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  1. Blue is a colour we love. Calming, serene, profound, and masculine, the shades of blue can transform your wardrobe into a domain that is superbly fashionable, as well as supremely soulful. Right from the workwear you don every day to the occasional fancy fare, blue suits every mood. If you love blue as much as we do, these super fashionable pieces are perfect for you: 1. This Blue/White Hand-Blocked Printed Beauty There is something about intricate hand-blocked patterns that effortlessly spell 'high-fashion'. __ECOMPRODUCT__29__ 2. Relaxed Ajrak Printed Khadi Shirts Khadi is appealing not only because of the 'organic' factor, but it is hands down one of the most comfortable fabrics around. __ECOMPRODUCT__28__ __ECOMPRODUCT__16__ 3. An Indo-Japanese Styled Hand-Woven Cotton Kurta If you want to steal the limelight without having to work for it, this is what you wear. __ECOMPRODUCT__30__ 4. A Supima Cotton Polo T-Shirt This has to be, hands down, one of the most comfortable T-Shirts you'd have ever laid your hands on, thanks to the Supima cotton. __ECOMPRODUCT__31__ 5. Formal Shirts With Minimalistic Patterns Want something sophisticated and elegant for your next boardroom meeting? Look no further. __ECOMPRODUCT__1__ __ECOMPRODUCT__2__ 6. Super Edgy Jodhpuri Joggers Want to add an inimitable edge to your street style? This should help. __ECOMPRODUCT__14__ 7. A Comfortable 'Desk To Dinner' Shirt Half-sleeved shirts are perfect for attending parties post work without having to change. __ECOMPRODUCT__4__ With these must-haves in your arsenal, 'beating the sartorial blues' will be a cakewalk.
  2. Ayushmann Khurrana has sure come a long way and has made a name for himself in the industry. Being an outsider, it's not easy to make a mark, but with his versatile choices and acting skills, Ayushmann has managed to attract a massive following of movie buffs, who just wait to see him in all his glory on the big screen. Now, he is all set to show his acting prowess in his upcoming film, 'Article 15'. The trailer has already piqued the interest of the viewers and they are waiting with bated breath to see Ayushmann nail his character, like all his other roles. The plot of 'Article 15' bears a resemblance to the 2014 Badaun gangrape and murder case, and it will surely be a mirror to the society and its brutal practices. While a majority of people were all praises for the trailer, some users on social media found it a bit 'offensive' and Ayushmann somewhere knows that it has affected a certain section of the society. Well, according to Ayushmann, there is nothing 'offensive' as such when you will see the film. At an event, when he was asked about the criticism, he said, “But after they watch the film, (they'll realize) there's nothing offensive or maybe we have offended everyone because we haven't targeted any community.” The movie is all set to hit the screens on June 28 and the trailer has given us an insight into what the film has to offer. The film also stars Isha Talwar, Manoj Pahwa, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra, M Naser, Ashish Verma, Sushil Pandey, Subrajyoti Bharat, and Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub. The film talks about Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination by the state against any citizen on the basis of religion, race, caste, ***, and place of birth. Talking about the idea behind the movie, the actor said, “Our country is a unique one because we have all kinds of people and we are very sensitive towards ourselves. We are proud of ourselves, of our communities. We are so depressed in our real lives that we need something to feel proud about. The appeal of this film is we should be proud of our country, but we can't be blindly proud of it. We need to better our nation.” We do agree with his thoughts. What about you?
  3. Even though Father's Day is a self-made fraction of recognising the true essence of fatherhood, it's still a day to celebrate the most fundamental relationship people share. Father's Day is a day where you remember the one person in your life who changed your world around just by their endurance towards giving you the best life. But Father's Day isn't just about biological 'fathers', to be fair. It's solemnly about a father-figure, who gives you determination and courage to face life's worst challenges and come out as a winner. Men who take a stand to become a guiding light for someone and be their voice of reason also deserve a fair chance of being acknowledged this Father's Day. (c)Facebook We have someone amidst us, who gave up so-called an idealistic career like being a doctor, engineer or even a businessman, in life to become a father-figure to hundreds of slum kids who needed direction and inherent care. Murphy Raphael John nurtures and takes care of children from the slum, through his trust 'Reach Out and Pass It On' and this Father's Day, let's celebrate the work he has put in to raising numerous kids, with proper education and much-needed life skills and making them stand tall and proud on their own two feet. (c)Facebook 'Reach It Out and Pass It On' believes in empowering people just so they can empower others in the future. Murphy had never planned on doing this as a profession or even recreationally, but according to him, some things choose you and you have to go along with them. When he was in college he was actively involved in activities concerning Church Youth, a service orientated wing of the church and he used to spend a lot of time actively volunteering for various social causes. Amongst various efforts that were being made by young people, interacting with a bunch of kids, from the nearest slums was one of them. "I always wanted to start this as a project with members from the Church Youth, but no one seemed interested. One day someone told me to stop waiting for people to come and do something on my own instead. And whoever has to come, will follow. At first it was scary, but I had a bunch of friends helping me out and we decided to do this once a week. We spent a lot of time with these kids in Central Delhi, who would sit next to the Gurudwara and the Church, and from there on everything has been very evolutionary in nature. A situation came in front, and a solution to it was our next step. We started playing, teaching and spending quality time with these kids, everyday" - said Murphy, over a conversation with him. (c)Facebook From thereon, after recognising what these kids really needed, things began to spiral and become bigger. At that point Murphy or his friends hadn't thought about bringing this initiative under an umbrella or a name. They would all go spend time with them, whenever they found time and have conversations with them, like they were family. Even though Murphy's friends would visit the children sporadically, Murphy made it a point to spend a few hours with them, every day. The kids in turn loved their mentors and would come every day to meet Murphy and his friends. They would indulge in conversations about life and the universe, mental math, logical reasoning, life skills and eating healthy food. After realising the seriousness of how Murphy is impacting lives, he began to think of this project more seriously. During the monsoons, Murphy approached a school nearby to give these kids shelter while they would spend time with their mentors and when the school agreed, on an autopilot, the kids started attaining proper education, as they all got enrolled in to the school. (c)Facebook "We had a classroom in the school nearby and studies for these kids started. But obviously the kids never looked forward to studying, so they started running away. Which made me realise over time that street kids came to us because they got something from us, which they hadn't ever received from anyone else. They got human companionship, they got friendship, they got someone to play with them and of course their need was survival and because I was 20-years-old at the time, I could not give them that. So, I did what I thought was best. I approached the nearest slum, where these kids belonged and that's when our next phase started, where we started working with the slums." (c)Facebook Over time, Murphy and his team shifted to the slums and started working with the kids there. There were kids from the ages of 5 till 20, who were deeply engrossed in Murphy's teaching mechanism. Towards the end of 2010, the slum Murphy was working with got demolished without a notice that was given to the slum dwellers, so a lot of families were displaced and hadn't been rehabilitated. In such a dire time, Murphy would assemble as many children from the slums as he could and take them to a night shelter, and spend nights with them there, in harsh winters. "Whatever money we had collected we would buy food at night and feed them, while take the children to night shelters, after seeking permission from their parents. I definitely did not give up on the slum that was demolished as I had formed a bond with the families there. As a youth, one is more fiery and driven and I kept thinking we need to do something more for these kids. And that's where the idea of starting a centre came to me. We got a place on rent, after much difficulty. We managed to find a room and in a very small space, 25 kids and I shifted in." (c)Facebook Even though Murphy found a temporary set-up for the kids, he used the opportunity to help them, to the hilt and made sure, he helped them with their upcoming examinations. Apart from mentoring them for their exams, Murphy also taught them other life skills like cooking, cleaning, washing utensils and clothes, etc. Murphy realised that if he had to sustain this arrangement, to help these children out, he would need some form of funding and that's where, permanency started making sense to him. He realised in order to get donations and funding, he would need to register this ensemble as a trust, and that's when 'Reach Out and Pass It On' was born. "The set up was temporary, but the kids and I were so attached, we didn't want to give up on it. They decided that a bigger place would make sense and with the help of few donations, we shifted to a bigger centre in Patel Nagar, and we stayed put there for the next two-and-a-half-years. The kids would go to school, we would have lunch, they would study and then I would give them money to go back home. But the kids would tell me 'Bhaiya we travel so much, we don't have time to do homework and we can't study at home', so they started staying back with me twice a week, sometimes three times a week and eventually they started staying with me every day and I was like listen your parents will kill me. So then they started going back home once a week." (c)Facebook Everything was just a beautiful evolution for these kids and for Murphy as well. In 2013, the centre was shifted from Patel Nagar to Ramesh Nagar and they have been there for the past 7 years now. When the centre shifted, they approached another slum nearby and kids started coming from there to be a part of this beautiful journey. Today, the centre hosts about 100 children from two different slums, who come and imbibe some life skill training and learn to be better human beings. Reach out and Pass it On's main focus is overall development. They provide means for opportunity and whatever opportunity that can help a child with development and growth. They had a need for education, so they provided education through people who would volunteer to come and teach at the centre. They needed space to learn and grow, so a space was taken up, to accommodate everyone. A lot of kids have talent, so the centre found ways to befit that by enrolling kids in crafts, music, dance, sports, cooking and baking, etc. Workshops are conducted on health and hygiene, personality development and values. "We don't want to just create educated people. We want to create good people. We don't want just literacy, but people who have a sane head on their shoulders. and that's what the name 'Reach Out and Pass it On' means. Whatever you learn you need to pass it on. You can't just hoard it for yourself. So, if you built people to be capable and confident, then they will find their way in life." (c)Facebook The children come to the centre at the age of 10-11 and they are there till they go to college. When they reach grade 12th, they're given the option of either leaving the centre or staying. The ones who stay are the ones who volunteer and pass on their leanings to younger children in the centre. They're also involved with the running of the centre, by helping with daily accounts and the upkeep of the centre, which is a beautiful practice to actually pay it forward. We seldom indulge in paying back what we've truly learnt from the world and that's what Reach Out and Pass It On emphasises on. ''My first batch of kids, one girl did her English honours and now is a choreographer at Danceworx. I had two boys who completed their sociology honours. One gave a bank exam for Axis and got a placement there. The other one did his masters in social design and he will soon be graduating and getting a job in the social development sector. One of the students did economic honours and is now preparing for government exams." (c)Facebook The organisation does a lot of fundraising and purely sustains itself through donations and charitable events. They have been receiving funds through these means since the longest time and they've done well for themselves so far. So, in case you're looking for a good charity or a trust to donate to, Reach Out and Pass it On is an ideal choice. Murphy has formed an incredible and inevitable circuit of 'doers', who pass on the good in them, to help other people perceive it and on Father's Day, all we can learn from this is the true meaning of gratitude and solidarity, along with a lot of trust and fun. Murphy has been a guiding light for several kids on the streets and it's time to learn something from his experience and impart it to people who really need to be shown and given a direction. (c)Facebook ''Parenting is a full time job. I've put the wheel in motion. Children come, they're with us. They learn various things and then they choose a path. I try my level best to find a path best suited to these kids and give them an option of what they like to do. Eventually I want them to grow up to be good people, be a part of the world and make friends. This is my sole aim for these children," Murphy signed off.
  4. It's Father's Day tomorrow and while a social media post doesn't quite suffice for thanking the most important man in our life, it won't hurt to let him know that you love him. Since fathers are the source of our inspiration and the light of guidance for all of us, here are 5 TV characters who played the role of absolute badass fathers and nailed it: 1. Walter White in 'Breaking Bad' A chemistry teacher going through a mid-life crisis and fighting deadly cancer turns into a complete badass when he realises that selling drugs is his only escape to make ends meet for his family to survive. 2. Brad Wolgast in 'The Passage' Brad Wolgast is a federal agent who, even though is not the biological father of Amy, loves and protects her like his own. He saves her from being a pawn in a medical experiment, which is being conducted in a medical facility aided by the government. 3. Logan Roy in 'Succession' He gives his kids a hard time but that is because he believes they need to go through it, as the world is unfair and you have to be strong. Logan makes sure his kids know the value of what they inherit. 4.David Budd in 'Bodyguard' A war veteran suffering from PTSD works in the police protection force as a bodyguard, and he knows how to protect his kin, fiercely. His kind yet strong personality makes him a great onscreen dad. 5.John Winchester in 'Supernatural' John was blinded by revenge and spent most of his time hunting and drinking. He sometimes looks like he's a callous dad but he is very protective of Sam and Dean and even gives up his life for his sons. It's that very tough upbringing that made Sam and Dean one of the finest hunters in the world.
  5. If you would ask me what I would like to do for the rest of my life, I would always answer with one word: Eat! via GIPHY If there is anything in the world that I love unconditionally, it is food. Is there anything better than eating your favourite food? Digging into that freshly prepared chicken curry, finished with some chopped coriander, or having your fingers turn yellow after eating that delightful fish curry? via GIPHY Or having a heavenly helping of dal with steamed rice? Or biting into the piece of that decadently gorgeous chocolate cake? via GIPHY Or a spoonful of that Biryani? via GIPHY Who can resist the smell of freshly fried garlic or not get enchanted by the sound of sizzling onions? (The answer is always a resounding “NO”) I mean, can there be any love more sincere than the love for food? If there has to be a unanimous entity for bringing people together, I don't think that can be accomplished by anything other than food. Food has an intrinsic quality, an all-pervasive nature: it serves as a mirror to culture, a part of the tradition, a bond for communities, an allegory for desires, an expression of love. I have hardly come across another entity as ubiquitous as food, its inherent diversity; how its excess can cause you discomfort and so can its dearth. How it trickles down to the most downtrodden parts of society but is also adulated in haute living. How it can be sensual, ignite passions, add spice to your life, and in turn, can also be a proponent of disgust or the start of a grotesque fiasco. Another facet which accompanies food and is crucial is its presentation, its ocular appeal. And as humans, who are visual by nature, our gastronomical desires are magnified tenfold when we see food on the big screen. via GIPHY Remember that Chocolate Cake from the movie “Matilda”? via GIPHY Film and food share a relationship of yore; movies celebrating food are shot gorgeously, are aesthetically pleasing while they tell stories of people like us, and how food influences us all. In these films, food drives the story forward, changes the protagonist's life. Movies also incorporate sound, which is an important aspect of food: be it cutting into it or its preparation, the clanging of utensils, the sizzle of a pan. Essentially, these movies provide the union of two of the senses: visual and aural, which is always an amazing combination. So, here are 16 delectably scrumptious movies that quite literally serve a piece of life (and make you raid your fridge in the middle of the night): 1. Julie and Julia (2009): Stuck in the rut of her bureaucratic dead-end job (Hello there!), Julie Powell decides (Amy Adams) to take on a project to relieve herself from the boredom of her uneventful life. The project: Cooking her way through Julia Child's enormous cookbook, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, in 365 days and blogging about it. Little does she know that this little venture of hers will change her life forever. Two stories, two women, bound by their mutual love for food. © Columbia Pictures Starring Amy Adams as Julie Powell and Meryl Streep as the famous, celebrated cook, Julia Child, the movie explores the lives of the two women parallelly in two different eras: Julie, in 2002, as she starts her blog and cooks up all the 524 recipes, and Julia, in 1949, as she moves to Paris and finds her calling as a chef and collaborates on the now-famous cookbook which made her into a culinary icon. © Columbia Pictures Julie and Julia, directed by Nora Ephron, is one of the most heartwarming movies which celebrate food and its importance in life. It drives home the fact that inspiration can come in any form, you just need to believe in yourself. (If you wish, you can read my review on the movie here: USP: The food! The gorgeous, divine, decadent food! Especially the “Butter Monologue” and the “Boeuf Bourguignon”. via GIPHY via GIPHY Meryl Streep as Julia Child is a phenomenon; not only is the resemblance uncanny, she impersonates Julia Child's idiosyncrasies to the T, be it the trademark, out-of-breath, slightly tipsy voice or the quirky mannerisms. via GIPHY via GIPHY “Bon Appetit!” via GIPHY 2. Chef (2014): When Carl (Jon Favreau), a renowned chef of a famous restaurant in California decides to be more creative with his recipes, he is met with resistance from the restaurant owner, Riva (Dustin Hoffman). To make matters worse, he gets into a public altercation with a prestigious food critic, Ramsey Michel, after the latter writes a distasteful review of his food. © Aldamisa Entertainment Heartbroken, he quits the job and embarks on a journey of self-discovery through food; food that he actually loves and that fulfils his creative aspirations. Eventually, he opens a food truck while trying to mend his frail relationship with his estranged son, Percy (Emjay Anthony). Will he be successful? USP: The food scenes are aesthetically attractive, kudos to cinematographer Kramer Morgenthau. via GIPHY Jon Favreau's directorial prowess and love for food is apparent in the movie. via GIPHY 3. The Lunchbox (2012): In an attempt to add some zing into her unromantic marriage, Ila (Nimrit Kaur) turns to the most trusted entity of all: food. And in her quest to quite literally spice up her love life, she decides to send her inattentive husband, Rajiv, a lunch every day with the help of ever-dependable dabbawallas in Mumbai. But by a curious twist of fate, the dabba prepared for her husband lands on the table of Saajan Fernandes (Irfan Khan), an aged, lonely widower who works as an accountant. © UTV Motion Pictures Upon realizing her mistake, she sends in a letter with her next lunchbox elaborating on the predicament, which starts a correspondence that soon turns into a beautiful friendship, guided by letters and an erroneously delivered lunchbox containing delicious food. © UTV Motion Pictures USP: The movie encapsulates the beauty of human relations: how we can forge connections with people we have never met yet can completely relate to and understand. And it helps even more when food is involved in the equation! via GIPHY Again, the food! Especially, the Paneer Kofta which Ila makes as a thank you gesture. :D via GIPHY The superb performances by Irfan and Nimrit tug at your heart. And not to forget, Deshpande Auntie (who is not seen but only heard)! 4. Chocolat (2000): When free-spirited, single mother Vianne Rocher (Juliette Binoche) arrives in a quaint, quiet village in France with her daughter Anouk, her unconventional ways earn her the ire of the village folk, especially the staunchly conservative mayor, Comte de Reynaud. © Miramax Films Vianne, an expert chocolatier, opens up a small chocolate shop in the village, much to the displeasure of Reynaud who vehemently opposes her, publicly accusing her of bringing temptation into the lives of the people, especially during Lent. via GIPHY As the story progresses, Vianne's eponymous temptation, the aforementioned chocolate, brings about a change in the village and its inhabitants in varied ways. The plot thickens when Vianne's own desire comes in the form of Roux, a gypsy who wants more than her chocolate. via GIPHY USP: The chocolate! Duh! :P via GIPHY 5. Like Water for Chocolate (1992): A passionate Mexican movie, directed by Alfonso Arau and based on Laura Esquivel's novel, showcasing how food affects life, and how our emotions influence not only the food we cook but also the people we serve it to. With themes of magic realism, the movie focuses on the illicit relationship between Tita (Lumi Cavazos) and Pedro (Marco Leonardi). © Miramax Why illicit? Because as per family tradition, Tita, being the youngest of three daughters cannot marry and needs to live her life as a help to the other members, especially her mother, Mama Elena (Regina Torné). Resigned to her fate, Tita learns cooking under the tutelage of the chef, Nacha (Ada Carrasco), who teaches her the relationship between food and life. © Miramax Heartbreakingly, when Pedro comes to express his love for Tita, he is betrothed to her sister, Rosaura (Yareli Arizmendi), in exchange as the tradition still stands. As her affair with Pedro intensifies, her feelings start to seep into the food she cooks, eventually becoming an outlet for her emotions, but also inadvertently manifesting itself the behaviour of the people around her. via GIPHY USP: There are two scenes: As she prepares the cake for Pedro's wedding, Tita weeps, and her tears fall into the batter which leads to an eventful dinner reception. When she uses roses gifted by Pedro to make a quail dinner with rose petal sauce, it leads to her family feeling inexorable carnal desire. via GIPHY 6. The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover (1989): Michael Gambon (Yes, Dumbledore!) stars in this vogueish black comedy/ crime drama as Alberta Spica (The Thief), an uncouth and repulsive gangster who, along with his band of thugs, has taken over the French restaurant “Le Hollandais” but calls himself an urbane gourmet. © Palace Pictures He terrorizes everyone in the restaurant, but the brunt of the terror is unleashed most on his sophisticated wife, Georgina (Helen Mirren/The Wife) and the head chef, Richard Borst (Richard Bohringer/The Cook) who despises Alberta but is unable to do anything about it. Drama ensues when Georgina finds herself lusting for a regular customer, Michael (The Lover/Alan Howard), who is a bookshop owner and reads while he eats. As her affair progresses, Alberta finds out and then makes life hell for the staff which helps Georgina with her lover. USP: The performances by the lead cast. The film uses food as an allegory for the voyeuristic attitude of Alberta and his pretentiousness. His supposed gourmet personality is a far cry from his real one, which he tries to hide like spices are used to mask uncooked food. Warning: You need a strong stomach for this! :P 7. I Am Love (2009): In this Italian film, Tilda Swinton stars as Emma, the Russian-born daughter-in-law of a wealthy, Milanese family, the Recchi's, who is trying to find herself, away from the glittery, Haute living her family expects her to lead. © Mikado Film As she ruminates over her predicament during a lavish family dinner, help comes in the form of young Antonio Bisceglia (Edoardo Gabbriellini), a celebrated chef who incites her dormant passion with the aid of food. Matters worsen when her son Edoardo Jr. clashes with the family regarding the set path for him as Emma finds herself drawn to Antonio. © Mikado Film USP: Tilda Swinton and the prawns. via GIPHY 8. Ratatouille (2007): What can I say about this delightful movie? Not only is it one of the best animated movies to have ever been made, but it also features delicious food! The wonderful comedy revolves around a rat, with a highly developed sense of smell and taste named Remy (Patton Oswalt) who aspires to become a chef. As luck would have it, he ends up in the kitchen of the restaurant of his recently deceased idol, chef Auguste Gusteau's (Brad Garett). © Walt Disney Pictures Once there, he manages to strike up a friendship with the garbage boy, Alfredo Linguini (Lou Romano), helping him and guiding him in creating dishes and earn the appreciation of the new owner, Chef Skinner (Ian Holm). via GIPHY But soon, a secret is revealed that changes the course of the movie. Friendship, love, and food in one neat package! USP: The entire Anton Ego (the irascible food critic portrayed by Brad Bird) sequence and the ratatouille dish, confit byaldi! via GIPHY Never have I seen such a beautiful rendition of food in mainstream animated movies! (Not counting the stunning food shown in Anime :P) via GIPHY 9. Burnt (2015): Starring Bradley Cooper as a drug-addled former executive chef Adam Jones, the story revolves around his quest to put his life back on track and earn a third Michelin Star. © Shiny Penny Productions Adam is a brilliant but mercurial chef whose creativity is marred by his drug habit and unstable temper, which destroys his mentor's restaurant in Paris along with Adam's credibility. Adam realizes his self-destructive streak and goes on a self-imposed exile to New Orleans to gain perspective. He travels to London to pursue his dream of the Michelin Star, under the banner of his restaurateur friend, who grudgingly allows him to become a chef in his hotel. © Shiny Penny Productions His luck seemingly changes until ghosts from his past and his own mental stability conspire to take him down. USP: The food porn! via GIPHY 10. Big Night (1996): In this dramedy, two Italian brothers, Primo and Secondo, put out all strings for the 'Big Night' that will catapult their sinking authentic Italian restaurant, Paradise, to dizzying heights. © Timpano Production Primo, the perfectionist of the two, is annoyed and frustrated by the Americanized version of authentic Italian dishes, which he refuses to serve to customers, insisting on cooking only the true version, leading to him losing customers by the score. Secondo, the businessman of the duo, is more concerned with the running of the place and keeping it afloat than to retain cultural heritage. © Timpano Production With nowhere else to go, they try to strike out a deal with their nemesis, Pascal who owns a successful restaurant, who refuses to give them a loan. But, in an unlikely liberal gesture offers them to treat Louis Prima, a renowned American-Italian singer, to a meal at their restaurant who can change their fortune. Will they be successful? USP: The crowning glory has to be the timpano! via GIPHY Tony Shalhoub as Primo and Stanley Tucci as Secondo are delightful in their roles; the best part of the movie is any scene they are together! 11. 'The Trip' Trilogy (2010/2014/2017-): This BBC series which was made into a feature film stars Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as themselves on a gastronomical journey through Northern England (in the first movie/series) commissioned by the Observer; their job is to visit different restaurants, try their food and review it. © BBC Worldwide When Steve's girlfriend refuses to go with him on the trip, he invites his frenemy, fellow actor/comedian Rob Brydon to accompany him on the journey. As they travel through England, locking horns with each other on everything. Guided by their egos, trying to outwit each other, while being clueless about fine dining, their animosity dissolves into a camaraderie which is fun to watch. © BBC Worldwide Be it their fight over who can do a better Michael Caine impression or which syllable should be pronounced first in kumquat, Rob and Steve meander across beautiful locales, eating decadent, delicious food. via GIPHY And it isn't over in England! They return to wander across Italy in the sequel with renewed vows to upstage each other. And if that wasn't enough, they are back to eat more and traipse around in broken Spanish in the next sequel, The Trip to Spain! © BBC Worldwide One of the best road trip movies ever! via GIPHY USP: The nearly pornographic shots of the food: The buttery scallops frying in the pan! Absolute bliss! The cheesy pasta in “The Trip to Italy”; divine! Not to forget, the Michael Caine impersonation by Rob Brydon is spot on! Rob and Steve' bromance, their will-they won't-they chemistry, their asinine fights, has to be one of the most hilarious parts of the movie, cementing them into iconic duo status. 12. Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971): One of the most adored children's books of all time, 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', was adapted to screen in 1973 in a movie written by Roald Dahl (who later disowned it), with Gene Wilder playing Willy Wonka in a now-iconic role. © Paramount Pictures © Paramount Pictures And who can forget the Oompa Loompas? via GIPHY The story focuses on Charlie Bucket, a poor boy who finds himself the winner of a Golden Ticket giving him access to Willy Wonka's bizarre and unconventional Chocolate Factory along with four other children (and his whiner of a grandfather). via GIPHY The children, each with their unique personalities, are promised a lifetime supply of chocolate at the end of the trip. via GIPHY But will it be as easy as it looks? via GIPHY USP: Willy Wonka's legendary forward roll! via GIPHY The Chocolate Room: All you can eat candy! :D via GIPHY via GIPHY Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka is perfect, and no one has come close to his sweetly comical yet maniacal (and terrifying) portrayal of one of Roald Dahl's most notorious characters. © Paramount Pictures 13. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005): While both iterations of this children's book capture the quirky Willy Wonka and Charlie's adventures inside the Chocolate factory superbly, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is truer to the novel than its predecessor. © Warner Bros. Pictures Starring Johnny Depp as Willy Wonka, this movie has superior special/visual effects and a more whimsical setting, typical of Tim Burton's movies. © Warner Bros. Pictures The movie stands out in terms of character development, giving a backstory to Willy Wonka which serves a reason for his eccentric personality, something which wasn't quite clear in the 1971 movie. via GIPHY USP: The chocolate river! It truly looks edible (also because it is faux melted chocolate) and is much better than the 1971's dull version. It is visually more appealing. via GIPHY The squirrels breaking the nuts always cracks me up! Johnny Depp's portrayal of Willy Wonka is superb; wacky and quirky (but still not close to Gene Wilder), with just a touch of authenticity. via GIPHY 14. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009): Eccentric wannabe scientist Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) is always working on a new project: spray-on shoes, hair un-balding serum, a monkey thought translator. But unfortunately for him, all his endeavours result in failure. via GIPHY When his new project, a machine that converts water into food, the FLDSMDFR, fails and inadvertently gets launched into space while wreaking havoc on the town, Flint decides to hang up his shoes. © Sony Pictures Animation As he miserably walks around as the social pariah, his machine makes a comeback in style: it starts raining cheeseburgers all over town. via GIPHY Flint then uses a communicator to let the machine cater to the epicurean needs of the residents of Chewandswallow. Overjoyed, the town people keep making requests until their greed and gluttony sets in. via GIPHY As a catastrophe seems to be imminent, Clint sets off with his new friends, Sam Sparks (Anna Farris), Officer Devereaux (Mr. T), Brent (Andy Samberg), Manny (Benjamin Bratt), and his BFF Steve the Monkey (Neil Patrick Harris), to end it. USP: The food storm! All the spaghetti and the meatballs, and the ICECREAM! Flint's father, Tim (James Caan), is the absolute best! via GIPHY 15. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994): In this Taiwanese comedy-drama, Mr Chu (Sihung Lung) is a widowed Chinese master chef with three unmarried daughters, who cooks up a dinner feast every Sunday for his daughters as a tradition. © The Samuel Goldwyn Company His independent daughters, with their ideas of the modern world and diverse dispositions, clash with their traditionalist father over the dinner table. © The Samuel Goldwyn Company As the struggle over the superiority of values continues, with generation gap running rampant, the daughters and Mr Chu realize that perhaps traditions and new ideas can mix well, just like food with unconventional ingredients. via GIPHY Directed by Ang Lee, the movie has a quiet grace about itself, its wisdom percolating in the viewer's mind through the brilliant story. USP: The food throughout the movie, especially the opening sequence. Mr Chu's passion for food and his dexterity in his craft is apparent in the scenes. via GIPHY The beautiful, intricate dumplings! via GIPHY 16. Waitress (2007): Keri Russell stars as Jenna, a down-on-her-luck waitress who creates ingenious pies with uncommon names. Stuck in an unhappy marriage, Jenna's world is further complicated when she finds out that she is pregnant with her abusive husband's child. © Fox Searchlight Pictures As Jenna struggles with the new revelation, her only comfort being the therapeutic pie making she indulges in, respite comes in the form of a pie baking contest with a $25,000 prize which can be the key to her happiness and freedom. © Fox Searchlight Pictures As she gears up for the competition, luck seems to have a different plan for her. via GIPHY USP: The pies and their creative names: The Strawberry Chocolate Oasis Pie, Baby Screaming Its Head Off In The Middle Of The Night And Ruining My Life Pie, Kick In The Pants Pie. via GIPHY As decadent as they sound! :P via GIPHY So, what are you waiting for? Watch these now! Let the foodie in you reign supreme! via GIPHY P.S.: Don't watch these on an empty stomach. :P
  6. Ranveer Singh has always been humble when it comes to his ardent fans and has never shied away from expressing his gratitude for their love and admiration. Always obliging his fans with selfies and even hugs, Ranveer has garnered a huge fan base across the country. In a saddening development, an ardent fan of the 'Padmaavat' star, Jatin Dulera, breathed his last yesterday, as he reportedly collapsed in his bathroom and stopped breathing. The news of Jatin's death started making rounds on social media, as a post on Instagram said, “Gone too soon, bro. An ardent #ranveersingh fan #JatinDulera died today out of a sudden accident. He was just getting ready to go to the office and collapsed in his bathroom as his breathing stopped." Jatin's funeral was held at Shivaji Park in Mumbai and around 700 of his friends came to pay their last respects. View this post on Instagram Gone too soon bro ð. An ardent #ranveersingh fan #JatinDulera died today out of a sudden accident. He was just getting ready to go to office and collapsed in his bathroom as his breathing stopped. Jatin was happy teen who was not into any bad habbits whatsoever. He had lost his father at a very early age and has two younger siblings. His mom works in a government firm and he worked in the building where #farhanakhtar has his office in bandra. One of my followers, he often tipped me about celebs whereabouts and sometimes even contributed videos to me but never wanted me to credit him. He also had asked me if he could join me. His funeral took place at Shivaji Park where around 700 friends of his turned up. Keep smiling Jatin like you always did, we will miss you #rip @iamjatin_753 A post shared by Viral Bhayani (@viralbhayani) on Jun 10, 2019 at 10:34am PDT As soon as Ranveer got to know of Jatin's sudden demise, he took to Instagram to share a collage of photos with his fan and captioned it, "RIP li'l homie". Pictures of Jatin and Ranveer have been going viral on social media. Not just Ranveer, Jatin's photos with Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra have also surfaced online, as he was a big fan of theirs as well. Check out the collage of photos shared by Ranveer: © Ranveer Singh Instagram On the professional front, Ranveer is currently focusing on his upcoming film, '83. The film is scheduled to hit the theatres on 10 April 2020. Ranveer is leaving no stone unturned to get into the shoes of Kapil Dev. The film revolves around India's historic victory at 1983 World Cup against West Indies.
  7. The words adventure and adrenaline rush mean different things for different people. For some, it could equal climbing the Everest, for others, it could mean drinking the night away before an important exam. However, the ultimate adventure, travelling to space, a dream filled with fear and inhibition for everyone might become a reality soon, only for the super-rich of course. Starting next year, NASA plans on beginning space tourism which will allow private astronauts, i.e guests to travel to outer space. Today starts a new day in low-Earth orbit as we unlock the @Space_Station's potential as a platform for companies to engage in commercial profit-making activities and we welcome private astronauts to visit on U.S. vehicles. Get more details: https://t.co/lJnIlxaii7 pic.twitter.com/8sbi1lEzIn — NASA (@NASA) June 7, 2019 To begin with, this travel is not going to take one to the Moon, but to NASA's international space station.NASA will tie up with private companies which will operate this orbit tour of 30 days. The guests will have to shell out close to 24 lakhs INR per night for this luxury. But no, that's not it folks. It has also tied up with Elon Musk's SpaceX, which will use its Dragon capsule, and Boeing, which is currently building a spacecraft called the Starliner. The taxi fare for this will be close to $ 60 million per flight! Crazy right? Well, the price is as crazy as the idea of vacationing in outer space.
  8. The world of entertainment and sports have found their way to each other far too often to ignore. From Bollywood beauties getting married to sportsmen or wards of sportsmen getting into the entertainment industry, their fates have been intertwined since time immemorial. But, did you know that there are a few celebs who could have been professional cricket players but chose to be a part of Bollywood instead? Read about 5 such Bollywood stars here: 1. Suniel Shetty © Instagram A self-confessed sports lover, Suniel Shetty actively played cricket before switching gears to acting. Suniel Shetty has even teamed up with Zaheer Khan to launch India's first nationwide cricket league for amateur cricketers named Ferit Cricket Bash (FCB). 2. Angad Bedi © Instagram Son of renowned cricketer Bishen Singh Bedi, Angad has played for Delhi in Under-16 and Under-19 level. However, Angad was always more interested in acting. 3. Saqib Saleem © Instagram Saqib was an ardent follower of cricket and even represented his state Jammu and Kashmir while he played! The actor even shared that he used to play cricket with Virat Kohli during his childhood. 4. Aparshakti Khurrana © Instagram We have heard Aparshakti confess that he wanted to be a cricketer for the longest time, and what's more, the actor even captained the Haryana Under-19 cricket team at one point in time. 5. Harrdy Sandhu © Instagram Punjabi rockstar Harddy Sandhu began his career as a cricketer but an elbow injury broke his cricket dreams. The singer-cum-actor has played with the top cricketers of India, including Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara.
  9. One of the most decorated and cherished footballers in the world, Lionel Messi has endured some tough times and painful memories in recent weeks. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was left heartbroken after a painful second-leg defeat at the hands of Liverpool in the recently-concluded UEFA Champions League. The Barcelona talisman turned out to be the star of the day in the first-leg clash where he scored two goals, including a venomous free-kick, to hand the Spanish giants a 3-0 win. But, the second-leg fixture saw Barcelona bottling their 3-0 lead and succumbing to a 4-3 defeat (on aggregate) as the Jurgen Klopp side scripted one of the most memorable comebacks in the history of the competition. If their Champions League exit had fans up in arms, Barcelona's misery was further exploited by Valencia who shocked Ernesto Valverde's men with a 2-1 victory in the Copa del Rey final. On the other hand, Messi claimed an unwanted record of not winning a final after finding the back of the net. © Reuters Messi has previously made no secret of how painful the recent turn of events has been, but it appears that the 31-year-old gets little sympathy at home. In a recent interview, Messi revealed how his son Mateo (born in 2015) uses Liverpool's astounding comeback against Barcelona to taunt his father at home. “We played at home, and last time we kicked it about, he would tell me, 'I'm Liverpool, who beat you'. 'You are Barca, and I'm Liverpool'," Messi was quoted as saying by TyCSports. View this post on Instagram FELIZ DÍA MI VIDA !!!! ððð A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi) on May 5, 2019 at 8:03am PDT Ever since making his team debut with Barcelona in 2004, Messi has managed to carve his own niche on the back of consistent performances that allowed him to become one of the club legends. In 687 appearances for Barcelona, Messi has scored 603 goals and won a plethora of trophies including six Copa del Reys and four Champions League crowns. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Leo Messi (@leomessi) on Apr 8, 2019 at 12:37am PDT But, despite all his might and glory, Messi appears to be struggling to impress his son Mateo who is also known to cheer for Barcelona's arch-rivals Real Madrid. “He's watching TV and he screams goal for Real Madrid. He does it on purpose against his brother. Everyone watching Madrid, they score, Thiago gets angry, and Mateo goes 'goaaaal for Madrid!'," the Argentina captain revealed.
  10. Haven't we always heard some wise man or go-getter say “follow your passion”? Throwing away those three words as easily as a pie. As if most of us haven't thought about ditching this sad-ass 9-5 cycle that our life is, or as if we don't want to go back to those easy days of long and liberating jam sessions we enjoyed so much with the band or simply never having to quit the thrill of preparing and participating in street plays. © Twitter But alas, here we are. Still stuck to our swivel chairs, constantly punching those damned keys on the keyboard or attending yet another useless meeting just for the sake of it. Somewhere amidst all this senselessness and need to “get on with life”, our passion ends up taking a backseat, or goes out of the window, to be honest. © Twitter However, while this might be true for most of us, there also exist some highly-motivated individuals out there who take their “passion” seriously and back it up with concrete actions too. UP cadre IAS officer Ravindra Kumar happens to be one such person. © Twitter Ravindra recently conquered Mount Everest for the second time, after scaling the mountain peak for the first time in 2013. However, Ravindra told the media that his conquest this time around bears special importance because he dedicated it to the cause of 'Swaccha Ganga Swaccha Bharat Everest Abhiyaan 2019'. © Twitter Ravindra admitted that his motivation behind the adventure this time lies in raising awareness amongst people regarding the quickly deteriorating state of water bodies in the country, and what it means for our country and the world at large. © Twitter Ravindra has even claimed to be the first and only IAS officer to climb Mt Everest. He also shared that through this 2019 Everest expedition he wants to urge people from the highest point of Himalayas, the source of major rivers of India, to save water at their personal level.
  11. Last year, the 'Hum Fit Toh India Fit' campaign took the internet by storm. The 68-year-old PM Modi participated in the challenge and proved that age is just a number for him, as he shared videos of him working out and performing yoga asanas, while lying on top of a rock. © Twitter In fact, time and again PM Narendra Modi has urged his followers (on social media) to include yoga as an integral part of their lives. In case you didn't know, all the Yoga lovers and the world in general actually will celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21, this year. On 21st June, we will mark #YogaDay2019. I urge you all to make Yoga an integral part of your life and also inspire others to do the same. The benefits of Yoga are tremendous. Here is a video on Trikonasana. pic.twitter.com/YDB6T3rw1d — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 5, 2019 So, being an ardent fan of yoga, PM Modi has been sharing a series of videos on social media of asanas like Trikonasana, Tadasana and Vrikshasana. But, what's so special about these videos? The videos feature an animated PM Modi performing those asanas and listing benefits of those asanas, so that more and more people can incorporate yoga in their lives. Doing Tadasana properly would enable you to practice many other Asanas with ease. Know more about this Asana and its benefits. #YogaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/YlhNhcRas8 — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 6, 2019 "On 21st June, we will mark #YogaDay2019. I urge you all to make Yoga an integral part of your life and also inspire others to do the same," he wrote on Twitter. वà¥à¤à¥à¤·à¤¾à¤¸à¤¨ हमारॠशरà¥à¤° à¤à¤° मसà¥à¤¤à¤¿à¤·à¥à¤ à¤à¥ लिठà¤à¤¿à¤¤à¤¨à¤¾ फायदà¥à¤®à¤à¤¦ हà¥? à¤à¤à¤ दà¥à¤à¤¤à¥ हà¥à¤ à¤à¤¸ वà¥à¤¡à¤¿à¤¯à¥ मà¥à¤... #YogaDay2019 pic.twitter.com/QmDlf97JVc — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 7, 2019 Most of the time, whenever PM Modi posts something, the immediate reaction is a flurry of memes. But, this time looks like people are loving this initiative (so far) and have come forward to show their support for International Yoga Day. Do you have Video if you doing this ji. Will be even more inspiring — Contractor AniRam (@Anirudhmech) June 5, 2019 Yes. Will actively participate and promote #YogaDay2019 among family, friends and with all ! — Kailash Wagh ð®ð³ (@kailashwg) June 5, 2019 à¤à¤°à¥à¤à¤à¥ यà¥à¤ रहà¥à¤à¥ निरà¥à¤ — Kiran Singhð®ð³ (@SinghkiranKiran) June 7, 2019 Wow, I am sure it will inspire people of all walks of life. Jai Hind — Rajmohan Panadiwal,Ph.D. (@RajmohanPanadi1) June 6, 2019 Thank you Sir for motivating so many people around the world to include yoga in daily routine. Looking forward to 21St June as we planning to organise Yoga fest to celebrate Yoga day #YogaDay2019 — swapan dhar (@swapandhar) June 6, 2019 Is it just me, or does the animated PM Modi look a lot like Vivek Oberoi, who played PM Modi in his biopic? Let us know what you think in the comments section below.
  12. Ayushmann Khurrana has had quite a run in the Hindi film industry so far. With some real big hits last year to his name, and as many as five films lined up over the next couple of months, it seems 2019 and 2020 will be equally promising for the 'Andhadhun' actor whose latest release 'Article 15' has received a lot of critical acclaim. © Viacom 18 However, talking about the upcoming movies featuring Ayushmann, we have some latest developments to share with you guys on the sequel of Ayushmann Khurrana-Bhumi Pednekar starrer 'Shubh Mangal Saavdhan'. © Eros International Set to be helmed by Hitesh Kewalya under the aegis of producer Aanand L Rai, the film is all set to be called 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' and will be no where close to the previous film which dealt with the issue of erectile dysfunction and how relationships revolve around it. On the other hand, 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' is going to be a coming-of-age gay love story that would trace the journey of a conservative family that tries to come to terms with the fact that their son is gay. View this post on Instagram #Article15 in theatres on 28th June 2019 A post shared by Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) on Apr 30, 2019 at 8:34am PDT While we already knew Ayushmann will be seen in the lead role, tabloids couldn't sit still until they found out about Ayushmann's love interest in the film. And because we do not like to keep you in the dark about anything, here's what we know about it. View this post on Instagram Standing in the corner..studying the lights..ð Styled by @smitikaur_ Shirt @forever21_in Trousers @marksandspencer #gonekesh #silverscreen #debut #intheatres #29thmarch A post shared by Jitendra kumar (@jitendrak1) on Mar 23, 2019 at 9:41pm PDT As per an exclusive BollywoodLife report, actor Jitendra Kumar, who has often been a constant in web series like 'Permanent Roommates', 'TVF Pitchers', 'Kota Factory' and the likes, has been reportedly roped in to play Ayushmann's gay partner in the movie. View this post on Instagram à¤à¤­à¥ à¤à¤¼à¤¿à¤¨à¥à¤¦à¤à¥ सॠमाà¤à¤à¤¾, पिà¤à¤à¤°à¥ मà¥à¤ à¤à¥à¤¦ ला दà¥.. à¤à¤­à¥ लालà¤à¥à¤¨ दà¥à¤à¥, à¤à¤¹à¤¾ à¤à¤¸à¤®à¥ पॠà¤à¤¾à¤à¤à¥ .. मà¥à¤°à¥ à¤à¤°à¤à¤¼à¥ à¤à¤®à¥à¤¨à¥ .. मà¥à¤°à¥ à¤à¤¼à¥à¤µà¤¾à¤¬ भॠà¤à¤®à¥à¤¨à¥ ।। - à¤à¥à¤²à¤à¤¾à¤¼à¤° ð¸ @piamonyphotography #gulzarmood #yellow #sneak #kaminey A post shared by Jitendra kumar (@jitendrak1) on Mar 12, 2019 at 11:30pm PDT "The character is of a small-town boy and the makers wanted to take an actor who can pull off the character with ease. The makers wanted a relatively fresh face and after doing the rounds of auditions, Jitendra fitted all the bills. Although he has not signed on the dotted line yet, he is the one," a source close to BollywoodLife shared.
  13. If excessive sweating is what you face every day, we have your back. Anyone who sweats excessively tends to fret over sweat stains. We get it that it's a struggle, especially in this scorching heat. Not only does it affect your look, but also hampers your confidence level. Don't let it affect you in any way. Check out these fashion hacks for your wardrobe to keep the stench away, forever: © Facebook 1. Choose The Right Colours It seems like an excellent idea to wear light colours in this hot weather, but tbh, they don't do a great job at hiding those sweat stains. Light colours like white, grey or beige grab all the attention, but dark navy blue, black or brown will work out for you. © Getty Images 2. Opt For An Absorbent T-Shirt Worried about sweating through your entire look? Absorbent t-shirts are the exact summer saviours you were looking for. Yes, they can be worn underneath and are a sure shot way to keep the stains miles away! 3. Use Natural Fibers For Summers Instead of opting for nylon or polyester shirts, splurge on cotton or linen. They are a safe haven for men who sweat a lot. Natural fibers go a long way and are bound to make you feel less sweaty. Keep this suggestion in mind so you never mess up in an interview or on a date night! © Getty Images 4. Sweat Pads For The Win In case, you sweat a lot from your armpits, sweat pads are the fix you need. You can either stick them on your shirts or wear them directly with clean-shaven armpits. © Getty Images 5. Fix The Stains We all are aware of the disastrous stink of armpits. The sweaty patches tend to stick by for a longer period of time. Next time, before you throw your t-shirt to wash, apply a dab of lemon juice on the stain to eliminate the marks completely and stay fresh all summer long. © Getty Images 6. Opt For A Good Pair Of Shoes Sweaty feet invite trouble, not just for yourself, but also for the people around you. Let your feet breathe in this weather. Steer clear of canvas or plastic shoes and keep your feet rejuvenated at all hours. Wear cotton socks with lightweight formal shoes, sneakers. © Getty Images 7. Ditch Your Backpack Backpacks are your enemy as the sweat gates open up. They also weigh you down due to the whole world stowed in it. Keep yourself cool with messenger bags to lower down the burden on your back, thus lessening the chances of sweat stains. © Getty Images
  14. The gruesome details of the gang-rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl last year in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, still haunts us and sends shivers down our spine. However, the heartless perpetrators still continue committing heinous crimes against children, the intensity of which boils our blood. In a gut-wrenching incident from Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, a three-year-old girl was allegedly strangled to death and her eyes were gouged out. Thinkstock Photos Reports state that this happened over a loan of Rs. 10,000, which her parents allegedly failed to pay. The girl had gone missing on May 31, and her body was recovered from a dumping ground near her house on June 2. According to reports, the girl's mutilated body was found after a pack of dogs was spotted carrying what appeared to be human body parts. Aligarh: Body of 2.5-year-old girl was found in Tappal area on May2. SSP Aligarh says,'Case of kidnapping was registered with police on May 31. Post-mortem report has revealed death by strangulation, no signs of rape, a case of personal enmity; 2 men arrested. Probe on' (05/06) pic.twitter.com/DP0HaUzHsI — ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) June 6, 2019 The cops have arrested two accused, who also happen to be the girl's neighbours. Even since this inhumane act came into the limelight, the entire nation has come forward in expressing their outrage on social media, and offer their support and condolences to the child's grieving family. Pexels From Abhishek Bachchan to Sunny Leone, Bollywood celebrities have also come forward to condemn the brutal incident and express their anger towards the society, where even kids aren't safe to live in. Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter Although certain reports and tweets state that the child was raped, according to initial investigations and the post-mortem reports, no signs of rape have been found on the child's body so far. We'll update you once we get more details on the progress of the investigation in this matter.
  15. If there's anything that Bollywood is known for, apart from acting, controversies and gym pictures, it's the larger-than-life weddings of our beloved celebrities. 'Sonam Ki Shadi' (Sonam-Anand), 'Nickyanka' or 'Prick' (Nick-Priyanka) wedding, 'DeepVeer ki Shadi' (Deepika-Ranveer) or Virushka (Virat-Anushka) wedding; are a few prominent examples we've seen recently. Instagram From their glittering wedding ceremonies and honeymoon destinations, their wedding date, designer outfits to even their wedding cakes; their fans want to know every little detail and the celebrities happily oblige by sharing them. However, there are some celebrities who chose to go low-key and got secretly married to their respective partners, away from media glare and glamour: 1. Neha Dhupia - Angad Bedi When everyone was busy talking about Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja's wedding, Neha Dhupia secretly got married to her best friend and actor Angad Bedi. The couple got married according to Sikh traditions at a gurudwara in New Delhi. People found out only after she posted pictures from her wedding on social media. Instagram 2. Himesh Reshammiya - Sonia Kapoor Taking the legacy of secret weddings ahead, singer Himesh Reshammiya got married to his long-time girlfriend Sonia Kapoor. Reshammiya shared the news and the first images from the wedding, with his fans on Instagram, with the caption “Togetherness is bliss!” Instagram Reportedly the wedding took place at his home, in a traditional Hindu ceremony and was attended by his friends and family. 3. Rochelle Rao - Keith Sequeira 'Bigg Boss 9' sweethearts Rochelle and Keith, surprised their fans when they secretly got married in a hush-hush beach-style wedding in Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu. Keith and Rochelle are proof that emotions, feelings and love can never be scripted, even if it's a reality show. Instagram 4. Ishita Dutta - Vatsal Seth The moment Ishita and Vatsal's wedding pictures started surfacing, most of their fans thought they are shooting for a new TV show. Honestly, if you too thought the same, trust me you're not alone. The couple got married at ISKON Temple in Juhu, Mumbai. While Vatsal is best known as Ajay Devgn's son in 'Tarzan', Ishita, who is Tanushree Dutta's younger sister, made her Bollywood debut with 'Drishyam'. Instagram 5. Lisa Haydon - Dino Lalwani Lisa Haydon broke millions of hearts when she secretly got married to her boyfriend Dino Lalvani. They got married in 2016 in a beach-style wedding, that was attended only by close family and friends. Instagram
  16. While the Civil Services are the most honorary posts to hold in the country, a lot of people miss their chance to be a part of the services because the examinations held by the UPSC aren't easy at all. And even though we have 4 attempts to pass these exams, sometimes, making it through those 4 times is improbable. Lakhs of people apply every year for the civil service examination and only about 1% of them get through. But for some people, cracking these exams and becoming an IPS officer at the age of 20 was a piece of cake. How, you ask? One would imagine he's a child prodigy to sit for the exam once and come out with flying colours and become an officer of the law, but little do we know, it was all a big farce and he actually wasn't a qualified IPS officer. © Facebook Meet the 20-year-old Abhay Meena, who posed as a high ranking IPS officer with a fake ID and credentials, a social media personality and a motivational speaker, all rolled in to one. He was recently arrested by Special Operations Group, Delhi and we're sad he misused a prestigious position to actually con the nation. Meena, who has indeed failed class 12th, claimed to have cracked the IIT and the UPSC examination in the first try itself, becoming an PS officer at a really young age. Because of this, he was often invited to institutions, fashion shows and parties to give motivational speeches as a chief guest, where he would wine and dine and con people in to believing in his hard work. So much so, he would meet police officers at these events and laud them for their great work, ironically. I mean you really have to have some cheek to pull off such an intrinsic lie, and fool people. © Facebook He was finally caught when someone noticed his police card, in which the word branch was spelled as 'branche' and capital as 'capitol'. After investigating his records further, he was finally arrested by the SOG from his apartment in Jagatpura. Meena tried intimidating the officers by boasting about his influences but clearly, that didn't work as he's under arrest currently. Apparently, Meena used to drive around in a car which has a 3-star police plate affixed on the bumper and a 3-star credential is only reserved for a DG or an Additional DG (ADG) rank. So, clearly he was misusing that too. © Times of India After wining and dining at expensive hotels, without paying the bills and showing off his ID wherever he would go, Meena is currently at the Pratap Nagar Police Station eating only 'jail ka khaana'. We feel this is grave disrespect for officers who've actually worked hard to crack civil service exams and have come all the way, with their hard work to stand where they do. It's also grave disrespect towards all the people who spend days, weeks and months preparing for these examinations and burning the midnight oil to serve the country. And here we have a man, who'd been conning his way through, making people believe he did what he did through his hard work. Up until recently, I thought these things could only happen in movies like 'Catch Me If You Can' or 'Bunty Aur Bubli', but people actually grow up in reality to become con artists and we hope he's the only one, who has pulled off such a stunt.
  17. Those who have seen the trailer of 'Kabir Singh' featuring Shahid Kapoor would have an idea that something great is in store for them. As soon as the teaser of 'Kabir Singh' was unveiled, Twitter users began comparing it to the Vijay-starrer 'Arjun Reddy'. Fans are excited to see Shahid on the big screen and nail this character to its fullest. But guess what? Shahid wasn't the first choice for the role. It was Arjun Kapoor. Yes, you heard it right. Director Sandeep Vanga, in an interview with Mumbai Mirror, confirmed that he had approached Arjun for the role initially. When the director was asked if the makers approached Arjun Kapoor, he said, “Yeah, but before that Shahid and I were already in talks, so I couldn't just jump to another actor It's not about whose acting caliber is greater but it's about the commitment.” Well, we wonder what would it have been to see Arjun play this character. Coming back to Shahid, he has left no stone unturned to get into this character and the trailer has created the right noise for the film. Watch the trailer here: The film's story revolves around a surgeon whose life changes completely after a bad breakup. He uses drugs and alcohol to get over the pain that break-up has caused him. The film also features Kiara Advani in lead role and is set to release on June 21. It will be interesting to see how the movie shapes up. Are you excited for this one? Do let us know in the comments section below.
  18. The 2019 UEFA Champions League came to a close with Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool emerging victorious in a final, which was probably only enjoyed by Liverpool fans. The most interesting and controversial moment out of the blockbuster event actually turned out to be the invasion of a mysterious woman on the pitch, 20 minutes into the final. The woman in question is Kinsey Wolanski, a 22-year-old model who has appeared in Sports Illustrated, FHM, and Maxim. However, she is best known for her appearances on her boyfriend Vitaly Zdorovetskiy's YouTube channels and website. © Reuters In fact, as she stormed onto the pitch, the black swimsuit that she had donned had the name of her boyfriend's website written in bold. The website has in and around 32 million registered users and her act has said to have generated £3 million in publicity. On a personal front, as it can be expected, her online profile blew up massively. With around 350k followers before the final, her Instagram profile averaged 20k likes per post. But, within 24 hours of the final ending, her Instagram boasted 2.6 million followers, with an average of 500k likes per post. MY INSTAGRAM HAS BEEN HACKED ð — Kinsey wolanski (@KinseyWolanski) June 2, 2019 Wolanski posted a video of her being lead off the pitch by stewards with the caption: "Life is for living, do crazy things that you will remember forever.” Subsequently, her Instagram account has been now deactivated under mysterious circumstances and Wolanski has claimed that her account was hacked. Her boyfriend Vitaly, consequently, is quite notorious for similar reasons. Having streaked in the 2014 World Cup final, he is banned from attending any major sporting events. He has been an active YouTuber for several years with over 10 million subscribers and revealed after the final, that he wished to marry Wolanski. pic.twitter.com/xr9254mhgI — Kinsey wolanski (@KinseyWolanski) June 2, 2019 Following exciting contests and scintillating personal duels in the knockout phase, the Champions League final, sadly, failed to live up to the billing. Owing to a tame performance by the two Premier League giants, Klopp's brigade eventually lifted the coveted trophy with a 2-0 win. © Reuters But, while the summit clash of Europe's biggest club competition struggled to entice the fans, Wolanski's streaking undeniably gave everyone to cheer for and talk about in an otherwise a dull affair.
  19. It's that day of the week again when you have to take a razor and shave your facial hair, but it frightens you because your skin is prone to redness and rashes. Sensitive skin needs extra attention and to tell you the truth, there's no hard and fast rule for sensitive skin but our tips can significantly nix the odds of irritation. Begin here and now: 1. Pre-Shave Techniques © Getty Images Before you even touch your blade, there are some pre-shaving techniques that you need to consider. Use a mild face wash that can clear the dirt and debris off your face. It reduces the chances of skin irritation post-shaving. Make sure it's not a drying face wash. 2. Exfoliation © Getty Images Scrubbing doesn't mean you go harsh on your face. Using an exfoliator works wonders and eliminates dead skin cells. Prep your skin for the best possible shave. 3. Shaving Cream © Getty Images The type of shaving cream would differ than the usual choice for your skin. Avoid creams that lather as they can dry out your skin, leading to itchy skin. Instead, use a lotion-based cream and save yourself from razor burns later! 4. Quality Razor © Getty Images Since your skin is sensitive, it's a given that you need to use a quality razor. In case you are a frequent user of a disposable razor, make sure you replace it often as the cartridges tend to grow bacteria. If it's overused, it can lead to skin irritation and razor burn. 5. Using An Aftershave © Getty Images An aftershave has always been an essential of the grooming arsenal, but for sensitive skin, the type needs to be smoother. A lotion-based aftershave or an aftershave balm is a must-have for you. Avoid using menthol or alcohol-based aftershave, as it can deplete the skin's defensive barrier. Make moisturising a priority to keep your skin hydrated. A little goes a long way!
  20. It was an eventful evening yesterday as millions of households across India switched on their TV sets to watch the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony which every news channel was carrying for its viewers. India met its new set of cabinet ministers under Modi government 2.0, as they were called onto the stage to take their oaths. However, there was a sudden shift in energies when this frail-looking old man with a flowing beard and wind swept hair made his way to the stage, wearing a pair of plain white kurta pajama and greeted the President before taking his place behind the podium. © Twitter Many people in the audience, and even the ones watching the old man on their TV sets were unaware of his identity. Interest piqued and within a span of few minutes Pratap Chandra Sarangi began trending on social media. But the entire episode didn't come as a shock to the people of Odisha, especially those who live in and around Balasore when they saw 'Nana' Sarangi taking his oath as Minister of State in the Modi government last evening. © Twitter The newly elected MP from Odisha's Balasore, 64-year-old Pratap Chandra Sarangi isn't a regular politician. Sarangi lives in a hut, rides a bicycle and his combined assets amount to just 5.5 lakhs. Sarangi thinks of himself a social worker, and supports himself through his pension and agricultural income. In his affidavit Sarangi declared that he does not own a vehicle, jewelry, and has no liabilities. Sarangi has always led a simple life, living on little income, caring for his ailing mother, as he worked out of a small hut and bridged distances and differences riding on a bicycle. © Twitter However, this exactly how Sarangi had planned his 36 years ago. As a 28-year-old he had wanted to become a monk at the Ramakrishna Math, but the head Swamiji at Ramakrishna Mission didn't accept his request, because that would have left his mother alone with no one to care for her. It was at that point that Sarangi decided to join the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and became a sevak, to work as a social worker. It was only later that he got associated with Bharatiya Janata Party. A two-time MLA from the Nilgiri assembly, Sarangi won the seat in 2004 and 2009. In the 2019 Lok Sabha Election, Sarangi defeated two popular rivals, Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Rabindra Jena and Navajyoti Patnaik of Congress by a great margin. © Twitter As for why Sarangi is so popular with people, it's because he has been actively working for the people in the area. Sarangi opened many Ekal Vidyalayas (village schools with single school teacher) in the interiors of Odisha. He has had an active involvement in local protests, such as anti-liquor movements and the likes. He also opened Samrkara Kendras in tribal villages in Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts. This time as a Minister of State, Sarangi wants to turn Balasore into a tourist destination as well. © Twitter Sarangi has come a long way. From being a simple man who has been invested in people's welfare, to becoming a Minister of State in Modi's government by winning Lok Sabha elections from his constituency by campaigning through a hired auto rickshaw.
  21. Time and again I have said this that no amount of words can ever be enough to express our gratitude to our soldiers for their bravery, fearlessness, courage and selflessness. They put their lives at risk, get fatally injured and despite going through it all, always keep a huge smile on their faces and courage and pride intact in their hearts. Wikimedia One such brave jawan is Major DP Singh, a Kargil War hero. Major Singh lost a leg during Operation Vijay, but his Twitter bio reads "Enjoying KargilWar wounds" with a wink. Recently, he shared an emotional post which left a lot of people emotional and in tears. One of them is Aamir Khan who got goosebumps after reading his post. Major Singh wrote that 'Sarfarosh' was the last film he saw 20 years ago, before losing a leg. He mentioned how he saw 'Sarfarosh' in theatres back then and now he saw it on TV. "That time on both legs. Now one less. My last movie as intact before I joined unit for #OpVijay in May 1999." Exactly 20 years ago I watched movie #Sarfarosh of @aamir_khan and same I did just now. But That time it was in theater. Now on TV. That time on both legs. Now one less. My last movie as intact before I joined unit for #OpVijay in May 1999.#memories pic.twitter.com/rBmWtnhRX5 — Major D P Singh (@MajDPSingh) May 28, 2019 After reading his post, Aamir replied to him saying, "your post gave me goosebumps. We salute your courage, strength and grit in the face of adversity. Love and respect to you, Sir." Dear @MajDPSingh, your post gave me goosebumps. We salute your courage, strength and grit in the face of adversity. Love and respect to you, Sir. a. https://t.co/TYL8qurl1v — Aamir Khan (@aamir_khan) May 29, 2019 Major Singh too replied to Aamir Khan's post and thanked him for his words. He wrote, "I am no great...it's a trait of every #indianarmy #soldier." My dear @aamir_khan It could become possible as I was trained by @adgpi ðð®ð³ð®ð³ I am no great.. it's a trait of every #indianarmy #Soldier Thank you for your kind words. ð Keep making inspirational films. God bless Jai hind https://t.co/2nA27nHpMT — Major D P Singh (@MajDPSingh) May 29, 2019 Major Singh, who is known as India's first Blade Runner, is hand downs one of the toughest men and we don't think we will ever see anyone braver than him.
  22. The much-anticipated event of the month, which will also mark the end of the two months-long General Elections in India, Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony is all set to take place a few hours from now. It's a big day not only for the ruling government, but also the country at large as it gets ready to welcome Modi ji as the country's prime minister for yet another term. © Twitter The swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Modi and other Union Ministers will be officiated by President Ram Nath Kovind within the premises of Rashtrapati Bhavan at 7 pm this evening, in the presence of some of the world's most important and famous individuals. While it was said that PM Modi had sent out invitations to numerous international dignitaries from around the world, it has also been reported that there are 8,000 confirmed guests who are all set to attend PM Modi's oath taking ceremony, making it a historical event to be hosted at the venue. © Twitter That said, let's take a look at all the famous people from India and around the world who will be attending the ceremony hours from now. International Dignitaries © Twitter 1. BIMSTEC leaders from countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Thailand will be attending the ceremony. As per reports, Pakistan was not sent an invitation. 2. Presidents of neighbouring countries, that is, Nepal, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will also attend the ceremony. 3. Prime Ministers of Bhutan and Mauritius will also be present at the ceremony. 4. Thailand's Special Envoy Grisada Boonrach will represent the country at the ceremony. Indian Dignitaries © Twitter 1. All the Chief Ministers in the country have been invited and are expected to attend the ceremony. However, Mamata Banerjee, Naveen Patnaik and Bhupesh Singh Bhaghel have stated that they would not be able to attend the ceremony. 2. Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi have also confirmed their presence. 3. It is customary for all the former presidents, prime ministers and veteran politicians to attend PM's oath-taking ceremony. Celebrities © Twitter 1. Indian business moguls Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani and Ratan Tata have been invited for the ceremony, along with international bigwigs like Bill Gates. 2. Sports stars such as Rahul Dravid, PT Usha, Saina Nehwal, Anil Kumble, Dipa Karmakar and many others have been invited to the ceremony. 3. Big names from the film industry such as Shah Rukh Khan, Rajnikanth, Kangana Ranaut and others are expected to attend the ceremony this evening. Other Dignitaries 1. Families of deceased BJP workers from political violence-hit West Bengal have also been invited for the ceremony. 2. Reportedly, families of Pulwama attack martyrs have also been invited for the ceremony but there is no confirmation on the news.
  23. The Pakistan cricket team is probably the most unpredictable thing about the ICC World Cup 2019, which begins in a couple of days in England & Wales. While their loss to a team like Afghanistan in their warm-up games shows just how bad the team can be, they consist of a few extremely talented players who can take Pakistan cricket to a new high, maybe even get their first ever World Cup victory against the Indian cricket team. Here are the five key players of the team who can win it all for the cricket-crazy nation: 1. Babar Azam © Reuters Referred to as the “Virat Kohli of Pakistan”, Babar Azam plays like the Indian skipper too. At the age of 24, Azam easily dominated some of the deadliest of bowlers on the current time in Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada and Duanne Olivier at the Proteas' home ground in South Africa a couple of months ago and seems to never lose his form with the bat. In his career in adolescence, Azam has scored 2544 runs in just 62 ODIs which includes 8 tons and 11 half-centuries. In 2019, Azam has batted in 10 innings for his team and scored 472 runs with an average of 52.4 runs per innings. 2. Imam-ul-Haq © Reuters Being the nephew of Inzamam-ul-Haq, Imam faced a lot of pressure during his introduction to international cricket during the U-19 Asia Cup in 2012. A fighter that he is, Imam has brought his flamboyant stroke-play to every match that he has played ever since. His debut for the national team of Pakistan occurred in 2017 against Sri Lanka, in which he not only chased the total and won the match but also struck his first ODI hundred. Imam's ODI journey has seen him play in 27 games while scoring a total of 1381 runs including his career's best single-inning performance, a 151 against the World Cup 2019 hosts a couple of weeks ago. 3. Fakhar Zaman © Reuters Probably as unpredictable as the Pakistan team, Fakhar Zaman is the opening batsman who will either bring you runs in big bundles or will not bring them at all. The series against England was the perfect example of his uncertainty as a batsman. Having said that, when he does stick to the crease, there is no force in the cricketing world that could stop him from getting a half-ton for his side. In his career, Zaman has featured in 34 ODIs, putting up 1585 runs on the board with a decent strike rate of 97.83 through his career. He has batted in 10 ODI innings this year and scored 367 runs. 4. Hasan Ali © Reuters While the team, which was once feared for their bowling attack, is now in search for some good bowlers themselves, 24-year-old Hasan Ali is probably the best they have heading into the World Cup, who's reverse swing with a slightly-used ball has got him some important wickets throughout his career. Ever since his 2016 debut in the ODI format of the game, Ali has scalped 78 wickets in just 47 matches with an economy rate of 5.56. 2019 has been a little expensive for the bowler as he has given an average of six runs per over in the past five months while collecting only five wickets. 5. Asif Ali © Reuters Pakistan's bravest athlete, Asif Ali faced a tragic loss in his personal life when cancer took away his two-year-old daughter from him a week ago. Aware of his duties towards the team and his fans, Asif returned to England to join the squad yet again before they take on West Indies on 31st May 2019. Stepping onto the crease at the number seven spot, Ali is known for hitting it strong and long on command. Ali has mustered 342 runs in the 16 games that he has played in the ODI format with a fierce strike rate of 131.03. In 2019, two of the four ODIs that he was a part of saw him raising his bat in the air for half-tons scoring 142 in total this year.
  24. For a team that upstaged the mighty Australians in the final to win the 1996 World Cup, Sri Lanka has, sadly, failed to follow it up at the major ICC events. The Lankan brigade came mighty close to securing their second World title in 2011, only to suffer a brutal heartbreak at the hands of Team India in the final. Since then, a lot has changed, but, sadly for Sri Lanka, not for the greater good. With their decorated cricketers calling time on their respective careers, needless to mention the deep infighting and disharmony, the Lankans have struggled for experience, with the young guns in desperate need for guidance and experience. Having lost the ODI and T20I series against England in October 2018, the Lankans were forced to endure whitewash defeats in New Zealand (3-0) and South Africa (5-0) which pretty much sums up their sorry state of affairs. Going into the World Cup, the Lankan fans will have bare minimum hopes (on realistic grounds) as this squad looks far from Arjuna Ranatunga's champion side from the 1996 edition. While getting their players acclimatised to the English conditions will be the first of the many hurdles they'll face, Sri Lanka will surely need the following players to step up big time if they intend to challenge stronger teams at the World Cup: Lasith Malinga © Reuters For a man who has 322 wickets in 218 ODIs, Lasith Malinga needs no introduction to seam bowling. The 35-year-old has been one of the impactful players for Sri Lanka over the years. And, going into the World Cup this year, the Lankans will desperately need the veteran to once again deliver the goods to pin down the opposition. Age might be catching up with the right-arm bowler, but Malinga's searing inswinging yorkers from his peculiar round-arm action are as destructive and distinctive as they were in the past. His cunning variations and lengths are one of the reasons why he still holds the record for most wickets in consecutive deliveries at the World Cup - something he achieved against South Africa at the 2007 edition. Angelo Mathews © Reuters One of the highly-rated players in the Lankan squad, Angelo Mathews has had his share of ups and downs in the recent past. In 2018, he was stripped of his captaincy owing to Sri Lanka's disastrous campaign at the 2018 Asia Cup. Since then, Mathews has claimed that he was made a "scapegoat" for his side's dismal show and continues to have his differences with coach Chandika Hathurusingha. But, despite his troubles, Mathews remains a vital cog in the Lankan set-up, especially at the coveted World Cup. His presence in the squad not only provides the much-needed solidarity to the otherwise brittle middle-order but also bolsters their bowling attack. Given his recent rifts with the management, Mathews should use the World Cup as an opportunity to reaffirm his credentials as a vital player. Dimuth Karunaratne © Reuters With Malinga struggling to keep the team together and Mathews unable to strike a chord with the team management, the Sri Lankan selectors were left with no choice but to appoint a total outsider - DimuthKarunaratne (coach Hobson's preferred choice) - as the captain of their World Cup side. Returning to ODI cricket after four years, Karunaratne began his captaincy stint on a positive note. During their ODI match against Scotland earlier this month, the left-hander led from the front scoring 77 runs in Sri Lanka's 35-run triumph (D/L) - a victory after eight straight defeats. He might not have been around as much as one would've liked, but Lanka will surely need Karunaratne's leadership skills to bolster their chances at the ICC mega event. Thisara Perera © Reuters Another veteran in the Lankan brigade, Thisara Perera has rediscovered his form to become a key player in recent times. While bowling is ostensibly Perera's major skill, often deployed in the middle-order, he is also capable of delivering furious finishes to an innings. Perera will need to deliver the goods with both bat and ball as an inexperienced side like Sri Lanka could surely use his all-round abilities to stay afloat in the tournament. Kusal Perera © Reuters Making his debut in 2013, Kusal Perera was immediately likened to batting great Sanath Jayasuriya for his style of play. Forging his career with aggression and reliability in equal parts, the left-handed batsman established himself as one of Sri Lanka's go-to openers in limited-overs cricket. Battling injuries in the recent past has surely affected Perera's form, but the strokeplay, the range of shots and the power-hitting style that he possesses will surely be crucial for Sri Lanka in England &Wales. Opening the innings, the Lankan fans will hope Perera rediscovers his form quickly to get them off to flying starts in the tournament.
  25. Have you ever wondered how a classic man just enters a room and makes an impression? It's quite simple if you actually think about it. Some people have the power to make heads turn just with the fresh fragrance they have used. Believe us, they don't bathe in the cologne, rather follow a routine to draw the green eyes. These are the secret ingredients to smell good, 24x7. 1. Caring for what you wear, every day © Getty Images The way you treat your clothes says a lot about your personality. Doing your laundry regularly ensures that you don't stack up on dirty and stinky clothes. To smell fresh, slot this habit in your daily routine. 2. Oral hygiene is important © Getty Images Bad breath is a mood killer. It can instantly become a topic of conversation and to not let yourself fall in the pit of embarrassment, remember to brush your teeth twice a day. Use a floss and carry a mint box handy with you wherever you go. 3. Look for the right scent © Getty Images Take some time out from your busy schedule to look for a scent that suits your personality. Invest in a good quality and a long lasting perfume. 4. Keep a check on your personal hygiene © Getty Images Taking a shower daily, wearing fresh underpants and washing your hands with a mild soap after every meal - these three habits go a long way. Trust us, the fragrance stays intact and makes you smell fresh throughout the day. 5. Hydrate yourself enough © Getty Images Now that oral hygiene has been checked off, there's another add-on to it. Keep drinking water at regular intervals to boost your metabolism and not have bad breath. 6. Spraying right © Getty Images Spraying your perfume everywhere is not going to earn you extra points, rather spray on the pulse points. The smell spreads from the bottom, so, begin with ankles, then behind the knees, wrist, chest and behind your ears to ensure a lasting fragrance. 7. Keep your skin moisturised © Getty Images Speaking of hydration, water is not only a best friend to your body, but also for your skin. Alongside, use a moisturiser for that glow and good smelling skin. In the end, all we want to say is that stay committed to the routine and you'll trail an aura worth talking about.
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