Sukanya Verma quizzes you to find out just how much you know about the movies. Fresh off the oven, here's our fun and filmi Bollywood quiz for you. All you have to do is identify the correct movie from the options listed below. A. Eena Meena Deeka B. Kartavya C. Ishq B. Kartavya A. D-Day B. Saaheb Biwi Aur Gangster Returns C. Yeh Saali Zindagi A. D-Day A. Alaap B. Bhool Bhulaiyaa C. Lekin.. A. Alaap A. Janwar B. Rajkumar C. Prince C. Prince A. Stree B. Baaghi C. Ok Jaanu C. Ok Jaanu A. Namak Halal B. Loafer C. Pyar Kiye Jaa B. Loafer A. Gharana B. Vijay C. Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni C. Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharni A. Maa Tujhe Salaam B. Diljale C. Tahalka B. Diljale A. Om-Dar-B-Dar B. Mandi C. Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro C. … [Read more...] about The GREAT BOLLYWOOD QUIZ
1996, recapped. 25 years ago, Madras became Chennai, Dolly the sheep was successfully cloned, Doordarshan combatted aggressive satellite cable networking, Indian politicians engaged in a crazy game of musical chairs and Tom Holland came into existence. But in Bollywood, it was business as usual. Masala and meaningful peacefully coexisted even as Hindi cinema's biggest draws floundered while unconventional, young blood caught audience's eye. If the dedicated reaped the fruits of their hard work, comeback took the face of glamorous makeovers and serene melodies attracted as much attention as frontbencher's pep. Sukanya Verma lists significant memories in our 1996 recap. Karisma Kapoor's pretty makeover If Urmila Matondkar's Rangeela look grabbed eyeballs in 1995, 1996 was Lolo's turn to shine and stun everybody with her slick new avatar in hazel brown contacts, straightened tresses and desi , demure chic. Gone were the days where her bushy eyebrows, tacky … [Read more...] about 25 Years Ago in Bollywood…
There is a space for everyone, provided it is based on dharma — compassion, reciprocity and social responsibility. Hindu culture forbids divorce. Yet Hindu personal laws permit divorce. Hindu culture allows gods, and men, to have many wives. Yet Hindu personal laws forbid polygamy. Does it mean Hindu personal laws are opposing Hindu culture? Or, does it mean they are being true dharmashastras, updating responsible social behaviour, i.e. dharma to suit the times (kala), the place (sthan) and the people (patra)? There are separate marriage laws for diverse communities in India, such as Hindu and Muslim . Why can’t there be a separate same-sex union law for queer people? Dharma-shastras are guided by Vedas, and shaped by tradition and wisdom. They have changed constantly from Apasthamba to Vasishtha, Gautama to Manu to Yagnvalkya, responding to contemporary economic, political and social challenges. This dynamism differentiates dharma-shastras from the biblical idea of God’s … [Read more...] about Can gay marriage be part of Hindu culture?