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The Mission Mangal review

An apple fell on Newton’s head, Archimedes stepped inside a bathtub and Vidya Balan fries puris to make an important breakthrough in science.  Science is vast and complicated but it’s also straightforward and right in front of us. Sometimes simplifying something of … Continue reading

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Sulu side up: Vidya Balan dazzles with her voice & verve

She’s a bubble, a balloon, a blabberer, Sridevi’s shadow, Sheikh Chilli’s long lost twin, a Cloud 9 resident, crazy contest addict and (on the outskirts of Mumbai) Virar’s spirited sari-wali bhabhi whose winning streak is as unswerving as the spring in her … 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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