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BOLLYWOOD’S BLACK MONEY

When actor Sanjay Dutt was sentenced to five years in prison for the illegal possession of weapons supplied to the criminals behind the 1993 Mumbai bombings, his predicament shed light on the tight links between India’s booming film industry and Mumbai’s notorious underworld. In 2011, a leaked US diplomatic cable indicated that Bollywood welcomed funding from gangsters and politicians. According ... Read More »

Bollywood’s Most Famous Second Marriages

Dharmendra and Hema Malini Dharmendra’s first marriage was in 1954 at the age of 19 to Prakash Kaur – the couple have two sons, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol, and two daughters, Vijeeta and Ajeeta. His second marriage to Bollywood dream girl Hema Malini led the couple to convert to Islam as Dharmendra did not divorce his first wife. The ... Read More »

DESI TODAY RECIPES

MUSHROOM ROSEMARY CHICKEN POTPIE FOR THE CRUST •    1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned & leveled), plus more for work surface •    1 teaspoon sugar •    1/4 teaspoon fine salt •    1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces •    3 to 5 tablespoons ice water FOR THE FILLING •    5 tablespoons unsalted butter •    1 medium ... Read More »

Miley Cyrus: train wreck or marketing genius?

Miley Cyrus: train wreck or marketing genius? Love her or hate her, everyone is talking about Miley Cyrus these days. After her twerking performance at the VMA Awards and her naked video showcasing the release of “Wrecking Ball,” many have been surprised by Miley’s provocative behaviour. But after the release of her album, Bangerz, marketing experts believe that her behaviour ... Read More »

Indian Living: a feast of Indian flavor

With the summer winding down, barbecue season is in full swing as people are enjoying the perks of outdoor cooking and patio entertaining for the remainder of the season. Adding Indian flavor into your meals has never been so easy, and delicious. With these gourmet recipes you’re bound to impress your guests. Grilled lamb Tomato-onion salad Cashew rice Mango Lasee ... Read More »

OUR GUIDE TO HOTEL RATINGS

The end of summer is nearing and with fall around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a getaway. If you’re gearing up for a holiday, you’re probably researching hotels and have come across plenty with ratings like ‘Four-Star’ or ‘Five-Diamond’. If you’re like me, you’re looking for the right balance of price and quality, but without knowing someone who ... Read More »

Priyanka Chopra hopes to pave the way for Indian singers

Bollywood actress-turned-singer Priyanka Chopra seems to have taken a page out of international singing sensation Jennifer Lopez’s book to boost her musical career. After the lackluster international debut of her single In My City feat. Will.i.am, Priyanka Chopra figured it was a good idea to bring in some different talent for her second single. Following suit of JLo, whose collaboration ... Read More »

Hrithik Roshan’s Injuries and Transformation

“I’m all damaged goods here. Just put me back piece by piece. I’ve just completed my transformation and I look at myself and I am amazed that something like this is possible. It was a 12-week transformation, but we completed it in 10 weeks.” Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan underwent a successful brain surgery last month to remove a blood clot ... Read More »

Trips for an adrenaline junkie

Are you looking to add some adventure to your next trip? Book one of the following holidays and never be bored on vacation, again. Nepal Home to the Himalayas, Nepal has ten of the world’s highest mountains (which exceed the 26,000 feet mark), so the opportunities for trekking, climbing, and mountaineering are plentiful. Most treks can be arranged in the ... Read More »