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All’s Well That Ends Well

Celebrates the spirit of incredible India as seen in the recently-concluded CWG…. In July of 1954 a small contingent of Indian Athletes stepped onto the tracks in Vancouver, Canada, to represent independent India for the very first time at the Common Wealth Games. Despite their efforts India finished without a single medal, while the mighty English topped the table. 56 ...

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LUCK BY CHANCE!

Every writer wants that one elusive break that leads to instant stardom and the film industry is known to give breaks to many a new talent. Sachin, Raja, Amit and Prathamesh are a bunch of sincere and hard working boys in their late teens and early 20’s. Although they have been modestly brought up in a chawl at Andheri in ...

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She’s a Daring Baaz

Getting bummed by a moving car or jumping off it, stuntwoman Anu Shahzad Shaikh (27) has done it all, Priyanka Talreja reports How did you get into doing stunts? My career started 12 years ago with Chote Sarkar. I used to accompany my dad, who was a stuntman, on the sets. Coincidently, on one such occasion, Divya Dutta refused to ...

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THE WAY YOU MAKE US FEEL

You will probably not find a musician or a dancer who has never tried to copy Michael Jackson. On his death anniversary, we asked a musician and a dancer how Jackson inspired them and their way of remembering the legend. MJ’s tribute to MJ Mihir Joshi’s band, The Works paid tribute to the King of Pop on June 25 at ...

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Animal’s People by Indira Sinha-Review

This book is a damn good read. It’s set in Khaufpur, a city still reeling in the aftermath of a hazardous gas leak that killed thousands of people and destroyed countless lives through diseases, and genetic disorders. Yes, it’s based on the Bhopal Gas Tragedy and is narrated by a 19-year-old boy called Animal, a street wanderer. Animal’s spine is ...

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That’s The Life, Baby Review

That’s The Life, Baby -Priyesh Ranjan Yes, that’s the name of the book. Yes, it’s a campus novel. But someone forgot to proof-check it. There are grammatical mistakes everywhere. But let us forget all the nuances of grammar and basic English usage that school taught us. The story is about Abhi, a wannabe IITian who leaves his home to slog ...

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Book Review – Chai Chai

As the book cover correctly reads, it’s about places on the Indian map at which people stop but never get off. Writing about travels to ‘unheard of’ places is not an easy task. One needs to bring the essence of the place in his/her writings to do justice to the beauty and exclusivity of the place. Something that unfortunately, Biswanath ...

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Standing Tall

Mansi Sharma in a tete-a-tete with Pankaj Johar on his new documentary film – STILL STANDING Hi Pankaj. Could you please tell our readers more about yourself? I am a qualified accountant, but have been a TV producer throughout my professional life. I tried writing a few scripts along with my day job but kept wondering when to take the ...

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American Choppers on Discovery Turbo

Ever wonder what happens when a family that builds custom motorcycles decides to become part of a reality series? This reality series that will soon show on Discovery Turbo takes a close-up of Orange County Choppers (OCC), the baby of Paul Teutul Sr. He started it from scratch in his basement and was later joined by his two sons Paul ...

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TV Series – Lie to Me

One sharp eye can tell the meaning behind the blink of another. The sharp eye belongs to Dr. Cal Lightman (Tim Roth), a genius psychologist and a deception expert in this TV Series. His mother committed suicide when he was young, leding him to research and examine micro-expressions. He is also the founder of Lightman Group that accepts assignments from ...

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