Jaskiran Chopra

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

She is a journalist by profession, and has worked with United News of India, The Times of India and The Pioneer.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Hema Malini is Bollywood's quintessential 'Dream Girl'

Over the past fifty years, she has remained a great entertainer, one who has mesmerised viewers down the generations with her acting and dancing.

ART & CULTURE

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Feroz Khan: From a shy young hero to self-styled cowboy star

Everyone remembers him as the Clint Eastwood of Indian cinema, but there was so much more to him.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Sadhana was the first real female style icon of Hindi cinema

She was the first heroine of Indian cinema who set trends and styles that were followed faithfully by thousands of her fans.

ART & CULTURE

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Why the voice of Mukesh, who sang of loss, pain and pathos, will always ring true

The legend began his career by rendering songs that sounded quite like KL Saigal’s, but emerged from that shadow soon.

ART & CULTURE

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Why nobody can take away the title of Jubilee Kumar from Rajendra Kumar

He will forever be remembered for the classics such as Mere Mehboob and Sangam he gave us.

ART & CULTURE

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VARIETY

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ART & CULTURE

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How Charles Dickens once made Mussoorie's Landour famous

It is not a commonly known fact that the Victorian author had a connection with this popular hill station.

ART & CULTURE

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25 years of SRK: How Darr and Baazigar changed Shah Rukh Khan as an actor

We need to revisit these films today to understand how he became King Khan.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Kumaonis celebrate Holi in winter

The traditional Baithaki Holi of the region is celebrated on the first Sunday of the winter month of 'Pausha'.