Bollywood

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VARIETY

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Bollywood, Cinema halls, Amitabh Bachchan, Thugs of hindostan

Thugs of Hindostan releases this Diwali: Are movie launches during festivals good for families or not?

As we head into festive season, there's a deluge of big Bollywood movies. But could 'festival releases' take away precious family bonding time or add to it? Catch our DailyO VS!

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal

Why the heroine is the hero in Anurag Kashyap's Manmarziyaan

The movie is about love which is complicated, short on patience, and most unexpected.

VARIETY

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Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Entertainment, Bollywood

The Badshah and the Bhai: Why Indians love to watch their Karan and Arjun together

Bollywood budgets can't accommodate both SRK and Salman in the same film. But wait, cameos are there!

ART & CULTURE

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Maya, Hollywood, Bollywood, French cinema

How 'desi girl' Aarshi Banerjee is making waves in French cinema

The model-turned-actor plays a leading role in the French film, Maya.

VARIETY

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Bollywood, Korean war goodbye kiss, Kissing, Jalebi

We should all copy the 'Jalebi' poster kiss. A kiss has no copyright

Like the twirls of the jalebi, a gesture of love in any form is sweet, even if imitated or acquired.

ART & CULTURE

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Raj Kapoor, Hollywood, Bollywood, Cinema

Why the sale of RK studios is end of an era for Hindi cinema

For film historians and serious students of cinema, the studio's legacy was unmatched.

VOICES

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Kangana Ranaut, Karan Johar, Bollywood, Nepotism

Nepotism and Bollywood: In this unending saga, talent will always be the hero

Star kids get an easy debut, but an actor’s journey is not defined by their first film alone.

ART & CULTURE

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Mere mehboob, Actress, Cinema, Bollywood

Why Sadhana was the first real female style icon of Hindi cinema

She was the first heroine of Indian cinema who set trends and styles that were followed faithfully by thousands of her fans.

ART & CULTURE

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YouTube, Entertainment, Music, Bollywood

Old songs, new delights: How YouTube is letting fans enjoy complete versions of abridged melodies

Many old songs would have some stanzas deleted to make them fit into records. These lost stanzas are now being rediscovered.

ART & CULTURE

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Gold, Kesari, Bharat kumar, Bollywood

Why the box office loves Bollywood's new Bharat Kumar

After being a ‘khiladi’ for a long period in his career, Akshay Kumar has emerged as the patriotic hero of modern times.