Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicHindi TV series

Topic: Hindi TV series

Hilarious, emotional, real — Amazon Prime has raised the bar with Panchayat 2

Jitendra Kumar, Neena Gupta and Raghubir Yadav team up to make Panchayat 2 an absolute treat to watch

‘Nationalist’ snakes, progressive values: why Naagin 6, Anupamaa are dominating Hindi TV

Women still rule Hindi TV but their roles have drastically changed. Anupamaa and Naagin 6 might be poles apart, but it shows an interesting trend.

Why Smriti Irani’s Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi rerun feels like a live show today

From the Virani parivar to the Sangh parivar, there’s not much of a distance to travel, as Smriti Irani’s real-life journey has shown us.

A millennial desi femme fatale and in a saree. That’s Netflix’s ‘Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein’

Anchal Singh’s portrayal of Purva, a small-town femme fatale, feels straight out of Manohar Kahaniyan. Her ‘USP’ is her girl-next-door look.

Hatim, a low-budget epic about an Arabian prince, gripped Indian viewers in the early 2000s

The series was only on air for a year, but stood out from saas-bahu staples with its unapologetic fantasy storytelling and novel CGI to become cult classic

Guddan, Mayuri, Molkki, Imli — Hindi TV series are finally doing something revolutionary

Hindi soaps have long resisted reality and lived in their havelis with kilos of jewellery. That’s changing now because news has gotten so bad

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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