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ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Islam, Dangal, Bollywood, Zaira Wasim

Zaira Wasim’s Bollywood exit: Botox for our collective brain

Why, secular or communal, we are all so entranced by a teenager’s filmi angst.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Dangal, Mehbooba Mufti, Kashmir, Zaira Wasim

Saving Citizen Zaira: The young actor has made a dangerous choice, which shows how alienated Kashmiri Muslims today feel

Talented Kashmiri youth like Zaira Wasim are feeling alienated in a hostile, polarised atmosphere. Certain forces are exploiting the situation. This is the time for liberal India to speak up.

VOICES

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Secret Superstar, Dangal, Religion, Zaira Wasim

Controversy's child: Zaira Wasim is looking for inner peace. Why should we come in her way?

Wasim has suffered from depression and suicidal thoughts. If she seeks peace through religion, why are we judging her? She doesn't have to live life according to our expectations.

LIFE

 |  2-minute read
Dangal, Zaira retirement, Bollywood, Islam and islamophobia

A 'Dangal' of double standards: Zaira is right because her religion makes you uncomfortable

The young star’s decision to 'disassociate' from films has caused a furor that only shows how uncomfortable we are with the religion she cites. No wonder she feels it's time to go.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Tom hanks, Hollywood remake, Dangal, Advait chandan

Will Aamir Khan rock or ruin the Tom Hanks starrer ‘Forrest Gump’?

Our question for the Indian remake of the American classic though is, seriously, but why?

ART & CULTURE

 |  8-minute read
Fatima sana shaikh, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan

Dangal Vs Thugs of Hindostan: A masterclass on what’s hot and what’s not!

Here’s the plain truth. With one we were simply ‘dhaakad’-ed, and with the other blatantly ‘thugged’!

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Indian wrestlers, Ravi barod, Dangal, Mud wrestling

Indian wrestler dies in the ring. A 'Dangal' dream can be successful only at the box office, not real life

Ravi Barod was a 'star pehalwan'. A 25-year-old national medallist from Indore.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Beijing Diary  |  3-minute read
Aamir Khan, Dangal, Secret Superstar, Bollywood

China's love affair with Aamir Khan might not mean big bucks for Bollywood

The success of Secret Superstar has been allowed and facilitated by Beijing, which carefully controls the release of foreign films.

ART & CULTURE

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Aamir Khan, Dangal, Salman Khan, Tiger Zinda Hai

Tiger Zinda Hai will soon be Salman Khan's fastest 300 crore film, but can it beat Aamir Khan's Dangal?

After earning Rs 286.46 crore on its day 13, the spy thriller is slowly inching towards the Rs 300 crore mark.

VARIETY

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Crimes against Women, Dangal, Zaira Wasim

Actor Zaira Wasim trolled for speaking out against molestation is reason women are unsafe in India

People need to stop shaming women who hit back at sexual harassment.