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Dil Bechara review: Sushant teaches us how to live life to the fullest

There are portions in Dil Bechara where the editing appears somewhat rushed, leaving in its wake jerks that undermine the flow of the film

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Baaghi 3: Overdose Of Tiger, Coronavirus Mar The Show

Baaghi 3, which trade analysts are upbeat about, could do well in areas where news of the virus has not terrified the potential audience

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Entertainment

Shikara: Chopra’s ‘airbrushing of genocide by Islamists’ shocks Pandits

‘Shikara, like Padmaavat, turns Hindu genocide into entertainment for commerce,’ says Sushil Pandit about Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s film

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Malang: ‘Violent Love Story’ Theme Borrowed From 80s

Character artistes outshine protagonists in acting while thrill comes at the expense of love, the latter being Mohit Suri’s forte, in Malang

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Tanhaji: An Unabashed Celebration Of Hindutva

Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior Film Review | Featuring Ajay Devgn, Saif Ali Khan, Kajol, Sharad Kelkar, Luke Kenny and Neha Sharma

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Yeh Saali Aashiqui: Impressive debut by Vardhan-Cherag

If you haven’t caught up with Yeh Saali Aashiqui yet, you would like to know how Vardhan Puri debuted when he carves a niche for himself

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Book to reclaim educational heritage of India

Sahana Singh takes us on a roller coaster ride in her book, The Educational Heritage of Ancient India — How an Ecosystem of Learning was Laid to Waste. The first half of the book feels like a soaring, exciting journey into India’s glorious past in which educational institutions flourished. The second half gives a sinking […]

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Kahaani 1 was whodunnit, 2 is chase

In Hindi cinema, it’s the age of the actress. Vidya Balan, like her contemporaries Kangana Ranaut and Deepika Padukone, is carrying the weight of the films they are featured in on their shoulders even as either a big banner or male star attraction is proving inadequate for the box office success of a film. It […]

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Two Dils In Mushkil

Johar, too inhibited of an Islamic backlash to create a plot of reverse love jihad, attempts a brand of feminism he appears to have picked from glossies

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Spectacular But Stupid

Well, this can be the title of reviews of most films by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. He repeats an old love triangle in Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam; he would make us believe through Black that the visually and hearing impaired walk around with their legs spread apart. And he is so fond of making his female […]