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Mayank Shekhar

Mayank Shekhar runs the pop-culture website TheW14.com

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Anatomy of a Salman Film

What is it about his appeal that we have all missed?

30 July 2014
Cinema-Humpty-sharma
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‘Yeh Duniya Pittal Di’

How Bollywood’s Punjabi inflection unifies India

16 July 2014
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In defence of seriously bad cinema

Is there such a thing as a universally panned flick?

02 July 2014
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Me, you and everyone we know—on Facebook

Are there any private moments left for us?

18 June 2014
Standup-comedy
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Surely you’re joking, Mr Funnyman

Is the Indian stand-up comic scene reaching maturity?

04 June 2014
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Remember Mastram?

A film on an old smut paperback series that nobody wants to watch except nostalgics like me

22 May 2014
Rough-cut
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Ticket to Pollywood

Why mass entertainment is a perfect training ground for a career in politics

01 May 2014
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Heard the One about SRK’s Son?

Gossip and the tragedy of the film journalist

14 April 2014
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Hello Sunny Bunny

The inevitability of Hindi ‘porncom’

01 April 2014
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Why is John a star but Nawaz an actor?

Decoding ‘stardom’ in Bollywood

18 March 2014

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is a member of Rajya Sabha and the author of several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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