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ART & CULTURE

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Sheesha, #MeToo, Bollywood, Patipatniaurwoh

Pati Patni Aur Woh: Why Bollywood refuses to grow up even in the time of #MeToo

The film industry continues to fail in terms of onscreen portrayal of sexual harassment, especially in the shadow of its legacy of trivialising the issue.

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Sultan, Hrithik Roshan, War

War's success shows critics and audiences differ on what is a good film

The Hrithik Roshan-Tiger Shroff starrer film is as far as it can be from anything that could further the cause of cinema, but that isn't something that concerns the viewer.

VARIETY

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Netflix, Tridev, Martin Scorsese, Bollywood

Why it’s time for Indian filmmakers to switch to ‘filmmaker mode’

In some other countries, it would be sacrilegious to present a film in a format different from its original.

VARIETY

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Entertainment, Bollywood, Ananya panday, Sonam Kapoor

And Sonam Kapoor is patriotic much: Why must our Bollywood stars exhibit ignorance on the most vital issues?

Did you know Sonam Kapoor's name has this particularly striking 'Kashmir connection'?

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Patriotism, Independence day 2019, Uri the surgical strike

Surge of nationalism or political promotion: What is wrong with Bollywood’s recent blockbusters?

If the audiences are lapping up films that reinforce a sense of patriotism, why is it being talked about as effective propaganda?

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Naya daur, Gunga jumna, Vyjayanthimala

The original female superstar: How Vyjanthimala danced into Bollywood, and made the industry dance around her

Happy birthday, Vyjayanthimala!

VARIETY

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Nepotism, Bollywood, Jabariya jodi, Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth Malhotra: A career that remained grounded forever

Despite a Karan Johar-launch, why this actor failed to impress

ART & CULTURE

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Nepotism, Bollywood, Jabariya jodi, Sidharth Malhotra

The Adonis Struggler: Three reasons why Sidharth Malhotra's career is yet to take off

And nepotism is not one of the reasons.

ART & CULTURE

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Bollywood, Six Pack Abs, Diet, Ranveer Singh

Why do we have a problem with Ranveer Singh?

Did he just mock at us for indulging in carbohydrates?

VARIETY

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Carbohydrate, Fitness, Bollywood, Ranveer Singh

What Ranveer Singh really needs: Ranveer's shirtless selfie has the internet aflame. But something's missing

Please give him a bowl of Rajma Chawal!