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Born in a Mad Nation but not short of love for India, says Sriram Karri

May 24, 2015

Born in a Mad Nation but not short of love for India, says Sriram Karri

It was a rather colloquial line of thought through the 70s, 80s and right up to early 90s perhaps when people used to say I am sad to be born in India, says author Sriram Karri. #India #VeryCloseUp #PM Modi #Sriram Karri #Autobiography of a Mad Nation
Khuda ke bande samhal jaa: Kapil Sibal pens lyrics keeping Modi in mind

May 10, 2015

Khuda ke bande samhal jaa: Kapil Sibal pens lyrics keeping Modi in mind

Veteran lawyer, seasoned politician, parliamentarian and former Union minister after all this Kapil Sibal has added a new descriptor to his name: lyricist. The hard-nosed lawyer is into writing lyrics in Hindi. Romantic duets, qawwalis, political satire-based songs and item numbers penned by Sibal will soon be part of Hindi films and some albums. #Bollywood #Congress #Kapil Sibal #VeryCloseUp #politician #lawyer #Lyricist #song writing
A coming of age film of a horny teenager, only in a wheelchair: Shonali Bose on Margarita With A Straw

Apr 16, 2015

A coming of age film of a horny teenager, only in a wheelchair: Shonali Bose on Margarita With A Straw

Margarita with a Straw should not have been an easy film to watch. Its about disability, coming out, loss, discrimination, feminism. But theres something vulnerable at its core that lights the film up with unexpected charm. #VeryCloseUp #Kalki Koechlin #Shonali Bose #Margarita with A Straw
Our guiding force is anti-corruption: Manish Sisodia unveils AAP's plans for Delhi in exclusive Q&A

Apr 16, 2015

Our guiding force is anti-corruption: Manish Sisodia unveils AAP's plans for Delhi in exclusive Q&A

Firstpost caught up with Delhis Deputy Chief Minister who shared AAP Governments vision for Delhiites over the next few years. #India #Delhi #VeryCloseUp #water #Manish Sisodia #Pollution #AAP #Delhi Pollution #Delhi electricity #lobby groups

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Jackpot a roller-coaster ride with 'femme fatale' Sunny Leone Kaizad Gustad

Dec 13, 2013

Jackpot a roller-coaster ride with 'femme fatale' Sunny Leone Kaizad Gustad

Gustad has put his troubles behind him and is all set with his first offering in a decade, Jackpot, a crime caper he describes as a roller-coaster ride. #Jackpot #VeryCloseUp #Naseeruddin Shah #Boom #Sunny Leone #Kaizad Gustad
Vedanta vs Niyamgiri How a tiny tribal hamlet said no to mining

Jul 19, 2013

Vedanta vs Niyamgiri How a tiny tribal hamlet said no to mining

At the first of 12 palli sabhas, nothing deterred 36 Dongria Kondhs who rejected Vedantas bauxite mining plans and claimed the entire Niyamgiri as their own #Vedanta #VeryCloseUp #Illegal mining #Niyamgiri #Niyamagiri hills #Serkapadhi Odisha