Free Press Journal
  • Priyanka Chopra to Mithali Raj: When celebs were trolled (unnecessarily) for their dress sense

    As they say, ‘No one is perfect’. The facade of ‘perfect bodies’ is a tough role to live up to. It seems as if the celebrities are under a constant surveillance of the body shamers. In India, everyone loves to have an opinion, even if it means disrespecting a woman’s choice to dress the way she likes. Trolls who prowl the dark alleys of the web have time and again slut-shamed and

  • Cricket’s lost talents! Pravin Amre: A dream debut followed by tough luck

    Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri, Amol Muzumdar, Vinod Kambli, Wasim Jaffer are some of the players produced by Mumbai over the years. Currently, players such as Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma are carrying the legacy of Mumbai and Indian cricket forward. Mumbai has been the powerhouse of India’s domestic cricket and has won the Ranji Trophy record 41 times. Mumbai cricket is as tough as it gets

  • Bollywood classic revisited! 7 intriguing facts about original Ittefaq, a splendid suspense thriller

    Upcoming Bollywood movie Ittefaq starring Sidharth Malhotra and Sonakshi Sinha is a remake of the 1969 classic of the same name. The original movie starred Rajesh Khanna. It was directed by Yash Chopra and was produce by his brother B R Chopra. As we still have to wait for a few days to catch the remake of ‘Ittefaq’ on the silver screen, goes down memory lane, and finds out some interesting

  • Good as Gone: Review

    Title: Good as Gone
    Author: Amy Gentry

  • Freedom: My Story- Review

    Title: Freedom: My Story
    Author: Arunaraje Patil
    Pages: 250
    Price: 399
    Publisher: HarperCollins

  • Don’t Let Go- Review

    Title: Don’t Let Go 
    Author: Michel Bussi
    Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
    An Imprint of the Orion Publishing Group Limited
    Pages: 324
    Price: Rs. 399/-

  • Examining hundred percent commitment

    ‘If a man is crossing a river
    And an empty boat collides with his own skiff,
    Even though he be a bad tempered man
    He will not become very angry.
    But if he sees a man in the boat,
    He will shout at him to steer clear.
    And if his shout is not heard, he will shout again.
    And yet again, and begin cursing,

  • Our inner world is the foundation of everything in our life

    Most of us find our calling in making more money, gaining bigger profits, buying new cars, becoming famous etc. But is this a need of our outer worlds or is it a true inner calling? Think about it. So many people have gathered all the riches but still find themselves to be empty from within. They still feel incomplete and discontented. Happiness that comes from materialistic gains is only temporary. In reality

  • Chhath 2017: Rise of digital wave in festive milieu

    Gone are the days of stereos and radios that used to play Chhath songs. Today these songs are just a click away on YouTube channels and can be played on smartphones too. Shillpi A Singh takes look at the rise of the digital wave in the festive milieu

  • Glorying the gun and gore in Bollywood: Is it justified?

    There’s something about grey that attracts the attention… Negative characters have a charm of their own but Shubarna Mukerji Shu questions the credibility of Bollywood when filmmakers go on to eulogise the hardened criminals of our society in their movies

  • Halloween 2017: Celebrate the spookiness

    The spine-chilling horror has its own charm and party goers can’t wait to get ready for the Halloween bash, writes Pritha Banerjee 

  • Now, learn to stay fit the scientific way

    Tapapriya Lahiri shares how biokineticists and physical therapists are customising fitness regimes and healthcare programmes to woo enthusiasts in a scientifically proven method

  • “Commercial cinema doesn’t have meat to offer me, as an actor”, says Manoj Bajpayee

    After more than 20 years in the industry, actor Manoj Bajpayee is in a comfortable space now, an expanse he has created for himself. It’s been a roller-coaster ride, alright, but he’s not concerned about missing out on the big banners or the Rs 100 crore pack. The actor is content doing his bit for independent cinema, even if it has a very small role. “When you have such great