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Rо̄mal Lāisram

I AM SO HAPPY WE HAVE MORE REAL CHARACTERS THESE DAYS
Padmashri Tabassum Fatima Hashmi is a powerhouse within herself and is considered one of the country’s finest actors and for good reason too! We catch up with the actor on a lazy December afternoon as we converse light-heartedly about cinema, life and so much more…...
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THE MAGIC OF SEA AND CITY
Have you ever had holiday anxiety? The anxiousness that builds up before a trip or a vacation, where you only hope that everything goes well and nothing gets screwed up? We’ve all been there. We’ve all dreaded unorganized and unplanned trips for this reason exactly....
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THE PERFECT LOCKDOWN GETAWAY
Waking up to the sound of calm, soft waves… the sunlight streaming into your living room… the sun outside is hot… but a cool sea breeze wafts lazily around… ensuring the indulgent relaxing vibe you’re experiencing… stays with you all day. Sounds like something right...
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HE’S SEXY AND HE KNOWS IT!
How did your journey with dance start? My dance journey only started because my mother pushed me into it. I always seemed to like dancing, acting and the camera, so my mom decided that I should dance, because I was good at it. She would...
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CREATING A HOME FOR YOU, AWAY FROM HOME
A home away from home. Most hotels will claim this with much pride. But do many of them live up to it? Not really. I’ve spent close to a decade-and-a-half as a hotel reviewer and I might have come across a handful of properties that...
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COMPLETING CIRCLES
Almost a decade ago, I was planning quite haphazardly to leave for Mumbai, as my dream-job came crashing down and plans were quite unapologetically thrust down my throat. I was forced to choose between two situations, one offering something fresh — a new beginning and...
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PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS IN SUCH RELIEF EFFORTS CAN WORK
We’ve all heard about Akshaya Patra and the amazing work they do with mid-day meals across the country. What we haven’t heard about is the amazing work they also do when it comes to relief during crises. One of the first organisations to take cognizance...
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ART CAN BE A HEALER IN TROUBLED TIMES
With COVID-19 lockdown affecting everyone, how has it affected dance schools such as yours? The effect has been severe in every single sphere across the globe and ours has been no different. We have all had to shut down the physical space in which we...
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WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IS MORE LOVE
As a writer, you’ve been very active on social media and interacting with your followers, especially around dealing with isolation during this lockdown. How helpful do you think writing is during a pandemic like this? I think we all have our ways of trying to...
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MAKING THE MOST OF THE SITUATION
As an independent PR executive, how has the lockdown affected your work life? Well, the first thing is that most businesses in this situation have stopped marketing and PR. Most of my clients who are in the F&B business have taken a break for now...
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