Thought Box

The Ganpati Story

How did Lord Ganesha get his elephant head? The myth is part of Indian folk lore—Shiva came home one day and a little boy prevented him from entering the house becaus...

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Devious Heroines

Female protagonists in novels are getting to be increasingly dangerous; and Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl seems to have triggered off a trend of the nasty heroine. Sarah ...

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Bollywood Then And Now


Vijay Tendulkar had some sharp observations about life in Mumbai, which included the underbelly of the film industry, that is the murky world of strugglers and unpaid...

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Whirlpool of History

Gurinder Chaddha’s latest film Viceroy’s House was inspired by the charming memoir by Pamela Hicks, daughter of Lord Louis and Edwina Mountbatten, covering her ...

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Story-Mining At Ambejogai - EkalMahilaSanghatan by CORO

Vinta Nanda of the Asian Center for Entertainment Education (ACEE) was invited by CORO to attend the Single Women’s Conference on Saturday and Sunday, March 25 and 26...

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A Forgotten Chapter

The caste system is still a contentious issue in most of India; in Maharashtra the Brahmin-Dalit problems persist, years after the flaring up of the anti-Brahmin movement f...

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Savage Harvest

The picture of the little Syrian boy washing up dead on a Turkish beach had woken the world up to the tragedy of the country. People who follow the news, know about the hor...

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Obese Indian Wedding

Bharat Dabholkar’s Blame It On Yashraj, had its hundredth recently—making it one of the most successful English plays in recent times. This Ashvin Gidwani produ...

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Change Makers: Using Entertainment Education For Social Change

Change Makers: Using Entertainment Education for Social Change

Asian Center for Entertainment Education and its flagship program The Third Eye, in association with ...

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The Stars Foretell

Lucinda Riley’s The Shadow Sister is like reading two novels in one--it’s a thick tome, and for fans of romance and history, an absorbing read. It is the third ...

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Filmic Cultural Excitement continues at 8th Jagran Film Festival

Mumbai, September 20, 2017: The third day of the Jagran Film Festiva...

September 21 2017

Bonfire – Facebook’s new Group Video Chat App

The ever-growing platform, Facebook has always been able to serve people with differe...

September 21 2017

Learning From Grandmama To Defend Yourself?

Kenya Grandmoms Fight Back Against the Rapists- Literally!

The grandmoms of K...

September 21 2017