Culture-Vulture

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In January 2016, a team of filmmakers and mountain climbers will come together to film a first of its kind ascent of two frozen waterfalls in Spiti.
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Heroes like Neerja have stories that have long been forgotten by many. But the Hindi film industry, time and again, has tried to bring forth stories of such heroes.
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The release of the latest instalment in the 'Star Wars' franchise has been delayed in India by a week so that the business of Dilwale and Bajirao Mastani isn't affected.
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The trailer of the film inspired by the book 'Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them' is out!
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Though previous research had indicated that exposure to crime dramas make people question myths around why rape happens, there seems to be a difference when one studies different TV series within the genre.
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This infographic shows the vicious cycle of how our waste impacts the ocean, in many harmful ways.
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In a world where we increasingly perform our own everyday lives on social media as well as quietly living them, The Kardashians show us ourselves.
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The Coovum Art Festival is the largest participatory public art festival in India held on the banks of the river Coovum, from 14th-31st January 2016.
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Famous Rock Opera 'Jesus Christ Superstar' was staged in Kerala 25 years after it was banned in the same school.
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Never in my wildest dreams, had I ever thought of encountering the ashram in Rishikesh where Beatles spent their time in 1968.
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I believe that taking a selfie is a smart art, and if done well, can do wonders for oneself. But only if it's done well, with the right intention.
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I am eagerly looking forward to Akshay Kumar's new movie, 'Airlift'. Here's why.
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What depiction of sex might have won a medieval version of the Bad Sex in Fiction award?
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An interview with the filmmaker about his struggle against censorship, the censor board, and the current state of "undeclared emergency" in India.
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As Tamil Nadu continues to battle floods, you can do your bit for Chennai.
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Marathi cinema produced some of the classics of world cinema when it got going. Following is a list of 15 best Marathi movies of all time.
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​Social media has stepped forward to provide relief, helpline numbers and important information about the #ChennaiFloods.
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Anushka Sharma talks about wage disparity, age disparity and more issues that put male actors at a higher pedestal than their female counterparts.
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Here's a guide to some of the most 'weird festivals', across the world!
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During her visit to Delhi, I interviewed Manabi Bandhopadhyay for Youth Ki Awaaz. Manabi is the first transgender college principal in the country.
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Sherlock Holmes has been the subject of more screen adaptations than any other literary character, with 75 different actors playing him since 1900.
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Mockingjay Part 2, the final installment of the Hunger Games series, marks the end of an era. So I was obviously excited when I went to watch the film.

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