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Virat Kohli, Italy, Anushka Sharma, Virat-Anushka wedding

How Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma turned into Virushka sensation

It’s an unsaid norm in our country - if you are a celebrity, you are 'owned' by the countrymen.

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Indian cinema, Bollywood, Shashi Kapoor

A Pakistani fan of Shashi Kapoor's pays a tribute

He was that one thing only a very few men would ever be described as: beautiful.

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Indian cinema, Prithviraj Kapoor, Shashi Kapoor

What it was like knowing Shashi Kapoor

My tryst with his wing of the family, started innocuously as a corporate sponsor supporting Prithvi Theatre, when I ran the iconic telecom company, Orange.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Basant Panchami, Hills, Holi, Kumaon

Why Kumaonis celebrate Holi in winter

The traditional Baithaki Holi of the region is celebrated on the first Sunday of the winter month of 'Pausha'.

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ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Language, Sanskrit

Sanskrit is not dying in India. But some want to kill it

[Book extract] Some people don't perceive it to possess value.

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In Custody, Shashi Kapoor

In custody of Shashi Kapoor — the man who was more than 'Mere paas maa hai'

The actor's death left me wanting to reconnect with the cinema he was associated with, and how impactful one of those had turned out to be for me.