A quaint tea shop at one of the dingy lanes in Sharda Nagar in Kanpur has been the talk of the town, for the past few weeks. The tea shop is often seen crowded with hundreds of people thronging it. It is not the tea but the owner of the teashop Muhammad Mahboob Malik who draws the crowd. This 29 year old commoner had become an overnight celebrity in the locality after he was mentioned by former cricketer VVS Lakshman in one of his tweets. Lakshman had shared the incredibly inspiring life of Malik who has been sponsoring the education of 40 poor kids, for the last three years, using 80% of his income. Malik’s father was the only earning member in his family which had six children. His income alone was not enough to make the two ends meet. So, the kids didn’t have enough opportunities to fare well in their studies. Amidst all these struggles, Malik could only study till standard 10. Soon, Malik too began working at his father’s tea shop to earn his living. It was then … [Read more...] about Meet Malik, the tea shop owner who was mentioned in VVS Lakshman’s tweet
Tea bags in shoes
We’ve said it enough times already, Kareena Kapoor Khan can carry anything with a lot of panache, so much so, that it is easy to identify what she wears and how she carries it as a trend. On Christmas today, the entire Kapoor family and their respective significant others met for their annual ritual - Christmas lunch with the family - at Prithvi House, in Juhu, Mumbai. Kareena and Saif, who were holidaying in South Africa to celebrate the second birthday of their son, Taimur, came dressed fashionably (as usual) yet the simplicity in their fashion is what we’re totally digging. Yes, it’s rather difficult to look away when Taimur is in the scene, but it’s his mom, the fashionista Kareena whom we just can’t take our eyes off, yet again! Kareena wore a white oversized cotton shirt, with a pair of black jeggings and black pumps. She kept her hair tied back into a messy bun and let her red lipstick lend the colour to the … [Read more...] about Kareena Kapoor Khan, accompanied by Saif and Taimur Ali Khan at Kapoor family lunch is all about simple fashion goals
'Rarely do you come across a leader of a free world who meets another leader of a free world and serves him tea in a suit that chants his name. Over and over again,' says Chandrima Pal.The moniker of the Greatest Showman belonged to Subhash Ghai for the longest time. He earned it. In recent times, the filmmaker's grasp over his idiom seems to have slipped. Worse, he seems to have become irrelevant. Incoherent to a whole new generation of film buffs. But there is someone who seems to have borrowed liberally from his book of entertainment. With plenty of discreet nods to the one whose legacy could well be destroyed if certain purported reports of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose are published -- Jawaharlal Nehru.The Greek scholars had established the important correlation between leadership and power dressing. Dressing for the part, to command respect, to express empathy and solidarity with a cause, people or idea, are virtues of a true leader. Nehru was known for his sharp suits, the iconic … [Read more...] about Dude, it takes guts to wear your name!
The shiny, bright and unreal lives of celebrities have always managed to pique the interest of the masses, be it in India or around the globe, and in India especially everything about celebrities makes the majority of the audiences go wild. In no other part of the world would fans just stand outside the house of a celebrity for hours, simply in the hopes of a wave! And given the craze that celebrities bring with them, everything they do turns into a fashion statement, a trend. In this regard, some celebrities give us hope of a more fashionable future, while the others let us down.This week, Bollywood celebrities made several stunning appearances at red carpets, events, award shows and more this week, and many of the usual suspects caught our eye once again. From Alia Bhatt and Kareena Kapoor, to Deepika Padukone and Mira Kapoor, here are the celebrities who swept us off our feet, and those who made us weep. Here is the lowdown of this week’s … [Read more...] about Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt: Best and worst dressed celebrities this week