For many years, Nithu RS fulfilled the responsibilities of a son and brother in keeping with the gender assigned at birth. While Nithu identified as a transwoman as early as middle-school did not come out to the family then. “When I came to Bengaluru in 2007, I saw many people, especially transpersons, begging. I was convinced that if I did my duty towards my family, completed my education and showed my talent, they would accept me. Then gender wouldn’t matter,” recalled Nithu, the crown winner of the 3rd Edition of Miss Trans Queen India 2019, which concluded in the national capital Friday. After pursued BBA and animation diploma, Nithu eventually became a tattoo artist. “Since I loved sketching and art, I became a tattoo artist and soon started getting recognised. I did well financially and opened a beauty parlour for my sister. In 2012, my family shifted to Bengaluru. But I still took time to come out to them. Meanwhile, I opened a restaurant for my mother. … [Read more...] about A ‘dream come true’ for the transwoman winner; recognition for the entire trans community
As is his wont, Shubhankar Sharma “internalises” (introspects) after each round—irrespective of the outcome—and the process culminates with making mental notes on the tournament just ended. After the T7 at the Turkish Airlines Open last week and on the eve of the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa, the 23-year-old is clear of the objectives. Another top-10 at the Gary Player Country Club will get him into the DP World Tour Championship, the European Tour’s season-ender, but Sharma is unwilling to look beyond this week.Appreciative of where he stands, courtesy the season’s late revival with the top-10 at the Italian Open in October, Sharma’s endeavour will be to put together four solid rounds and let the result take care of itself. Consistency was an issue in Antalya last week as the two rounds of 71 negated the bogey-free 64s. Ranked 61st on the Race to Dubai (order of merit), another top-10 will … [Read more...] about Shubhankar Sharma looks to rise in Sun City, shine in Dubai
Next Sukanya Verma in Mumbai The brothers are always dressed in white. But that's not the only constant characteristic attributed to Bollywood's best-known director duo, Abbas Mustan. Known for their slick visuals accompanied by an ever-ready stock of wild plot devices, the pair behind hits like Khiladi, Baazigar and Aitraaz has essentially figured out the recipe for success. With the much-hyped action thriller, Race 2 ready to hit the screens this Friday, here's looking at 10 of Abbas-Mustan's trademark traits in filmmaking. 1. Kahani mein twist Image: Katrina Kaif and Saif Ali Khan in Race Tags: Abbas Mustan , Khiladi , Baazigar , Aitraaz , Race Next Prev Next Whether it is Shah Rukh Khan's Baazigar, Akshaye Khanna's Humraaz or Akshay Kumar's Ajnabee, Abbas-Mustan loves to cast Bollywood's nicest guys in nasty avatars with great success.And it's not just the men but even the likes of Priyanka Chopra in … [Read more...] about How To Spot An Abbas-Mustan Movie!