The Spectacular Sensation
A dancer par excellence, Kamala has taken Bharatnatyam to new heights. Graceful and fierce in her form, she remains one of the best in her field.
Teen Guna Lagaan
Cricket, good songs and unrequited love, this movie was a perfect mix of everything that India loves. Lagaan was premiered today in 2001, setting up new standards of entertainment.
Death to the Virus
This was Danse Macabre. This was a crisis born out of apathy and deliberate ignorance. As the stench of corpses mixed into the air, heroes emerged from the shadows and saved everyone.
Where does Honour Lie?
Just like every athlete has a dream to win an Olympic Gold, each writer wishes to get the Nobel Prize for literature. Tagore not only managed to bag a Nobel and attain knighthood but he decided to part with it for a reason that makes everyone love him more.
From the land to the Sea
The subjects of countless origin myths, folklores and stories across cultures- turtles face great threat today, all thanks to humans. Quick and collective actions need to be taken for their protection. Hence, World Turtle Day is observed to make the dream of making the earth a good home for them a reality.
Mahal, Mystic and Magic
The jewel of the blue city Jodhpur, the Mehrangarh Fort captivates and bewitches anyone, in all its glory. The foundation of this imposing structure was laid today in 1459.
A Different Freedom Fighter for a Different Colonialism
On this day we celebrate the birth of Jyotiba Phule- a man who dared to challenge the norms of casteism in a time when people quietly acquiesced to it.
The Hollow Crown
Too much success can become a cause of failure. The same happened when Aurangzeb’s son ascended the throne and mismanaged the empire and with his death, things went completely downhill.
Virus v/s Us
Each human deserves a happy and healthy life. India achieved a milestone in this direction today in 2012 when it was finally able to defeat the deadly villain- Polio.