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ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Trolls, WhatApp, Social Media, BJP

AAP's social media strategist on how BJP garnered a massive audience online

[Book extract] The most controversial aspect of the party's electoral campaign was the 'trolls'.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Cinema, Bollywood, Satyajit Ray, Shatranj Ke Khilari

What Satyajit Ray was like on the sets of Shatranj Ke Khilari

[Book Extract] This was the filmmaker's only feature film in Hindi/Urdu and also his most expensive.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Pamela Hicks, Lord Mountbatten, Edwina Mountbatten, Jawaharlal Nehru

What Nehru and Edwina Mountbatten shared - and what he dreamt of India

What Indians miss most from that era is the old world charm of greater courtesy, gallantry, camaraderie and compassion.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways |   Long-form

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Beatles, Helter Skelter, Serial killer, Charles Manson

How Charles Manson, leader of murderous '60s cult, influenced pop culture

It's interesting to see how certain books, films and songs shaped the serial killer and how he shaped some of them.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut |  4-minute read
Deepika Padukone, Sanjay leela bhansali, Karni Sena, Bollywood

Padmavati row: India has become a republic of bullies

It is a measure of the culture of fear in our nation that people are taking the law into their own hands.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
South Park Street Cemetery, Macaulay, William Shakespeare

How Calcutta kept alive a line of William Shakespeare's family

John Talbot Shakespear's tombstone lies in the South Park Street Cemetery of the city.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Indian Women, Begum Jaan, Manav Kaul, Vidya Balan

Tumhari Sulu tells us there is no such thing as an ordinary woman

The movie highlights the point that there is an interesting story behind every woman who dares to dream.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Tamil films, Dhanush, Stalking, Nirbhaya gangrape case

Chennai techie murder: Tamil cinema needs to stop glamourising stalking

Actors like Dhanush and Udhayanidhi Stalin have turned stalking into a fine art.