From what we see of Indian soaps, a suhaagan (married woman) is identified by her three possessions without which she is incomplete. Adorning her hair with vermillion sindoor (powder), sporting a mangalsutra around the neck and dressing in a vibrant sari is a marital trademark for an Indian woman. Sari, … Read more
If there’s one thing that we will all remember from the summer of 2011, it’s the lawn invasion. The billboards featuring bevies of models that hovered from above in their fabric laden glory, the Bollywood bazaar that resulted in heated Indo-Pak diatribes, the traffic blockages along the urban centres’ main … Read more
As summer approaches I see colourful billboards everywhere! Skinny models in glam make-up are wrapped in designer fabric – all to impress female consumers. The models wear long qameezes and short ones, baggy shirts and tight ones – what they do not wear are shalwars.