An Evening with Sushmita Mukherjee

With a career spanning forty years after being educated at NSD, Sushmita has seen cinema from single screen to multiplex to OTT. Her passion has driven her through four decades. "Every child has to go through the journey of finding what you love to do and fight for it." she says. And she humbly owns … Continue reading An Evening with Sushmita Mukherjee

Know Your Money!

“Gender did not really play a role in my choice of career, but I realized quite early that economic independence was the key to emancipation” said Manjari Balu, in an interesting IWI Debate we had last Friday. We were celebrating Women in Finance all of February at IWI. Prof. Thenmozhi from IIT Madras, Sheetal Sharad, … Continue reading Know Your Money!

The First Day

The first day of my engineering college is etched carefully in my mental map, simply because it was the first day of my life post school. I had been crazy with excitement, redoing my wardrobe, carefully choosing accessories, discussing dares and ragging stuff with my schoolmates. I had been so brainwashed by the movies and literature of the times that glorified college days as the rosiest days of one’s life that I was expecting something akin to Grown-ish or Friends or even Jaane Tu ya Jaane Na in my new college…

Evesplaining the phenomenon of Mansplaining

‘Mansplaining’ as the internet explains to you is a blend of 'man' and the informal form 'splaining' of the gerund ‘explaining’. It is a pejorative term defining a situation when a man comments on or explains something to a woman in a condescending, overconfident, and often inaccurate or oversimplified manner Lily Rothman, of The Atlantic, defines it as ‘explaining without regard to the fact that the … Continue reading Evesplaining the phenomenon of Mansplaining