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A Three-Step Guide to Being a Better Person™ in 2018
Life

A Three-Step Guide to Being a Better Person™ in 2018

Choose your phone over your dinner companion, tell your friends spoilers, force your opinions down other people's throats. This is your three-step guide to being a Better Person™ in 2018 | #FirstCulture

Bollywood in 2017: From Taimur's photos to Virushka wedding, what we were hooked to
Entertainment

Bollywood in 2017: From Taimur's photos to Virushka wedding, what we were hooked to

Bollywood had a crazy busy year, and we were following the madness every step of the way | #YearInReview

Environment in 2017: Questionable policies, climate change apathy are no longer options
Life

Environment in 2017: Questionable policies, climate change apathy are no longer options

2017 has taught us several things about escalating carbon emissions, the real impact of global warming and the responsibility that rests on the shoulders of our elected representatives #YearInReview

Donald Trump's claims, Virat Kohli's invincibility, Jallikattu row: The bizarre year that was 2017
World

Donald Trump's claims, Virat Kohli's invincibility, Jallikattu row: The bizarre year that was 2017

Considering how 2017 was, maybe getting through a year without being shot, maimed, mugged, fired, burnt or impeached is the new measure of success #YearInReview

Quickly go, 2017: A review of the year gone by, in verse
Life

Quickly go, 2017: A review of the year gone by, in verse

Reflecting on the events that marked 2017, from Shashi Kapoor's demise, to Aadhaar and the Virat-Anushka wedding | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture

Irrfan's Indian cinema's most successful crossover star, and 2017 was a reminder why
Entertainment

Irrfan's Indian cinema's most successful crossover star, and 2017 was a reminder why

In the last decade Irrfan has come to be seen as India’s best crossover star | #YearInReview

Bollywood's 2017 flops show that it must tap into the anxieties, politics of the public to achieve success
Entertainment

Bollywood's 2017 flops show that it must tap into the anxieties, politics of the public to achieve success

The failure of Bollywood's big projects starring popular actors like Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan shows that films have failed to capture what anxieties are plaguing the public's mind | #YearInReview

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion to Arjun Reddy — Telugu cinema soared high in 2017
Entertainment

Baahubali 2: The Conclusion to Arjun Reddy — Telugu cinema soared high in 2017

The Telugu film industry had much to celebrate in 2017 | #YearInReview Baahubali | Arjun Reddy | Khaidi No 150 | Fidaa

From progress in same-sex marriage laws to LGBTQ pride and protests, 2017 was a landmark year
Life

From progress in same-sex marriage laws to LGBTQ pride and protests, 2017 was a landmark year

10 years of pride, the monumental Right to Privacy judgment, the acceptance of Intersex people — much was achieved in terms of LGBTQI rights | #YearInReview

Of feminism, a supportive sisterhood and lifting up other women: Lessons from 2017
Life

Of feminism, a supportive sisterhood and lifting up other women: Lessons from 2017

Whether it is supporting the enterprise of women, helping out a friend going through a rough time or asserting one's own brand of femininity, feminism must be a lived practice #YearInReview

Indian theatre in 2017: Playwrights, directors must shun financial dependence on corporates
Life

Indian theatre in 2017: Playwrights, directors must shun financial dependence on corporates

Apart from Saurabh Shukla's Barff and Rajkumar Rajak’s Eklavya, many of the plays staged in 2017 failed to leave a mark | #YearInReview

2017: A Year In Music
long-reads

2017: A Year In Music

A soundtrack for the year gone by | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture

From Stranger Things 2 to Mindhunter: Netflix's most binge-worthy offerings from 2017
Entertainment

From Stranger Things 2 to Mindhunter: Netflix's most binge-worthy offerings from 2017

These were the most binge-worthy shows on Netflix in 2017 | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture

Indian badminton in 2017: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth popularised sport, but much to be achieved
Sports

Indian badminton in 2017: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth popularised sport, but much to be achieved

2017 was India’s best ever representation in the list of 25 top players of the world – in the men and women's sections. #YearInReview

#MeToo campaign to Raya Sarkar's list: How the feminist movement changed in 2017
Life

#MeToo campaign to Raya Sarkar's list: How the feminist movement changed in 2017

While feminists fought for basic social justice in terms of employment and education in the pre-2000s era, 2017 showed that now the focus is on tackling harassment and giving women agency #YearInReview

Dark, Narcos, Trapped: These TV shows are proof Netflix is acing foreign language programming
Entertainment

Dark, Narcos, Trapped: These TV shows are proof Netflix is acing foreign language programming

Dark, Suburra, Las Chicas del Cable, Narcos, Trapped and Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories were just some of the standout series in Netflix's foreign language TV offerings for the year | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture

The curious case of Tubelight, Jab Harry Met Sejal: What 2017 taught us about the box office
Entertainment

The curious case of Tubelight, Jab Harry Met Sejal: What 2017 taught us about the box office

Tubelight, Jab Harry Met Sejal made more than 100 crores at the box office, but were still labelled flops — driving home the point that hits/flops are a matter of perception | #YearInReview

From tweeting to following 'due process', 2017's lessons on battling sexual harassment
Life

From tweeting to following 'due process', 2017's lessons on battling sexual harassment

The options seem bleak for survivors of sexual harassment, who will be victim-blamed and questioned, whether they choose to write anonymous blogs or approach the police | #YearInReview

Food trends in 2017: From rising demand for local ingredients to molecular gastronomy's fade out
Life

Food trends in 2017: From rising demand for local ingredients to molecular gastronomy's fade out

2017 was all about cutting out the drama in food and drink, going back to our roots and putting the focus where it should be – on good, clean, tasty food. | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture

Netflix had a year of triumphs in 2017; but will its rise continue unchallenged in 2018?
Entertainment

Netflix had a year of triumphs in 2017; but will its rise continue unchallenged in 2018?

For a company that started off as a DVD mailing and delivery service, Netflix has come a long way — investing up to $6 billion in 2017 and more than $8 billion in 2018 for programming | #YearInReview | #FirstCulture