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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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By PV Durga: Switching on the TV, watching a Telugu music channel, and ending up watching an audio launch, has pretty much been typical of Sunday evenings. The event would ...
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By Devika Kohli: ‘Qissa’, an internationally acclaimed movie directed by Anup Singh, is the first film to be shot under an Indian-German collaboration. The film, released in Indian theaters on ...
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By Shinjini Devbarman:  For a movie that is full of toilet humour, Shoojit Sarcar’s movie ‘Piku‘ is far from being an inelegant tale of a father-daughter relationship. The movie explores ...
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By Sourabh Harihar:  Constipation. If someone were to tell you that you had to watch a movie that is centred around this often secretive and sometimes disgusting word, you would ...
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By Komal Singh For Youth Ki Awaaz: If you’ve listened to his music even once, you’d remember him. The voice and the words are hard to forget. It’s the sort ...
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By Peter Krapp: On November 30 2013, actor Paul Walker died in a car crash before filming of Furious 7 was complete. The accident meant the franchise’s filmmakers had to ...
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By Surabhi Singh: With the announcement of Salwa Judum-2 preparing to launch itself with slain Congress leader Mahendra Karma’s son Chhavindra Karma at the helm of affairs, the political storm ...
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By Nishtha Relan: It took the Indian Judiciary 13 years to announce its first verdict to Salman Khan, accused in the hit-and-run case of 2002 (with 1 person dead, 4 injured) –the same ...
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By Gayle Sequeira:  Racism, much like the Lernaean Hydra, keeps finding new ways to rear its ugly head(s). The implicit prejudices of those in power repeatedly rendered explicit through new ...
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By Gayle Sequeira: The much anticipated, immensely successful ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ released on 24th April to rave reviews, earning a whopping $187.6 million in box office collections in the opening weekend. ...
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By Venkat Ramanan: It has been almost five years since the heralding of the so called term “new generation Malayalam cinema“. Malayalam cinema long known for its art-house and parallel films, by ...
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By Moumita Ghosh for Youth Ki Awaaz:
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By Mehernaz Patel: Generalisation is a plague that affects our global community, mainly because of the fast paced nature of news – relevant today, not tomorrow, has created a culture ...

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