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A Company Is Offering Up To $45,000 A Year To Review Weed & Dream Jobs Don't Get Any Better

While India never really went through anything like the American 'War On Drugs', we're constantly hearing of pushes towards legalisation across the western world. The latest in these comes from US cannabis review website American Marijuana - who are on the hunt for a new stoner influencer. © Unsplash Currently, they're offering a substantial $47,000 per year (around 33 LPA) to vloggers with the skill, passion and charisma to successfully review CBD and THC products. via GIPHY You heard that right. However, there's a catch. The website is only interested in Canadian or American candidates from legal states - to whom they'll be sending gratis marijuana products that you'll have to review. The products themselves will include weed, vapes, edibles, and CBD oils. © Unsplash Naturally, the idea of getting paid to get high is massively interesting to thousands of us, so expect some serious competition if you're looking to join - there's only one lucky stoner that American Marijuana will eventually pick. “The applicant will have to write about their honest reviews and opinions of the product in the form of a blog,” the posting says. “Moreover, they must also be comfortable in front of the camera since the job includes unboxing videos and explainer videos of how each cannabis product performs and differs from other, more notable products in the category.” © Unsplash The job does come with a set of hurdles to cross. To begin with, you must be at least 18 years old, physically healthy and be able to name six slang terms for marijuana. No joke.  You're also required to submit a minute-long video that explains your passion for weed, along with details of your social media accounts, as they want to know how many followers you have. Proud of your follower count? Might just be the right time to get that immigration process going.
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We Finally Know What Happened To Chandrayaan 2's Vikram Lander On The Moon & Here's Why It Crashed

On September 7, while attempting to land Chandrayaan 2's Vikram lander on the moon, ISRO had lost all communication with the lander when it was just a few hundred meters above the moon. Yes, the mission is still considered successful because of the Orbiter that's still orbiting the moon, but nobody knew what happened to the lander. However yesterday, the government decided to throw some light on the matter during the Lok Sabha session. Jitendra Singh, the minister of state in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), who looks after the department of space, confirmed that the Vikram lander indeed hard-landed on the surface of the moon as opposed to the planned soft-landing. © Reuters He further noted that the lander hard-landed within 500 meters of the designated landing site. He said that the first phase of descent was performed nominally from an altitude of 30 km to 7.4 km above the lunar surface. During the first phase, the velocity was also reduced from 1,683 meters per second to 146 meters per second. The second phase of the descent is when things went wrong. "During the second phase of descent, the reduction in velocity was more than the designed value. Due to this deviation, the initial conditions at the start of the fine braking phase were beyond the designed parameters. As a result, Vikram hard-landed within 500 meters of the designated landing site," he said. © ISRO Jitendra went on to add that most components of technology demonstrations like the launch,  orbital critical maneuvers, lander separation, etc. were successfully accomplished. He even noted that all the eight state-of-the-art scientific instruments of the orbiter are performing very well, and we're still obtaining some critical and useful data. So, it's safe to say that Vikram lander was on the right track. If it wasn't for the deviation caused due to the velocity, Vikram would have made a soft-landing as per the plan on the landing site.  Anyway, let's keep our fingers crossed for the next Chandrayaan mission. Source: NDTV
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'Women Face A Lot Of Aggression In India,' French MMA Expert Urges Women To Learn Self-Defence

Naili Monir, an expert in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), grappling and Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) was born in France in 1982.  He went on to learn the craft of self-defence for years before getting a federal diploma of BJJ Grappling Gi-Nogi in 2014, followed by earning his 'First Degree' in BJJ Black Belt certified by three-time World Championship gold medallist, David Viera in 2018.  With the hope of imparting whatever he's learnt after spending the better half of his life, Monir is in New Delhi to teach Indian women self-defence at the UFC Gym, India. © UFC Gym India We caught up with the French maestro on the need for common people to learn to protect themselves and here's what he had to say.  “Self-defence is something that the whole world must learn to use. In India, there is a lot of aggression against women and it's a country where the aggression rate in women was very high compared to the average,” Monir said. “I think it is important to at least know how to throw a punch or a kick. BJJ for me it is the ultimate sport of self-defence and hand-to-hand combat," he added. “It is all about training and practice, Indians already have the culture of wrestling in their blood. When I first came here, I met people who are really strong physically, but they often lack competition. I think in a few years, India can produce very good fighters, because the competition will be tough," Monir said. © UFC Gym India So, what if you want to take up MMA professionally?  “MMA is a very physically demanding discipline that draws on practitioners' reserves. Indeed, the fights are generally long, and the victory is declared only by KO or abandonment of the opponent.  “The energy required by the body is substantial. Technique, speed, explosiveness, endurance, strength, everything needs to be sharp. Moreover, this sport involves the whole body: abdominal strap, legs, back, arms, and hips. “The ground-combat is the most technical and energy-hungry part. Indeed, the muscular tension in this position will be maximum, and we must succeed in getting up then! “Food is at the heart of this sport, which is very tiring for the body. This must be adapted to provide enough energy, while allowing the muscles to recover, to minimize the risk of injury. The diet must be balanced. Food supplements specifically adapted to martial arts can optimize the contributions provided by nutrition.” © UFC Gym India “The diet must then consist of sufficient intake of macronutrients like lipids, carbohydrates and proteins as well as micronutrients like vitamins, mineral salts, trace elements and fatty acids. Finally, the quality of food must also be ensured," he said.
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South African Wonder Gregory Mahlokwana Can Get Wickets While Bowling With Both His Arms

We live in a time when the game of cricket is being experimented with to make it more interesting and a little more engaging, especially for those people who don't have the time to just sit back and spend their entire day watching a Test match.  We have seen these changes in the form of the Day-Night Tests, the 100-ball tournament in England and Wales, the T10 League in Abu Dhabi, which is making waves all over the cricketing world for its short and action-packed matches. It, therefore, makes it quite obvious that the players also want to mix it up and bring some jazz to the way they play the game of cricket. And that's exactly what the South African and Cape Town Blitz bowler, Gregory Mahlokwana did in a Mzansi Super League match very recently.  Bowling with his right arm in the eighth over, he dismissed Durban Heat opener Sarel Erwee who couldn't place his shot properly and sent the ball flying into the hands of the fielder at midwicket.  WICKET | SJ Erwee c Linde b Mahlokwana 16 (23b 1x4 0x6) SR: 69.56

Will the ambidextrous Mahlokwana be able to take a left handed and a right handed wicket today?#MSLT20 pic.twitter.com/rkw29YIb3g — Mzansi Super League ð¥ð¿ð¦ ð(@MSL_T20) November 17, 2019 The ambidextrous then decided to switch hands in the next over and attack Heat skipper Dane Villas with a quicker left-hand ball delivery that ended up knocking the bails right off.  WICKET | DJ Vilas b Mahlokwana 8 (10m 8b 0x4 0x6)

That's Mahlokwana's second of the day. His first wicket was bowled Right handed and now he gets a wicket with the quicker left arm.#MSLT20 pic.twitter.com/Gey4JPypq1 — Mzansi Super League ð¥ð¿ð¦ ð(@MSL_T20) November 17, 2019 Surprisingly, Gregory Mahlokwana isn't the first ambidextrous bowler in the game. Pakistani legend Hanif Mohammad and former England and Essex star Graham Gooch, amongst others, have been able to roll both their arms over from time to time and stun the opponents with the unpredictability.
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CISF Salutes & Bids Farewell To The Brave Heroes Who Were 'Born As A Dog, Retired As A Soldier'

Not all heroes wear capes, some wear CISF uniform and walk on all fours towards making the world a better place. They may not have superpowers, but their very existence is enough to make us feel safe and loved. And the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) recently celebrated those heroes and gave them a grand salute for their services towards the country.   Born as a dog, retired as a soldier...
A Farewell ceremony for 07 #K9 members of #CISF organised @ CISF Unit DMRC Delhi. They were handed over to NGO @Friendicoes_DEL, New Delhi. Thank you for your services ! pic.twitter.com/3h1fREZz5s — CISF (@CISFHQrs) November 19, 2019 Seven dogs of the CISF retired on Tuesday after serving with the para-military force for eight years. To bid them farewell and to reward their bravery, CISF for the first time in history threw a retirement ceremony for them and posted pictures of the same with a beautiful message "Born as a dog, retired as a soldier." #CISF bids farewell to Hina (Lab/F), Veer (CSP/M), Kite (Lab/F) & Jelly (Lab/F) #CISF K9 members who officially retired from duty today. Our K9 heroes averted danger many times when lives were on stake. pic.twitter.com/rP9uw6KCa7 — CISF (@CISFHQrs) November 19, 2019 CISF wrote on Twitter, "#CISF bids farewell to our K9 heroes- Jessy (GSD/F), Lucky (Lab/F) & Lovely (Lab/F) who officially retired from duty today. We will always remain indebted for contributing immensely in security of Delhi Metro." #CISF bids farewell to our K9 heroes- Jessy (GSD/F), Lucky (Lab/F) & Lovely (Lab/F) who officially retired from duty today. We will always remain indebted for contributing immensely in security of Delhi Metro. pic.twitter.com/tn5T3wfbKZ — CISF (@CISFHQrs) November 19, 2019 The dogs named Hina, Kite, Jelly, Jessy, Lucy, Lovely and Veer, were part of the CISF team responsible for the work of Delhi Metro and were given medals, certificates and mementos at the ceremony. They were handed over to an NGO in New Delhi.
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Hindu Seer Wants Cow To Be National Animal As 'Tiger Being National Symbol Is Causing Terrorism'

Tigers cause terrorism, apparently. Yes, according to a seer, the tiger, being the national animal, has been causing terrorism in the country, or at least is the "reason behind increased terrorism."  While this is one of the most absurd things ever, people - mainly politicians - have made so many wild claims in the last few months that this doesn't even make it to the top ten. Youtube Coming back to Sri Vishwesha Theertha Swamiji's, of Sri Pejavar Mutt, Udupi, hilarious views on terrorism, and tigers, he thinks that our "national animal being a tiger is the reason for terrorist activities in India," the news reports said. Can anyone guess what he thinks should be the national animal instead? The winner will get nothing because it's the most obvious answer - a cow! The reports further said, the seer believes that, if we had "embraced cow, the symbol of love and innocence," no terrorist would be born in India.  Is anyone surprised that a cow is a part of a wildly absurd claim being made? It's a routine now, and I honestly feel bad for all the cows now for being dragged into these discussions all the time. They probably want to just chill and eat grass, but no, everyone's trying to politicise them. Youtube This absurd claim was made by the seer during the 'Santa Samagam', a congregation of saints in Udupi yesterday, where he also asserted that the Union government should take strict actions and ban cow slaughtering. Another point he brought up - the purification of river Ganga. Wait, isn't that supposed to be already pure?  But, that is still not as bad as the claims about tiger, I mean there's no reason to defame them like this. What have tigers ever done to him? Youtube In the end, we should thank him for bringing us our absurd story of the week, even though it's kinda scary how regular this has become. 
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This 'Horny' Deer Humped His Crush So Hard, He Literally Blew Its Head Away

Imagine you are sitting in your backyard, soaking up the sun and looking at a group of deer and a dog casually chilling there. Suddenly, one of the deer gets horny and starts humping the other one.  Well, like people say "A man's got to do what a man's got to do." Meanwhile, the dog and the people making the video continue to look on as the deer tries his shot. © Viral Hog Everything seems to be going well, or we think it is; until the deer gets so excited that the head of the deer being humped falls off, quite literally.  Wait, WHAT? Okay, don't get scared! Before you think it's some horror story about animal cruelty, let's tell you that the deer getting humped here was actually a statue and so was the dog.  © Viral Hog However, looks like the poor deer fell for it and started humping the statue, only to get the shock of his life when the head of the fake deer fell off.  He immediately backed off and continued to stare in disbelief at his headless crush. You can watch the whole video here: Caption this pic.twitter.com/QNDEXSsAUF — Alisha ð§âðð¤ð (@Cptnrwrpnts) November 15, 2019 Well, maybe the deer will now think twice before humping anyone or anything again. This hilarious video was shot in Eldorado, Illinois and while the poor deer could have died of that shock, we are dying laughing at the video and his hilarious reaction.  In fact, people on social media have some funny interpretations for that video as well, which are too good to ignore. I said I would blow your mind, but damn baby! — The Squish (@The_Squishy_) November 15, 2019 I knew I was good, but you didn't have to lose your head over it. — Jim Hemstead âð¸ð¶ð®ð·ð¾ð¥ (@JimH1923) November 15, 2019 Buck: “This is NOT what I meant when I said I wanted head!” XD — Erica Knox (@Psybur) November 15, 2019
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4 Fast & Effective Ways To Finally Stop Winter Itch

As soon as winter arrives, the first problem that men usually start facing is dry and itchy skin. There are certain home remedies that are a fix to this issue but there are certain that are already a part of your daily routine that you have been missing out on. No matter what the season is, it is important to keep your skin hydrated all the time. Here's your quick survival guide for the months ahead: 1. Be Mindful When You Are Showering Everyone loves to have hot showers in winter but if you didn't know this already, hot showers can actually ruin your skin and are the biggest culprits of this season. The best way to deal with it is to avoid using soap and take showers with lukewarm water. Choose a mild cleanser and skip the stuff that has added fragrance to them. © iStock 2. Moisturising Is Very Important As the weather changes, your skincare routine should change too. A moisturiser that's oil-based creates a protective layer for your skin and has enough moisture to keep your skin itch-free, all day long. Make sure the cream doesn't clog your pores and has the goodness of natural oils in it. Apply a dab on your face before you head out. A body lotion that's enriched with almond or coconut oil can combat dryness and reduce the redness as well. © iStock 3. Avoid Wearing Wool You might not know or realise this, but wearing wool leads to dryness and this winter fabric, hence, is just a big no-no for you. If your skin is sensitive, it will instantly react with the fabric and the itch factor will become a serious problem. Stick to cotton or dress in layers to stay cosy in winter.  © iStock 4. Take Care Of The Chap Not just your face, but your lips will be dry too in this season. Adding a shield for your skin is as important as any other grooming habits. Start with a good lip balm that also has SPF and can help you eliminate chapping. This method bolsters defence and is your saviour this season. © iStock
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Man Rides JCB Tractor At 217kmph To Break The Guinness World Record & It's Incredible

A few months ago, people had a field day on social media when  #JCBKiKhudai was trending on Twitter. The hashtag went viral for a very bizarre reason. The first video that was shared on Twitter and made this trend viral was captioned, "Reason why #jcbkikhudayi is trending." The video showed a groom arriving at his wedding on a JCB excavator, with his swag absolutely intact. Since then, the yellow machine became people's favourite, and started trending on social media. However, JCB has hit the headlines once again, and this time for other unimaginable reason. Lorry mechanic and motorcycle racer Guy Martin rode the JCB tractor (modified) at a whopping speed of 217 Km/h. And, we are not kidding! According to Guinness World Record website, Martin initially broke the record by attaining a new record of 166.79 Km/h  before going faster by reaching 217 km/h. Martin told Guinness World Records, "There is some good folk there and they said about this idea of building the world's fastest tractor. So I said 'if you want it piloting give us a shout' and that's where it came about.” "I turned up this morning and had a look round. I went around [an area to the side of the runway] to get my eye in and get a feel for how it drives and what the clutch is like,” he added. The racer also said, "It can't turn tight as it hasn't got a differential in the back axle. So just get used to how the gears change, how the engine behaves because it's fairly sluggish low down until the turbo comes in.” © Youtube/Guinness World Records According to the website, the standard engine has been replaced with a modified JCB engine producing power over 1,000 hp. Also, a new six-speed transmission and a smaller, more aerodynamic cab has been installed. Besides, other modifications include a new aluminium bonnet, additional bodywork such as front bumper, side panniers, rear diffuser, underbody pan and a lighter chassis. The modified version is designed and built by a young team of engineers at the agricultural manufacturer's headquarters in Staffordshire, as per the reports. It just looks like a tractor but it isn't the regular tractor that you see on the farming fields. Moreover, Martin was recognised by the Guinness World Records earlier for the fastest man to travel on a gravity-powered snow sled (83.49mph set in 2014), fastest soapbox (85.61 mph also set in 2014) and to ride a motorbike on the horizontal wall of death at 78.15mph in 2016. Guy Martin isn't new to the drill. He's known for racing in the most dangerous motorcycle race on Earth, 'Isle Of Man TT'. He used to be a truck mechanic before making a career in racing and then later in Television.
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27-YO's Love For Dogs Lands Him A Job With Ratan Tata, Proving Compassion Has Its Own Rewards

I feel the best people in the world are those who can bestow endless amounts of compassion, not just towards other fellow humans but animals too. They're absolutely extraordinary because to garner any amount of empathy for anyone out of one's own species is a difficult thing to do and those who do it flawlessly are truly worth a mention.   © Motopaws While a lot of people dedicate their lives to the four-legged, we can surely talk about a few of them who've taken their hard work a notch higher and made a remarkable difference. Shantanu Naidu, a 27-year-old man happens to be one of them and we're glad we have people like him in the world. Not only has the young man been helping out by saving the lives of the four-legged, he has also bagged an executive position in Ratan Tata's office because of his good work. Well, it was a bit of a struggle but Shantanu made it happen nonetheless. It all started when he saw a dog who'd passed away on the road. Before he could move the dog's body to the side of the road, another car came and ran the dog over, again. This disheartened the youth to no extent and he decided to go on a mission to create reflective collars for all street dogs so the drivers could see them better and not run them over, especially at night. © OfficialsHumansOfBombay After making a prototype, Shantanu tested his product on a few dogs and he got positive messages from everyone on how the collars are keeping the dogs secure at night. There was no looking back for Shantanu thereon except he had no funds to make more collars. But his work was commendable enough for it to be covered by the Tata Group of Companies Newsletter. Right after the newsletter was out, when everyone was praising his work, Shantanu took the opportunity to write to Ratan Tata personally to help him fund his initiative. Not only did Mr Tata fund his initiative, he even offered Shantanu a job with Tata Trust. That was the beginning of a beautiful friendship and mentorship for Shantanu, and this is his remarkably beautiful story, full of trust, loyalty, hard work and compassion! View this post on Instagram “I graduated in 2014 & started working at Tata group. Life was pretty smooth, until one evening, I saw the dead body of a dog on the road. I've always been fond of dogs & also rescued a few. So, seeing a stray like that killed me. I stood there thinking about bringing the body to the side, when another car ran over it—I was gutted. I knew that I had to do something. So I called a few friends & made a collar with reflectors on it, for drivers to see the dog from afar. The next day, we went & put these collars on stray dogs. I didn't know if it would work, but when I received a message saying that a dog had been saved because of the collar—it felt amazing! Soon, word spread & our work got covered in the Tata group of companies' newsletter. People wanted to buy our collars, but we had no funding. That's when my dad asked me to write a letter to Mr. Ratan Tata, since he loves dogs too. I was hesitant, but then I thought, 'Why not?' So I wrote him a handwritten letter & forgot about it! Two months later, I received a letter from Mr. Ratan Tata himself! When I opened it, it said that he loved our work & would like to meet me—I couldn't believe it! A few days later I met him at his office in Mumbai. He told me,'I'm deeply touched by the work you do!' I still get goosebumps thinking about it. He then took me to see his dogs & that's how our friendship began. He also funded our venture! I left for my masters soon, but I promised him that once I finished, I would work for the Tata Trust & he accepted my request! As soon as I came back to India, he called me & said 'I have a lot of work to be done in my office. Would you like to be my assistant?'—I didn't know how to react. So I took a deep breath, & a few seconds later said 'Yes!' It's been 18 months since I've been working for him & even now, I have to pinch myself to know that this isn't a dream. People my age have a hard time finding the right set of friends, the right mentor & the right kind of boss. But I can't believe my stars that I found all these humans in one superhuman named Mr. Ratan Tata. People lovingly call him Boss, but I like to call him the 'Millennial Dumbledore'—I think that name suits him the best." A post shared by Humans of Bombay (@officialhumansofbombay) on Nov 20, 2019 at 1:24am PST While we go about our lives, we often forget we have others apart from ourselves who need love and affection which is quantifiable. Because animals cannot communicate with humans, it's a bit of an extra effort to recognise their needs and cater to them in accordance and those who do so befittingly are truly genuine and kind people. © OfficialHumansOfBombay A lot of initiatives such as Shantanu Naidu's initiative Motopaws (https://www.instagram.com/motopaws/?hl=en) make reflective collars for street dogs, so drivers at night can see them better and that helps them a great deal surviving on the streets and not getting run over.  We're rather grateful to these unsung heroes who go out of their way to understand the emotions of an animal and we would request you to help such initiatives grow.  If you have street dogs around you, definitely get in touch with Motopaws and put reflective collars around them so they can roam about freely at night, without getting into an accident.
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How Rahul Dravid Brought Hope To Prithvi Shaw During His Doping Ban Despite An Honest Mistake

Prithvi Shaw is one of the few cricketers who have been looked at as the leaders of the next generation of Indian cricket. His rise as a batsman has been well documented ever since he was in his early teenage days, and people like Sachin Tendulkar have attached huge expectations from the 20-year-old athlete already.  So, just imagine Shaw's predicament when he found out that he was being blamed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for taking a prohibited substance, terbutaline, and would face a long ban from playing the game, that defines him, on the charges of doping.  Ever since the news of Shaw's ban broke out, his statement about how he accidentally ingested terbutaline while consuming cough syrups came out almost simultaneously. Nonetheless, the verdict was out and Shaw had to move away from the game.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by PRITHVI SHAW (@prithvishaw) on Jul 30, 2019 at 8:22am PDT “I had never thought that something like this would happen. I was obviously upset. For the first 20-25 days after I was banned, I was not able to understand how it happened. Time passed by. I went to London and chilled out there as I was not allowed to practice till September 15,” Shaw told Hindustan Times after his comeback game with Team Mumbai in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy against Assam.  PrithviShaw on India comeback! pic.twitter.com/MafmDmtLyu — CricFit (@CricFit) November 18, 2019 “After that, I stabilised myself and kept myself mentally stronger by telling myself these three months would pass. But each day was hard, it was getting longer. It's all past now," he added. This is where former Indian wicket-keeper batsman, Rahul Dravid decided to step in and help the youngster get over this difficult stint in the best way possible.  Having become the Head of the prestigious National Cricket Academy (NCA) earlier this year, Dravid invited Shaw to spend the time of his ban making himself better both mentally and physically and stay ready when the gates of the field open for him once again.  © Twitter “There was nothing in my mind. I couldn't have done anything about the ban. After returning from London, Rahul (Dravid) sir called me to the NCA for training. There I went through a series of fitness tests like a yo-yo. Under Rahul sir, a lot of focus was on fitness. I had to clear all my fitness tests,” Shaw explained.  “What also helped was that during the nets good bowlers were available like Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvi (Bhuvneshwar Kumar) and Varun Aaron. Besides, Rahul sir was always there for guidance and mental issues," he said. Turns out, Dravid's magic worked yet again as Shaw made a thunderous return to the pitch and went on to score 63 runs off 39 balls and helped his side get a win over Assam. It was almost as if he'd never left. Although, his “overconfident gesture” (https://www.mensxp.com/sports/cricket/70297-after-an-8-month-ban-prithvi-shaw-faces-heat-for-his-lsquo-overconfident-gesture-rsquo-in-comeback-game.html) while celebrating his half-century could have been avoided.  Welcome back! He is making a comeback today and @PrithviShaw makes it a memorable one with a fine-half century for Mumbai against Assam in @Paytm #MushtaqAliT20. pic.twitter.com/hiBfiElhed — BCCI Domestic (@BCCIdomestic) November 17, 2019 Quietly, working from behind the stage, Dravid works with the players without expecting any recognition or reward in return. Isn't he phenomenal? Also, like in the case of Shaw, where all the efforts came into fruition, there couldn't be a bigger reward for a guru, that Dravid has evolved into. 
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From Chandler Bing To Tyrion Lannister, 5 Male TV Characters Who Became Great Role Models For Us

It's International Men's Day today and I know what most of you guys will say "Any day is men's or women's day." Agreed! But, there's no harm in celebrating a day that solely belongs to you guys, right? Well, we're not going to throw any confetti or drop any anthem for men. Instead, we're going to celebrate and talk about men (although they are fictional) who turned out to be good role models for us. Men who showed us that you don't need to be perfect to be a hero. You can have your own imperfections and still be the perfect guy, who unintentionally taught us some of the most valuable lessons in life. I think it's time we stand up and applaud them. 1. Michael Scott - The Office For most people, Michael Scott is a living synonym for a nightmare. He's clueless, a narcissist, racist, obnoxious and the real problem of the office. But, he's also someone who will have your back and support you at a time when there's nobody standing next to you. Remember the scene where he was the only one to attend Pam's painting exhibition and encourage her skills, when no one showed up?  From being someone who was hated by his co-workers, Michael went on to become the life of Dunder Mifflin. A guy who everyone was rooting for. Michael Scott may be filled with flaws, but, truth be told, there wouldn't be an 'Office', if there's no Michael Scott in it. The Office airs on Star World in India. 2. Chandler Bing - FRIENDS Chandler Bing is definitely the most iconic character on global television. He's the one who first introduced sarcasm as a sense of humour to mainstream television with his brilliant wit and charm. But, at the same time, he was reasonable, sensitive, wise and cared for his friends a lot (especially his bromance with Joey). Brownie points for falling in love with Monica and giving his all to make the relationship work, despite being commitment phobic initially. No matter how hard it got, he never ran away from his problems. He went from having the least luck in romance to becoming one of the most desired boyfriends for women across the world. Chandler taught us how it's fine to make mistakes and mess up big time, as long as you fix it and take responsibility for it. FRIENDS is currently streaming on Netflix. 3. Tyrion Lannister  - Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister is hands down one of the strongest and the best characters from Game of Thrones. People loved Tyrion more than they hated the Lannisters. His own family hates him, he is blamed for his mother's death, continually humiliated for being a dwarf and branded as a degenerate due to his love for wine and brothels. But, despite all the hatred and humiliation, Tyrion does not let any criticism get in his way. He proves time and again that he has more of a backbone than anyone else, showing how intelligence is more important than validation. His heart goes out to the cripples, bastards and the less advantaged citizens of Westeros and encourages them to own who they are. © HBO Let's not forget his little words of wisdom– one of them being, “Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you”. 4. Sheldon Cooper - The Big Bang Theory If we can look past his 'Pictionary' skills, then Sheldon Cooper isn't a bad guy. In fact, his extreme self-confidence is something we all can learn something from. From being an increasingly annoying theoretical physicist who barely likes anyone apart from himself, to someone who eventually starts caring about the people he loves and gradually falls in love with someone and marries her, his transformation made it hard for us to not love him. © Star World The Big Bang Theory is currently available for streaming on Hotstar. 5. Barney Stinson - How I Met Your Mother How can you not fall in love with someone like Barney Stinson? He's someone who can work his charm on literally anyone and anything. He and his 'sacred' book taught us some real virtues of dating. Like, when he would always imply that putting yourself first, especially in the face of a bad relationship is the healthier thing to do. Barney was unfaltering, a loyal friend who developed deep and meaningful relationships with people that mattered to him, ones he chose for himself. © Star World How I Met Your Mother is currently airing on Star World.
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5 Men Who Used Their Celebrity Status To Stand Up For A Good Cause & Are The Real Influencers

Celebrities do enjoy a status of wealth, good health and an enormous amount of love that comes their way, courtesy their fans, but they also have the moral responsibility of doing their bit by giving back to the society. Not every celebrity uses their moral compass for the good bit but on 'International Men's Day', here are 5 men who use their celebrity status to stand up for a good cause and are actually the real influencers. 1. Akshay Kumar The 'Khiladi' of Bollywood is not just a superstar, courtesy his movies which give out great messages, but in real life as well, Akshay Kumar always does his bit to make sure he uses his status in a positive way.  He made notable donations towards the survivors of Pulwama attack, he's constantly contributed for the jawans, he spoke and ensured action was taken for providing insurance for the stuntmen of the Bollywood industry, he also launched the 'Bharat Ke Veer' app to bridge the gap and raise funds for soldiers and their families amongst many more initiatives that he takes. © Twitter 2. Leonardo DiCaprio The Hollywood star is not only a great actor who is loved for his stellar acting, but also for the amount of work he's been doing for this planet. The actor is an environmentalist who also has a dedicated non-profit organisation which works for causes relevant to the planet. He supports various charities and donates continuously for all the causes he believes in. He even posted about the rising level of Delhi pollution levels and urged people to do their bit. View this post on Instagram #Regram #RG @extinctionrebellion: Over 1500 citizens gathered in at India Gate, in New Dehli, to demand immediate action on the cities hazardous pollution levels.⣠⣠According to the World Health Organisation, air pollution in India is estimated to kill about 1.5 million people every year; these statistics make air pollution the fifth-largest killer in India. ⣠⣠People of all ages joined the demonstration, which succeeded to directly trigger action for Indian citizens:⣠1. The Indian Prime Ministers office set up a special panel to address the issue, within a few hours of the protest. The panel is due to report on the issue within 2 weeks.⣠2. The Supreme Court of India asked the Central Government and respective state governments to fix the crop and waste burning issue of Dehli within a week. ⣠3. The Center accepted that Green Fund will be used to combat toxic air pollution. ⣠4. The Indian Prime Minister asked the Agriculture Ministry to distribute equipment urgently so that crop burning is no longer necessary. ⣠⣠Despite these promises, the air is still unsafe and activists will keep the pressure on until the air pollution reaches safe levels. ⣠⣠The protest was organised by a collaboration of movements; @xrebellionind @LetMeBreathe_In @FridaysForFutureIndia_ along with other activists. ⣠⣠Photography by Arjun Mahatta and co, via @FridaysForFuture ⣠⣠#RightToBreathe #ExtinctionRebellion #IndiaGate #SolutionNotPollution #ActNow #RebelForLife A post shared by Leonardo DiCaprio (@leonardodicaprio) on Nov 18, 2019 at 7:24am PST 3. John Abraham John has been associated with PETA for a long time and is a vegetarian himself. He's always advocated causes related to animal welfare and even has a brigade called 'Habitat For Humanity'. He is often seen running marathons, spreading awareness and doing his bit as a celebrity. Even though he usually stays away from the public eye, John has always used his image for creating a positive impact. © Twitter 4. Shah Rukh Khan The King of Bollywood is also the king of hearts with a heart full of compassion. SRK's 'Meer Foundation' supports acid attack survivors and helps them lead a life of normalcy.  Back in IPL season 7 when his team KKR won the cup, SRK generously donated the prize money towards cancer patients in Mumbai and Kolkata. He has donated generously towards the flood victims in Chennai and Odisha as well, amongst many other things that he continues to do. © Instagram 5. Randeep Hooda Randeep never shies away from supporting a cause and speaking up for something where his voice is needed. The actor has been associated with Khalsa Aid and has been a part of many beach cleaning drives. He went with the Khalsa Aid to provide food and water to the Kerala flood victims and is a man with a strong sense of responsibility. He's also been vocal about other initiatives as well. He's an example of how the physical presence of a celebrity can draw attention to a cause which needs the attention of the entire humankind. View this post on Instagram Thank you @afrozshh_ fr showing us the way to actually be able to do something for our planet,our country,our future #VersovaBeach #Respect @khalsa_aid A post shared by Randeep Hooda (@randeephooda) on Sep 6, 2017 at 1:56am PDT
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6 Indian Men Who've Broken Stereotypes In Their Field & Inspired An Entire Nation

We have plenty of reasons to celebrate International Men's Day. Apart from talking about gender equality, both manhood and boyhood need to be talked about in equal spaces too. For the uninitiated, International Men's Day is celebrated on November 19, every year and the focus is mostly on health, highlighting discrimination against men and promoting gender equality.  But in today's day and age, Men's Day is a lot more about picking and choosing the right role models who become timely inspirational stories for other men to follow suit. © The Independent Agreed, both men and women don't need a dedicated day to glorify their kind. We don't need to take a day out of our schedules to go on writing about why there is a day dedicated to a particular gender nor do we need to get out on the streets and tell the world about it. It's just a keen reminder of how times have changed, where we, as a society, have accepted, normalised and internalised a lot of changing aspects that gender roles have brought in to our lives.  A lot of men, fortunately, have stood the test of time to talk about normalising stereotypes in society and have been there to support and inspire numerous others through their chosen fields and it's time to talk about them today. Here are 6 men from different fields and walks of life who continue to break stereotypes in society, so that young people have a chance to look up to someone as inspirational as them: 1. Health & Fitness: Milind Soman View this post on Instagram 15k today takes this weeks distance to 60k! ð need to have an average of 60-70km per week to maintain the level of fitness that I am accustomed to ð cant run every day as I would like, but have got to make the time. . . . The goal is not a marathon, or Ironman. Out of 24hrs×7days which is 168hrs I need to find 8hrs for myself. That's the goal. . . . #keepmoving #keeplearning #Live2Inspire #fitnessaddict #nevergiveup #findtime #maketime #fitterin2019 #neverstop #runner #runnersofinstagram #runningman ð· @ankita_earthy the cutie ⤠A post shared by Milind Usha Soman (@milindrunning) on Nov 15, 2019 at 11:55pm PST One of the greatest names in the fitness and health industry in India, the 53-year-old has broken every age and fitness related stereotype there is. He's in great shape and has been giving major fitness goals to people since a while now. The man ran a 72 Km marathon in Delhi last year to mark 72 years of Independence for the country and that's not all. He's been organising marathons since years now and urges the young population of India to always stay fit and healthy.  The man also married someone a lot younger than him and re-defined the age-gap parameter between a couple. For him, age is just a number, in every sense of the way and we always look forward to his posts and videos on fitness and health. © Asmen India © Instagram 2. Entertainment/Bollywood: Aamir Khan © MensXP Only a few celebrities have managed to stand out with their ubiquitous panache and acting prowess over the years, while delivering some excellent quality content on-screen. One of the fewer actors who comes to mind when I put these words together, is Aamir Khan and at 54, he's made a huge mark on the entire cinematic experience in India.  Aamir takes story-telling as an art that can also change someone's life along with changing the trajectory of cinema in India. Through his stories on real-time issues that plague society, he connects with a larger audience who appreciate his work and acknowledge the sentiments behind it. © UTV Motion Pictures Apart from creating a stern chance for philanthropic work on grave social issues in society, through his films, Aamir believes in his art so much that he never attends a single award function. His vision and ideologies go hand in hand with his dedication towards cinema and we're glad we have someone amidst us who understands the importance of some great cinematic experience.  His films have talked about subjects that resonate with breaking societal stereotypes very gravely. Films like PK, 3 Idiots, Taare Zameen Par and even Dhobi Ghat, talk about the damaging effects of flawed notions in society, which have left a rather big impact on the newer, evolving generation today. 3. Sports: Mahendra Singh Dhoni © BCCI MS Dhoni has broken all stereotypes of leadership and every young sportsman or woman can aspire to be just like him. While there are other sportsmen in the country who've been quite an inspiration as well, but along with raging adrenaline to play a sport, you have to have a calming effect on yourself and people around you to carry forth a label of good sportsmanship and Dhoni has done just that quite flawlessly.  During his captaincy, and even after, Dhoni always motivated his team in a manner that was energising and yet calm. He never exerted any pressure and was the least aggressive of all the leaders who've been a part of the Indian cricket team. © BCCI "Dhoni, as a captain, completely demolished any form of hierarchy in the team and created a platform for players to interact with each other, suggest and chalk out strategies" - said Pavan Choudary, an Indian writer and a TV show host, in an interview with TOI. 4. Fashion: Ujjawal Dubey © Ujjawal Dubey Breaking stereotypes in fashion is a bigger deal than its made to be. It's an integral part of every man's wish list to look and feel the finest and that's where our designers and stylists come in to make a difference in every sense of the word.  While there are many inspirational designers out there, the one name that stood out to us was that of Ujjawal Dubey, who has pushed the envelope on developing ethnic menswear through his label, Antar-Agni. His label produces sartorial masterpieces that have redefined Indian fashion on a global scale. The sense of style he creates around ethnic wear clearly resonates with a lot of Indian men who just don't want to go to another wedding honouring the black-tie affair! "Antar - Agni means 'the fire within'. It's all about the human self and the expression of emotions, psyche, behaviour and experience. I chose this name as an ode to the years of complexities and ordeals I went through before I found myself and the drive I had", Ujjawal says in an interview with MensXP. © Antar-Agni 5. Hospitality: Keshav Suri © Twitter Keshav Suri inherited a well-established empire from his late father and Indian F&B stalwart Lalit Suri, but Kitty Su was not a part of it. The youngest executive director of the Lalit Group of Hotels has carved a niche for himself and his creative, futuristic style has earned him great rewards.  Kesav Suri is a cultural icon for the LGBTQ community in India. Recently, he filed a petition with the Supreme Court on challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) that criminalises a consensual relationship between consenting adults of the same sex. © BCCI The young Suri has been instrumental in driving a lot of unique initiatives at the Lalit group. He started Kitty Su in 2011 with the intent of delivering a unique experience to the millennials and it worked. Kitty Su has made big strides in the F&B business and it is the only nightclub from India to be featured in DJ Mag for three years consecutively. It has also been awarded as Best Night Club in Delhi by Times Food and Nightlife Awards. 6. Politics: Dr Shashi Tharoor © Amazon Prime Video With his impeccable vocabulary, Tharoor is certainly a people's politician. Recently, he was seen as a stand-up comedian, on the show One Mic Stand, which was well received by the viewers.  The 10-minute stand-up act in the last episode made Twitter go absolutely gaga over the Congress MP trying his luck at humour, under the guidance of comic Kunal Kamra. Together, Kamra and Tharoor made hysterical statements and jokes about the present government and certain journalists 'who must not be named', or else they might file a defamation case! But needless to say, Twitter was quite amazed by Tharoor's stand-up act as he did something no politician has done before- "made people laugh intentionally", through his clever jokes and not through his misguided actions! While there are several other men in the country who've truly been an inspiration while breaking stereotypes, we certainly can't name them all. But for International Men's Day this year, let's follow the lead of these 6 men who've motivated an entire nation to think laterally, out of the box!
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Looks Like, Karan Johar's King Sneakers Worth Rs 74K Have Come From The Future

Karan Johar has proven time and again that he deserves an award for his eccentric style. Sure, there are other B-town celebs like Ranveer Singh and Diljit Dosanjh who also have unbeatable sartorial sensibilities but Karan has always knocked it off the park and showed us that he is the king of eclectic styles. If you are expecting him to stand out wearing basic outfits, well, we think that's never going to happen. He is someone who can wear heels to an award function and super edgy sneakers on red carpets. © Viral Bhayani Recently, he was spotted at his fashionable best. Everything in his outfit looked put together tastefully but if there's one thing that definitely made a head-turning statement, it has to be his sneakers. If you look closely, you will notice that this pair definitely has a futuristic vibe to it. © Viral Bhayani © Dolce & Gabbana The self-proclaimed maximalist, KJo, was seen wearing Dolce & Gabanna Super King Sneakers. These black and silvertone sneakers feature a round toe with lace-up front fastening. The tongue is embossed with the brand name and has a rear logo patch. The modern aesthetics of these sneakers sure speak a lot of his personality and definitely are a super edgy pair that we have seen in a while. © Dolce & Gabbana We love the futuristic vibe they have but when it comes to how much it retails in India, it will set you back. They are worth Rs. 74,000 but since it's KJo wearing them, we can expect them to look extreme. © Viral Bhayani Even his outfit had an outlandish appearance as he was seen wearing a flamboyant hoodie and coupled it with black joggers. His sneakers added some gaudy flare we would say! We must admit, KJo your flamboyance is spot on!
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5 Clever Hacks To Skip A Bath & Still Smell Amazing During Winter

Not that we men are averse to the idea of taking a bath every day during the winter, but can you really blame us if we skip showering every now and then when the mercury drops to five degrees Celsius? © iStock Don't we all just want to snug inside our cosy blankets and binge-watch movies and series on Netflix? Thought so. Unfortunately, such a blissful life is simply not possible,  thanks to our hectic schedules. © iStock However, no matter how hard the going gets, we need to take a bath just so that we don't stink up our classrooms or office floor. Luckily, there are a few hacks that will not only allow you to skip a bath and still smell fresh and nice, but also help you deal with bad body odour at all times. Get Some Baby Wipes © iStock No matter what your grooming or skincare routine is, baby wipes are the single best investments you can make. Not only are they great to wipe off BB creams, spots of dirt and grime, they come in handy in all kinds of situations.  As a rule of thumb, you should always keep a packet of wet wipes or baby wipes in your office drawer or college bag. Just take a few wet wipes to the washroom and clean your armpits from time to time. A baby wipe really comes in handy in such a situation. Not only does the antibacterial ointment keeps germs and bacteria at bay, it also helps you smell normal for an extended period of time. Get An Antiperspirant © iStock Once you have wiped your armpits with the baby wipes, apply some good antiperspirants. The best way to go forward is to use an antiperspirant that controls sweat. They usually work in two ways - either by not letting sweat reach the outer layer of the skin and secondly, by getting rid of the bacteria that is present on the skin. Follow this up with a good cologne and you are set. Apply Body Lotion Before A Cologne © MensXP Once you are done with the antiperspirant, apply some body lotion around your armpits. This way, when you put on cologne or deodorant, it stays on longer and does not need to be refreshed every now and then. Load Up On Cologne And Deodorants © iStock In case you don't have the tendency to sweat profusely, you can actually make do with a good deodorant or cologne. Again, this is one of those things that you should carry with yourself at all times, or at the very least, stow away in your office drawers. Just spray some of it on yourself as soon as you reach office and refresh it once during the day and you are all set. Leave-in Conditioners © iStock During the winter, everyone has a tendency to get some dandruff, mainly because the skin on the scalp becomes a little dry. This also means that if you don't wash your hair regularly, your hair may start smelling weird. One very effective way to avoid this is to wash your hair every day and dry it properly. However, if you don't want to do even that, just get some leave-in conditioners. Not only do they keep your hair looking tidy, they also make them smell good, and keep that awful stench away. Just make sure of one key thing - that you change all of your clothes every day. 
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Varanasi Youth Develops 'Desi' Iron Man Suit For Indian Army & People Are Having Mixed Reactions

Taking inspiration from the Iron Man franchise, a part-time employee working at a private university in Varanasi has developed a prototype 'Iron Man' suit to help the Indian Army. No, we aren't joking! According to ANI, Shyam Chaurasia from Varanasi said that he has made the suit prototype keeping the Indian army soldiers in mind. "It is a metal suit designed to help the Indian Army soldiers during their encounters with terrorists and enemies. Currently, it is just a prototype, but it can help the soldiers immensely during the times of the battle,” Chaurasia told ANI. While, Chaurasia thinks that the Iron-Man suit can help the Indian Army, here's what the internet thinks- You Vs the Guy she told you not to worry about pic.twitter.com/j6e9lddnb3 — Jitesh Rochlani (@jiteshrochlani) November 19, 2019 If the idea is to kill the enemy by laughter, this might work. — Ashwin (@ashwin_thm) November 18, 2019 WTH is that? Some villain from Shaktiman?? — #KamleshTiwari #justice4valayarvictims (@GunjanMallik) November 19, 2019 Need any other proof of unemployment and joblessness in India? — Ashutosh Mishra (@Tweetingchintu) November 19, 2019 Iron man: am I joke to you? — Ajay J TPN (@bipolardoggo) November 19, 2019 ðð¤£ðð¤£ðð» isko bhejo border pe is suit ke saath ye khud nahi jayega aur bike ka helmet konsi goli rokega ð yeh jarur peene ke baad isko idea aaya hain — ND_gabbar (@dhi_gabbar) November 19, 2019 pic.twitter.com/gPXuavoWSP — Anand (@couch_batata) November 19, 2019 Bahubali movie dekha tha kya isne. — Nihar Somani (@nihar_somani) November 19, 2019 While the suit seems to be made of jugaad technology, Chaurasia is determined to seek funds to turn it into a working model. “I would urge the government agencies like DRDO to take note of this suit and to build upon it to help the soldiers as other countries like Pakistan among others too are working on such models. The cost of a soldier's life is very high, what I have done is just an attempt to bring it in the radar of DRDO and other agencies,” he also said. What do you think about the desi Iron Man suit? Let us know in the comments below.
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The Evolution Of Manhood In Bollywood Proves How Movies Have Mirrored Indian Men Through The Decades

Bollywood and manhood have lived a complicated life together. We live in a country where over 250 crore people scramble to watch films every year - over twice the number of moviegoers in China or the United States. This means that our society, more than perhaps any other in the world, culturally depends on what we see onscreen, and who we see doing it. Despite facing criticism for its less-than-stellar treatment of women through the years, Bollywood has placed immense emphasis on the leading men, often captured in heroic postures on bright, nostalgia-inducing film posters. Everyone from thugs to tycoons, soldiers to scholars have been framed on film for everyone to see - and over time, helped define, mature and even reinvent the idea of masculinity. This International Men's Day, we'd like to take a look at these cultural icons and how they defined the cinema of their times. The 1940s - Ashok Kumar Perhaps Kumar's greatest contribution to playing men onscreen was his breakthrough hit - 1943's Kismet. Playing a remorseless pickpocket with a compassionate side, he introduced us to the anti-hero - a complex, pivotal aspect that provided men with a truly relatable onscreen presence. The film's subject matter was also quite radical for the time. Kumar's choices in film would also reflect the shifting tides for newly independent India. Mahal (1949) saw Kumar take the lead for India's first film featuring a 'reincarnation story', in a mix of horror and romance that influences popular cinema even today. Kumar was also unafraid to play negative roles even during his time as one of the most successful heroes in Bollywood - the intelligent, bold and noir-inspired Sangram (1950) sees Kumar play a spoilt brat turn into a ruthless criminal. The 1950s - Guru Dutt Through the 50s, Guru Dutt released films that took away much of the grandeur and 'macho' ideas associated with heroes. His characters were flawed, often destitute and fighting against themselves as in Mr. & Mrs. 55 (1955) & Pyaasa (1957) - or falling from grace as in Kaagaz Ke Phool (1959). Much of this reflected the filmmaker's own pain and frustration with life - a theme that continues through all his films and is perhaps why, even half a century later, they still stir deep emotions and relatability. The 1960s - Dharmendra The 60s were a time where western pop culture finally began to reach Indian masses. Gradually, studios began to look at concepts such as female-led romance films and even the James Bond craze. Dharmendra would take on both of these challenges back in the 60s. Known as Garam Dharam at the time, he began his career alongside Meena Kumari, taking on early feminist cinema such as Anpadh (1962), playing a gentle, slow-burner romantic in films such as Dulhan Ek Raat Ki (1967) and even Aakhen (1968) - one of India's earliest spy themed romantic-thrillers. This soft spoken yet suave roster of roles was just the thing that a new, younger and better-read Indian man wanted to see. The 1970s - Amitabh Bachchan One of the most interesting things about this legendary figure of Indian cinema is that he very accurately represented a symbol for young men during the seventies. Underemployed, barred by discrimination - these were challenges the young actor faced in his early days, being told by filmmakers that he was too dark, too tall and too intense to play the likeable, fair-skinned funnyman that past heroes tended towards. Soon enough, films themselves became darker, more imposing and intense themselves - giving the frustration of the youth a cinematic avatar through 'The Angry Young Man'. Eventually, even Dharmendra and Bachhan came together in Sholay (1975) - a film that came to define the decade itself. The 1980s - Naseeruddin Shah Subtle, sensitive and full of charm - Naseeruddin Shah's career in the eighties was a series of timeless movies that aged very well - his interesting, challenging roles rode the crest of new-age cinema during his time at the top. Known for taking on films with deep socio-political themes, he's tackled everything from a social comedy in Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron (1983) and a complicated romance as a blind man in Sparsh (1980), showing his versatility at two different ends of the spectrum. It's also interesting to note that he's played a man in uniform several times - everything from lawyers to policemen and army chiefs, usually with sharp wit and complete authority. The 1990s - Shah Rukh Khan Seriously, could it be anyone else? SRK's journey as an actor through the 90s reflected much of the two-sided life men have had to lead - first struggling as a ruthless anti-hero in Baazigar (1993) and playing other darker roles.  Soon though, the lighter side of life came through when he absolutely nailed his role as Raj in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995). His lighthearted, charismatic and yet romantically intense roles have cemented his reputation as Bollywood's undisputed 'King of Romance' - with a signature pose that's been copied by Indian men for the last twenty years. The 2000s - Hrithik Roshan Along with all the comparisons to 'Greek gods' and the likes, there's no denying it - Hrithik has been a titanic presence in some of the decade's biggest films.  While often typecast as the 'perfect hero', due to his looks and general screen presence, his roles matured immensely through the decade, reflecting the interests of his male audience and his own journey. Beginning with Kaho Na Pyaar Hai in 2000, he played an interesting spin on the classic coming-of-age, boy-to-man story in Lakshya 4 years later - finally ending the decade in the incredibly touching Guzarish. This push for more, despite stunt injuries, personal traumas and even spinal conditions that threatened his career, inspired millions of fans to adopt his brand of masculinity. The 2010s - Ayushmann Khurrana Khurrana's star is still rising - it's been around seven years since his debut in Vicky Donor, and the resulting legacy of films tackling social problems, unique scripts such as Andhadhun's and a commonly recurring theme in his films - male insecurities - have helped immensely in raising awareness and broadening conversations amongst both men and women today. This year, his upcoming film Bala aims to tackle the stigma surrounding male pattern baldness- a major source of anxiety for several men, both young and old.
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5 Insecurities Among Men That've Become A Thing Of The Past & It's The Real Men's Day Celebration

We have come a long way since the time when the ancient ways of the world dictated our lives. While this 'way of life' was, obviously, laid out for women, men have also shouldered the burden of the unsaid expectations and taboos for a long time. However, now, as the world has learnt to respect the concept of 'live and let live', things are slowly beginning to change. © Red Chillies Entertainment With such a welcome change, men can now truly get over the insecurities that have weighed on their mind all this while. As the world and people around us change with time, they have proved that it's time men completed accepted themselves for who they are, and that would pretty much be the same as celebrating themselves and fellow-men every day! Here are 5 such insecurities among men that have become a thing of the past for good: 1. Balding © Maddock Films Most men wouldn't want to shave off their heads for no good reason, though personal and religious reasons cannot be discounted. Yet, somehow, natural causes related to sparse hair coverage brings in 'shame' as opposed to men choosing to shed their tresses. However, people have now begun to look beyond bald patches and receding hairline. The success of Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Bala and the popularity enjoyed by the likes of Dwayne Johnson and Vin Diesel only reiterates the fact that people have come a long way since the time when lack of hair on one's head would turn most men into a laughing stock. 2. Height © HBO And again, since we are leading with examples, in any case, it's about time we acknowledge that height-related insecurities can happily take a backseat now. The world has finally come to measure people's worth based on their skills and talent, and not how closer to the clouds they are. Before turning into the superstar that he is today, even SRK started out as a regular guy with an average height. It was his skills as an actor that eventually got him such immense success.  Ayushmann Khurrana, for that matter too, does not come in the category of taller men in the industry, but his back-to-back hits are proof that your 'height' and your 'talent' have absolutely no connection whatsoever.  3. Weight © Twitter - Shannon Werle With “dad bod” really trending this year, it can be said that the fixtures around the idea of 'ideal male body' has gradually loosened enough to allow men to enjoy breathing space that lets them be and not chase after runway-inspired 'mod(el) bod'. Take Jason Mamoa, Chris Hemsworth and Leonardo di Caprio for instance. Wrinkles, grey hair or a couple of extra pounds doesn't make them any less desirable. 4. Di*k Size © Wikipedia Now, as debatable a topic as this might be, research has shown that the entire tussle related to 'size' mostly rests in a guy's head. Women are more taken by the appearance of the penis than its size, because while the length of the penis was rated sixth on the list of importance, women rated the girth third. 5. Skin Colour © Mensxp Now, we understand how obsessed the Indian society can be with skin colour, but let us assure you that your skin colour has got nothing on the kind of person you are and what your achievements are. Vicky Kaushal and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are two of Bollywood's most popular actors currently, and their skin colour never got in the way of them facing the camera or making it big.
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Sunny Leone Surprises Everyone With Her Football Skills During The Abu Dhabi T10 League

For someone who entered the Indian entertainment industry and rose to fame with her stint in the TV show Bigg Boss, Sunny Leone has come a long way to become one of the most popular faces in Bollywood. Whether it's her choice of roles in the movies, eye-catching fashion sense or business ventures, the Canadian-born Indian actress is a complete package. The amazing and surreal experience of being on the field during @T10League cheering for @DelhiBullsT10 ð #SunnyLeone #T10League pic.twitter.com/IGbLO08r5A — Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) November 15, 2019 Known for doing things out of the ordinary, the 38-year-old has been making most of her time connecting with cricket fans owing to her role as the brand ambassador of Delhi Bulls in the ongoing Abu Dhabi T10 League. From rooting for the Eoin Morgan-led franchise from the stands to cheering up the Delhi fans, Leone has rapidly become a fan favourite. View this post on Instagram What's my name..what's my name? ð¶ #SunnyLeone @delhibullst10 @t10league Outfit @fancypantsofficial A post shared by Sunny Leone (@sunnyleone) on Nov 18, 2019 at 11:05pm PST Continuing to entice cricket fans, Leone dropped a candid video on her Instagram page where she was seen flaunting her football skills. The video shows the Bollywood actress showcasing great control, dribbling and eventually scoring a goal. Despite her effort to score from a cross went in vain, Leone's video struck a chord with the fans. So excited to share that I am now the proud co-owner of the @IPLSOCCERUK team Leicester Galacticos !!

This has been a long life dream and still cannot believe it has finally happened. Work hard for what you believe and want in life! @DanielWeber99 @themichaelowen @SanySupra pic.twitter.com/vRvP2vuYTv — Sunny Leone (@SunnyLeone) November 18, 2019 Apart from that, Leone also became the proud owner of a football team recently. The Indian star is now a proud owner of Leicester Galacticos - a team that will be seen playing in the 'IPL Soccer' - the first televised British Asian football tournament. The seven-a-side indoor football competition is comprised of selected UK city teams which are headed by celebrity owners.
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Leonardo Expressing Concern For Delhi's Pollution Level Is A Reminder For The Govt To Take Action

Delhi's history, culture and basically everything that makes it dilwalon ki dilli is in sheer jeopardy, as the city struggles to get some fresh air with the rising pathetic bad quality air index.   The odd-even scheme, people being urged to wear masks, kids not going to school might be a discounted way of living but it is still not the ideal solution. While citizens have been marching and trying to raise awareness, the government has been under the radar ever since pictures of MPs going MIA from the urgent parliamentary meeting meant to take a decision for this situation went viral. © TOI Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio, who is an environmentalist in his own accord, is known to raise his voice and express opinions on issues which affect the world, mostly climatic. He recently shared a detailed post about the rising level of pollution in Delhi and expressed his concern over the same, urging people to understand how it was affecting the blanket of atmosphere for humans all across the globe. View this post on Instagram #Regram #RG @extinctionrebellion: Over 1500 citizens gathered in at India Gate, in New Dehli, to demand immediate action on the cities hazardous pollution levels.⣠⣠According to the World Health Organisation, air pollution in India is estimated to kill about 1.5 million people every year; these statistics make air pollution the fifth-largest killer in India. ⣠⣠People of all ages joined the demonstration, which succeeded to directly trigger action for Indian citizens:⣠1. The Indian Prime Ministers office set up a special panel to address the issue, within a few hours of the protest. The panel is due to report on the issue within 2 weeks.⣠2. The Supreme Court of India asked the Central Government and respective state governments to fix the crop and waste burning issue of Dehli within a week. ⣠3. The Center accepted that Green Fund will be used to combat toxic air pollution. ⣠4. The Indian Prime Minister asked the Agriculture Ministry to distribute equipment urgently so that crop burning is no longer necessary. ⣠⣠Despite these promises, the air is still unsafe and activists will keep the pressure on until the air pollution reaches safe levels. ⣠⣠The protest was organised by a collaboration of movements; @xrebellionind @LetMeBreathe_In @FridaysForFutureIndia_ along with other activists. ⣠⣠Photography by Arjun Mahatta and co, via @FridaysForFuture ⣠⣠#RightToBreathe #ExtinctionRebellion #IndiaGate #SolutionNotPollution #ActNow #RebelForLife A post shared by Leonardo DiCaprio (@leonardodicaprio) on Nov 18, 2019 at 7:24am PST Leonardo has his own non-profit which was set up years ago, and works ardently for the protection of the environment.   People on the internet are in full support of this post and are, in fact, questiong the celebs in India on their silence over this alarming issue. #LeonardoDiCaprio ne bhi delhi ki pollution problem ko leke insta me post kr diya,ab humare desh ke deshbhakt bollywood star kaha hai,abhi bhi sarakar ki campening kr rhe hai kya? — Cañ Official (@CaOfficial4) November 19, 2019 This time to shame our India government even the biggest star of Hollywood industry @LeoDiCaprio has protest for Delhi pollution..#LeonardoDiCaprio #DelhiAirQuality #DelhiPollution #IndianEconomy #indiagoverment #RightToBreathe #IndiaGate #solutionNotpollution
#NarendraModi — Kaif Mumbaikar (@Kaif10047218) November 18, 2019 It is actually alarming and the silence of the authorities is deafening now. I have no idea what these poster kids of paparazzi are doing when their voice is actually needed in a time like this, and sadly, when it comes to promoting movies or a political party, they are plastered everywhere.  Also, as far as the government agencies are concerned, they might be trying to do something magical for the citizens, like gift everyone an air purifier but until they speak up and show us what is being done, we really cannot stop coming down hard on them until a concrete solution emerges. 
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The Iconic Royal Enfield Stripes Are Now On A New Canvas And It's Just As Legendary

There are two types of bike lovers in this world: first, who just talk about brands and the second who not only know all the technical bits but can also identify the bike and model just by hearing it roar on the streets. Well, I am no bike enthusiast but there are still a few bikes that I can identify by their sound and the one on the top of the list is Royal Enfield. Almost every single person in this country can recognise an Enfield without actually seeing it. The bike has a distinct voice that the engine makes and that is one of the many things that enthusiasts fall in love with.  Since 1955, Royal Enfield has been a staple in our country and the one thing as iconic as the bike is the Madras stripe that sits on it. Unlike most bike brands that still use machines,Royal Enfield still uses these steady-handed painters who hand paint the pinstripes on Bullet tanks and now, Royal Enfield is bringing the same human touch to its helmets. You read that right! Royal Enfield has launched helmets that come with the trademark stripes. The idea behind the launch is to bring the culture and the legacy of the bike to another canvas close to a rider, helmets. They have manufactured only 200 of these unique helmets where the stripes are painted by the same hands using the same paint that is used on the bikes. Multiple riders have gone on long road trips on their Enfields and created numerous memories that they will forever cherish. People who love bikes know that they are more than just a mode of transportation, their bikes are a part of their lives, their treasured possession and something that will always be there for them. This is why most bike lovers are so passionate about the gear they buy as well. The helmets, just like every product that Royal Enfield manufactures, are made with high-quality materials like single unit fibreglass shell for better impact absorption and also making it lightweight, ventilated EPS internal liner, premium leather internals and much more. These are a collector's item meant for anyone who has loved the iconic pinstripes on the tanks of Royal Enfield Bullet and also for any enthusiast who wants to own a mark of this legacy. The helmets will be exclusively available on the Royal Enfield online store, only to those who sign up for the sale.
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Sony's Patent May Have Shown Us What The PlayStation 5 Controller Will Look Like

Sony's next-generation console isn't coming out at least for another year. However, we may have gotten our first look at the console's new controller. Yes, we're talking about the PS5 controller. Newly published images by Japan's patent office gives us some clues as to what to expect from the controller in terms of its design. According to VGC, who first spotted the images online, the pictures are attributed to the PlayStation manufacturer and match a description of the PS5's prototype which Sony had revealed earlier. © Japan Patent Office As you can see, the new controller doesn't seem to look a lot different from the current Dualshock 4. The overall silhouette appears to be the same, but there are some noteworthy differences. First of all, it looks like the new controller won't have a light bar. It could very well be a decision taken in favor of the battery life, but we're not sure yet. The trigger buttons also seem a little bigger, but it's hard to tell from the diagrams. It's also worth pointing out that there are two separate headphone jacks on the bottom of the controller, as opposed to the single headphone jack found on the current one. © Japan Patent Office The diagrams also make it very clear that Sony is sticking to its signature symmetrical layout for the thumbsticks. That's what makes a PlayStation controller look different from an Xbox controller, so we're not surprised to see the same design. Apart from that though, we don't see anything else that's worth pointing out from the patent images. In case you missed it earlier, Sony has already revealed some info about the controllers. The new controllers will feature enhanced rumble and haptic feedback to deliver the experience of different sensations to players. It will also include "adaptive triggers" which the developers will be able to program to represent in-game tension and force. © Japan Patent Office The PlayStation 5 is shaping up to be a really good console, but we'll have to wait for at least another year to see what Sony has cooked for us.  Source: VGC
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Sri Lankan Kevin Koththiigoda Stuns Fans With The 'Frog In A Blender' Bowling Action

The Abu Dhabi T10 League is turning out to be a lot more excited than we'd hoped for. While batsman Kieron Pollard decorated his wagon wheel with four sixes and one four in a single over to show how he still can make the bowlers suffer, there is yet another man from the league, people on social media can't stop talking about.  A 21-year-old Kevin Koththiigoda from Sri Lanka, who is currently a part of the Bangla Tigers roster, came out to bowl with the idea of sending the opposing batsman into frenzy with his rather unique bowling action.  Turns out, his 'hurricane' actions, as the fans have now started calling it, had a deeper impact, and confused the hell out of the traditional fan base of the game who dropped everything they were doing and began to analyse the anomaly that Koththiigoda's bowling action is.  #NewFavePlayer Kevin Koththiigoda. Consonant in a blender pic.twitter.com/9EmOBFuNOW — Paul Radley (@PaulRadley) November 16, 2019 Incorrect. He can. It's similar to Paul Adam's action who took 134 test wickets in 45 games. — Sanj (@sanj156) November 17, 2019 Don't think he even generated any spin. More of a physc-out — Bomberland ð´â«ï¸ (@gouldygould_n) November 18, 2019 His arm ends up at mid wicket ð — Adam Ryszkowski (@AdamRyko) November 17, 2019 Clearly, Koththiigoda's action is more of an upgraded version of the South African legend Paul Adams' 'Frog in a Blender' bowling style that helped him scalp 134 wickets in just 45 international Test matches between 1995 and 2004.  However, Kevin Koththiigoda isn't the first cricketer whose work resembles the great Proteas from 24 years ago. During his Indian Premier League debut with the Gujarat Lions, Shivil Kaushik too made headlines for his unorthodox and painful looking bowling action. As soon as he delivered his first ball, people were already talking about his version of the 'Frog in a Blender'.
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This Man Trolled People By Placing AirPods Stickers Around The City & It's Hilarious

As an AirPods user myself, I know what it feels like to experience the horror of losing or feeling that you may have lost, one of the AirPods. That's just how it is. They don't stay in most people's ears and are very easy to lose. Well, a genius in San Francisco decided to have some fun with this common fear by making life-sized stickers of AirPods. Yes, he placed those stickers around the city on the sidewalks, roads, etc. to troll people. He's an artist and a creative director who's quite popular for some of his pranks on Instagram, so I am not surprised to see this coming from him. I made life-size AirPod stickers and stuck them on the ground, all over the city 𤡠pic.twitter.com/hIrZD0wfom — Pablo Rochat (@PabloRochat) November 17, 2019 Don't they look like actual AirPods? I don't know about you, but if I see them on the road, I'd definitely stop to take a second look. In fact, I'd legit reach for my ears just to make sure that's not mine. He even posted a video of him placing one those stickers on the sidewalk right next to a pole. pic.twitter.com/d6CncPEPlI — Pablo Rochat (@PabloRochat) November 17, 2019 And lastly, he was kind enough to give a download link for the stickers to prank others. Yes, you can download the sticker template for free and yes, he made a template for the new AirPods Pro too. While we don't recommend printing them and placing around the city and make it chaotic, it'd be fun to mess around with your friends and colleagues at work. You can download the sticker template from here. 
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