Amish Tripathi on writing on mythology; Space movies to channelise your inner astronaut


Amish Tripathi was a banker for 14 years before entering the world of publishing in February 2010. The 44-year-old’s debut novel The Immortals of Meluha, the first book of his Shiva Trilogy, was an instant hit. In an exclusive interview with YSWeekender, author Amish Tripathi spills the beans on his latest release, Raavan: Enemy of Aryavarta, what brought him to Indian mythology, and his darkest character - the King of Lanka.

Author Amish Tripathi talks about his new novel

Channelise your inner astronaut with these space movies

Space, the last frontier, has fascinated film-makers as much as it has astronauts and space agencies. This Moon Day, even as the world is keen to storm the next frontier, Mars, we list down some of the best space exploration-themed movies you can watch this weekend.

Do a marathon of the plethora of movies inspired by Moon Day.

Check out the ABC of running a restaurant successfully

With close to 40,000 restaurants holding a market value of a whopping Rs 20,000 crore, eating out has become a way of life in the city of Bengaluru. A group of restaurateurs and chefs got together at an event in Bengaluru recently to discuss the "Secret Sauce" behind the opening and maintaining a profitable restaurant.

Panel discussion with Chef Nimish Bhatia, Chef Abhijit Saha, Chef Naren Thimmaiah, Saby Gorai and Suresh Hinduja

The Poetry Festival arrives in Namma Bengaluru

Last year, there were over 5,000 poetry lovers at the two-day Poetry Festival in Bengaluru, making the event the surprise hit of 2018. In an exclusive interaction with Shinie Antony, Festival Director, Bengaluru Poetry Festival 2019, we get to hear about all about their plans this year. Here is a curtain-raiser on the event.

Shinie Antony, Festival Director, Bengaluru Poetry Festival

Europe tour: Cycle in the Loire or catch the Northern Lights? 

Besides mainstream travel choices, some experiences that are truly unique and different from others. Why not check them out this year? Here are the five must-try experiences in Europe that you need to bookmark for your next holiday abroad.

Believe in your dreams and the big picture: Pinky Daga

Pinky Daga,  CEO, Thriive Art & Soul, believes in speaking the truth no matter what the consequences and her all-time fictional hero is Gandalf, the greatest wizard of all time. Her motto, ‘Believe in your dreams and the big picture, especially when no one else does’, is perfect for those dark times when you need the fortitude to find the road to success.

Thriive Art & Soul's Pinky Daga has some great advice when all is not well and things look bleak.

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