articles by Zenia D'Cunha

Entertainment

Cosplay culture in India: Fast-evolving field represents younger generation's drive

The cosplay culture in India is fast evolving like the most advanced Pokemon.

Sports

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams didn’t need 23 for greatness, but now she’s beyond comparison

Serena Williams didn't need a record 23rd Grand Slam to establish her greatness, but it has only enhanced it. Every passing milestone now just cements her statue on the pedestal of all-time greatness in sport.

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Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer’s win a reminder that he can still produce sublime tennis

While hoping for the 18th Slam may be far-fetched, even with the upsets at this Australian Open, the last two matches have shown that Roger Federer can still awe fans with sublime tennis.

Entertainment

Sherlock and the burden of expectations: BBC show failed to sustain standard it set

Call it our high expectations or the lower standards, but Sherlock has become more of a showpiece than a masterpiece in the last two seasons.

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Mumbai Marathon 2017: Meet some inspiring and interesting runners set to go the distance on Sunday

Here's a look at some of the inspiring, interesting and exceptional stories of runners taking part in the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017.

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Year in Review 2016: Men's tennis gave us Oscar-worthy entertainment in year of upheaval

Dramatic climaxes, epic sequences, emotional moments, picture-perfect memories, tantrums, underdog-triumphs, enduring lines – this tennis season had all the makings of an Oscar-winner. But more importantly, it gave us thrilling tennis.

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At NH7 Weekender this year, fans are clear who they're attending for: Steven Wilson

The biggest draw at NH7 Weekender is Steven Wilson, the former Porcupine Tree frontman, without a doubt. No one in the current lineup commands the same kind of fandom he does.

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Racer Nayan Chatterjee on his journey from karting in Mumbai to going international

In a chat with Firstpost, Nayan Chatterjee spoke about taking up racing as a career, his journey to the podium, the growth of and response to motorsports in India, his goals for the future and more.

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Abu Dhabi GP: Nico Rosberg, Lewis Hamilton top off thrilling Formula 1 season in final showdown

Before the final chapter of the Lewis Hamilton vs Nico Rosberg showdown begins, let’s appreciate the competitively gritty season Formula 1 has given us in 2016.

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: A worthy, magical addition to the Harry Potter universe

The magic of JK Rowling’s quill continues with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

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Andy Murray, tennis' perennial underachiever’s journey to the top is as incredible as it is unlikely

Andy Murray may still not be able to compare with his contemporaries when it comes to numbers, but he still is the World No 1 — a definitive, tangible proof of what he has achieved.

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Paracyclist Aditya Mehta on Bengaluru airport ordeal and need for a sensitised system

Paracyclist Aditya Mehta spoke to Firstpost about his ordeal at the Bengaluru airport and the need for a more accommodating system for the physically challenged in India.

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Emmy Awards 2016: A guide to the favourites, snubs and wishlist for TV’s big awards

With the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards all set for Sunday (Monday morning IST) here’s a quick guide to the nominations, picks for favourites, and a wishlist for all the major categories.

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US Open 2016: Stan Wawrinka’s success should be seen for what it means to tennis today

Stan Wawrinka's success has to be seen in the greater context of the sport – what his third title, toppling Djokovic again, means for men's tennis as it stands today.

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Neeraj Chopra, India’s first athletics world champion, on his journey from Panipat to podium

Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra on his journey from Haryana’s training grounds to becoming India's first World Champion and world record holder in athletics, missing out on the Olympics and the way forward.

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India at Rio Olympics 2016: How the medal predictions matched up with actual results

Here are some Indians everyone pegged as genuine medal contenders and how they fared at the Rio Olympics 2016.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Everything that’s wrong with it, and everything that’s not

It has been a week since Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit the shelves, and to say it has received a mixed reactions would be an understatement.