Author: Amal Parekh

Dreams overshadowed by expectations. Listen to your heart not to what people around you say

“You need to start earning for the family, what have you planned to do in life?” “You are a boy, we expect you to become an Engineer, Doctor or a Chartered Accountant” “Your passion and interest can’t help you to earn enough.” “Beta, study well, you need to pursue the science stream” OR “You are giving board exams this year and look at your preparation!” “90% is a standard now, you need to get above that.” “ If you don’t score well, you won’t qualify for any good university.” “This year the corrections are going to be even tougher...

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Serving the nation is an honour. But, it should be our own choice.

Recently we have celebrated the Kargil Vijay Divas, keeping fresh all those moments and constant bravery and courage. We acknowledged every soldier that was a part of this war. Well, my topic for today is not about what happened in the war or to analyze the outcome, but to write about my opinions on a topic that could be debated even today and as a matter of fact, it is done in various schools. Should Military service be made compulsory for the youth of age group 18 to 25 for a period of 2 years? Military service is a...

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Your world is a canvas to your imagination

  [perfectpullquote align=”full” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””]“The world is but a canvas to our imagination.” – Henry David[/perfectpullquote] As readers, when we read a quote like this, isn’t there a question like what did the writer even think while writing this? What does he want to tell us? What was his interpretation of this quote? As a writer, I thought about what would I understand from reading this and that is a unique interpretation of this quote. If you ever ask your mentors or even Google search about this quote, you will get a very standardized answer to...

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What Secret Superstar has for us?

Recently launched, Secret Superstar’s trailer has already received more than 37,000 views in 2 hours. Which is quite good for a Bollywood movie, Isn’t it?! Well, I may sound like a filmy girl but I am quite critical about movies. if the trailer is good, expectations just instantly rise. But a good trailer is the one whose movie you would want to look forward to. Well, seeing more of Aamir Khan’s acting often is not his cup of tea. It’s something that comes only once a year but brings a lasting impression on all the viewer’s hearts. Maybe a...

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Why is Nepotism in Bollywood a big issue?

Addressing my readers on this topic was something I never wanted to do, but I couldn’t let such a silly but limelight topic untouched. So, keeping it short and putting my views ahead and not picking on celebrities, I guess I’ll break the silence on this topic and talk about Nepotism in Bollywood. Firstly to begin with, what does Nepotism mean and where does it apply? According to a dictionary, Nepotism is the practice, among those with power or influence of favoring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs. Now as a reader, you would agree to have...

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