Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicAamir Khan

Topic: Aamir Khan

Lagaan showed nationalism without hate 21 years ago. It has a lesson for Bollywood now

Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Lagaan strikes a chord for every Indian — whether you love cricket or not.

Aamir Khan was the OG method actor. Problem started when he turned to comedy

From 'PK', '3 Idiots', 'Dhoom 3' and now 'Laal Singh Chaddha', Aamir Khan's formulaic theatrics seem to have taken center stage in his performances.

SRK, Munawar, Shami – 2021 showed the fragility of Indian Muslims’ celebrity status

2021 is a reminder that the rising Hindutva hate won't give a free pass to a successful Muslim icon. And silence isn't a safe choice either.

Now, BJP MP taunts Ceat tyres for Aamir Khan ad saying ‘burst crackers but not on road’

Bengaluru: Even before the controversy over Fabindia’s Diwali collection named ‘Jashn-e-Riwaaz’ could die down, another Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Karnataka has taken offence to...

Will Muslim actors ever capture the Indian imagination as the Khans did? It’s unlikely

In 'The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India', independent journalist Kaveree Bamzai explores the story of Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh from their emergence on the silver screen to the era following their legacy.

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao divorce after 15 years, to begin new chapter as ‘co-parents’

Couple issues joint statement, says they will continue to work as collaborators on films, their Paani Foundation, and other projects that they feel passionate about.

The Khans just can’t do what Diljit Dosanjh did. Stop singling out Muslim celebrities

Diljit Dosanjh had a whole community and state backing him in his support for farmers. Khans didn’t even have Bollywood backing them.

RSS mouthpiece accuses Aamir Khan of colluding against India after Turkish First Lady meeting

An article in Panchjanya accuses actor Aamir Khan of becoming a puppet of an enemy nation for a ‘few bucks’, ‘giving two hoots’ about his countrymen.

BJP & Cong tribute to ‘hero’ Subhash Chandra Bose, BJP’s Nadda and Hardeep Puri attack Congress

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Facebook-BJP ‘nexus’ on Mirror Now & India Today, Aaj Tak on politics of Aamir’s Turkey visit

A quick take on what prime time TV news talked about.

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Sizzling oil prices burning a hole in your pocket, but refiners are making a killing

While state-run refiners have recorded higher-than-usual margins in 2021-22, the margins are more for private players as they are the biggest beneficiaries of cheap Russian crude.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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