Kandid with Kaneez

Kandid with Kaneez

If I ever choose to become a comedian, it’s probably only because I wish to participate in Kaneez Surka’s “The General Fun Gameshow”someday! I mean, it’s probably the only platform where a contestant can goof up to their heart’s content (an involuntary action in me someone please help) and actually be appreciated for it. I caught up with Kaneez – a prominent face among the new crop of women comedians, and definitely the most watched…

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Bittu Sahgal – 36 years of saving more than just Tigers

Bittu Sahgal – 36 years of saving more than just Tigers

I remember being captivated by an image of a majestic feline on a magazine cover in my school’s library. I was too young to know which species it belonged to, and it took me several more years to learn that the issue was not of a foreign publication. Sanctuary Asia – India’s pioneering nature magazine is proof that when Indians put their heart into the subject of conservation, we can be top of the notch….

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7 things you want to know about Ashish Chanchlani  

7 things you want to know about Ashish Chanchlani  

For a guy who says his inspiration for comedy and acting is Akshay Kumar, Ashish Chanchlani is without a doubt doing his muse justice! The super popular and uber funny vlogger recently crossed a million (and counting) followers on Instagram , which makes him pretty much one of the most talked about entertainers among youngsters. After much vetting, these are the 7 questions his viewers want to ask him most: 1. How close are your…

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Real struggle of Reality show winners

Real struggle of Reality show winners

Abhijeet Sawant talks about the need of a mainstream non-bollywood music industry in India I was still in school when the biggest reality show import hit the airwaves – Indian Idol. Viewers who were already aware of the phenomenal success of the show’s original American version were ecstatic that it had finally reached Indian shores, and the rest were simply taken aback by the overwhelming crowds of talented singers it had drawn out. Its participants…

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Knowing Naveen

Knowing Naveen

If you don’t have an appetite for OTT family drama or horrendous nagin-sagas, chances are you’ve already moved on from cable television to YouTube channels for a fresh new genre of entertainment – the web series. So here we have Naveen Kasturia – unarguably the most recognisable home-grown web series star after his lead performance in the superhit TVF Pitchers – talking about his career choices and what it’s like to have gained the kind…

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Sonika Chauhan – unplugged

Sonika Chauhan – unplugged

It happens with everyone. We watch a popular face on the telly, Google them for trivia, and the moment we learn their favourite colour is red we think we know that individual inside out. Speak with them one-on-one and you’ll be surprised by how much more there is to their story. Similarly, a conversation with Sonika Chauhan – the talented model/Miss Diva 2013 finalist/tv anchor/and now, the spunky sports presenter for Pro Kabaddi League –…

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In Conversation with India’s #1 RJ, Rj Praveen – Red FM 93.5

In Conversation with India’s #1 RJ, Rj Praveen – Red FM 93.5

His voice has your ears glued to the radio, his quirky sense of humour makes you laugh for days, and his brilliant narration gives you goosebumps. RJ Praveen – the international golden mikes award winner of 2016, and two time winner of New York Radio Festival, may very well be the only reason you tune into wireless transmission. Guess what? he is just as good on camera!

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Omi Vaidya gives more reasons to stay glued to your laptop!

Omi Vaidya gives more reasons to stay glued to your laptop!

by Zaiceka Ahmed Ever so often we come across posts lamenting how talented actors playing side characters in movies get overlooked because commercially bigger names make sure the spot light stays on them throughout the run time. But man, this write-up is as away from that concept as it can possibly get! I mean, how often do you watch a movie in which, despite the presence of big ticket names, it is the side character…

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Mohan Thomas – 6 must-follow photographers on Instagram for 2017 (chapter 4)

Mohan Thomas – 6 must-follow photographers on Instagram for 2017 (chapter 4)

by Zaiceka Ahmed There are those who make an excuse of a minor mishap to drop to their passion like a hot rock, and there are those who make nothing of mountainous barriers to pursue it. Mohan Thomas, a wildlife photographer active for the past 17 years, and recipient of Muthukulam Ragavan Pillai award 2015, took the second path and didn’t let a serious injury incurred in December 2012 from a car crash thwart his…

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Vineet Vohra – 6 must-follow photographers on Instagram for 2017 (chapter 3)

Vineet Vohra – 6 must-follow photographers on Instagram for 2017 (chapter 3)

  by Zaiceka Ahmed There was this poem we read in school – “Lesisure” by William Henry Davies. I used to hate it. It started with the lines: “What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare.” It made no sense to pause between a tight schedule to just look around at seemingly inconsequential things – until I came upon this soul-stirring picture of a priest with transfixed eyes overwhelming with…

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Bobby Joshi – 6 must-follow photographers on Instagram for 2017 (chapter 1)

Bobby Joshi – 6 must-follow photographers on Instagram for 2017 (chapter 1)

By Zaiceka Ahmed Hi, all! First of all let me wish everyone a very happy new year! Ok, so it is a little late in the day for that, but I guess it goes because it’s still the first half of January. Anyway, since I am looking forward to a great year ahead, I hope luck and beauty greets everyone of you readers throughout 2017. While I can’t guarantee the first, I can help out…

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Master Motivator – When it comes to Motivational Speaking, Akash Gautam rules the roost!

Master Motivator – When it comes to Motivational Speaking, Akash Gautam rules the roost!

(Akash Gautam) By Zaiceka Ahmed It surprises me that while there is no dearth in the number of coaching centers that claim to carry aspiring students to their desired academic institute, in turn bringing them one step closer to their dream job in a grand firm, there isn’t even a single organisation dedicated to help these aspirants survive under the tidal wave of work load, deadlines, and ever eluding targets. So what does a company…

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