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Graphic: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gumrah, BR Chopra’s tale of a woman’s desire that challenged conventions back in 1963

Gumrah, said to be inspired by the love story of Dilip Kumar and Kamini Kaushal, was refreshingly bold and managed to stand apart from the many adaptations that followed.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Dunlopillo — the coveted foam mattress that superstars Meena Kumari & Ashok Kumar advertised

The mattress was one of the three typical things that Indians always brought back from the Gulf states.
Ashok Kumar and Meena Kumari in Aarti | Rajshri Productions

Barjatya film and feminist? Meena Kumari’s 1962 film ‘Aarti’ made it possible

Rajshri Productions’ hit film Aarti showed an audacious woman who wouldn’t back down from life's challenges.
By 1947, Ashok Kumar had become the most bankable star of Hindi cinema | Graphic: Arindam Mukherjee/ThePrint.in

Remembering ‘Dadamoni’ Ashok Kumar: A perfectionist actor, homoeopath & ‘wacky’ gentleman

Ashok Kumar, who died on 10 December 2001, was the first star of Hindi cinema, and is credited with many other firsts.
Kishore Kumar

When Kishore Kumar spoke to Pritish Nandy about Bombay, Hitchcock and his many wives

In this candid interview, the legendary singer talked about his love for nature and why he decided to move from Bombay to Khandwa.
The teenager arrested in the Pradyuman case and the Ryan International school in Gurugram

Friend blew juvenile’s cover in Gurugram school murder, says CBI chargesheet

The 2,500-page chargesheet submitted in court uses witnesses, fingerprints, CCTV footage and forensics to establish that the juvenile committed the murder.

On Camera

Representational image | Credit: Unilever.com

Hindustan Unilever sees biggest revenue spike since 2011 on rural demand

The optimism, though, is yet to translate into gains for investors as Hindustan Unilever’s shares underperform while the IMF further slashed India's economic growth forecast.

Defence

Indian Army soldiers atop a T-90 tank in Ladakh | Representational image: ANI

Govt looking at ‘highly confidential’ China proposal to reduce tensions in Ladakh 

Both India & China are continuing with troop rotation as they look set to maintain forward deployment through Ladakh’s bitter winter as the LAC standoff continues.
Illustration by Soham Sen

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.