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ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Drama, Comedy, Action, Movies

Ajay Devgn: Bollywood's man for all roles

Devgn is among the most successful stars in the Hindi film industry. But his track record reveals his consistent growth as an actor, risking most unusual roles over the years.

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Hindi Cinema, Bollywood, Govinda, Comedy

Why Kader Khan was much more than just a comedy star

Khan acted in more than 300 films and wrote around 200 of them. He understood, and shaped, a lot of the popular culture of his times.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Bollywood, Comedy, Rape, Cannes 2018

Bollywood justifies rape jokes again. Why do so many women laugh at them?

Kangana Ranaut was seen enjoying Jim Sarbh's rape joke on the sidelines of Cannes 2018.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Television, Family Time, The Kapil Sharma Show, Comedy

Why Kapil Sharma has stopped being funny

The comedian seems to have lost his sense of humour. He is making news, and for all the wrong reasons.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Comedy, Hindi, Television, Kapil Sharma

Why the new Kapil Sharma show is worse

He used to body-shame Kiku Sharda for fun. He is still doing the same.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Vidya Balan, Comedy, Bollywood, Tumhari Sulu

When Vidya Balan spoke about sexual harassment while promoting Tumhari Sulu

'I always took it for granted that there are predators everywhere, not just in the film industry.'

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Comedy, Humour, Jaspal Bhatti, Humour

Remembering Jaspal Bhatti

Punjab’s most loved comedian and satirist won over fans with his rib-tickling humour that focused on troubling social issues.

ART & CULTURE

 |  10-minute read
Guru Dutt, Bollywood, Comedy, Johnny Walker

Johnny Walker, the teetotaller-drunkard who charmed Bollywood, cannot be forgotten

He gave us good cinema, good songs and lots of laughter.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Comedy, Hasan Minhaj, Donald Trump

Hasan Minhaj, a Muslim of Indian-origin, roasts Trump at White House. Can India pull off such an act?

Even though the American president wasn't there to attend the dinner with journalists, the take down was brutal, lucid and essential.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Comedy, Indian TV, Taarak Mehta

Secret of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah being the world's longest-running comedy show

It has just completed 2,100 episodes and become the longest-running comedy show globally.