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‘I follow a simple belief: next is the best’

Shaad Ali on the art of making remakes and how romance is a tricky genre Shaad Ali was in Delhi on the second day of the ongoing Diorama International Film Festival where his 2018 film Soorma, a sport biopic on the life of India’s hockey star Sandeep Singh starring Diljit Dosanj and Taapsee Pannu, was […]


A meaningful exchange

Guru Ratikant Mohapatra and Sujata Mohapatra impressed with their immersive performance at Antardrishti After a gap of several years, Srjan, Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra Odissi Nrityabasa from Bhubaneswar, brought to Kolkata an exclusive evening of scintillating Odissi performances. The occasion was to celebrate the 93rd birth anniversary of the legendary Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. The programme in […]


Vinesh nominated for a Laureus

Ace wrestler Vinesh Phogat has become the first Indian to receive a nomination in one of the seven main categories at the prestigious Laureus World Sports Awards to be held here on February 18. The 24-year-old, who made a sensational comeback after battling a long injury lay-off to win a gold at the Gold Coast […]


A moving work on Gods in shackles

Sangita Iyer’s documentary exposes cruel treatment being meted out to elephants in Kerala’s temples Journalist-turned-documentary maker Sangita Iyer screened her much-acclaimed work Gods in Shackles at Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala on Thursday, presenting before a curious audience the dark and hideous side of elephant displays in the name of temple festivals. “The film has touched […]

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MTV's 'True Life' Tackles Today's Obsession with Looking Like a Filter — And the Invasive Procedures That Follow

One girl spends her days lightening her skin and contouring her nose, while an overbearing mother fat-shames her daughter into doing THIS insane procedure. Wednesday’s episode of MTV’s "True Life" followed three individuals who are obsessed with looking like a perfect, filtered version of themselves — so obsessed, in fact, that they’re willing to go […]


PVL is a great opportunity: Ashwin

He is the only player in the KIYC to feature in the league M. Ashwin Raj stands taller than the under-21 youth from across the nation assembled at the Balewadi indoor stadium for Khelo India Youth Games’ volleyball event. At 196cm, the 20-year-old has competition from others in terms of height and a few spikers […]


Gudi Sambaralu begins with a seminar in Warangal

Dance performances presented at Thousand Pillar temple Gudi Sambaralu at the historic Thousand Pillar temple was inaugurated here on Wednesday. As part of the celebrations, a two-day national seminar on Sastra-Prayoga on Nritta Ratnavali got under way at Haritha Kakatiya hotel in Hanamkonda. Organised by Kalakosa Division of Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA), […]