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I never expected that a Tanmay Bhat Snap Story would be national news.
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इसी कड़ी में लेख के साथ में जुड़ा यह वीडियो भी, 'खबर लहरिया' के काम की प्रेरणा को, अपना अनूठापन बरक़रार रखते हुए सामने रखता है।
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YKA’s pop culture fans unite and pick apart this week’s episode. Even though it didn’t deliver much in terms of shocking climaxes, we had a lot of feelings.
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समय के साथ बढ़ती जरूरतों ने कला को हाशिये पर डाल दिया है, और ऐसे में बच्चों के साथ कला का सम्बन्ध एक "एक्स्ट्रा करिकुलर एक्टिविटी" से ज्यादा कुछ नहीं बचा है।

Dresses are supposed to be worn only by women; suits are supposed to be worn only by men. However, Jaden Smith does not seem to think so.

Filmmakers and screenwriters have rarely been so bold as to allow female characters, even in women-centric films, to not have any redeeming qualities.
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My identity as a "Muslim" hasn’t really differentiated me from other fellow Indian millennials. Except when it has.
Ram Pratap Verma, a 32-year-old aspiring Bollywood film actor, poses in front of a mural of actor Amitabh Bachchan in Mumbai May 1, 2013. Bollywood is an addiction for many; an addiction that attracts thousands of aspiring stars to the city of Mumbai. Ram Pratap Verma made the journey from his small village eight years ago, and despite carrying his whole "home" inside his bag, he is determined not to give up on his ambitions. He endeavours to watch at least one film a week at a cinema, where the silver screen keeps his dreams alive. Picture taken May 1, 2013. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)


I didn't hear any of the movie dialogues nor did I hear any of the songs. The only thing that I saw and heard was an implosion of claps, whistles and howls.

After the 'Phobia' trailer that gave a lot of us chills, it would have been immensely disappointing if the movie didn't live up to the hype.

सैराट में ऐसा कुछ नया नहीं है जो तुम्हें परेशान करेगा, बस एक चेहरा है, आँखों में बेधड़क घूरता, बिना पलक झपकाये और वो आँखें परेशान करती हैं, फिल्म नहीं।

Underestimating culture shock illustrates the subconscious manner in which we all construct our ideas of ‘normal’ within our native cultural contexts.

On the other hand are our beloved politicians who are the real knights and kings in their own right. It is they who play the real 'game of thrones'.
यह फोटो दिव्या त्रिवेदी द्वारा फेसबुक पर पोस्ट की गयी है

दो दशकों बाद भी हालत कुछ ख़ास नहीं बदले हैं: आज भी समाचार जगत और पत्रकारिता के क्षेत्र में दलित और आदिवासी पत्रकारों कि भागीदारी बेहद सीमित है।

Melisandre subverts and plays with our preconceptions of her role in this world – which is exactly what Game of Thrones does at its finest.
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Instead of passing a moral judgment and creating cinema that condemns, Banerjee simply shows you the reality from his protagonist's perspective.

We’ve curated what the first-day-first-show goers have said, so you can plan your weekend movie outing! (P.S. X-Men: Apocalypse is in theatres too)
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Over the last few months, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and his team have made Swachh Rail Mission their driving force.

While there will always be singers with somewhat frivolous lyrics, a whole genre of relevant music is being born and Indians are at the forefront of it.

People hold on to their differences for a reason, because it makes you, you. To put it simply our differences are what make us 'unique'.
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It was when I was sitting next to the woman I love (who's not a Dalit), and my cousin brother (a Dalit), that the message of the film Sairat sank in deeply.
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For all we know, the government might as well ban serious journalism tomorrow and replace it with 'entertainment' and 'sansani'.

This is where Bahadur Shah Zafar wanted to be buried along with his ancestors, but he died in Rangoon and was buried far away from home.

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