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Gully boy, Coronavirus, Ananya panday, Filmfareawards2020

DailyOh! Did Rishi Kapoor buy Filmfare award for Bobby? Is coronavirus a biological weapon?

Ananya Panday winning the 2020 Best Debut Filmfare award takes us back to Rishi Kapoor, who said he bought a Filmfare award for Bobby.


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Ranveer Singh, Academy Awards, Oscars, Gully boy

Why Gully Boy is a good bet for India at the Oscars

The movie checks most boxes in terms of factors that the West expects from the cinema it terms 'foreign'.


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Bollywood, Muslims in India, Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh

Soorma. Taveez. Pathan suit: Why Muslim men in Hindi cinema need a totally new wardrobe

Every Muslim man, ever written into a Hindi movie, has inescapable markers of his religion. Karan Johar's 'Kalank' plays up this stereotype hugely too. Is this depiction drawn from laziness? Lack of awareness? Or something else?


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Nationalism, Muslim identity, Zoya Akhtar, Ranveer Singh

No costume drama: 'Gully Boy' and being Muslim in Bollywood today

In Bollywood, over many decades, for every Vijay, Prem and Rahul, there were just no Rahims or Abduls. Until, finally, there was a Murad!


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Entertainment, Gully boy, Bollywood, Ranveer Singh

Beyond the silver screen: Does sharing the real life persona of cine stars give their roles a leg-up?

A single tweet from Ranveer Singh, where he presents his ‘real’ image, does more for him than what a classic Hindi film publicist could ever imagine.


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Zoya Akhtar, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Gully boy

No, 'Gully Boy' is not a great film. Here’s why

The movie is cultural appropriation, plain and simple.


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Gully boy movie review, Gully boy, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh

FilmO: Does Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' live up to the hype?

It most certainly does.


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Zoya Akhtar, Reema kagti, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh

'Gully Boy' Movie Review: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhat make it 'bahut hard' for us to find flaws

'Gully Boy' is a story of making room for your extra-large dreams in a 10X10 'kholi'. We're giving it 4.5 stars out of 5.


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Sedition row, Gully boy, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi

How Ranveer Singh's 'Gully Boy' track 'Azadi' turned 'sedition' into 'nationalism'

Both the Congress and the BJP want a piece of 'Azadi' for politics, but Ranveer Singh wants none of it. We wonder, has anyone asked Kanhaiya Kumar?


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Narendra Modi, Chowkidar chor hai, Rahul Gandhi, Ranveer Singh

Move over, ‘Gully Boy’ Ranveer Singh: We got a new rapper in Rajnath Singh

We can't 'rap' our heads around Rajnath Singh's rapping. Can you?