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    Thugs of Hindostan: A British myth or Indian reality?

    On October 3, 1830, the Calcutta Literary Gazette published an anonymous letter that spoke at length on the activities of a group of worshippers of Goddess Kali, who expressed their devotion.

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    Pakistan and India should never be at war: Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi

    The United Nations Population Fund (UNPFA) Goodwill Ambassador, politician, social activist and multiple-award-winning Indian actress Shabana Azmi, who is also an advocate of Indo-Pak.

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    Ram Gopal Varma says he's making an 'honest' film on Sanjay Dutt's life

    After Rajkumar Hirani delivered a box office hit with the Bollywood actor's biopic Sanju, filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma announced that he too will be making a film on Sanjay.

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    Priyanka Chopra was considered ‘too dark’ for Miss India title

    Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra is currently on top of her career and regularly making headlines. But did you know she was not the obvious choice for the Miss India title 18 years ago.

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    How Kishore Kumar's voice was muzzled during Emergency in India

    When Indian PM Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that legendary Bollywood singer Kishore Kumarhad been gagged during the Emergency, he brought back to life a long-forgotten episode.

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    ‘Local story, global appeal’: Netflix’s strategy in India with ‘Sacred Games’ and other projects

    Netflix is a pop culture phenomenon in India without the numbers to support it. It is not known exactly how many Indians watch the series, films and documentaries available on the streaming.

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    Bollywood actor Salman Khan gets five years jail in blackbuck poaching case

    A Jodhpur court on Thursday pronounce its verdict in the 1998 black buck poaching case, in which Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Sonali Bendre, Tabu and Neelam.

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    Don't try to pollute film industry with communal bias: Indian veteran screenwriter

    Veteran Indian screenwriter Javed Akhtar on Thursday warned "bigots" to be wary of communalising the Indian film industry, which he termed as "the citadel of secularism".

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    Indian officials push ban on Pakistani artists

    Every day, the animosity between Indians against Pakistani artists and the Pakistani artists seems to increase. In a new wave of controversy, the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association.

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    Sridevi died of accidental drowning, finds forensic probe: report

    Mumbai: Sridevi drowned after losing her balance and falling into the bathtub under the influence of alcohol, fresh reports have claimed.A forensic report has cited accidental drowning as the cause.

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    Bollywood actor Sridevi passes away

    Bollywood actor Sridevi passed away on Saturday night after a cardiac arrest, confirmed her brother-in-law Sanjay Kapoor. She was 54. “Yes, it is true that Sridevi passed away.

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    India’s sanitary towel hero Pad Man bound for Bollywood glory

    Menstruation isn’t the most obvious topic for a blockbuster, but the story of how a lower-caste man from a village in India dropped out of school at 14 and became the unlikely champion.

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    'Padmaavat' barred in Malaysia over 'sensitivities of Islam'

    Controversial Bollywood movie Padmaavat, which has released in India after a struggle, is now barred from opening in cinemas in Malaysia over concerns regarding “sensitivities of Islam”.

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    Padmavat Collections Crosses 50 Cr, in 2 days

    Bollywood magnum opus movie ‘Padmavat’ finally released on January 25th after so many hurdles and controversies on the film. Karni Sena, Kshtriya Mahasabha and some other organisations protest.

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    Modi To 'balance' Netanyahu visit by a visit to Ramallah

    During his five day trip, Netanyahu will spend three nights in Delhi, and two in Mumbai. He will be accompanied by a delegation representing 75 to 100 firms active in the security, technology, agricul

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    Nawazuddin Siddiqui to play Hindu extremist Bal Thackeray in biopic

    Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray and Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut attended the glittering launch function on Thursday evening.

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    Bollywood star Shashi Kapoor dies aged 79

    Veteran Indian film industry stalwart Shashi Kapoor has died at the age of 79, it has been confirmed. His nephew Randhir told the Press Trust of India (PTI) that the actor had died in Mumbai on Monday.

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    How Indian Govt is playing a duplicitous game over 'Padmavati'

    It is a fact that most of those who raged and fulminated and fatwa-ed against Salman Rushdie had never ploughed through The Satanic Verses. Geoffrey Robertson who defended Rushdie in the blasphemy case writes.

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    Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra on forbes 100 most powerful women list

    The Quantico star has made it to Forbes' World's Most Powerful Women List 2017. Priyanka came #97 on the list, which featured Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany.

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    Actor Tom Alter dies of skin cancer at 67

    Veteran film, television and theatre actor and Padma Shri Tom Alter has died aged 67. The renowned actor and one-time sports writer and author had been battling stage four skin cancer.

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    Bollywood: 'Hera Pheri 3' on hold as director in coma since 10 months

    Bollywood filmmaker Neeraj Vora, known for writing the comedy classic Hera Pheri and directing its subsequent installments, has been in a coma for the past 10 months, according to Indian media reports.

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    Raj all the rage as India marks 70 years of independence

    As India marks the 70th anniversary of its independence this year, a slew of movies tackling its colonial history are hitting cinema screens, including a controversial account of Partition by the director.

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    Film on Hindu-Muslim unity won top award at London Indian Film Festival

    A Billion Colour Story, which depicts harmony between Hindus and Muslims, is produced by Bollywood filmmaker Satish Kaushak and directed by Padmajumar Narasimhamurthy.

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    Tubelight box office collection day 6: Salman Khan film crashes, sees a 50% drop

    Salman Khan’s Eid release Tubelight’s box-office performance is going down with every passing day. It has been six days since the movie made its way to the theatres but sadly.

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