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Make war, not love

DNMUM423045 | 9/28/2018 | Author : Meena Iyer | WC :591

Movie Review by Meena Iyer

Pataakha (Comedy-Drama)
Cast: Sanya Malhotra, Radhika Madan, Sunil Grover, Vijay Raaz, Saanand Verma, Namit Das
Direction: Vishal Bhardwaj
Duration: 2 hours, 16 mins
Language: Hindi (U/A)
Rating: 3/5

Story: Based on Charan Singh Pathik’s short story, Do Behnein, the film is based on two real-life warring sisters — Genda ‘Chhutki’ Kumari (Sanya) and Champa ‘Badki’ Kumari (Radhika) — from Ronsi village in Rajasthan. Their blow hot, blow cold sentiments are akin to those shared by India and Pakistan; or at least that is the metaphor the filmmaker tries to establish here. As luck, or should one say misfortune, has it, the two girls also end up being married into the same household. And their inglorious war c
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DNMUM428077 | 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Meena Iyer | WC :485

Everyone was curious about what would be Abhishek Bachchan’s next film post Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyaan. The actor was so good in it that there was a kind of frenzy on what he would choose next. Momentum built up when AB Junior started talks with d
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Fifty shades of grey
DNMUM428078 | 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Rinky Kumar | WC :506

French-born artist Maite Delteil is known for her colourful picturesque oil paintings that capture the beauty of nature in all its vibrant glory. However, in an ongoing exhibition at Colaba-based gallery Art Musings, rare graphite drawings that the 8
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‘The moment you look back, you’re doomed!’
DNMUM428079 | 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Deepali Singh | WC :717

Last week on December 10, on Thespo’s 20th anniversary, the youngest person in the room was asked to cut a cake. “Just before doing that, she looked at us and said, ‘Do you guys realise that Thespo is older than I am!’ That’s when we felt really old!
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Life of an artist
DNMUM428080 | 12/15/2018 12:00:00 AM | Author : Rinky Kumar | WC :751

Over the last five decades, Navjot Altaf has emerged as one of the strongest voices
in postcolonial Indian art. Having experimented with a diverse array of media, including painting, sculpture, installation and video, she has used art as a t
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