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Deepa Gahlot

Phillauri Is Not Funny Enough To Classify As A Comedy & Not Emotional Enough To Touch The Heart

Mar 25, 2017 Deepa Gahlot

Anushka Sharma’s performance keeps the film going, both as the romantic village girl, as well as the cheeky ghost.

Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya Takes You Back Into India's Heart Of Darkness Where Khap Mentality Still Rules

Mar 11, 2017 Deepa Gahlot

The film starts with a disclaimer that it does not endorse dowry, but there will be many amidst its target audience, who will not be converted by the film’s message, but you can’t blame the filmmaker for trying.

Commando 2: A Commando Film That Is Unintentionally Funny

Comic actor Deven Bhojani has directed this film in such a slapdash fashion, that it is unintentionally funny, but still not in the so-bad-that-it's-good category

Rangoon, A Promising Child Who Grows Up Without Any Sense Of Direction

Feb 24, 2017 Deepa Gahlot

Rangoon, with the talent and resources on call, still falls far short of the masterpiece it could have been. Casablanca it most certainly is not.

Loud And Overdone Saga Of Rohan's Revenge

The final twist is clever, but that’s about all in a film 135 minutes long...

14 January, 2017

DJ Caruso Has Made An Actioner That Is So Fast Paced That If You Blink You Miss Something

Deepa Gahlot

Xander Cage’s mentor tells him: “Kick some ass. Get the girl. And try to look dope while you’re doing it.” Which is what Vin Diesel proceeds to do with much relish.

13 January, 2017

First Thing That Will Strike A Mumbaikar Is: When Are Buses And Trains So Empty?

Deepa Gahlot

Shaad Ali, remaking Mani Ratnam's Tamil hit O Kadhal Kanmani strikes false notes when he has his hip young characters rush about in public transport

22 December, 2016

Dangal: It Sells When Aamir's Career-Best Show Is Topped With Patriotism And Jingoism

Deepa Gahlot

The film manipulates the audience's rah-rah emotions at many points, particularly at the end.

12 April, 2016

Ki & Ka

Deepa Gahlot

The film was perhaps meant to please women; unfortunately it has been trashed mostly by its female viewers

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.


India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.


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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh