May, 2020

Beauty, Art & Entertainment

Christmas Dinner Indian Style

Tis the season to be merry!! This is the time of year when families get together to celebrate the year that has passed, and share stories over food, and well yes, even more food. When it comes to holiday eats, many countries have added their personal spin, and we are no exception. The recipes below take the Christmas dinner classics, …

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Robin Williams brought dignity to male crying: Kamal Haasan

Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, whose “Chachi 420” was based on actor Robin Williams “Mrs. Doubtfire”, mourns the death of the Oscar-winning star and also credits him for revolutionising the portrayal of men on the big screen and bringing dignity to male crying. Williams was found dead Monday in his home in California. The suspected cause of death was suicide. He was …

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Actors should take discredit too: Ajay Devgan

Filmmaking is team work and when a film doesn’t work, actors should take discredit for the failure, suggests actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgan, who is gearing up for the release of “Singham Returns”, his ninth film with director Rohit Shetty. Currently director Sajid Khan, a college friend and colleague of Ajay, is in the line of fire for the “Humshakals” fiasco. His …

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‘Beintehaa’ a serious responsibility : Preetika Rao

Preetika Rao, who has a chequered career behind her as a model, journalist and now actress, can’t believe the impact of her serial “Beintehaa”. She says her character Aaliyah is a “serious responsibility on my shoulder”. “When I took up the offer, I knew I was getting into something special. I loved the storyline and my character Aaliyah’s spunk spirit …

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Biggest Film or Best Script – No Midway For Me: Karina Kapoor

“Take the best, leave the rest” seems to be Kareena Kapoor’s mantra for choosing films. The actress, who is said to have refused six scripts lately, says she is keen to do a few but fantastic films as there’s never a “middle way” for her. “If the scripts were good, I would have definitely said ‘yes’. A few scripts work …

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Highly anticipated Punjabi film ‘Punjab 1984’ launched in Surrey

REGARDED as one of the most highly anticipated Punjabi films ever produced, Punjab 1984 celebrated its global launch in Surrey on Wednesday with stars Diljit Dosanjh and Rana Ranbir, as well as producer Manmord Singh Sidhu. And Daljit Thind, the well-known and highly respected B.C. developer who was instrumental in bringing TOIFA (Times of India Film Awards) to Vancouver last …

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Meet Shashaa Tirupati

The Indian singer you’ll love listening to (and looking at) Shashaa started singing at the age of five, and never imaged she would have a career as a Bollywood Playback singer, singing the old Hindi melodies of Mohd. Rafi and Lata Mangeshkar over a local radio channel, Radio Rim Jhim, in the well-received show ‘Aapki Pasand, Aapki Zubaani’, hosted by …

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Is Online Schooling the Best Option for my Child?

‘Learning in the 21st century has changed, so has the face of course delivery!’ We live in a world where technology is introduced to children at a very young age.  Because of this fact, their learning style is very different from the students that preceded them.  They demand individualized attention and customized learning plans.  Why not embrace this technology and …

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Film industry is more organised: Madhuri

In the three decades that Madhuri Dixit has dedicated to entertaining Hindi film buffs, the hugely talented and enduringly beautiful actress saw herself evolve as a performer and as a person. She feels that the new crop of artistes in filmdom comes prepared to handle the increasing “pressures” in a more organised industry. “The industry is more organized now, but …

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