Bleak Future of the Fortunetellers

Debangana Ghosh Chennai, Aug 24: Despite staying in the city for more than 100 years practising palmistry and astrology on the sandy shores of the city, especially the Marina Beach, the members of the Kurava tribe and Veduvar caste failed to find acceptance. While reservation in the colleges or schools continues to be a far-off…

Growing Up With Austen And Rowling

We all had that one trending book franchise in our teenage years we went gaga over. Films were being made, posters were stuck all across our bedrooms, sensible youngsters suddenly became fangirls and fanboys while girls dreamed of a happily ever after with the hero of the book. Guess what!! My teenage years belonged to…

“Every scar you have is a reminder not just that you got hurt, but that you survived.”                               ~Michelle Obama

Why Dan Stevens Deserves An Oscar Nomination In 2018

It is obvious that Emma Watson did an amazing job in the recent blockbuster Beauty and the Beast in terms of acting, dancing and even singing (this was an unexpected surprise!) which made her win the first ever Gender -neutral acting award at the MTV Movie Awards earlier this month. Now the fans are anticipating an Oscar…

Individuality-because you are amazing!

All our lives we struggle trying to be someone we are not, trying to trade our true souls for the fake image that the society would love and accept. Every passing day heightens the frustration of not being able to meet the expectations of the people you care for. Every day of immense hard work…

“Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.”                                                                      ∼J.K. Rowling

“She behaves as if she was beautiful…It is the secret of her charm.”                                                                          ∼OSCAR WILDE

The Feminist Rant

Stuck in a living room conversation of middle-aged women last evening, I was merely a passive listener having no other place to go. To my surprise it so happened that the ongoing conversation actually managed to grab my attention. So there were this bunch of women discussing how they expect their daughter-in-laws to be while…

The Hunger Games of Human Nature

While we talk endlessly about basic human needs through psychological theories or simply in our daily conversations with other people, we often miss out on that one thing. Majority of the gossip or back bitching we do about the people around us universally revolve around one major aspect that is the other person’s need for…

The Eternal Conflict Of Lovers And Dreamers

As I came out of the movie theatre after watching this amazing movie, La La Land, I couldn’t stop pondering over the fresh and different theme it served its audience. It was