Mumbai: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt lost his cool while talking about "fitting" in the society during his daughter Shaheen Bhatt's book launch. His other daughter and actress Alia Bhatt tried to calm him down and joked that "Papa is not allowed to talk". Shaheen has unveiled a deeply personal memoir "I've Never Been (Un)Happier" on her struggle with depression. The book launch was attended by family -- Alia, Mahesh, Soni Razdan and Pooja Bhatt. During the interaction with the media, Mahesh got emotional and used a loud tone while answering a question. He said: "I can't expect a young little girl to fit into this sick world where brutality is legitimised." In a video, Soni can be seen signaling him to calm down. An uncomfortable Alia also says: "I warned you this was going to happen." Alia later says: "Papa is not allowed to talk." Watch the video below: 'Happy Birthday Sweet Carrot': Alia Bhatt Shares ADORABLE Throwback Pics To Wish Sister Shaheen View this post on Instagram … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Mahesh Bhatt Loses Cool At Daughter Shaheen’s Book Launch; Alia Bhatt Gets Upset!
"You used to be much more…muchier. You’ve lost your muchness,” wrote Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, or Lewis Carroll, as know him, 150 years ago (on July 4, 1862, he first shared the story). Ever since, we’ve been amazed by the magical Wonderland that Alice tumbles into, down the rabbit hole. Over the years, it has been read with equal fervour by children and adults, and has inspired several adaptations and tributes.We pick a book and a movie that reflect the spirit of Carroll, and of the strange, fantastic, ‘muchier’ worlds that you can travel to in your mind.Looking Glass Girlby Cathy CassidyBritish young-adult fiction writer Cassidy was actually approached to write the book to commemorate 150 years of Alice in Wonderland. She took a refreshingly different approach. In Looking Glass Girl, 13-year-old Alice Beech is a head trauma patient whose subconscious flits between memory, the magical Wonderland, and distant snatches … [Read more...] about 150 years of Wonderland: A book and movie inspired by Carroll
VARANASI: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader IP Singh was booked by Shivpur police on December 2 for calling chief minister Yogi Adityanath by his old name, Ajay Singh Bisht, on Twitter. The FIR was filed on the complaint of a local lawyer, Kamlesh Chandra Tripathi, who alleged the tweet had hurt his religious sentiments. IP Singh has been booked under section 67 (publishing or transmitting obscene material in electronic form) of IT Act, 2008. In his complaint, Tripathi said, “Calling the CM, who had performed his ‘shradh karma’ (last rites) and given up his old name and family life, by his old name, is an act of making fun of Sanatan Dharma and sant tradition. Being the head of Gorakshpeeth, Yogi Adityanath is respected by crores of Hindus.” He added, “My religious sentiments have been hurt after seeing the tweet of Singh.” … [Read more...] about Samajwadi Party leader booked for tweet on CM Yogi Adityanath
Lewis Carroll’s original handwritten manuscript and the rare illustrations by John Tenniel, Ralph Steadman and Disney for Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland are set to go on exhibition next year.Alice’s story, read and loved worldwide, will come alive at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Its landmark exhibition Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser will celebrate one of the most iconic, imaginative and inspiring stories of all time.Exploring Alice in Wonderland’s origins, adaptations and reinventions over 158 years, it will chart its evolution from manuscript to a global phenomenon beloved by all ages, through over 300 objects spanning film, performance, fashion, art, music and photography.Featuring theatrical sets, large-scale digital projections and immersive environments, Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser will take children and adults on a journey through the enchanting and extraordinary world of Wonderland, through Alice’s … [Read more...] about Original Alice in Wonderland manuscript set for display at exhibition
PUNE: In a shocking incident, four Army personnel have been booked for allegedly molesting and raping a hearing and speech-impaired woman at a hospital in Pune. The woman was allegedly molested and raped by the four accused at Pune's Khadki Military hospital over a period of four years. The victim later lodged a police complaint in Indore with the help of an NGO, according to ANI. Four Army personnel posted at Pune's Khadki Military hospital booked for molesting & raping a speech-impaired woman in the hospital premises. The woman filed complaint in Indore with the help on an NGO & the letter was sent regarding it to Defence Minister and Army Chief. — ANI (@ANI) October 17, 2018 A letter in connection with the alleged molestation and rape of the woman by four Army personnel has been sent to the Defence Minister and the Army Chief for necessary action against the accused. According to media reports, the woman had reported the matter through a text message to one of the four … [Read more...] about Four Army personnel booked for molesting and raping hearing-speech impaired woman in Pune