My brother is a hero: Sonakshi Sinha

My brother is a hero: Sonakshi Sinha

Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha says her brother Luv Sinha, who is all set to make his acting debut in Bollywood with “Paltan”, is a hero.   Sonakshi on Tuesday shared a photograph of Luv from the film, directed by J.P. Dutta.   “This is my brother, and hes a hero! Luv Sinha […]

The menstruation taboo is ancient: Radhika Apte

The menstruation taboo is ancient: Radhika Apte

Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte says there is little awareness about feminine hygiene in India, and it is time to educate people about the importance of menstruation hygiene.   “The menstruation taboo is ancient and there are so many theories about it. For some, it is fear of blood and for some period […]

My kids influence my work-related decisions: Smita Bansal

My kids influence my work-related decisions: Smita Bansal

Mumbai: Television actress Smita Bansal during the India Mobile Film Festival in Mumbai, on June 18, 2015. (Photo: IANS)   New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Actress Smita Bansal says that her two children play an important role in all the decisions that she makes including those that are related to her work.   “My children […]

Women are complicated beings: Angela Bassett

Women are complicated beings: Angela Bassett

Paris, July 29 (IANS) Don’t waste education on acting — this was the initial reaction that Angela Bassett got from her family when she announced her decision to step into showbiz. But she didn’t see it as an impossible mission.   Be it “Black Panther” or the recently released “Mission: Impossible Fallout”, the Oscar nominated […]

Why many women avoid the spotlight at work

Why many women avoid the spotlight at work

New York, July 29 (IANS) While women understand the importance of being visible at their workplace for the advancement of their career, many deliberately avoid the spotlight so that they can avoid backlash and balance work with family responsibilities, says a study.   The study by Stanford University researchers found that women adjusting to evolving […]

‘Dhadak’ stepping stone of my career, says Janhvi

‘Dhadak’ stepping stone of my career, says Janhvi

Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Janhvi Kapoor, who is overwhelmed with the success of her recently released debut film “Dhadak”, feels that it is the stepping stone of her career to earn acceptance from the audience.   Interacting with media at the success meet of “Dhadak” along with producer Karan Johar, co-actor Ishaan Khatter and […]

Nandita Das not scared of failure

Nandita Das not scared of failure

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Nandita Das says she is not afraid of facing failure as it “allows her to try out new things”.   Her upcoming film “Manto” is making the right noise and travelling to different film festivals. Nandita says she just wants to live up to everyone’s expectations.   “Very early […]

Ivanka Trump closes fashion line to focus on helping her father

Ivanka Trump closes fashion line to focus on helping her father

July 25 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump on Tuesday said she was shutting her fashion line to focus on her role as an informal White House adviser, where she is working on advancing working women.   Since Trump’s surprise November 2016 election, his family has faced criticism that its portfolio of […]