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Top 10 Bollywood Music Trends

From almost forever, dance and music have been an integral part of Bollywood. This attribute of the B-films can easily be termed as their life and blood. Recent years have seen a remarkable change in the pattern of dance moves and music composition as compared to what it was 20-30 …

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TARDIS: Space, time and everything in between

Recently, the 13’th reincarnation of the Doctor took place. To the unaware, The Doctor is nothing more than the name of the physician, where-as for the legions of science fiction fans who live and breathe the magic of the scientifically possible, this name is the one that started it all. …

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Children of Heaven

Implanting an idea in a dream inside a dream inside a dream is very sophisticated, confusing and it boggles our mind. As you all might have figured out I am talking about Christopher Nolan’s Inception; a landmark movie which has to be watched twice to fully understand and maybe thrice …

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Indian Television: Stereotyping or towards change?

We often argue that the reason we are inclined to American television is that the content of Indian television is the same- women crying all the time, villains and vamps plotting in order to destroy somebody, the rebirths etc. The argument is valid considering the typical Indian TV serial. It …

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: A child's awakening
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas: A child’s awakening

“Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows – John Betjeman” There are only a handful of people who will be unfamiliar with this heart-wrenching movie that portrays the horrors of Nazi Germany through a deceptively simple premise, that of a …

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The Leonardo of Hollywood

From Titanic to Inception, from Basketball diaries to the Wolf of Wall Street, when you hear the names of these movies, all you can imagine is that one face who made the movies what they turned out to be (of course apart from the brilliant scripts). Yes I am speaking …

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The World of Steampunk
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The World of Steampunk

What reminds you of Steampunk? Metal gears, nuts and bolts? Steam engines and levers? Retro-futuristic society that works on steam technology? Steampunk is much more beyond that. It is the new punch in speculative fiction, and the prominent of which – Victorian Steampunk – has already captured interest around the …

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The Matrix: Movie series and beyond
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The Matrix: Movie series and beyond

Is this piece of writing real or is your brain deceiving you into seeing things which are not physically real? Could it be that we are all stuck up in confinements somewhere and everything that we observe or experience is already coded and runs as a mere simulation? It is …

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The Best of Period Dramas
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The Best of Period Dramas

There was a world not much different than ours, of balls and ellaborate gowns, of horse carriages and aristocratic mannerisms and men, aloof and chivalric. A world not fast paced like today’s; where lush, green lawns were frequently visited and picnics organized to everyone’s merry. This is the world of …

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The Grand Old Lady of Bollywood

Zohra sehgal, the Indian actor  took her last breath in Max hospital New Delhi on 11th July 2014 at the age of 102. It is indeed a colossal loss for the industry and many actors paid homage on social networking sites. “Zohra Sehgal passes away at 102 yrs…What a journey …

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