Vinayak Chakravorty

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The Pulp Pit

Film critic, Mail Today

ART & CULTURE

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How Race 3 reveals Salman Khan's hit formula

At a time when all other superstars are experimenting, the ploy has become his freak USP.

ART & CULTURE

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Rajinikanth revealed his anti-saffron colours with Kaala

What sets apart 'Kaala' from formulaic Rajini films of the past is the way the movie openly pushes his anti-right wing slant.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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Why Pad Man is another excuse of a crowd-pleaser by Akshay Kumar

The movie seems more about letting the actor score acting points than drive home an honest message.

ART & CULTURE

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Padmaavat could have been a great film

Sanjay Leela Bhansali adds to the myth of Padmavati spectacularly.

VARIETY

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Bollywood in 2018: An A to Z guide

The concise B-Town dictionary of all that should make news in the year ahead.

ART & CULTURE

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Goodbye Shashi Kapoor, you changed Indian cinema for us

The actor struck a balance between Indian mainstream's relish for the larger than life with finer aesthetics of world cinema.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Salman Khan and 'Tiger Zinda Hai' lot will secretly be happy at Padmavati's plight

Postponing the release date of Padmavati will not be a good idea in this age of piracy.

ART & CULTURE

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How getting trolled actually helps Priyanka Chopra

The double dose within weeks can only benefit the actor in a year when she has no Bollywood releases.

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Lipstick Under My Burkha talks about women the way Bollywood never has

Alankrita Shrivastava’s new film takes feminism on the Hindi screen to a new high.