Srijana Mitra Das
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Opinion Editor, India Today Group Digital.

ART & CULTURE

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Batla House Movie Review: With ‘Batla House’, John Abraham packs a powerful patriotic punch!

‘Batla House’ evokes memories of a time when saying ‘terror’ was a huge ‘error’. It merits 3.5 stars

ART & CULTURE

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Zaira Wasim’s Bollywood exit: Botox for our collective brain

Why, secular or communal, we are all so entranced by a teenager’s filmi angst.

ART & CULTURE

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Homage to Veeru Devgan: Ajay Devgn’s father and a star in his own right

Veteran action director Veeru Devgan was remarkable for the manner in which he democratised Bollywood, one punch at a time.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

When India Said No: Narendra Modi and India’s 'fin-de-siecle' moment for Pakistan

If Narendra Modi returns, it will also be for his closure on Pakistan as his beginning of welfare works in India.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Kalank Movie Review: ‘It's bombastic, bizarre and Bhansali-lite. But 'Kalank' does touch your heart!’

'Kalank' hits you — in the heart. It moves you with its spotlight on sheer love, despite the overblown sets and the disco-ghunghroo lines. For that, it gets three stars.

ART & CULTURE

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Kesari is a triumph of acting, action – and Akshay!

Akshay Kumar is transformed in his soldier’s role while the ensemble cast shines. Kesari merits a rich four stars!

POLITICS

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We could see Pulwama coming – and there’s more to follow

Attempted terror strikes of the most craven kind will only grow now, in Kashmir and elsewhere. This is when our leaders must rise to the occasion as one.

POLITICS

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Keep it cool: With Pakistan, India should never confuse deep friendships for the deep state

Few do jhappi-pappi bonhomie better than Lahore. Delhi must curb its enthusiasm and stay hard-headed

POLITICS

 |   7-minute read

A madness that binds: The common thread linking murdered J&K BJP secretary Anil Parihar with Pakistan's Asia Bibi

There's a mania that’s spilling from Sialkot to Srinagar, which is driving the lust for a jihadi 'azaadi'.

VARIETY

 |   5-minute read

‘Sometimes, you censor yourself in journalism - and totally un-censor yourself in fiction’

Famous Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif speaks with Srijana Mitra Das about his new book 'Red Birds' (Bloomsbury) and more.