Red masked faces, dazzling make-ups and heavy costumes, the performers dancing on the rhythm of the folk tunes and portraying ancient legends & gods- this is the charm of the famous traditional festival in their very own style at God’s own country- Kerala.
Rangoli, decorations, lightning, sweets and crackers; you must be wandering why all of a sudden I am reminding you these things. People of India might have celebrated their favorite festival last month with great fervor and energy and now waiting for the shivering winters to roll down the limbs. The festival of lights-Diwali is being celebrated by Hindus in Kartika month and is among the famous festivals of India. But do you know some parts of India celebrate Diwali twice a year? Let us take a deep delve into this century old tradition of celebrating Diwali in the name of Boodhi/ Budhi Diwali or Old Diwali in Himachal Pradesh.
With Modi becoming the prime minister of India and indulged in minting the foreign relationships, the nation is once again watching the political beat in the form of “Modi-fear” under the shelter of the communal issues. Blame it to the next assembly election in Delhi and the conspired affairs of the opposites, but the recent most noticeable incidences of communal issues in Trilokpuri and Bawana area of the capital have once again raised doubts- is India a dictatorially secular country? Or should we get prepared to once again witness the 20 years old dominance of Hindu Sangh Parivar; starting from the capital and gradually to all over the nation?
Aaj khush toh bahot hoge tum, rishte main toh Hum tumhare baap lagte hain, hum jahan khare hote hain line wahin se shuru hoti hai, Don ko pakarna mushkil hi nahi namumkin hai…
These legendary lines (dialogues) needless to say, must be remembered over the ages and forever. The lines that automatically takes you to the golden era of Bollywood, when a man emerged as a Shenshah and ruled the entire industry through his versatile roles and characters.
Amitabh Bachchan the legendary hero, the role model of every artist and above all a wonderful and humbled human being is celebrating his 72nd birthday today. The man who started his acting debut in his only Black & White film Saat Hindustani has done more than 180 movies till today and is ruling four decades with his unsurpassed talent and prominence.
The recent incidence of Delhi zoo (tiger attack) must have shocked and horrified people around. A small mistake ensuing into the loss of a 20 year old; became the most generic topic to be discussed among the public. Within a few hours, the recorded video became too viral to be displayed most proudly in different news channels as well as different social media platforms. So, like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or many other such social networking sites that distinctly become the reason of grabbing a galloping attention for good or bad incidences; no doubt people are today much more into this virtual world. (more…)