Personalities

Kerry India Visit – Handshakes of different leaders

Kerry India Visit – Handshakes of different leaders

During his recent visit to India, US Secretary John Kerry met with a few of the leaders from the ruling party as a precursor to PM Modi’s visit to the U.S., which will be in the coming month of September. Here are a few interesting snapshots of how the leaders greeted him and offered the […]

Nonverbal expression of the eyes – Review of Yudh on Sony Channel

Nonverbal expression of the eyes – Review of Yudh on Sony Channel

Sony channel’s recently commenced teleserial Yudh, starring the ever resonant Amitabh Bachchan, uses an effective play of eyes to add drama non verbally. I will go through the opening episode to analyze a few of  those instances where the focus has been kept on the eyes of the actors to communicate the message. The scene […]

Modi in Action – A Perfect Handshake

Modi in Action – A Perfect Handshake

It is a treat for me to watch our current prime minister in action; with time, he has mastered the techniques of using body language effectively. The very day he got sworn in as the prime minster, Modi had invited all SAARC nation leaders to come and meet with him. The below picture is the […]

Dealing with Stress Interviews – A look at Frankly Speaking with ex-BCCI Chief N. Srinivasan

Dealing with Stress Interviews – A look at Frankly Speaking with ex-BCCI Chief N. Srinivasan

Watching Arnab Goswami wrench his interviewees by the neck is always a pleasure, if you are in a voyeuristic mood. You can generally see the guest shift around in the chair, become gradually more and more uncomfortable as the insistent host questions and cross questions on much debated issues surrounding the guest. One of his […]

Laying people off – is your boss really the one making the decision? A snapshot from movie Margin Call

Laying people off – is your boss really the one making the decision? A snapshot from movie Margin Call

At times, some of us are faced with a situation where the boss calls us in his cabin to essentially fire us. Most of us end up cursing him for being harsh and judgmental. But a close attention to his body signals might reveal just how much he personally had to do with the decision […]

Friends or still foes? Madhuri and Juhi meet face to face in Koffee with Karan

Friends or still foes? Madhuri and Juhi meet face to face in Koffee with Karan

The stage is set. Mild warm lights and soft music makes us eagerly await the arrival of the arch rivals of yesteryears. We wonder if we will get to see the long talked about hostility between the two finally emerge on the screen. Will they confront each other or will they converse in stony cold […]

Amazing Mirroring Display – Freida Pinto and Nargis Fakhri on Koffee with Karan

Amazing Mirroring Display – Freida Pinto and Nargis Fakhri on Koffee with Karan

When I switched on the Koffee with Karan featuring Frieda Pinto and Nargis Fakri, which had been widely publicized as too “hot and steamy” to appear in prime time, I was looking to study preening signals of the two ladies. What I saw on display in the entire interview was such an amazing rapport and […]