Divya Pal

  • Why Deepika Padukone's new video 'My Choice' just doesn't make the cut 30-03-2015 08:14 PM

    The world has never been kind to celebrities, and it was the same when Deepika Padukone's new video 'My Choice' went viral, earning over 2 million hits in a couple of days since it was shared on social media by a popular fashion magazine. Witihn minutes, the net exploded. "So,...
  • Restaurant Review: Dhaba, The Claridges 26-03-2015 01:18 PM

    Agreed, there aren't too many dishes that you can gorge on while fasting during Navratri. But there is definitely one place that dishes out interesting food during the most pious festive period. As Dhaba, at The Clardiges, brings several lip-smacking food items to the menu, it succeeds in ensuring guests...
  • Priyanka Chopra worked hard for 'Mary Kom', but Kangana Ranaut deserved to win National Award for 'Queen': Darshan Kumar 25-03-2015 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Omung Kumar might not have been in India when his directorial debut 'Mary Kom' won National Award in Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment category, but his win was discussed, celebrated and made headlines across the nation. Currently in Kuala Lumpur, Omung couldn't contain his excitement when...
  • Stardom won't change me, says 'Raw Star' winner Rituraj Mohanty 25-03-2015 10:06 AM

    His soulful voice and an unfailing performance in popular reality show 'Raw Star' helped Odisha's Rituraj Mohanty emerge winner last year. The singer, who enthralled the guests with his heartwarming performance at CNNIBN's 'Indian Of The Year', speaks to us about his struggles, aspirations and a lot more. On his...
  • Chef's Recipe: Tamra Signature Chocolate Dessert 24-03-2015 02:40 PM

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • 'Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam' review: It deals with a sensitive issue; you'll want to watch for Fawad Khan, Sanam Baloch 24-03-2015 01:20 AM

    New Delhi: It was last year in October, a few weeks after the release of his Bollywood debut 'Khoobsurat', that we watched Fawad Khan's popular TV show 'Humsafar'. After about 5 months, the actor returns to the small screen with yet another epic love story 'Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen...
  • 'Hunterrr' tweet review: Script's flaws don't hamper the film's overall impact 20-03-2015 09:55 AM

    Gulshan Devaiah is back! And this time, he returns with an entirely different role. The actor not only steps into the zone of a protagonist in the film 'Hunterrr' for the first time, but also manages to shed his negative image highlighted in his past project. Filmmaker Harshwardhan Kulkarni's 'Hunterrr'...
  • Restaurant Review: The Ancient Barbeque 20-03-2015 12:06 AM

    After a hard day at work, not everybody is excited about the thought of spending time in the kitchen cooking a healthy dinner. And that's when you look for options to eat out. To unwind. To be in good company. To spend a quality evening with family. So when I...
  • Chef's Recipe: Beans Poriyal 19-03-2015 05:56 PM

    Not fond of beans? Try it in a different way, the one our chef suggests. But before we share the recipe with you, you ought to know a little more about the term 'Poriyal'. 'Poriyal' refers to dry curries prepared in Tamil Nadu, and are an integral part of a...
  • Chef's Recipe: Galouti Gol Gappa 18-03-2015 02:42 PM

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • Chef's Recipe: Chicken Wings 17-03-2015 10:33 AM

    You ought to be a great cook to make meals in a huff. And getting to learn tips from those who are trained at doling out multiple food items in a day can certainly make for an enriching experience. In our new series - Chef's Recipe - we ask chefs...
  • Restaurant review: Zingo Star? Go for it! 16-03-2015 04:31 PM

    When Sohrab Sitaram, a popular name in the hospitality industry, and Raghav Kapoor, an experienced investor and serial entrepreneur, decided to launch Zingo Star, they wanted to create a space which not only offered great food items, but also an ambience that makes it a great hangout for youngsters. Frankly,...
  • When you work within restrictions, you kill the scope for original ideas: Anushka Sharma 13-03-2015 12:10 AM

    It is an important day for actress Anushka Sharma, for the film 'NH10' with which she turns producer releases today. Anushka, who was recently in the city to promote her film, spoke about the reasons to opt for 'NH10' and Censor Board's decision to chop swear words. On being a...
  • Everyone deserves privacy, request all not to interfere: Darshan Kumar on Anushka Sharma-Virat Kohli relationship 12-03-2015 11:59 AM

    When it comes to privacy, celebrities have the right to be left alone. Agreed, their fans are eager to know about everything that happens in their life, but that doesn't mean they don't deserve the respect to when it comes to their personal life. In an exclusive Twitter chat with...
  • Darshan Kumar appeals for better laws, stricter punishment to prevent crime 10-03-2015 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: Much like Delhiites, Jaats are also believed to be ruthless and known for their loud behavior and brashness. But when we spoke to Darshan Kumar, who plays a Haryanvi criminal in 'NH 10', he explained us why Jaats are a very helpful and trustworthy lot, who will stand...
  • A woman's body is her own, it shouldn't be violated: Advaita Kala sends out a strong message on International Women's Day, doesn't support ban on 'India's Daughter' 08-03-2015 02:28 AM

    Whether it was the 29-year-old Aisha Bhatia of 'Almost Single' or a pregnant Vidya Bagchi of 'Kahaani', author Advaita Kala was successful at creating two female characters that towers over everybody around them. They were both compelling and admirable, and that's precisely why they still remain important for her fans....
  • Pakistan isn't about burqa-clad women; it's a misconception: Aamina Sheikh 08-03-2015 12:46 AM

    Gender inequity is a mindset, not necessarily a behavioural problem, believes Pakistani actress Aamina Sheikh. Having lived in a society where a woman is made aware of her limitations all the time, Aamina has managed to tame life to her terms. She has carved a niche for herself in Pakistani...
  • Sugandha Garg: What's wrong with being a feminist? 05-03-2015 11:34 AM

    You never think twice before calling her multiple times in a day. Whether it is about your first teacher, the first friend you make or your first crush, she is the first person to know just about everything that happens in your life. Yes, that's the significance mothers have in...
  • Just one day to celebrate womanhood? Not justified: Neha Dhupia 04-03-2015 03:23 PM

    New Delhi: International Women's Day is around the corner and actress Neha Dhupia respects all those who contribute to the society irrespective of their fields and leave no stone unturned to make a difference to everybody during their lifetime. In an exclusive interaction with IBNLive.com, Neha spoke about the ones...
  • 'Farah Ki Daawat' review: Not an unwatchable show, but a turn off for food enthusiasts 24-02-2015 09:10 AM

    New Delhi: Let's be honest: while there is a huge variety of reality shows available on the small screen, there is also a dearth of good cooking shows that can help us prepare great meals. Just when we are struggling to find a show that offers best cooking tips of...
  • 'Roy' tweet review: It is slow, dull; strictly for Ranbir Kapoor's fans 13-02-2015 08:26 AM

    Jacqueline Fernandez had recently mentioned in one of her interviews that 'Roy', even though a suspense drama, is a perfect pick for Valentine's Day. As the actress had stated, the film also tells an interesting love story, making it the movie to be watched on a big romantic night! But...
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger: Have always admired PM Narendra Modi; he started solar revolution in India 05-02-2015 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: There is no denying the fact that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has millions of fans across the world. PM Modi, who was recently lauded by US President Barack Obama for his 'legendary work ethic', and referred to as tough and stylish, has found a new special admirer in...
  • Language used in 'Hawaizaada' is a blend of Marathi, Hindi and Urdu: Ayushmann Khurrana 30-01-2015 05:27 PM

    Ayushmann Khurrana, who has impressed us with his past performances, predominantly as the quintessential North Indian guy, had to work extra hard to give a convincing performance as scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade in 'Hawaizaada'. Since Ayushmann plays a scientist who is believed to have built India's first unmanned airplane, he...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana: How to survive in the showbiz industry? Never take success to head and failure to heart; be sane 29-01-2015 11:24 AM

    We loved actor Ayushmann Khurrana when we watched in 'Vicky Donor', a bit upset when when Nautanki Saala didn't get the cash registers ringing at the Box office, but super excited as he experiments with his role in in 'Hawaizaada'. For the uninitiated, Ayushmann, who has wowed us by playing...
  • MasterChef India 4 Review: Not even drama can spice up this bland show 26-01-2015 12:34 PM

    When untrained cooks and not-so-successful restaurateurs try to change the tenets of cooking on Television, you are bound to watch every bit. But how do you react when the contestants, who were expected to impress us with their culinary skills, are least interested in whipping up meals and just concerned...
  • 'The Imitation Game' review: Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley are brilliant, outshine the film's script 16-01-2015 11:17 PM

    Director: Morten Tyldum Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Beard, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech There is certainly something intriguing and fascinating about the past, which is precisely why the filmmakers and the actors have always taken interest in biographical films or biopics, as they...
  • 'The Imitation Game' tweet review: You actually want to watch it for Benedict Cumberbatch 16-01-2015 03:00 PM

    'The Imitation Game' has quite clearly left an impact. With 8 nominations at the 2015 Academy Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, the film has proved that its idea, content, and the execution has been the best and most convincing. 'The Imitation Game', which...
  • Bigg Boss 8: I'm against P3 not Gautam Gulati; his fans should stop overreacting, says Deepshikha Nagpal 05-01-2015 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Popular actress Deepshikha Nagapal's take on 'P3G' hasn't gone down well with Gautam Gulati's fans, it seems. The actress is being targeted on social media for having made the comment. But when we spoke to Deepshikha she told us her statement was blown out of proportion. For the...
  • 'The Woman In Black 2: Angel Of Death' review: It isn't worth your time 03-01-2015 11:10 PM

    Cast: Phoebe Fox, Jeremy Irvine Director: Tom Harper Rating: 1/5 The film, set in 1941, kicks off with the impact of World War II. While many are trying their best to hide from the Nazis, Eve (Phoebe Fox), also a London native, take on the responsibility of saving as many...
  • 'Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death' tweet review: It fails to scare the viewers 02-01-2015 11:08 AM

    The scary and mysterious spirit known as the Woman in Black is back. Directed by Tom Harper and written by Jon Croker from a story by Susan Hill, the movie is a sequel to the 2012 film 'The Woman in Black'. The first part featured Daniel Radcliffe in the lead...