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National Sports Day: Of miffed athletes, muffled grudges and stony silence
Sports

National Sports Day: Of miffed athletes, muffled grudges and stony silence

What does an archetypical Indian athlete represent in modern India? What explains the sense of entitlement of some of our elite sportspersons and their deafening silence on issues of society and misgovernance? As another National Sports Day passes by, it is worth remembering that at its core, sport stands for courage, conviction, and fairness.

Article withdrawn: Filmmaker Anand Kumar says he was planning to cast Sushant Singh Rajput in Bhaichung Bhutia biopic
India

Article withdrawn: Filmmaker Anand Kumar says he was planning to cast Sushant Singh Rajput in Bhaichung Bhutia biopic

Filmmaker Anand Kumar said he wanted to start rolling in some months after receiving Sushant Singh Rajput's final nod

Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: Deepika Padukone urges people to 'reach out' when depressed, says 'you are not alone'
India

Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: Deepika Padukone urges people to 'reach out' when depressed, says 'you are not alone'

Deepika Padukone's post comes within hours of the sudden demise of Sushant Singh Rajput, who allegedly died by suicide

Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: Tracing the actor's journey from television to movie stardom
India

Sushant Singh Rajput passes away: Tracing the actor's journey from television to movie stardom

Sushant Singh Rajput’s death at 34, an age group where most actors destined for greatness tend to enter the best phase of their careers, has expectedly left a deep vacuum

Taika Waititi confirmed to direct new Star Wars film: Looking at Hollywood's comedy disruptors who chose to reinvent their roots
Entertainment

Taika Waititi confirmed to direct new Star Wars film: Looking at Hollywood's comedy disruptors who chose to reinvent their roots

Taika Waititi’s comedic presentation in Thor: Ragnarok was layered with elegant commentary on themes of colonisation and race

Kajol's recent statements on feminism and patriarchy are a stark contrast to the ethos of her short film, Devi
Entertainment

Kajol's recent statements on feminism and patriarchy are a stark contrast to the ethos of her short film, Devi

Kajol's statements in light of Devi are a clear reflection of the widespread ignorance that often plague A-list actresses in the business

With Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, Bunty Aur Babli 2, Shamshera, Prithviraj, YRF sets a diverse slate for 50th year
Entertainment

With Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, Bunty Aur Babli 2, Shamshera, Prithviraj, YRF sets a diverse slate for 50th year

As YRF enters into its 50th year, here is looking at how they can make a difference through their upcoming films in 2020.

Five-Test series against Australia provides mouthwatering television prospects, but poses tricky questions to India
First Cricket News

Five-Test series against Australia provides mouthwatering television prospects, but poses tricky questions to India

India need to be wary of not just the Australia series but the one following that, against England in January-February 2021 which is a five-Test one. Would key players be fit and hungry to battle it out in 10 Tests against tough opponents within a space of four months?

Timing it right: Why Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI needs to relook starting time of multi-day matches in India
First Cricket News

Timing it right: Why Sourav Ganguly-led BCCI needs to relook starting time of multi-day matches in India

Even as the world body conveniently steered clear of the nitty-gritty of hours of play, its primary money-spinning member, BCCI, needs to pay attention to starting time for the longer format of the game.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's hockey team's qualification is a reward for their grit and all-round progress
Sports

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's hockey team's qualification is a reward for their grit and all-round progress

India’s 6-5 victory on aggregate came after tense moments, where India saw off desperate US attacks.

With Saand Ki Aankh and Bala, young Bollywood stars are shrugging off their image-consciousness to 'look the part'
Entertainment

With Saand Ki Aankh and Bala, young Bollywood stars are shrugging off their image-consciousness to 'look the part'

Actors like Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar belong to a new breed that’s challenging the Bollywood stereotypes of what a hero/heroine should look like onscreen.

Hrithik Roshan is back: With bonafide hits in Super 30 and War, the actor has found fresh wings
Entertainment

Hrithik Roshan is back: With bonafide hits in Super 30 and War, the actor has found fresh wings

Hrithik’s been written off before, but he’s somehow always beaten the odds and forced his way back into the reckoning.

Coldd Lassi and Chicken Masala review: Divyanka Tripathi, Rajeev Khandelwal ham through this romantic drama
Entertainment

Coldd Lassi and Chicken Masala review: Divyanka Tripathi, Rajeev Khandelwal ham through this romantic drama

Production design and cinematography aside, none of the departments seem to have stepped up enough in Coldd Lassi and Chicken Masala.

Beecham House review: Gurinder Chadha's period drama falls prey to a white man's gaze of colonial India
Entertainment

Beecham House review: Gurinder Chadha's period drama falls prey to a white man's gaze of colonial India

Beecham House, Gurinder Chadha's exalted retelling of the famous Downtown Abbey, falls short of its promise of being a narrative which depicts British India from the point of view of the colonised

Super 30: Recounting films where Hrithik Roshan has changed his look, from Koi Mil Gaya to Guzaarish
Entertainment

Super 30: Recounting films where Hrithik Roshan has changed his look, from Koi Mil Gaya to Guzaarish

Hrithik Roshan has experimented with his appearance throughout his career; while some have worked — like Koi Mill Gaya, others have tanked without a trace, like Kaabil

Avengers: Endgame — The emotionally rewarding collective viewing experience that was the MCU finale
Entertainment

Avengers: Endgame — The emotionally rewarding collective viewing experience that was the MCU finale

Avengers: Endgame provided the perfect medium for fans worldwide to bond over their shared loss

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul's return to cricket shows common sense has finally prevailed with CoA
First Cricket News

Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul's return to cricket shows common sense has finally prevailed with CoA

It needed Supreme Court’s amicus curiae PS Narasimha to help the CoA to make a sound, practical decision to lift the suspension imposed on Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul. Finally, common sense has prevailed.

Asian Games 2018: AIFF's misunderstanding of sports ministry directive prime reason behind their angst against IOA
Sports

Asian Games 2018: AIFF's misunderstanding of sports ministry directive prime reason behind their angst against IOA

The IOA has not stated specific reasons for not clearing the football team to compete in the upcoming Asian Games but their decision clearly traces its roots to a government letter that suggests the Games are not meant to be exposure trips.

From Jayam Ravi's Tik Tik Tik to Varun Tej’s Antariksham, space genre earns mainstream acceptance in southern cinema
Entertainment

From Jayam Ravi's Tik Tik Tik to Varun Tej’s Antariksham, space genre earns mainstream acceptance in southern cinema

Jayam Ravi's Tamil film Tik Tik Tik performing well at the box office will benefit Varun Tej’s upcoming Telugu space film, which is tentatively titled Antariksham