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Cinema
The Madhuri Mantra

Madhuri Dixit claims she is boring and non-controversial in her real life but does not mind boldness in her roles. That is what drew her to Dedh Ishqiya

13 January 2014
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Art & Culture
The Man Who Knows Too Much

In more than 30 years of showbiz journalism, Mohamed has seen it all. The film critic and director reveals how movie stars became his surrogate family and why his new book is his last connection with the industry

26 December 2013
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Cinema
The Outsider

Hard worker, Govinda fan, Kareena agnostic, non-reader, big dreamer and former chubby kid—Ranveer Singh is an unexpected movie star, and the surprise is entirely pleasant

02 December 2013
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Cinema
Melody, Mafia and Marriage

The world according to Sonu Nigam

04 November 2013
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Art & Culture
When a Film Star Hosts a Party

Love blooms or disintegrates, chief ministers sit ignored, drunken stars get sentimental and call each other ‘bro’

08 September 2013
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Art & Culture
Star Wars: Attack of the Tweets

Anonymous tweeters are taking the mickey out of superstars like Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan.

30 September 2010
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Art & Culture
Salman Khan has a Cold

He’s moody. He ditches. He can destroy careers. So what is it about Salman Khan that makes him so endearing?

03 September 2010
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Art & Culture
The Truth Behind Bollywood Lies

From adoption of kittens to underworld calls from Dubai, there’s an entire industry of spin doctors churning out fake news.

20 August 2010
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World
Being Angelina

Hollywood’s troubled child is now its bestselling actress who also manages the most glamorous family in the world. Open caught up with Angelina Jolie in Cancun, Mexico, and sought the woman behind the superstar.

22 July 2010
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Art & Culture
Portrait of a Young Actor

Rajat Barmecha had no producer papa and hadn’t attended a single acting class. Yet the 19-year-old, who auditioned for a bit part, landed the lead role in Udaan and found himself in front of a standing ovation at Cannes.

15 July 2010

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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