Aishvarya Singh

  • September 20, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    The trailer for the highly anticipated Captain Marvel released recently, and it was wonderful. The painstakingly short trailer gives us glimpses of Carol Danvers in action. We see Brie Larson kicking ass, punching an old lady, and just generally being a badass. Fans were ecstatic to finally see this illustrious character on their screens.   Captain

  • March 27, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    Lindsay Cummings and Victoria Scott are both successful authors with a thriving fan base. Scott is well-known for her popular Dante Walker Trilogy. Her latest book, “Violet Grenade,” was a refreshing change from the usual tropes Young Adult writers rely on — it’s a psychological thriller that focuses on a runaway named Domino, who has

  • March 23, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    Anger from a woman has always been seen and caricatured as a destructive force that spawns nothing but ugliness and uncivilised behaviour. A woman’s rage, however justified it may be, has no place in this so-called ‘civilised’ society. An angry woman has always been thought of as too loud, too angry or too proud to

  • February 25, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    Bollywood’s beloved Sridevi passed away on Saturday night at age 54 in Dubai. This was confirmed by her brother-in-law, Sanjay Kapoor. Sanjay told Indian Express:  Yes, it is true that Sridevi passed away. I just landed here, I was in Dubai and now I am flying back to Dubai. It happened roughly around 11:00-11:30. I

  • February 10, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    Logan Paul had been relatively silent following the debacle surrounding the extremely distasteful video he posted just last year of Japan’s Suicide Forest, in which he proceeded to film the body of a suicide victim. After stumbling upon the body, Paul continued to film everything, including his very inappropriate reactions. It was undoubtedly an extremely

  • February 9, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    Pad Man is a Bollywood film about a man who worked, despite society’s disdain, on creating inexpensive feminine hygiene products for rural India. The film attempts to normalize the idea of menstruation in a society that still cringes at the mention of periods and menstrual blood. It highlights the true importance and biological nature of

  • January 20, 2018By Aishvarya Singh

    In 1303, Sultan Alauddin Khalji, a Turkish Muslim, and his army set off to Chittorgarh to defeat the Rajput Hindu ruler, King Ratan Singh. In The Wonder that was India, vol II, S.A.A. Rizvi chronicled the fight. After a valiant and trying battle, the Rajputs were defeated and King Ratan Singh submitted to the Sultan.

  • December 22, 2017By Aishvarya Singh

    Poetry is spellbinding, and humanity has revered it for as long as we can remember. From the ancient times to now, poetry is the thread that wove itself through every generation. It is the food of love, the greatest expression and the carrier of epic tales and scripture. And the most exciting part of poetry?

  • December 1, 2017By Aishvarya Singh

    Many people started reading as a child, and that sparked a lifelong love for literature. But, for those who didn’t get that early start, embarking on a reading journey may be difficult. Many people say that they would like to read but never actually get around to it. If you are not an avid reader,

  • November 16, 2017By Aishvarya Singh

    (SPOILER ALERT) Harry Potter fans will be excited to note that the release date for the second Fantastic Beasts film has finally been announced. The film will be released on Nov. 16, 2018, exactly a year from now, and will be titled Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. David Yates is set to return as the

  • October 27, 2017By Aishvarya Singh

    The South African music scene has always been a formidable one, and many of our artists have been touring the world and garnering international acclaim. Across the country, musicians are creating an entirely unique sound, and they have been incredibly successful in carving out a new vibe for South African music. The music is distinctly

  • October 16, 2017By Aishvarya Singh

    The month of Halloween is upon us. Horror films, warm drinks, sweaters, and most importantly, spooky reads. Nothing goes better with a pumpkin-spiced latte than a book filled with mystery, thrills, and scares. Assembled here is a list of books that you should definitely try out, if you’ve got the guts, that is… via GIPHY