Blog by Creative Adda

SACHIN SHRIVASTAVA: “I DID NOT CHOOSE THEATRE INSTEAD THEATRE CHOSE ME”

I did not plan to go into the field of theatre. I would say I did not choose the theatre instead theatre chose me. I remember my first stage performance, it just happened. In my 10th standard, the teacher asked to do a play. Being a bright student, I was in a group of four of below-average students who know nothing and used to fight all the time. I made the story...

BACKSTAGE: THE INSIGHT, WE AS AUDIENCE ARE DEPRIVED OF!

The heading may not be self explanatory but to light the burners termed as curiosity I would mention that this article will review the memoir of one of the best economists INDIA has ever had Montek Singh Alhuwalia, BACKSTAGE. Well, if you’re listening to the name for the first time I will probably blame your quintessential millennial intellect that cares the least about the state of affairs in their own country, cascading the whole attention onto westren cultures...

This Will Be The New Normal Weekend

As we are under the unlocking stage of this pandemic, everything is getting back to normal, but this is the new normal that we are witnessing.From routine work to having fun, everything is on but in a different way. When the situation is going to return to the pre-corona state is uncertain, so one must adopt this modus operandi.Weekends are also not spared when it comes to repercussions of this pandemic. But relax, we have got your back...

SAROJ KHAN: THE DANCING QUEEN

Saroj Khan was one of leading Indian dance choreographers, born as Nirmala Nagpal on November 22, 1948. Born in the State of Bombay (now Maharashtra) in India. She has choreographed over 2000 songs for over 40 years, and is known as “The Mother of Dance in India...

THE DECLINE IN TV AND RADIO

“Television gives everyone an image, but radio gives birth to a million images in a million brains,” wrote the American author Margaret ‘Peggy’ Noonan. Today in an era that priorities customized content, her lines provide the perfect summation of the immense flexibility and the continued relevance of the medium...

ALTERNATIVES OF CHINESE APPLICATIONS

After the June 15 border clash in Ladakh, the feeling of anti-China has trembled with many appeals for a ban on Chinese firms exporting products worth almost $60 billion to India. In a strong reaction to development on Tuesday, China says, India was “gravely involved” by the move to ban 59 Chinese-origin mobile applications, “abusses national security exceptions,” and could violate WTO rules...

CHINESE APPS BOON OR BANE?

Prominent apps that have been blocked amid rising tensions between India and China following clashes at the border two weeks ago. The government said the applications are engaged in activities “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, defense of India, security of state and public order.” It is quite understandable why...

THE MORE YOU PULL ME, THE FARTHER I WILL GO: MX. DHANANJAY CHAUHAN

“Trans-Gender”, whenever we come across this word, we are surrounded by a lot of doubts and myths about them. To be born in a society where Trans people are considered stain and taboo makes life more strenuous. So, in this Pride Month, we to clear those doubts and to present the scenario of this community in our society had a live conversation with Mx. Dhananjay Chauhan...

Must Watch Underrated Bollywood Movies

Storylines in and between the sequences of dance and music that reveal India’s beliefs and aspirations. These are not a true representation but a society’s fantasies. Even though the values of the Indian society have changed, but in Bollywood films, the importance of the family and the community is still retained in almost every movie...

LGBTQ - Some Terminologies We Need To Know

It is the belief that all people are entitled to the concept of human rights. All human beings are therefore dignified and all citizens should be treated fairly. Anything which undermines that dignity is a violation because it violates the equality principle and paves the way for discrimination. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex ( LGBTI) human rights are gradually being violated

A PAGE WHICH STARTED IT’S JOURNEY WITH RENTAL HOUSE – DIL KI BAAT

In this 21st era, youth is filled with a lot of talent but they don’t find the appropriate platform to express their talents. Keeping in mind this thought, Harsh Mahadeshwar and Nikhil Mahadeshwar created a platform on FACEBOOK and named it as “DIL KI BAAT” (DKB) where people can show their talent without any hesitation.

कोरोना की बीमारी पर फेविपिराविर पढ़ेगी भारी

कोरोना जितनी तेजी से भारत समेत पूरे विश्व में अपने पैर पसार रहा है, मानो वह मानव जीवन के अंत का संकेत दे रहा हो। मगर शुक्रवार को मुंबई की कंपनी ने कोविड-19 से मामूली रूप से पीड़ित मरीजों के इलाज के लिए एंटीवायरल दवा फेविपिराविर को फैबिफ्लू ब्रांड नाम से पेश किया है। भारत को एक बार फिर विश्व में गौरवशाली बना दिया

Siya-Kakkar

Siya Kakkar gave up, But Will YOU also do the same?​​

A 16 year old girl was living her casual life with her family, in New Delhi, until she suffered from DEPRESSION and committed suicide. WHY?
Why is this all happening these days? Why is youth so much obsessed with ending...

Can a restaurant be a place to visit after the lockdown?

The year 2020 hasn’t turned out the way people expected. In fact, it was accompanied by the most unforeseen times ever with the world grappling with the novel Coronavirus. The plans which were made was to be shifted...

MOST PRODUCTIVE TIME: EARLY BIRDS VS NIGHT OWLS ​

Human beings are running an inner 24-hour’ clock,’ which is why everyone sleeps, wakes and every day experiences alertness peaks and valleys. The times may differ, but the cycle is universal. The “night owls” do their best late in the night, and the “early birds” do the best in early hours...

What Gen 'Z' Can Learn From Millenials?

A generation that wakes up with phone and sleeps with the phone, for them their world is in social media. Earlier, the use of social media was very rare and because of that our communication with the people in our surrounding was healthy. This generation must know how to greet people in our surrounding and even with family members...

SHWETA PADDA: JOURNEY FROM MODELLING TO FILM INDUSTRY

Shweta Padda is an actress from Bhilai, Chattisgarh, India, also producer, and creative producer. She is known for the Mughal-e-Azam and Umraojaan play of the internationally renowned Indian Musical Theater. With big dreams, she moved to Mumbai. She began her career by featuring in some Web and YouTube videos...

Nepotism Is Not A New Concept

Nepotism refers to undue favouritism displayed by those in government, co-workers or eligible candidates to relatives or private associates. Due to close relations, not because of their skills, the unequal privileges are granted. This comes from an Italian word, nepotism that comes from a Latin word “Nepos” meaning nephew...

5 BOOKS YOU MUST READ IN THIS LOCKDOWN

Taking into consideration the current scenario, university shuts down and students have plenty of time to hand – this could only be their opportunity to own the sky or even create new ones, by diversifying their skills and knowledge...

Dilip Pandey : "I Was Not a Topper But I Never Settled For Just Bookish Knowledge"

An Author and Music Enthusiast who became MLA and Chief Whip in Delhi, Dilip Pandey is brought up in a small town of Uttar Pradesh, ZAMANIA. He was very talented and always tried to learn something unique. He was not a topper but he never settled for just bookish knowledge, he always tried to find things...

Gulabo Sitabo: A light Satire on Greed and Eagerness to Lead a Better Life.

Gulabo Sitabo is a light satire on greed and eagerness to lead a better life. The landlord-tenant quarrels resemble a type of local folk art called Gulabo and Sitabo. Those are the names of glove puppets portraying a pair of squabbling sisters seen on Lucknow streets...

The Charles Darwin Theory of Media Platforms

“Change is the only unchanging law of life”
Brown parents find it fun, sharing anecdotes of ‘their’ times with their heirs. It’s established in the minds of millennials since late childhood, how unlucky their parents were with the choices of recreation...

Shishir Sharma: “Pursue Your Passion Nothing Is More Satisfying”

He is serious yet entertaining , Shishir Sharma is the personality who has worked on almost all platforms whether it is theatre, small or big screen or even web series and is loved for all his roles whether it be an Indian Officer in “URI” or a Pakistani Officer in “RAAZI”.

“Only you can Direct your Life”: Deepesh Sumitra

Coming from a small town Sonipat in Haryana it was not drop in a bucket to reach Mumbai. It all started with doing theatre and writing lyrics. There was some initial success but he got appreciation throughout, with his work behind the camera...

TOP 5 INDIAN WEB SERIES THAT YOU CANNOT AFFORD TO MISS!

Web series are being loved now-a-days as the creators are trying their best to make something extraordinary which one would have never thought of. Every show depicts unique stories. Every individual can watch the series according to their own preferred genre.Web series were the center of attraction among youth...

Javed Akhtar is the only Indian who bagged Richard Dawkins Award

Lyricist Javed Akhtar has become the first Indian to be named the recipient of the Richard Dawkin Award, named after the renowned evolutionary biologist. Javed Akhtar is being honoured for his critical thinking,holding religious dogma up to scrutiny and advancing human process as well humanist values.,..

Raghubir Yadav : 2 Rupay 50 Paise Milte the Pehle

My journey was amazing. All the emotions and experiences are my true earnings. I am glad that I neither  belong to any privileged family nor I was born with silver spoon and that helped me to learn a lot. I belong to a very small place where I used to drive a bullock cart...

HARSH CHHAYA: Zindadgi Jee Bhar ke Jiyo

We are talking about this pocket phone book that every wannabe actor used to carry in their mid 80s. Here is Harsh Chhaya with us sharing his journey from back camera to onscreen.Harsh Chhaya one of the most talented actor from Indian Television and film industry...

CHINTU KA BIRTHDAY: A single day,10 ARTISTS,Shot in a SINGLE ROOM, STILL a first rated DRAMA

The craft of the scenes is done so well, that one in reality time-travels while watching this film. The Nokia mobile sets, oven arouses nostalgia in viewers. I have no reservation to exclaim that they have written their debut feature film so well that it deserves...

DUNIYA : A LOCKDOWN FILM BY INAAMULHAQ

“WHAT WENT WRONG?” is the question raised by the Indian film, theatre and television actor Inaamulhaq, in his short film titled “DUNIYA”. This short film basically puts a light on the ongoing global pandemic...

Vikram Kochhar : A Phenomenal yet fun loving personality

Whether we talk about Theatre, Plays, Advertisements, TV Shows, Series or Films, he has his foot everywhere and undoubtedly he performs each and every role worth praising Vikram Kochhar...

Is Money Heist worth watching in 2020?

The series has become very popular and is trending on NETFLIX in India because of its excellent story line and incredible performances of the actors, these are some of the reasons that contributed to its success...

Rakatanchal: A Gripping Crime Thriller!

Whether it is Sacred Games, Mirzapur or the latest addition PaatalLok; the crime genre seems to attract more eye balls, if done properly. MX Player’s latest web series ‘RAKTANCHAL’ also takes the similar route...

BRIJENDRA KALA: The Supporting Pillar in each film he acts

Actor Brijendra Kala has the KALA in both his appellation and his function. As wisely stated, “coming events cast their shadows before”, The shadow of this great actor initiated its casting in his mid-school...

मथुरा की गोद से मुंबई की लहरों तक बृजेंद्र जी का ऐसा था सफर!

मथुरा से मुंबई तक का फासला तय करने वाले कलाकार बृजेंद्र काला की कहानी काफी अलग है। जब दुनिया नेपोटिसिम में गोते लगा रही थी तब एक कलाकार थिएटर की नगरी से सिनेमा में अपनी पहचान ढूंढ रहा था...

Subrat Dutta: The Actor Omnipresent

From Silver screen to Plays, TV series to Movies, Web series to Commercials, Small budgets to Big ones, Bengali to Marathi, Berhampore to Delhi, then London and Mumbai at present, ACTOR OMNIPRESENT...

Polka Dots

Fashion Trends: 2020

First thing you need to understand is that Trends have a short life, they come and go. So, you can't pin-point the best because it would be out of fashion next moment... Things which look good today, won't look same in the next season...

Faisal Malik: From Behind the lens to in Front of it

This probably suffices the love Faisal Malik has for cinema. Having done his schooling from Allahabad graduating from Lucknow and moving to Mumbai to finally pursuing a Career in the film Industry...

Asif Khan : Journey from serving Food to serving Entertainment

Aasif Khan, the name which is here to stay. The man has proved that he has got nerves of steel, from serving people food to serve entertainment to people...

Manto

मंटो तो आज भी है

आदमी कितना बुरा हो सकता है, कितना बुरा सोच सकता है, कितना बुरा कर सकता है! ये जानना तब बड़ा आसान हो जाता है जब हम लाइसेंस, जैसी कहानी पढ़ लेते हैं, ठंडा गोश्त पढ़ लेते हैं, वो सारे अफ़साने पढ़ लेते हैं जिन्हें एक समय में ...

Chandan Roy: हौंसलो की उड़ान हमेशा दमदार होती है

चंदन रॉय ने बचपन में ही एक्टर बनने की ठान ली थी। पहले चंदन के गांव में जब बिजली नहीं होती थी तो वह अपने दोस्तों के साथ चंदा इकट्ठा करके शहर से बैटरी लाते थे और फिल्में देखा करते थे...

ALOK PANDEY

ALOK PANDEY is all set to make it BIG!

From having worked with some renowned names like Anurag Kashyap, Farhan Akhtar, Rajkumar Hirani, Suraj Barjatiya, Neeraj Pandey and Nikhil Advani, the actor is all set to take all of us by storm..

INAAMULHAQ: A Man Receiving“INAAMs” Working with The “HAQs” of Indian Cinema.

Acting is not just a profession, passion or recognition for this 40 year old actor but a part of his life, rather a whole life for this performer, winning accolades for every single appearance he does on the screen...

Sawalon Ka Silsila with Shweta Singh​

Shweta Singh is a storyteller, a script writer and a spoken word artist. Her latest works includes OFFICE KA PYAAR with Alright! So here is a brief of the conversation.

A Cafe where Art is Born

A Cafe where Art is Born​

Artists jamming, Friends hanging out. You could hear the chortles of people having a good time around. That's a regular evening at the Chaa-Shaa café. Situated at a place ....