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Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
February 14, 2019

A Legacy Of Love: Why DDLJ Continues To Be A Hit With Millennials

Text by Huzan Tata. Images courtesy: Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd

It’s the canonical Bollywood romance that established a new cinematic template for modern, multicultural love when it first hit the screens in 1995. Natashja Rathore demystifies the timeless appeal of Yash Raj Films’ Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge in her documentary, Still Rolling — The DDLJ Story (2016)
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Anil Kapoor, Bollywood, Cinema, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Featured, Film, LGBTQIA, Movies, Online Exclusive, Sonam K Ahuja, Vidhu Vinod Chopra
January 28, 2019

Ahead of the release of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, we catch a glimpse of the creative chemistry that sustains this project
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#MeTooIndia, Bollywood, Cinema, Culture, Diet Sabya, Featured, Female Empowerment, Film, Independent Cinema, Indie Cinema, LGBTQIA, Online Exclusive, Section 377, Sensuality, Sex, Star Kids, Weddings, Woman Leaders
December 29, 2018

The Cultural Moments That Defined 2018

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

From a new wave of films to a new era of inclusivity and courage, it's been a landmark year in many ways
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Tora Man Bada Papi, Kajol Menon, Mandovi Menon
December 18, 2018

We revisit a 2013 photo series Items, which explored the notion of women’s bodies and their relationship to the gaze, agency and consent. Photographer Aishwarya Arumbakkam and the five stereotype-challenging individuals documented by her speak exclusively to Verve about how the #MeToo movement is a continuation of the conversation that they tackled with these images…
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#MeToo, Bollywood, child abuse, Cinema, Featured, Kalki Koechlin, Lucrece, Online Exclusive, Paul Goodwin, Play, Sexual Assault, Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece, The Shakespeare Edit, Theatre
November 28, 2018

One of the country's finest screen and stage artistes, Kalki Koechlin talks to Verve about playing the titular role in the NCPA collaboration and its relevance in today's social setting
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#MeToo, #TimesUp, Anaarkali of Aarah, Bollywood, Featured, Feminism, Online Exclusive, sexism, Sexual Assault, Swara Bhaskar, Tanushree Dutta, Veere Di Wedding
October 13, 2018

The fearless actor who brought the subject of female desire into mainstream theatres earlier this year with a glorious masturbation scene speaks out on Bollywood’s #MeToo movement and why everyone should be a feminist.
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