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Dilip Kumar-Madhubala

In Re: “I don’t want to die MADHUBALA” by Manju Gupta,  Dilip Kumar @ Yusuf Khan is an extra ordinary personality. He was not ready to be reduced to a commodity by another commodity; rather he wanted to lift the other commodity out of the morass, but her love for her industry was overwhelming. Now since the industry has become far more overwhelming, the Dilip Kumars’ commitment are still-born and…


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Glamour In News Media

Yesterday, I came across a website about top ten glamorous anchors in India. No prizes for guessing, all were females. This is an unnecessary bias. I think both men and women watch news. And if men have their favourites, so do women. But, yes, one thing is for sure: Indian TV news anchoring is nothing but glamour. Without glamour, no one would be interested in watching news/news debates. Therefore, I…



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PK: Lies Are Lovely

Moral of the story: Some lies are lovely, and you learn them only on earth, so stop worrying about Mars, Venus, Pluto and sun; Just Love and Be Loved. Amazing Movie! Addendum dt. 07.01.2015: I find the idea of unapprovingly intruding into the minds of the people abhorrent; I didn’t specify it earlier because I thought it was not the main issue, but, now when the movie has become such…



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News Anchors

I have found that females have failed to make a mark on the English news anchoring scene. With the exception of Barkha Dutt, nobody else has been able to establish herself like Prannoy Roy or Rajdeep Sardesai or Karan Thapar or Arnab Goswami. Sonia Singh and Sagarika Ghosh have already been kicked out from the prime time, and Nidhi Razdan, who is comparatively younger but has started showing wrinkles on…