Live Laugh Love Learn Festival

We all seek happiness and contentment – and the lockdown has forced us to think upon this more deeply. Who better to advise you on the quest of happiness than the Dalai Lama himself? Do good to feel good Love and compassion are the greatest promoters of happiness. We all seek the purpose of life and while one may...

Rekha is one of our film legends yet her rise to fame has been painful and with great many personal hurdles. From media witch hunts to blatant sexual harassment, her story is a reminder of the sheer toxicity of the Bollywood’s sexism.  Rekha’s origins She was the illegitimate daughter of Gemini Ganesan and...

We know of Krishna Deva Raya as the beloved Tenali Raman’s king – someone who delights in the latter’s mischievous tricks. But in reality, he was a monarch who created a legendary empire out of a state he wasn’t even supposed to rule!  Saved by a goat’s eyes Krishna Deva Raya was his predecessor’s half...

Henry’s short stories have long set the standard for humour and wisdom – just like in this week’s Laugh feature – The Duplicity of the Hargraves! Here are our favourite O. Henry quotes with a big dose of wit!    Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating. The true adventurer...

Why read one free short story when you can have 4! We have one for every mood to help you get through June! Here is our schedule for this week on Live, Laugh, Learn & Love Festival: LIVE –  TUE – Existence Knows No Right and Wrong by Sadhguru There is no need to be orderly or perfect, says Sadhguru. Ranked amongst the...

Did you know that beloved humorist, PG Wodehouse was not only sent to an internment camp during World War 2, but his writing was also used as Nazi propaganda? Can you imagine the comical creator of Jeeves, PSmith and Lord Emsworth in such a scenario? Here’s what actually happened! A Light Hearted Capture He was...

The last year may have been a new phase in working styles with more and more companies deciding to go online completely, but it has wreaked havoc upon our health, as our work and home life collided. Rujuta Diwekar shows 5 ways we can take care of ourselves during the pandemic –  Stay at home, eat at home  The...

We often forget the true diversity of ancient India. It wasn’t restricted to the borders of the empire, and a prime example is Sultan Malik Ambar – the African slave who became king in the Deccan! Manu Pillai recounts this legend’s story in ‘Malik Ambar’, which will be available to read for free on the...

It is very easy to judge someone at first sight – but all that you see is not all that is! Sunny Leone, the most Googled Indian origin person of all time, is such a great example of this! Here are 5 things you didn’t know about her: Sunny isn’t her real name! Born Karenjit Kaur Vohra, Sunny took up her current...