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Sindhi tradition, Holi celebration, Holi food

Holi sweets, the Sindhi way: Reinventing the lost art of Sindhi sweet making

Geeyar, Pragiri, Tahiri or Koki are all tasty Sindhi sweets prepared on Holi. It's time to revisit their glories!


 |  5-minute read
Holi celebration, Raj Kapoor, Bollywood parties, Bollywood star kids

Holi parties then and now: What makes celebs stand about stiffly instead of letting loose?

Once, the stars drank, danced and dunked each other in Holi colours like no one was watching. Why are they so carefully choreographed in their celebrations today?


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Holi customs, Holi traditions, Holi celebration, Holika dahan

Holika Dahan: The age-old custom of dispelling evil, both around and inside us

Smearing clothes with violent colours and intoxicating oneself is believed to invoke the demons within. It is only then that they can be exorcised. And Holi thus ends peacefully with a soothing bath and pristine white.


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Holi food, Holi celebration, Holi parties, Bhaang

5 iconic dishes to make yours a truly happy Holi!

If there’s one festival that truly ensures you’re well-fed, it is Holi. And we're listing our top 5 picks for the glorious festival.