Friday, 30 September, 2022
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Topic: Dharmendra

Cultural Taliban in India needs to watch Dharmendra’s Chupke Chupke again

Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Chupke Chupke, set in Allahabad (now Prayagraj), delivers a simple message through hilarious performances.

There is much more to birthday boy Dharmendra than just his ‘He-man’ image

Dharmendra, who turns 83 today, was a versatile actor early in his career. But after the success of Sholay, he got typecast as an action hero.

Seeta Aur Geeta is the legacy of Hema Malini, the actor

Hema Malini ruled the film from start to finish, which also starred reigning superstar Dharmendra and Sanjeev Kumar.

Ankhen, India’s first big spy film had a Doctor, Madam, Captain, and of course, Lily

Ramanand Sagar's Ankhen was released in 1968, the year India’s spy agency RAW was formed.

Baharen Phir Bhi Aayengi was a 1966 film, but it speaks to the crisis in journalism today

The film is based on the relationship between an editor and a proprietor, and is a love-triangle melodrama set around the newsroom.

Jeevan Mrityu is the movie to see as India amends corruption act to protect civil servants

Jeevan Mrityu serves as a standard for cinema that strives to point out the disease of dishonesty. Four years after the UPA government was toppled over...

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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