Saturday, 2 July, 2022

Topic: Sanju

Do biopics like Sanju end up resurrecting fallen heroes?

Experts weigh in Rajkumar Hirani's recent biopic on Sanjay Dutt's life and how it was influenced by the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

I don’t interfere in my girlfriend’s life, except for her clothes: Sanjay Dutt had said

Sanjay Dutt's life was a mix of LSD and an affair with Tina during the shoot of his first movie Rocky. Read this excerpt from Yaseer Usman's book Sanjay Dutt: The Crazy Untold Story of Bollywood’s Bad Boy.

What Sanju and Bollywood gangsta movies can learn from Narcos

Films like ‘Sanju’ are a cultural sanction for people who have made a habit of living dangerously and on the wrong side of the law.

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PM Modi at the MSME Idea Hackathon, 2022. | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

BJP, Modi’s ‘total politics’ stems from insecurity. They still don’t rule the power elite

Yogendra Yadav is wrong. BJP might have a hegemonic position in politics and economy, but it's not the same in moral and intellectual spaces.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.


The Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator | Photo: DRDO

‘Major milestone’: India conducts maiden flight of unmanned aircraft demonstrator

DRDO calls flight a significant step towards self-reliance in defence technologies; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lauds achievement, says ‘it paves way for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in critical military systems’.

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.