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May 06, 2012
Satyamev Jayate: If Aamir fails, it will be our faultThe show assumes that the average Indian is a decent human being who genuinely cares about his country and his fellow citizens. Its fate will not be a judgement on Khan's star power but our much-vaunted national virtue.
Feb 25, 2012
The Bollywood award show: This ain't no OscarsOnce upon a time, Indian awards ceremonies were about recognising talent. Then television happened, and the rest is mindless entertainment history.
Feb 10, 2012
Death in Mumbai: How Ekta Kapoor makes television that sizzlesThe Maria Susairaj love triangle had all the ingredients of a lurid made-for-TV movie. And Ekta Kapoor wanted to make it. But it's really a story about the fatal attraction of television for young people like Susairaj.
Aug 22, 2011
Lady Gaga's most undesirable Bollywood makeoverSimi Garewal meets Lady Gaga. It sounded like a match made in television heaven. Alas, Simi Garewal just went goo goo over Gaga, choosing schmaltz over hot-button issues. And the grand encounter made the rest of us gag.
Aug 09, 2011
Ranveer Singh: India's most fake Bollywood starThe young star's performance on Simi Grewal's show was one long hour of fakery. There's only so much fawning, weeping, and false modesty an audience can endure.