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Raazi review: Sympathy for the Spy

These are insincere times and one takes anything remotely nationalistic in nature with a pinch of suspicion. But in Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi, its mechanics are put to force as well under a microscope to understand how war is waged and the … Continue reading

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Even Vidya Balan cannot help Begum Jaan’s loud, empty feminism

The truth of Partition is stained with blood and brutality. One that burnt homes, took lives and livelihoods, spurred communal violence and triggered a mass exodus between India and Pakistan. It was a time of uncertainty, incredulity, ill will and … Continue reading

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Column: Without me, would Virat go wild with the bat?

I am no expert on cricket. I cannot tell outside edge from inside. I don’t know who broke whose record in what year. I have never experienced the thrill of watching a live match in a jam-packed stadium. For what it’s … Continue reading

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