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My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

21 October, 2021 Priyadarshini Shanker

Behind SRK’s lover-boy image lies instability—sensitive to social, cultural and political change.

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

21 October, 2021 Giridhar Jha

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.


A Passage To India: Shah Rukh Khan Through The Eyes Of His Greatest American Fan

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has grown beyond the confines of Bollywood and India to find fame and fans worldwide, writes Beth Watkins.

The Third Colour: Shah Rukh Khan Is A Symbol Worth Rooting For

The Third Colour: Shah Rukh Khan Is A Symbol Worth Rooting For

21 October, 2021 Varun Grover

When we say we’re standing in solidarity with someone, we’re really standing up for our own ideals, values, peace and truth. Comic/poet Varun Grover’s column


A Message Not Delivered, A Matisse Painting Never Gifted: A Co-Star’s Tribute To Shah Rukh

Sayani Gupta, a star-struck teenager who acted with SRK, reveals what endears the superstar to his millions of fans across the globe.

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21 October, 2021

Love, Longing And Shah Rukh: Growing Up With DDLJ In The Time Of Mandal And Kamandal

Chinki Sinha

Shah Rukh Khan called himself a peddler of love. That’s better than the pitches selling religion. Love is all we need now.


21 October, 2021

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Chinki Sinha

Lahore-based artist Rashid Rana’s 2004 portrait of SRK, made of thousands of photos, was chosen as the Outlook cover for its layered meaning.


21 October, 2021

Global Desi: Raj Or Rahul, SRK Is Equally At Home In New York Or Patiala

Rachel Dwyer

Marking the transition between old and new India, SRK’s characters and his stardom represent Bollywood as simultaneously Indian and global.


21 October, 2021

Smoke And Mirrors: NCB’s Panchnama In Aryan Khan Case Hides More Than It Reveals

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

NCB’s methods are under the scanner as experts punch holes in ‘panchnama’, arrest memo.


21 October, 2021

Drugs, Bollywood And Politics: The Dark Underbelly Of Mumbai

Haima Deshpande

Intertwining threads connect the business in illegal drugs with the city’s high and mighty.


20 October, 2021

Shoojit Sircar’s Udham Singh Is A Cinematic Tribute To The Martyr

Rituparna Roy

The patient, brilliantly orchestrated tempo of Sardar Udham, with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre at its emotional centre, is an experience bound to be etched on the viewer’s mind


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20 October, 2021

Love, Respect, Awe: That's The Way Shah Rukh Khan Looks At Women In His Films

Shrayana Bhattacharya

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.


20 October, 2021

'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

Paromita Vohra

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


13 October, 2021

The Valley On Canvas: Colours That Tell A Hundred Stories

Naseer Ganai

A temporary gallery showing Kashmiri and other art has met with a tepid response. Art lovers wait for opening of the new art gallery, to be housed in the Sher Garhi palace.


07 October, 2021

How Green Was My Kashmir Valley: The Magic Of Movies In Cinemas

Naseer Ganai

Watching films in theatres in 1980s Kashmir left an impact on the audience few could anticipate.


07 October, 2021

The Sound Of Magic: For The Love Of Long Playing Records

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Not only do they have indubitably unique sound, old vinyl records effortlessly summon up the past in a whirl of tactility and art.


06 October, 2021

Flashback: An Old-Timer Recalls Sepia-Toned Bollywood, In 70mm

Giridhar Jha

Oh, to be able to return to the dank, muggy, single-screen theatres in dusty mofussil towns, and to relive the magic of Bollywood formula (Ssshhh… and some desi porn)


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29 September, 2021

‘Never Wanted To Become A Star’

Lachmi Deb Roy

"I don’t believe in competing with anybody but myself. I don’t want to become a star, but be recognised for my craft," says Nawazuddin Siddiqui.


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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference at AICC in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Dakota DC3 which carried the army to Srinagar air field after Pakistani attackers attacked Kashmir in October 1947, during the re-enactment of incidents that took place in that period, in Srinagar.

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J & K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha felicitates Rajesh Bhatia, the younger son of Wg Cdr KL Bhatia who was commanding officer of Dakota DC3, during re-enactment of incidents which took place after Pakistani attackers attacked...

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RJD Chief Lalu Prasad and party leader Tejashwi Yadav at a rally ahead of the by-elections in Kusheshwar Asthan assembly constituency, in Darbhanga.

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A view of the Pir Panjal mountain range after the first snowfall of the season. The picture was captured by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on his way from Srinagar to Delhi. "Kashmir, the jewel in India's crown, is all...

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.

Opinion

Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

Shrayana Bhattacharya
Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

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A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

Giridhar Jha
A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

Opinion

Global Desi: Raj Or Rahul, SRK Is Equally At Home In New York Or Patiala

Marking the transition between old and new India, SRK’s characters and his stardom represent Bollywood as simultaneously Indian and global.

Nov 01, 2021 Rachel Dwyer

My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

Behind SRK’s lover-boy image lies instability—sensitive to social, cultural and political change.

Nov 01, 2021 Priyadarshini Shanker

The Third Colour: Shah Rukh Khan Is A Symbol Worth Rooting For

When we say we’re standing in solidarity with someone, we’re really standing up for our own ideals, values, peace and truth. Comic/poet Varun Grover’s column

Nov 01, 2021 Varun Grover

'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.

Nov 01, 2021 Paromita Vohra