Profiles

Meditate. Repeat.

Meditate. Repeat.

Mallika Chopra (MC)—mom, entrepreneur, speaker and author of Living with Intent: my Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace and Joy—talks to Geetika Pathania Jain (GPJ) about life-work balance and the influence of her famous last name. GPJ: Which Indian woman do you...
Cricket and Bollywood Themed Cruise

Cricket and Bollywood Themed Cruise

At a glittering ceremony in Mumbai, India’s legendary cricket star Sachin Tendulkar launched the first ever luxury Monarch Cruise featuring the best of Cricket and Bollywood. Apart from Sachin Tendulkar, Monarch named Aussie cricket greats Shane Warne and Brett Lee as...
Nikki Haley Primed to be the Next Vice President

Nikki Haley Primed to be the Next Vice President

The choice of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to give the GOP address after President Obama’s final State of the Union speech has had the media wondering if Gov. Haley could be the ideal vice presidential candidate for the Republican Party. South Carolina Gov....
The Dark Reality of Madhur Bhandarkar

The Dark Reality of Madhur Bhandarkar

Though calendars have been replaced by mobile phone apps today, the demand for calendar girls has shot up, says critically acclaimed director-writer-producer Madhur Bhandarkar. He says this on the basis of research he undertook for his soon to release Calendar Girls....
One Million Smiles Served

One Million Smiles Served

A man says to a young boy, “What do you see in the mirror?” The boy’s eyes fill with tears and he says he does not look at himself. Ever. Another child listens unprotestingly as her mother states, “She doesn’t go to school anymore because it scares the other...
Kal Penn Loves India Currents

Kal Penn Loves India Currents

Remember Harold and Kumar? That’s the first thought that pops up in my mind when I think of Kal Penn.  Standing next to him as we waited to enter the CAAMFest in San Francisco, I struck up a conversation. Kal, it turns out, remembers India Currents fondly for the many...