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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.

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.


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

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

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

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

01 November, 2021 Paromita Vohra

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


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

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

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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.


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

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

Beth Watkins

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


25 October, 2021

Mofussil Reporters Play A Crucial Role In The News Cycle But Do You Know Any Of Them?

Umesh Kumar Ray

The death of journalist Raman Kashyap at Lakhimpur Kheri throws into sharp relief the condition of local reporters incessantly feeding ‘breaking news’ to the ever-demanding maw of the national media from India’s hinterland.


25 October, 2021

An Unfolding Dalit Movement In Tamil Nadu Has Escaped Nation’s Attention

Meena Kandasamy

Poet and activist Meena Kandasamy visits ground zero of the grassroots movement down South to understand the caste divide in the state.


25 October, 2021

India’s Archaic And Draconian Drug Laws Do More Harm Than Good

Ronny Sen

Our government must follow examples of other countries with liberal views on personal use of drugs.


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25 October, 2021

India Needs A Caste Census To Know Where The Marginalised Stand In The Development Index

Thallapelli Praveen

The aim of a caste census is not to know the numerical strength of a caste. Rather, it would reveal social inequalities for possible remedial measures.


18 October, 2021

Song Sung Blue: Aashiqui, Violin Man And Other Stories From Here And There

Chinki Sinha

The past is a world before the pandemic, a place of happiness perhaps, of love, of togetherness. We want a romanticised past to become our future.


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


11 October, 2021

Mahasweta Devi: The 'Mashi' Who Wrote Fearlessly About Caste, Class And Patriarchy

Ina Puri

Memories of my Mashi alternate from childhood days wrapt in her vivid storytelling, to the presence of the activist and writer Mahasweta Devi, who gave voice to the marginalised


11 October, 2021

Opinion | Culture Of Intolerance Is Hurting India's Tradition Of Debate And Discussion

Kuldeep Kumar

In democratic India, suppression and erasure of dissent has become the norm of the day and it's across political parties.


11 October, 2021

Relooking, Retelling And Rereading Women In The Epics

Alka Pande

It is time for us to celebrate the iconic women in our sacred literature, Sita, Draupadi and Radha, in their various identities and vernacular manifestations


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11 October, 2021

Challenges Notwithstanding, Why US Wants ‘Partnership Of The 21st Century’ To Blossom With India

Aparna Pande

The Biden-Harris administration is serious because India is at the heart of the US response to its peer competition with China.


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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Dadasaheb Phalke Award to film actor Rajinikanth, at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to film sound designer Resul Pookutty at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Relatives and friends of the trekkers who lost their lives in Uttarakhand due to natural catastrophe, arrive at the NSCBI airport in Kolkata.

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Opinion

'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

Bollywood

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