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Leila review, Prayaag akbar, Deepa Mehta, Siddharth

For want of Leila, the plot was lost!

Netflix's Leila builds up fear masterfully but doesn't manage to hold it.

ART & CULTURE

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Instagram poet, Atticus poetry, Rupi Kaur, Kabir ke dohe

Poet Kabir Das was the original Insta poet and you cannot tell me otherwise

Long before Rupi Kaur, Lang Leav and other Instagram poets, Kabir Das was the poetic force that popularized the style.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Tarar Square |  6-minute read
Entertainment, Pakistan, Netflix, CakeTarar Square

Why Pakistani film 'Cake' reminded me of 'The God of Small Things'

'Cake' is a simple reminder of all that matters, and all that we take for granted until we don’t have it any more.

ART & CULTURE

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Mary Kom, Gender stereotypes, Toxic feminism, Toxic masculinity

No, Ranveer-Deepika, showing any spouse, male or female, hitting the other is not funny. In no case

Women are human, just like men. Personality traits like kindness are not attached to one's gender. Neither are abusive tendencies such as domestic violence.

ART & CULTURE

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Alia Bhatt, Soni razdan, No fathers in kashmir, Father's Day

Fathers' Day, Fathers' Way: Why 'No Fathers in Kashmir' made me think not of politics but simply of my dad's love

A mother's love has been celebrated numerous times on screen. In comparison, we often don't notice the love, protection and care our fathers give us. In Kashmir, it can make a crucial difference.

ART & CULTURE

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Jahan ara, Baiju bawra, Madhubala, Bharat bhushan

Bharat Bhushan: Bollywood's original chocolate boy suffered many tragedies but this is how he will be remembered

The songs picturised on him in various films are among the classics of Hindi cinema.

ART & CULTURE

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Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan, Angry young man, Anger Management

Not more Kabir Singh or Arjun Reddy! I want an 'angry young woman' in Indian cinema now!

Why do we accept men with temper issues but not women? Why are women always the calming comforters, but never the raging protagonist? When will Bollywood ever grow up?

ART & CULTURE

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Jhalmuri on the streets of london, Angus deenon jhalmuri, Jhalmuri at the oval, India vs australia jhalmuri

‘Bhery Bhel Done’: This British chef selling Jhalmuri on the streets of London has won over desi Twitter

Move over, fine dining and snooty posh restaurants. The flavour rocking London right now is our very own Jhalmuri, made by a Brit chef!

ART & CULTURE

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Cinema, Crazy mohan, Kamal Haasan, Tamil cinema

Goodbye Crazy Mohan: The loved linguistic genius is the reason Tamil cinema got Kamal Haasan, the great comic actor

Crazy Mohan was adored for his sparklingly funny comedies, his brilliant wordplay and his marvellous ability to make absolutely clean jokes.

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood News, First look, Twitter Reactions, Romance

Vicky Kaushal in Bhoot: Karan Johar steps into the horror genre. Now, we're really scared

That look on Vicky's face in the poster. Yup, that was the look on ours when we heard.