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Paromita Vohra

Paromita Vohra

She is an award-winning Mumbai-based filmmaker, writer, and curator working with fiction and non-fiction. Email:paromita.vohra@mid-day.com

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Gaslight at the end of the tunnel

Gaslight at the end of the tunnel

To gaslight means psychologically manipulating someone into doubting their own validity and sanity... [Read More]

04 December,2022 07:13 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra
Phools from another Gulshan

Phools from another Gulshan

Tabassum anchored Indian television’s first talk show in 1972, featuring interviews with film personalities, interspersed with clips from their work... [Read More]

27 November,2022 08:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra
Enough said, enough done

Enough said, enough done

They treat it merely as fodder for their propaganda, showing neither human shock, nor sadness... [Read More]

20 November,2022 07:50 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra
Childhood dreams, middle-aged knees

Childhood dreams, middle-aged knees

Telugu and Dakkani cascading over each other in the markets, quickened my attention. Unknown places awaken all our senses and sensuously transform us... [Read More]

13 November,2022 08:03 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra
Tick Tick Tick Tick

Tick Tick Tick Tick

The blue tick, as those who have it will never admit, is a status symbol, the Twitter equivalent of who gets to be on Koffee with Karan. ... [Read More]

06 November,2022 07:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Paromita Vohra
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In Photos: PM Narendra Modi casts vote for Gujarat Assembly elections

In Photos: PM Narendra Modi casts vote for Gujarat Assembly elections

PM Narendra Modi cast his vote at a polling station in Ahmedabad during the second phase of the Gujarat assembly polls. Polling is underway since 8 am on Monday morning for the second phase of the state elections in 93 constituencies and will go on till 5 pm Pic/PTI... [Read More]

05 December,2022 11:35 AM IST
Indrani walks out jail, FIR against 9-yr-old for crashing cycle into old woman

Indrani walks out jail, FIR against 9-yr-old for crashing cycle into old woman

Here`s a weekly round-up of Mid-Day.com`s top Mumbai stories.... [Read More]

21 May,2022 11:00 AM IST
Hunter Schafer, Dominic Fike fuel romance rumours, Subhash Ghai on Khalnayak

Hunter Schafer, Dominic Fike fuel romance rumours, Subhash Ghai on Khalnayak

Hunter Schafer and Dominic Fike, whose characters are involved in a love triangle on `Euphoria`, were spotted holding hands again in West Hollywood. Subhash Ghai, who made his web debut with 36 Farmhouse, says sequel to the 1993 blockbuster came to a standstill due to the pandemic. Saqib Saleem starts shooting for `Crackdown 2` third schedule.... [Read More]

30 January,2022 09:35 PM IST
Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse: Fun facts about the Walt Disney toon who turns 94

Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse: Fun facts about the Walt Disney toon who turns 94

Everyone`s favourite showbiz mouse first appeared on screens on November 18, 1928. Here are some interesting facts about the Disney creation who commands a tremendous following in India too... [Read More]

17 November,2021 11:14 AM IST | Mumbai
Iconic moments of solidarity and team spirit from sporting history

Iconic moments of solidarity and team spirit from sporting history

The crowd grew silent after Danish midfielder Cristian Eriksen suddenly collapsed on the field during the match against Finland on June 12. He was later reported to be stable. Meanwhile, a picture of his teammates forming a protective wall around him as he was being treated stuck with people. It was among some of the most powerful episodes of solidarity in the world of sport. Here is a look back at a few more moving moments of sporting spirit -- from Kathrine Switzer who completed the Boston Marathon even after an official tried to stop her to American footballer Colin Kaepernick who took a knee during the national anthem before a 2016 match.  ... [Read More]

15 June,2021 02:15 PM IST | Mumbai
The $93.1 million 'In This Case' and other works by Jean-Michel Basquiat

The $93.1 million 'In This Case' and other works by Jean-Michel Basquiat

New York painter Jean-Michel Basquiat is among the most prized artists in the world. On May 12, his skull painting `In This Case` fetched $93.1 million in a Christie’s auction. Here`s a look at some other works by the Black artist. ... [Read More]

16 May,2021 01:21 PM IST
BMC clubs contaminated zones; 933 cases reported in Mumbai on Friday

BMC clubs contaminated zones; 933 cases reported in Mumbai on Friday

In its efforts to tackle the COVID-19 situation in the city better, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has increased the number of beds in hospitals and quarantine centres. The Mumbai civic body will take over Wankhede stadium to convert it into a quarantine facility for high-risk asymptomatic contacts and infected emergency staff. (Pictures/Satej Shinde, Shadab Khan, Pradeep Dhivar, Sameer Markande, Suresh KK, Sayyed Sameer Abedi, Ashish Raje - mid-day photographers)... [Read More]

16 May,2020 08:10 PM IST
Seven more test positive; Maharashtra toll rises to 193

Seven more test positive; Maharashtra toll rises to 193

As India tackles the Coronavirus outbreak with more than 900 positive cases, Maharashtra has been recorded to have 193 people suffering from the pandemic. Looking at the surge in the number of cases, the Maharashtra government has imposed a curfew on the state and sealed the borders. Here's a look at the cases seen in the state and the timeline of the surge in cases in the country. (All pictures/ PTI)... [Read More]

29 March,2020 11:00 AM IST
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Watch: 93 year Old Freedom Fighter Joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

Watch: 93 year Old Freedom Fighter Joins Bharat Jodo Yatra

 A 93 year old freedom fighter Joins Bharat Jodo Yatra. She participated in the Quit India Movement of 1942 & today participated in t Bharat Jodo Yatra near Balapur  Maharashtra. ... [Read More]

18 November,2022 01:37 PM IST | Mumbai
PM Modi’s Special Tribute To Lata Mangeshkar On Her 93rd Birth Anniversary

PM Modi’s Special Tribute To Lata Mangeshkar On Her 93rd Birth Anniversary

On the occasion of her 93rd birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a special tribute to the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. Lata Mangeshkar`s lifespan is depicted by 92 white lotus of marble in the chowk complex. He said, “The huge Veena of Maa Saraswati installed at Lata Mangeshkar Chowk in Ayodhya will become a symbol of musical harmony. “On this occasion, I, on behalf of my countrymen, pay my heartfelt tributes to Bharat Ratna Lata Ji. I have a lot of pleasant memories with her, her voice used to mesmerise me every time. She called me in happiness when Bhoomi Poojan of Ayodhya’s Ram Temple got completed,” he added.... [Read More]

28 September,2022 07:34 PM IST | Mumbai
Chitrangada Singh on Arpan Vohra designs

Chitrangada Singh on Arpan Vohra designs

Chitrangada Singh speaks about Arpan Vohra's designs for whom she walked the ramp at the Lakme Fashion Week... [Read More]

23 September,2010 12:00 PM IST
Teaser Dhoom 893 Comic YOMICS

Teaser Dhoom 893 Comic YOMICS

Teaser: 'Dhoom' 893 Comic - YOMICS. Video courtesy: Yash Raj Films... [Read More]

26 July,2012 04:41 PM IST
1993 Mumbai blasts Supreme Court verdict on Sanjay Dutt today

1993 Mumbai blasts Supreme Court verdict on Sanjay Dutt today

The Supreme Court will on Thursday give its verdict in the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case and decide if actor Sanjay Dutt, who was convicted in an arms case, will go to jail or be freed. Video courtesy: NDTV ... [Read More]

21 March,2013 09:36 AM IST
1993 Mumbai blasts case Supreme Court upholds death sentence of Yakub Memon

1993 Mumbai blasts case Supreme Court upholds death sentence of Yakub Memon

Court reduces death sentence of 10 others to life imprisonment. Video courtesy: NDTV... [Read More]

21 March,2013 12:20 PM IST
Sanjay Dutt gets 5 years in jail for 1993 Bombay blasts case

Sanjay Dutt gets 5 years in jail for 1993 Bombay blasts case

Actor Sanjay Dutt has been convicted by the Supreme Court today in the Arms Act case that he was booked under in connection with the 1993 Mumbai serial blasts. He has been given a 5 year sentence. He has served 18 months in jail already. Video courtesy: NDTV ... [Read More]

21 March,2013 12:29 PM IST
The black Friday of March 1993 that changed Mumbai forever

The black Friday of March 1993 that changed Mumbai forever

12 blasts on March 12 1993 killed over 250 people in the city remains the deadliest terror strike the country has even faced. Perhaps, a precursor of things to come, including the 26/11 attacks almost a decade and half later. Video courtesy: NDTV ... [Read More]

22 March,2013 11:49 AM IST
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