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Actor Chandrachur Singh on his comeback with Aarya

By Neeru Saluja As soon as you hear the song ‘Chapa Chapa Charkha Chale’, it takes you down to a memory lane when actor Chandrachur Singh made his fresh and memorable entry to films. His role in Gulzar’s ‘Maachis’ not only won him the best debut Filmfare award but made him an overnight sensation. He […]

Chit-chat with co-directors Sandeep Modi and Vinod Rawat on web series ‘Aarya’

Director Sandeep Modi with Sushmita Sen By Neeru Saluja The latest web series ‘Aarya’ on Disney Hotstar is hitting headlines as one of the most gripping and racy thrillers on Indian television. Co-directed by Ram Madhvani, Sandeep Modi and Vinod Rawat, the series marks the comeback of actors Chandrachur Singh and Sushmita Sen after many […]

ट्रम्प और मोदी की दूसरी ज़ूम मीटिंग….

संतराम बजाज    “हाउडी मोडी?” ट्रम्प ने वीडियो मीटिंग को शुरू करते हुए कहा| “हाई डोनाल्ड,” मोदी ने बेदिली से जवाब दिया| “मैं आज बहुत खुश हूँ, मुझे इलेक्शन जीतने का नुस्खा मिल गया है|” “कौन सा नुस्खा?” “मैं ने यहाँ क्रोनावायरस को काबू करने के लिए नये बन रहे वैक्सीन ‘Remdesivir’ के  3  महीने […]

Tiger, pigeon, pup and monkey — cricketers nicknamed after animals

Big Bird Joel Garner with Sunny Gavaskar By Kersi Meher-Homji  From 19th century till recent times, cricketers have had nicknames, from odd to contrasting to bang on target. And what a range — from Tiger O’Reilly, Tiger Pataudi, Slasher Mackay, Phantom Lawry, Chappelli, Sunny Gavaskar, Tangles Walker and Henry Lawson to Afghan Mark Waugh, Dizzy […]

A Truly Professional World XI

Vijay Merchant Keith Miller Kersi Meher-Homji employs tools of the trade to select one Are today’s cricketers professional enough? After employing tools of the trade, I’ve come up with a genuine Professional World XI where surnames of Test cricketers represent different professions; Engineer, Contractor, Bishop, Butler, Turner, Miller, Archer, Smith and Merchant as you holler […]

“Love always makes my life go round” says actress Bhagyashree as she makes her comeback

By Neeru Saluja She became an overnight superstar as her debut film ‘Maine Pyar Kiya’ became one of India’s highest grossing films. The film was so popular that Bhagyashree’s innocent smile, graceful beauty and natural acting became a sweet memory that still remains fresh among all Bollywood lovers. As a 19 year old, she never […]

$250 million JobMaker plan to restart Australia’s creative economy

Thousands of jobs across Australia’s arts industry will be backed with a new $250 million targeted package to help restart the creative economy and get the entertainment, arts and screen sectors back to work, as they rebuild from the impacts of COVID-19. A range of new grant and loan programs will roll out over the […]

When music and cricket make a loving couple

     By Kersi Meher-Homji Music and cricket make an odd couple. How many musicians play cricket and how many cricketers sing professionally? Did you know that India’s mystery spinner BS Chandrasekhar hummed songs of legendary Indian singers K.L. Saigal and Mukesh when bowling in 1970s and 80s? Australia’s former Test fast bowler Brett Lee […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan joins Madame Tussauds Sydney!

The Queen of Bollywood aka ‘Bebo’ is now at home in the ‘Lights, Camera Bollywood’ experience at Madame Tussauds Sydney Sydney, Australia, 22nd June, 2020 – It’s been a big year for Kareena Kapoor Khan, having recently joined Instagram, and this week, her wax figure joined the Lights, Camera, Bollywood experience at Madame Tussauds Sydney! […]

Strongest Indian cricket team playing in Heaven

Dilip Sardesai By Kersi Meher-Homji  With no cricket being played in these Covid-kalichaudas days, what can a cricket writer do? Select Best World XIs, Best World Cup XIs, Best ODI XIs…? But that’s been done to death. Done to death? That gives me an idea. Why not select a Best Indian Test XI from immortal […]

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