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Why did Twitter erupt over Narendra Modi's comment on speed of rape trials, what did he really say?
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Why did Twitter erupt over Narendra Modi's comment on speed of rape trials, what did he really say?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim in Surat on Wednesday that rapists are hanged within three days, seven days, 11 days and a month under his administration was met with counter-claims from Opposition leaders and other prominent figures on social media, many of whom called him out for what they say is a blatant lie.

Best Mollywood Films 2018: The gems that redeemed a largely terrible year for Malayalam cinema
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Best Mollywood Films 2018: The gems that redeemed a largely terrible year for Malayalam cinema

Even in what is arguably Malayalam cinema's worst year of the past decade, Mollywood has given us some of India's best cinematic works.

Shyam Benegal on casting couch: If talentless people want to make it big, certain people will take advantage
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Shyam Benegal on casting couch: If talentless people want to make it big, certain people will take advantage

Shyam Benegal, in a discussion about sexual harassment in films, said when talented professionals work, there is no need for a casting couch

Padman movie review: Akshay Kumar is charming in an entertaining but problematic film
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Padman movie review: Akshay Kumar is charming in an entertaining but problematic film

There is so much in Padman that is enjoyable and meaningful. But there's also some needless sexism (about a true mard being one who can provide raksha (protection) to the women in his life) and an exasperating north-Indian-isation of Muruganantham, which you can't get over.

Toilet: Ek Prem Katha movie review — Akshay Kumar’s paean to Modi and the potty
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Toilet: Ek Prem Katha movie review — Akshay Kumar’s paean to Modi and the potty

It is a pity that director Shree Narayan Singh chose to soil his film with pro-government propaganda, because until the Modi spiel sneaks up on us in the second half, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha drives home an important – even if simplistically handled – point.

Dissecting the language of Baahubali trolls: 'Hindu film’, ‘Urduwood’, ‘Chrislamist critic’
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Dissecting the language of Baahubali trolls: 'Hindu film’, ‘Urduwood’, ‘Chrislamist critic’

Film critic Anna Vetticad writes about how it is to be on the receiving end of massive Twitter trolling for her review of SS Rajamouli's Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.

'Great Grand Masti' review: Crude, clichéd, juvenile — check
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'Great Grand Masti' review: Crude, clichéd, juvenile — check

'Great Grand Masti' is a regressive nod to Bhartiya sanskriti and misogyny in the middle of a bottoms-and-bust fest.

'Housefull 3' review: A lazily written, flat ensemble film
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'Housefull 3' review: A lazily written, flat ensemble film

Taking the audience lightly with lazy scripting, that's Housefull 3 for you.

Shah Rukh Khan subtly disses obsessive fans in 'Fan': Your turn, Rajini Sir?
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Shah Rukh Khan subtly disses obsessive fans in 'Fan': Your turn, Rajini Sir?

Is it not suicidal for a star not to pander to even his most maniacal fan?

'Laal Rang' review: Randeep Hooda, the topic are hot, but the film is not
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'Laal Rang' review: Randeep Hooda, the topic are hot, but the film is not

Laal Rang tells us a lot about the fraudulent operations of the country’s blood banks.

'Santa Banta Pvt Ltd' review: Needs more Boman Irani and Vir Das, less of everyone else
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'Santa Banta Pvt Ltd' review: Needs more Boman Irani and Vir Das, less of everyone else

The writers seem not to recognise that they, and humour are Santa Banta Pvt Ltd ’s USPs and end up spending too much time on a boring plot.

Firstpost Exclusive: I cannot be objectified unless I choose to be, says Sunny Leone
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Firstpost Exclusive: I cannot be objectified unless I choose to be, says Sunny Leone

Why are only men asking questions to Sunny Leone? Why not a woman? Why is everyone tossing the same old cliches at her?

Why the love scene between Tamannah and Prabhas in Baahubali is not 'Rape'
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Why the love scene between Tamannah and Prabhas in Baahubali is not 'Rape'

This scene in Baahubali didn’t seem particularly thought-provoking at first, but has generated a lot of conversation of late.