Murtaza Ali Khan

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THE success of Squid Game reminds of disparity in a GROWING cutthroat world

Squid Game has become Netflix’s biggest launch ever, reaching 111 million viewers. It has toppled Netflix’s hugely popular American series...

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Importance of culture in India and Iran ties

Dr. Mohd Ali Rabbani, the Cultural Counselor, Embassy of I.R. Iran and Head Iran Culture House, New Delhi, is responsible...

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The kind of work that I do invites a lot of debate, discussion: Kanika

Having carved a niche for herself as a screenwriter in Hindi cinema, Kanika Dhillon is determined to create strong and...

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Director’s vision is very important for me: Gajraj Rao

Gajraj Rao talks about his acting journey, which started with Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen, and his experience of shooting for...

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I WAS BLOWN BY THE MANNER IN WHICH MUSAFIR ALI’S WORLD WAS SET: MANOJ

Actor Manoj Bajpayee talks about the Netflix anthology series ‘Ray’, the chemistry he shares with long-time colleague Gajraj Rao, and...

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Time is ripe to put Gulmarg on the world map as a major skiing hub: Filmmaker Vikash Verma

Ever wondered what it’s like to shoot in the open when the temperatures dip below minus 30 degrees? Filmmaker Vikash...

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I have always wanted to do a TVF series: Sunny Hinduja

Hailing from Indore, Hinduja embarked on a journey to become an actor at a very young age that brought him...

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Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl filled with compelling performances

Directed by: Sharan Sharma Starring: Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, and Angad Bedi   In the recent times, films inspired by...

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Bandish Bandits: A mesmerising musical experience

Directed by: .  Anand Tiwari Starring: Ritwik Bhowmik, Shreya Chaudhry, Naseeruddin Shah, Atul Kulkarni, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sheeba Chaddha, Rajesh...

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A successful experiment in noir thriller

Wikipedia describes film noir as a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, from the early 1940s...

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Jwlwi: The Seed Could be Basumatary’s lifetime tour de force

Directed by: Rajni Basumatary Starring: Raj Agnihotri, Mondeep Basumatary, and Rajni Basumatary.   Rajni Basumatary’s Jwlwi – The Seed is...

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‘Breathe: Into the Shadows’ is long but worth a watch

Directed by:  Mayank Sharma Starring: Abhishek Bachchan, Nithya Menen, Amit Sadh; Breathe: Into the Shadows, created by Mayank Sharma, is...

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The Old Guard reminds us of Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Gray

Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood Starring: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, and Chiwetel Ejiofor   In...

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Hanna returns with the cliffhanging season two

Created by: David Farr Starring: Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Noah Taylor There is something about the long-form storytelling...

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Should you enter The Twilight Zone?

Created by: Rod Serling Developed by: Simon Kinberg and Jordan Peele “There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is...

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A journey in search of roots and identities

Directed by: Anindya Chatterjee Starring: Parambrata Chattopadhyay, Ani Hovhannisyan, Jonathan Dumontier, Sylvie de Neef, Varzu, and Prakashchandra Roy Anindya Chatterjee’s...

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Morchhale’s latest flick is poetic, indispensable and certainly a tour de force!

Directed by: Praveen Morchhale Starring: Ajay Chourey and Shilpi Marwaha Widow of Silence, the third feature film by the National...

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Anurag’s most refreshing work in a long time

Directed by: Anurag Kashyap Starring: Saiyami Kher and Roshan Mathew On 8 November 2016, PM Narendra Modi announced the demonetisation...

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Is Betaal quadrilogy a Netflix snoozefest?

Directed by: Patrick Graham & Nikhil Mahajan Starring: Vineet Kumar Singh & Aahana Kumra Betaal, the latest offering from Netflix,...

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‘Illegal’: A bingeworthy legal drama 

Director: Sahir Raza Cast: Neha Sharma, Satyadeep Mishra, Akshay Oberoi, Deepak Tijori, Kubbra Sait, Kitu Gidwani, Parul Gulati, and Piyush...

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Despite hiccups, ‘Paatal Lok’ is the best web-series in a long time

Amazon Prime Video’s latest offering Pataal Lok is marked by constant tonal changes. The nine-episode series starts off as a...

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Season 2 gets better, grander and gay-er!

Four More Shots Please Directors: Anu Menon, Nupur Asthana Cast: Sayani Gupta, Maanvi Gagroo, Kriti Kulhari, Bani J, Simone Singh, Milind...

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Randeep Hooda is the only silver lining in Extraction

Director: Sam Hargrave Cast: Chris Hemsworth, RandeepHooda, Golshifteh Farahani, PriyanshuPainyuli, Rudhraksh Jaiswal, David Harbour, and Pankaj Tripathi. The film Extraction...

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The Platform reminds of the time we are living in

Written by :  David Desola; Pedro Rivero Cast: Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan    In the recent years a lot of interesting...