Letters

Letters




Influential stars - He says

February 12 - 18 , 2020
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From advertisements on the highways to screens on one’s laptop, celebrities have a way of touching every aspect of our lives.  Maybe watching Messi kick around a football while elegantly balancing a bottle of Pepsi on his elbow is just the motivational kick - pun surprisingly unintended - that I need, to try out the sweet drink. Perhaps these famous faces are more influential than we actually think they are.  Being a celebrity, although glamorous in many ways, has its heavy set of burdens. Imagine being scrutinised with every step you take, judged for your personal choices and mocked for things out of your control.





Influential stars - He says

February 12 - 18 , 2020
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Marilyn Monroe. Audrey Hepburn. Shah Rukh Khan. Celine Dion. They all have so much in common – they all discontinued trends, changed trends and built trends. Ever since the advent of movies, TV shows and songs, celebrity culture has only spread more and more. No one can deny that no one has influenced us more than actors, singers, reality stars and other celebrities.





Youth Talk Column

February 12 - 18 , 2020
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It was heartening to read the humane and sensitive viewpoints expressed by Zaidaan and Athena in the Youth Talk Column in last week’s Gulfweekly related to the Coronavirus danger that has gripped the world in our new year of 2020.





Failure does not equal shame

February 12 - 18 , 2020
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Who is the @KhaleejiGirl? She is the voice of women across the region, touching on poignant topics and what is close to her heart. She has captured the attention of men and women on Instagram and will be sharing her thoughts with our readers too.