Sonal Kalra edits the daily Entertainment & Lifestyle supplements, HT City/Cafe; writes the weekly column ‘A Calmer You’
Articles by Sonal Kalra
Talking to HT City at the 75th edition of Cannes Film Festival 2022, Union Minister Anurag Singh Thakur says India could easily be one-stop shop for global filmmakers.
Day 3 of the Cannes Film Festival saw insightful discussions about the potential of the Indian entertainment industry
The Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur’s red carpet outfit at the Cannes Film Festival was a tribute to the handloom and khadi weavers of India with a unique touch. Read on.
The film personalities from India, seen on the Cannes red carpet included AR Rahman, Ricky Kej, R Madhavan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Pooja Hegde, Tamannah Bhatia, Vani Tripathi, Shekhar Kapur and Prasoon Joshi.
The inaugural red carpet appearance will be followed by the contingent attending the screening of the opening French film Coupez (Final Cut) by filmmaker Michel Hazenavicius
Bela Bajaria, Netflix’s Head of Global TV, gets candid about content, competition and creative storytelling.
Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer-Tiwari’s first novel, a journey of love, regret and despair wrapped in brilliant storytelling, feels like a textual extension of her cinematic canvas
Designer Manish Malhotra and President & CEO Reliance Brands Limited, Darshan Mehta, talk exclusively to HT City about the strategic partnership that may just be India’s definitive answer to global couture
No reason to hate people envious of you. I think they’re fabulous — you see, what they do is reaffirm all the good things about you, or happening to you, through their jealousy.
This week, we talk about bosses, spouses, parents, teachers — ‘Loudspeaker people’ can come in any form or size. Their funda during an argument is simple and SO wrong — forget about the content, focus on the volume. Here’s how to deal with them
Don’t jump to conclusions already. I know you don’t make fun of anyone, but a lot of us do, knowingly or otherwise. Here’s a true story, a good one.
The inspiring story of fashion designer Manish Malhotra, 54, who completes 30 years in the business this year
To all the anguished guys in the world, with all my sympathies..
Things may seem hopeless right now, but you still always have the wisdom to understand that the cause of your loneliness need not be permanent. Why feel lonely, when the world has such magic to offer.
A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra:If you know just the perfect way to approach someone you like, you’ve got to be kidding me!
In the age of right and left swipes, what’s the appropriate way to approach someone for a date or errr... Find your soulmate?
A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: Entitled much? Your parents’ home doesn’t become yours just because you were born to them.
Own what you earned. Sell what you earned. Back off from the rest!
While the borrower sits cool, the lender could become a trusting fool
Hoarding every darn thing in the name of nostalgia is not silly. It’s downright foolish
All those who delete hundreds of promotional SMSs every week, forget calmness. Here’s presenting, mission: Do not disturb!
Even a flicker of laughter is henceforth banned on this column.
You spend years wishing your parents would get off your back, only to realise they’re the only ones who ever really had your back — Anonymous
Since it’s difficult to budge the adamant, here are some valuable tips to deal with stiff-necked people
Don’t care about ‘name dropping’, it’s ‘knowledge dropping’ that gets my goat, writes Sonal Kalra.
Are your parents giving you the stress of bonding with relatives?
Read on if you think you are cool. Surely read, though, if you wish you were cooler.
Do your friends taunt and gender shame you because of how you dress or talk?
Patiently teach your parents to use technology, you will find true joy
Hindustan Tikmes | BySonal Kalra, New Delhi
The wedding season is on in full glory. And it has brought along a truckload of stress, as always.
Here’s a trademark habit of annoying people. Are you one of them?
Are you sure what you are saying is what you’re actually trying to say? Here are a few ways that language criminals have devised to play with logic