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A Hope And A Prayer

Showbusiness is about success and stardom, but failure has its place too—if there is a top of the ladder, there has to be bottom rung as well...  In Mumbai, t...

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Electric Women

What if the gender equation were to be reversed so that women could not just defend themselves against violent males but also overpower them? Would the world become a better, ...

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Power of Imagination

There is no limit to where the imagination can go, and some the best children’s books encourage this ability. As people grow up, reality takes over but for a child the w...

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Trouble In Paradise

Celeste Ng’s award-winning debut novel, Everything I Never Told You, was set in the Seventies, and explored issues of race and alienation of the ‘ou...

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The More Things Change…

Ajit Dalvi’s Marathi play Samajswasthya, directed by Atul Pethe, is a startling reminder that in spite of all the progress India has witnessed over the last ce...

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By The Sea

Jennifer Egan’s 2011 novel, on her Pulitzer. Experimental in form, the book had thirteen chapters from different points of view and different periods of time. It to...

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Wedding-Go-Round

It has already been established that Bollywood loves romance and weddings—every year there are a handful films set around noise and bustle of traditional weddings. It wa...

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Twist In The Fairytale

What would happen to Sleeping Beauty if Prince Charming did not arrive to wake her up? What if women in the world went to sleep forever? How would the men cope? Stephen King ...

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That Immortal Woman

Draupadi is not only the most fascinating character in the Mahabharat, she is written about so much, that she has become an icon of female power. In 2010, Dinesh Th...

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Out of Africa

In 1998, Scottish writer Alexander McCall Smith, began the The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series of novels set in Botswana, featuring the “traditionally bu...

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Rohit Shetty to WWI's Student: “Have no fear and follow your heart.”

Whistling Woods International (WWI), Asia’s premier Film, Communication, and Creat...

January 22 2019

Exercise and activity can preserve brain cells and prevent Dementia

Researchers have found that people who move around more and are active have shaper brain...

January 22 2019

National Museum of Indian Cinema inaugurated in Mumbai

In the recent days, Bollywood celebrities were flying on and off for a meeting with the ...

January 22 2019