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KL Saigal in 'Devdas' | Commons

Devdas: The tragic hero act that made KL Saigal a household name

On actor-singer KL Saigal's 115th birth anniversary, a look at PC Barua's iconic 1935 film that first put tragedy in Indian cinema’s romance.
Amrish Puri as Mogambo in Mr. India | Facebook

Amrish Puri, Bollywood’s ‘Mogambo’ who was more than just an iconic villain

On his 14th death anniversary, ThePrint takes a look at the career of Amrish Puri, whose exceptional range spanned both parallel and mainstream cinema.
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Desi team wins NASA-backed film competition about humans reaching Mars

Five-minute film on young girl’s journey from Mumbai to being part of team on its way to Mars set to be screened worldwide for a year. 
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Filmmaker Mrinal Sen passes away at 95

The Padma Bhushan awardee, best known for films such "Neel Akasher Neechey", "Padatik" and "Mrigayaa", was one of the most acclaimed filmmakers of the country. 
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Aradhana propelled Rajesh Khanna to his ‘15 hits in a row’ superstardom

On his 76th birth anniversary, rewatch Rajesh Khanna’s hit film with Sharmila Tagore that still holds a message for society
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Remembering V Shantaram, an innovator and pioneer of women-oriented films

V Shantaram cast women in lead roles & made the characters rebel against unjust social norms. He is also known for experimentation, which drew wide acclaim.

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Udit Raj

BJP is denying ticket to vocal Dalit MPs like Udit Raj because they just won’t fall in line

Most sitting MPs whom BJP denied ticket to contest the 2019 elections were vocal about issues of caste and social justice in India.

3 months of Congress’ Priyanka Gandhi in active politics: Has she lived up to the hype?

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was appointed Congress’ general secretary of Uttar Pradesh (East) on 23 January 2019.


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Indian Coast Guard increases maritime surveillance following Sri Lanka blasts

More ships and aircraft have been deployed to ensure India faces no security threat after a series of blasts killed 290 in Colombo, a Coast Guard official said.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi & Shah have turned India into ‘Jingostan’ & are out to conquer the paranoid country

The Modi-Shah BJP has resurrected dangers & the enemy from the past, and built a scary jingoism. It’s a great diversionary tactic, but it never ends well.