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Anushka enjoys characters that challenge her philosophy

As an actress, Anushka Sharma, who essays a Gujarati girl in “Jab Harry Met Sejal”, says she enjoys playing a character that has different beliefs from her own. She says essaying such a character gives her a creative high and adds to her perspective. Asked if the process of convincing oneself to believe in a character that one has to ... Read More »

Cartoon characters as super veggies help kids eat healthy

  Influencing kids to make the right food choice could be a lot easier for parents (mstay/Getty Images) Influencing kids to make the right food choice could be a lot easier for parents as researchers have found that children exposed to animated cartoon characters that take the shapes of healthy vegetables such as carrots or cucumber are more likely to ... Read More »

Picking Genders for Characters Could Be the Next Big Thing for Emoji

According to the common emoji keyboard, women don’t run. Only men run. See? But that could soon change under a new draft proposal to the Unicode Consortium, the body that develops and maintains software standards for texts and characters. The document outlines a number of changes, including male, female and neutral gender options for many human-looking characters. If adopted, this ... Read More »