How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has grown beyond the confines of Bollywood and India to find fame and fans worldwide, writes Beth Watkins.
When we say we’re standing in solidarity with someone, we’re really standing up for our own ideals, values, peace and truth. Comic/poet Varun Grover’s column
Sayani Gupta, a star-struck teenager who acted with SRK, reveals what endears the superstar to his millions of fans across the globe.
Shah Rukh Khan called himself a peddler of love. That’s better than the pitches selling religion. Love is all we need now.
Lahore-based artist Rashid Rana’s 2004 portrait of SRK, made of thousands of photos, was chosen as the Outlook cover for its layered meaning.
Marking the transition between old and new India, SRK’s characters and his stardom represent Bollywood as simultaneously Indian and global.
NCB’s methods are under the scanner as experts punch holes in ‘panchnama’, arrest memo.
Intertwining threads connect the business in illegal drugs with the city’s high and mighty.
The patient, brilliantly orchestrated tempo of Sardar Udham, with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre at its emotional centre, is an experience bound to be etched on the viewer’s mind
Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.
SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.
A temporary gallery showing Kashmiri and other art has met with a tepid response. Art lovers wait for opening of the new art gallery, to be housed in the Sher Garhi palace.
Watching films in theatres in 1980s Kashmir left an impact on the audience few could anticipate.
Not only do they have indubitably unique sound, old vinyl records effortlessly summon up the past in a whirl of tactility and art.
Oh, to be able to return to the dank, muggy, single-screen theatres in dusty mofussil towns, and to relive the magic of Bollywood formula (Ssshhh… and some desi porn)
Bollywood star Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he doesn't believe in competing with anybody but himself, and doesn’t want to become a star but be recognised for his craft.
Performers’ safety can only be ensured through street cred and holding organisers accountable.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
How practical is it to aspire to be self-employed? Does it pay off for all those who venture? What are the pitfalls?
They don’t have jobs nor do they have direction. There is an increasing discontent among the youth of India
A more important role the government has in the matter of job creation is that of building an ecosystem conducive to creation of jobs
The nature of these political parties is slightly different from those of the past. They are now appealing on the basis of secularism and trying to organise all oppressed communities under their banner.