Muqbil Ahmar

OPEN TO OPINION

@muqbil_ahmar

Writer and theatre activist

VOICES

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Why did Bangalore molestation invoke outrage and not Chhattisgarh police rapes?

If women's safety is really a matter of urgent concern, let's start from the place where they are being treated as less than human - with inconceivable barbarity.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read

Happy birthday to Bollywood's very Kaabil actor, Hrithik Roshan

India's Greek god has come a long way in his career.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

ART & CULTURE

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Will Dangal become Bollywood's biggest blockbuster by earning Rs 400 crore?

Industry pundits had predicted a lukewarm response to the film!

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

VARIETY

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Why some Twitter trolls are celebrating Om Puri's death

Anybody who is even slightly critical of the government or has a different opinion receives a scathing response.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

ART & CULTURE

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How Om Puri's choice of cinema set the artist in him apart

A timeline of his versatile genius.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

Ghalib was a people's poet, that was his greatness

Even today the Urdu poet's couplets are recited by the common man with great elan.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

POLITICS

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Seize the day, Rahul Gandhi. Demonetisation is the gift that keeps giving

There is no time like the present for the grand old party to get its act together. After all, it's Congress Day.

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@muqbil_ahmar

ART & CULTURE

 |   2-minute read

How Dangal beat demonetisation, proved content is king

Industry insiders predict the movie could be India’s first Rs 400-crore film.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

VOICES

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Aamir Khan with Dangal has raised the bar for sports biopics in India

Method acting finally comes of age under Bollywood arclights.

Muqbil Ahmar
@muqbil_ahmar

ART & CULTURE

 |   3-minute read