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Amazon Prime Video, Sacred Games, Paatal lok, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 29: Gritty and gripping Paatal Lok is among the best of Indian television

Paatal Lok is a reminder to you of what lies outside of your window. The world is not all glossy and shiny, nor is it bleak and horrid.

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Bollywood, Typecast actor, Policeman, Jagdish raj

Remembering Jagdish Raaj: The quintessential policeman of Bollywood

On his death anniversary today, we remember Jagdish Raaj — an actor who epitomised the role of police inspector in Bollywood.

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Gabriela garcia, Of women and salt, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 28: Of Women and Salt, and the matrilineal heritage

Of Women and Salt is a story of mothers and daughters; mothers when they were daughters and daughters when they become mothers.

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Netflix originals, Sacred Games, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 27: The righteous and ruthless Sacred Games were a turning point for Indian TV

The Netflix-original two-season series broke new ground for Indian television. These games are too sacred to miss.

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Short Stories, Laura van den berg, I hold a wolf by the ears, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 23: I Hold a Wolf by the Ears is deliciously unsettling

I Hold A Wolf By The Ears is acclaimed author Laura van den Berg’s latest collection of adult fairy tales laced with melancholy and spiked with dilemmas that will leave you unsettled.

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Black, Netflix, Will smith, The fresh prince of bel-air

Daily Recco, July 22: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, timeless and woke

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is remarkable because it took on topics that were typically 'Black problems' and talked about them in a non-aggressive and non-confrontational way, back in the 1990s.

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The indies awards, Music video, Marshall tyagi, Hit by the gravity

Hit By The Gravity: Societal discrimination against the trans community

Marshall Tyagi's debut song, 'Hit By The Gravity' and its video portray how a transperson raises a mute child, and the discrimination they face on an everyday basis.

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Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Waiting, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 20: Waiting, the story of hope and beyond

On Naseeruddin Shah's birthday today, watch Waiting (2015) as a tribute to the actor who brings hope, laced with wit and a resilient acceptance of life as Prof Shiv.

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Family values, Lulu wang, The farewell, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, July 19: The Farewell that's more than a goodbye

Is a "good lie" worth the burden on an entire family? The Farewell tells you it is and how. A heartwarming, sad and funny saga of families, relationships, and collectivism versus individualism.

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Korean cinema, K-movies, Space movies, Space sweepers

Daily Recco, July 15: Space Sweepers, the working-class for the space-bound

Armed with great humour, brilliant acting, highly charged action sequences and truckloads of splendid visuals to satiate the sci-fi buff in you, Space Sweepers is a great way to fantasise about life in the great beyond.