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ART & CULTURE

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'Diverse' Vs 'Divisive': Did Shah Rukh Khan just reveal his political alignment with his poll rap?

SRK urges every responsible citizen to vote this Lok Sabha election. But clearly, there's more to his rap than meets the eye

ART & CULTURE

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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?

POLITICS

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Statue-tory warning: Election symbols are being covered up around you. Umm...but why?

As per the EC's latest data, there are 2,293 political parties in India. That means 2,293 everyday things chosen as symbols. That also means that everything up to your kitchen sink is probably a party symbol.

ART & CULTURE

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'RAW' Movie Review: John Abraham, Jackie Shroff and Mouni Roy's 'Romeo Akbar Walter' is raw and bland

The story had potential, the cinematography was impressive, yet the film failed to tie it all together. I'm going with 1.5 stars out of 5.

ART & CULTURE

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Welcome back, Irrfan Khan. How we missed you!

Let's face it, cinema was not the same without our supremely talented Irrfan!

ART & CULTURE

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'Kalank' Trailer: 4 things Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt's 'Kalank' evokes

'Bajirao Mastani' to 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge', the 'Kalank' trailer will give you a déjà view!

VARIETY

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JNU's Double Standards: Students want 'sexist songs' banned. What happened to their liberal free thought?

What's next, JNU? Ban books, plays, films, outfits or foods you find offensive? And we thought you were different from AMU and BHU!

ART & CULTURE

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Neena Gupta (finally) wins for 'Badhaai Ho!' Why the wait forever?

Neena is already a winner of the award called life. But a fan is not satisfied yet!

POLITICS

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Why the Election Commission should act on political films releasing near Lok Sabha Elections 2019

At the very least, can EC put a cap on films about political figures contesting in this election?

ART & CULTURE

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