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Hilarious Break-Up Letter!

Hilarious Break-Up Letter!

So, I came across this image on Instagram – it’s a break up letter or rather a little girl’s (possibly 9/10 years old) ‘Brake Up’ note to her boyfriend (ex bf) Shawn. Check it out – It’s adorable and hilarious! Do you think this offers a serious dose of real talk? You blew it Shawn #relationships … Continue reading

Exams Are Here !

Exams Are Here !

Hey guys!! Just wanted to let you all know that I am in the midst of my exams – yes, it’s the exam month & I am quite surprised at how fast the year just flew by. I will surely miss college. My exams started on the 12th May and will end on the 22nd … Continue reading

Acting, Presenting And Dance!

Acting, Presenting And Dance!

Lately, I have been getting a lot of “curious interrogations” in the form of cute emails where my lovely readers keep asking me that apart from blogging, what I actually do and who I am .. Well, it’s really sweet and for all you curious minds, you can visit my profile page here where I … Continue reading

What Is Love?

What Is Love?

This was something I wrote 2 years back but I just felt like sharing it with you today. Perhaps the time is apt, the weather is romantic and it just feels great to immerse oneself in a topic as lovely as love. Hope you like it. Before I start – tell me people.. According to … Continue reading

Rape – The Archaic Perception!

Rape – The Archaic Perception!

Nine months after the gangrape and brutal murder of 23 year old Nirbhaya,a Special Court sentenced capital punishment to the four convicts. Nirbhaya’s mother expressed satisfaction over the verdict. “Halak mein saans atki thi, jo ab bahar nikli hai. Mein dhanywaad karti hu desh ke logon ka aur media ka’ (We were waiting with bated … Continue reading

As Beautiful As Your Work

As Beautiful As Your Work

As Beautiful As Your Work Some are good with numbers – they are arithmetic wizards. Some are great with shapes and forms – they make remarkable illustrators. Me? I am good with people. I love to act, write and study people. Born in Kolkata and raised in Singapore, I am currently in Mumbai trying to … Continue reading

Like Us On Facebook

Like Us On Facebook

Hey Guys, Spotlight completes exactly 6 months today! And I’m touched and thrilled by the response – 72,796 views in just 6 months !! I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart. I’m sure most of you know it by now that Spotlight is now officially Spotlightxoxo.com ! We have already started our … Continue reading

In My Story, Every Word Is Yours ..

In My Story, Every Word Is Yours ..

Last night while I was clearing my old books, I chanced upon a few forlorn diaries that belonged to a much younger me.  It was a strange feeling to revisit myself once again through these worn-out pages. I  guess writing diaries was fascinating because to me, confiding in people did not quite allow me to really share it all. A few … Continue reading

Hello Quarter-Life Crisis!

Hello Quarter-Life Crisis!

“Time is running out! If you do not get married NOW, you’ll be left alone with black cats, childless with no sex partner and eventually die an old maid in an isolated house”. The nominal trepidations that have peeved my poor ears lately! As a kid, I think most of us fantasized about what we’d … Continue reading

“Yaaram” Makes You Wanna Fall In Love

“Yaaram” Makes You Wanna Fall In Love

The five minutes spent glaring in front of an open closet figuring out what to wear on a date. A few seconds of silly vanity. Stolen gazes that make you chuckle. Checking his Facebook. The precious late night phone-calls. The silently holding hands. Wishing time would just pause. The beginning of a story. Thrill of … Continue reading

Yuvraj Singh – The Fighter !

Yuvraj Singh – The Fighter !

By Debaleena Paul Born in December 1981 to a former fast bowler and Punjab movie star, Yograj Singh, and Shabnam Singh, the Sikh Jat Yuvraj started his international cricket tenure in 2000, as a middle-order left-hand batsman and a slow left-arm orthodox bowler. With a one-day international (ODI) strike rate slightly below 90 and a … Continue reading

When Walking Has A New Meaning ..

When Walking Has A New Meaning ..

Hope all of you are having a fantastic Saturday Morning! Today, I wish to share with you a cause, which I am proud to be a part of and I wish for all you to know about it as well. Well, millions of people in the world are suffering from blood cancer diseases. Leukemia, lymphoma … Continue reading

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

The Curious Case Of Anushka Sharma

I remember reading an article from Bombay Times last December where writer Salim Khan commented: “Success has destroyed more people than failure”. Are there truly some side-effects of fame, stardom and success? (Anushka Sharma before RNBDJ) It’s no small achievement to share screen space with an actor of the calibre of SRK in your very … Continue reading

Revisiting The Charm Of DDLJ !

Revisiting The Charm Of DDLJ !

Stuck in the same compartment of a train to Europe, Raj tells Simran, “Yeh jo aapki aankhein hain, mujhey kisi ki yaad dilati hain.” Simran sternly asks, “Acha? kiski” ? Raj says, “Meri daadi ki”. And we wonder how can these two people of completely different personalities fall in love? Back in London when Simran invites … Continue reading

Women And The “Weight” Problem !

Women And The “Weight” Problem !

Women and Weight – A Perpetual Battle! Women have this never-ending and constant desire to achieve the “perfect” weight. Weight, for women, is almost like a measure of their worth! This is why we are extremely sensitive when it comes to our weight, for the same reason, we pay more attention to our appearances in general. … Continue reading

Can Love Be Found In Just A Ring ?

Can Love Be Found In Just A Ring ?

   I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella Over the last weekend, I began reading Sophie Kinsella’s “I’ve Got Your Number” and Sophie is definitely now, on my must-read list for romantic comedy! The book was unpredictable, fast paced and truly engaging. It will really keep you up giggling to yourself with its witty insights … Continue reading

Why Are We Not Happy With Pay Hikes?

Why Are We Not Happy With Pay Hikes?

So you just had an amazing session of appraisal with your boss and you have been promised a significant raise in the month to come. You are thrilled for the first couple of months but after a while, you are back into the same rut. You re-evaluate your status and soon start comparing your salary to … Continue reading

When Was The Last Time You …

When Was The Last Time You …

In my ideal life, I am a travel host. I travel around the world and write stories about beautiful sceneries, scrumptious food, exciting places to visit, people, culture, fashion and technology. In my spare time I design concepts – ideas for people that are personal yet objective. I am an amateur actor. I love to dance, … Continue reading

Can’t live without Coffee !

Can’t live without Coffee !

Know someone who can’t live without their cup of coffee? You may wanna share these insights with them. Spotlight brings to you the pros & cons of having coffee – just for all you true coffee-lovers, coffee-detesters!   Pros: – Antioxidants: Coffee is loaded with this stuff which is great because antioxidants reduce the damage to cells and … Continue reading