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Curious case of Aravind Adiga as a famous literary recluse: Booker-winning author is anomaly in publishing world
Arts & Culture

Curious case of Aravind Adiga as a famous literary recluse: Booker-winning author is anomaly in publishing world

In an inversion of the mantra that marketing is a necessary evil, the bane of an author’s existence that ultimately has its reward, Adiga refuses to do too much publicity around his books, often to the chagrin of his publishers.

After The White Tiger, Ramin Bahrani to adapt Aravind Adiga's novel Amnesty for Netflix
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After The White Tiger, Ramin Bahrani to adapt Aravind Adiga's novel Amnesty for Netflix

Set in Australia, Amnesty follows the story of Danny, an illegal Sri Lankan migrant who cleans houses and realises he has information about the sudden murder of one of his employers.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares her lockdown movie essentials, favourite Hindi rap music, and adapting to virtual promotions
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares her lockdown movie essentials, favourite Hindi rap music, and adapting to virtual promotions

Priyanka Chopra Jonas tracks her recent routine, whilst awaiting the release of her memoir Unfinished and managing virtual promotions for The White Tiger

The White Tiger could have been an authentic social drama, a la Parasite, but ends up as a missed opportunity
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The White Tiger could have been an authentic social drama, a la Parasite, but ends up as a missed opportunity

The makers of The White Tiger and A Suitable Boy can’t be held guilty for the white gaze, far from it. What these pieces of content lack, however, is not enough of the Indian gaze.

The Friday List: From a dastangoi on Bhagat Singh to Netflix's adaptation of White Tiger, your weekly calendar of virtual events
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The Friday List: From a dastangoi on Bhagat Singh to Netflix's adaptation of White Tiger, your weekly calendar of virtual events

Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.

The White Tiger: All you need to know about Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao, Adarsh Gaurav's Netflix film
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The White Tiger: All you need to know about Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao, Adarsh Gaurav's Netflix film

The White Tiger, written and directed by Ramin Bahrani, will release on Netflix on 22 January.

The White Tiger’s Adarsh Gourav on discovering the 'invisibility' of Balram, and learnings from his co-actors
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The White Tiger’s Adarsh Gourav on discovering the 'invisibility' of Balram, and learnings from his co-actors

Adarsh Gourav opens up on his process for Ramin Bahrani's The White Tiger, his Jamshedpur connect with Priyanka Chopra Jonas and why he chose a quirky Twitter bio.

The White Tiger review round-up: Critics call the film an 'immersive plunge' with 'magnetic performances'
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The White Tiger review round-up: Critics call the film an 'immersive plunge' with 'magnetic performances'

Critics said that Netflix film The White Tiger is a 'damning critique' of Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionare

Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao's The White Tiger, Justin Timberlake's Palmer, Death to 2020: Trailers this week
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Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao's The White Tiger, Justin Timberlake's Palmer, Death to 2020: Trailers this week

Apple TV Plus will release Justin Timberlake's drama film Palmer on 29 January, and Billie Eilish's documentary on 26 February, 2021

The White Tiger trailer: Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao's social satire depicts India on the rise
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The White Tiger trailer: Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Rajkummar Rao's social satire depicts India on the rise

The White Tiger will release in select theatres in December and on Netflix in January.

Priyanka Chopra gifts Nick Jonas a pup ahead of first anniversary, calls Gino 'newest addition to family'
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Priyanka Chopra gifts Nick Jonas a pup ahead of first anniversary, calls Gino 'newest addition to family'

Priyanka Chopra was also recently shooting in Delhi for her next film, The White Tiger, based on the Booker Prize-winning novel of the same name

Rajkummar Rao on why he chose Made In China: I found it funny, entertaining and very aspirational
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Rajkummar Rao on why he chose Made In China: I found it funny, entertaining and very aspirational

Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy's Made in China will release in cinemas on 25 October alongside Housefull 4 and Saand Ki Aankh.

Selection Day part 2 review: Netflix show cuts down on cricket despite sport being its calling card
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Selection Day part 2 review: Netflix show cuts down on cricket despite sport being its calling card

With 20-odd-minute episodes, the show never really drags, but isn’t as razor-sharp as it could have been

Anil Kapoor, Karan Boolani on adapting Aravind Adiga’s acclaimed novel Selection Day as Netflix series
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Anil Kapoor, Karan Boolani on adapting Aravind Adiga’s acclaimed novel Selection Day as Netflix series

Selection Day director Karan Boolani: We have tried to develop a story that can be consumed by a family and not isolate anybody

Delhi Dialogues: An exhibition of archival photos traces everyday images of the city, and how it has changed
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Delhi Dialogues: An exhibition of archival photos traces everyday images of the city, and how it has changed

The Delhi Visual Archive, being built by the Centre for Community knowledge, Ambedkar University is a fine example of reclaiming this lesser seen – quite literally — side of Delhi's narrative.

DSC Prize 2017: Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam wins for The Story of a Brief Marriage
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DSC Prize 2017: Sri Lankan author Anuk Arudpragasam wins for The Story of a Brief Marriage

The jury said Arudpragasam's novel is told in meditative, nuanced and powerful prose and marks the arrival of an extraordinary new literary voice.

Aravind Adiga's Selection Day shortlisted for DSC Prize; Perumal Murugan's Pyre fails to make cut
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Aravind Adiga's Selection Day shortlisted for DSC Prize; Perumal Murugan's Pyre fails to make cut

Aravind Adiga's Selection Day tells the story of two brothers, who play cricket and how they are divided by success and failure