Gangaur Puja is celebrated in parts of India on the third day of the Hindu month Chaitra, which falls in March or April
Ahead of Ajay Devgn's 100th film, Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior, recalling his ten most memorable performances
Ajay Devgn's best performances clearly prove why unlike the popular perception today, his talent lies far beyond the Singhams and the Golmaals.
From Shiva to upcoming film on George Reddy, tracing origin of films on student politics in Telugu cinema
Jeevan Reddy’s film on George Reddy makes one wonder if it can capture the imagination of the audience who have shied away from such films for a while now.
Mahakaleshwar - Legends of Shiva, follows the life in Ujjain and the temple of Mahakaleshwar leading up to this festival and explores the symbolism, rituals, practices and beliefs followed in this place of worship.
Pankaj Tripathi on reprising Guruji in Sacred Games 2: He has a crucial role to play in unravelling the mystery
Pankaj Tripathi talks about the intrigue around his role of Guruji, and how he prepared for arguably his toughest role yet, in Sacred Games Season 2.
Gajan Sanyasis celebrate Shiva Gajan on Chaitra Sankranti — the last day of the Bengali calendar year — to commemorate the marriage of Shiva with Harkali. The rituals are similar to those observed during a Hindu funeral ceremony. The men paint their faces blue and grey to pay homage to Shiva, and run through villages making guttural sounds and brandishing exhumed skulls and dead bodies
Ayan Mukerji shared Ranbir's initial look from Brahmastra, narrating how the rugged Rumi became Shiva
Ram Nath Kovind to be chief guest at 25th Maha Shivratri celebrations at Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore
President Ram Nath Kovind will be the chief guest at the 25th Maha Shivratri celebrations at Isha Yoga Centre in Coimbatore today.
Mythology for the Millennial: Anasuya's story deserves to be told, not forgotten in the margins of myths
Anasuya is one of the Chaste Women of Hindu mythology — so pious, she became kind of magical in her own right.
Diwali card parties' origins in Hindu mythology: How Shiva-Parvati's gambling game prompted a festive tradition
It's the one legend that actually sanctions playing cards with your family over Diwali, because hey, if the gods can do it, you can too
Mythology for the Millennial: Why Ganesha, remover of obstacles, enjoys an enduring popularity among devotees
There's a Ganesha — the potbellied, elephant-headed, rat-riding Indian god — almost everywhere you look, and his stories are always popular with children.
Rahul Gandhi arrives in Amethi for two-day visit; Kanwariyas greet Congress president with posters dubbing him 'Shiv-bhakt'
He was greeted with posters hailing 'Shiv bhakt Rahul Gandhi' on his first visit in Amethi after undertaking the arduous 12-day pilgrimage to Mount Kailash, considered the abode of Lord Shiva. Rahul arrived at Lucknow's Amausi Airport and drove to Amethi, his Lok Sabha constituency.
A day after the Delhi Police registered a case against unidentified persons after a group of Kanwariyas vandalised a car in west Delhi, vexed by the driver allegedly hitting one of them, a 26-year-old man was arrested in the matter.
Kanwariyas vandalise police vehicle in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahr; police file FIR against 58 people
A video of the incident shows around 50-60 Kanwariyas attacking the police vehicle, smashing the windows and a police officer trying to control the crowd in the Bugrasi Narsena police station area of Bulandshahr.
Kanwar Yatra: As annual pilgrimage concludes today amid violence and vandalism, a primer on Kanwariyas
Every year during the month of Shravan, devotees of Shiva, Kanwariyas, take part in annual Kanwar Yatra travelling all the way to pilgrimage sites on the banks of river Ganga to collect Ganga water in canisters, and then travel back to their villages to empty them on shiva temples
A video which surfaced online shows a dozen Kanwariyas are seen in the video smashing the windows of the car with sticks and then tipping it over as policemen and spectators watch without stopping them.
Amudhan's parody film Tamizh Padam 2, starring Shiva in the lead role, has already emerged as a blockbuster and stunned the trade with its reception
Thamizh Padam 2 movie review: Shiva is spot on with his sarcastic remarks on stalwarts of Tamil cinema
Thamizh Padam 2 is too long at two hours and 25 minutes but Shiva takes pot shots at Tamil cinema stereotypes with consummate ease.
Shiva’s spoof comedy Thamizh Padam 2, directed by CS Amudhan is releasing on 12 July and a day later, Karthi’s Kadaikutty Singam directed by Pandiraj is also hitting the screens
Mohini came from Vishnu, and while it's not entirely clear whether Vishnu himself turned into a woman or merely created the illusion of a woman like augmented reality, all agree that she was extremely beautiful and very skillful at achieving her one and only goal: getting the better of someone using her feminine wiles.