Biswadeep Ghosh
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The writer is a freelance writer. He is the author of MSD: The man, the leader

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

It's Complicated: Madras High Court raises concern over growing extramarital affairs in India. But why are these growing?

The court has asked 20 questions, including whether TV shows are responsible for these affairs. The reasons are multiple. The search is often only one.

ART & CULTURE

 |   5-minute read

Kangana Ranaut: A firebrand who is unafraid to break conventions

From nepotism to gender pay disparity, Kangana has never shied away from calling a spade a spade, even if that meant a controversy. How many of her colleagues can claim the same?

ART & CULTURE

 |   7-minute read

Ajay Devgn: Bollywood's man for all roles

Devgn is among the most successful stars in the Hindi film industry. But his track record reveals his consistent growth as an actor, risking most unusual roles over the years.

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

Pulwama Attack: Yes, we are angry. And we need to see our anger channelized now

India has faced repeated terrorist attacks and cowardly strikes. The list of known terrorist names is only growing longer. It's high time we put an end to this nefarious situation.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Romance, tragedy, jingoism, same-sex: How Hindi cinema has fallen in love over the years

Hindi cinema has shown us several shades of passion over the decades. It has been liberating but today, it needs to do much more.

Film

 |   4-minute read

Being PC: Priyanka Chopra's new Hollywood movie releases. But has her international career kept pace with her talent?

Priyanka Chopra appears in 'Isn't It Romantic'. But will the film justify the big buzz around the desi girl, who is celebrated abroad but yet has to see a huge Hollywood hit?

ART & CULTURE

 |   9-minute read

When Doordarshan Dazzled: There was a time when it was the only TV channel in India, and it had sterling shows

The golden era of Indian television, the 1980s, which saw some of the finest shows, was marked by a mix of passion and intellect, coming to the fore on DD's screen.

VARIETY

 |   4-minute read

Get Real! Of course Neha Dhupia and other Bollywood stars will get trolled for any physical changes

Model-turned-actress Neha Dhupia was trolled for her post-pregnancy weight gain. Such coverage and comments are shameful. But they can be logically expected, seeing how Bollywood functions today.

ART & CULTURE

 |   8-minute read

From 'Maine Pyar Kiya' to 'Bharat': How Salman is Bollywood's 'Last Original'

Compared to his peers Aamir and Shah Rukh Khan, Salman has hardly changed as an actor. That's true even in an age of furious filmi experimentation.

LIFE

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Questions, Curiosity, Accusations: The story of a divorced Indian man

He had always thought divorce was a private affair. He was so very wrong.