet look cute in the coming months. And we're here to give you some ponytail inspos from none other than our Bollywood celebs. With the temperature rising day after day already, here are a few of our favourite ponytail looks that our beautiful Bollywood divas have sported in the past.
Phrases you might be using incorrectly
English is a tricky language to master, especially now that it's the language of the commons. It's constantly evolving and sometimes by those who don't understand it's nuances; so often some phases are misunderstood by the masses and the meaning changes from the original meaning. Here are some of them
#PawriHoRahiHai: Rakul Preet Singh drops her own version of the trending mash-up
Bollywood continues to be obsessed with the viral mashup, 'Pawri Ho Rahi Hai'. After Deepika Padukone, Bhumi Pednekar, Rajkummar Rao and Vivek Oberoi, now joining the bandwagon, actress Rakul Preet Singh shared her own version of 'Pawri Ho Rahi Hai' mash-up on Instagram! In the video, Rakul is performing yoga with her instructor while the 'Pawri Ho Rahi Hai'mashup plays in the background. Captioning the same, Rakul wrote, 'Yeh main hoon .. yeh @anshukayoga hai aur yeh Yamato pawri ho rahi hai. and that's how we pawriii.' Earlier, Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi, who was charged for violating traffic and COVID-19 norms posted a hilarious video after depositing the fine and showing the challan receipt saying, 'Pawti Kat Gai Hai' and also added the hashtag 'Pawri Nahi Ho Rahi Hai.'
Tips to wear a sari if it's your first time
Sari may be Indian women's most loved garment, but not all women know how to tie it to perfection. And, it's absolutely okay to not know the trick, especially these days when there are so many hacks available on the internet. If you love sari as much as we do, then we are sharing with you 5 super easy hacks to drape the sari to perfection if you are wearing it for the first time. Follow these tips and thank us later!
Sharad Malhotra wishes his father with an adorable post on his 75th b'day
Sharad took to his Instagram account on the occasion and shared two lovely pictures with his dad. Sharad can be seen kissing his father on his head as he beams up with his son’s cute gesture, both the father and son can be seen smiling and posing for the camera. But Sharad’s caption is cuter than the pictures and is not worth a miss.
Vikas Gupta meets Rakhi Sawant's ailing mother
Rakhi Sawant shared pictures of Vikas Gupta hugging her mom and spending some quality time with her at their home. She captioned the pictures: "My sweetheart brother “Vikas gupta” ,completed my family.love you brother !! @jaya.sawant.3597 @lostboyjourney."
This romantic gesture of Ranbir Kapoor for ladylove Alia Bhatt will make you go aww
Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are undoubtedly one of the most loved and adored couples in Bollywood. From being on romantic vacations to dinner dates, the duo often steals the limelight with their crackling chemistry both on and off the screen. Now, according to reports, the 'Sanju' actor, who is currently looking after the renovation work of his Krishnaraj bungalow will be putting up a huge canvas featuring his ladylove’s candid pictures into a mosaic tile. For the unversed, reports are abuzz that Alia also has a separate corner at her place dedicated to Ranbir. The corner reportedly consists of the actor’s rare and throwback photos and also his family. Meanwhile, a few days ago Alia, Ranbir and Neetu Kapoor were seen paying a visit to their under-construction residence, together in Mumbai.
Rahul called 'copycat' for sporting a similar t-shirt as Rubina
The exact same t-shirt was worn by Bigg Boss 14 winner Rubina Dilaik inside the house. Netizens have dug out photos and are calling Rahul "copycat." They also stated that Rahul is "obsessed" with Rubina. Some Twitter users even complained that Rahul matched his outfits with Rubina inside the house too.
Pranutan Bahl on nepotism
It's easy to assume that actress Pranutan Bahl got everything on a platter since she was launched by superstar Salman Khan, and she has the backup of her actor father, Mohnish Bahl. Not to forget, she is the granddaughter of the legendary Nutan. And with the whole nepotism in Bollywood debate refusing to die down, star kids and their supposed 'easy' lives remain in the spotlight. When the actress was recently asked about being a product of nepotism, she said, 'I feel a little strange about it, and wish people didn’t feed into sensationalism so much. I wish they would ask us our individual stories.' Did you know that October 10, 2016, was the day she walked in for her first audition for a role? And that the audition rounds lasted till 2018? Which, might we add, is when she caught the eyes of the makers of 'Notebook', her debut film. The 27-year-old actress reveals, 'I never told anybody I belonged to a film family.'
Watch: Kartik recreates Jon Snow moments
Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan is making the most of his Manali shooting schedule for his upcoming movie ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. Having said that, our ‘Punchnama’ baby is seen buzzing around the snow capped mountains of the Himalayas vibing with the OG background music of Game Of Thrones.
Pooja Gor shoots with Arhaan Behll for Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya 2; pic
Mann Ki Awaaz Pratigya starring Pooja Gor and Arhaan Behll is all set to return on TV with its second season. And the star cast has already started shooting for it. Pooja and Arhaan are currently shooting in Prayagraj with the whole team including the producers Rajan Shahi and Pearl Grey.
The best examples of plant protein
February 27 is celebrated as the National Protein Day. It is second year when we are celebrating this day and the theme this year is 'powering with plan protein'. India has a considerate population of flexitarians (people who mostly eat a vegetarian diet and are occasional meat and fish eater, thus plant protein plays a crucial role in meeting the daily protein requirements. To know more about plant protein and the best examples, here is videos by nutritionist Nmami Agarwal, where she talk about best examples of plant protein. Watch the video to know more.
'Tandav' controversy: Allahabad HC rejects Amazon's Aparna Purohit's anticipatory bail plea
The Allahabad High Court has now rejected the anticipatory bail application filed by a top Amazon Prime Video executive in a case against Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia's web series 'Tandav', saying that the makers have hurt the religious sentiments of a particular community. A single-judge bench of justice Siddharth rejected the application of Amazon Prime Video’s Aparna Purohit in connection with the ongoing investigation against the web series for allegedly outraging religious feelings and showing Hindu gods in a bad light. The court stated that Purohit was granted protection from arrest on February 11, but failed to cooperate with the investigation.
Important words to say to your partner to strengthen your marriage
Couples constantly look for ways to keep the romance alive in their relationship. Dates, flowers, gifts are only some ways to tell your partner how much you mean to them. But, verbally communicating your feelings to your partner is the most precious and impactful way to strengthen your bond further.
Aaliyah Kashyap receives support from celebs about online harassment
Anurag Kashyap's daughter Aaliyah Kashyap is recently making headlines as she opened up about receiving hate comments for a recent post. The starkid said that she received 'most vile, degrading and disgusting comments' for her photoshoot.