Amish Tripathi launched his latest book amidst a lot of sound and music... and hundreds of fans! Abhishek Mande Bhot is convinced he has not seen such a huge book launch in Mumbai ever. The Crossword bookstore in south Mumbai's Kemps Corner is a favourite venue for several book launches. But the launch of Amish Tripathi's book, Scion of Ikshvaku, was nothing like anyone had seen before. ALSO SEE Live coverage of Amish's book launch on ZaraBol Hundreds of fans had queued up outside the store ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Ananda Shankar Jayant had everything going for her. Then, she saw her medical reports. Abhishek Mande Bhot/Rediff.com reports on the acclaimed dancer's amazing fight with cancer. When she addressed, over the weekend, a packed hall at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai about following one's passion, Ananda Shankar Jayant was speaking from experience. The 53-year-old is a renowned Indian classical dancer -- she practices Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi -- and (in her words) a ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
"Twenty years ago women were not keen on having intercourse until they were much older. Since women are now more open about the idea of having intercourse, boys are only too happy to take advantage." Arguably India's most famous sexologist, Dr Mahinder Watsa sheds light on how young (and old) Indians behave between the sheets. Read his interview to Abhishek Mande/Rediff.com.Rediff.com, 1 week ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday filed a defamation petition against an online news portal on charges ofpublishing an article on her health condition. The petition was filed against Ajith ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago Jayalalithaa filed a petition against online news portal Odisha Samaya, 2 weeks ago CM Files Libel Suit Against Online Portal New Indian Express, 2 weeks ago
'I had heard that it was a paradise... but when I first lay my eyes on it, it wasn't what I had pictured.' 'We had known of the devastation, but we didn't know the true extent of it.' Air Commodore Nitin Sathe recounts one of his most challenging assignments yet. For over 30 years, Air Commodore Nitin Sathe has served the Indian Air Force as a helicopter pilot. He has been part of several key operations in India and overseas and is currently President 1Air Force Selection Board in Dehra Dun.Rediff.com, 2 months ago
India is a young country. But you probably knew that.A little over 41 per cent of us are under 18 years of age and emojis are often a preferred mode of communication. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi completes a year in office, it only seemed fair to voice the concerns of young Indians in a language we speak most fluently: emojispeak! Abhishek Mande Bhot DON'T MISS Rediff's special coverage of Modi@1 Lead illustration: Uttam ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Actors Lauren Gottlieb and Jackky Bhagnani recently visited the Rediff office to promote their upcoming comedy, Welcome 2 Karachi. They obviously enjoyed themselves, as they chatted with staffer Abhishek Mande Bhot, and discussed how one can go to America via Pakistan on the Titanic! Yes, you read that right. Watch the video to know what we mean. Video: Afsar ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago PIX: Jackky Bhagnani, Lauren Gottlieb visit Rediff Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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