The Opposite Democracy

 

What does one do when your idea of democracy conflicts my idea of democracy? Who should prevail. And Why? In the years gone by the world has seen so much conflict basis on multiple belief systems. Most leaders are doing crisis management rather than updating the laws of the land.

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Music & Platforms

The Bollywood hierarchy of playback singers , or the so called first family, royalty, would have names like Lata,Rafi,Kishore,Asha and Mukesh – they crowded the music scene back then.Yet, they were only five of them who ruled the roost. Imagine if there was a platform like Indian idol in the 50’s or ’60s what other names would’ve thrown up?

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Hope Stress

Is hope stressing you out this new year? Are you leading a life hoping that magic will happen someday? Are you mixing up being hopeful with expectations of a perfect result? What are you going to change to make hope a more relaxing experience?

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Dangal – A View

Making movies with a social message is not uncommon in Bollywood. Making movies on sports is a recent trend that is catching up. Recent movies like Iqbal, Chak De are some examples of good movies. But what sets Dangal apart?

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Star Wars Rogue one – A View

Star Wars was as much for kids as it was for adults. Rogue One seems it has forgotten to address the latter.  Where is the magic of Star wars? Where is the gravitas  and the mystic of the characters that mesmerized a generation?

Clearly, the Force has weakened.

So what is the solution?

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Cricket Moving

Twenty percent of the world watches Cricket today, that is more than 1.5Bn people. This explosion of new audience has come by way of making the game more reachable to the masses.

To make it more reachable, it has simplified the sport on hand, and made it more lucrative on the other. This poses the question, whether the sport is being compromised to reach more audiences or are the audiences maturing up to understand the nuances of the game?

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Befikre – A View

Yash Chopra was like ahead of his times with epic love stories like “Lamhe”,  considered bold at the time, which went on to  become a cult later. But we are not here to compare the reclusive director Aditya Chopra with this illustrious father. Yet the film Befikre reminds you of so many instances that you can’t help but compare.

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