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A court case, a rose, a lonely actress and an epic love that captured India’s attention. As we remember Dilip Kumar, we also remember Madhubala, the woman he promised to love till her death. Two stars on the rise Dilip Kumar and Madhubala were both Pathans, whose lineage was from Pakistan. The latter began as a...

Nargis and Raj Kapoor ruled the silver screen for years as a couple – creating phenomenal films and courting controversy. As the most iconic duo of Bollywood, theirs is a love story that rivals the greatest love stories! Pinkie and Baby Rani Raj Kapoor first met Nargis when she was twenty and he was twenty four. He...

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...

If you’ve been bingeing on online shows for hours everyday, we can feel your guilt! We are all using stories to feel better, why not switch from the screen to the page? This week, we have recommendations for lovers of thrillers and crime stories. If you’re watching – The Mentalist, Sherlock Holmes, Luther,...

If Anurag Kashyap’s films are to be believed, death is everywhere. Gory sights and ritual murders are commonplace. But of course, it’s just a film, right? It could never happen in real life. WRONG! Like Dinah, the protagonist in our latest revenge thriller on the Juggernaut App, ‘Say It One Last Time’, these...

Rana Safvi is a well known writer, historian and chronicler of Delhi. Having written for The Times of India and the Hindu, she also leads heritage walks across Old and New Delhi, bringing history alive for people. She discusses the meaning of Ramzan:   Q. What is the origin of Ramzan? RS. Fasting in the month of...

Why do we choose Narendra Modi again and again? Pradeep Gupta, India’s leading election forecaster, helps us understand why he remains in power.  Leadership Vacuum Congress, the main opposition to BJP since decades, has not been able to offer a strong contender against Narendra Modi. If Rahul Gandhi was to be...

Burma is once again in flames. Thant Myint U is the country’s best-known chronicler – whose many books have brilliantly mapped the contemporary history of the country.  He sat down with us and explained what the current crisis is about, and what lies ahead- Q.Why do you think Myanmar has been struggling so long to...

“हैप्पी हिन्दी डे ” (व्यंग्य ) हे कूल डूड ऑफ़ हिंदी ,टुडे इज द बर्थडे ऑफ़ हिंदी ,ईट्स आवर मदर टँग एन प्राइड आलसो ,सो लेटस सेलेब्रेट...

रेखा से शादी के करीब सात महीने बाद 2 अक्तूबर 1990 के उस रोज़ मुकेश काफी खुश नज़र आ रहे थे। उस दिन को याद करते हुए मुकेश के...