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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, 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?


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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!


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Baaghi 2, Tiger Shroff, Ranveer Singh, Prashant Kishor

Prabhat Choudhary: Why he is the 'Prashant Kishor' of Bollywood

If Prashant Kishor is irreplaceable in Indian politics, Prabhat Choudhary is the MVP of Bollywood, here's why.


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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.