My Article on Gr8! Magazine

Hello people, hope you guys are having a fabulous Sunday! Here’s an article on Gr8! Magazine (June 2014) that features me…… just in case you missed it! ūüėÄ   And here’s a snippet of¬†my show Claps N Slaps   xoxo Ritwika Join me on¬†Facebook,¬†Twitter¬†and¬†Instagram¬†  

Spotlight Turns ONE

Wow, has it been a year already? Time flies & how! Honestly, when I started this blog exactly a year back, ¬†I did not know what to expect at all. It was just an uncertain attempt to blend my passion for writing, fashion and films. I started Spotlight as a way to also share information […]

MixMatched Musings

On some mismatched days between some mismatched thoughts, On what‚Äôs yet to end And what‚Äôs yet to start. Between what‚Äôs utterly spoken, And what‚Äôs left to be said Between the thriving experience and the tepid innocence. On some mismatched days between some mismatched colours, Where sweet lashes of bridal pink splatters all over royal emerald […]

Spotlight on Chai and Cheese

Hello friends ! How’s the weekend coming along? Firstly, I want to wish all my Muslim friends in Singapore and Mumbai a very happy & prosperous¬†Eid Mubarak¬†! May you guys have a splendid year (& weekend) ahead. Selamat Hari Raya & Eid Mubarak *three hugs on alternate sides* Secondly, I want to thank all you […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hello Quarter-Life Crisis!

‚ÄúTime is running out! If you do not get married NOW, you‚Äôll be left alone with black cats, childless with no sex partner and eventually die an old maid in an isolated house‚ÄĚ. The nominal trepidations that have peeved my poor ears lately! As a kid, I think most of us fantasized about what we‚Äôd […]

Bollywood’s Crazy Fashion

Some may love their look while some may find it too jarring. Check out some of the craziest looks of our Bollywood Divas in 2013. Tell us who was rocking & who was shocking? Priyanka Chopra Priyanka Chopra wore a Gauri and Nainika gown which was inspired by W.A.A.F. which stands for Women‚Äôs Auxiliary Air […]

The “Embrace‚ÄĚ Photo Exhibition at Clark Quay

Marrying art and storytelling into visual and narrative-driven imagery, I was enticed last week by some beautiful pictures that displayed various styles and approaches of acclaimed photographers in Singapore. The WPN‚Äôs stunning new exhibition, ‚ÄúEmbrace‚ÄĚ transports the visitors back to the days that most would remember as one of the best days of their lives […]

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 […]

Gear Up For The Audi Fashion Festival 2013 !

Audi Fashion Festival 2013 promises 5 exciting days of fashion, glamour and excitement. The 5th¬†Audi Fashion Festival 2013 (AFF) will feature top international and Asian designers showcasing their runway collections at the Tent@Marina Promenade at Marina Promemade Turn, Singapore¬†from 15 May to 19¬†May 2013. One of the world’s prestigious fashion festival, AFF creates opportunities for […]

Fashion Bazaar @ United Square

All you Fashionistas – listen up! Fashion Bazaar Project is an initiative organized for all Fashion and Blogshop Entrepreneurs in Singapore. Enjoy Super Hot Deals at this crazy bazaar with brand new arrivals from¬†dresses,¬†tops, bottoms and accessories. Check out all the exciting designs and fresh summer collection¬† at the Fashion Bazaar¬†this weekend! Be there and […]

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 […]

Fashion Check – Rocking or Shocking ?

Tell us which of these ladies have¬† rocked¬† their looks, which ones¬† shocked¬† you completely and which¬†looks did¬† nothing¬† to impress! Rocking, Shocking or Nothing? Bebo was spotted wearing a bright saffron¬†Manish Malhotra saree¬†with a yellow-indigo & silver¬†border.¬†Kareena juxtaposed the saree with¬†a¬†half-sleeved, creatively designed, high neck¬†yellow blouse. We, at spotlight, feel that maybe she should […]

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 […]

Bar Bar Black Sheep Restro-bar !

So a friend of mine was passing along the tranquil river at Robertson Quay Singapore, when she eagerly (& may I say immediately) dropped me a text to inform me about this interestingly named restaurant – “Bar Bar Black Sheep”. Not sure whether my fellow Singaporean friends already know about this but when I first […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 ‚ÄĒ 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‚Äôs 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 […]