Anjali Jha

Articles By Anjali Jha

Sitting is the new smoking, says model, actor and doctor Aditi Govitrikar

Model and actor Aditi Govitrikar, known for films like Paheli and 16 December, may not have made an appearance on the silver screen lately, but the versatile lady is sending the right message as a wellness expert.

Catching up with the showstopper couture cakes in India

Did you ever imagine the gigantically decked up cakes that you see on your Instagram feed or on celebrity weddings and birthdays are made with the help of carpenters and electricians?

World Mental Health Day 2019: Why we need to talk about postnatal depression

In the Indian community, while it's said that “a baby is not born to a couple but to the neighbourhood and the extended family”, we still see an increasing number of women in India succumbing to postpartum depression.

Ramleela 2019: The gender-bending men who bring mythology to life

Men of many acts: If we go back in our history, the trend of men playing female roles for acts like Ramleela has been a constant, spilling over into contemporary times.

Know your fabric: Why ‘freedom’ weave khadi is becoming a millennial pick

The cotton weave makes it breathable, though the cloth may also include silk or wool, which are all spun into yarn on a spinning wheel called a charkha, something that was famously used by Gandhi to weave his dhoti.

Take a look at Kareena Kapoor Khan’s style evolution over the years

On her 39th birthday and after spending 19 years in Bollywood we take a look at Kareena Kapoor Khan's style evolution over the years.

This Delhi cafe is bringing back love for reading with a free book for every meal

The Nerdy Cafe: This quaint, cosy place in Said ul Ajab, located right at the turn, is hard to miss. From the outside, you can see the ceiling-high bookshelf through its glass walls.

Know how Ranveer Singh transformed from 86-kilo Simmba to a lean Kapil Dev

Right from shaving his head for Bajirao Mastani (2015) to flaunting his scars as Alaudin Khilji in Padmaavat (2018), and now getting into the lean physique of Kapil Dev in 1983, Ranveer Singh has done everything to get into the skin of his character.

India is home, a part of me, says Ukrainian filmmaker Dar Gai with two Bollywood films in kitty

Ahead of the screening of Namdev Bhau at the Indian Film Festival Melbourne, we spoke to her about directing Namdev Gurav, who has been working as a driver for more than 45 years.

Breastfeeding mothers must follow a balanced diet to lose weight

Lactating women need to eat at regular intervals and space their meals well between baby's sleep cycles. Some communities believe in lactating women taking loads of ghee in order to enhance milk production.

Why some people are happy being their own best friend

Friendship Day 2019: A lot of people are living life on their own terms, without a best friend or BFF and it's pretty normal. So, if you're one those people, remember not to judge yourself as it's not a life crisis.

Namdev Gaurav, a Mumbai driver, is now walking the red carpet with the stars

After driving in noisy Mumbai for over 45 years, actor Namdev Gaurav is chasing silence in his debut film 'Namdev Bhau: In Search of Silence', with the film taking him to festivals across the world.

Cheaper or even free: That is how much two bananas could have cost Rahul Bose

The cost of the humble bananas, presented as a "fruit platter", has left a certain section of the hotel industry stunned as well.

Designer Anavila Misra gives every day linen saris a festive look in her latest collection

The collection includes monochrome saris paired with crop tops, shirts with floral motifs and delicate embroideries — which she says is her first.

I enjoy eating high-end fancy food, but always come back to home-cooked food: Chef Kunal Kapoor

Winner of the prestigious Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship in the field of Food & Beverage by the Government of New Zealand, chef Kunal Kapoor talks about his love for home-cooked food and his idea of a perfect kitchen.

Popular food items that are sold as ‘healthy’ products but aren’t

Sweeteners and fats are some 'hidden ingredients' that can be found in products sold under the healthy category. Which is why it becomes extremely necessary to know and understand each product you come across is the ingredient list.

‘Be vocal and talk to everyone about what you are feeling’: Neha Dhupia’s advice to new moms

Recently, Neha Dhupia was in New Delhi to unveil the new Daniel Wellington Cricket Campaign collection. In a tete-a-tete with indianexpress.com, the actor opened up about motherhood, fashion and more.

Happy Mother’s Day 2019: Women talk about traditional recipes from their mother’s kitchen that they could never master

We all have that one family recipe, that has stood the test of time. Handed over to the younger generation by the elders, these recipes require a lot of precision and patience.

Hema Malini, who leads over RLD’s Kunwar Narendra Singh in Mathura, lives up to her image of Bollywood diva even in politics

This election season, as Mathura MP Malini sweated out in the heat and dust of campaigning, we took a closer look at her political engagements -- only to find that the actor does not follow the underlined sartorial codes that other politicians do.

Poll fashion: On campaign trail, Priyanka Gandhi’s style is effortless and elegant

This election season, we followed Priyanka Gandhi Vadra who has caught our attention with her signature style -- crisp saris paired with long-sleeved blouses while sporting a bob cut and minimal accessories.

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