Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicMithun Chakraborty

Topic: Mithun Chakraborty

Is Mithun Chakraborty BJP’s face for Bengal 2024? What actor’s high-profile ‘comeback’ means

Superstar received with much fanfare as he visits BJP HQ in Kolkata for first time since induction in 2021. He’s likely to campaign for 2024 but says he won’t re-enter Parliament.

Bestseller tries, but is hilarious at best with Haasan’s fake accent, Mithun’s dad jokes

Bestseller is a sub-par show with some promise if you can soldier through it. But it has 'oh-so predictable 'twists' at its core.

The unusual friendship between Mithun Chakraborty and Balasaheb Thackeray

In 'Mithun Chakraborty: The Dada of Bollywood' journalist Ram Kamal Mukherjee traces the personal, professional and political story of the actor.

‘Vikas vs Bikash’ in battle for Bengal, and Buckingham Palace drops the ball

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

BJP betting on Mithun Chakraborty betrays desperation

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

‘Hand-picked by RSS chief’, Mithun Chakraborty expected to play ‘big role’ in Bengal BJP

Mithun Chakraborty’s induction into BJP comes as party looks to challenge Trinamool Congress in 2021 assembly elections, with sights set on forming first-ever govt in Bengal.

How BJP is using Sourav Ganguly, Mithun & Prosenjit to build popularity in Bengal

Over the past 2 months, photos of top BJP-RSS leaders with the three Bengali icons has gone viral on social media, with experts calling it ‘attempts by BJP to build acceptability’. 

Disco Dancer and the era of disco featuring Bappi Lahiri

Bappi Lahiri’s iconic music electrified an entire generation and continues to inspire old-school disco diehards.

Mithun Chakraborty meets RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, buzz in Bengal about his political jump

Former TMC MP Mithun Chakraborty, who resigned in 2016, had an hour-long meeting with Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur Thursday.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bigg Boss is like TV news debates—‘captain’ starts fight, others join in with vile behaviour

Bigg Boss Season 16 has its daily share of in-house fights and screaming matches. And bonding between 'sexual harasser' Sajid Khan and Tajik singer Abdu Rozik.
File photo of Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan distributing rice to PMGKAY beneficiaries at a PDS centre | ANI

How Modi govt extending free grains scheme could help BJP in Gujarat, Himachal polls

PMGKAY was extended for three more months last week. An analysis of the scheme's beneficiaries shows that over 50% of the population in Gujarat and 38% in HP will benefit from it.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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