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Star Wars actor Daisy Ridley to lead series adaptation of The Christie Affair

The murder mystery show will be a reimagining of iconic author Agatha Christies 11-day disappearance in 1926

The Hindu 5 Dec 2022 3:07 pm

5 Toxic Lessons All Luv Ranjan Movies Teach Impressionable Young Men

I remember watching Pyaar ka Punchnama when I was 14 and had a ball (I enjoyed it). I loved it then and laughed at the casual misogyny because my peers did. And then I grew up. When I think of it, Luv Ranjans movies are not just painful female bashing, obnoxious and misogynistic. It alsonormalises [] The post 5 Toxic Lessons All Luv Ranjan Movies Teach Impressionable Young Men appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 3 Dec 2022 11:51 am

Tripti Dimri Wowed Us In BulbbulDoes She Deliver In Qala, Her New Netflix Film?

Netflix latest release,Qala(2022) is Tripti Dimris second collaboration with Anvita Dutt and Clean Slate Filmz afterBulbbul(2020). Her performance was applauded in 2020 with Bulbbuls character becoming well known in most Indian households. Thus, the audiences certainly had high expectations fromQala,a film that portrays a protagonist who suffers from schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder, in terms [] The post Tripti Dimri Wowed Us In BulbbulDoes She Deliver In Qala, Her New Netflix Film? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 2 Dec 2022 12:34 pm

Barbara Kingsolver gives a makeover to Charles Dickens David Copperfield

In reimagining the classic, the American writer sets the coming-of-age story in rural America which is in the grip of the burgeoning opioid crisis, following in the footsteps of others like Margaret Atwood who revisited The Tempest to tell stories of the present

The Hindu 23 Nov 2022 10:42 pm

The Hindu on Books | The era of Big Tech, P. Sainaths freedom heroes, Indias art forms and more

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The Hindu 16 Nov 2022 11:53 am

15 Years Of Om Shanti Om: 6 Reasons Why It Is An Extraordinary Cult Classic!

Om Shanti Om (2007) was one of those cult films that ended up shaping the personalities of all those who resonated with it. The film had something to offer to every Bollywood buff, no matter what their areas of interest might be. As the film turned fifteen on 9th November 2022, lets look at six [] The post 15 Years Of Om Shanti Om: 6 Reasons Why It Is An Extraordinary Cult Classic! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 12 Nov 2022 4:28 pm

The Hindu on Books | TheKamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize shortlist, Ian McEwans new novel, and more

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The Hindu 9 Nov 2022 11:15 am

Hymns that celebrate the beauty of Tamil

Know whats special about the Thirukkovilur Vaibhavam that led to the creation of Naalaayira Divya Prabandham

The Hindu 27 Oct 2022 6:00 pm

The Hindu on Books | Talking to George Saunders, the JCB shortlist and more

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The Hindu 26 Oct 2022 10:54 am

The Hindu on Books | Booker winner Shehan Karunatilakas hopes for Seven Moons,Pamuks pandemic novel, a new Shivaji biography and more

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The Hindu 19 Oct 2022 1:32 pm

5 Diwali Ads That Sparkle With The Spirit Of Giving And Positive Vibes!

What a wonderful time of the year it is when we are engulfed with boundless excitement to celebrate Diwali! The shine and sparkle,the food, and the get-togethers amount to unlimited fun. And Diwali ads that focus on this are win-win. It is love that makes the world go round. Hence we need to spread goodness [] The post 5 Diwali Ads That Sparkle With The Spirit Of Giving And Positive Vibes! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 18 Oct 2022 3:32 pm

She Hulk Seems Like The Same Patriarchal Hogwash In A New Bottle And Made Me Squirm

A comic fan from my childhood, I never miss any superhero movies or series, no matter whether they deserve viewing or not. After nearly 50 years of reading and connecting with comic characters, I feel they deserve a view, even if it is derivative characters like Batgirl, Supergirl, or She Hulk. When She Hulk was [] The post She Hulk Seems Like The Same Patriarchal Hogwash In A New Bottle And Made Me Squirm appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 11 Oct 2022 11:10 pm

Annie Ernaux| Language as a knife

Be it gender, class, female behaviour or desire, the French author, who won this years Nobel Prize, pursues her favoured themes as if she is seeking the truth

The Hindu 8 Oct 2022 10:49 pm

Review of The Life and Times of George Fernandes: Personal and political

The sentiment of anti-Congressism directed George Fernandes every move, says a new biography

The Hindu 7 Oct 2022 8:28 pm

Madhuris Maja Ma: The Issue With Indian Audiences Wanting Sexually Pure Women Onscreen

First, I have a few questions. The sexuality of men *Spoilers Alert! When does Gayatri (Rani Mukerji) find out that her husband is gay in Bombay Talkies (2013)? When her gay male colleague tells her that her husband kissed him. When does the character of professor Ramchandra Siras (Manoj Bajpayee) get outed as gay in [] The post Madhuris Maja Ma: The Issue With Indian Audiences Wanting Sexually Pure Women Onscreen appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 6 Oct 2022 11:57 am

The Hindu on Books | Countdown to the Literature Nobel, an Ambedkar biography and more

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The Hindu 5 Oct 2022 10:50 am

Why Does Hush Hush Feel Like A Disappointing Mash-Up Of Paatal Lok & Made In Heaven?

I had been eagerly waiting for Amazon Primes web series,Hush Hush(2022) to release this month for reasons ranging from it being promoted as a female centric show and it marking the comeback of promising actors like Juhi Chawla and Soha Ali Khan. However, the seven episode long mystery turned out to be a disappointment. It [] The post Why Does Hush Hush Feel Like A Disappointing Mash-Up Of Paatal Lok & Made In Heaven? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 27 Sep 2022 10:01 am

Neev Literature Festival 2022: Roopa Pai, Anushka Ravishankar, and Paro Anand among the authors line-up

The festival will be held at the Neev Academy Campus, Bengaluru, on September 24 and 25

The Hindu 23 Sep 2022 7:06 pm

The Hindu on Books | The People of New India, Fukuyama on the threats to liberalism and more

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The Hindu 21 Sep 2022 1:23 pm

Do Indian Women Ever Get A Support System Or Real Choices To Achieve Their Dreams?

Delhi Crime Netflix Indias premium content offering second season dropped this month. While Bollywoods big theatrical release Liger apparently (based on movie reviews) had a very shallow representation of its female protagonist, Delhi Crime gave us a delicious cocktail of emotions, choices, challenges and aspirations a woman grapples with irrespective of her [] The post Do Indian Women Ever Get A Support System Or Real Choices To Achieve Their Dreams? appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 14 Sep 2022 11:38 pm

The Hindu on Books | The Booker shortlist, saying goodbye to Javier Marias and more

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The Hindu 14 Sep 2022 1:09 pm

F N Souza: Morphology of The Face

If he was creating monsters, probably no one would be troubled; but because his images are clearly intended to be human, one is compelled to ask why his faces have eyes high up in the forehead, or else scattered in profusion all over the face; why he paints the mouths that stretch like hair combs [] The post F N Souza: Morphology of The Face appeared first on State of the Art .

Saffronart 9 Sep 2022 12:30 pm

The Hindu on Books | The JCB Prize longlist, Savarkars idea of history and more

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The Hindu 7 Sep 2022 11:52 am

The Hindu on Books | Orhan Pamuks new book, a literary trail for Madras Week, Tina Brown on monarchy and more

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The Hindu 31 Aug 2022 11:28 am

Three new books from the Writer in Context series seek to enhance our understanding of translatedliterature

Each book is comprehensive, with samples of the writers fiction, fresh essays, reception by critics, readers letters and bio-chronology

The Hindu 26 Aug 2022 9:38 am

The Hindu on Books | The 40 best young Indian writers, new fiction by Janice Pariat, Anees Salim, and more

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The Hindu 24 Aug 2022 11:16 am

The Hindu on Books | Rushdies new novel, Partition literature, India after 1947 and more

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The Hindu 17 Aug 2022 12:28 pm

5 Irresponsible, Gendered Notions Endorsed By Indian Matchmaking Season 2!

When Netflix announced that Indian Matchmaking (2020-present) would be renewed for a second season, many of us hoped for the makers of the show to take all the criticism they faced seriously. That is definitely not the case because the show still continues to celebrate regressive patriarchal values. Here are a few of the gendered [] The post 5 Irresponsible, Gendered Notions Endorsed By Indian Matchmaking Season 2! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 12 Aug 2022 10:59 pm

4 Reasons Why Season 2 Of Masaba Masaba Is A Fail!

Anyone who knows about Neena Guptas backstory would say that she is a boss lady, a badass woman, and the very definition of a feminist. I would agree with them all. However, after all these decades of her working in the Indian film industry, is her boldness and bravery the only things worth appreciating? The [] The post 4 Reasons Why Season 2 Of Masaba Masaba Is A Fail! appeared first on Women's Web: For Women Who Do .

Women's Web 6 Aug 2022 11:24 pm