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John Lennon, Rock band, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Thebeatles

50 years of The Beatles split: Why even the gods couldn't prevent it

This year marks the 50th year of The Beatles' break-up, which even the gods could not prevent.

ART & CULTURE

 |  KOCH DIARIES |  3-minute read
Satyajit Ray, Apur sansar, Soumitra chatterjee, DailyreccoKOCH DIARIES

Daily Recco, November 16: A life-changing trip with Apu

For most of the world beyond Bengal and Bengalis, Soumitra Chatterjee was synonymous with Apu, the role he played in Apu'r Sansar (The World of Apu), the Satyajit Ray masterpiece.

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Rock Music, Canadian musician, Summer of 69, Bryanadams

Bryan Adams: The mournful romantic

Bryan Adams — one of rock's most talented balladeers with a friendly, world-weathered rasp — turns 61 today.

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Northeast cuisine, Nicholas kharkongor, Axone, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, November 3: Axone, and the pungent message of racism

When food, which is the strongest foundation of any tradition, becomes a bone of contention between two cultures, it results in a hilarious-yet-hard-hitting movie like Axone.

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Cary joji fukunaga, Beasts of no nation, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, October 29: The real Beasts of No Nation

Beasts of No Nation is not for the faint of heart. It delves into the extent that war can tear lives apart and manipulate children to rape, kill and unleash unspeakable atrocities on other innocents.

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Playback Singing, Classical Music, Hindi film music, Mannadey

Remembering Manna Dey: The classical titan who deserved better

Manna Dey was too good for his own good. On his seventh death anniversary, here is a tribute to the immense talent and humility of the singing giant.

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Hollywood, Adam sandler, Uncut gems, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, October 22: Uncut Gems, priceless

The chaotic-yet-nail-biting plot, the relatability of the characters, the pace of the movie, and the remarkable acting and direction make Uncut Gems a must-watch.

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Music Album, Madonna, Ray of light, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, October 19: Madonna's Ray of Light at the end of the dark tunnel

Madonna's album Ray of Light is one of the most powerfully evocative pieces and the much-needed connect with one's spiritual self in these gloomy times.

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Censor Board, Deleted songs, Hindi film music, Bollywoodmusic

Bollywood movies, Censor Board, and the curious case of deleted songs

Heard melodies are sweet, those unheard are sweeter. But those that are unseen are a matter of regret.

ART & CULTURE

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Movie Theatres, Sushant Singh Rajput, Chhichhore, Dailyrecco

Daily Recco, October 15: Chhichhore brings back oodles of nostalgia

As the weekend draws closer, watch Chhichhore on OTT. And if you are going to the theatres, take your precautions.