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RIP Sadashiv Amrapurkar: The lost Villain

The era of rustic cinema in Bollywood is well and truly over. With the demise of Sadashiv Amrapurkar, our cinema has lost an iconic figure, which was once revered as the most relevant villain post Amjad Khan in Sholay. Last seen in ‘Bombay Talkies’ a film made to mark the centenary celebrations of our cinema, the man left an indelible impression on the cinegoers with his high voltage performances. The man came from humble roots,

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Gandhi’s Assassination – The Untold Truth

Gandhi’s Death has been a case of speculation , as the killing of a “helpless” old man, who was a symbol, of peace and love and his benevolent nature earned him the title of the “Father of our Nation”. On the other hand his assassin, Nathuram Ram Godse, has been targeted by people from all walks of the world , for being a Treacherous, Heartless & a Ruthless murderer. He has even been proclaimed as

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Five World Leaders Mahatma Gandhi Inspired

Throughout his life, Mahatma Gandhi inspired countless Indians to lead a simple and principled life free of vices and desires. His message of non-violence that he practiced against the British rule in India has inspired many important world personalities. On this Gandhi Jayanti, while many news channels debate on the relevance of Gandhi in today’s India, Mission Sharing Knowledge takes you through stories of five world leaders who have been inspired by the life &

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How to become a genius at work?

When you see a world class dancer or musician performing, a world class sportswoman producing a stunning shot at the last minute of the game? What do you think is common in these situations? Yes, they manifest genius in their work. Yes, what they produce seems incredulous or even miraculous to us. Yet, all they do is to bring their total awareness to their work in that moment. They just bring a meditative quality to their work.

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To Our Brave Heroes: A Poem Saluting The Indian Army

(The recent flooding in and around Jammu & Kashmir has taken a toll on the lives of our people, damaged life and resources, and been a horrible experience overall. But it has once again demonstrated, that no matter whatever the challenges may be, the fearless, selfless and glorious Indian Army will always live to defend the nation from all calamities. The glorious army of India, those fearless and brave souls who smile as they lay

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Surpanakha

She was definitely not prepared for the idiosyncrasies of a rural place. Down south where she came from, she wasn’t used to rules imposed by rituals. She was a free bird who never thought twice before voicing an opinion. Unfortunately where she was, it was huge crime for women to voice their opinion and follow their heart. In that area women were categorised in two parts – Angels and Demons. Those who abided by the patriarchal

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An Ode To One of my Favourite Teachers, this #TeachersDay

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” -Nikos Kazantzakis While sitting and writing this ode to my favourite professor on the eve of Teachers Day, I wanted to start with a quote. I scanned the Internet; it’s easy isn’t it these days to look for one. Not in this case though because

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Balmiki Mandir: Bapu’s Forgotten Address in Delhi

Rajghat, Samadhi of Mahatma Gandhi, is one of the most popular tourist spots of Delhi but few people know the address of ‘Bapu Awaas’ where Gandhi stayed for two hundred and fourteen days between April 1946 and June 1947. The place now known as Balmiki Mandir is located on Mandir Marg near Gole Market, Connaught Place. Besides the Balmiki Mandir, the road is lined up with many other prominent places of worship such as Birla

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Movie Review: Hercules: Dwayne Johnson “Rocks” This One

Director: Bratt Ratner Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Rufus Sewell, Ian McShane, Ingrid Berdall, Joseph Fiennes  Plot: The film tells the story of Hercules, the Greek hero. This one unlike others shows the demigod as having lost everything, his family, his country and he looks completely at unease with peace nowhere close to his mind. He is shown as someone who is purposeless and alongside a band of mercenaries, all perfectly suited to their respective roles, is fighting for gold. There

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Rituparno Ghosh, The Unforgettable Influence On Indian Cinema

I recently watched two of Rituparno Ghosh‘s films, Memories in March and Chitrangada. And I was pretty much stunned after watching them. Here is one man who, more or less single-handedly, lifted the standards of modern Bengali cinema to a level that continues to have us bedazzled, by its sheer splendour and artistic merit. For those of you unfamiliar with Ghosh, he was one of the best film directors of the recent times, up to his sad demise last year

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