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Script, what script? Bollywood gets candid about 'inspiration' and imitation

Nov 22, 2014

Script, what script? Bollywood gets candid about 'inspiration' and imitation

For decades, we've seen the industry get 'inspired' by others. Songs were copied, plots were borrowed, sequences were replicated, and it was done with an irreverent, gung-ho attitude. #OnOurMind #Agneepath #Don #Kick #Himmatwala #Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron #Film Bazaar #Agantuk
Making a champion of a slacker: The man who discovered Kidambi Srikanth

Nov 20, 2014

Making a champion of a slacker: The man who discovered Kidambi Srikanth

Srikanth is gradually getting used to being known as the best Indian male player around and each time he has a lazy thought the vision of Reddy shouting at him is enough to get him back on track. #Sports #OnOurMind #Badminton #Lin Dan #Gopichand #Sudhakar Reddy #Academy #Kidambi Srikanth
World toilet day: Will Modi's 'swacch bharat' really spell acche din for Indian hygiene?

Nov 19, 2014

World toilet day: Will Modi's 'swacch bharat' really spell acche din for Indian hygiene?

November 19 is World Toilet Day. But in India it's always been Indira Gandhi's birthday. But now toilets are once again the focus but is there a hidden cost to the grand Swachh Bharat campaign? #OnOurMind #India #Narendra Modi #Vidya Balan #Hygiene #Toilet #Clean India #World Toilet Day #PM Modi #Swachh Bharat #Swacch Bharat campaign
Dear Sanjeev Kapoor, no non-veg on Masterchef is a stupid, terrible idea

Nov 19, 2014

Dear Sanjeev Kapoor, no non-veg on Masterchef is a stupid, terrible idea

So why not a Masterchef India with only female contestants, divided into separate kitchens according to caste, cooking only vegetarian food limited to lauki and tinda. Does that sound like incredible India? #OnOurMind #Sanjeev Kapoor #TheIdiotBox #Masterchef India #Amul #Khatron Ke Khiladi
It's not Fawad Khan! The reasons why Pak serials work for Indian audiences

Nov 18, 2014

It's not Fawad Khan! The reasons why Pak serials work for Indian audiences

The Pakistani teleserials are still holding viewers' attention and prompting a kind of following that India last saw in the Hum Log and Khandaan era. Here's why #OnOurMind #Fawad Khan #Humsafar #Zindagi Gulzar Hai #Aunn Zara

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Sports and Reality TV: The same person dressed in different clothes?

Sep 20, 2014

Sports and Reality TV: The same person dressed in different clothes?

Like many other things in our lives that are coming together, Sports and Reality TV are converging too. #Sports #OnOurMind #Big Boss #Reality TV
Meet Manikandan Kumar, one of India's unsung Indian sporting heroes

Sep 03, 2014

Meet Manikandan Kumar, one of India's unsung Indian sporting heroes

Manikandan is still without a permanent sponsor. He still makes ends meet through his coaching assignments. #Sports #OnOurMind #India #National Sports Day #Manidkandan Kumar #Para-climbing