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Playback Singing, Hindi film music, Vicarious songs, Bollywoodsongs

How vicarious songs came to the aid of bashful actors in Hindi films

How should the budding romance between the protagonists be depicted on screen, when the script forbids them from directly doing so? Enter buskers and vicarious music to aid.

ART & CULTURE

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Mohanlal, Malayalam Cinema, P balachandran, Ulladakkam

Daily Recco, April 5: Ulladakkam, the multi-layered mind

A fitting tribute to the writer, director and actor P Balachandran, Ulladakkam explores his prowess as a script-writer of creating a psychological thriller that is realistic without being schlocky.

ART & CULTURE

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Superhero series, Marvel cinematic universe, Iron Fist, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, April 2: Iron Fist of understated superhero caper

Marvel's Iron Fist does a great job of setting up the tone and the world in which other MCU heroes are likely to make an entrance.

ART & CULTURE

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Marathi Cinema, Anandi gopal, Dr anandibai joshi, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, March 31: Anandi Gopal, a motivating biopic of an unusual love story

India's first lady doctor, Dr Anandibai Joshi’s life and her husband’s motivation is an inspiring story that makes Sameer Vidwans’s biographical film, Anandi Gopal, a must-watch on her 156th birth anniversary today.

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Leonard Nimoy, Spock, Star trek: the motion picture, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, March 26: Live Long and Prosper watching Star Trek The Motion Picture

Leonard Nimoy’s birth anniversary today is the perfect reason to watch the first of the Trek movies, Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Vulcan Salute and Live Long and Prosper.

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Fantasy series, Netflix originals, The witcher, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, March 25: The Witcher, a bewitching fantasy

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich realistically recreates author Andrzej Sapkowski’s magic and monsters on screen. Be prepared to be bewitched by The Witcher.

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Oscars 2021, Aaron sorkin, The trial of chicago 7, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, March 16: The Trial of Chicago 7, a masterpiece worthy of the Oscars

Aaron Sorkin’s masterpiece is a brilliant courtroom drama that is set in 1960s America and is a mirror of the world and the times we live in.

ART & CULTURE

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Covid-19 pandemic, Malayalam Cinema, Virus movie, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, March 11: Virus. The one before Corona

Today marks a year since the WHO announced Covid-19 as a pandemic. Director Aashiq Abu had no idea that the world would very soon look like scenes from his film, Virus (2019).

ART & CULTURE

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Women's Empowerment, NASA, International women's day, Hidden figures

Daily Recco, March 8: Hidden Figures of women's empowerment

On International Women's Day, as you 'Choose to Challenge', watch Hidden Figures for the stories of three women mathematicians who chose to challenge gender and racial stereotypes.

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Leonardo DiCaprio, James cameron, Titanic, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, February 23: This Titanic is unsinkable

Titanic, the movie, keeps coming back from the icy depths of time.