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Son: #shareyourstory

Women and only women can really, truly understand the insulting feeling, the disgust, the unpleasantness and the total disrespect when they are whistled at on the streets. When mothers take it up as their responsibility to teach their sons how wrong it is to take this matter lightly and be aware of how the sentiment attached to this act is grossly unacceptable. #shareyourstory is a great … Continue reading Son: #shareyourstory

Maneka Gandhi in the towel ad circa 1973

Maneka Gandhi: A model citizen

She is the holy grail of protecting the mute creatures i.e. animals. Animal lovers and activists around the globe and in India especially respect this woman for her bold stand in support of our four-legged friends. So what does an ad with Maneka Gandhi promoting a bathing towel in 1973 make you say? Apparently this beauty, before she became the Union Minister for Women and Child Development … Continue reading Maneka Gandhi: A model citizen

Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali!

Lights, diyas, firecrackers, sweets, family, friends, holiday, childhood memories these are all things we associate with Diwali. Among South Indians, the mother gives their kids a hot oil bath-drag them out of bed and give them a bath. It’s all par of the tradition. We picked a few videos to wish all our readers a very Happy Diwali!                 … Continue reading Happy Diwali!

Zomato-mother-ad

Going Home

“Going home” may have different connotations to different people. Travellers go home after their sojourn and the familiar wind in their faces makes them feel at home, nomads feel the familiar wind wherever they go, every place is home for them.  We won’t be completely off the mark when we say for Indians, coming home means “Maa ke haath ka khana”. It’s an all-encompassing comfort … Continue reading Going Home

Model Henna Maria Kennedy

Model Henna Maria Kennedy’s Foray Into Politics

Models are all looks and no brains- this is a  statement we have heard before; read it in magazines, heard it said in sitcoms and watched it in the movies. News like the one we are writing about breaks those stereotypes. Henna Maria Kennedy, a twenty two-year old model and an engineering pass out in Electronics and Communication, is making history by contesting as a BJP … Continue reading Model Henna Maria Kennedy’s Foray Into Politics

Shah Rukh Khan

Happy Birthday Shah Rukh Khan!

Everyone knows him and he is literally the King of Bollywood. Shah Rukh Khan‘s life story is madly thrilling, mesmerizing and inspiring in every way possible. A rags to riches, from nothing to dreams come true story just like in the movies but real. Shah Rukh Khan turned fifty today on November 2nd. He is a Scorpio baby and everything the quick-read astrology books talk about … Continue reading Happy Birthday Shah Rukh Khan!

Alia Bhatt in the new Coca-Cola ad

“Ek glass mein char barf aur Coca-Cola”

Some of us will remember our mothers, aunts and other female family relatives talking about how their girls need to be taught how to cook and clean. These talks passed down from generations where the elder women in the family sat chit-chatting about their girl kids who needed to be prepared for their future family life; it is a part of our cultural lineage. Things … Continue reading “Ek glass mein char barf aur Coca-Cola”

Kangana Ranaut: #PrettyGirlSwag for Livon Serum

Pretty Girl Swag!

This is an absolutely gorgeous execution of an ad. The new #PrettyGirlSwag Livon Serum ad featuring Kangana Ranaut looks more like a top-notch, well produced music video. Great styling, beautifully shot and completely stepping up to the title, the campaign seems to have struck the right chords. What immediately jumps out in the ad is how it eases you into it. Kangana looks like a million dollar … Continue reading Pretty Girl Swag!

"Creep Qawwali" by AIB in collaboration with Truly Madly

“Mere Creep Se Creepy Koi Creep Nahi Hai”

Art is a  highly powerful way to channel, deal, cope with, whatever you may call it when you are faced with real life situations. In shades of comedy, tragedy, drama or a mix, it always finds a place in people’s minds and is often soul cleansing for the creator. All India Bakchod aka AIB and Truly Madly‘s latest ‘Creep Qawwali’ will hit close to home … Continue reading “Mere Creep Se Creepy Koi Creep Nahi Hai”