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‘Kaalakaandi’s story comes from a news snippet’

DNMUM405194 | 1/11/2018 | Author : Rinky Kumar | WC :1085

Akshat Verma, who turns director with the black comedy, on his fascination for quirky tales, setting them in big cities and finding his true calling
Akshat Verma shot into the limelight seven years ago with Delhi Belly. Thanks to its whacky humour and unconventional plot, the film was a welcome change for cinegoers. However, rather than jumping onto the bandwagon, Verma, who had penned its story and screenplay, decided to go slow and steady. Now, he is back with Kaalakaandi, which also marks his foray into direction. Starring Saif Ali Khan and an ensemble cast including Deepak
Dobriyal, Vijay Raaz, Neil Bhoopalam, Kunaal Roy
Kapur, Akshay Oberoi, Shenaz Treasury, and Sobhita Dhulipala, it revolves around three stories set over a course of one night. In a tête-à-tête, the writer-director talks about being inspired by newspaper clippings and why filmmaking is like gambling.
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Diabetes didn’t dampen their spirit
DNMUM426018 | 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Lisa Antao | WC :615

Diabetes is among the fastest growing diseases in India due to unhealthy food habits and sedentary lifestyles of people. According to the World Health Organisation, an estimated 8.7 per cent population in the age group of 20 to 70 suffers from
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Varun to attend the screening of October at IFFI
DNMUM426019 | 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Nayandeep Rakshit | WC :222

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) kickstarts in Goa on November 20. Several Indian and international movies will be screened at the festival this year, too. Varun Dhawan-starrer October will be showcased as part of the Panorama Se
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The little big social media stars
DNMUM426020 | 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Harshada Rege | WC :923

While the spotlight on star children is often questioned, there’s no denying the fact that these tiny tots are extremely popular with the masses. And a clear reflection of it is the number of fan accounts that are now dedicated to these k
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DeepVeer to wed at the castle of dreams
DNMUM426021 | 11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Meena Iyer | WC :154

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s wedding is undoubtedly the biggest event of the year and its every little detail is creating a frenzy amongst their fans. While there has been immense speculation about the venue of their nuptials, After Hrs
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