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Not buying it, Mr Khan. Not buying it at all.
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"You have to stop buying into the idea that a particular shade is better than others"
You've seen the hoardings loom large, you've seen those commercials at frequent intervals. From Bollywood stars to sports sensations, they've all told you – to succeed in life, to be confident,...
Caught your attention, didn't I? It might be taboo to express racism in most countries, but in India it isn't. It's no coincidence that my title is inspired by M.K. Gandhi's autobiography, The Story o...
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People often ask me where and how I got my sense of humour. Well, it's time to reveal it all. I developed it at a very young age as a defence tactic. I used it to counter hurt. When on a sunny lazy vacation afternoon an aunt told me that I'd get married only because I had beautiful feet, I told her I'd ask a burqa to adopt me and make sure the world wouldn't have to see the rest of me.
The advertisement is of a kind you have seen a thousand times on Indian television -- a beautiful woman uses a bar of soap in the shower, usually in slow motion, and emerges looking fresh, glamorous,...