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We should adopt the Maoists’ areas: Prakash Jha

(This interview with filmmaker Prakash Jha was published in DNA edition dated July 3, 2010.) Film-maker Prakash Jha wears his politics on his sleeve, although he’ll tell you that his primary dharma is to narrate well-packaged entertaining stories. In Hong … Continue reading

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Who wants to be a slumdog?

(This column, which argues that over-the-top rejoicing of the Oscar success of the film Slumdog Millionaire might desensitise us to poverty, was published in DNA edition dated February 23, 2009.) Venky Vembu There was a supreme moment of television irony on … Continue reading

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