"At 22, I was idealistic and brash when I reviewed films... ": Shakun Batra

India, Jan. 17 -- At 22, where were you career-wise? I had my first film-work experience as a director's assistant on Don (2006), and I was in a state of pure bliss. I had just returned from Vancouve... Read More

Humour: Happy new hair

India, Jan. 16 -- The two seasons of Phoebe Waller-Bridge's Fleabag were filled with acute observations about the messiness of modern lives. Its humour stemmed from the tragic-comic lengths we go to s... Read More

Jeremy Jauncey: Travel choices - Maldives or Seychelles, Airbnb or hotels?

India, Jan. 16 -- Island of choice Maldives vs Seychelles: which Indian ocean islands do you prefer and why? -Shatapti R, Via Email Impossible for me to say! I love both and have had amazing experi... Read More

Prateek Sadhu: Veggie burger, anyone?

India, Jan. 16 -- Burger bonanza Tell me how I can make the best all-vegetarian burger in the world. -Varun Chandok, New Delhi To me, mushrooms are key when making a vegetarian burger. We, for inst... Read More

Nazma Aapi? Kangana? Sonam?

India, Jan. 16 -- The pool of social media influencers has found another entrant, 21-year-old Saloni Gaur, who has fans in both Dolly and Kusha. Saloni, who went viral under the garb of Nazma Aapi fou... Read More

In Bed With Vivek Oberoi

India, Jan. 16 -- The actor, who has successfully played a gangster in many films, prefers to envelop his bedroom in a peaceful aura. Vivek has inherited his dad, Suresh Oberoi's spiritual leanings, a... Read More

Two millennial musicians on body issues, confidence and sisterhood

India, Jan. 16 -- People around the world seem to have found solace in different things during the lockdown - workouts and cooking topping the list. Both healthy, but possibly, also triggering insecur... Read More

"Growing up trans means a relentless othering"

India, Jan. 16 -- I was 16 years old when I stepped into an operating theatre for the first time - a sanctum where the life of a three-month-old child was being saved. In that space, clothes didn't co... Read More

Campus life by Zuni Chopra: Grieve. Strive.

India, Jan. 16 -- It's 2021, and the world is still a mess. What can I say? Cases skyrocketing. Conflicts spewing out hatred world over. Human misery newly labelled as boundless and at once inexplicab... Read More

Social Media Star of the Week: Shikhar Dhawan

India, Jan. 16 -- Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan's Instagram Reels videos show him unabashedly at the core of some very entertaining action with his teammates during the 2020 IPL season in Dubai. Po... Read More