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Sashi Kapoor, the Charming Hero of Bollywood Bids Adieu

Reading Time: 2 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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Prof. Yash Pal, Former Chairperson of UGC, Passes Away; he Promoted Scientific Temperament

Reading Time: 4 minutesProf. Yash Pal, a celebrated scientist, and an erudite thinker passed away on Tuesday (June 25). He had once stated that it was the absence of scientific analysis that ultimately led to the partition of the country. A soulful tribute to the great scholar by Ashoka, exclusively in Different Truths. There are individuals who succeed in […]

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The 1971-War Hero Commander B N Kavina VrC Passes Away in Australia

Reading Time: 6 minutesCommander Bahadur Nariman Kavina is the Navy officer we are talking about. As a husband, father, friend, boss and even stranger he was extraordinary, adoring, sensible, sensitive, wise, kind, charitable, adorable, considerate, and compassionate. Above all, this upright gentleman with a twinkle in his eye and an endearing smile on his lips was most unassuming […]

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…And I Wept for Vinod Khanna, my Teenage Crush!

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe images of Vinod Khanna haunted Samina throughout the day and by the end of the day, she felt a heart-wrenching pain. It was unbearable and she found tears rolling down her cheeks. Huddled in cars with cousins and friends, she remembered going to see films like Khoon Pasina, Hera Pheri, Amar Akbar Anthony and […]

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Vinod Khanna, Veteran Actor and BJP MP from Gurdaspur, Passes Away

Reading Time: 3 minutesA debonair actor of Bollywood, Vinod Khanna, who was the heartthrob of many women fans, young and old, passed away on Thursday, in a Mumbai hospital. The veteran actor-cum-politician was unwell for quite some time. He is survived by his two wives and four children.Smriti pays a tribute to him, exclusively in Different Truths. Veteran […]

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Om Puri Passes Away: A Brief Interaction Made a Lasting Impression on me!

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe versatile and gifted actor Om Puri passed away at his Andheri residence, following a massive heart attack on Friday (Jan 6, 2017). Arindam recalls a brief interaction with the actor, when he was working with the Times of India, in Bombay, in the mid-1980s. Here’s his tribute to the great actor. Om Puri is no more. The […]

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