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Jhappi-pappi and all

Farrukh Dhondy recalls the Bhartiya Janta Party’s election victory of 2014, which he watched unfold on television when h...

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Dark Humour Now

“What did we do without mobile phones?” is the buzz question of the chatterati of the West and of the chapaterrati of India, writes...

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Shakespeare in Bollywood

Shakespeare travels, writes Farrukh Dhondy, in his piece on how well and how not so well the bard’s writing has been ada...

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A Faust for Bangladesh

Farrukh Dhondy at his best as he recounts the attempt he once made to adapt Goethe’s Faust for the Bangladeshi screen. Read More

A mutiny or a plea for independence

As discussions continue, Farrukh Dhondy remembers writing a script for Ketan Mehta - Rani of Jhansi, which was hijacked of cou...

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Scripting doomsday!

In the last few years, which were bedevilled with ambivalence, ambiguity and plain misunderstandings, statements of people in power or celebrit...

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A letter to my younger self

Farrukh Dhondy writes to himself in this hilarious yet very poignant piece. You ‘must’ read it!

The Indian Screen: Myth and Reality

Farrukh Dhondy traces the evolution of Indian storytelling from early days, when stories travelled by word-of-mouth, to now, a...

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Mein hoon PIO!

Farrukh Dhondy observes Indian media in foreign countries and the hype it creates over events there, however, concluding that ...

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My first trip on Air-India

With Air-India in the news, Farrukh Dhondy reminisces u...

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