Kaveree Bamzai

OPEN TO OPINION

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Editor-at-Large, India Today Group

ART & CULTURE

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In Sir Vidia's work, India is what it is

Let’s discuss his work and examine him for what he wrote. In that, we will find truths about India only his brutal honesty could illuminate.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Shivaji had Hindu enemies and Qutb Shah had Brahmin ministers

Author Manu S Pillai in his 'Rebel Sultans' decodes the black and white narrative that emerges from an intense inferiority complex.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Sanju is a film in denial of its subject's flaws

The problem with the movie is that it is tough to see it apart from the life of the person it is based on.

ART & CULTURE

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Why a novelist within a novel, who rallied against Congress, is disappointed with BJP's rise

Amitabha Bagchi's new book Half the Night is Gone chronicles the rise of Delhi and its many cultures.

LIFE

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ART & CULTURE

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Lust Stories: Men? Who needs them when in Bollywood

The Netflix original is a collection of four shorts about love and desire in contemporary India.

HUMOUR

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The imagined conversation between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un

Bad haircuts, fake news, Dennis Rodman and hamburgers — they have plenty to catch up on!

VARIETY

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Ocean's 8 and the luxury houses that Indian royals built

The role of Indian royals in building the biggest luxury brands in the world has not been publicised enough.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Saeed Mirza says 2019 will be a battle of minds

In his collection of essays, Memory in the Age of Amnesia, Mirza has described fascism as a state of mind.

ART & CULTURE

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No, you cannot gaslight these Veeres

In the age of #MeToo, the problem is not that Veere Di Wedding is unabashed about female sexuality. It is that it doesn’t go far enough.