It’s not just a term used for school-leavers; even people in their 50s these days are trying out the concept of ‘the gap year’: taking a year off from their regular lives, rebooting and travelling the globe.
There are two battles being fought in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavat. One is the grim reality of war fought from Khilji’s side without honour. The other: fought by the women, fought with honour, to have a final say on their bodies.
When her 50-something mother started a sari brand in Kolkata, Shalini Agarwal decided to help her promote her saris in Jaipur by holding exhibitions. Gradually, she became an event organiser to reckon with.