While the ban on large-scale gatherings has been relaxed for Durga Puja pandals and Ramleela celebrations, the Delhi government has issued strict guidelines for organisers to cut down on excesses. This means smaller pandals, a cap on the number of people in enclosed spaces, and shorter or no idols.
The recent arrest of Rhea Chakraborty has led to a spate of actresses like Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and others getting a summons from the NCB. Many have wondered by no male names have so far been called.
Daya remembers burning 'videshi' clothes as part of the swadeshi movement and raising calls of Vande Mataram, Hindu, Muslim alike. She never understood how the fight for freedom turned into a fight for religion.
88-year-old Gulabo Sitabo actress Farrukh Jaffar, who was 14 at the time, does not remember much from the historic event that left millions dead and even more homeless. But she remembers staying back.