Category: Entertainment

Nothing absurd about the IPL theatre

Roman emperors knew that the essence of survival lay in keeping citizens happy with bread and circus. Man, after all, does not live by bread alone.

Which of the two provides a better portrait of contemporary urban India: the stadium scenes of people watching an IPL cricket match, or the advertisements that interrupt broadcast after every over, and during the periodic breaks pompously called strategic time-outs? The relevant word is “better”; for both give you a glimpse of real life with the clarity that can only be achieved in the artificially-induced jollity atmosphere of theatre. Continue Reading..


M J Akbar
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Life lessons from Leone. Sunny Leone!

“Kunaaaal, what the hell man! Life lessons from Leone! Seriously?”

Yeah, it’s really cool when you are able to decipher the goodness in every person no matter what their area of work is.

Writing on this particular topic was tricky as I had to battle a lot of formed ideologies and stark lopsided perspectives. Although, I could not research much on the internet, or rather, the material available on the internet is more of the watching category, matter in ink or content in the written/typed word was sorely missing. Hence, this article. Continue Reading..


Kunal Kamath Sarpal
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Jaipur- The Pink City Explored

A Journey through the Land of Kings- Rajasthan             

We have seen Jaipur in both Bollywood and Hollywood movies. However, the one thing that I realized after visiting the city was that it has been greatly stereotyped. My visit to the land of Kings was a Myth Buster. As I stepped into the city, I looked around for pink. Why you ask? Because Jaipur is known as the Pink City. No sign of pink. That I can assure everyone. It was a tinge of Brick-red and orange mixed together creating a shade of Peach. Well, I guess this colour description does not sound as appealing as The Pink City. And not every person in the city wears multi-coloured clothes and turbans. You can see girl in hot pants and guys in ripped jeans. Yet, an hour in the city, and I developed an unexplainable kinship with the place, the people, the buildings. As developed as it is, Jaipur has still retained the culture that it is known for. Every building, every part of the city has retained something that is old and royal. Continue Reading..


Sudeshna Chanda
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Sudeshna Chanda