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Box Office, Kabir Khan, Tubelight, Salman Khan

Why hardcore fans seem disappointed with Salman Khan's Tubelight

The trouble with the movie is that the hardcore fan base cannot quite figure out what the actor is up to this time.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut |  4-minute read
Women's Wrestling, TV series, GLOW

Why GLOW lit up my weekend

The TV series captures the early days of women’s wrestling

ART & CULTURE

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Salman Khan, Tubelight

Salman Khan's Tubelight is Bajrangi Bhaijaan goes to China

Director Kabir Khan asks difficult questions in very intolerant times.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Hindi Cinema, Bollywood, Amrish puri

How 'Aao kabhi haveli pe' immortalises Amrish Puri

In the parlance of our times, even after his death, the actor continues to be a 'legend' far surpassing everyone else.

ART & CULTURE

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Women, Hinduism, Ismat Chughtai, Krishna

Is Lord Krishanji a womaniser? Read Ismat Chughtai's letter

[Book excerpt] His devotees have forgotten that if the man is free while the woman is enslaved, their union can only be fraudulent.

ART & CULTURE

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CBFC, Emergency, Indu Sarkar

Should Madhur Bhandarkar’s film Indu Sarkar on Emergency be banned?

The CBFC is showing double standards by bending the 'NOC rule' for the film.

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Arundhati Roy, The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

If Arundhati Roy didn’t exist, we’d have to invent her

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is like a punch to your gut, and if it leaves you winded be grateful.

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 |  Rough Cut |  3-minute read
Sita, Amish Tripathi

Why Amish’s new book argues for a Ram-Sita Rajya - and wins

Sita: Warrior of Mithila has an ancient lesson for 21st century India.

ART & CULTURE

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Anupam Kher, The Accidental Prime Minister, Madhur Bhandarkar, Indu Sarkar

Opportunism, Bollywood style

After the announcement of a film starring Anupam Kher as a thinly disguised Manmohan Singh, comes the trailer of Madhur Bhandarkar's Indu Sarkar.