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Cinema

Fire Raging Over Re-Admission of Accused Actor

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe newly elected Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes (AMMA) president, actor Mohanlal, told actor Dileep, accused in a sexual assault case, to stop moping and start embracing AMMA once again like any good son should. That set many tongues wagging, some dripping acid against the “old men of Kerala cinema”. A report, for Different Truths. […]

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Virat and Anushka Smitten by the Modi Bug

Reading Time: 4 minutesModi was the guest of honour at one of Virushka’s marriage receptions. That seems to have kind of left a halo around the heads of Virushka. Anushka became a Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan ambassador with photographs of her promoting open defecation free India with the image of a toilet in the background, nowhere like the Jacuzzi-equipped […]

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Rajini and Kamal Cross Swords over Tuticorin

Reading Time: 3 minutesThe gloves are off between the two superstars, Rajini and Kamal. Politics has branded them apart and whose histrionics wins the day, and the state, is a topic of heated discussion in Amma Canteens and places of worship in all of Tamil Nadu with the gods listening, eavesdropping shamelessly on the conversation like mere mortals! […]

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Reetwika Banerjee: Five Books, Three Films, 13 Awards makes her a Young Achiever

Reading Time: 8 minutesReetwika Banerjee, a columnist with Different Truths, is a young achiever. She has won 13 awards for her five books and three films. T Mukherjee interviews her, exclusively for Different Truths. TM: Tell us about yourself, Reetwika Banerjee. RB: I am a professional Cyber Security expert and I aim to be a face of women in […]

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Casting Couch as Livelihood Provider: Bollywood Makes Song and Drama of Rape Culture

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe casting couch is just another piece of furniture that pretty girls aspiring to become Bollywood starlets should get familiar with in the prone position. The casting couch phobia should be cast aside because it provides livelihood and at least they (pretty girls) are not raped and left to fend for themselves. Here’s an insight […]

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Big Boss Kamal and Dark Horse Rajini

Reading Time: 4 minutesWho is the dark horse – Kamal the Big Boss or Rajini the Kaala? The only ‘similar’ about Rajini and Kamal is that both are actor-turned-politicians. Superstars! Both have impressive fan followings. But the way they went about addressing their strengths made all the difference. Here’s an analysis, for Different Truths. Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth. […]

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Sashi Kapoor, the Charming Hero of Bollywood Bids Adieu

Reading Time: 3 minutesShashi Kapoor, the gentleman-hero of Bollywood, passed away in Mumbai, this evening, after a prolonged illness, barely three months before he turned 80. Ruchira pays a tribute to the charming actor, in Different Truths. Shashi Kapoor, the handsome hunk of Bollywood’s yesteryears is no more. He died Monday evening at a Mumbai hospital after a […]

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Awaaz: Lending Assertive Voice to the Modern Women

Reading Time: 3 minutesSanchaari showcased various aspects of the modern women, in its two-day cultural meet. Here’s a report by Mariyam, exclusively for Different Truths. Sanchaari’s motive to revive the cultural heritage of Allahabad has tasted progress in a couple of years since its inception. The year 2017 marks the third successful year of the annual Sanskritik Parv. The […]

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Kishore Kumar: The Maverick Singer-Comedian Lives amongst his Fans

Reading Time: 4 minutesRuchira pays a tribute to the maverick singer-comedian, Kishore Kumar, on his 30th death anniversary (Oct 13). This Friday, the 13th, need not be scary, as we remember the talented singer, who continues to live amongst us. Read more in the weekly column, exclusively in Different Truths. On 13th October 1987, the golden voice that had […]

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