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Sonakshi Sinha: The Action Queen of Bollywood

Sonakshi Sinha:  The Action Queen of Bollywood
In present times, the Bollywood heroine – an entity of beauty, glamour, values and love – has definitely expanded her scope and Sonakshi Sinha is one such actress leading the way in rebranding the stereotypical Bollywood actress into a fierce all-rounder lead. 

Anushka Sharma: Actor. Producer. Woman

Anushka Sharma: Actor. Producer. Woman

She has had a busy day, filled with meetings and work commitments. After a quiet dinner, Anushka Sharma sits down to chat with DARPAN.

DARPAN Magazine's Newmakers 2016

DARPAN Magazine's Newmakers 2016
2016 was a great year for the South Asian community. It was filled with promising initiatives taken up by most of our members and great achievements/honours received by many. It was only ideal to start 2017 by remembering these personalities and applauding them for making the community proud. This is how the idea of DARPAN’s 2016 Newsmakers came into being.

Holiday Feasting with Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

Holiday Feasting with Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

With his easy demeanour, cheerful commentary, and simple instructions, Chef extraordinaire Sanjeev Kapoor can make anyone fall in love with food and the art of cooking. 

Vidya Balan: Diwali is about brightness

Vidya Balan: Diwali is about brightness

Diwali is a festival of lights, of positivity and of family bonding – and actress Vidya Balan agrees. “It is about brightness, about letting go of the darkness, of the fear within,” says the charming lady, who has captured hearts with her beautiful smile, electric personality, and brilliant acting skills.

Pranav Mistry : Changing the face of technology

Pranav Mistry : Changing the face of technology

The computer genius has created some of the most thought-provoking interfaces till date – namely Quickies, sticky notes that can be searched and can send reminders; a pen that draws in 3D; TaPuMa, a tangible public map for the physical world; Mouseless – an invisible computer mouse; SPARSH – a novel way to copy-paste data between digital devices; and Blinkbot – a gaze and blink controlled robot. Through all these experiments, Mistry “was trying to bring a part of the physical world to the digital world.”