I still work with my heart: Veteran actor Jackie Shroff

By Durga Chakravarty New Delhi, Oct 20 : He has a career spanning over four decades in the Hindi film industry and, as of 2017, has appeared in over 200 films. Actor Jackie Shroff, who has over five movies waiting to release now, says he still works with his heart. Jackie made his acting debut […]

Creating cross-border conversations: Documentary sets out to humanise India’s borderlands

By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Oct 19 : What do pilgrims in Punjab’s Dera Baba Nanak feel when faith travels across the border to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan through binoculars or a telescope? At a time when borders have mental images as frontiers of cross-fire, illegal crossings and violence, a documentary filmmaker intends to […]

#MeToo movement not about male bashing at all: Chitrangada Singh

By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi, Oct 19 : Chitrangada Singh feels the #MeToo movement is not about bashing men, and not at all a battlefield for genders. The actress says it is about making society safe for all. “The beginning of every change is when we start talking about it. And the talk has started. […]

Special reads dedicated to women, by women

New Delhi, Oct 19 : Invoke the “Shakti” within you to transform your mind and transcend limits; get inspiration from the life of a female journalist who has exposed 20 lies and misconceptions so far; read an amalgamation of many old-school ideas that come from grandmothers which modern nutrition is trying to catch up with; […]

Whether #MeToo stays or fizzles out, people will be wary: Neena Gupta

By Durga Chakravarty New Delhi, Oct 19 : The most substantial impact of the #MeToo movement, which took off in India following actress Tanushree Dutta’s sexual harassment allegations against actor Nana Patekar, is that people now will be wary of engaging in misconduct — whether or not the movement continues — says veteran actress Neena […]

MeToo being blown out of proportion: Shatrughan Sinha

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 18 : Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha says while the MeToo movement is noble, it is becoming “free-for-all” and being blown out of proportion. Excerpts from the interview: Q. Your dear friend Subhash Ghai stands accused of multiple sexual offences. Your comments? A. What happened to innocent until proven guilty? I […]