Posts Tagged: "People"

In The Name Of My God: A Kumbh Mela documentary you must keep your eyes out for

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Held every 3rd year, the largest peaceful gathering, Kumbh Mela sees around 100 million attendees every time it is held at one of the four locations. From sadhus, to sants, to babas, to ordinary devotees, all come in packs to attend the mass occasion. The sadhus and babas are mostly spotted smoking marijuana freely....

How one woman alone turned Asia’s largest slum into a hub of creative artisans

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Asia’s largest slum, Dharavi is home to many migrants who come from surrounding rural areas looking for better opportunities in the city of dreams, Mumbai. People say around millions of residents live in Dharavi. Some even think criminals live there. However, there are many talented artisans and skilled workers who live in the tiny...

10 R.K. Laxman’s ‘The Common Man’ cartoons to remember him on his 94th anniversary

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The most influential cartoonist we lost this year on 26th January, R.K. Laxman’s 94th anniversary is today. Born on 24th October, 1921, Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Laxman was an Indian cartoonist, illustrator, and humorist. The man behind The Common Man and his daily cartoon strip, “You Said It” for The Times of India, always aimed at bringing the true story...

Mumbaikars talk about Garba; they have absolutely no idea about Navratri!

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Unless you’re a Gujarati or a die-hard Garba fan, you wouldn’t know why us Gujjus are crazy for Garba! It is understandable why others won’t get it. The funny guy Sahil Khattar from BeingIndian went on the streets of Mumbai to know their opinions and thoughts on Garba. It was purely a laughter...

After the death of their son, what these parents are doing to fulfill his only wish is heart-warming

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A usual day can turn into an unmemorable event with just one incident. Mr. Pradeep Tanna and Mrs. Damyanti Tanna’s only son, Nimesh, a 22-year-old photographer was a caring, compassionate and kind person towards everyone. On one morning of August 2011, Nimesh was traveling in the Mumbai local. He was out to go to a meeting and was supposed...

The story of this 58-year-old Ravana effigy maker proves creativity breathes everywhere

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Talent speaks for one’s self. Wherever you are and under whatever conditions, you learn to be creative and strive to make big for yourself. Creativity exists everywhere even in the darkest of the nooks and sharpest for the corners. When photography enthusiast, Gunj Guglani discovered a 58-year-old man with a unique creative talent,...

Lisa Haydon in her new photoshoot looks absolutely ravishing!

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SourceWe can’t state the fact enough how much in live we are, with her. This time again, we can’t stop looking at Lisa Haydon’s pictures from her new photoshoot for Verve. Check them out here: In short hair, she’s totally killing it! Verve @nishajhangiani #RandomAccessMemories A photo posted by @lisahaydon on...

Shah Rukh Khan’s speech at The Edinburgh University is all the inspiration we need

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Shah Rukh Khan was awarded an honorary doctorate from The Edinburgh University yesterday: I am a Doctor all over again…yay!! pic.twitter.com/jKoDnDAhw8 — Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) October 15, 2015 My speech today is about Life Lessons at the Edinburgh University & my biggest learning is Life is the only Miracle. pic.twitter.com/CcIwDDUe9k...

Inspirational woman with paralyzed lower body becomes an aerial performer

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When Lauren Watson was just 19, a really bad accident left her body partially paralyzed from the waist down with incomplete paraplegia. Her legs had lost motor and sensory functions. She stayed in the hospital for 6 long months where she re-learnt using her legs and her new body. She was wheelchair bound now. Source...

What Konkona Sen Sharma questioned about Bollywood is what Bollywood lacks

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One of the most beautiful and most talented actors, Konkona Sen Sharma in a recent interview with Hindustan Times put forward some really important questions for Bollywood, which we think it’s high time for it to react upon. Here’s what she said: I wish that Bollywood weren’t so youth and beauty...

10 comics about introverts that aptly sum up their life

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We recently shared the ways you could be an introvert but not be aware about it. We also shared a list of emoticons that are easy for the introverts to use and express themselves better. Today, we got some really cool comics that sum up what it’s like to be...

Brave woman stood up against eve-teasing in Bangalore in the most courageous way

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Hundreds of cases of crime against women go unreported each day. Ashamed of the consequences to come and due to lack of support, many victims decide to stay silent and not report the incidents however; this was not the case with Bengaluru resident, Remi Rusha Sen. 25-year-old, Remi who works as JW Marriott’s senior...

Meet 21-year-old Mollie Bylett who gets paid to travel all over the world

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I am pretty sure most of the youngsters’ dream job possibly involves traveling. We often come across articles of people who left their jobs to pursue their dream of traveling the world. But have you ever thought of a possibility of a job that involves traveling and getting paid for the...

Everything awwdorable: Deepika and Ranveer’s Dubsmash and major #RelationshipGoals

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Hands down, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone make for the best couple. Time and again, they show how adorable and perfect they are, for each other. VOGUE India shared a video of them both for a photoshoot and they answered some fun questions, like who’s cooler, who’s the better actor, who...

When Malala stunned American host Stephen Colbert with her epic card trick

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When 18-year-old Malala is not fighting for female education rights, inspiring people and winning awards, she is probably working on her mind-blowing card tricks at home. The Late Show With Stephen Colbert invited Malala Yousafzai over for a great chat. After a few minutes in the interview, the host Stephen Colbert asked Malala if she...