13th National Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Contest

What would one expect to witness on a beautiful Sunday morning amidst the lush greenery at Navi Mumbai? Not the least a bunch of little champs competing at a gigantic competition! But certainly, it was electrifying to attend an event that saw over 3500 children participating in the 13th National Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Contest. Well, […]

Collegedunia.com – Review

Two weeks ago, I turned a year older. And trust me, I just can’t believe how quickly time flies. I would be lying if I said that I absolutely knew what I wanted. For me, it was always about following my instincts rather than treading on a conventional route. I graduated with a business degree […]

Green & Gorgeous @ 313

Are you ready to pledge a commitment to our environment this year? Have  you dropped off your swappable clothing and accessories yet? In celebration of Earth Hour, 313@Somerset will be hosting a slew of fun-filled activities to educate the shoppers on sustainability and to encourage them to join 313 on the sustainability journey. 313 will be […]

An Evening With Short Films

Fueled by artistic expression and limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling. They are a significant and popular way artists can connect with audiences. From documentary to animation, narrative to experimental, the abbreviated form is no longer just for the novice. Shorts have and will continue to be an important part of […]

For All Theatre Enthusiasts : SDEA Theatre Arts Conference 2013 is Here!

Calling all theatre enthusiasts, drama lovers, actors and directors in Singapore ! Singapore Drama Educators Association invites you to discover new ideas and fresh perspectives on theatre-making at the SDEA Theatre Arts Conference from 30 May to 2 June 2013. The Singapore Drama Educators Association (SDEA) was founded in 2002 with a mission to advocate educational and […]

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. […]

Wassup! Andheri 2013

BIGGER!!  BETTER!!  BOLDER!! I was there last year, in the three-day event and was completely overwhelmed by the sheer talent Andheri had! Aimed to entertain visitors and provide established and upcoming talent a platform to showcase their skills, Wassup! Andheri is back this year with an extra day and countless activities for the Andherites! A Festival that celebrates […]

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 […]

Bongs Ruling Bollywood ?

Bongs Taking Over Bollywood ? You might ask, why this now? Well, it seems like the Bong community is to Bollywood as to what the Jewish community is to Hollywood. Three of the best films of 2012 were made by Bengali men — Shoojit Sircar, Sujoy Ghosh and Anurag Basu.  There have been a good number […]

Style Your Love Story With Manish Malhotra !

MANISH MALHOTRA has been styling Bollywood’s most romantic films for two decades. Now you can get him to style you! You heard it right. We recently came across this online contest through which you need to share with the team your favourite Manish Malhotra outfit from any Bollywood film (which you would wear on a […]

India vs Australia Test Series 2013 To Start On Feb 22 !

The two titans of international cricket world, India & Australia, are soon to face each other on February 22, 2013. The International Cricket Council has arranged for the   India versus Australia test series 2013 (part of FTP) which is a month long championship starting from February 22 to March 26, 2013. The bilateral test series […]

Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani – FIRST LOOK

“It’s a Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge-meets-Hum Aapke Hai Kaun-meets-Wake Up Sid-meets-West Side Story “ : Ranbir Kapoor The first look of the much anticipated “Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani” is finally out. Fastening a rather predictable tagline “Celebrate Love”, Karan Johar posted the pictures on twitter last night. I got my hands on 2 different posters with a […]

“Sorry, Can’t Rescue Girl As We Just Ordered Chinese Food”: Cops

I am writing to voice my concern over an article I read today on MiD DAY about the kidnap of a 8-year old school girl on the evening of 14th February 2013. A 8 year old girl was abducted publicly by 2 drunk men on a silver santro no. 5774 or 5674 and the cops […]

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 […]

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Saraswatichandra” on Starplus

The perfectionist producer-director is back making larger than life love stories, but this time it’s for television. It’s obviously a big thing for Sanjay Leela Bhansali to take a break from movies and do something else, but his debut TV show, Saraswatichandra, an epic love story  is nothing less than an extravagant and expensive movie. […]

Spotted : Raima Sen, Priyanshu Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta in Singapore

Bollywood and Tollywood celebrities, Raima Sen, Priyanshu Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta, were spotted out and about in Singapore over the weekend for the launch of their upcoming Bengali films “Teen Kanya”, “Maach, Mishti & More” and “Shunyo Awnko” . Directors Gautam Ghosh (Shunyo Awnko), Mainak Bhowmik and Agnidev Chatterjee (Teen Kanya) were also at the […]

Spending February In Singapore !

So it’s the first week of February in our sunny island and as usual, it’s time for us to update you on this month’s events, activities, some nice dining out places & lots more. Check it out only here on Spotlight! Catch Kumar, one of TOS’s Hometown Heroes, as he showcases his razor-sharp wit and […]

Get The Look: Kareena Kapoor’s Seductress look from Talaash

Kareena Kapoor Khan always seems to break boundaries with her onscreen looks, and her “seductress” look from Talaash was no different. Spotlight would like to share with you an amazing video tutorial by Pallavi Symons, for you to achieve an easy way to get this retro-sexy look ! Before Make-up: Make sure to mosturize your […]

Katie Holmes spreads snail slime on her face for smooth complexion

KATIE Holmes is trying to improve her complexion — with SNAIL SLIME. The star is slathering face creams enriched with mucin, a protein from the molluscs. Snail slime has been elevated from the garden, and is now being claimed as the new miracle  face-fixer in the U.S. While creams containing snail slime have been popular […]

Dita Von Teese Walks The Runway In Biscuit Tins!

The annual Lambertz Gala is always full of very innovative fashions, and this year was not too different ! Dita Von Teese swapped 1940’s style for housewifery! She helped kick off the festivities in Cologne by walking the runway wearing a bubble-like gown made out of biscuit tins. Of course, Dita didn’t parade around in […]

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 […]

Dazzling weekend of stars at the Bengali film premieres in Singapore !

If you are wondering what to do in Singapore this weekend, well step into the magic of movies, celebrities & get a taste of regional Indian cinema, right here in Sinapore ! MovieMastiMore & Rosevalley Film Productions in collaboration with Bengali Association Singapore (BAS) presents to you the “BENGAL RIOT” – a dazzling weekend of […]