L Aruna Dhir

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

Seasoned PR & Communications Expert, Poet, Hospitality Feature Writer.

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

KJo, Jo is not for joker: From jackets to jokes, what's wrong with Karan Johar?

He was canny, smart, honest, open. He’s becoming crude, crass, caricature-ish — and very unfunny.

ART & CULTURE

 |   8-minute read

Dangal Vs Thugs of Hindostan: A masterclass on what’s hot and what’s not!

Here’s the plain truth. With one we were simply ‘dhaakad’-ed, and with the other blatantly ‘thugged’!

ART & CULTURE

 |   11-minute read

Finest pashmina to sofa cloth jackets: Here are Bollywood's best and worst dressed men

You don’t need money to buy you style; but you do need an inherent or acquired style to get your money to work for you.

LIFE

 |   7-minute read

Happy festivals of pollution: Why it's so difficult to burn the Ravana inside us

Let us please ask ourselves, who is to blame for what we breathe, what we drink and eat and where we tread!

ART & CULTURE

 |   12-minute read

Ten big life lessons from Big B

When you see Amitabh Bachchan, you don't see a 76-year-old man with weak knees. You see a man of vigour, with a straight spine, striding ahead with purposeful steps.

HUMOUR

 |   8-minute read

19 sporting events Indians would dominate if they gave out medals for them

With rising cases in chain, wallet, laptop, mobiles snatching, the sporty-spirits engaged in such activities most definitely have world class training.

VARIETY

 |   6-minute read

Go on, eat crow. How we are sacrificing everything non-human at the altar of commercial greed

Climate change over the next 50 years is expected to drive a quarter of land animals and plants into extinction. What then?

LIFE

 |   10-minute read

Lessons on life, cooking and other things from an ingenious mother

'With great schooling in culinary craft, Ma always managed to impart lasting lessons on making food.'

VOICES

 |   8-minute read

Luxury of solitude: Memories from a Dehradun which had more trees than people

Air-conditioning was a completely foreign idea and woollies were never out of season in Uttarakhand's capital.

HUMOUR

 |   5-minute read