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He Did It | Cinema – Leisure News

According to a United Nations Development Programme study, published just ahead of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2020), nine out of 10 people are biased against women. There is an obvious revelation here — a majority of women find themselves prejudiced against their own kind. Netflix’s Guilty, a venture of Karan Johar’s digital content venture …

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Keeping India Safe – Leisure News

Neeraj Pandey’s new web series furthers his fascination with men who protect the nation. Neeraj Pandey Filmmaker Neeraj Pandey’s oeuvre suggests he has a predilection for telling stories of men in service-in A Wednesday (2008), a police officer bargained with a disillusioned citizen; Special 26 (2013) dealt with CBI officers chasing a gang of conmen; …

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Man on a mission – Leisure News

A recent exhibition showed how political leader Biju Patnaik was also once a daredevil aviator Risky business: The transport aircraft used in the Indonesian rescue operation in July 1947; and (bottom) Biju Patnaik (centre) with Indonesian authorities during another trip to the country in Dec. 1947. Biju Patnaik was the chief minister of Odisha twice …

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Pour on the charcoal – Leisure News

In Prabhakar Pachpute´s art, there is a profound engagement with roots and resources. Political yet poetic Following close on the heels of Prabhakar Pachpute’s critically-acclaimed Artist’s Room at the Jameel Art Centre in Dubai comes Beneath the Palpable, his third solo exhibition at Kolkata’s Experimenter Gallery. Since at least 2013, Pachpute’s work has garnered a …

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We’re not APU anymore – Leisure News

This year, in January, Hank Azaria, who voiced Apu from The Simpsons for 30 years, announced that he was stepping down. For Americans of Indian origin, the move was of consequence. Since the release of comedian Hari Kondabolu’s documentary, The Problem with Apu, three years ago, Apu has been at the centre of a controversy. …

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