Bandhani, with its intricate precision-crafted dots, is a timeless and classy print. This rich art form, seen in patterns like elephants, peacocks, and flowers, involves tying textiles with threads. Native to Gujarat, Rajasthan, and parts of Uttar Pradesh, the ancient tie-dye patterns of bandhani can be traced back to the Ajanta Caves depictions of women. Bandhani is also a fashion favourite amongst Bollywood's A-listers. Take a look below for some festive style inspiration! (All Photos/Instagram)
Yesterday, the makers of 'Made in Heaven 2' held a special screening. The screening was attended by the star cast along with a few celebrities. From Shibani Dandekar to Sobhita Dhulipala, here is the list of celebrities who were present at the screening of the much-awaited series
Bollywood celebrities have a flair for captivating tattoos, and they often serve as inspiration for fans considering getting inked. Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna share a sweet bond, evident from the 'Tina' tattoo on his right shoulder. Deepika Padukone has a history of tattoos, including the modified initials 'R' for Ranbir Kapoor, '82E' for her skincare brand, and a vine with her own initials 'DP.' Saif Ali Khan's 'Saifeena' tattoo in honor of Kareena is iconic. Varun Dhawan's tattoo might represent his birthdate or wedding day. Sonakshi Sinha's star ink below her collarbone looks pretty. Priyanka Chopra's wrist tattoo pays homage to her late father. Sushmita Sen has 6 tattoos, with one translating to 'I will either find the way or make one.' Raveena Tandon has a scorpion tattoo, her zodiac sign, and a paw print recently. Khushi Kapoor's tattoos carry meaningful messages, including her family's birth dates and 'khud ki raah banao.' Ajay Devgn's chest tattoo depicts Lord Shiva. Alaya F's back tattoos include graceful wings. Arjun Rampal has his daughters' names, Myra and Maahika, lovingly inked on his arms. These Bollywood stars beautifully express their emotions through art on their skin. #celebrity #tattoo #entertainment #deepikapadukone #priyankachopra #sushmitasen #ajaydevgn #alayaf #khushikapoor #saifeena #saifalikhan #varundhawan #sonakshisinha #arjunrampal
In order to educate children across the city of Mumbai about the need to protect the environment and empower them with solutions to do the same, environmentalists, celebrities and corporates came together for the ‘Save the Tiger’ event in Mumbai. In an event organised by Sanctuary Nature Foundation graced by Dia Mirza, children took part in numerous workshops and events directed towards saving wildlife and the environment. People from all walks of life came together with only one goal - to save the planet and save the Tiger.
Kriti Sanon has embarked upon a new venture in her career, with her newly established production house, 'Blue Butterfly Films.' Joining the league of actresses excelling in both acting and production, Kriti follows in the footsteps of Anushka Sharma, who was among the leading actresses of her generation to venture into film production. Anushka, along with her brother Karnesh Sharma, established Clean Slate Filmz. Now, Kriti embarks on her production journey, accompanied by her sister Nupur Sanon. The maiden project under 'Blue Butterfly Films' will be the Netflix film titled 'Do Patti,' featuring Kajol and Kriti herself. Watch the complete video for more intriguing details on these multi-talented actresses and their ventures.
Hindi film stars being influential figures, create a positive impact and raise awareness about environmental issues. Through campaigns, initiatives, and advocacy, B-town celebs are promoting eco-friendly practices and encourage people to take action. From Captain planet of bollywood Jackie Shroff, to Priyanka Chopra, superstar Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn and Bhumi Pednekar, all contribute towards mother earth. Watch the full video to find out what these stars actually do towards taking a green initiative.
Hailing from Dombivli, Nilesh Kulkarni worked his way up the ranks to represent Mumbai at the junior level before going on to become the Ranji Trophy team’s go-to spin bowler, playing under the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Sanjay Manjrekar. He played a big role in several Ranji Trophy triumphs for Mumbai, but the 1996-97 one, whose final was played under floodlights in Gwalior, will remain special. As will the wicket of Sri Lanka’s Marvan Atapattu off his very first ball in Test cricket in 1997. Kulkarni dwells on his beginnings, his Test career and how he was mentored by English fast bowling great Frank Tyson through a bowling scheme in the early 1990s. He also talks about how he made his post-cricket career meaningful by opening a management institute.
India's ex-wicketkeeper, Kiran More played domestic cricket for Baroda, but he came to Mumbai to be part of the inter-office and club cricket circuit. He talks about how inter-office matches were like wars between teams and attributes his India selection to the experience of 'keeping to Mumbai stalwart Padmakar Shivalkar in the Tata Sports Club side. More also dwells on his rivalry with friend and Mumbai stalwart Chandrakant Pandit, for a spot in the Indian team.
Mumbai’s ex-batsman Jatin Paranjape turns back the clock to how he was introduced to the tough yet exciting world of Mumbai’s club cricket by being part of the Dadar Union Sporting Club, before graduating to U-19 cricket for India and a Mumbai Ranji Trophy call-up. An ankle injury proved a spanner in the works a few games into his India ODI career in 1998, but doors opened in the corporate field before becoming a national selector, followed by a post in a BCCI committee to pick the current national selection committee.
Ex-Rajasthan’s Mumbai-based spinner Suresh Shastri reveals that he was one of the first to emerge from the famous Ramakant Achrekar cricket stable and how he progressed every step of the way in the hard world of Mumbai and domestic cricket, playing with the best names on the circuit; his journey encompassing several games against touring teams in the 1970s.
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