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DAFNI India, the perfect hair straightening Brush Gives The Underprivileged Women A Reason To Smile

 We all have, heard of makeover sessions by grooming experts and they truly sound to be fascinating enough! Top-notch grooming brands are usually engaged in organizing makeover sessions for common people, beauty experts or fashion bloggers. But very rarely do we come across a makeover session organized for a cause. DAFNI India takes a brilliant initiative by organizing a makeover session for women who might have been underprivileged from their financial backgrounds but have stood out in their lives with an independent identity

IMG_9002DAFNI India is an innovative hair straightening brush, incorporating the most advanced hair care technologies – ensuring easy, quick and safer results. 

IMG_9132DAFNI as a brand believes in empowering women, and respect what everyone around is doing to provide dignity and independence to women and girls from poor and marginalized communities. DAFNI is a renowned name in the market and has been associated with a lot of Bollywood celebrities in the past.

IMG_9037All day, every day, around the world – progress is being made by women, for women. This year, DAFNI India took an initiative with Azad Foundation to celebrate all the strong headed ladies who made a difference in the world and their lives. It is driven by the vision of a world where all women, particularly from underprivileged backgrounds live with dignity.

On 8th March, DAFNI India visited Azad Foundation with a team of skilled hairstylists with a motive to give the girls of the NGO the luxuries they are deprived of and make them feel confident by giving them hair makeovers with the DAFNI brush.

IMG_9063Azad Foundation provides livelihoods with dignity for resource-poor women living in urban areas in India. They are a professional feminist organization working across religious and social divides to enable resource-poor women to empower themselves.

With such brilliant moves taken by this brand, one can look forward to the loyal motives of the brand.

This Women’s Day Add the Perfect Touch of Drama To Your Hair

Hey Social Family!

Wish you all a very happy Women’s Day. Well, in case you are celebrating then great and in case you are not then dress up and pamper yourself to the core.

And in case you are running out of enough accessories to give your looks an incredible touch, then definitely I have a piece of news for you.

Let me introduce you to the creation of another fantastic woman whose brilliant genius and creative hands have brought about masterpieces that can add the glamourous touch to your looks without any hassles.

Presenting, The Hair Drama Co. That reaches out to you with the best of hair accessories which will surely pep up the hair presentations.

Hair Drama Co. introduces the new range of accessories to add a jazz factor to your glam quotient.

Summer is ready to set the standard high and the fashion mantra to follow is ‘Keep it different’. Hair Drama Co.Fashion launches a range of quirky accessories for you to amp up the glamour quotient from that simple look. Hair Drama’s new Accessories has been created for a woman seeking a breathtakingly beautiful yet edgy look. The newly launched accessory pieces revive the traditional beauty through a modern sensibility to embody woman. Each accessory is bespoke; embellished with unconventional hues set in floral suit for summer with stones and glitter. Every piece in this newly launched collection by Hair Drama Co. is a stylish mélange of the old and new.

They say that a single accessory piece cannot go unnoticed and Hair Drama Co.’s wide range of styles & options suits everyone’s style depending on any occasion you may choose to pair up these pieces with.The range comprises of hairbands, tiaras, headbands, Bandanas and much more which will make you ready for any occasion. You cannot go wrong with these hair accessories since it gives any outfit a complete look. So, flaunt your locks with elan with these beautiful hair accessories available in different colours and styles from Hair Drama.
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Revolutionising your Hair game though our unique and trendy hair fashion products since 2015. They believe every woman is an inspiration. While you were out there creating your own niche and style in everything you do and own, we were awestruck. That’s when it clicked. They started a revolution by turning your most loved accessories into unique, trendy and affordable hair fashion. This enabled us to enable you to be a trend setter instead of a trend follower. Whatever your need, we have got you covered.

Variety of products to Try.

The products range from headbands, clips, pins, combs to textile headwear, halos to even hair glitters. And if you need anything else, they are always listening.

For the technologically sassy girls, they have just launched a 3d printed collection to give you a perfect blend of intricate art and precision. Let your hair down.

Be the real you. Come on over to hairdramacompany.com and join the drama.

Hair styling would never be boring again when you have just the right accessories in your hand.

Since it’s Women’s Day and the brains behind the concept is a Woman, a little information about it’s founder is definitely deserving.

Priyanka Sanghi is a young entrepreneur creating and launching extremely niche business since 2007. She firmly believes in conducting businesses with innovative ways, breaking the norms and passionately working towards her goals. Priyanka gives huge credit to to her experience as a sportsperson to ignite the competitive spirit and inculcate importance of team work.

So never let your hair run an ordinary statement. Be a headturner with these Amazing accessories from The Hair Drama Co. Today

The Perfect Partying Destination with Affordable Great Food Is Finally Here in Gurgaon

Gurgaon Pub Exchange Menu, Reviews, Photos, Location and Info - Zomato
All of you might be thinking of where to move in for the best party celebrations as the New Year has just set forth. Well, in case you are a resident of Gurgaon, then we have got an amazing suggestion for you to kick up the party spirits along with some solid dose of fun and entertainment. Well, all of you might be aware of the activity freaking zone in Cyber Hub Gurgaon, SMAAASH. And just like the Noida SMAArASH, the Gurgaon one has also extended its arms to all party souls with the Gurgaon Pub Exchange Bar. For those of you who follow my blog regularly, might have known deets about the Noida Pub Exchange.

Designed in the format of a stock Exchange, this place is almost a replica of the NOIDA Bar Exchange. The prices of the drinks along with the highest and the lowest ranges are displayed on the several LCD units scattered in different parts of the bar. Moreover the most essential part is that it is extremely spacious clubbed with fun activities.

So here are the reasons why you must pay a visit to this happening place for all your party cravings:

The Space and The Location are Highly Inviting

Situated along with Gurgaon’s No.1 entertainment zone, SMAAASH, this place definitely deserves a visit in case you are going to hang out with your friends, colleagues or even family. Moreover the Space calls to action as unlike the Noida Bar Exchange, this has a huge area where you can organize office parties, group reunions etc. Overall, its location and provisions do not leave any rooms for you to complain.

Let’s Do Some Foot Tapping With The Most Amazing Beats

I believe in giving immense credits to the DJ who took meticulous efforts of the tracks played. The mixes were prompting enough not to make your foot tap even if you are not a music lover.

Hospitality & Service

One of the main issues that often happens in bars or pubs is you miss the welcoming behavior of the staff. But Gurgaon Pub Exchange would never for a moment allow you to feel so. The entire staff is extremely welcoming, taking care of your needs meticulously,

Coming to the list of Delicacies, there’s a host of items you must give a try.

Dahi kebabs

Outstanding in tastes and super soft in texture, the dahi kebabs are drooling enough for a try.

Tangdi kebabs

With a perfect balance of spices and extremely well roasted tangdi kebabs are one of the specialities of the pub.

Onion Rings

Onion rings had become one of my favorites after I first tasted them at Noida Pub Exchange and Gurgaon too lives up to the same degree of amazing tastes.

Bull’s Eye

This is like the heaven for all chocoholics with a pool of molten chocolate with a splash of vanilla. Again it must be on your bucket list when you have a soft corner for the sinful chocolate.

Pan Ice cream

Seems to be an ordinary flavored Icecream right? Well, for Gurgaon Pub Exchange, the story is a bit different. Taste it for yourself to discover the mystery.

In a nutshell, an affordable spacious party place with great appetizing food and some truly foot tapping music! Give it a try for sure to satiate the party animal in you.

Priyanka Chopra Shares Her Insights About Empowering Women At an Interactive Session by UNICEF

I remember a very old statement remarked by an acquaintance. “Unlucky are those, whose first child is a daughter.” In a country like India where we nurture this kind of a mindset, you can expect what is actually thought about a girl child.

In the present situation of technological growth and development, we often forget how necessary women empowerment is. Still now we hear issues of marital rape, female infanticide, female abuses and suicides pertaining to dowries. Well, on one hand we have a scenario where we boast of touching the skies with our technological achievements and on the other hand we have women still struggling to make their way towards education.

UNICEF, the global Non-Profit organization, concerning this issue, organized a session in the presence of illuminating personalities. Priyanka Chopra, the goodwill ambassador of UNICEF, shared her inputs about essential it is to empower adolescent education for women in India. At present, India happens to be the home of around 243 million adolescents and each on their behalf contributes to the growth and development of the Nation.

Pic2However when we nip the bud in its growing stage itself, how can one expect the Nation to progress truly? Priyanka Chopra in her conversation remarked that how, it is the mindset of the people, that one needs to change as the initial step towards women empowerment. She referred that how women should be allowed to choose their career paths without any external forces being inflicted on her.

Pic6UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador, Priyanka Chopra said, “Adolescents today face a unique set of challenges. Giving them the tools to improve their lives will help create a generation of economically-independent citizens who will actively contribute to their communities. Investment in adolescents can lift millions out of poverty by creatinga constructive and skilled workforce.

unicef2“I strongly believe that our regular efforts in empowering adolescent girls will contribute to the growth of our country” she added. Focusing on the issue of child marriage, she said, “A girl who is married as a child is more likely to be out of school, experience domestic violence. She is more likely to have children when she is still a child. There are more chances of her dying due to complications during pregnancy and childbirth.”

unicef1With her srong emphasis on women empowerment, she also mentioned that she along with Bollywood, can only be the instruments of change. It is the entire society who has to take the final step collectively to make an impact on women’s education and empowerment.

With an enriching interaction with the media and a group of young boys and girls, Priyanka Chopra also shared her insights about how The Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative is gaining momentum response in several parts of the Nation.

About UNICEF

unicef3UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, to build a better world for everyone. For more information about UNICEFand its work for children visit www.unicef.org. Follow UNICEF on Twitter and Facebook 

For UNICEF India and its work visit www.unicef.in

Applause and great regards to UNICEF for organizing such an enriching session with such eminent speakers.

This Little Box Packed With Activities is The Best Gift to Your Child’s Childhood

Motherhood is indeed an incredible journey. It definitely lets you discover several new phases everyday. But at the same time, it often becomes difficult to keep your child engaged into something enriching. As parents, we often slip into their hands a mobile, a video game or switch on the elevision. Despite knowing the very fact that we are making them head towards addiction. Coloring, Reading or writing are some of the basic activities we try to engage them in. Unfortunately, it becomes difficult to keep them glued for long into a single zone of activity.

DSC_0704As mothers, how we wish strongly that we had a bundle of activities all at one place to keep the little soul engaged for long. And co-incidentally a few days back, I chanced to come across the Wondr Box.

Out of curiosity, I happened to visit their social media page and Oh My God! Here is what we were looking for. An incredible bunch of activities that suit my kid’s interests perfectly.

DSC_0710Let’s See what The Wondr Box has to itself that makes it so special and amazing.

As I unboxed this activity filled box, I came to discover what a treasure my child had been away for so long.

So I had received the Wondrbox for toddlers. Here I would love to mention that Wondrbox has kept into mind the interests of different age groups and thus curated different boxes for the same.

  • You have The Toddlers for 3-4 years
  • The Curious Minds has been created for people of 5-7 years
  • The Little Explorers is specially made for 8-10 years
  • The Upcoming Conquerors comes for an age of 11+

The best part is you have boxes for every age considering the varied curiosities and interests of the age.

Here’s what we have in store for your little one in The Toddler’s Box

A Story Book

This little book with a lovely story can either be a great pass time for your kid’s reading and at the same time it can also be a great company as a bedtime story. For my kiddo, “Golu Has A Beautiful Dream”, the story was enjoyed by him to his fullest.

There were 4 other interesting sections in The Activity Box

English

Trace & Memorize

DSC_0715Well, learning and self-discovery are intricately linked. And, what better way than, to trace and memorize English? With pictorial representations and emotions imprinted below, tracing them and associating each emotion becomes a great learning activity for your kid.

Let’s Learn Some Maths With Fun

DSC_0716DSC_0712Well, Maths can be extremely difficult for your child to grasp at initial stages and Wondr Box is all set to make it more fun and enjoyable. In order to make the journey of mathematics more stupendous, they have merged Animal Emotions with  mathematics, which is a concept you will not find quite often.

Creativity At Its Brim With The Art and Craft Pouch

DSC_0711Another most essential part of this Treasure Box is the Art and Craft section. Indulge your little ones’ creativity into the world of colors, pictures and puzzles and wait to see him so preoccupied that he will forget every smart device he was addicted to.

Indulge your little ones’ creativity into the world of colors, pictures and puzzles and wait to see him so preoccupied that he will forget every smart device he was addicted to.

Brush Up The Scientist in Your Kid

DSC_0714The last but not the least is definitely the Science section of your Wondrbox. Let the young scientist in your kid come out to its fullest with the Mood Train display in the Science pouch provided in The Wondrbox. Help him to sharpen his intellect, develop his identification powers and at the same time be engaged in a fertile activity with this amazing section of the Wondrbox.

Here are a few reasons why The Wondrbox has become my and middo’s favorite within these few day

√Comes in A Hard Compact Packaging

DSC_0707Thumbs up to the beautiful packaging of The Wondr Box that makes it comfortable to carry anywhere without any scope for tampering!

Each section comes in a different pouch that makes you to choose your preferences and carry them anywhere you desire to.

√Vibrant and Colorful

DSC_0713As you know anything that’s bright and colorful is bound to attract your kid’s attention. And the creators of this magical box are very much aware of the fact. Hence every nook and corner of the box has been designed in vibrant hues so that your kiddo gets inclined to it without a second thought.

√ Enriched with Engaging Activities

DSC_0706The best part of the box is that it is truly the treasure trove of a bundle of activities. Whether your kid is a super active one or someone who is quite shy, WondrBox provides solutions to one and all.

No more video Games or Ipads. Create Wonders in Yourkid’s life with the blissful WondrBox.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience The Chilling North Pole With Santa’s Gifts Right In DELHI

Christmas is knocking at door and Delhi is all set to barge into the festive spirits. It is that time of the year when kids await eagerly for Santa to arrive and fulfill their wish list. Keeping in mind the festive spree of the season, the International Toy Brand Hamley’s took a brilliant initiative that has stolen the attention of all children of Delhi NCR. On the 10’th of December Hamley’s in DLF Mall of India, presented an exclusive box which was followed by a series of activities.

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Pic Credits: DLF Mall of India

The event witnessed the presence of the celebrity mother Ridhima Kapoor Sahni who with her little charming daughter graced the occasion. The unboxing of the gigantic box revealed real life characters emerging from the box. The show was indeed worth stealing with huge number of kids being a part of it and the beautiful dramatic characters impressing the kids with their amazing performances.

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Pic Credits: DLF Mall of India

The event stood out to be an exclusive one with the incredible setting that Hamleys had created. With Santa Claus, Snowman and the blushing red setting topped with the amazing railway track. In fact Hamleys has recreated the North Pole scenario in the heart of Delhi.

hamleys7Hamleys had not only limited the Christmas festivities only to the unboxing episode or the setting in Noida, but a series of activities were lined up next. They have curated an amazing concept where children would be penning down letters to Santa, conveying their wishes. And Yes! Santa would be physically present at their place to fulfill their wishes. Kudos to Hamleys for bringing forth such an incredible concept to work! Hundreds of children were found scribbling letters to Santa communicating their secret wish for this Christmas.

hamleys7hamleys6The entire store boasts of gorgeous Christmas decorations with cute Santa displays and other accessories. In fact Hamley’s has left no stones unturned to make sure that this Christmas can experience something exclusive and pampering. So in case you are planning to make the revelries truly memorable for your dear children, don’t forget to take them to DLF Mall of India and Hamleys.

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Pic Credits: DLF Mall of India

Till then Wish You All A Merry Christmas!

Take a Rejuvenating Break in The Company of Ayurveda at Kairali Ayurvedic Centre

Ayurvedic therapies have become a call of the recent times. In our present hectic schedules, we gradually and steadily fall victim to several undesired pains, stresses and definitely unwanted diseases. While we resort to medication usually, however we often tend to ignore the variety of Ayurvedic resources. A visit to Kairali Ayurvedic Centre in the recent days made me realize how much Ayurveda has in store for us to relieve stress and make us feel rejuvenated.

DSC_0265DSC_0264Kairali Ayurvedic Centre is successfully located in various destinations PAN India owing to its extremely popular treatments. I happened to come across the Kairali Centre at Gurgaon and YES IT WAS indeed an experience of a lifetime.

DSC_0254Therapies That One Can Come Across At Kairali Ayurvedic Centre

Kairali stands to be a treasure house of Wellness treatments. With aesthetically designed interiors and deeply researched actions, each of the treatments here focus on taking you back to the roots of Ayurveda. Here is a brief look what Kairali has in store for you at all of their centres.

Abhyangam

abhyangam at kairali

This is a treatment that I went for during my visit to Kairali. Aiming at a complete body massage with therapeutic oils, this comprehensive therapy is the perfect solution for you in case you have been suffering from body aches or muscular pains. Since attention is given to all corners and pressure points of the body, this is undoubtedly the primary therapy you can count on even without any prior consultation.

Sirodhara

sirodhara at kairali

This is one of the most popular treatments that have been becoming a favorite among all ages due to its relieving of stress and calming the mind. With drops of oil slowly and constantly dripping over your forehead from a specially designed apparatus, this treatment aims to soothe your senses and give you a calming relief in case you are suffering from unbearable stress. If you are one of those who constantly undergoes stress, Sirodhara is the perfect solution for you.

Navarakizhi

This is one more specialized and advanced ayurvedic therapy wherein the entire body is well massaged with Navara rice bundles. The therapy is valued for adding a natural shine to the body since the rice bundles are cooked in milk and several herbal decoctions are also added during the massage. Such hidden power of ayurveda can only be discovered through professional research.

DSC_0251Apart from these various treatments there are also other specialized therapies like Netradhara, Sirovasti, Dhanyamla Dhara, Thalapothichil, Kadhizhi etc. Several treatment packages for weight loss, instant glow and relief from aches are also available at this hub of Ayurveda.

My Experience

As mentioned earlier, I went ahead with the Abhyangam session. Here are some commendable areas that are worth mentioning.

DSC_0262Exceptionally Well-trained Staff

There were two women who attended to my session. With extremely well co-ordination and professional execution, Kairali Ayurvedic Centre truly proved why they are the best indeed.

DSC_0258DSC_0256Top-Notch Cleanliness

Whenever I move into a spa, my first concern is how clean the area would be and to my utmost surprise Kairali had no rooms for complaints. Made from superior quality wood, the bed was extremely neat, designed to suit all sorts of body types.

DSC_0259 The steam room beautifully shaped in the form of a slanting cupboard was extremely appealing and comfortable. Even the washroom was a space that boasted how Kairali is extremely particular about its hygiene.

DSC_0249Ayurvedic to The Core

Kairali truly lives up to its ayurvedic essence with all the oils truly ayurvedic in nature. All the oils incorporated in all treatments are sourced from the Kairali, The Ayurvedic Healing Village, Palakkad, Kerala. All the oils are designed with special care with natural ingredients, making them the perfect choice for a healthy existence.

If you are of those who does not like to resort to medicines and willing to take a healthy and rejuvenating break in the lap of nature with unadulterated Ayurvedic vibes, then Kairali is undoubtedly the best destination.

 

 

Keep The Festive Celebrations On At Kidzania Noida This Festive Season

While Diwali has already passed away, the festive flavors are still lingering in our minds and especially in the minds of our kids. So what if I tell you that you have a brilliant option, still now to rekindle the festive moods at Kidzania, Noida?

This festival of lights, celebrate and have a great time with your family only at KidZania Delhi with ample activities for adults as well as children to enjoy!

The ‘Diwali  KidZania – wali​'{ Weeks dedicated to absolute craziness of Diwali} has started on 19’th October and will continue till the 31’st.

 

kidzania17kidzaniaCelebrating the spirit of Diwali,

​Kids can participate in different activities like:

‘​The Dhanteras Chase‘ where they can participate in obstacles like solving a balance sheet, memory game and purchasing gold ​at the L& T activity center to win amazing goodie bags and gifts.

KidZania Location (1)Kids ​and adults ​can ​also ​create gorgeous diyas, rangoli, special greeting cards at the main square of ​ KidZania.​

 

What’s In Store For You

Below are the acitvtites Details that you can look forward to during this festive season at Kidzania.

1) ​Visitors at the L&T MF Stock Exchange would be asked to Invest in Gold as purchasing Gold is considered auspicious and major purchases happen during this period. The above investment would be along with investment in other asset classes, as chosen by the Visitor. Upon completion of the activity, participants receive a Congrats Card. The Congrats Card directs them to the Piggy Bank placed at the Main Square. Visitors have to place the Cue Card in the Piggy Bank to receive Goodie Bags

2) #GreenDiwali Pledge – With the no crackers conversation going on currently and being an Indoor Theme Park, we have picked up the cause of a Green Diwali. We will have a section where visitors can sign the Green Diwali Pledge in support of the same.

Rangoli KZ3) Diya Design Workshops – There will be Diya Decoration Workshops after which kids/parents can take home the Diyas they designed.

4) Khusiyon ki Rangoli – This will be a rangoli activity where people can come and continue the Rangoli design from where the last person left off making it a chain of Rangoli. This is for kids and parents as well.

diwali135) Dance of Lights – we are doing a traditional Diya/Lamp Dance.

6) Dazzling Diya Tree – This will be an installation that has many LED diyas placed on it. It will roughly be a 20ft.

So what’s keeping you waiting for? Indulge in the Post-Diwali celebrations at Kidzania, Noida today.

Meet Hafiza & Rakiba Sultana: The Sister Duo is A Must Watch For Their Exceptionally Melodious Mash-Ups

I have always believed in the fact that Talent knows no age. It is a God-gifted element that gradually nurtures and nourishes to bloom into efficiency. Today as I introduce to you this new section “Real Life Celebrity”, I would like to begin with the story of a young girl whose only passion was to voice out her emotions, expressions and every facet of her life through songs. She believes to define herself through the art of her voice and it wouldn’t be an exaggeration at all if I ever say that this young girl has all the talent to become a singing sensation in the coming times.

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Before moving further, let us have a quick trailer of her mesmerizing voice.

Introducing to you Hafiza Sultana, a girl studying in 12’th standard who sings no less than a sensational star.

The magic of her voice not only lies in her ability to create a melodious magic from every song but also to recreate beautiful mash-ups that very few people can ever even think of.

Singing has been an inherent talent within her since long and undertaking classical music sessions since the age of 10 made it go strong.

The Other Lovely Half

rakibaRakiba Sultana, her sister, a student pursuing graduation in English Literature is also a forerunner of this magical talent. She too joins in Hafiza for her mash ups and undoubtedly when this duo sings, what you get is a miraculously melodious piece that would soothe any sort of mood.

Was It A Smooth Journey For This Duo To Follow Their Dreams?

Coming from a Muslim conservative background, their journey had not been a smooth bed of roses. In fact, it was solely their parents’ support that guided them to tread on their path of passion without facing much hurdles.

Kudos to such parents who believe to take their childrens’ dreams ahead crossing all barriers of so called caste systems and their stereotyping!

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We wish this beautiful sister duo all the Best Wishes to prosper ahead and make their journey go along with their brilliant aptitudes and their “never to give up” mindsets.

If you too have a hidden celebrity inside, don’t feel shy to share your stories with us at socialconnoisseurs@gmail.com

Remember we are here to listen to you.

 

3 Mighty Moments! – Mighty Raju’s epic moments of heroism

Superhero movies and cartoons have always captivated me! Their stories of outwitting evil villains and using their powers for people’s good have inspired me. For the same reason, I instantly loved Mighty Raju on Pogo, a cheerful young boy with sharp instincts and a knack for challenging wrongdoers! With his mighty powers, Raju safeguards his hometown, Aryanagar from the supervillain and an evil scientist, Karati.

With his all new movie, MIGHTY RAJU: SAMUDRI ADVENTURE coming up on his birthday – 15th August at 10:30 AM only on Pogo, I was quite excited. Mighty Raju will be seen combating two criminals plotting to abduct a rich businessman during a cruising vacation. Will Mighty Raju with his super-human powers, together with Inspector Khanna, rescue the rich businessman, Popat and his naughty but cute dog, Millie from notorious criminals, Tango and Dango on a cruising yacht? We’ll just have to tune-in and find out.

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This upcoming thrilling adventure sparked an idea. Why not share some epic moments of Mighty Raju’s heroism? Here are my top three!

 

  1. The moment of true sportsmanship when Mighty Raju saves evil Karati: He shows that he is not just a superhero but a mighty hero with a mightier heart. He proves this when he saves the life of his biggest enemy, Karati, who is about to fall in an acid lake at Gujjan’s adventure park.

Mighty Raju Ka Samudri Adventure 1

  1. The moment of courage when Mighty Raju stands up to Charlie’s bullying: He always bravely stands up for those who cannot defend or help themselves. One such incident was when he stood up to Charlie, who harassed and troubled other students. With clever use of technology, he made Charlie confess his mistake, and in turn helped his classmates!

 

  1. The moment of equality when he trains his opponent for a fight: Mighty Raju always believes in fair play. While fighting a Kung Fu match in school against his classmate, he went out of his way to train and prepare his opponent well to ensure a fight on equal footing!

 

It’s hard to not admire Mighty Raju and his simple ways to combat complex situations, proving that more than a superhero – he is a good person with great values! On his birthday, we send him our love and best wishes. He is a true blue mighty superhero, that every child looks up to and aspires to be.

Mighty Raju Ka samudri Adventure 4

Get ready for a day full of Mighty Raju’s exciting Adventures! Tune in to POGO, 9.15am onwards!

“How I wish I could become a kid again!”Kidzania Noida Would Definitely Make You Feel So

Being a mom of a three year old kid makes me go through a host of challenges. Balancing work, paying attention to his tantrums, satisfying his interests with innovative avenues everyday are problems I think every mother encounters in her day to day life. And what do we usually do? Hand him a phone or switch on the TV? Yes, even I am not an exception in this group of mommies. Despite coming up with a number of activities everyday, his exploring instincts still remain dissatisfied. And keeping in mind all these issues, I decided to take him to Kidzania on a weekend and believe me I truly wished I could become a kid again with him.

 

For those who are not quite aware about what’s Kidzania, this is a set up in Noida that Has a huge host of role playing activity platforms to encourage the adventurer spirits hidden in every child’s mind. Kidzania Mumbai had been a huge success and thankfully the Capital City kids also got a chance toexperience this thrilling fiesta.

And last weekend I decided to venture out with my kid into this whirlpool of extravaganza.

The Beginning

Well, the best part is as you head towards this colossal setting and get ready to board the fun filled flight, you need to take your boarding passes( access tickets). Your kid is also handed over a cheque of a certain amount and both you along with your little one will be given wrist bands{ GPS Trackers} for keeping a track of your kids’ location throughout the entire space.

kidzania7What Awaits For You Inside?

As I quoted, this is a hub of ROLE Playing activities. You have the hospital, the Fire Station, The Studio, The Pottery Station, The Pre School, Kitchen, Radio Station, Dance Academy , Bollywood studio and what not! Popular brands like Dominos, Radio City, Camlin, Big Bazar, Shaimak Davaar Academy are associated with these role playing platforms. In fact all spheres of professions have been taken care of and your kid has the chances to explore every avenue matching his core interest.

kidzania15kidzania14kidzania4Itook my 3 year old boy to the Maruti Suzuki Play Station First where your kid in the company of a driver drives a car, fills in petrol and then rides back to his original destination.

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Our next Stop was the hospital where my little brat was handed over a doctor’s court and was skillfully trained how to dress and feed a baby in the role playing nursery. From undressing the little babies(dolls) to making it wear diapers, every meticulous detail was being addressed to. At last he was also taught how to feed a baby milk through a bottle and rest him back to sleep.

The Camlin art studio, Gaana party station, Shaimak Davar Dance Academy were all enthralling spaces that made my kiddo happy to the brim. We wished we could make it a bit early to the place as we had only 3 hours at hand and a tones of things remaining to explore.

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Let Me Tell You What Makes Kidzania a Unique and A Must Visit Avenue For Every Child?

√ It Teaches Your Child A Simple Method of Transaction

Remember the cheque that my kiddo was handed over when he entered Kidzania? Well, the real fun begins here. The cheque needs to be encashed in the virtual YES Bank and your kid could be handed over some notes for access to every activity.

The activities are broadly classified into earning and spending categories. Like for example the Party station and the Driving activity required some cash to be spent. While the dance, painting and practice as a doctor made him earn some more cash. Nothing could have been a more simplified way to teach kiddos the concept of transaction.

√Trained Professionals Imparting Knowledge

Each of the professionals in every sphere is well-trained in his/her area. The patience with which they handle kids is commendable and the role-playing sessions are conducted on a highly serious note, thus keeping the originality intact.

√Boosts A Child’s Confidence and Sharpens His Independence

Several activities are planned in such a manner that they gradually shirk off your child’s shyness. For example in the Shaimak Daavar Academy the child is not only trained how to dance to a particular song but after the training sessions, he/she is taken to the stage and perform in a group, thus making sure that his stage confidence gets boosted up. Self-reliance is one of the core parameters taken into account here as none of the parents are accessed admission into areas of activities and they need to execute the tasks independently.

√Safety is the Ultimate Priority

Well, you can leave behind your kids behind at Kidzania and go for a movie, chill out with friends or go for office. Believe me, your child’s safety is never at stake here. Before accessing any activity, each child’s GPS tracker wrist bands are scanned to keep a track of the location. When you are back to take your child home, you can always get the deets of his location from the system operator. Both your child’s and yours GPS trackers are synced to each other. Activities are sorted as per age limitations and hence you don’t need to feel worried about your kid’s safety even for a minute.

Every Child Is Given The Feel Of An Adult

Your children will be throughout treated as an adult beginning from the mere addressing to the imparting of the training sessions. Every child is addressed as “Sir/Ma’am” irrespective of their age and given tasks just like professionals. Every task is imparted a prior training followed y execution.

I am not biased but I think no play area or theme park can counter this brilliant concept. Children have tonnes to learn and loads of adventure awaits at their end.

Besides, it is indeed a cost-effective place as for a span of 5 hours, the charge is only 600 INR while for the entire day is 900. I think one day at Kidzania ia far better and lucrative( both on monetary and skill parameters) spending thousands on the toys.

So dear fellow mommies, make a visit to Kidzania soon and don’t let your little one miss out the fun.

Anurag Basu Cooked Up A Sudden Story and It Isn’t Delicious Enough! Jagga Jasoos Review

 

So Anurag Basu finally has arrived with a new film after years and I was too excited to try my luck. So right after a hectic day, I hopped into a nearby theatre for a quick dose of relaxation and what did I get?

An utter plate of disappointment offered to me with some peppy, melodious music.

So let me elaborate a bit so that you understand what’s in store for you when you walk into the theatres with some incredible expectations.

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I won’t unfold you the entire story but would share tits and bits and believe me these bits are enough strong to forget your movie plans. So Katrina Kaif adopts a storytelling mode to reveal the mysterious tales of Jagga aka Ranbir Kapoor. And there we come to learn how Jagga met his father “Tooti Frooti”. It was under his mentorship Jagga could learn the most significant chapters of life. But unfortunately, one fine day,  Tutti Frooti aka Saswata Chatterjee leaves behind Jagga in a boarding school without any further explanation. And then on, Jagga became the mystery solver, Jagga: the Jasoos.

From solving trivial mysteries like murder of his English teacher to the cracking of the secret route for arms migration, Jagga had established himself as quite a professional detective. And one fine day, Jagga comes to know that his father Tooti Frooti is no more. But the detective instincts in Jagga make him believe that his dad is still alive. And then begins his journey to search Tutti Frooti and in this course he finds a bigger mystery is waiting for him: The case of Mr. Bashir Alexander.

Who is he exactly, I won’t reveal, but all I can say is it is this thread that Anurag Basu leaves behind unstitched probably to bring out a sequel to this one.

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Katrina and Ranbir’s meeting seem to be accidental but in the due course they become great friends and definitely mutual love interests develop( quite predictable ). Shruti Sengupta aka Katrina is a journalist whose latest story centres around the illegal migration of arms and during this episode she happens to meet Ranbir, who not only helps her getting her story bites but also saves her from the possible life threats. Later Katrina accompanies Ranbir in his journey to find out “Tutti Frooti” his dad, as she is the only one he can look upto for help and also a complete replica of his dad in her attitude and behavior.

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The problem is if the narrative had been plain even with a pinch of flashbacks then still it could have been acceptable. But Anurag Basu decides to disclose the mysteries of arms and ammunition through the narrative of Katrina and that too in front of kids who fall between the age of 6-10 years. And just like us, they too were completely bored by Katrina’s story.

What Could Have Been Great:

As soon as you move into the theatres, you are into the world of lyrical ballads. Ranbir is unable to speak smoothly and he stammers, but surprisingly when he sings, he does it like a pro. Moreover even in some serious situations, Ranbir tends to forget his stammering and speaks in his usual flow. The problem is despite there’s some great music in the movie but there’s excess of it. But as the saying goes: Nothing of excess is never good enough.

The movie takes us to different locations from the scenic landscapes of Manipur to the traditional streets of the City of Joy and even to destinations of Kenya and Morocco. But nothing seems to impress us much.

As usual Katrina falls short of her acting skills and seriously adds to the disappointing soup.

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Ranbir Kapoor perhaps had taken over the responsibility to compensate for the loss and thus his flawless acting does make you feel that your ticket money has not been a complete waste. Even Saswata Chatterjee had been a source of great inspiration with his commendable acting.

After Barfi, I was really looking up to Anurag Dada for some real good script but unfortunately all expectations went in vain. Had the script been a little more powerful, then definitely the film would have left a greater impact on our mind.

Rating:3.5/5

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