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Global Desi: Raj Or Rahul, SRK Is Equally At Home In New York Or Patiala

Global Desi: Raj Or Rahul, SRK Is Equally At Home In New York Or Patiala

01 November, 2021 Rachel Dwyer

Marking the transition between old and new India, SRK’s characters and his stardom represent Bollywood as simultaneously Indian and global.

A Passage To India: Shah Rukh Khan Through The Eyes Of His Greatest American Fan

A Passage To India: Shah Rukh Khan Through The Eyes Of His Greatest American Fan

01 November, 2021 Beth Watkins

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has grown beyond the confines of Bollywood and India to find fame and fans worldwide, writes Beth Watkins.


Drugs, Bollywood And Politics: The Dark Underbelly Of Mumbai

Intertwining threads connect the business in illegal drugs with the city’s high and mighty.

A Message Not Delivered, A Matisse Painting Never Gifted: A Co-Star’s Tribute To Shah Rukh

A Message Not Delivered, A Matisse Painting Never Gifted: A Co-Star’s Tribute To Shah Rukh

01 November, 2021 Sayani Gupta

Sayani Gupta, a star-struck teenager who acted with SRK, reveals what endears the superstar to his millions of fans across the globe.


'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.

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01 November, 2021

Rashid Rana’s Amazing Shah Rukh Portrait Is A Cross-Border Fan Tribute

Chinki Sinha

Lahore-based artist Rashid Rana’s 2004 portrait of SRK, made of thousands of photos, was chosen as the Outlook cover for its layered meaning.


01 November, 2021

A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

Giridhar Jha

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.


01 November, 2021

Smoke And Mirrors: NCB’s Panchnama In Aryan Khan Case Hides More Than It Reveals

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

NCB’s methods are under the scanner as experts punch holes in ‘panchnama’, arrest memo.


01 November, 2021

The Third Colour: Shah Rukh Khan Is A Symbol Worth Rooting For

Varun Grover

When we say we’re standing in solidarity with someone, we’re really standing up for our own ideals, values, peace and truth. Comic/poet Varun Grover’s column


01 November, 2021

Love, Respect, Awe: That's The Way Shah Rukh Khan Looks At Women In His Films

Shrayana Bhattacharya

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.


01 November, 2021

Love, Longing And Shah Rukh: Growing Up With DDLJ In The Time Of Mandal And Kamandal

Chinki Sinha

Shah Rukh Khan called himself a peddler of love. That’s better than the pitches selling religion. Love is all we need now.


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01 November, 2021

My Name Is Khan: The Face That Launched A Thousand Products

Priyadarshini Shanker

Behind SRK’s lover-boy image lies instability—sensitive to social, cultural and political change.


25 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Heartbreak And Tears As Families Try To Cope With Personal Grief

Mandeep Punia

Kin of killed farmers, BJP members have the same demand—justice for the dead.


25 October, 2021

This Election Season In UP, Lakhimpur Kheri Is The New Political Battlefield

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.


25 October, 2021

The Negotiator: Rakesh Tikait Is The Glue Holding Farmers’ Agitation Together

Vikas Pathak

The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.


11 October, 2021

State Terror, Armed Forces And The Story Behind Removal Of 'Draupadi' From DU Syllabus

Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

Dopdi Mejhen’s cry of dissent against state power fortified by patriarchy has unsettled many in the last 44 years. Delhi University’s BA syllabus will be immeasurably poorer without it.


11 October, 2021

What Stories Should We Share With Our Children?

Devdutt Pattanaik

In the battle over curricula, the Left tells stories that focus only on making the elite squirm in guilt, while the Right prefers glory by distorting history, but the victims remain voiceless


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11 October, 2021

Bihar's Conundrum: To Drop Or Not To Drop JP Narayan, Ram Manohar Lohia From PG Syllabus

Giridhar Jha

The removal of Jayaprakash Narayan and Ram Manohar Lohia’s works from the syllabi of a Bihar university causes a political furore and forces a hasty reinstatement by Nitish Kumar. Other titans, however, remain quietly discarded.


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the inauguration of 9 Medical Colleges, in Siddharthnagar.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur being garlanded during a public meeting as part of the campaign for the upcoming by-elections in the state, in Kinnaur.

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Congress party workers hold a protest rally against the Central government regarding hike in the fuel and LPG prices, in Mandi.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference at party office in Lucknow.

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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee addresses during an administrative review meeting in Siliguri.

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.

Opinion

Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

Shrayana Bhattacharya
Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

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A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

Giridhar Jha
A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans