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Domestic Violence, Abuse, Sandeep reddy vanga, Sexist

This Bollywood story of abuse is all masala till it turns real

All characters and events depicted in this story are real. Any similarity to actual events or persons, dead or living, is very sad, but well, it isn’t coincidental.

ART & CULTURE

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Karan Johar, Hrithik Roshan, Bollywood star kids, Simba

Why Aryan Khan’s debut in The Lion King is the greatest of all times

Aryan Khan voices Simba in the Hindi version of the latest Disney movie, The Lion King. Need we say more?

ART & CULTURE

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Movie Review, Bollywood films, Immortality, Toxic masculinity

Toxic, immoral and sexist: What re-watching Yes Boss after 22 years taught me

No, boss. Immorality is not ambition. And love doesn't really change a person's inherent nature.

ART & CULTURE

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Elitism, Racist, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Anand Kumar

The Bronze Lining: Does Hrithik Roshan's make-up in Super 30 stand out because of our inability to see him in non-glamorous roles?

Apart from the makers’ ambitious plans to make a 5’ 11” Greek God look like a 5’6” common Indian man, we, the audience can obviously only picture Hrithik as a suave, stylish man.

ART & CULTURE

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Masculinity, Kabir singh toxic masculinity, Toxic masculinity, Kabir singh

Done ranting about Kabir Singh? Watch Noblemen, a movie which shows bullying, one of the earliest signs of toxic masculinity

Toxic masculinity can be seen in young boys in the form of bullying, and Noblemen’s gritty portrayal of child bullies is an eye-opener.

ART & CULTURE

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Bihar, Anand kumar biopic, Pankaj tripathi, Hrithik Roshan

Super 30 and a super-brown Hrithik Roshan: Why I think the heavily bronzed Hrithik is an insult to the man he's playing

Hrithik Roshan’s off-putting faux-darkened skin reeks of Bollywood’s elitist and racist outlook. It's as bad as using 'black face' on non-African performers to make them fit non-white roles.

ART & CULTURE

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Kangana hrithik controversy, Anand kumar biopic, Vikas bahl, Hrithik Roshan

Super 30 Movie Review: Hrithik Roshan and Vikas Bahl present a strictly average film despite great potential

Even with all of Hrithik's hard work and efforts, he sticks out like a sore thumb. I'm going with 2.5 stars out of 5.

ART & CULTURE

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Zanjeer, Villain, Bollywood, Pran

Pran, whose name remained unique: Bollywood's admired villain, Pran, was so talented, parents shied away from naming kids his name!

Shammi Kapoor, Dev Anand, Dharmendra, all became heroes only by defeating Pran! He too floored viewers with his sardonic wit, flamboyant appearance and his chilling acting.

ART & CULTURE

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Judgementall hai kya, Ban kangana, Twitter Trolls, Misogyny

Dear Kangana and Rangoli, you invoke the nation to hit your critics. But you're missing what India is all about!

Of course you have the right to be annoyed at a bad review. But why does writing that make us 'anti-national' in your eyes? Don't you believe in India's freedom of speech?

ART & CULTURE

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Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Violence against women, Misogyny

Baby, love hurts: Bollywood's romance with violence against women has been its most enduring affair

From Amitabh Bachchan to the Khans, Bollywood has always normalised violence against women. Today, 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Vanga describes violence as expressing true love.