Archive for 2007

Starring: Salman Khan, Govinda, Lara Dutta, Katrina Kaif Synopsis: Partner is a romantic comedy that revolves around the ‘Love Guru’, played by Salman Khan, and his efforts to set up an innocent, gullible young man with the girl of his dreams. Review: Let’s face it, David Dhawan is a hit and miss director and his […]

Topic: Arts | by on Dec 10

Starring: Hazel, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Kanwaljeet Singh, Menekka Arora, Gaurav Gera. MP3: Mera Pehla Pehla Pyar , or “My First Love”, is a romantic comedy directed by Robby Grewal. It is the story of two teenagers, and the trials that their relationship has to endure before its fairytale ending. Though it may seem like just another […]

Topic: Arts | by on Dec 10

A simple solution

Topic: Culture | by on Dec 10

The Mahabharata has been widely acknowledged as one of the greatest philosophical works in the world. It is a story of two groups of cousins – the Pandava and Kaurava princes – fighting for their rights to the royal Hastinapur throne. Even after the division of the kingdom into two equal shares, the Kauravas, led […]

Topic: Culture | by on Dec 10

Sections of society have always tried to generalize morality according to their own beliefs, often deeming the activities of others as explicit, insensitive or simply unacceptable. When does such moral policing cross the line of personal expression and creativity? A little too often, it seems. Be it the opposition to Sania Mirza’s tennis attire or […]

Topic: Culture | by on Dec 10

If anything is diverse, it is the South Asian community. Most broadly defined as “brown people”, we usually tend to live off stereotypes – we are all smart, we hail from definitively third world countries and we love our curries. Beyond that, however, we are the very essence of diversity. Religion, language, color, history – […]

Topic: Culture | by on Dec 10

The cricket team arrived in Mumbai, India today after their exhaustive tour of England and South Africa which saw them posting an ODI series win against South Africa and a Test series win against England, and being crowned World Champions in the first ever Twent20 World Championship. To welcome them home, Mumbai put on a […]

Topic: Sports | by on Dec 10

I have been to Hawaii four times and a trip to the Aloha state is incomplete without visiting Kauai ‘s Hindu Monastery. Kauai, referred to as the Garden Island, is an amazing tourist destination with water-sports, brilliant sights and cheerful, effervescent people.

Topic: Travel & Living | by on Dec 10

Kovalam is a quiet little spot in Kerala, South India , that’s a welcome sight for sore eyes. Passing by lush green banana groves and fields during the train journey, I wondered at how easily I’d become acclimatized to Chennai’s dusty hustle and bustle. Situated just about 15 kilometers from Trivandrum , the Kerala state […]

Topic: Travel & Living | by on Dec 10

You can always count on Pakistan to keep the excitement flowing, but for a very long time they have been in the news for all the wrong reasons. After the world cup disaster, a division in the team led to some senior members not being comfortable with the new management, which forced them to leave […]

Topic: Sports | by on Dec 10