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Director Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry on her upcoming theatre show

Director Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry on her upcoming theatre show

In a bold retelling of Girish Karnad’s Hayavadana, Neelam Mansingh Chowdhry explores a heroine who is not afraid of her sexuality as she seeks an answer to the age-old question: Are we more than our physical selves?... [Read More]

29 January,2023 12:36 PM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
A modern-day version of 'Devdas' raises relevant questions about love, conflicts

A modern-day version of 'Devdas' raises relevant questions about love, conflicts

A modern-day reimagining of Saratchandra’s story of doomed love, set in our turbulent world of ideological and societal clashes, gives voice to its female protagonists while questioning the morality and intent of its much-romanticised ‘hero’... [Read More]

30 October,2022 08:34 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
A Sikh-American's new show reflects on the life of immigrants in America

A Sikh-American's new show reflects on the life of immigrants in America

A Sikh-American’s solo show, born out of racial violence, probes the precarity inherent in the dual identities and experiences of immigrants... [Read More]

23 October,2022 12:05 PM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
The Kodavas of Mumbai

The Kodavas of Mumbai

An organisation founded by the people of Karnataka’s Kodagu district has persevered for 100 years in the city by supporting the Coorgi community and celebrating its culture, while forging deep ties with Mumbai... [Read More]

04 September,2022 07:52 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
Sneak attack

Sneak attack

The upcoming sneaker convention will see the highest number of shoes under one roof, and will celebrate the subculture through fashion, music, and art... [Read More]

28 August,2022 08:24 AM IST | Mumbai | Sucheta Chakraborty
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Bollywood’s Top Stories: Rhea shares Sushant’s unseen pics, Sushmita buys a car

Bollywood’s Top Stories: Rhea shares Sushant’s unseen pics, Sushmita buys a car

Bollywood’s Top Stories: Mira Rajput plays `Deva Deva` on piano in her new home, Rhea Chakraborty shares unseen pics on late Sushant Singh Rajput`s birthday, Shah Rukh Khan gives hilarious reply to fan waiting outside ‘Mannat’, Sushmita Sen gets herself car worth whopping Rs 1.92 crore, Randeep Hooda forays as a producer with Syed Ahmad Afzal`s ‘Laal Rang 2’... [Read More]

21 January,2023 10:12 PM IST
Sargam Koushal wins the much-coveted ‘Mrs World 2022’ crown

Sargam Koushal wins the much-coveted ‘Mrs World 2022’ crown

What the gorgeous Aditi Govitrikar did in the year 2001, Sargam Koushal has done in the year 2022. We are talking about the latter being crowned as ‘Mrs World 2022’. This only means that, India has got back the much-coveted crown after a long gap of 21 years!... [Read More]

19 December,2022 11:30 PM IST
In Pictures: Nation pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 parliament attack

In Pictures: Nation pays tribute to martyrs of 2001 parliament attack

On this day, 21 years ago, India’s parliament complex was attacked by terrorists of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), killing nine people. Today, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and opposition leaders paid tribute to the martyrs in New Delhi. Here’s a look at the pictures from New Delhi, as members of parliament pay homage to the martyrs.... [Read More]

13 December,2022 03:17 PM IST | New Delhi
Happy Birthday Dia Mirza: Top 4 looks of the queen of simplicity

Happy Birthday Dia Mirza: Top 4 looks of the queen of simplicity

The eternal beauty of Bollywood and an ardent advocate of climate conservation, actor Dia Mirza has turned 41 today. The former Miss Asia Pacific, who began her acting career with ‘Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein’ in 2001 and has been a part of the film industry for over two decades, still remains to be one of the biggest heartthrobs of the country. Blessed with innate beauty and grace, Dia’s low-key attitude is something which makes her more likable. The actor who is always beaming with joy and positivity, Dia is adored by her fans for having a unique persona which is seen equally on both, on and off-screen. While other female stars of Bollywood flaunt their high-end ensembles on social media platforms with all pomp and show, Dia on the other hand, opts for simple outfits and still manages to turn heads with her effortless style. The ‘Kaafir’ actor who nails her fashion game every time she steps out in exquisite outfits, Dia rarely misses a chance to grab eye-balls with her praise-worthy red carpet looks. As the queen of simplicity is celebrating her 41st birthday today, SNEHA SINGH NISHAD takes a look at some of her best fashion moments that proves that Dia is a personified diva! ... [Read More]

09 December,2022 10:04 PM IST
After the grand success of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati-14', here comes ‘KBC Juniors’

After the grand success of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati-14', here comes ‘KBC Juniors’

It all started off on 3 July 2000 when Indians witnessed the revolutionary ‘desi’ version of the extremely popular ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The show was called ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ and was hosted by the one and only Amitabh Bachchan. ... [Read More]

05 December,2022 04:20 PM IST
Happy B'day Yami Gautam: 5 looks of the actor that prove she is the 'boss babe'

Happy B'day Yami Gautam: 5 looks of the actor that prove she is the 'boss babe'

Yami Gautam who made a striking Bollywood opposite Ayushmann Khurrana in ‘Vicky Donor’, is celebrating her 34th birthday today. Very few know that before setting her feet in the film industry, Yami started-off as a small screen actor in 2008 with the TV series called ‘Chaand Ke Paar Chalo’. A true performer through and through, Yami’s journey from small to silver screen is a testimony of her hard work and immense talent. Her 14-year-long career which includes blockbuster movies like ‘Kaabil’, ‘Uri’, ‘Bala’, etc. to name a few, Yami has successfully managed to carve her own niche in the industry. Although her commendable acting skills, powerful screen presence and beguiling beauty has always wowed the audience, Yami’s simple yet elegant style statements often keep fashion critics and her fans talking. Spotted flaunting power suits, jackets and blazers on several occasions, Yami enjoys flaunting her confident and bossy side and she does it with utmost grace. As our Himachali beauty turns 34 today, SNEHA SINGH NISHAD brings you her best ‘suited-up’ looks that will leave you swooning over the ‘boss babe’! ... [Read More]

28 November,2022 09:29 PM IST
5 movies and series that retold the horrific 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

5 movies and series that retold the horrific 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks

In 2008, on November 26, 10 members of a terrorist organization from Pakistan carried out 12 coordinated shooting and bombing attacks in Mumbai. The terror lasted four days. A total of 175 people died including nine attackers and more than 300 were wounded. The terrorists infiltrated places like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Taj hotel, Cama Hospital, Leopold Cafe, and others. It`s been 14 years since the attack and the memories of the event continue to haunt the city and the people who witnessed and survived it. Over the years, filmmakers retold the horrific attack from different perspectives. We bring to you 4 films and series that were based on the attacks of 26/11. (All Photos/ Stills from films)... [Read More]

25 November,2022 07:44 PM IST
In Photos: Recalling the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack

In Photos: Recalling the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack

26 November 2008: The date when India`s financial capital, Mumbai, witnessed the biggest terror siege in its history. We look back at the event through photos Pic/Ashish Rane, Nimesh Dave, Pradeep Divar, Sayad Sameer Abedi, Shadab Khan, Suresh KK and Bipin Kokate... [Read More]

25 November,2022 11:34 PM IST
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Big Update On Sushant Singh Rajput Case, Former Bihar DGP Makes New Revelations

Big Update On Sushant Singh Rajput Case, Former Bihar DGP Makes New Revelations

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on June 14, 2020 at his rented apartment in Mumbai. It has been two years since then but the mystery around his alleged suicide is still afresh. Although, investigation termed the death as `suicide`, fans and family had been claiming foul play and demanded that justice be served. An employee who witnessed the autopsy of the actor made a shocking claim suggesting that the actor did not commit suicide and was, in fact, murdered.Roopkumar Shah, who was present at Sushant Singh Rajput`s postmortem, said, "When Sushant Singh Rajput passed away, we had received five dead bodies in the Cooper Hospital for postmortem. Out of those five bodies, one was a VIP body. When we went to perform a post mortem, we learnt he was Sushant and there were several marks on his body and two to three marks on his neck as well. The postmortem needed to be recorded but higher authorities were asked to only click pics of the body. Hence, we did that as per their order." A day after this, Bihar`s former Director-General of Police Gupteshwar Pandey exuded confidence the truth may come out with the support of the current government in Maharashtra. "Now the government there (Maharashtra) has changed, I hope the truth comes out. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has also been formed to investigate the entire situation," said Gupteshwar Pandey while talking to ANI.   The 34-year-old actor was found dead in his apartment in Bandra on June 14, 2020. Starting with the Mumbai Police, Enforcement Directorate (ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) were brought in to investigate various angles in the actor’s death. Later, the authorities ruled his death as a suicide.... [Read More]

29 December,2022 12:18 PM IST | Mumbai
Sushant Singh Rajput’s Sister Reacts To Roopkumar Shah’s Revelations

Sushant Singh Rajput’s Sister Reacts To Roopkumar Shah’s Revelations

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister, Shweta Singh Kirti, reacted to a hospital staff claiming that the late actor was murdered. On Monday evening, the statements of a man who worked at the Cooper hospital created an uproar online. Following this, former DGP of Bihar Gupteshwar Pandey also opened up on Sushant Singh Rajput`s death. Reacting to the same, Shweta took to Twitter and requested the CBI to look into these new findings.  On June 14, 2020, Sushant was found hanging to the ceiling fan of his apartment in Mumbai. The Mumbai police called it a case of suicide, however, his father lodged a separate case of abetment to suicide against the actor’s then-girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty. ... [Read More]

28 December,2022 05:23 PM IST
‘SSR Did Not Commit Suicide’ Claims Man Who Witnessed Sushant’s Autopsy

‘SSR Did Not Commit Suicide’ Claims Man Who Witnessed Sushant’s Autopsy

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on June 14, 2020 at his rented apartment in Mumbai. It has been two years since then but the mystery around his alleged suicide is still afresh. Although, investigation termed the death as `suicide`, fans and family had been claiming foul play and demanded that justice be served. An employee who witnessed the autopsy of the actor made a shocking claim suggesting that the actor did not commit suicide and was, in fact, murdered. Roopkumar Shah, who was present at Sushant Singh Rajput`s postmortem, said, "When Sushant Singh Rajput passed away, we had received five dead bodies in the Cooper Hospital for postmortem. Out of those five bodies, one was a VIP body. When we went to perform a post mortem, we learnt he was Sushant and there were several marks on his body and two to three marks on his neck as well. The postmortem needed to be recorded but higher authorities were asked to only click pics of the body. Hence, we did that as per their order." The 34-year-old actor was found dead in his apartment in Bandra on June 14, 2020. Starting with the Mumbai Police, Enforcement Directorate (ED), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) were brought in to investigate various angles in the actor’s death. Later, the authorities ruled his death as a suicide.... [Read More]

27 December,2022 01:47 PM IST | Mumbai
Conman Sukesh Reveals, ‘Gave 60 Crore To AAP’

Conman Sukesh Reveals, ‘Gave 60 Crore To AAP’

Sukesh Chandrashekhar, using some mobile applications and voice modulation softwares, had duped Aditi Singh, wife of former Ranbaxy owner Shivendra Singh who is in jail. He extorted Rs 215 crore from Aditi on the pretext of helping her husband get out of jail. According to the ED chargesheet, Jacquline Fernandez and Nora Fatehi received gifts from conman Sukesh from that money. The conman appeared in the Rs 200 crore scam case at Patiala House court today. Actor Jacqueline Fernandez also appeared in the court for the same case.  Earlier in August this year, Fernandez was named as an accused in the extortion case, as the actor received luxurious gifts from conman Chandrashekar by cheating high profile people. The actor’s lawyers said they would continue to fight for her dignity, claiming she was innocent. Conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar has duped hundreds of wealthy people, and was in contact with several bollywood celebs including Jacqueline Fernandez, Nora Fatehi, and Nikki Tamboli. He has been in police custody regarding the money laundering case for the past one year. He met these Bollywood actresses through Pinky Irani, who is also in judicial custody.... [Read More]

20 December,2022 05:58 PM IST
'They Were Taught a Lesson in 2002': Amit Shah at Campaign Rally in Gujarat

'They Were Taught a Lesson in 2002': Amit Shah at Campaign Rally in Gujarat

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday said anti-social elements earlier indulged in violence in Gujarat as the Congress supported them, but after the perpetrators were "taught a lesson" in 2002, they stopped such activities and the BJP established "permanent peace" in the state.... [Read More]

25 November,2022 11:52 PM IST | Mumbai
What was Ranbir Kapoor's reaction to Ritabhari's Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti?

What was Ranbir Kapoor's reaction to Ritabhari's Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti?

Film and TV actor Ritabhari Chakraborty joins us for a chat at the mid-day.com office. She speaks about being burnt out at 18, her shift from television to films, being trolled for gaining weight, Ranbir Kapoor`s reaction to her film where she played a female priest and much more!... [Read More]

24 November,2022 09:57 PM IST
Mumbai: Buyers Struggle To Get Their Flats; Over 1200 Home Owners Impacted

Mumbai: Buyers Struggle To Get Their Flats; Over 1200 Home Owners Impacted

Home owners protest against prominent builders in Mumbai. Over 60 home owners of Kalpataru Immensa - Kolshet in Thane gathered at Kalaparua’s office in Santa Cruz. While most buyers have paid more than 90% of the amount, over 1200 home owners have been impacted by the delay in handing over the flats by the builder.... [Read More]

16 November,2022 09:04 PM IST | Mumbai
Jacqueline Fernandez Gets Bail In Money Laundering Case At Delhi Court

Jacqueline Fernandez Gets Bail In Money Laundering Case At Delhi Court

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez arrives at Patiala house Court today ahead of her bail plea in the money laundering case. She was granted bail till 10 November, which was later extended to November 15. Today, Patiala House Court granted her bail in the money laundering case involving conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar... [Read More]

15 November,2022 10:48 PM IST | Mumbai
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