articles by Swetha Ramakrishnan

Entertainment

Jennifer Aniston doesn't need your consolation, advice or Brad Pitt to validate her existence

Suggesting that Jennifer Aniston can only be happy if she's with a man, married or in a relationship is not only a perfect example of everyday sexism, it is also shortsighted.

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Love Per Square Foot review: This Netflix film feels like a breezy Bombay version of YRF's Band Baaja Baaraat

Love Per Square Foot is what happens when you have an authentic setting, a stellar cast, the right intentions and good writing all mixed into one film.

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Padmaavat: Ranveer, Deepika, Shahid's splendid performances save an otherwise predictable film

Padmaavat is a safe, predictable film — with great performances and visuals — that leaves you wanting more.

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Aziz Ansari, politics of modern dating and the thin line between a bad date and sexual assault

What is the difference between a bad date and sexual assault? And how do you know when you're crossing the line?

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Kaalakaandi: Thank you Saif Ali Khan, Akshat Verma for this wacky love letter to Mumbai

We're #LIVE reviewing Saif Ali Khan-starrer #Kaalakaandi | Follow updates here:

Life

France, beyond Paris: Notes from a non-cheesy week in Frejus, Saint Raphael and Monaco

How visit to Frejus, Saint Raphael and Monaco (and not Paris) led to a love affair with France

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Ittefaq: Sidharth Malhotra, Akshaye Khanna and intrigue quotient make this whodunit work

It's a tight, crisp debut by Abhay Chopra, and while Sonakshi and Siddharth both play their parts well, the real star of Ittefaq is Akshaye Khanna

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Five questions Kangana Ranaut should answer based on Hrithik Roshan's recent interviews

Did Kangana Ranaut really visit the State Commission for women, like she claims?

Bollywood

Judwaa 2: Varun Dhawan's twice as nice in reboot of Salman Khan's 90s comic caper

Varun Dhawan stars as twins-separated-at-birth in Judwaa 2, a reprise of the Salman Khan hit from the '90s

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Jia aur Jia trailer: Richa Chadha, Kalki Koechlin will make you want to go on a road trip with them

Jia aur Jia: Finally a film on female friendships that isn't stereotypical (no cat fights, thank god)

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10 things that would happen differently if 'Friends' was set in Mumbai

What if everybody's favorite cafe in Friends, Central Perk was actually a dingy Irani cafe serving bun muska and chai?

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Narcos season 3 review: Addictive and engaging, even without Pablo Escobar

Narcos season 3 is dominated by engaging conversations, and not by action sequences. You don't miss Pablo Escobar (too much), with a nail-biting narrative to binge on.

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A Gentleman: Kudos to Sidharth, Jacqueline and directors Raj-DK for showing us how it's done

If you've seen the trailer of A Gentleman, both Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez have performed in a manner we've never seen before

Bollywood

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha review - Preachy narrative overrules Akshay, Bhumi's performances

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha is about Keshav, played by Akshay Kumar and Jaya, played by Pednekar and deals with the issue of open defecation. Stay tuned for updates from our live review!

Bollywood

Jab Harry Met Sejal review: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma are effortlessly charming together

Jab Harry Met Sejal, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma, involves travel, profound human experiences and a sometimes humorous exploration of emotions.

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Inside Edge review: A saucy insider take on the edgy world of cricket, movies and the lust for power

Inside Edge is truly a guilty pleasure watch, because it lends itself well to the TV format.

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Tubelight is watchable only due to Salman's performance; Kabir Khan brings out the best in him

Tubelight is a platform for Salman Khan to show that he can act. A large part of the credit for this goes to Kabir Khan.

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Mubarakan trailer: Two Arjun Kapoors can't match up to the craziness of one Anil Kapoor

If Judwaa, No Entry and pretty much every Anil Kapoor film from the 2000s were mashed together, you would get Mubarakan.

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Katy Perry 'Witness' album review: She's hot and cold, but she's no firework

The tone of Katy Perry's Witness is very evidently one-dimensional. While some tracks are memorable, some don't strike a chord.