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There's Now Another COVID-19 Vaccine That's 95% Effective & We Think 'Ache Din Aane Wale Hai'

COVID-19 is still wreaking havoc across many parts of the world including India. In fact, India's New Delhi is said to be seeing more cases on a daily basis than any other city in the world. But we've been hearing some good news too. Last week, we heard about a new vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech that was said to be 90-percent efficient. Now, there's a new vaccine that's said to be even more efficient. That's right, Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate is apparently 94.5 percent effective and the authorization is awaited now in a few weeks. © Reuters The data produced by this new vaccine hasn't been published or reviewed by outside experts. However, the experts say that efficiency is more than what they had anticipated. “Aspirationally, you would like to see 90, 95 percent, but I wasn’t expecting it. I thought we’d be good, but 94.5 percent is very impressive,” Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told The New York Times.
Moderna also announced that its vaccine can be stored at refrigerator temperatures i.e. between 2 to 8 degrees Celsius for up to 30 days. This means it'll be very easy to store and distribute. The previous vaccine by Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine has to stay at -70 degrees Celsius, making it much more difficult to distribute. © Reuters Moderna says it'll have 20 million doses of its two-shot vaccine available by the end of 2020 and 500 million to 1 billion doses in 2021. This is more in line with what we heard earlier for the other vaccine too.
We still have a lot of ground to cover when it comes to making these vaccines and distributing them to different places, but it seems like it's going to happen sooner rather than later. Let's hope everything goes according to plan and we'll enter 2021 with high spirits.  Source: New York Times
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Paras Chhabra Talks About His Whimsical Style Aesthetic & His Love For Pathani Kurtas

Paras Chhabra is a model and an actor who first started his career by getting featured in the dating reality TV show Splitsvilla and subsequently winning in that particular season. He then went on to participate in Bigg Boss 13.  
With over 1 million followers on Instagram, Paras is also a fashion icon for his followers.  We caught up with him recently to learn more about his whimsical fashion aesthetic. View this post on Instagram1. What is your personal style statement like?  I think it would be a lot of shirts and a bunch of rugged jeans. 2. A style icon that you take inspiration from? It would have to be Ranveer Singh for his quirky style. View this post on Instagram3. What's your go-to date night outfit?  A perfect date night would consist of a black or white shirt, a pair of rugged jeans, and my favourite pair of coke white sneakers. 4. One wardrobe staple that you can't do without? My statement watch. I never fail to add it to my OOTD. View this post on Instagram5. What's the one fashion trend you don't understand?  There are many bizarre trends out there, it is difficult to just choose one from the lot.  6. Boots or sneakers? Undoubtedly sneakers. View this post on Instagram7. Minimalism or maximalism?    Minimalism 8 We noticed that you've tried different beard styles recently, which one is your favourite? I really admire Logan’s beard from X-Men, I have also tried that very style recently.  9. Can you talk about your grooming routine?  My grooming routine includes a face wash, shampoo and I always have a beard trimmer stash with me that I carry along everywhere.  View this post on Instagram10. Any fusion-wear trends that you love?  I like dhoti with a coat and, in fact, I personally like the fusion wear of my friend Bharat Ahuja. He has a label called Desire Design Studio. 11. What's your go-to Diwali outfit each year? I love pathani kurtas. 
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Ind Vs Aus: 4 'Surprise Packages' India Must Unleash To Turn The Tables On Australia

After a power-packed thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), cricket enthusiasts, now, have their eyes set on India's much-anticipated tour of Australia. The Indian cricket team is set to embark on an uphill battle Down Under where they'll lock horns with the mighty Australians in four Tests, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). In what promises to be a pulsating 45-day tour, the two cricketing powerhouses will be seen renewing their rivalry when they take the field in the 1st ODI at Sydney on 27th November. ' The two teams will play two more ODIs before the contest switches to the T20 format on 4th December. But, India's ultimate test will be in the longest version of the game when they kickstart the Test series from 17th December. Given the challenges in unfamiliar territory and against an opponent of Australia's might, Team India has assembled their best possible 32-man squad with a perfect mix of proven and promising stars. However, there remain a few who, rewarded for their recent form, can be used as 'surprise packages' to rattle the Aussies. Here's a look at those promising Indian players: 1. Thangarasu Natarajan © Twitter/@IPL Included in Team India's T20I squad as a replacement for injured Varun Chakravarthy, Thangarasu Natarajan can surely thank his stars for earning him a national call-up. While Chakravarthy's untimely injury might have proved to be lucky for Natarajan, luck surely had nothing to do with his recent performance in IPL 2020.
The 'yorker specialist' from Salem, Tamil Nadu was one of the key contributors to Sunrisers Hyderabad in their inspiring journey to the Playoffs this season.  His ability to bowl with pinpoint accuracy in the death overs was perhaps best displayed in SRH's win over Delhi Capitals in the league stage where he bowled as many as 10 toe-crushing yorkers in a crunch situation. He was also the second-highest wicket-taker, after Rashid Khan, for Hyderabad in IPL 2020. His street-smart bowling, needless to mention the yorkers, can surely come in handy for India in the T20I series. 2. Sanju Samson  © Twitter/@IPL A prolific batsman with a rare gift of brute force and elegant strokeplay, Sanju Samson, time and again, has proved his mettle in domestic cricket which, in turn, did earn him a national call-up in 2015. But, owing to cut-throat competition in Indian cricket, Samson remained on the sidelines, only to return in the Team India jersey earlier this year, with single-digit scores weakening his case.
The Kerala cricketer might have failed to make it count in the Indian team, but his credentials in the IPL have nothing short of impressive.  In the recently-concluded IPL season, Samson was at the forefront when it came to leading the run-charts for Rajasthan Royals. In a team that had the likes of Steve Smith and Ben Stokes, Samson was the leading run-getter for Rajasthan. If that wasn't enough, the fact that he scored 26 sixes, second highest in the tournament, further sums up his menacing form. Included in both the ODI and T20I squads, Samson, given his recent form, can undeniably give India an added advantage with his batting might which is more than capable of taking the Aussie bowling unit to the cleaners. 3. Washington Sundar  © Twitter/@IPL For a youngster who was busy honing his skills as a batsman, Washington Sundar has come a long way to make his name as an off-spinner. 
The 21-year-old has been turning heads in domestic cricket for a while, but it's his brilliance in the IPL that has grabbed everyone's attention. In IPL 2020, Sundar was undoubtedly one of the few silver linings for Royal Challengers Bangalore's failed title challenge. Bowling in the shadows of Yuzvendra Chahal, Sundar might not have a reasonable amount of wickets to show for it but that shouldn't overshadow his efforts. To put things in perspective, the talented off-spinner bowled as many as 114 dot balls and had an economy rate of 5.96 (only behind Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan) this season. A spinner who likes to keep things simple and hits the hard length with consistency, Sundar, included in the T20I squad, is more than capable of bamboozling the Australian batting unit. 4. Mohammed Siraj  © Twitter/@IPL A sturdy and athletic seamer, Mohammed Siraj has impressed on the domestic circuit and also in the IPL. But, he has blown hot and cold during his brief stint with Team India. 
For a couple of years now, many wondered if Siraj can really elevate his game to deliver on the promise that got him attention in the first place. Answering to his critics, Siraj gave everyone a glimpse of his transformation in the recently-concluded IPL season. A key member of Royal Challengers Bangalore's bowling unit, the 26-year-old, who was often labelled as a punching bag in the IPL, showed progress that played an integral role in turning the fortunes around for his franchise.  His best performance of the tournament came against Kolkata in the league stage where he notched up unbelievable figures of 3-8 during RCB's win. His economy rate of 2.0 was the second-best of the season. In the same match, he bowled two maidens - a feat no other bowler had achieved in IPL history. Amid seam-friendly conditions and pitches conducive for swing, Siraj can prove to be an ace in the pack for Team India against the Australians.
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These Are The 4 Top Features To Try On The New MacOS ‘Big Sur’ Update

Apple is all set to release the “Big Sur” update for MacBooks and Mac products and there are some noticeable upgrades coming to a range of applications. The new update comes with redesigned features aimed at making the user experience better. Big Sur will also be the first version of the OS to run on Apple’s new M1chip-based Macs as well as current MacBooks based on Intel chips. However, it will run faster and smoother on the new M1 laptops that are all set to launch very soon.  We decided to feature five of the top feature of macOS Big Sur that are worth checking out when you upgrade your operating system this week: Safari  © Apple Safari is already amongst the fastest web browsers right now and Apple said that the Big Sur update will bring the biggest changes since 2003. For starters, the browser will load websites faster especially the ones you visit most often. Apple is also introducing better tab management and improved privacy features. Apple will give you a privacy report button that lets you see if any websites have been tracking your data or any of your passwords. 
Safari is also bringing in extensions that will let you customise which extensions can be used at which time especially if you don’t want them running always. Safari will also now translate seven languages automatically to your native language. There’s a specific button you can hit each time you visit a website with any of the other seven supported languages.  Messages © Apple If you are an iPhone user, the Messages app will also get some of the features from iOS 14 such as pinning conversation, group messaging features, a new search function, Memoji, amongst others. You can also choose to silent certain conversations or get notified of new messages in a group message only when you are mentioned. These features are already prevalent on iOS 14, however it is now making its way to macOS as well.
Widgets  © Apple Just like iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, the Big Sur update will also bring in widgets to your home screen where it will display live information like weather, step counts from the health app and news from your preferred website. Now, you will no longer have to open separate apps to check information and use widgets instead to get an overview of all the information you need. The same applies for apps like Calendar, Photos, Clock and others. You can create widgets for the home screen in three different sizes i.e. small, medium and large. 
iPhone and iPad Apps  © Apple Finally, you will now be able to use your favourite iOS and iPad apps on your MacBooks, thanks to the new update. Especially on laptops running Apple’s silicon, it will run iOS and iPad apps natively. If you have bought an app from the App Store, the same application will be available to use on your MacBook as well. 

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Apple's New OS For The MacBooks Is Here & Here Are Some Cool Features We're Looking Forward To

Earlier this year at the WWDC event, Apple announced the new macOS Big Sur OS for the MacBooks and Macs. This is a particularly exciting release because Apple is now making a transition of Mac from Intel to Apple Silicon. We already have our first set of devices running on the new chip. That being said, the macOS Big Sur will be rolled out to other MacBooks and Macs as well. So here are some features that we're looking forward to using on the macOS Big Sur. Design © Apple Apple has been working hard to improve its native navigation services to compete with the likes of Google Maps. While there's still a lot of ground to cover, Apple has indeed managed to improve certain aspects of it. With its latest iteration on the macOS Big Sur, Apple is bringing a redesigned interface for Maps on iOS.
PrivacyApple is also working on improving privacy with Big Sur. Apple is also trying hard to inform users about the permissions used by various apps on the App Store by adding a new section on each app’s page. You'll see all the permissions requested by a particular app to get more ideas. That's just one part of Apple's effort and we can't wait to see what else we have in store.
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All We Know About Sharad Kelkar, Who Won Our Hearts In Akshay Kumar’s ‘Laxmii’

Akshay Kumar’s horror-comedy Laxmii, which was previously titled Laxmmi Bomb, released on OTT recently. While the film received a mixed reaction from the audience, people didn't fail to acknowledge good acting. And that’s exactly what happened with Sharad Kelkar, who played the role of Laxmii in the film. He played the role of the original trans woman whose ghost haunts Akshay’s Character Asif. View this post on Instagram But he has been in the industry for a very long time, and here’s how he ended up in Bollywood with no real connection in the industry.  Gym Instructor Sharad’s father had unfortunately passed away at a very young age and he was raised by his mother. He had no plan but he never wanted to be dependent on his mother and wanted to help her financially. He graduated in Physical Education and started his gym in the year 2000. He used to make around Rs 2500 per month. View this post on Instagram How He Became An Actor He was in Mumbai visiting family and there he bagged his first offer to walk the ramp. He also became Grasim Mr. India finalist and started hosting TV shows like Rock-N-Roll Family and Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007. He also acted in many popular TV shows like Mohenjo Daro, Guest Iin London, and Baadshaho. View this post on Instagram Started From TV He started his acting journey from Doordarshan in shows such as Aakrosh (2000), Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar, Uttaran, and Agent Raghav.  View this post on Instagram These TV shows made him popular and that’s how he got recognized in eyes of the people.   Acted In Many Bollywood FilmsHe has acted in many Bollywood films such as Laxmii, Bhoomi, Tanhaji, Ram Leela, and Housefull 4.  View this post on Instagram He was largely praised for playing the role of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Tanhaji. A lot of people praised him by saying that he played the Maratha emperor with utmost finesse.  Lent His Voice In Baahubali To Prabhas  View this post on Instagram So, apart from extraordinary acting skills, Sharad also lent his deep baritone of a voice to Prabhas for the Hindi version of Baahubali and people loved his voice on the actor.
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5 Bollywood Movie Franchises Which Started Really Well But Kept Getting Worse With Every Sequel

Sometimes, when a movie performs really well at the box-office, people get greedy and decided to milk the cow till there's nothing left. Sometimes, when movies should have just been left with one instalment, end up getting turned into an entire franchise. Sometimes, the more sequels a movie gets, the worse all the movies become in their content. There are so many sequels and series in Bollywood and honestly, most of them should've been left alone after the first good movie. Making multiple movies in the same series ruins the nostalgic value and the charm of the first one. So, here are some Bollywood movie franchises which started well and then went down the hill with every new sequel: 1. Golmaal Series © Rohit Shetty Picturez The first movie's tagline is "Fun Unlimited" and it not only lives up to that, but goes beyond it, to be honest.
Golmaal was such a fun, light-hearted situational comedy with all the characters and their weird antics. The storyline is absurd yet hilarious, it worked out so well. The movies in the series that followed are nowhere near close to the comedy of the first one. 2. Housefull Series © Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment I really want to know who's out there asking for more Housefull movies. It's not like the first one was comedy gold or anything, but it did have its moments. But all the ones following are pretty forgetful.
Plus, when you add middle-aged actors opposite actresses who are at least twenty years younger than them, it becomes more creepy than funny. 3. Dhoom Series © Yash Raj Films The first one was the perfect mix of action and comedy and honestly, Uday Chopra has never thrived more than in the role of Ali. His goofy character with Abhishek Bachchan's stoic one made for a great crime-fighting duo.
And, don't get me wrong, the second one was great, Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai made for a great pair but I feel like by the third one, they were just pushing it with these movies. 4. Koi Mil Gaya/Krrish © Filmkraft Productions Pvt. Ltd Koi Mil Gaya was corny, yes, but it was such a wholesome movie and it was a great watch for both kids and adults. Hrithik Roshan's transformation thanks to Jadoo was so much fun and the entire storyline actually worked out in India, for a change.
But then, the sequels never had the charm of the first. Turning an alien movie into a superhero movie didn't work out that well, in my opinion. 5. Race Series © Salman Khan Films Not going to lie, the first one was no masterpiece, it wasn't even that memorable. Then, how the hell did it get multiple sequels? I honestly don't understand Bollywood.
I can't believe Race 3 exists and we have to forever live knowing the dialogue 'Our business is our business, none of your business' was actually part of a big-budget movie.  At least Anil Kapoor admitted he only did it for the money, I respect that.
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Darshan Raval Talks About His New Album 'Judaiyaan' & Healthy Artist-Producer Relationships

Darshan Raval is an Indian singer, composer, lyricist, and actor. His first on-screen appearance was in the reality show India's Raw Star.  
Recently, he came out with his much-awaited album Judaiyaan on Triller. We recently caught up with him to learn more about his album and his career trajectory. 1. What can you tell us about your new album? What has inspired you and what's the story that you're trying to put across? The entire theme of the album is around the concept of Judaiyaan. During the lockdown period, we've been forced to be away from the people we love and the places we love to visit, we were separated from everything we loved.  Love has always been an important part of all my songs. This is how the idea for the Judaiyaan album was conceived. View this post on Instagram2. As rave as the reviews for your music is, there is also a growing fan base for your sense of fashion. Is fashion something you have a keen interest in? For me, fashion is my comfort zone. I should feel comfortable and not worry about what I am wearing.  View this post on Instagram3. How tough is it to break into the industry? What advice would you give to young artists out there trying to make it in the Indian music scene? Each industry is built because of the people in it and their talent. If you are talented and have a passion for it then you shouldn’t worry about it.  Hard work always pays. Patience and perseverance are key. View this post on Instagram4. A growing debate in the industry is centred around artist-producer relationships and whether producers get enough credit. Music producers, I feel, are the least credited people as compared to the credit that a composer and singer get.  In my team, I have Siddharth Bavsar and Anmol Daniel who have been producing music for me this year and I am thankful for the sound they give to my music. Producers have an equivalent role in the song. View this post on Instagram5. What's your creative process like? Is it more spontaneous and free-flowing? Yes. I don’t have strategies or methods. My music is based on emotions, it is spontaneous. It’s a spiritual process for me.  6. Can you talk about the #Judaiyaan campaign on Triller and some of the entries that you loved?  I wanted to see people's interpretations of Judaiyaan in their way. I loved the way people were dancing, narrating their stories on it. They turned the song into their story.
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7 Hilarious Movies From The 2000s That Prove Bollywood Just Doesn't Do Comedies Like It Used To

Bollywood just doesn't do it like it used to before. The quality of movies recently has really deteriorated, especially comedy movies. There are fewer and fewer iconic movies coming out now and it's honestly sad to see that we don't get that quality content anymore. Back in the 2000s, there was one memorable movie coming out after another and most of them still hold up. If a movie like Welcome or Hera Pheri is on TV, you better believe that so many people are rewatching it for the hundredth time. So, here's looking back at the movies that made comedy peak over a decade ago: 1. Khosla Ka Ghosla © Taandav Films What a freaking movie. The plot, the performances, the relatable portrayal of the average person. This movie managed to be hilarious and real at the same time.
Anupam Kher and sons tricking Boman Irani into giving back the land he illegally took from them is a work of art. What a wholesome movie that anyone can fully enjoy with their entire family. 2. Oye Lucky Lucky Oye © UTV Motion Pictures Abhay Deol is one of the best yet the most underrated actors of our time. The guy does such great movies, giving us so many unique stories and hardly ever gets the appreciation he deserves.
He's so lovable he made us all root for the 'superchor' in this movie and the entire movie is just straight-up brilliant. 3. Welcome © Base Industries Group This movie is one of the most quotable movies to ever come out of Bollywood and it being so relevant, even after over a decade, definitely makes it a classic.
Uday Shetty and Majnu Bhai are some of the most bizarre characters and they work so perfectly in the movie. And, this was the golden time where Akshay Kumar did so many movies and all of them were perfect. 4. Garam Masala © Venus Records & Tapes The perfect situational comedy full of miscommunications and visual gags, this movie honestly doesn't get the love it truly deserves. 
Akshay Kumar and John Abraham have more chemistry than so many iconic Bollywood pairings and their dynamic in this movie makes it a great watch. Moreover, the entire running around scenes with all the women in the house, just missing each other, can make anyone laugh out loud. 5. Golmaal © Shree Ashtavinayak Cine Vision Ltd The first Golmaal movie was a masterpiece, and not just compared to all the sequels that came after that. The absurd plot, the over the top acting, wasooli bhai, it makes for a hilarious movie.
This really should've been a one-hit-wonder because the sequels really did not add more to the legacy of the first one. 6. Bheja Fry © HandMade Films It feels like Vinay Pathak plays a similar character in every movie he is in, and he plays it really, really well.
This is another movie that we probably haven't thought of in a while, but it really should get a lot more credit. The small budget movie did a lot of big things back in 2007 and the hilarious movie is very well worth the watch. 7. Hungama © Venus Records & Tapes All Priyadarshan movies have in common is that chaotic ending with all the characters together at one place.
So much miscommunication, so much confusion, so many Anjalis - the movie obviously ended with a hilarious showdown and the end of a love triangle. These are the kind of wholesome comedies that really need to come back.  Bollywood, do better, please.
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Ind Vs Aus: All The Latest Squad Changes Every Indian Cricket Fan Needs To Know

After a thrilling season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the excitement in the cricketing world now shifts to Down Under where India and Australia are gearing up to renew their rivalry in four Tests, three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and as many Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). The Indian cricket team will begin their campaign with the three-match ODI series which is slated to begin from 27th November. After competing in the 50-over format, the action will switch to the shortest version of the game as India and Australia will take the field in the 1st T20I on 4th December. Following the limited-overs duel, India will find their biggest challenge in the Test series starting from 17th December. © Reuters While beating the Aussies in their own backyard is no mean feat, India did prepare a 32-man squad to bolster their chances of favourable results Down Under. 
But, ever since the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the Indian squad for the Australian tour, there have been a few developments which has led to some noticeable changes. 1. Virat's Paternity Leave  View this post on Instagram During the selection meeting held last month, Indian captain Virat Kohli had expressed his desire to return from Australia after the 1st Test, to be played in Adelaide, from 17th December. The Delhi cricketer wants to be around his wife Anushka Sharma, who is pregnant, when she gives birth to their first child. © Reuters Granting Kohli a paternity leave, the BCCI recently announced that the Indian skipper will not be available for the last three Tests. Amid his absence, the Indian cricket board didn't specify who'll lead the team but chances are the responsibility will be bestowed upon vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane.
2. Rohit Only Available For Tests  © Reuters The BCCI selection committee had turned a lot of eyebrows after they initially left Rohit Sharma's name out of the Indian squad touring Australia. Amid a lot of speculations, it was confirmed that Rohit isn't fully fit, despite his appearance in the Mumbai Indians jersey during their IPL title triumph.
After careful deliberation, it has been confirmed by the BCCI that the 'Hitman' will join Team India but only for the four-match Test series. The Mumbai batsman had sustained a hamstring injury during IPL 2020.  While the Indian team has already departed for Australia, Rohit has returned home to work on his recovery. He will undergo his rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and, once he passes a fitness test, head to Australia ahead of the Test series. 3. Ishant Likely For Tests  © Reuters Ishant Sharma was eager to make an impression in the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League but the lanky seamer sustained an injury which ruled him out of the tournament. An abdomen tear, midway in the tournament, didn't just rule Ishant out of IPL but also posed a threat to his spot in the Indian squad for the Australian tour.
He is currently undergoing rehabilitation at the National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru and is likely to make the cut for India's Test team once he regains match fitness. 4. Natarajan In, Chakravarthy Out  © Twitter/@IPL Varun Chakravarthy must have been excited to earn his maiden national call-up, but an untimely injury has ruled him out for the Australian tour. The Tamil Nadu spinner had impressed Indian selectors with his brilliant performances for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in IPL 2020.
With Chakravarthy ruled out, Indian selectors roped in exciting seamer Thangarasu Natarajan for the T20I series. The 'yorker specialist' from Salem, Tamil Nadu was one of the key contributors to Sunrisers Hyderabad in their inspiring journey to the Playoffs this season. 5. Updated Indian Squads © Reuters ODI: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Shubman Gill, KL Rahul (vc & wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Mayank Agarwal, Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Sanju Samson (wk).
T20I: Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vc & wk), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan. Test: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Rishabh Pant (wk), Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Umesh Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, R. Ashwin, Mohammed Siraj. 
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6 Bollywood Actors In Their 60s Who Are Acing The Fitness Game & Setting An Example For The Rest

We are blessed with actors in the Indian film industry who don’t look a day older than 40 but are actually in their 60s. Such fitness levels at their age is nothing but phenomenal. 
Anyone who ever dreads ageing can learn a lesson or two from these veteran actors, who are living proof that age is nothing but just a number, and that you're never too old to start working out and take care of your physical health, and mind you, also your mental health.  From Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher to Jackie Shroff, all these actors have crossed the age of 60 but are acing the fitness game like no other. Also, when it comes to physical fitness, these actors can easily give people half their age a run for their money and metabolism. Don’t believe us?  Check out some of the inspiring videos and pics of these actors:  1. Anil Kapoor  View this post on Instagram Of late, Anil Kapoor is making people half his age extremely envious about him on social media. Why, you ask? It’s because he has become an unstoppable force both in terms of acting and fitness.  “This papa doesn’t preach, just removes his top and walks to the beach,” that’s what he wrote in one of his posts where he’s walking shirtless at the beach.  At 63, Anil Kapoor looks as good and young as he did during his debut days and the credit entirely goes to his dedication towards fitness and health.  From running, cycling, doing planks, jumping ropes to weight lifting, the actor is at the top of his fitness game and is giving major fitness goals to his fans and followers in the process.   2. Rajinikanth  View this post on Instagram At 69, Rajinikanth is at his fittest best and gave proof of the same while shooting Into The Wild With Bear Grylls. Remember? The duo went on an adventurous journey through the Bandipur Tiger Reserve in Karnataka. 
Earlier this year, his fans flooded social media with pictures of him working out during the shoot of his movie Darbar. In the pictures, the actor was seen flaunting his ripped biceps and toned physique.  Apart from working out, the actor also practices yoga and swims frequently. Many of his fans might not be aware that he frequents Mt Kailash every year.  3. Sunny Deol  View this post on Instagram The actor-turned-politician celebrated his 64th birthday on October 19, 2020. His father Dharmendra shared pictures from his birthday party, on social media, where Sunny Deol did not look a day older than 40! 
The actor, who is best known for his “dhai kilo ka haath” dialogue told Filmfare, “Fitness is an addiction for me. If I don’t work out, I don’t feel energetic throughout the day. I work out with weights in the morning and play sports in the afternoon.”  Well, if this doesn’t motivate you, what will?   4. Amitabh Bachchan View this post on Instagram At 78, Amitabh Bachchan is the oldest actor on this list, but his fitness levels are undoubtedly at par with people half his age. The actor, who is currently busy with the latest season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, is an inspiration for everyone. 
Earlier this year, he even shared a gym selfie on social media, where he’s seen standing in front of treadmills, weights, dumbbells and other equipment at his home gym, encouraging his fans to exercise.  In one of his blogs, the actor even shared his morning routine that includes beginning his day with gym sessions, consuming tulsi leaves and doing pranayama. Guys, kuch seekho inse!   5. Anupam Kher  View this post on Instagram From taking up boxing, weight lifting to doing push-ups, 65-year-old Anupam Kher has upped his fitness game during the lockdown. 
The actor has been constantly sharing motivation posts and his workout regime with his followers on social media and even thanked his fellow co-stars Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Anil Kapoor for encouraging (in his words, forcing) him to exercise regularly.  In 2016, he surprised his fans when he revealed that he’s lost nearly 14 kgs and shared his transformation pictures. 6. Jackie Shroff  View this post on Instagram While Tiger Shroff is impressing his fans and followers on social media with his toned body and ripped muscles, his 63-year-old father, apna bhidu Jackie Shroff isn’t too far behind in the fitness game. 
Time and again the actor’s jaw-dropping pictures have proved his fitness levels – whether it's Tiger Shroff sharing an image of the Devdas actor’s ripped body and calling him the “real Baaghi”, or wife Ayesha Shroff sharing a picture of him flexing his muscles.  On the work front, the actor will be soon seen in Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi.  Bhai log, if these posts don’t ignite a fitness urge in you - tum kabhi sudhar nahi sakte. It’s time for my workout now. BRB!
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Everything We Like About 'Apex Legends' Season 7 & Why We Think It's The Best One Yet

Apex Legends was struggling with lukewarm content until season 6 but things have changed the season 7 rollout. Apex Legends' season 7 called 'Ascension' has pumped a new life into the game. There are so many new things to explore in the game now and it almost feels like we're playing a completely different game. In case you don't know anything about Apex Legends season 7, then here's a quick look at everything that's new. A New Map © Respawn Entertainment Apex Legends players now have a new map to drop into. It's called the Olympus and it's one of the best maps we've ever played on. It's not a big map but the individual point of interest (POI) is so big that it feels massive. We also like how it's very difficult to get third parties by another enemy squad while you're fighting one.
A New Legend © Respawn Entertainment Season 7 of Apex Legends also introduced a new legend called Horizon. She's a gravitational manipulator whose kit is proving to be very powerful in the new map. You can use her tactical ability to gain height during a fight. You can also use her 'Singularity' Ultimate ability to disrupt a fight and gain an instant advantage.
New Vehicle © Respawn Entertainment There's a lot of ground to cover in Olympus and Respawn has made it easier for us to travel. This new vehicle is called the Trident and it's scattered around the map. You can grab one and let your teammates hop in to travel and make quick rotations around the map. We think this is a great addition to the game and we simply love it.
Our Favorite Weapon Is BackIn season 6, Respawn decided to lock an SMG named 'R99' to the care package, making it extremely difficult to find. R99 was arguably one of the best weapons in the game and it was a fan favorite mainly due to its rate of fire. Well, the weapon is back as a part of the ground loot now and we love how it's once again the attention it deserves. The Final SayRespawn has also managed to make a lot of other meaningful changes to the game to make it feel fresh. We've been thoroughly enjoying the new season and it's definitely one of the best seasons to have come out so far.
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5 Performances Of Sharad Kelkar That Prove He Is One Of The Most Underrated Actors Of Bollywood

Sharad Kelkar recently stole the show by playing a fifteen-minute cameo role in Akshay Kumar’s latest film Laxmii. He was able to make a huge impact in just a brief period and since then people started flooding Twitter with comments on how much they enjoyed his acting in the film.
So, here are 5 best performances of Sharad Kelkar that prove he is one of the stellar actors of Bollywood. Laxmii  © Disney Hotstar Akshay Kumar’s horror-comedy released on OTT and Sharad Kelkar was the actor who played the role of Laxmii, the original trans woman whose ghost haunts Akshay Kumar in the film. While Sharad only had a fifteen minute role in the film, people were spellbound to look at his performance and called him the ‘soul’ of the film.
Bhoomi  Sharad Kelkar played the role of a lead antagonist in the father-daughter revenge drama. He was seen working alongside Sanjay Dutt and was acknowledged for his extraordinary performance in the film. The film’s plot revolved around how Sanjay Dutt’s daughter in the film gets raped by her cousin and he is all set to punish the perpetrators by taking the law into his own hands. Tanhaji The film did well at the box office and once again Sharad Kelkar was loved by the audience for playing the role of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the Maratha braveheart with absolute finesse.  Ram Leela Sharad played the role of Kanji in the film. He once said in an interview with IANS, “Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela was a gamechanger for me. I think people accepted me from Ram Leela. From a TV actor to do a film, the phase was difficult but I got an amazing response through that.”
"I kept on doing films after films that's why I have a good relationship with most of the actors and producers and directors with whom I worked and I want to work. The journey has been great I am looking forward to 2020 now few more releases are happening. The next year is pretty exciting for me," he added. Housefull 4 © T Series Sharad also played a dual role in Housefull 4. He acted as Suryabhan in the movie when the period showed from 1419 and Munna Bhai in the year 2019. He has evolved so much as an actor but he has always been a good actor. Even when he was acting in TV shows, he was lauded by the audience for his performance.

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Xbox Series X First Impressions: A Powerful Gaming Beast That Is Insanely Fast

We got our hands on the Xbox Series X and within the first 24 hours, it has left us quite impressed. The console is Microsoft’s vision of next-gen gaming or should we say now current-gen gaming that comes with upgraded hardware and nifty features like Quick Resume, super-fast loading times and the ability to game for cheaper with the Xbox Game Pass. We’ve already talked about how the Xbox Game Pass is important for India however, we can now talk about our experience with the console. A little housekeeping note: this is not the full review of the console as we haven’t spent enough time with it, but more of an overview of what you can expect. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla As soon as you open the box, you are greeted with Microsoft’s new slogan “Power Your Dreams” wrapped around the Xbox console itself. Along with the console, the packing includes a power cable, an HDMI 2.1 cable, the new Xbox controller and a pair of AA batteries. After setting up the console, you boot it up by pressing the Xbox logo which also happens to be the power button. When turned on, the box makes the same startup chime sound as previous Xbox consoles. The Xbox Series X is supposed to be used in vertical orientation but you can also use it by having it laid on its side. Our first impressions of the console are that it is hefty and does have some weight to it. It's smaller than what it looks like online and fits well with most TV entertainment units. 
While using the console, the first thing we noticed was how incredible silent it was. Even when running graphic-intensive games like Forza Horizon 4 or Yakuza 7, the Xbox Series X didn’t make a sound. Having said that, we can only know for sure how loud it gets when the console is pushed to use the full 12 teraflops, however that will be towards the end of the generation when developers will be able to push its limits.  We also timed how long it takes for the Xbox Series X to boot up. From an always-on or “Instant On” state, the Xbox Series X starts in about 5.14 seconds. Yes, we did multiple tests and each time console started close to that time. In the case of cold-boot, it took about 10-12 seconds for it to boot up. That’s quite impressive considering how slow the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One X can be at booting up.  © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The Xbox Series X also comes with a new controller that is basically the same as previous designs. It has some subtle differences such as the new D-Pad being more friendly for platforming games. There’s also some grip texture on the analog sticks, triggers and the back of the controller. However, if you really want to have the ultimate experience, we recommend using the Elite 2 controller with the console if you can manage to get your hands on one. 
We also paired up the Elite 1 and Elite 2 controllers almost flawlessly. If you are already an Xbox user, you will be happy to know that you can bring your old Xbox One controllers with you and use them to play games on the Xbox Series X and S. It was brilliant on Microsoft’s part to have backwards hardware compatibility as it really helps in saving the cost of buying an additional controller. © MensXP/Akshay Bhalla The Xbox Series X also comes with 1TB of storage in the form of an NVME SSD that is the reason behind the console’s speed at loading games and boot-up time. You will get about 801GB of storage for your games after you download the Day 1 patch. You can expand the storage by using Seagate’s 1TB proprietary expansion SSD, however we haven’t got our hands on that yet to test. Microsoft says it delivers the same performance as the internal NVME SSD which is reassuring. Additionally, you can also store Series X games on an external HDD, provided it has support for USB 3.1. You can store next-gen games on the HDD and transfer it to the console when you need it. This removes the pain of re-downloading games as transferring data is way faster. You can also play backwards compatible games from the HDD directly without having the need to transfer them to the console. However, since it will be played off the HDD via a USB connection, loading times will not be as fast when played on the SSD. 
The other great feature Microsoft has implemented is the ability to switch games with its new “Quick Resume” feature. We tested out this feature with Yakuza 7 and Ori and the Will of the Wisps where we switched between the two games to test this feature. When switching, you no longer have to wait for the entire game to load from scratch and instead will take you right where you left off.  From our initial impressions, the Xbox Series X feels like a solid piece of hardware that can literally power my dreams of playing incredible games. Sure, I still need to play truly next-gen game to test its capabilities, but from what we’ve seen in our brief time with the console, the Xbox Series X is on the right track. 
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5 Bollywood Movies That Showed Dysfunctional Families In The Most Relatable & Realistic Way

Bollywood, more often than not, showcases the most unrealistic and unattainable things in life that are just not that relatable to the average person. The over the top romances and plot points is just too far removed from the normal world. Which is why seeing some relatable content once in a while is pretty great, and it brings down the unattainable aspect of the movies within reach. While there are a lot of movies about families and sanskaars, there are a few lighthearted and deep movies about dysfunctional families that we could see some of our families in: 1. Dil Dhadakne Do © Excel Entertainment No, I'm not saying that a lot of people can relate to the extremely rich business family from Delhi who can easily afford to take 15 close friends of a luxurious vacation, but deep down, the Mehras are just like any other desi family.
Marrying off the daughter when she reached a certain age? Check.  Handing over the family business to the son, not caring if he actually wants it or not? Check.  Fixing your kid's marriage on the basis of a business deal? And, check. © Excel Entertainment While the problems they had came from a very privileged place, overall, this family drama had something that people could relate to and calling them dysfunctional would be an understatement.
2. Kapoor and Sons © Dharma Productions A proper family drama about one of the most dysfunctional families in Bollywood. The movie works because of the interesting storyline and how it's portrayed.
The conflict between brothers because of parents seemingly favouring one over the other, the parents struggling because of an extra marital affair, the family coming to terms with one son's homosexuality - these are all very real conflicts that can be found in a lot of families and the story was supported on screen by brilliant performances. © Dharma Productions Moreover, there is nothing cooler than Rishi Kapoor playing a 90-year-old who smokes weed with his grandsons.
3. Piku © Yash Raj Films The quirky movie was truly a breath of fresh air for Bollywood and Piku's relationship with her over-the-top father makes for a really great movie.
We all love our parents, even when they get on our last nerves with their antics and this movie managed to perfectly portray a real father-daughter relationship. © Yash Raj Films The best part about the movie is that even though it has some of the biggest names in Bollywood in the lead, the unique setting and story is what makes this movie so much more special.
4. Dear Zindagi © Red Chillies Entertainment Again, a different movie than the typical romance stories, Dear Zindagi did help fight against the taboo that is mental illness. (Which may or may not have sadly been undone this year)
While the movie doesn't exactly focus on Kaira's family, it does show how due to her not having a healthy and nurturing upbringing, she faces so many emotional problems as an independent adult. © Red Chillies Entertainment All dysfunctional families are not quirky and this one made a poignant point of showing that seemingly harmless things can mess up a person a lot.
5. Vicky Donor © Rising Sun Films All I have to say is that I will die for Vicky's mother and grandmother. The unconventional family has the bahu and saas sharing pegs and breaking societal norms, in a way.
The entire movie was so different but Vicky's hilarious family steals the show, especially during his wedding with an entire 'car-o-bar' going on outside.
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Here Are Some Tips To Speed Up Your Old iPhones That May Have Become Sluggish

Apple's iOS 14 is one of the most feature-rich iOS releases and love how it looks and feels on the newer iPhones. But if you're still rocking one of the older iPhones and have just updated to the new software, it may feel slightly sluggish. We suggest you give the OS some time to settle in before troubleshooting. But if the problem persists then here are some simple tips to help you speed your old sluggish iPhone - Force Restart Your iPhoneThis may sound like a very basic move but sometimes this is enough to get things going. Here's how you can do it on different iPhones - On iPhone 8 or Later or iPad without Home Button: Simply press and quickly release the volume up button. Then, press and quickly release the volume down button. Once done, just hold down the power button until you see the Apple logo. On iPhone 7/7 Plus: Press and hold the volume down button and the side button simultaneously. This should bring up the Apple logo. On iPhone 6s or later or iPad with Home Button: Press and hold the home button and power button simultaneously. This should bring up the Apple logo and your phone should restart. Once this is done, see if it has improved the performance. If it has then you don't have to worry about checking out other tips here. Check For The Latest Update © Apple Just because your iPhone is running on the latest OS version, it doesn't mean you're on the best software version. Apple keeps releasing new OS versions with small/major bug fixes and it's best to keep your device up-to-date at all times. Just check if there's a new software update that may end up fixing some issues.
Clean Up Your iPhone © Apple Keeping a tab on unnecessary files and wiping them regularly also helps to keep your iPhone's performance optimum. Sometimes just cluttered storage is enough to slow things down. We suggest you go to Settings app -> General -> iPhone/iPad Storage and see how your iPhone's storage is currently in use. We suggest you look for redundant files and remove them.
Keep Tabs On Resource Hogging Features © Unsplash Every smartphone, including the iPhones, have some resource-hogging features like background app refresh and location services that may impact your device's performance by a huge margin. We suggest you keep tabs on them and take control. You'll often find them in your settings apps, so be sure to explore them.

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From Bumrah To Archer, 5 Bowlers Who Bowled The Most Number Of Dot Balls In IPL 2020

A pulsating tournament and an exciting title defence, the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League found its rightful winner in Mumbai Indians (MI) who didn't really have to break a sweat to triumph over Delhi Capitals (DC) in the summit clash. While the recently-concluded had no shortage of batting carnage, it was great to see the bowlers, for once, giving their counterparts a run for their money in a format that heavily favours the batsmen. If KL Rahul ran amok with the willow, scoring 670 runs, the fact that Kagiso Rabada took 30 wickets goes on to show how good the contest between bat and ball was this season. Though taking wickets is surely important, this year's IPL also witnessed the bowlers showing their brilliance in another aspect of the game. Bowling dot balls might not garner instant rewards like taking a wicket does, but it surely adds to the pressure and undeniably remains one of the crucial weapons in the armoury for any bowling unit. Here's a look at 5 bowlers who bowled the most number of dot balls in IPL this season: 1. Jofra Archer  © Twitter/@IPL Rajasthan Royals might have endured a forgettable outing, finishing at the bottom of the table, this season, but Jofra Archer was undoubtedly in a class of his own. 
The England seamer was not only the leading wicket-taker for Rajasthan in IPL 2020, but he also finished the tournament with the most number of dot balls. In 14 matches he played, Archer bowled 55.4 overs including a staggering 175 dot balls. 2. Jasprit Bumrah  © Twitter/@IPL A proven match-winner for his franchise, Jasprit Bumrah has been clinical for Mumbai Indians over the years and this season was no different. The right-arm seamer was key to Mumbai's successful title defence as he finished the tournament as the second-highest wicket-taker this season. 
In 15 matches he played, Bumrah bowled 60 overs and as many as 175 dot balls. He is only second on the list owing to an extra game he played as opposed to Archer. 3. Rashid Khan  © Twitter/@IPL Just like Archer and Bumrah, Rashid Khan has been an integral part of the Sunrisers Hyderabad brigade over the years. 
The Afghanistan spinner was in ominous form this season, finishing as the leading wicket-taker for Hyderabad. Apart from his impressive tally of wickets, Rashid bowled 64 overs and 168 dot balls in 16 games he played this season. 4. Anrich Nortje  © Twitter/@IPL For someone who was roped in as a replacement for Chris Woakes, Anrich Nortje has been a find of the tournament for Delhi Capitals. The South African seamer impressed everyone with his steaming deliveries and forged a key partnership with fellow countryman Kagiso Rabada to add teeth to Delhi's bowling attack. 
He finished the season as the second-highest wicket-taker, only behind Rabada, for Delhi. In 16 games he played, Nortje bowled 61 overs and 160 dot balls to aid his team. 5. Trent Boult  © Twitter/@IPL If Nortje forged a key partnership with Rabada to aid Delhi, Trent Boult complimented Bumrah in equal measure to take Mumbai to a record 5th IPL title triumph. 
The New Zealander, like Nortje, finished the season as the second-highest wicket-taker, only behind Bumrah, for his franchise. In 15 matches he played, Boult bowled 57.2 overs and 157 dot balls, proving his mettle as a prolific bowler for Mumbai.
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Marvel’s 'Spider-Man: Miles Morales' Is Our Game Of The Week And Here’s Everything To Know

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is now out for the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 5 after it was teased for months by Sony Interactive Entertainment. We reviewed the game last week and think it's a near-perfect game that has a captivating story. From the gameplay to the open-world playground to the voice acting, everything is near perfect. If you want to know in detail what we think about the game, check out our full review here. However, now that the game is out and if you want to know more about the game, we’ve got you covered.  Is it a Standalone Game? © MensXP_Sony Interactive Entertainment Yes, you can jump right into the story of Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales without ever having to play the previous game. However, we do recommend playing the first game just for some context in case you want to know how Miles got his powers and what made him pursue the life of a superhero. The story is completely standalone that has its own set-pieces, story arcs, new villains and new side quests. Peter Parker is in the game too though, however this game is all about Miles.
How is Miles different from Peter Parker? © MensXP_Sony Interactive Entertainment Miles is a different Spider-Man, a superhero of his own who has new powers to use while combating enemies. He has the ability to go invisible that adds a new layer of stealth and also bioelectricity superpowers that Peter does not have. There are new combat mechanics as well that introduce these powers to the player which you can use to your advantage in tight situations. Miles’ new powers really do change how one can play as Spider-Man. 
How Long is The Game? © MensXP_Sony Interactive Entertainment Even though the game has a stand-alone story, it can last anywhere between 10-15 hours depending on your playstyle. If you are a completionist type of player, you can easily spend 20 hours by doing side missions, in-game activities and the story. If you are just interested in the story, the game will last for about 10 hours in total. 
PlayStation 5 Compatibility  © MensXP_Sony Interactive Entertainment If you purchase the game on the PlayStation 4, you will get a free upgrade for the PlayStation 5. The next-gen version of the gaming will have near-instant loading, ray-tracing, 3D audio, and cool DualSense controller features. There will also be a big upgrade in terms of textures, improved skin shading, and spline-based hair make for more realistic looking characters. 
Release Date  © MensXP_Sony Interactive Entertainment The game will be available to play from November 12th on the PlayStation 4 and the PlayStation 5. The game has been developed by Insomniac Games and is being published exclusively for the PlayStation platform. It will be available in different editions i.e. the standard edition will have a free upgrade to the PlayStation 5 if the PS5 version is owned. However, The Ultimate Edition is available for the PlayStation 5 which bundles the remastered version of Spider-Man. 

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Tiger Shroff Stepped Out In A See-Through Vest With 'Dirty' Mexico Sneakers Worth Rs 7K

While people usually spend Diwali with their family or attend a number of Diwali parties in a row, that is definitely not an option this year, courtesy the Coronavirus pandemic.  This means that people are also using the holiday time to get away from the city. This mindset applies to Bollywood celebrities as well, who have been taking off for vacations across the globe.  Recently, Tiger Shroff left the country and headed to the Maldives to spend Diwali there.  View this post on Instagram But, we're going to talk particularly about his airport look here.   It is a given that Tiger is evidently blessed with a ripped physique that lets him pull off literally any silhouette out there. From extra-long pants too to bizarre co-ords, he seems to have done it all.  While some people choose to make a statement with their airport OOTD, others try to keep things basic and comfy.   Tiger Shroff, however, chose the ninja aesthetic for his airport look. Here's what he was spotted wearing:  © Viral Bhayani © Viral Bhayani Tiger wore an all-black outfit, including a translucent full-sleeved black vest, paired with black jeans. 
He completed the look with a pair of futuristic shades and a pair of Onitsuka Tiger Mexico 66 sneakers. These are priced at 95 Dollars which comes down to Rs 7,000 approximately.  Here's a closer look at the sneaker silhouette.  © Onitsuka Tiger © Viral Bhayani The bright yellow shoes seemed a little worn out and dirty and we wonder if Tiger had done that purposefully to add to his unique aesthetic.
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5 Bollywood Movies That Were Visually Stunning Along With Having A Great Plot

Some movies are just visually so stunning that we end up watching them numerous times and have taken cinematography to another level. We might have completely forgotten the power of storytelling and have also taken it for granted. But we have seen a few films that have great storylines and are also visually beautiful to look at.
So, here is a list of films that have many out of the world cinematic moments from Hindi cinema and also have a great storyline. Fitoor  This film starred Aditya Roy Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles along with Tabu’s extraordinary performance. Cinematographer Anay Goswami did a wonderful job as it is one of the most gorgeous films of Indian cinema. The film was mostly shot in Kashmir and every scene in the film is worth paying attention to. Tamasha  The film stars Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor in the lead roles and just like all of Imtiaz Ali’s movies this one was also a delight to watch. However, the film did not perform well at the box-office and received mixed reviews but the storyline of the film was critically acclaimed. Lootera  This Vikramaditya Motwane’s movie was a cinematography masterpiece of Indian Cinema and Mahendra Shetty did a great job with the period set in the film. Every scene of the film was like visual poetry and people loved it for its cinematography.
Highway This film had a great storyline that was loved by the masses and was also a visually stunning movie. Imitiaz Ali’s film did great at the box-office and cinematographer Anil Mehta was able to capture the raw and rustic nature of North India through the film.  Haider  Vishal Bhardwaj’s Haider was one of the best films made in Hindi cinema. The brilliant cinematography and the extraordinary storyline was liked by the audience and should be re-watched just for this.
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Only True Fans Of TV Shows & Mini-Series Can Identify 5/7 Or More Of These Shows From The 2000s

Thanks to OTT platforms, we do have some really good, world-class shows and mini-series, but frankly nothing worth watching on television. That is the reason why international TV shows, are so much more interesting in American and British television shows. Heck, the shows that have concluded years ago are still massively popular here, today. But how well do you really know your favourite TV shows? What about the classics.  We bet only a handful of people can correctly identify 5 or more of these Emmy-winning shows from the early 2000s.












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LEGO Helped Me Find My Creative Side As A Kid & Its Official Launch In India Has Us Excited

The 90s were a hugely awesome time for us kids. It was the time when we forayed into the world of cable TV, our movies started seeing a dramatic churn (for the better, of course), and globalization had slowly but surely begun its foray into our mindset. It was also a time when most Indians would have that one Indian-American relative who would grace us with their presence every year, with ‘imported’ goodies in tow. Needless to say, it was also the time when we, the ‘Mowgli’ watching generation was introduced to the colourful world of LEGO. No wonder every time I hear the word "LEGO" I get nostalgic. The colourful and bright LEGO bricks that were the building foundation of our childhood have officially announced their foray into the Indian market & we couldn’t be more excited. Back in the day, owning a LEGO set was a matter of pride (of course, it still is). Playdates with our friends and cousins turned out to be the perfect event to flaunt our awesome, cool & fun LEGO Bricks.  From building LEGO sets together to being chased around the house when someone inadvertently stepped on a LEGO piece in the living room, LEGO would give us reasons to appreciate that distant American relative a bit more! LEGO We have fought over LEGO with our siblings, lost pieces from our sets and cherished our builds - often transformed into a world of creativity and infinite possibilities whenever we’ve played with them! No matter how old we get, every time we spot a few LEGO bricks simply lying on the floor, our first instinct is to build something out of it. This creative stride is an attribute we often credit to our childhood. LEGO in India   Lego has an 88-year strong legacy that continues to grow and inspire children across the globe. Derived from the Danish word Leg Godt which means ‘Play Well’, Lego has lived up to his reputation for more than a solid 8 decades. It thrives on the philosophy that only the best is good enough.  LEGO Well, the best is now in India. For Gen Z Kids, this is pure gold. LEGO is bringing its philosophy of developing important 21st Century - emotional, cognitive, creative, and social skills among kids with their renowned LEGO System-in-play. From building little airplanes to building a bridge, the creative dreams and possibilities with LEGO are endless! It’s a gift that keeps on giving. The Little Red Brick
In an attempt to shape future builders, leaders and change-makers, LEGO has also launched a new campaign ‘The Little Red Brick’ to explore the infinite potential of children. The campaign talks of the infinite potential of kids and how they’re capable of using their creativity and imagination to build a better tomorrow.
After all, Gen Z is destined for amazing things. LEGO is helping them start young with their metaphorical red brick of infinite possibilities. This Children’s Day, let’s go back to our favourite canvas and build a new world of creativity. This festive season, give your little ones the perfect gift to unleash their creativity with LEGO! Well, while you’re at it, check out some cool sets for yourself too! After all, you’re never too old to LEGO!
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No Plans This Diwali? Here's How To Plan A Game Night For One

“Diwali ke kya plans hai bro?” If we are being honest, not all of us have a happening answer to this exhaustive question. While others may have forgotten, we haven’t - we are still being mindful of the current situation and following protocol by social distancing et al. More than ever, this year’s Diwali needs to be an intimate affair. Lavish parties can wait, get-togethers or dinners with friends and family can wait but the fun need not. That’s exactly why we’ve come up with the perfect Diwali plan – a game night for one.  Now, don’t get us wrong. This game night for one isn’t restricted to just one person. While in the comfort of our homes, the virtual gates of this game night are open for all! And what better game than online poker? To set up your Diwali poker night for one, all you need is a smartphone and India’s favourite and most trusted poker site, PokerStars. Remember, this ‘game night for one’ is all about comfort and fun so find your favourite spot on the couch, get into those pajamas and let the party begin! Feel free to lay out those Diwali treats and sweets to feel more festive, maybe even dress up with a hoodie and sunglasses like you’re on a real poker table. But as soon as you’re ready, join the real celebration along with many others in the virtual game rooms of PokerStars. Instagram/PokerStars India PokerStars lets you challenge and play with people from different parts of India. What’s more, this Diwali, you’d be surprised to see just how many people like you will also be looking to play the game of skills and thrills. Besides, Diwali and playing poker are a match made in heaven. And you never know, you might just land up making new friends. With a click of a button and easy registration, you can kick off your poker night with free-to-play Rs. 10,000 ‘I’m In’ Diwali freerolls which are available every day during the month of November. Also spend some time exploring the platform, setting up and customizing your settings, and before you know it, you’ll have already got a hang of the interface and software. Oh, in case you are new to poker like us, you can even hit up the ‘How to Play’ section or even join the PokerStars School to learn the game of skill. And once you’ve grasped the basics, you can try your hand at low-stakes Cash Games or the fast and thrilling Sit & Go tournaments fondly known as Spin N Go’s. Instagram/PokerStars India We haven’t gotten to the best part yet. From November 22 to 29, PokerStars will officially kickstart their Diwali Rush 2020 tournament series. So, even after Diwali is over, what better way to continue celebrating the festivities than by playing for a share of a Rs 2.74 Crore guaranteed prize pool across 55 thrilling events. Diwali Rush 2020 is projected to be one of the biggest and safest virtual poker parties of the year. Thanks to the massive giveaways, there’s something for everyone this Diwali on PokerStars. 15 free seats to the Rs. 30Lac Super Highroller, 50 free shots at a share of Rs. 50 Lac Main Event and Rs. 60,000 worth of Diwali Rush tickets can be won via Daily Freerolls. Pretty ‘dhamakedaar’ if you ask us. PokerStars India Remember, you don’t need to be a poker champion to get started. This Diwali, you can get a taste of real-money poker for absolutely free. No matter your skill level, PokerStars promises a fun and thrilling experience that you won’t forget.
So, the next time someone asks you about your Diwali plans, ask them if they’ll join yours instead. Diwali with PokerStars - we’re in, are you?
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5 Shah Rukh Khan Movies To Look Out For In 2021 That Promise Pure Entertainment

Shah Rukh Khan fans can rejoice now as he is all set to return on the silver screen after a hiatus of nearly three years, as he was last seen in Anand L Rai’s 2018 film Zero alongside Anushka Sharma. 
The film didn’t do well at the box office and the actor hasn’t starred in any other film since its release.  © Red Chillies Entertainment However, the 55-year-old actor is finally getting back to work again. As per reports, he will begin shooting for Yash Raj Films’ upcoming Pathan, from November-end this year. 
Initially, SRK was expected to collaborate with director Rajkumar Hirani but due to a delay in the script, Khan is set to work on YRF’s Pathan first.  © Instagram The film will also feature Deepika Padukone and John Abraham among others in pivotal roles. 
Here we have curated a list of five upcoming films of Shah Rukh Khan that his fans can look forward to watching in the year 2021: 1. Pathan  © Twitter The actor, who recently turned 55, is now gearing up to resume shooting for his upcoming action movie, Pathan, directed by Siddharth Anand, who's known for his movie War. 
According to a report in Filmfare, the actor will resume shooting for this film by the end of November (post his return from Dubai). It also features Deepika Padukone and John Abraham.  The report quoted a source saying, “It is a battle royale between SRK and John, with Deepika playing an important thread, taking the narrative forward.”  The film is expected to release on Diwali next year. 2. Brahmastra © KKRiders Twitter Ayan Mukerji’s ambitious sci-fi movie Brahmastra that features Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, Nagarjuna and Mouni Roy, will also feature Shah Rukh Khan in a small yet significant role. 
According to a report in HT, Shah Rukh will play a scientist in the much-awaited film. 3. Sanki After Pathan, Shah Rukh and Deepika Padukone will be seen together in Tamil director Atlee’s film titled Sanki. Atlee is known for making high-grossing Tamil movies like Bigil and Mersal. As per TOI, Shah Rukh Khan will play a double role – one where he’s a special forces officer and the other, where he plays a gangster.  Fans can expect an official announcement by the end of this year. 4. Untitled movie with Rajkumar Hirani The 55-year-old actor will soon be collaborating with Rajkumar Hirani, who is known for giving us Bollywood hits like PK, Sanju, Munna Bhai MBBS and more.  A report in TOI quoted a source saying that the storyline will move from Punjab to Canada, “This guy is jovial, he’ll make you laugh and get emotional. Shah Rukh is growing his hair for the part.”  The film was supposed to go on floors this year but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  5. Rocketry: The Nambi Effect © Twitter Shah Rukh Khan will be making another cameo in R Madhavan’s directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, which is a biographical drama based on the life of scientist and ISRO aerospace engineer, Nambi Narayanan. 
A report in Hindustan Times quoted a source saying that SRK will play the role of a journalist who will interview the scientist and also give a glimpse into the scientist’s life through his interviews and flashbacks.
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