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Lovecraft Country's unintended racial horror: How the HBO series uses Black trauma as narrative currency
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Lovecraft Country's unintended racial horror: How the HBO series uses Black trauma as narrative currency

Though Lovecraft Country has every flavour of creaturely nightmares, its biggest horror is the way it misuses historical woes and seems blind to its own perpetuation of damaging tropes

Nora Fatehi, Guru Randhawa feature in music video for singer's new single Naach Meri Rani
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Nora Fatehi, Guru Randhawa feature in music video for singer's new single Naach Meri Rani

Nikhita Gandhi has also lent her vocals to the song, written and composed by Tanishk Bagchi

Aftab Shivdasani on his digital debut, Poison 2: ‘Playing a grey character is a challenge and I love it'
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Aftab Shivdasani on his digital debut, Poison 2: ‘Playing a grey character is a challenge and I love it'

Aftab Shivadasani joins a long list of Bollywood actors to shift to the streaming space, with his debut series Poison 2, on Zee5.

Ahead of her new song, Neha Kakkar shares engagement ceremony video with Rohanpreet Singh
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Ahead of her new song, Neha Kakkar shares engagement ceremony video with Rohanpreet Singh

Neha Kakkar shared a video from her engagement ceremony with Rohanpreet Singh, ahead of the launch of her new song, 'Neha Da Vyaah'.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom starring Chadwick Boseman, Mum Bhai, Fireball, Uncle Frank: Trailers this week
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Ma Rainey's Black Bottom starring Chadwick Boseman, Mum Bhai, Fireball, Uncle Frank: Trailers this week

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Chadwick Boseman's final screen appearance, starring Viola Davis in the lead, will stream on Netflix from 18 December.

Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge turns 25: On the act of looking back at tradition, love and rebellion
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Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge turns 25: On the act of looking back at tradition, love and rebellion

Aditya Chopra's iconic Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge turns 25 at a time when the world is as conflicted as it was when the film originally released — between the past and the future.

DDLJ turns 25: Shah Rukh, Kajol change handles to Raj and Simran; Twitter India launches emoji in tribute
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DDLJ turns 25: Shah Rukh, Kajol change handles to Raj and Simran; Twitter India launches emoji in tribute

Shah Rukh Khan said he is "filled with gratitude" towards his fans for loving DDLJ's Raj and Simran for 25 years.

As global fashion events contend with COVID-19 era, Lakme Fashion Week 2020 gears up for first-ever digital edition
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As global fashion events contend with COVID-19 era, Lakme Fashion Week 2020 gears up for first-ever digital edition

In the face of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns, fashion weeks across the world have been forced to recalibrate their existing practices, priorities, and their very role. The upcoming Lakme Fashion Week also grapples with these concerns in its first-ever digital edition.

Robert Redford's son, filmmaker and activist James, dies of liver cancer aged 58
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Robert Redford's son, filmmaker and activist James, dies of liver cancer aged 58

Robert Redford's publicist said in a statement Monday that the 84-year-old father is mourning the death of James Redford with his family during this “difficult time.”

Jeff Bridges reveals he's been diagnosed with lymphoma; says 'prognosis is good'
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Jeff Bridges reveals he's been diagnosed with lymphoma; says 'prognosis is good'

Channeling his The Dude character from The Big Lebowski, Jeff Bridges says "new s**t has come to light" and he will start his treatment for the same.

Vijay Sethupathi pulls out of Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 on cricketer's request, shares statement
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Vijay Sethupathi pulls out of Muttiah Muralitharan biopic 800 on cricketer's request, shares statement

Muttiah Muralitharan in a statement said that fearing the consequences that Vijay Sethupathi could face for signing 800 in his career, he requests him to opt-out of the film.

Tamil Nadu producers body requests actors and technicians to take pay cut for films delayed due to COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu producers body requests actors and technicians to take pay cut for films delayed due to COVID-19

Tamil Film Active Producers Association president Bharathirajaa on Monday appealed actors and technicians of the fraternity to take a 30 per cent pay cut to allow film producers to restart the projects that were affected by the COVID-19 lockdown.

Harami director Shyam Madiraju says the Emraan Hashmi-starrer is a modern-day adaptation of Oliver Twist
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Harami director Shyam Madiraju says the Emraan Hashmi-starrer is a modern-day adaptation of Oliver Twist

In the past, films like Slumdog Millionaire and Traffic Signal have explored the underbelly of Mumbai, but Madiraju says Harami is about "a tale of redemption, of humanity, when caught in the worst of situations in life."

'Is Vijay Mallya the devil incarnate? I don't think so': Dylan Mohan Gray on his segment in Bad Boy Billionaires
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'Is Vijay Mallya the devil incarnate? I don't think so': Dylan Mohan Gray on his segment in Bad Boy Billionaires

Dylan Mohan Gray, who directed the Vijay Mallya segment of Netflix's docu series Bad Boy Millionaires, says, "I didn't want to enter with any preconceived notions. Even now I don't see him as a 'hero' or a 'villain'. I see him as a complex individual."

Ludo trailer: Abhishek Bachchan, Pankaj Tripathi play goofy criminals in Anurag Basu's anthology
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Ludo trailer: Abhishek Bachchan, Pankaj Tripathi play goofy criminals in Anurag Basu's anthology

Directed by Anurag Basu, Ludo also features Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh in the film

Zarina Roshan Khan, best known for playing Indu Dadi in Kumkum Bhagya, passes away at 54
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Zarina Roshan Khan, best known for playing Indu Dadi in Kumkum Bhagya, passes away at 54

Zarina Roshan Khan started her career as stunt woman in several films before moving to acting in television show

Ananth Mahadevan on Busan-nominated Marathi drama Bittersweet: Want to take this film to highest level of global viewing
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Ananth Mahadevan on Busan-nominated Marathi drama Bittersweet: Want to take this film to highest level of global viewing

Bittersweet exposes the dark underbelly of Maharashtra’s sugar industry and is headed to Busan International Film Festival 2020.

Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol's statue to be unveiled in London to mark 25 years of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
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Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol's statue to be unveiled in London to mark 25 years of Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

The bronze statue of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol from DDLJ will be an addition to the 'Scenes in the Square' movie trail that has installations of Harry Potter, Laurel and Hardy, Gene Kelly from Singin' in the Rain and Wonder Woman.

On My Block actor Danny Ramirez joins Marvel's The Falcon and the Winter Soldier
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On My Block actor Danny Ramirez joins Marvel's The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

The Disney Plus series will see Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan reprise their roles of Falcon and Winter Soldier, respectively, from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.