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Rahul da Cunha

Rahul da Cunha

He is an adman, theatre director/playwright, photographer, and traveller. Email: rahul.dacunha@mid-day.com

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Dear Bazball

Dear Bazball

Bazball is one such benefit not produced in the factory. That benefit to cricket is the ‘no fear of failure’—the embracing of mental freedom.... [Read More]

03 March,2024 05:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
Please release me, let me go

Please release me, let me go

I’m hoping both…. Though the film’s resting place will be ensconced in a streaming platform.... [Read More]

24 February,2024 04:44 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
‘Mumbai mulga’

‘Mumbai mulga’

Would he end up being the Crown prince, never the king? And yet, KL Rahul’s injury hadn’t healed, fate had no option but to gift Safaraz Khan his India cap.... [Read More]

18 February,2024 05:01 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
Lobo Lobo ‘dissappears’

Lobo Lobo ‘dissappears’

I showed up at the appointed place. Lobo Lobo dressed in black, was sitting bolt upright in a coffin... [Read More]

11 February,2024 04:48 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
Nats goes home, ‘full time’

Nats goes home, ‘full time’

“Well, Nats, I’ve gotten used to you answering at your convenience, I put it down to uhm… Gen Z zzzzzzzz.”... [Read More]

04 February,2024 06:43 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
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In Photos: PM Modi offers prayers at Ujjaini Mahankali Temple in Secunderabad

In Photos: PM Modi offers prayers at Ujjaini Mahankali Temple in Secunderabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday offered prayers at Ujjaini Mahankali temple in Secunderabad, Telangana (Pics/X and PTI)... [Read More]

05 March,2024 12:52 PM IST
One Indian killed, two injured in anti-tank missile attack in Israel's north

One Indian killed, two injured in anti-tank missile attack in Israel's north

An Indian national was killed and another two were injured on Monday when an anti-tank missile fired from Lebanon by Hezbollah militants struck an orchard near Israel`s northern border community of Margaliot, officials said and condemned it as a cowardly terror attack on peaceful agriculture workers (Pics/AFP)... [Read More]

05 March,2024 12:39 PM IST
B-town actresses' top looks from Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding bash

B-town actresses' top looks from Anant-Radhika's pre-wedding bash

The star-studded pre-wedding bash of Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant was a dazzling affair, where Bollywood glamour met high-profile celebrations. The event showcased a spectacular array of fashion moments, with leading ladies stealing the spotlight in their elegant ensembles. Here are our favourite looks from the three days long pre-wedding function... [Read More]

04 March,2024 11:23 PM IST
Ranbir carries Raha in his arms; Jeetendra & Rajinikanth have wholesome reunion

Ranbir carries Raha in his arms; Jeetendra & Rajinikanth have wholesome reunion

As Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant`s three-day-long pre-wedding comes to an end, celebrities are jetting off to their homes. Here are some wholesome moments from Jamnagar airport that caught our eyes... [Read More]

04 March,2024 08:16 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: NIA takes over probe of Bengaluru's Rameshwaram Cafe blast case

IN PHOTOS: NIA takes over probe of Bengaluru's Rameshwaram Cafe blast case

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) handed over the probe into the blast at Bengaluru`s Rameshwaram Cafe to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday. Pics/ PTI... [Read More]

04 March,2024 02:21 PM IST | Bengaluru
Atishi announces monthly assistance plan for women in Delhi budget speech

Atishi announces monthly assistance plan for women in Delhi budget speech

Delhi Finance Minister Atishi on Monday announced the `Mukhyamantri Mahila Samman Yojana` during her maiden budget speech. Pics/ PTI... [Read More]

04 March,2024 01:20 PM IST | Delhi
IN PHOTOS | Remembering legendary spinner Shane Warne

IN PHOTOS | Remembering legendary spinner Shane Warne

Australia`s legendary spinner Shane Warne died on this date two years ago. Here are some of the achievements of the spin wizard achieved in his career (Pic: AFP/File Pic)... [Read More]

04 March,2024 02:12 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: How Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal started the Gandhi Book Centre in Mumbai

IN PHOTOS: How Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal started the Gandhi Book Centre in Mumbai

Seeing a huge demand for the books on Mahatma Gandhi by film goers outside Regal Cinema in Colaba after the release of `Gandhi` in 1982, president TK Somaiya and his co-workers set up the bookshop within the office of the Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal... [Read More]

04 March,2024 01:46 PM IST
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K Annamalai speaks on

K Annamalai speaks on "family-less" remarks on PM Modi

Tamil Nadu BJP president K Annamalai praised Chennai people for the arousal welcome of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He added that Chennai people was delighted when PM said that everybody is his family. K Annamalai said "I am very happy the whole of Chennai turned up today to welcome our PM in a big way. Especially you should have seen the scene when PM said that everybody is his family...The whole of the public here. They stood up. They switched on their cell phone. They`ve shown PM the light just to tell him that we are with you. No matter what, we are with you. So that is the kind of response Chennai gave today. ... [Read More]

05 March,2024 12:56 PM IST
Smriti Irani challenges Rahul Gandhi for Debate on UPA Rule Vs Modi Government

Smriti Irani challenges Rahul Gandhi for Debate on UPA Rule Vs Modi Government

Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani while addressing Namo Yuva Mahasammelan in Nagpur, challenged Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. She asked Rahul Gandhi to choose a ground where BJP’s Yuva Morcha will be debating on 10 years (of UPA rule) and PM Modi’s 10 years of tenure. Smriti Irani said, “Every Ram devotee who has shown patience (for Ayodhya Ram temple), it is time to show patience again. We will be provoked, some will be deepfake. If Rahul Gandhi is listening to me, then you chosoe a field, we will give you workers. Let’s debate on your (Rahul Gandhi) 10 years (of UPA rule) and PM Modi’s 10 years of tenure. If any worker of BJP Yuva Morcha starts speaking then he cannot say a single word against them.”... [Read More]

05 March,2024 12:54 PM IST
Farmers Protest: Farmer leader announces nationwide Rail Roko on March 10

Farmers Protest: Farmer leader announces nationwide Rail Roko on March 10

General Secretary of Punjab Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee Sarwan Singh Pandher on March 05 called for a nationwide ‘Rail Roko’ protest on March 10. He appealed to the citizens of Punjab and all over India to stop trains only in stations and railway crossings in the presence of railway staff in the context of the ‘Rail roko’ protest. Taking a dig at BJP, he further said, “The BJP’s hands are stained with the blood of farmers". The Modi government doesn’t care about the farmers. They are not interested in even giving answers about whether they will grant MSP Legal Guarantee law or not. They are busy in their work", he added.... [Read More]

05 March,2024 12:46 PM IST
Gyanvapi Case: Attempts made to stop Puja despite court's order, claims lawyer

Gyanvapi Case: Attempts made to stop Puja despite court's order, claims lawyer

The Hindu side lawyer Vishnu Jain has claimed that attempts are being made to stop Puja despite the Court’s order. Advocate Jain has said that there are continuous attempts made by the members of the Muslim community, who are going to offer ‘namaz’, to ‘demolish’ the cellar. Vishnu Shankar Jain said, “There is a very important thing that has developed in Gyanvapi after the order passed by the district judge of Varanasi on January 31, 2024. After that order, it has so happened that there are continuous attempts made by the members of the Muslim community who are going to offer `namaz` there every day. They are coming in large numbers over the set cellar so that the roof can be demolished and in turn, the `pooja` can be stopped. ... [Read More]

05 March,2024 12:10 PM IST
Randeep Hooda: Will bust all the propaganda against Veer Savarkar

Randeep Hooda: Will bust all the propaganda against Veer Savarkar

Actor Randeep Hooda will be seen playing the role of Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar in the film `Swatantrya Veer Savarkar`. He also directed this biopic. In a media interaction, Randeep said, “It is an anti-propaganda film. The film will bust all the propaganda against Veer Savarkar that has been going on for so many years. He was called `maafiveer`, `kayar`...so with this film, we have tried to tell the truth to the audience.”`Swatantrya Veer Savarkar` is scheduled to hit the big screen on March 22.... [Read More]

05 March,2024 11:17 AM IST
Mumbai Coastal Road Project: Full details of Mumbai's Coastal Road Project route

Mumbai Coastal Road Project: Full details of Mumbai's Coastal Road Project route

Mumbai Coastal Road Project is one of the biggest infrastructure projects in the history of Mumbai that is set to upgrade how Mumbaikars travel. Mumbai’s traffic is known to be one of the worst in India. To save commute time and fuel consumption, the Mumbai Coastal Road Project is touted to be a game-changer. But in what phase of it is going to be completed and whom will it benefit? Here’s everything you need to know about the Mumbai Coastal Road Project phases, Mumbai Coastal Road Project cost, Mumbai Coastal Road Project Route and the life-changing impact it will have on Mumbaikars. ... [Read More]

04 March,2024 06:00 PM IST
Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt's Daughter Raha Kapoor's Different Faces & Moods

Ranbir Kapoor & Alia Bhatt's Daughter Raha Kapoor's Different Faces & Moods

On the auspicious occasion of Christmas in 2023, celebrity couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt made their first public appearance with their daughter. Since then fans have been gushing over the cute little star girl of Bollywood. Let`s take a look at all the time Raha was spotted and the cute faces the little one makes. Watch!... [Read More]

04 March,2024 05:15 PM IST
Randeep Hooda Reveals Why He Chose To Do A Movie On Veer Savarkar

Randeep Hooda Reveals Why He Chose To Do A Movie On Veer Savarkar

Randeep Hooda`s first film post his wedding `Swatantra Veer Savarkar` is all set to be out soon. This film is also a directorial debut. At the trailer launch event held on March 4, 2024, actor and first-time director Randeep Hooda said that his film is not propaganda and that it’s the antidote to the propaganda against freedom fighter and politician Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. The actor said: “This is an anti-propaganda film. It will counter all the propaganda against Savarkar that has been going on for decades. He was not a ‘maafiveer’ (apologist). Not only him, but many other people too wrote mercy petitions at the time. I have addressed this very extensively in the film”.Watch the full video for more!... [Read More]

04 March,2024 04:30 PM IST
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