Culture-Vulture

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Decriminalisation of Section 377 will not provide societal acceptance which is equally important to survive in the society.
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They are artists and in a video that they made, they have all the right to portray things that they wish to, as long as they are not untrue.
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Forget the lack of diversity at Oscars, Hollywood has always been a patriarchal racist institution of xenophobia and imperialist jingoism.
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It’s slightly horrifying that it's 2016, and yet all these problematic stereotypes about India continue to be perpetuated through Western media.
Aligarh trailer

In a sad move by the Censor Board yet again, a film as important as ‪'Aligarh‬', its trailer has been given an 'A' certificate.
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The CNN-IBN interview of Sunny Leone with Bhupendra Chaubey just reconfirmed the low standards the Indian media has set for itself.
parched

The trailer of 'Parched' brings alive the hostilities and little joys of rural Rajasthani society and wrests women from the mire of clichés and bad writing.
rajashtan tourism

A series of groundbreaking new ads, all from the tourists’ perspective show how there is something unique to explore for every traveller in Rajasthan.
indhist

This video by SpoonFeedIndia attempts to open our eyes to our civilizational greatness and invaluable contributions to humanity.
Resul Pookutty displays his Oscar and Bafta award trophies, after receiving an award from Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of western India motion pictures and television sound engineers association during an award function in Mumbai May 5, 2009. Pookutty was the winner of the Oscar for sound mixing for "Slumdog Millionaire" during the 81st Academy Awards. Picture taken May 5, 2009. REUTERS/Manav Manglani (INDIA ENTERTAINMENT) - RTXERSU

Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has received two nominations at MPSE for films banned in India.
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There are some movies that actually make me want to respect and honour the story and the way it is portrayed, and this was definitely one of those.
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Through her pronouncements, Rowling refuses her literary death and attempts to position her personal voice as indicative of an ultimate narrative.
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Film's like Leslee Udwin's 'India's Daughter' give short shrift to progressive voices in India, and create an unfair image of our country in the minds of people living outside.
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Google's first crowd-sourced feature film is interspersed with the hustle-bustle, noisy but familiar, heartwarming chaos of that which we call home - India.
sunny leone bhupendra choubey

One really has to admire Sunny Leone’s poise and grace in dealing with these utterly ridiculous unprofessional personal attacks. 
foreign films

As the countdown for the Oscars continues, let’s take a look at 5 of the finest foreign language drama movies.
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Right from complaints regarding safety, cleanliness and reservations, to concerns about staff behaviour and quality of food are tweeted to @RailMinIndia.
manto

Even after 61 years of his death, Manto lives on as the writer, the man and the voice of all those who were stranded between conflicting identities.
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Posted by Lipi Mehta in Books

Chetan Bhagat just announced his 8th book. Yup, this Diwali, you’ll have more to celebrate (or not, depending on what side of the Chetan line you fall on).
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The industry is also digging out little-known stories of "ordinary" individuals and narrating them to the audience like never before.
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It is time to rethink our positions as viewers as well as journalists. Do we want to create a future India which would yell at one another in discussions?

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