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Muslim tradition of sci-fi and speculative fiction has thrived despite being overlooked by most Western readers
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Muslim tradition of sci-fi and speculative fiction has thrived despite being overlooked by most Western readers

Exploring the Muslim tradition of sci-fi and speculative fiction shows that pondering fantastical technologies, imagining utopian social arrangements, and charting the blurry boundaries between mind, machine and animal, are not the sole preserve of the West

Aladdin live-action remake: Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott cast in lead roles for Guy Ritchie's film
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Aladdin live-action remake: Mena Massoud and Naomi Scott cast in lead roles for Guy Ritchie's film

The cast of Guy Ritchie's Aladdin has been finalised. Mena Massoud has been cast in the lead role. Will Smith will be Genie and Naomi Scott, Jasmine.

Is Guy Ritchie's Aladdin remake getting it all wrong with their casting?
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Is Guy Ritchie's Aladdin remake getting it all wrong with their casting?

Guy Ritchie's Aladdin is finding it difficult to find their lead characters - Aladdin and Jasmine - India and Middle East. Social-media reactions galore over this news.

Aladdin remake: Guy Ritchie wants authentic Indian actors for his upcoming film
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Aladdin remake: Guy Ritchie wants authentic Indian actors for his upcoming film

Hollywood director Guy Ritchie wants actors from India to cast for his upcoming film Aladdin. Auditions are currently underway in Mumbai, Delhi and Kolkata.

Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years out in September
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Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years out in September

British author Salman Rushdie's first novel in seven years will be released in September, his publishers said today.

Aladdin's 'flying carpet' concept now a reality
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Aladdin's 'flying carpet' concept now a reality

Ever gasped in wonder when you'd see Aladdin and Jasmine (from Arabian Nights) fly off to lesser known destinations on their flying carpet?