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Suniel Shetty-starrer Hunter is a carnage, Bollywood masala movie tropes can’t save it

Based on The Invisible Woman by Saurabh Katyal, Amazon MiniTV series Hunter has all the meat, but the directors make a mess and turn it into something indigestible.

In Zwigato, Nandita Das wants you to look at a new class divide, India’s gig workers

Kapil Sharma-starrer Zwigato puts everything into play—the state of India's economy, the lack of job opportunities and the empty pursuit of pleasure by the wealthy.

In Shekhar Kapur’s ‘What’s Love Got To Do With It?’ Jemima Khan’s script the real star

The cross-cultural romantic comedy set in London and Pakistan marks Jemima Khan's screenwriting debut.

DC’s Shazam! 2 is your standard comic book story. But it wins where Marvel fails

When Shazam! 1 came out, it was called DC’s answer to the MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Even today, the sequel stands strong when Thor: Love and Thunder didn't.

Rocket Boys comes back stronger. Jim Sarbh, Ishwak Singh deliver their career best

The second season of SonyLiv's Rocket Boys takes place at the beginning of Indira Gandhi's term as prime minister of India.

Rani Mukerji’s powerful comeback in Mrs Chatterjee Vs Norway is marred by a loose plot

The story itself has the potential to evoke distress, sympathy and rage, but it is Rani Mukerji’s performance that really takes it forward.

Netflix’s Rana Naidu is gritty drama packed with Rana-Venkatesh chemistry. But plot lacks meat

Directed by Karan Anshuman and Suparn Varma, the show has a heady mix of dark elements. But the profanity feels forced and deters the storyline.

Rajeev Ravi’s Thuramukham shows casual cruelty of upper class, Communist labour struggle is star

Those expecting Thuramukham to be a mass entertainer may be disappointed. But if you’re patient enough to withstand the slow burn, director Rajeev Ravi delivers sparks.

Oscar-nominated Tár is a Cate Blanchett show from the get-go. She will thrill you, stun you

Much like an orchestra, technical elements come together as Blanchett weaves a proverbial harmony that will be hummed and remembered for a long time.

Ranbir Kapoor’s Tu Jhoothi Main Makkar an endless drag with bad dialogues, misplaced songs

A female character in a Luv Ranjan movie can never be better than the guy, can she?

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Young Indian men are battling a chronic hair fall problem. Here’s...

We lose around 50 to 100 hairs daily. However, if this cycle is disrupted or a follicle is damaged, your hair may begin to fall out more quickly.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman | Reuters file photo

Sitharaman asks state-run banks to assess risks amid turbulence across global...

In a meeting with chiefs of state-run banks Saturday, the finance minister said banks should safeguard themselves from any potential financial shock.


Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses CRPF personnel on the occasion of 84th CRPF Day at Jagdalpur, Bastar | ANI

Shah hails ‘historic day’ for northeast as govt withdraws AFSPA from...

Decision, which will come into effect from 1 April, was made keeping in mind improved security in these areas, says home ministry. 
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Four reasons the Sikhs are hurting. And it’s not about the...

'Causes' of anger are dera threat to Sikhism, incarceration of ‘Bandi Singhs’, inaction in sacrilege cases, & ‘if BJP-RSS want Hindu Rashtra, what’s wrong with Sikh Rashtra?’