After Kiara Advani's Masturbation Scene In Lust Stories, The Sale Of Vibrators In India Have Inc

Veere Di Wedding and Lust stories have been empowering for reasons more than one. Keeping all the cinematic flaws aside, both the films made a sincere attempt in shattering taboos related to an Indian woman's sexual preferences and desires so much so that the sale of vibrators have shot up ever since Lust stories released. Just to jog your memory a little, in Karan Johar's part of the film, there is a scene where a married woman (played by Kiara Advani) who is unhappy with sex chooses to satisfy herself by opting for a vibrator. And now, according to a research conducted by ThatsPersonal.com, a sexual wellness brand found that their sales for sex toys especially vibrators have shot up since

With ‘Sacred Games,’ Bollywood Goes West

When asked what country makes the most movies, you’d probably think about the United States. After all, America is home to Hollywood, and churns out famous films year after year. However, the truth is that Hollywood is neither the largest nor the most popular place to produce movies. In fact, it’s not even second. India and Nigeria lead the world in films produced per year. Of those two, India’s “Bollywood” in Mumbai (previously known as Bombay, hence the B in Bollywood) is the most popular by far. They are so popular, in fact, that Bollywood films reach every corner of the planet. Even the West is no stranger to Bollywood, where movies enjoy cult status among groups of fans. Despite their w

Bollywood box office report: Sanju, Padmaavat turn the tide in first half of 2018

While the first half was encouraging, it is the second half with upcoming movies like Thugs of Hindostan, Zero and Kedarnath that must be watched out for. By the time 2017 wrapped up, Bollywood had exhausted most of its reliable options and yet only a few had worked. Most of the bigwigs performed below expectations or sank without a trace. Movies like Jagga Jasoos, Rangoon, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Simran failed to impress, while anticipated movies like Raees, Tubelight, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha underperformed. Although there were a couple of small-budget movies like Secret Superstar, Anaarkali of Aarah, Hindi Medium and Newton that stood out, it was still a dismal year all in all. This year, howev

Bollywood biopic in hot water over Sikh name

Sikh leaders in India have threatened to protest over the title of a biopic because it uses the name Kaur. Sunny Leone is a former porn star turned Bollywood actress who plays herself in web series Karenjit Kaur: The Untold Story of Sunny Leone. Kaur - Leone's real name - is used by Sikh women as a surname or middle name and symbolises gender equality. Having Kaur in the title has angered some Sikh leaders, who say it shows disrespect to the name's sanctity. It has also been described as a publicity stunt. The name Kaur was given to all Sikh women to establish gender equality and reduce caste discrimination in 1699 by the 10th guru in Sikhism, Guru Gobind Singh, when he established the Khals

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