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Haute, they have always believed, is a seven-hued thing, and the cause of the LGBTQ has always been dear to the fashion fraternity. A parliament of forty designers conjured up the ‘Rainbow’ show to celebrate the recent junking of Article 377. Red mascara and blue-glittered coiffure caught the eye; so did a message of love across a bare back.
Is this the wave that launched a thousand #MeToo howls? Tanushree Dutta may have brought about a maelstrom that have empowered women, but don’t let her cheery disposition deceive you—this brave soul in under immense strain. Try taking on congealed patriarchy; you would be too.
Fashionista and, we suppose, full-time daughter of famous parents, Shweta Bachchan Nanda is now author of Paradise Towers, a novel about the various lives in an apartment block. Mom and dad were at hand for the release of course. As for the story, shades of Georges Perec and Carlo Emilio Gadda? Nah, this is an original.
Even the dust-enveloped bowl of Gurgaon—that encased him in a preternatural halo—didn’t deter Bryan Adams from entertaining thousands of fans who had grown up with his bass-heavy, light-gravelly voice in the ’90s. Not one to try to preserve his youth artificially, the 58-year-old star looked his age—a gladdening change from our simpering pop-boys who’ll never learn to rock.
We will give Hardik Pandya a certificate for his devotion to cricket—for he certainly dresses up better for a match for India. One would have thought his birthday would occasion better dress sense, but sigh! If you felt sorry when he was stretchered out, this clinch with actress Krystle D’Souza might change your mind.
There’s nothing that summons up innocent eroticism than a well-executed negligee. And had it not been for her cliched hand-on-hair posture, Rhea Chakraborty would have fetched acclaim. Now our hopes for her lie solely on her turn in Mahesh Bhatt’s Jalebi. But what’s that burning bright next to her leg on the sofa? Hope it doesn’t scald her!
Pepper, a resident robot from Middlesex University, became the first robot to appear before a
parliamentary select committee in the UK. Pepper answered questions asked by MPs on various
subjects, including the AI Careses project, which aims to reduce pressure on healthcare services.