Nishi Tiwari draws the connections between a Modi line and a celebrated film song. Narendra Modi often quotes Swami Vivekananda in his speeches. In Toronto on Wednesday, April 15, the prime minister cited a line from Kavi Pradeep. Yup, the poet who wrote the song that made one of his predecessors weep when Lata Mangeshkar sang that song after the 1962 war with China.But it was not Aye Mere Watan Ke Logon, whose anniversary Modi commemorated in Mumbai last year that the PM mentioned. It was a ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel loses the plot somewhere in the first 15 minutes, says Nishi Tiwari. Even when John Madden’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel emerged as a sleeper hit upon release in 2012, few among us had anticipated a sequel.Bouyed by the success of the first film, the sequel The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel takes off from where the original left, raising the stakes.The gloriously grey-haired Richard Gere joins the original cast while the film ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Dirty Politics is a garbled mess, warns Nishi Tiwari.If I had to describe KC Bokadia’s Mallika Sherawat starrer Dirty Politics in internet parlance, I’d say it’s a typical troll plagued with false idealism. It froths at the mouth at little to no provocation, launches into buffoonish tirades against its targets, completely misses the point, and, in the end, is reduced to nothing but serving as comic relief. Dirty Politics opens with a laughable sense of urgency. The shaky ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Aamir Khan is 50 today.As the hitmaker crosses an important milestone, we got some of his fans to sing one of the most famous songs of his career.The singing is fun!Take a look! Image: Aamir Khan and Rani Mukerji in Ghulam. Videos: Afsar Daytar/Rediff.com. Interviews: Nishi ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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