.
Need to debunk stereotypes around female directors

Need to debunk stereotypes around female directors

"I wouldn't like to say that men are not compassionate, but there are two different perspectives to look at it. The way we (women) look at things and objects can be different."

Chef Vikas Khanna's 16 kg tome raises Rs 30 lakh f

Chef Vikas Khanna's 16 kg tome raises Rs 30 lakh f

"Today is my beloved late father's birthday and I am proud that this has become more significant for me. I am very proud to share that the 12th copy was sold to (realtor) Rasesh Kanakia at an auction. The bidding opened at Rs 800,000 and the book was finally sold for Rs 3 million (Rs 30 lakh)."

Love can never go out of books

Love can never go out of books

"It is the purest form of feeling. And what could have been better than writing about love? A lot of people spend their whole life looking out for their love, not everyone gets true love; the Universe gives it to very few people."

British literature tame, theatre pioneering

British literature tame, theatre pioneering

"We have always had a very strong theatre culture in Britain and probably from 1950 onwards the British novel has been much more concerned with the family, the personal and intimate subjects, whereas the theatre has been much more pioneering and ambitious."

People unknowingly create regional divides through

People unknowingly create regional divides through

"We take pride in our regional food... The food that we have grown up eating. But somehow, without realising it, we create regional divides through food."

Jugaad is but a small, first step towards innovati

Jugaad is but a small, first step towards innovati

"We have seen great progress in innovative business models and processes, especially in technology-related areas. We need to focus more on the social areas, where innovation is direly needed: education, health and sanitation, in particular."

Bollywood ready to break the cliche with new, inte

Bollywood ready to break the cliche with new, inte

"Bollywood is changing. If you look at the biggest stars of the industry today, they are also opting to do films with a semblance of a story and a strong female character."

AAP 'comfortable' with new LG, will win Punjab, Go

AAP 'comfortable' with new LG, will win Punjab, Go

An election victory in a major state like Punjab will give a huge boost to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) nationally for its brand of "clean politics", said Sisodia.

There's visible evolution in Indian fashion

There's visible evolution in Indian fashion

"When it comes to Indian fashion, there is a visible evolution. Once you get comfortable in western outfits people get used to the fit and proportion so they start enjoying well cut and fitted clothes which are easy to move around in."

Never easy to pull audiences to theatres

Never easy to pull audiences to theatres

"It is never too easy to pull crowds into theatres. But the fact that this is the first Russian film to be released in India will definitely garner some interest. The promos have been very well-received; so we are positive," Vereschagin, Senior Vice President, Theatrical, at Central Partnership, which has co-produced."

Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

Get Adobe Flash player

© 2017 IANS India Private Limited.
Don't forget to bookmark us! (CTRL-D)
Site designed by IANS