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The Death of Counterculture

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Did 9/11 cripple American popular culture?

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The Lazy Route to Success

Kareena Kapoor’s strategy seems to be working for her. Possibly the only leading lady today who can actually ‘act’, Kareena seems to have decided she doesn’t really need to, since she can…

Bodyguard

Bodyguard is a Hindi reproduction of a Malayalam and then Tamil film directed by Siddique, this film’s director, but still has the power to move you. It makes the Salman persona straightforward…

LG Optimus P920

The world’s first 3D phone is also one of the fastest Android phones around It is being called the world’s first 3D phone. And no, you don’t have to wear 3D glasses to use it, a la the Nintendo…

Your Gut Health

Recent research is only beginning to unravel the mystery of living beings that cohabit our bodies, in particular the bacteria in our gut. The colonies, huge in number and comprising a variety of…

The Miniature Gets Twindividualistic

For artists Gilbert & George, the grimy East End of London serves as a wealth of artistic inspiration. This collaborative duo, known for wearing identical formal suits and who are rarely…

Clothes Maketh a Nation

The day Anna Hazare’s movement reached a feverish pitch in Delhi, fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee was administering final touches to his latest collection. When unveiled later that evening…

His Father’s Ghost

It is not rare for a writer to live out his life in his writing over and over again, perhaps selecting a different perspective, a different form each time. The skill lies in ensuring the reader…

The Other Khushwant Singh

If my name was Natha Singh or Banta Singh, I would not be writing this article. It is because my grandfather named me Khushwant, after the inimitable writer Khushwant Singh, that I have been…

Fairness Complex

She always stood out in the crowd, and for obvious reasons. But what Kalki Koechlin’s alabaster complexion and elfin-like features don’t tell you is that she was raised in a conservative…

Schmoozer’s List

Deepak Malhotra, associate editor of Film India, knows that to produce his kind of film publication takes a kind of madness. “Others started film directories too, but they gave up. It takes a…