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tanuwedsmanu

By Pallavi Ghosh: ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ is one rare movie that reverses the traditional order of movies and their sequels. Usually the sequels tend to weaken the plot; are ...
porn

By Sanskriti Pandey: When a certain porn star Kimi Lixx’s son, offers to host his own ‘Ask Me Anything’ session on Reddit, you know things are about to get strange. ...
qutub minar

By Isaac Roque: “Dilli jo ik sheher tha aalam me intekhab rehte the muntakhib hi jahan rozgaar ke Jis ko falak ne loot ke veeran kar diya Hum rehne wale ...
tanu weds manu returns

जावेद अनीस: भारतीयों के लिए सिनेमा मनोरंजन है, जिसके लिए उन्हें कम्प्रोमाइज़ भी करना पड़ता है। तभी तो है और मनोरंजन के नाम पर तर्कहीनता,स्टोरी की जगह स्टार, सेक्स,पागलपन की ...
piku4

By Aditi Saraswat:  Piku celebrates a woman. It celebrates her sense of independence: sexual, emotional or financial, in that order. Piku’s father Bhaskor opines, “marriage without purpose is a low ...
jasleen online harassment

By Sanskriti Pandey:  Taking cue from bold and resolute Prerna, who last week called out her online harasser Raushan Kumar in public to urge a change in how lewd messages ...
kangana ranaut

By Bhanvi Satija:  While travelling in the metro the other day, I spotted a baby and I remember exclaiming to myself how cute she was. Just then, the girl standing ...
indian stereotypes video

By Sanskriti Pandey: With the endless realm of TV series us young lads and lassies can (and do) survive off, cultural exposures are at their peak today. One of the ...
Photo Credit

By Tanvi Pal: I am a budding director and a classical dancer, in short, an artist in the making. While working towards a new script based on the lives of ...
piku

By Kruti Joshi: “Marriage without purpose is low IQ“. This is a quote that stuck with me through my two hour experience of watching ‘Piku‘. The Deepika Padukone-Amitabh Bachchan starrer ...
hannibal

By Gayle Sequeira:  When Thomas Harris first conceived of ‘Red Dragon‘, the first novel in his Hannibal series in 1981, little did he know that he had struck gold. A ...
sansa_stark

By Karthik Shankar:  Spoiler Alert! After Sansa Stark marries Ramsay Bolton, the psychopathic son of Roose Bolton, in a hauntingly beautiful wedding, he takes her up to their chambers and ...
student of the year

By Prerna Grewal:  “Films do well only because of 3 reasons … entertainment, entertainment, entertainment”, says Silk Smitha (Vidya Balan) in The ‘Dirty Picture’. Mainstream Bollywood, embroiled in the demands ...
katrina kaif titan ad

By Pallavi Ghosh:  The pressure of getting married at the right age and right time is so common in India that it is practically inescapable irrespective of which family one is ...
shit indian censors say

By Sanskriti Pandey: When the Central Board Of Film Certification got a new Chairman by the name of Pahlaj Nihalani, I wonder if the angel-headed protectors of sacred Indian culture decided ...
mad max fury road

By Fredrik deBoer:  This post contains minor spoilers about the movie Mad Max: Fury Road, which is one of the best movies I’ve seen in ages and my favorite blockbuster ...
unfreedom

By Shambhavi Saxena for Youth Ki Awaaz: With bans in India becoming a running gag for snickering-yet-anxious netizens, it’s slowly becoming hard to keep track of the things that our ...
bombay velvet

By Abhishek Jha: When the name of Anurag Kashyap’s Ranbir Kapoor starrer movie was revealed, . But there isn’t anything novel about Bombay being Velvet, a metaphorical diminutive for the ...
ultratech cement

By Aditi Saraswat:  Let us face it, beautiful, symmetrical faces and bodies ‘sell‘. They are more appealing to us, and advertising has us by our ‘natural‘ predilections there. So when ...
priyanka chopra quantico

By Anugraha Hadke: Indian origin actors in American TV series is not a new thing. Most of us know and adore Kunal Nayyar as Rajesh Koothrappali in The Big Bang ...
berlin artparasitestaff pick

By Shambhavi Saxena: showing up at the berlin-artparasites page like pic.twitter.com/FhxBXpZbfW — berlin-artparasites (@ArtParasites) May 4, 2015 Considering the German capital’s identity as the epicentre of contemporary art – its ...
FURY ROAD

By Gemma Blackwood:  The term “reaching the max” means to reach the top end or the final limit of something; it means to lie on the precise threshold between the ...

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