Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicSahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Topic: Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

Meena Kumari — the ‘ajeeb dastan’ Bollywood actor who never needed glycerin to shed tears

For someone who won seven trophies—Filmfare, BFJA, Shama-Sushma awards— choosing Meena Kumari's best five films was tough. But here's our pick.

Cinema writer with a golden touch, Abrar Alvi was lost in Guru Dutt’s shadow

Often reduced to being Guru Dutt's right-hand man, Abrar Alvi was a visionary writer of plays, screenplays and dialogues — and a director.

Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam took on adultery way before Supreme Court did

Abrar Alvi’s 1962 film Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam made way for a fearless and gutsy Meena Kumari.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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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