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    RIP Dilip Kumar: India, Pakistan United In Grief For Iconic Actor

    Bollywood's most iconic actors passed away at the age of 98 on Wednesday. The overwhelming response to the iconic actor's departure is a testament to his charm which transcended all boundaries of space and time.

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    Why the Korean wave is stronger than ever

    The BigBang member was charged with illegal distribution of pornography and was under investigation for several other illegal activities in relation to the nightclub he co-owned.

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    Film cameras start to roll again in Damascus studios

    On a long-disused film set outside Damascus featuring mud houses, palm trees, alleyways and camels, actors in flowing robes are making a television series that the producers say is part.

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    Pakistani filmmakers have the chutzpah to go global

    The last three decades of the twentieth century saw hundreds of cinema houses being pulled down across Pakistan and turned into commercial theatres, plazas, marriage halls and petrol pumps due.

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    Petition filed to remove Bollywood actress as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador

    Priyanka Chopra has been under fire for cheering on India’s strike in Balakot last week. And now, an online petition has been filed to remove her from the position of UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.

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    This Film on Kashmir Sought CBFC Clearance 6 Months Ago – and Is Still Waiting

    Ashvin Kumar’s 16-year-old filmography has been marked by an unlikely intersection: censorship troubles, movies on Kashmir and National Film Awards.

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    Visual Politics of Iranian Cinema: Social Class in Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Separation’

    Iranian movies receive widespread critical acclaim and popularity in the global space for its creative richness, honesty and the striking blend with reality. These movies are regarded as some of the finest.

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    Veteran Bollywood actor-writer Kader Khan has passed away

    Veteran Bollywood actor-writer Kader Khan passed away in Toronto today, reports Times of India. He was 81. Khan was suffering from a protracted illness and had been admitted to a hospital in Toronto.

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    India’s highest-paid female star earns less than half of what her male counterpart does

    In this year’s Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Deepika Padukone is the only woman among the top 10 earners, ranking fourth with Rs112.8 crore ($15.9 million). But even that’s less than half of what.

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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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    How Syrian architects can start to rebuild – even in the devastation of war

    The war in Syria has turned many of its cities into battlegrounds. Places like Aleppo, Homs and Raqqa have been reshaped beyond recognition by the destruction of architecture and the mass displacement of citizens.

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    How an Arabic cosmographical text ‘went viral’ in 16th-century India

    The Wonders of Creation and Oddities of Existence (‘Ajā’ib al-Makhlūqāt wa Gharā’ib al-Mawjūdāt) of Zakariyyā’ ibn Muḥammad al-Qazwīnī (1203-1283) had many lives after it was first.

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    India's billon-dollar battle to build the world's biggest statue

    The world’s biggest statue is rising in a remote corner of India to honour an independence hero but it could quickly be outdone by a monument to a Hindu warrior king in the sea off Mumbai.

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    Pakistani author's book on Qandeel Baloch shortlisted for Indian literary prize

    The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch has been selected for the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize this year. Taking to Twitter, Maher ecstatically shared the news and wrote.

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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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    Novel depicts Kashmir conflict through short stories

    Young Kashmiri writer Feroz Rather takes a daring plunge into the macabre realm of violence and death in his debut novel "The Night of Broken Glass." Spanning 13 stories - predominantly set in.

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    Turkish summer volunteers forgo beaches to harvest lavender

    The Akçaköy Lavender Field in Burdur province's Yeşilova district is the biggest lavender field in Turkey in terms of production and hosts 150 volunteers throughout the harvest season.

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    Over 1,000 rockets from Tipu Sultan’s time found

    Over a thousand rockets belonging to an 18th-century Muslim warrior king have been found by excavators in an abandoned well in India’s southern Karnataka state, an official said on Friday.

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    A look at Lucknow’s evolution as sophistication centre of India

    Last I went to London I found Fakhir Hussain gone to his eternal home. So keen he was to undertake this last journey that he wept when Sohan Rahi and I had met him three years before.

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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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    India to help Bangladesh produce films on PM Hasina before polls there

     India has decided to join hands with the Bangladeshi government to produce a documentary on the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, months before she and her Awami League Party head to the polls.

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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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    'Erasing terrorist ideology': Iraqis fill the Mosul airwaves after IS radio silence

    During the Islamic State group's rule in Mosul, radio stations were banned and replaced with broadcasts of extremist propaganda. Today, young Iraqis are filling the city's airwaves.

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