Sunday, 26 June, 2022
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Topic: Movie review

Laal Kaptaan review: Gorgeous cinematography & an ambitious idea can’t save this Saif film

Overlong and unnecessarily longwinded, epic period Western-style action drama Laal Kaptaan is a beautiful bore.

This Sonakshi Sinha film wants to fight sanskaari India’s views on sex

Khandaani Shafakhana sets out with all the right elements, to do the right thing, but takes too long to get to the point.

Fewer Pakistanis are going to cinema halls because Indian films keep getting banned

Distributors in Pakistan say the absence of Indian films always affects business since very few in the country watch Hollywood films.

Albert Pinto continues to be angry in 2019, thanks to uncaring govt & ruthless society

Manav Kaul’s Pinto channelises the anger of a society where electricity is yet to reach villages but alcohol and flesh trade are a reality.

Kesari sees Akshay Kumar’s rebirth as an action hero as the actor dies

We are all well aware of Akshay Kumar’s knack for taking on social themes, but in Kesari he delivers an entire syllabus on social and political justice.

Shashi Kapoor’s New Delhi Times gives a true picture of journalism, warts and all

New Delhi Times conveys the fundamental duality that plagues all journalists — the thrill of chasing a ‘good story’ that is also a human tragedy.

Badla is a thrilling whodunnit delivered effortlessly by Taapsee Pannu & Amitabh Bachchan

A lawyer and a businesswoman sit down to talk about murder in Badla and leave you wanting for more.

Total Dhamaal review: An exercise in mediocrity that would make mediocre look better

The third instalment in the Dhamaal series has all the animals and actors in the zoo but not one funny bone.

Every Bollywood reincarnation story must tip its hat to Bimal Roy’s Madhumati

Of the many things that Bimal Roy’s Madhumati got right, Pran’s antagonistic turn was one.

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga shows Bollywood is finally understanding sexuality

It is not the task of Sonam Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao-starrer 'Ek Ladki...' to break all stereotypes about sexuality, but it has set the ball rolling.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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