Since his first-class debut in 2017, the 20-year-old Khaleel Ahmed has shot into the limelight by snapping up 28 wickets in just 17 List A games. Hailing from Tonk, a small, dusty town in Rajasthan, the left-arm seamer was also a part of India’s Under-19 team for the 2016 World Cup and impressed all
On Wednesday, Ravi Shastri, the head coach of the Indian cricket team, claimed during a press conference that no Indian Test team overseas, in the last 18 years, had performed as well as the current one. What Shastri conveniently omitted was that the series wins came against unheralded and depleted
England defeated India by 60 runs in the 4th Test Southampton on Sunday and took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. Here are the 10 key takeaways:
In the latter half of the 19th century, the freedom movement in India against the British regime started gaining momentum. Indian society at that point in time was riddled with caste fault lines, with the ‘untouchables’ (Dalits) facing severe social discrimination from the upper caste Hindus. Baloo
Here’s proof that, at times, perceptions can be stronger than reality. Did you know these movies were among the biggest hits of the year they were released in?
Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone were coming together for the first time after their much-publicized and bitter break-up. Riding on a peppy soundtrack and a much-loved pair, the movie clocked Rs 175 crore in India and was declared a blockbuster. The slide began with ‘Besharam’, directed by Abhinav
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On his 53rd birthday, here are some professional qualities and traits that make Aamir Khan the unique Bollywood phenomenon that he is. Action movies were ruling the roost in the 1980s, but QSQT bucked the trend and ushered in an era of love stories/family dramas driven by blockbuster soundtracks. The
The versatile and hugely talented Sridevi, who passed away at just 54 following a cardiac arrest while attending a wedding in Dubai on February 24, was arguably the first female superstar of Bollywood. There have been many exceptional female actors – Waheeda Rehman, Madhubala, Meena Kumari, Nutan —
No film in recent times has perhaps faced the kind of ferocious protests that ‘Padmaavat’ did before its release. The CBFC passed the film only after changing its title and then too it was not released in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat. At the time of writing this article, the film had made
This image of being the masculine, and original, He-Man has almost eclipsed the cinematic feats and Box Office clout that Dharmendra held for over two decades. In the next five years, he starred in a slew of critically acclaimed movies such as ‘Anpadh’, ‘Haqeeqat’ and Bimal Roy’s ‘Bandini’, but the
Vidya Balan is among the few actors of this generation who can rise above the script and stamp their authority on a film. Vidya’s sterling acting chops are on full display in her latest release ‘Tumhari Sulu’. Sulu’s life takes a fortuitous turn when she goes to a radio station to collect a pressure
Despite all this, ‘King Khan’, the sobriquet bestowed upon SRK, walks away with the crown for being the most ‘consistent’ superstar. Shah Rukh made his debut with ‘Deewana’ in 1992 and the movie became a runaway hit.
Vivek Oberoi is in the news: for ascribing the reason for his failure in Bollywood to someone else. In the past, he had blamed Aishwarya Rai and his own arrogance for his downfall. In an interview with Farah Khan, he had mentioned how his then friend Aishwarya Rai instigated him to hold a press conference