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ART & CULTURE

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'Tripathi bach jayega!' Decoding Pankaj Tripathi and why India's drooling over this middle-aged guy

Shah Rukh Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui are passé. There’s a new heartthrob on the bloc.

ART & CULTURE

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The Second Time Curse: 'Sacred Games 2' with Saif Ali Khan, Pankaj Tripathi and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, hit by Netflix’s season two syndrome

Every Netflix original dips in the second season, after delivering a punch in the first, only to pick up in the third.

ART & CULTURE

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Not So Masoom: Why Shekhar Kapur's 'main bhi underprivileged' is just a cry for attention

Truth is, 'Masoom' remains one of the best films ever made in India. Kapur's rant about his struggle though only reminds us of the value of humility.

LIFE

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Super 30 and a super-brown Hrithik Roshan: Why I think the heavily bronzed Hrithik is an insult to the man he's playing

Hrithik Roshan’s off-putting faux-darkened skin reeks of Bollywood’s elitist and racist outlook. It's as bad as using 'black face' on non-African performers to make them fit non-white roles.

VARIETY

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'Criminal Justice' on Hotstar: Vikrant Massey and Pankaj Tripathi dazzle you in this thriller

This series is an adaptation of a show aired earlier on the BBC. But its desi version captures details and moods well while its actors are fantastic. Pankaj Tripathi in particular is outstanding.

VARIETY

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Mirzapur itself is missing from Amazon series 'Mirzapur', but Pankaj Tripathi shines

Almost all the characters abuse, and abuse a lot, but fail to give it the piercing edge characteristic of the part of India the series deals with.

ART & CULTURE

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#TrailerReview: Mirzapur is a tribute to Gangs Of Wasseypur

No, Farhan Akhtar. You can’t give us what Anurag Kashyap gave us six years ago.