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Bollywood, beat this! Reunited after 22 years

This is one story that even the late Manmohan Desai, the king of Bollywood potboilers, would have been proud of. Only this time it is for real.On a bright April day in 1981, seven-year-old......

'India is a very powerful democracy. It can humble any dictator'

'I have never seen anybody disliked more as prime minister than Modi.' 'What is interesting is in his prime ministership, no matter whatever happens in any corner of India, Modi is blamed for it.'......

Rahul @ FTII: Let down by the dialogue writer

The Congress sent in Rahul Gandhi to play Aamir Khan at the FTII, but it turned out that he played Imran Khan instead, says Malavika Sangghvi. In purely filmic terms, the Rahul Gandhi's appearance......

'We need to finish the nuclear agreement... I don't think we have finished it'

July 18 marks a decade since the landmark India-US civilian nuclear deal was struck. Aziz Haniffa/Rediff.com reports on how Nicholas Burns, Washington's point person in the long negotiation on the......

'It was a vote for India'

'The nuclear deal required Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to gamble the future of his government on a vision for the future of his nation.' Joe Biden marks the 10th anniversary of the India-US......

Govt is likely to decontrol sugar industry

Morarji Desai's government in 1977 decontrolled sugar. Now after four decades, the UPA2 led by Manmohan Singh is moving towards deregulation of the sugar industry, which means no dual price of......

Manmohan Singh honours economist Padma Desai

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh joined former Russian Premier Yegor Gaidar and Nobel laureates on Thursday to compliment Padma Desai, described as 'An economist's economist' by Nobel laureate Paul......

The real issues behind land acquisition

Farmers are inextricably tied to their land. Deprived of it, they have little else to fall back on for their livelihood, says Hasmukh Shah. "This land is your land." Woody Guthrie wrote this great......

Of PMs and their pet economists

Economists who get too close to prime ministers eventually come to grief after their boss is defeated, say T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan If you look at the list below, not one of the economists who......

Bureaucrats to boardrooms: Murthy on India's remarkable journey

Image: Students wave national flags in Chandigarh. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters India has made a remarkable journey from a top-down system of economic decision-making to one that unleashed our......

Vishal Bhardwaj's next is a homage to Manmohan Desai

If you are intrigued by the title of Vishal Bhardwaj's new film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola, here's a clue to what it means. It's actually a backhanded compliment to Manmohan Desai.Says a source,......

Bollywood's movie bloopers

Implausibility is the heartbeat of Bollywood's indispensable masala. From Manmohan Desai's celebration of all things illogical to Farah Khan's wide-ranging devotion to spoof, there's no shortage......

Amar Akbar Anthony, now in Bhojpuri

Manmohan Desai's multistarrer blockbuster, Amar Akbar Anthony, will now be remade in Bhojpuri. It will be directed by Manish Jain, and produced byRajesh Sharma under his banner, Show Man......

The man who thought the unthinkable

Out of the 20 films that Manmohan Desai directed in his career span of 29 years (1960-1988), as many as 13 films were stupendous hits. His success ratio was 65 per cent, in an industry where flops......

Amar Akbar Anthony: Whoop-it-up fun!

Dinesh Raheja'Clear your mind of "cannot"' said Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson. And that is what filmmaker Manmohan Desai did on screen repeatedly, but most notably in Amar Akbar Anthony. He got......

Smith confident of filling in Warne's boots

From being part of the New South Wales squad that won the inaugural Champions League T20 (in 2009) to a member of the Australian team back in the subcontinent to defend its world title, Steven......

Tendulkar is a great ambassador of the game: Smith

South Africa captain Graeme Smith has termed Sachin Tendulkar as " a great ambassador of the game" and said his desire to become a cricketer got wings after watching the Indian batting maestro......
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Straight As for secularism

A new book looks at how the Bollywood classic Amar Akbar Anthony captured a certain zeitgeist of India in the 1970s Three American scholars... ...

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Living wills, Salman Khan, Nido Taniam, Muslim personal law & more

A summary of important cases from the causelists of the Supreme Court, the Bombay High Court, and the Delhi High Court. Supreme Court of India... ...

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Dream of film critics

Right now, youre lending them your eyes and ears. In fact, this them is a vocal community of sorts. From Sunday film assessments by a fistful of... ...

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There Was A 1966 Before 1991

Explaining the decision to not de-license the production of toiletries, the government spokesperson said that they were not particularly a priority... ...

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What Pranab Mukherjee's assent was based on

By Rakesh Bhatnagar President Pranab Mukherjee took three long days to satisfy himself that the Modi cabinet decision recommending imposition of... ...

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