Rajeshwari Ganesan
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Assistant Editor, DailyO

POLITICS

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Daily Recco, April 6: My Country My Life, a tall leader’s memoir

One of the tallest leaders and founders of the BJP, LK Advani, recounts his racy political career in the memoir written straight from his heart. A worthy read on the party’s foundation day.

ART & CULTURE

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Daily Recco, April 5: Ulladakkam, the multi-layered mind

A fitting tribute to the writer, director and actor P Balachandran, Ulladakkam explores his prowess as a script-writer of creating a psychological thriller that is realistic without being schlocky.

ART & CULTURE

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Daily Recco, April 2: Iron Fist of understated superhero caper

Marvel's Iron Fist does a great job of setting up the tone and the world in which other MCU heroes are likely to make an entrance.

VARIETY

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Daily Recco, April 1: The Inheritance of Loss, alternating between despondency and droll

A melancholic tale of colonial modernity, clubbed with radical political activism, peppered with comic moments in a compelling narration. Author Kiran Desai nails the bleak dichotomy of parallel universes.

ART & CULTURE

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Daily Recco, March 31: Anandi Gopal, a motivating biopic of an unusual love story

India's first lady doctor, Dr Anandibai Joshi’s life and her husband’s motivation is an inspiring story that makes Sameer Vidwans’s biographical film, Anandi Gopal, a must-watch on her 156th birth anniversary today.

ART & CULTURE

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Daily Recco, March 26: Live Long and Prosper watching Star Trek The Motion Picture

Leonard Nimoy’s birth anniversary today is the perfect reason to watch the first of the Trek movies, Star Trek: The Motion Picture. Vulcan Salute and Live Long and Prosper.

ART & CULTURE

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Daily Recco, March 25: The Witcher, a bewitching fantasy

Lauren Schmidt Hissrich realistically recreates author Andrzej Sapkowski’s magic and monsters on screen. Be prepared to be bewitched by The Witcher.

VARIETY

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Daily Recco, March 23: One Hundred Years of Solitude and the birth of magical realism

Gabriel Garcia Marquez wrote the story of the Buendias in 1967. It has defied time in every sense and stands as a 20th-century work that was almost immediately elevated to the rank of a classic.

VARIETY

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Daily Recco, March 22: For the love of water

Make a responsible choice on World Water Day today. Be water wise.

VARIETY

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Daily Recco, March 19: The Man in High Castle, a chiller-thriller that is not horror

The Man in High Castle could well have set a pretty high bar for other alternate history storylines.