Kaveree Bamzai

Fine comeback: Older women now getting roles that put them front and centre of narrative

Significant parts for women of a certain age are slowly finding their way back on to the screen, enabling some of Mumbai’s finest actors to stage a comeback.

07 Mar 2021

People of 2020: Sudha Murty, the 'Empress of Empathy'

This was, she said, the 14th disaster she was involved in, but the most widespread.

29 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Deepika Padukone 'The Queen of Hearts'

Good, bad, or ugly, the actress was never away from the headlines

28 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Adar Poonawalla 'The Problem Solver'

As head of the world’s lar­gest vaccine producer, he is collaborating on five partnerships for Covid-19 vac­cine trials, aiming to produce at least one billion doses.

27 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan 'The Grand Eminence'

The former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (between 1994 and 2003) was able to do what few had done before him, create a new education policy 34 years after the last one.

27 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Sonu Sood 'Man of Action' 

Trolls may have questioned his credibility, but the actor became a one-man relief force for stranded migrants from Russia to Kerala

27 Dec 2020

What did 2020 teach us and who were the 'People of 2020'?

A lost year, a shrunken universe, an invisible enemy

27 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Magsaysay Winner Sonam Wangchuk 'The Ethical Warrior'

Boycott software within a week and hardware in a year, he said, but don’t burn goods.

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Hansal Mehta 'The Maverick Moviemaker'

The director of Shahid and Aligarh had a banner year with the superbly crafted financial thriller Scam 92 and the sweet-natured Chhalaang

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Ajit Mohan 'Global Ambitions'

In Facebook’s biggest market, the social media behemoth showed why it would do anything to stay relevant

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Rana Daggubati 'The Mighty One'

The actor and producer became a media player creating a new platform for southern cool in South Bay, a news and entertainment portal for millennials

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Amitabh Bachchan 'Busy B'

For his work ethic, which saw him shoot Kaun Banega Crorepati almost as soon as the Covid-19 lockdown was lifted

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Kangana Ranaut 'The Fire Starter'

She became a one-woman demolition squad calling out Bollywood’s “high priest of nepotism” and nepo kids in the wake of the death of Sushant Singh Rajput

26 Dec 2020

People of  2020: Avni Doshi 'The Memory Collector'

The Indian American writer entered the shortlist of the Man Booker Prize with the heartfelt Girl in White Cotton aka Burnt Sugar

26 Dec 2020

People of  2020: Bilkis Bano 'The Anger Manager'

 The aged woman at Shaheen Bagh became the face of anger against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC)

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Rupinder Singh Sodhi 'The Utterly Butterly Dependable'

The Amul MD became one of the earliest winners of the Covid-19 lockdown by ensuring supply of milk didn’t stop across India

26 Dec 2020

People of  2020: Indian Women’s T20 Team 'Fight Like Girls'

They became finalists in the T20 World Cup in Australia, repeating their 2017 feat of reaching the ODI World Cup finals

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Deepinder Goyal 'The In Demand'

He embodied opportunity in adversity when Zomato expanded its service to include groceries and essentials across 100 cities, second only to India Post in its reach

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Rajiv Bajaj 'The Truth Teller'

At a time when businessmen chose to stay silent as the economy plunged into a crisis, he spoke up against government apathy

26 Dec 2020

People of 2020: Raman R Gangakhedkar 'The Virus Chaser'

He guided epidemiological analysis from ICMR, standing out in a sea of cardiologists

26 Dec 2020

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