• friendshipmalefemalebollywoodhollywoodrelationshipmoviesreallife Kya Ek Ladka Aur Ek Ladki Kabhi IRL Dost Nahi Ho Sakte?

    Indian children are taught many cardinal lessons, like touching our grandparents’ feet and returning dabbas to mom in pristine condition. The prime one is that girls and boys can never be friends. As a girl with seven close male friends, I’m often the centre of curiosity and judgment.

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  • monsoontrekkingraindirtmudphotographforestmountainshillsyouthinstagram Khatron Ke Khiladi, Keechad Edition: What Every Monsoon Trek Feels Like

    With the monsoon, comes a surfeit of #pluviophile Tinder bios. You, who takes an Uber to the ATM a couple of kilometres away, impulsively sign up for a 15-kilometre trek on a rainy Sunday. Because the exhibition of your love for the rain is incomplete without a selfie atop Harishchandragadh. What could possibly go wrong?

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  • Worldcup2018footballportugalmexicoiranspainargentinaspainrawunderdogstoryfootball Will an Underdog Like Mexico Rise This World Cup?

    A good underdog story often feels therapeutic, not just because it offers the pleasures of watching dynasties and reputations crumble. But because it is also the kind of raw story we want to live and tell. No better place to witness it than the World Cup.

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  • RemovetermdreamsdreamsRemovetermfemalebondingfemalebondingRemovetermHollywoodHollywoodRemovetermhopehopeRemovetermMenMenRemovetermMovieMovieRemovetermOceans8Oceans8RemovetermrobberyrobberyRemovetermsexsexRemovetermSouthDelhiSouthDelhiRemovetermthiefthiefRemovetermVeereDiWeddingVeereDiWeddingRemovetermWomenWomen Ocean’s 8: A Better Female Bonding Film Than Veere Di Wedding

    This month, I learnt two very different female bonding lessons from Ocean’s 8 and Veere Di Wedding. If Veere... taught me that all women want are one-night-stands with lovable creeps, then Ocean’s 8 educated me that women can have dreams and fun without men.

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  • Person of the Week: Own Goal

    Nobody expected the World Cup group stages would throw up a dark horse, loyal to neither team nor nation, who would emerge as the leading goalscorer. For eclipsing the feats of legends like Ronaldo and Messi, Own Goal is our Person of the Week.

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  • hereditary Hereditary Review: Family is the Greatest Horror of All

    The most inventive stroke of Ari Aster’s Hereditary is that it has the greatest horror villain of all time: family inheritance. The film takes the saying “skeletons in the closet” literally, giving us a genuinely terrifying portrait of a family’s breakdown.

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  • oceans8 Kahaani Chor Chor Ki: What If Ocean’s 8 Were an Indian TV Soap?

    Meet Debjaani Sagar, the homegrown version of Debbie Ocean from Ocean’s 8. With her gang of desi girls, she’s attempting the heist of the decade in a caper filled with shapeshifting mosquitoes, revenge plots, and reincarnations.

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  • loveinthefuture Are We Staring at the Death of Love and Marriage?

    In our times, falling in love, getting married, and procreating completes the holy trinity of the human life experience. But this trinity will soon be extinct. Advancing technology will crumble or change these experiences to the point of non-recognition.

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  • football Lionel Messi: Argentina Ka Sachin Tendulkar

    When Sachin didn’t do well, the Indian team would invariably fold like a pack of cards, and the situation isn’t too different for Lionel Messi, Argentina’s all-time top goal scorer. When Messi has a quiet game, Argentina looks more disjointed than India’s finance ministry.

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  • father-in-law Suno Sasurjee: Scoring an Own Goal with My Father-in-Law Over FIFA

    The FIFA World Cup presented a golden opportunity to bond with my new father-in-law. Or so I thought. For the first time in my life, I watched a match at a geriatric club, in the company of vegetarian seekh kebabs and betting oldies.

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