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Prasoon Joshi: Manto's impact is imprinted on me forever

On Saadat Hasan Manto's 100th birth anniversary, National Award-winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi talks about the writer who he first couldn't fathom and was prohibited from reading and yet went on to......

Why Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman had no need for Hindu screen names

'Muslim actors like Dilip Kumar thought they had to give themselves Hindu names to be acceptable. Was their caution justified?' 'My view is that Indians, of all faiths, are tolerant. Secular is a......

Why cowardly encounters will never cease in India

If 25 black men had been executed illegally in the US in one day, the government would have fallen and the population would have rallied to the victims. In India, those of us who did not applaud......

Modi agreed with every word Giriraj said

'Modi deliberately chose such unhinged people because they said what he wanted to, but couldn't,' says Aakar Patel. Are most terrorists in India Muslims? I had the chance to look at this following......

It's time we face our own devils: Message from bus rape documentary

It is time India started taking part in chats about itself instead of trying to ban them A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest outside a court in New Delhi a year after the heinous......

Quiz Time: What did Pran aspire to be before he became an actor?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Today, we celebrate Pran's birth anniversary by quizing you about his movies. Let's see how much YOU know! 1. What did Pran aspire to be......

Why Dedh Ishqiya is an important film

'Dedh Ishqiya does not yell out loud that it has an LGBT plot... The film does not show over-the-top caricatures of gay characters that we saw in films like Dostana and Bol Bachchan,' says Aseem......

Legendary actor Pran passes away at 93

Legendary actor Pran, loved and feared in equal measure by moviegoers for his roles in Bollywood hits like 'Milan', 'Madhumati' and 'Zanjeer', passed away at a suburban hospital in Mumbai on Friday......

After cancellation of plays, Pak artistes return home

A group of artistes from Pakistan headed home today after two plays by its theatre groups at the ongoing Bharat Rang Mahotsav at National School of Drama (NSD) here were cancelled amid the recent......

Aamir to star opposite Kate Winslet?

After conquering Bollywood through performances as diverse as a colonised villager (Lagaan), a dyslexic teacher (Taare Zameen Par) and a man with short-term memory loss (Ghajini), Aamir Khan is......
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Why Shah Rukh, Aamir, Salman had no need for Hindu screen names

'Muslim actors like Dilip Kumar thought they had to give themselves Hindu names to be acceptable. Was their caution justified?' 'My view is that... ...

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Living a daydream

As a child, my best friend and I would often daydream of a caravan that we would drive around the country and the world, taking pictures and... ...

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Sounds like a plan

Imaad Shah on designing music for theatre and getting inspired by donkeys We wait for Imaad Shah at his 12th floor Versova apartment. He calls to... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/entertainment/bollywood/Sounds-like-a-plan/articleshow/47061481.cms
Death of a liberal

Civil liberties activist Sabeen Mahmud was assassination in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday evening. She was shot dead by unidentified gunmen as she... ...

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Twenty Urdu writers of Delhi

An English newspaper reader is more likely to have heard of Upamanyu Chatterjee (who lives in Nizamuddin East) or Aatish Taseer (near Lodi Garden)... ...

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