Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicSanjay Dutt

Topic: Sanjay Dutt

Dear Sanjay Dutt, anti-caste movie isn’t a formula. Sad that Shamshera learnt it the hard way

There's no 'hate' for Bollywood. Hindi films are just not offering what's working for Indian audiences—take a cue from South India's Pushpa, KGF and RRR.

Move over RRR. Shamshera is Bollywood’s answer to South Indian masala movies

While RRR relies heavily on VFX, Ranbir Kapoor's Shamshera affects the heart and feels more realistic with its new caste angle and Vaani Kapoor’s acting.

An actor, mother, social worker – Nargis Dutt was far more than Mother India

At the peak of her fame, Nargis left the industry to raise a family and eventually dedicated her life to the cause of spastic children.

Panipat film raises alarm in Afghanistan over Abdali portrayal, embassy writes to MEA

Afghan embassy seeks meeting with I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar over fears of misrepresentation of emperor Ahmad Shah Abdali in Ashutosh Gowarikar's film Panipat.

I asked Balasaheb Thackeray, “Are you a mafioso?” — and lived to tell the tale

Bal Thackeray was India’s only purely parochial leader. He was also his own brand manager and a man deeply in love with himself.

Sikkim to decriminalise use of contraband drugs, instead treat it as disease

Chief minister Pawan Chamling is trying to bring Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to Sikkim and inspire youth to overcome addiction.

Yogi Adityanath dares Rahul to a hug and Rajasthan cops get it horribly wrong in Alwar

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint. The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or...

‘Sanju’ ignores the diabolical Mumbai blasts and why WhatsApp is doing too little

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint in the last 24 hours.

Cutesy for Sanju to hurl ‘ma-behen ki’ at journalists. But it can’t rewrite evil 1993 plot

Just how diabolical, read here. 71 AKs, 500 grenades, 3.5 tonne RDX were hidden in “safe” places for when ‘riots started’ after serial blasts....

Ranbir Kapoor as Sanju doesn’t portray Dutt but Munna bhai

An unbiased biopic is an oxymoron, and Sanju is no exception.

On Camera

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

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Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

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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