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“Writing and Medicine are inextricably linked”: Author Reet Singh

Everywhere you turn you see people giving up their professions to take up writing. Engineer-turned-authors and corporate honchos with author credentials are quite common these days. But rarely does one come across a writer who is a practising doctor by … Continue reading

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No One Killed Good Stories in Indian Cinema

Bollywood films have never quite known how to deal with reality. There has been a divide between art-house Indian films and mainstream cinema, that popularly goes by the name of Bollywood. While films by Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Shyam Benegal, … Continue reading

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Screenwriters as Superstars

Showbiz and superstars are synonymous with each other. Actors give the movies their cachet. Movie goers flock to the theatres to see their favourite actors perform. Be it Tom Cruise, Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Jim Carrey, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie … Continue reading

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Dabangg: The Masala Movie Returns to Bollywood with a Bang

Indians love hot, spicy food. And they love their ‘spicy’ movies even more. I’m talking about the red-hot, entertaining, leave-your-brains-at-home potboilers. Or, the Masala Movie. They are genre-benders – epic-like they have a bit of comedy, loads of drama, action … Continue reading

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