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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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Te3n falls short of being a satisfying suspense!

At what pace a story wants to unravel is entirely the storyteller’s prerogative –some narratives speak in poetic pauses and cryptic musings; others succeed on a throbbing tempo. In Ribhu Dasgupta’s Te3n, the leisurely movement isn’t so much to examine … Continue reading

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