Free Press Journal
  • Chetan Bhagat won’t share his views on social media anymore

    Mumbai, Author Chetan Bhagat, whose opinions over diverse subjects often become fodder for trolls over Twitter, has started a ‘No More Explanations Policy’ under which he has decided to not explain or defend his stance over social media. Chetan on Thursday took to Facebook to share a note in which he explained his ‘No More Explanations Policy’.

  • Sourabh Raaj Jain is an avid reader

    It becomes difficult to get some time off when one is in the showbiz. And it’s all the more difficult for television actors’ due to their round-the-clock shoots. However, ‘Mahakaali: Anth hi Aramabh Hai’ actor Sourabh Raaj Jain makes sure to get some me-time from his busy schedule. And what does the actor do in this free time? He reads! The actor, in fact, makes sure to catch up on his reading even between shots.

  • Author Chetan Bhagat opposes firecracker ban in Delhi-NCR, gets trolled

    Author Chetan Bhagat does not approve the Apex Court’s order of banning firecrackers in Delhi-NCR this Diwali. Bhagat, it seems, feels that the ban on the sale of firecrackers is unnecessary and says that traditions call for the celebration of Diwali with the bursting of firecrackers. Bhagat in a series of tweets objects its decision. He wrote, “A full ban? What’s Diwali for children without crackers?”

  • Net, Potter, Bhagat changed the way how India read: Devdutt Pattanaik

    New Delhi: The publishing industry in India underwent a major change over a decade ago, thanks to the Internet, Harry Potter and Chetan Bhagat, says popular writer Devdutt Pattanaik. With over 30 books to his credit, Pattanaik recalls how around 2005-06, he was still a part-time writer when the game for writers changed. Trained in medicine studies, he worked in the pharmaceutical industry and wrote part-time, initially as a hobby which he had developed

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    Tough to prioritise work and maintain steady relationship: Arjun Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor says it is difficult for him to maintain a balance between his work and his personal life.  “I have always prioritised my work. It is not easy to give priority to work and be in a steady relationship. In my life I have given more time for making my work base stronger and hence could not give time to relationships. But at a right time, someone will come,”

  • Indians love to create caste system around everything: Chetan

    Mumbai: Author Chetan Bhagat says there is a faction in India which has created a “caste system” in literature and relentlessly criticises his work. “There is a lot of elitism in literature. I think Indians love to create a caste system around everything. There is no exception when it comes to literature, TV or movies,” Chetan told PTI.

  • Ranveer turns ‘half girlfriend’ for Arjun Kapoor

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh promoted his friend, actor Arjun Kapoor’s forthcoming film “Half Girlfriend” by calling himself the latters “half girlfriend”. He even dissed Arjuns co-star Shraddha Kapoor.

  • These quotes by Chetan Bhagat will surely make you wiser!!!

    Chetan Bhagat is an multi talented author who wrote several books featuring the younger generation for their motivation, and, inspiration. Some of them are, One Indian Girl, half Girlfriends, One Night at the Call Center: A Novel, The 3 Mistakes of My Life, What Young India Wants etc. He was born, and, brought up in New Delhi. His father was an army officer, and, mother was a government servant in

  • ‘Half Girlfriend’ second motion picture out, trailer to release on April 10

    Mumbai: The second motion poster of ‘Half Girlfriend’ is out. The film stars Arjun Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor. The poster shows Shraddha walking ahead, looking a little upset while Arjun is behind her, lending his hands towards her. The moment has been captured in the rain.

  • Shraddha and Arjun romancing in the rain the in first Half Girlfriend poster

    Shraddha Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor’s first look from ‘HalfGirlfriend’ is out and all that we can say that romance is in the air for the duo. In the poster, Shraddha and Arjun are seen enjoying every bit of getting drenched in the rains, facing their back at each other. Shraddha and Arjun look too cute with each other. Ever since the HalfGirlfriend was announced, fans were waiting to see Arjun and Shraddha together and

  • Indore: Rhyming racial and teenage issues

    Indore: Inspired by the lives of her friends and her experiences, 14-year-old Rajlaxmi Bagadiya started writing poems last year and published 17 of them in a form of book ‘Vibgyor Voyage’. Making her dreams come true, her favourite writer Chetan Bhagat launched her book at Radisson Blu hotel on Sunday.

  • Opportune time to talk about feminism: Chetan Bhagat

    New Delhi : Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat whose latest novel “One Indian Girl” has a female protagonist, feels that the time is “opportune” to hold discussions and create awareness about feminism. “I’m lucky. I think it is a very opportune time. Feminism is an issue whose time has come. Ever since the Nirbhaya incident, the issue of women’s rights has taken the centre stage. “People are wanting to understand these issues. Movies like