Author - Tejram Sharma

It May Be Hot, But At Least It Isn’t Raining Animals


There are cities in the world where the weather is superb throughout the year. Among them are Sao Paulo, Brazil; Loja, Ecuador; Mombasa, Kenya; Sydney, Australia; and Nice, France.  Unfortunately, I have no plans to visit any of these cities, and even if I did, it would be for a very short time. I would...

‘RRR’ Hindi version most popular film on Netflix worldwide


Netflix announced that the Hindi version of SS Rajamouli's period action epic 'RRR' has become "the most popular film from India" on the streamer globally. The Hindi dubbed take of the Telugu language film arrived on Netflix on May 20, two months after its worldwide theatrical release. According to the streaming platform, 'RRR' (Hindi) film,...

‘Jugjugg Jeeyo’ review: A ticklish family drama that knows its limits


Directed by Raj Mehta, ‘JugJugg Jeeyo’ is a loud, raucous, high-kicking film. Unapologetic Punjabi humor triggers some genuine laughs. It’s a film where lame, WhatsApp-conquesting jokes and smart gags land with equal force, elevated by fine performers. Kukoo (Varun Dhawan) and Naina (Kiara Advani) are childhood sweethearts, who grow up and get married. Naina lands...

‘Amitabh Bachchan is the Marlon Brando of India’: Baz Luhrmann


Amitabh Bachchan made a cameo appearance in filmmaker Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 movie 'The Great Gatsby'. The Indian megastar left such an impression on the director that he is still enchanted by the charisma of Big B. While promoting his upcoming film 'Elvis', Baz said that, in his view, Amitabh Bachchan is “not only the...

SRK celebrates 30 years in films, shares new ‘Pathaan’ look


Over three decades ago when he came to the city of dreams Mumbai, Delhi boy Shah Rukh Khan never imagined becoming the Badshah of the Hindi film industry. As the superstar clocked the milestone recently, all he has is gratitude for people who stood by him. Shah Rukh Khan, 56, started his acting journey with...

AG James issues advisory reminding abortion is legal, protected in New York State


New York: New York Attorney General Letitia James continued her fierce defense of reproductive freedom following the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade (Roe) and Planned Parenthood v. Casey (Casey) by issuing an advisory in multiple languages reminding New Yorkers abortion is legal and protected in New York state.   New York state has robust protections in place ensuring...

Chris Gayle inaugurates one of the six fields at Paramveers Cricket Complex


Cartersville, GA: Legendary West Indian opener Chris Gayle, popularly known as Universe Boss,  inaugurated one of the six fields in the Paramveers Cricket Complex in Cartersville – Rydal (North of  Atlanta) on June 13, 2022 in presence of hosts Jayesh and Sima Patel, and Paramveers Management.  The event was anchored by USA Cricket Hall of Famer Jatin...

NY will always be a safe haven for anyone seeking an abortion: AG James


New York: New York Attorney General Letitia James issued the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, striking down the fundamental federal right to abortion:  “Today’s ruling is a vicious, dangerous, and deliberate attack on our most basic freedom as humans. Every single person in this country should...

Roe v. Wade: AAJC predicts devastating consequences of recent SCOTUS decision


Washington, DC: In a 6-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade through its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The decision will now allow individual states to ban or end the legal right to abortion. In response, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC (Advancing Justice – AAJC) issues...