Kaveree Bamzai

OPEN TO OPINION

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Editor-at-Large, India Today Group

VARIETY

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In the 20th year of Princess Diana's death, it is clear that she has not been forgotten

She would have been a star on social media – few had her popular touch.

ART & CULTURE

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Why I love lipstickwale dreams

In Lipstick Under My Burkha, the men are incidental.

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Sunny Leone and kerosene stove rotis in Akhil Sharma's new book

Sharma's new collection of short stories, A Life of Adventure and Delight, has characters that are the oddest of oddballs.

ART & CULTURE

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Sex and jewellery in Indian mythology, courtesy Wendy Doniger

Six things to know about some popular Indian myths.

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Gayatri Jayaraman's Who Me, Poor? is the story of urban migration in India

Intended to be a short history of struggle of youngsters in post liberalised India, it's a guide to learning to live the authentic life.

ART & CULTURE

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9 things we didn't know about Indira Gandhi

Sagarika Ghose's book makes some new revelations.

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Come play detective says Jagga Jasoos

The movie has some spectacular set pieces and old style musical numbers, which transport you to Broadway musicals.

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Why Shekhar Kapur's Will is just wow

London ends up being the real star of the series with its circus artists, prostitutes, actors all put into one multicultural hotchpotch.

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Why Inside Edge hits it out of the stadium

The new series on Amazon Prime Video is everything the IPL promised to be — saucy, scandalous, and steamy.

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Why The Windfall is the one post-liberalisation novel you need to read

Diksha Basu’s novel is all about the hierarchy of wants.