The Pankha Story: Exhibition features Jatin Das’ collection of hand fans

New Delhi, Jun 22 From being used as a common tool to fan oneself in hot summer afternoons, to being used in royal courts and temples, ‘Pankha’, a hand fan, over the centuries, has assumed important roles in wedding and religious ceremonies. Over 500 fans collected by famous Indian artist Jatin Das, are part of […]

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Priyanka Chopra to come out with memoir in 2019

New Delhi, Jun 20:  Actor Priyanka Chopra will come out with her memoir next year in which she will write about things which she has never spoken before. “Unfinished” is a collection of personal essays, stories and observations of the actor, producer, activist and UNICEF goodwill ambassador, publishers Penguin Random House India announced last night. The […]

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Tamil Nadu girl Anukreethy Vas is Femina Miss India 2018

Mumbai, June 20 Anukreethy Vas, a 19-year-old college student from Tamil Nadu, has been crowned fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 in an extravagant ceremony held here, hosted by filmmaker Karan Johar and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana. Meenakshi Chaudhary, 21, from Harayana was declared the first runner-up while Andhra Pradesh’s Shrey Rao Kamvarapu, 23, stood […]

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You are a cork floating in ocean but in cradle of nature: Irrfan on cancer

New Delhi, June 19 Opening up about battling “high-grade neuroendocrine cancer”, actor Irrfan Khan says he has fought his way through pain, fear and uncertainty to find a belief in the “intelligence of the cosmos”, irrespective of the outcome. The 51-year-old actor, who went public with the diagnosis on March 8 this year, has been […]

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Cinema brings people of different colour, cultures together: Rathore

New Delhi, June 19 Films have the power to unite people belonging to different skin colour, cultures and countries, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore here. Rathore, who inaugurated the European Union Film Festival last evening here, said cinema highlights the unity of human emotions. “Having joined the Army at the age of […]

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Nature comes to life on textile in art show

New Delhi, Jun 18 The infinite character of mother nature were brought to life on textile by two city-based artists showcasing their works in a recent exhibition. “Ahirnis: An Exhibition of Landscapes and Textile Art” that brought to the fore facets of nature that otherwise go unnoticed, featured works by Harmandeep Keerti and Shraddha Bansal. […]

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It’s an everyday battle: Bebe Rexha on anxiety

London, June 18 Singer Bebe Rexha has opened up about her decade-long battle with anxiety. In an interview with Teen Vogue magazine, the 28-year-old pop star revealed that she has been struggling with anxiety from a young age and consults therapist to cope with the stress of her “crazy” lifestyle. “I cry a lot. It’s […]

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Producer Prerna Arora’s next a love story, thriller

Mumbai, June 16 Producer Prerna Arora, who has critically acclaimed films like “Toilet  Ek Prem Katha”, “Rustom” and “PadMan” to her credit, says she is all excited about her next slate of movies that include a love story and a thriller. A dispute between Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series and Prerna’s KriArj Entertainment over the release of […]

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A modern fable’s whimsical depiction of urban society

New Delhi, Jun 12 A modern fable of a rabbit and a squirrel is the subject of a new book which is a sharp, whimsical depiction of urban society, capturing the angst, yearnings and loneliness of present-day life. Witty and absurd with its private air of enchantment, “The Rabbit & The Squirrel” is contemporary and […]

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As an actor I want to have my own market: Angad Bedi

Mumbai, Jun 11 Box office winners “Pink” and “Tiger Zinda Hai” were his breakthrough films and Angad Bedi now hopes to carry forward his acting career with powerful roles. The 35-year-old actor, who started his journey in showbiz as a TV host, says he wants to try different genres and build his own fan base. […]

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