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Anshika Mishra

I am a film-maker by heart and soul. Love to read anything and everything, from cheap comics to classic novels.

20 Best Indian Web Series You Can Binge Watch This Weekend

Web series are everything that a TV soap isn’t: fresh content which is both compelling and concise. The rise of OTT platforms in our country have seen a number of Web series with gripping story line and entertaining scripts. Some of the best Indian Web series have often made us uncomfortable and made us think […]

15 Best Stand Up Comedians From India You Should Follow

The advent of social media and online pop culture has brought about a radical change in the Indian comedy circles as well. The past decade saw the rise of stand up comedians from India with several comedy laugh clubs opening across the country and stand up acts going viral on social media. From YouTube trends […]

15 Books On Indian History To Understand Our Country Better

Internet is vast and unmeasurable. But, if you ask me Indian History is even vast than the internet. You need to read a number of books on Indian history to have a holistic picture of our past rather than considering one specific work as the bible. To have a reign over the Indian History, the […]

25 Best Animated Movies To Nurture Your Inner Child!

Animated films are where imagination meets reel life. Some of the best animated movies like The Lion King have struck an emotional chord with the audiences. These films are unconventional, creative and fun to watch. The good as well as bad characters from fables, folklore liven up. And, evil creatures such as dragons and ogres […]

35 Best Television Series That Are Totally Worth A Watch

Television series are criticised as dumb stuff: lacking originality and  creativity. However, to challenge such views we present to you a collection of some the best television series that’ll blow your mind. From depictions of historical events to weaving a fantasy world, these TV series have keep us hooked throughout seasons with its performances, plot, […]

50 Must Watch Hollywood Movies Of All Time For a Movie Marathon

As of today Hollywood is synonymous with American Film and Television Industry. Over time Hollywood has produced some of the most iconic films. Although, a collection of 50 films is too short a list to encompass them all; we bring you the most unconventional, creatively made and the must watch Hollywood Movies of all time. […]

35 All Time Best Bollywood Comedy Movies You Should Watch

No matter the context of a comedy film, its content is bound to make you laugh. A naive love story (comedy) would be just as humorous as a dark satire. Prepared with intellect and humour in right proportions, some of these best Bollywood comedy movies cater to all types of audience. Also read: 30 Best […]

50 Must Watch Old Bollywood Movies Hand Picked For You

Old Bollywood movies are the treasure troves for our generation. Original storyline, perfectly timed comedy and mellifluous songs make them perfect in every sense of the word.  And honestly, what can be a better time than now, for us, to acquaint our selves with the must watch old Bollywood movies? Here, we present you hand […]

50 Must Watch Bollywood Movies Of All Time

Indian Cinema has come a long was ever since its onset of cinema in the early 20th Century. Indian Film industry is one of the largest when it comes to the sheer amount of audience it caters to. Gems from Bollywood like Mughal-e-Azam, Awara and Bahubali have earned a fan following across the globe. Here […]

35 Must Watch Offbeat Bollywood Movies Of Recent Times (After 2000)

Bringing  unusual humour and perspective on the table, Offbeat Bollywood movies have carved a niche for themselves over years. And, today we have a plethora of films in Bollywood which oscillate from entertainment to infotainment. And thereby, thoroughly educate us about human behaviours, relationship dynamics and the regressive societal norms. Let us take a look […]

13 Most Famous Indian Paintings Of Modern Times

Painting is a visual art form that expresses ideas, emotions and thoughts in two dimension. In fact, painting forms such as Madhubani painting or Paitkar painting originated some 2,500 years ago. They were painted on walls and floors in ancient times, mostly during festivities. And serve as a medium through which we’ve had a glimpse […]

32 Must Watch Hollywood Romantic Movies This Lockdown

Nowadays, we are confined to our homes, watching online content  or playing Ludo. Outdoor activities such as taking a vacation, gymming, or dining have become a far fetched dream. There are only a handful of recreational activities that we are left with.  But, for how long before the monotony kicks in? How about exploring  some […]

19 Best Bollywood Horror Movies That’ll Live Up To Your Expectations!

Bollywood horror  movies, more or less, have a not so horror repute. They are often compared to their Hollywood counterparts. However, there are a few films where the filmmakers have gone creative. Instead of trying to emulate the west; they’ve taken inspiration from the Indian folklore, superstitions, black magic and what not. Also read: 30 […]

30 Best Bollywood Movies From Recent Past You Should Watch

An action packed drama or a coming of age story, a  good film is akin to great entertainment. But, that is not all. Films teach us  about the type of societies we live in, the contemporary culture, cuisine, relationships and much much more  in a subtle, ironical or direct manner. Take a look at some […]

35 Best Hollywood Action Movies You Should Watch Right Now

Hollywood action movies date back to the 1920s. The earliest films of the genre were called ”swashbuckler” films: The action scenes were fought with swords and had an adventurous storyline. In contrast, the contemporary action films use the latest  technology and CGI to give us action films that range from sub-genre of crime to fiction. […]

Some Facts To Know Nana Pateker, a Little More Closely

  Vishwanath Patekar ,  more popularly known as Nana Patekar needs no introduction. We have seen this versatile actor perform in films, Marathi plays and in the guise of our friends, who love to enact him.  Coming from a modest background he has made it big in the industry and in hearts of his people. […]

20 Interesting Facts that prove that Bill Gates is just one of his kind!

Bill Gates is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and owner of Microsoft.  Initial childhood curiosity to explore computer and programming laid the foundations of the establishment of one of the best software companies in the world. A billionaire with a  good reputation, abundance of fame and wealth, a nice collection of Porsche cars, a private jet […]

19 Interesting Facts About The Treasured Telangana

Rich in art and infused with culture, the South Indian state of Telangana is an abode of alluring architecture that speaks volume of ancient India. Earlier, a part of Andhra Pradesh, this region hosted many dynasties and empires—which is evident in the monuments and historical sites that the state is famous for today. To tell […]

20 Facts About Goa You Probably Didn’t Know

Good things come in small packages, which is true especially if you talk about Goa. The name is synonymous with pristine beaches, trance parties, cheap alcohol and seafood. Treading into its culture a little further we can see Portuguese traditions of its past that still peak from the contemporary Indian ones, be it in its […]

13 Ridiculous and Sexist Laws That Are Practiced Even Today

Weird laws have always existed all around the globe. But here are some laws that are not only weird but also so sexist they’ll leave you aghast! Somewhere… even your hair isn’t your own! 1. The 1990 religious Fatwa prohibits ‘women’s driving of automobiles’ as ‘a source of undeniable vices’. 2. A 2013 Indian Act confirmed […]

21 Interesting facts about Manipur

Manipur literally means,”the jeweled land”. The exquisite state is known for its traditions, dance forms, music and sumptuous cuisine. Most of the state is covered in forests, which houses some of the rarest species of plants and animals. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Manipur. 1. State of many pet names […]

20 Interesting Facts About Mizoram

Mizoram literally means Land of the Hill People. Nestled along the mountains that run through the state, Mizoram is known for its pristine hills and caves. Culturally, this region is liberated from cast and gender bars. Let us have a look at some interesting facts about Mizoram 1. Becoming a part of India 2. Home […]

21 Interesting Facts About Tripura

All good things come in small packages so does, Tripura. Despite being among the smallest states of India, this place is full of the mystic charms of the hills, the tales of hinterlands, the hunters and quintessential Indian-ness. Let us unravel some of the unknown and interesting facts about Tripura. 1. One highway to connect […]

20 Interesting Facts About Sikkim

Sikkim is synonymous with sheer magic and wonder. It is serene and at the same time cleanest and safest place to be. Diverse flora and fauna, bounties of nature, the snow-capped mountains and at the same time fast-paced development of the state leave people in awe. Let us look at some of the lesser-known facts […]

21 Interesting facts about Nagaland

The present Nagaland is a poetic folklore, that has traveled beyond centuries. Surrounded mostly by hills and hillocks, the pristine and rustic state is home to many tribal and sub-tribal groups. Even today most of the tribal customs are preserved and preached here. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Nagaland. 1. […]

20 Interesting facts about Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is India’s third largest state. Its glorious past is still evident from the minarets and shrines that dominate most parts of the coastal state. The natural beauty and Islamic architecture throughout the state capture the attention of every wandering soul. Let us find out some of the interesting facts about Andhra Pradesh. 1. […]

20 Interesting Facts About Jharkhand

Jharkhand was created out of Bihar in 2000. The state is rich in natural resources and accounts for almost up to 40% of the total mineral wealth of our nation. It has a dense population cover and is home to various ethnic tribal groups. Let us look at some of the facts about Jharkhand below: […]

20 Interesting Facts About Meghalaya

Meghalaya literally means abode of clouds. True to its name,  it receives ample rainfall and is the wettest region of India. The state is mainly comprised of Garo, Khasi and Jaintia Hills. Let us have a look at some interesting facts about Meghalaya 1. Everybody says no to litter in this village 2. Only 13% population […]

20 Interesting Facts About Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh is often called the land of dawn-lit Sun. Geographically, it is the largest state of the seven sister states. Covered mostly in forest and greenery, the pristine region is one of the least explored regions in India. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Arunachal Pradesh. 1. Earlier named after […]

13 Interesting facts about Punjab

The Present day Punjab was created out of Punjab Province of British India that was divided between India and Pakistan. Homeland of the Sikh community of India, it is one of the most dynamic, homely and hospitable states. It’s a land of lush, green hilly areas and fields full of crops throughout the year represent […]

20 Interesting Facts About The Marvelous Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir is by far the most beautiful, scenic and pristine place on earth, scarred by the disputes over its ownership. Despite this, the beautiful landscape of the Kashmir valley, serenity around Leh and iconic Dal lake and religious shrines in Jammu satiate every traveler’s soul. Let us look at some of the interesting […]

19 Interesting facts about Kerala

Kerala lying in the South is one of the most peaceful and pristine states in India. Distinctive geographical features such as an interconnected stream of backwaters, tea-covered hills of the Western Ghats, beaches and waterfalls offer us soulful experiences that last long. Let us look at some of the interesting facts about Kerala. 1. Coconuts […]

15 Interesting Facts About The Charming Chhattisgarh

The state of Chhattisgarh was carved out of Madhya Pradesh in the year 2000.  The immensely dense forests and a huge tribal population impact the state with a rustic tinge, which is apparent in its tribal dance forms, songs and natural beauty and bounty. We’ve scraped together some interesting facts about this magnificent state. Let’s […]

19 Exciting Facts About Haryana

Haryana was carved out of Punjab in 1966 on linguistic basis. It borders the national capital from north and north-west direction. It is one of the states in India, where more than half of the population is engaged in agriculture and farming. Let us have a look at some of the exciting facts about the […]

20 Facts About The Brilliant Bihar

Bihar needs no introduction. We all know Bihar very well. We have seen them in our next door neighbors who are fond of litti chokha and Chathh puja, and the pan spitting side actors of the Bollywood films and walked past them, rolling our eyes. But, then there is much more to Bihar than what meets […]

19 Facts About The Glorious Gujarat

Lying on the west coast of India is the state of Gujarat located between Rajasthan and Maharashtra. It is the land of Lord Krishna and Dwarka. In contemporary times, it is among one of the most developed states in India and boasts of robust infrastructure, economic and financial growth. Let us find out some of […]

19 Interesting Facts About Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh as the name suggests is the state that lies in the lap of the snow clad Himalayas. The region extends from plain areas to the huge mountain ranges. Each region encompasses its own uniqueness and unfolds new mysteries as we tread along. The serenity of the higher altitudes leaves you just as awestruck […]

17 Interesting Facts About Amazing Assam

Assam is India’s gateway to the east. It is the perfect destination to break from hectic, mundane and chaotic city life. The rich cultural heritage, exotic wildlife, aromatic tea gardens and temples of ancient times enchant the senses and dawn upon us a tranquil that rejuvenates the body, mind and the soul. Let us look […]

20 Facts About The Breathtaking Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand is one of the most beautiful states in India. However, the scenic beauty is just an attractive facade to the intriguing mythological past of the region. It is a land where mythological tales come alive, be it the footprint at Har-ki- Pauri ghats in Haridwar or the tales of the Laxman Jhoola. Abuzz with […]

19 Interesting Facts About The Spectacular Rajasthan

Opulent, grand, vibrant and warm shades of Rajasthan are defined in the word itself, which means the place where the kings reside (Raja-sthan). It is the land of mighty Kings and valiant warriors, Mirabai, Thar Desert, Ranthambore National Park, forts, palaces and intricately woven folklore and fairy tales. The warmth of the red turbans and […]

Incredible Facts About Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu, lies on the southernmost tip of India. The state is home to some of the oldest living traditions, arts and culture, glimpses of which can be traced in contemporary dance, music and literature. On one hand, it is home to rapidly modernizing Chennai and on the other, it has some of the most […]

19 Interesting Facts About The Majestic Maharashtra

Maharashtra is the financial, commercial and entertainment hub of India. Located in the western region of India, it has a spectacular combination of pristine beaches and tranquil remains of crumbling, lonely forts and cave temples. In fact, as we go on to explore Maharashtra, we find ourselves delving deeper into its rich cultural heritage. But, […]

20 Amusing Facts About Karnataka

Originally known as the Mysore state, Karnataka was formed on 1st November 1956. The history of Karnataka dates back to the Paleolithic period. It has been home to some of the most powerful kingdoms, philosophers, saints and musical bards. It is marked by distinctive geographical features that range from vast coastlines to tropical rainforests, lush […]

14 Interesting Facts About Uttar Pradesh

The mystical cradle, called Uttar Pradesh, is one that leaves a long-lasting impression on anyone that basks in the breathtaking sunsets at the ghats of Varanasi after waking up long before dawn to attend the puja at Chitrakoot. The serenity of the cool water with the intense power of piety at Sangam is beyond the […]

17 Facts About Akshay Kumar You Might Not Have Known

Akshay Kumar has entertained us for more than two decades now. His flawless acting along with a common man’s simplicity proves to be a lethal combination, that has affected masses of all age. He will leave you laughing, crying or biting your nails in the anticipation of what’s next. His acting and stunts are effortlessly […]

Some Interesting facts about Kamal Haasan, we bet you never knew!

Kamal Hasaan, a prominent name of the Tamil cinema, has proved his mettle in the in Hindi film industry as well. He has starred in films like Sadma, Saagar, Ek Duje Ke Vaaste, Pushpak and Hey Ram among many others block busters. Hasan debuted in the film industry as a child actor. Having dedicated more […]