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Zohra Sehgal

Zohra Sehgal, Bollywood’s favourite dadi who craved for attention as she thought she was ugly

On her birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers Zohra Sehgal, who straddled the worlds of theatres, films and dance with great success.
The film poster of Roti, Kapda Aur Makaan | Commons

Roti Kapda Aur Makaan: A film as relevant in Indira Gandhi’s time as it is in Modi era

As BJP and Congress promise election freebies and jobs, Manoj Kumar’s Roti Kapda Aur Makaan still rings uncannily true.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad | PTI

Modi engaged Amitabh Bachchan & Sachin Tendulkar on Twitter to increase his visibility: Study

Modi started tweeting in 2009 when he was among a very few leaders of India on Twitter. By October 2012, he had over 1 million followers & now he has over 46 million followers.
Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu in a screen grab from the trailer | YouTube

Badla is a thrilling whodunnit delivered effortlessly by Taapsee Pannu & Amitabh Bachchan

A lawyer and a businesswoman sit down to talk about murder in Badla and leave you wanting for more.

Pran, the most popular Bollywood villain who often carried more weight than the hero

On his 99th birth anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the career of the actor who played a hero, a villain and everything in between.
Parveen Babi

Parveen Babi put sex-appeal in 1970s Bollywood, but constantly fought mental health issues

Parveen Babi’s boldness on and off the screen stood in contrast to the Sati Savitri heroines who came before her, but paranoia haunted her existence.
A file photo of Film Division of India, Mumbai

National Museum of Indian Cinema set to open after delay of two decades

PM Narendra Modi will Saturday inaugurate the film museum in Mumbai. Bollywood stars Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar are also set to attend.
Amitabh Bachchan in Muqaddar Ka Sikandar | YouTube

How Kader Khan’s dialogues made Devdas look cool in Muqaddar Ka Sikandar

Prakash Mehra’s Muqaddar Ka Sikandar redefined Masala as a popular Bollywood genre.
Kader Khan

Actor-writer Kader Khan engineered commercial cinema’s biggest hits

As an actor, Kader Khan will be remembered for striking a balance between comedies and dramas, sometimes exploring the grey side.
Rajesh Khanna | publicpoint.in

Rajesh Khanna, Bollywood’s first superstar who charmed an entire generation

In public memory, Khanna remains a star who epitomised charm with humane characters like the ones he played in Anand, Amar Prem and Safar.

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GoT

Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

Defence

After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?