Rakshabandhan

  • Brothers are most precious, say Bollywood divas August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Brothers play an important role in the lives of Bollywood actresses. If for veteran actress Shabana Azmi her brother Baba is the most precious, new entrant Parineeti Chopra describes her two siblings as her buddies. On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, which falls Aug 20, actresses share the kind of...
  • Ekta and I make a strong brother-sister 'jodi': Tusshar August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: On the Hindu festival of Raksha Bandhan Tuesday, actor Tusshar Kapoor says he makes a strong brother-sister pair with his elder sibling Ekta, a successful producer of films and TV shows. "It's been 36 years that I am getting a rakhi tied by Ekta. Every year we do the same...
  • The true tale of Bollywood's brother-sister bond August 3, 2012

    Everyone would have seen many brothers and sisters celebrating Rakshabandhan onscreen, but here is how it plays behind the scenes. ...
  • Raksha Bandhan: A playlist of most popular songs August 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Bollywood is probably the only film industry in the world which has an entire section dedicated to brother-sister relationship. From 'Kaajal' to 'Hare Rama Hare Krishna', Hindi films have showcased a number of songs that have the love between siblings as the core idea. Here is a playlist...
  • Rakhi or Rakshabandhan: past and present August 2, 2012

    Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi is a festival celebrated in India, which involves a sister tying an embroidered thread around her brother's wrist. It is also called Rakhi Purnima in the south of India as it is generally held on full moon. The festival is mainly observed by Hindus and Sikhs...