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Bring On The Girls

Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl was a publishing sensation and made legit the dysfunctional ‘girl’. Paula Hawkins’s debut novel, The Girl On The Train zoome...

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Her Name Was Gauhar

There is little documentation about India’s great performing artistes and even less about the women. The tawaifs, despite their talent and refinement had the added disa...

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Crime And Punishment

The film Drishyam (in its many versions), raised curiosity about the Japanese book that inspired it. The bestselling Japanese novel is also reportedly being made into another ...

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7/7/07: Heart Of Darkness

Reyhaneh Jabbari was just nineteen when she was arrested for the murder of a man who tried to rape her. After six years of torture and torment she was hanged in October 2014, ...

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Bond Forever

As the latest James Bond film, Spectre become a global hit, and rakes 31.9 crores on opening weekend in India, despite the ‘kiss’ controversy, the one criticism by...

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Of Human Shields and Human Rights

In light of recent events in Srinagar’s Hyderpora in Kashmir, where it is alleged ...

November 27 2021

A mutiny or a plea for independence

As discussions continue, Farrukh Dhondy remembers writing a script for Ketan Mehta - Ran...

November 26 2021

A look back at Mira Nair’s tale of Home: Mississippi Masala

Aditi Singh revisits the film Mississippi Masala, thirty years after its release, and re...

November 25 2021