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Are we that different from Ravindra Gaikwad?
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Are we that different from Ravindra Gaikwad?

'Do we not all exhibit a sense of entitlement every day,' asks Savera R Someshwar.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Like most mornings, I shared my newspaper with a cup of tea. Let me share with you something I read today. 'If separatists, rapists and terrorists are allowed to travel on flights, then why not an MP?' This was a statement made by a member of Parliament in defence of another MP from his party who attacked the employee of an airline for doing his duty. As a result of having ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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'The poor know Modi has India on his mind'

What does someone from Uttar Pradesh on the streets of Mumbai think of the results back home?Savera R Someshwar/Rediff.com listens in. Kamaljit Yadav has been driving a black-and-yellow taxi in Mumbai for over 30 years. He returns home to Azamgarh district in Uttar Pradesh at least twice a year. Today, when a sleepy Mumbai wakes up to the Bharatiya Janata Party's sweep of UP, Yadav is for once pleased that business is slow. His ears are tuned in to the news flowing in from his home state and ...
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Sudha Murty: India has not been united for 2,000 years

Sudha Murty worries that India has still not learnt its lessons from history, she tells Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar.Videos: Afsar Datayar/Rediff.com Part 1: Sudha Murty: We are not an equal society IMAGE: "Successful people are those who face a lot of difficulties but convert every failure into a step to go up," say Sudha Murty. Photograph: Afsar Dayatar/Rediff.com "I don't do any housework," Sudha Murty confesses to gales of laughter. "I want to admit that right now." And cooking makes ...
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'Gandhi's honesty floored me'

Putting together a play about the Father of the Nation is no easy task.But when that play is a musical, the challenges increase.Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar (text), Rajesh Karkera (video) and Hitesh Harisinghani (photographs) take a look. REHEARSAL: Chirag Vora, who plays the older Gandhi, takes his position by the charkha. "On the stage! NOW!" roared Danesh Khambatta, his voice many octaves higher than normal as he rat-a-tatted closed doors and poked his head into rooms that were half ...
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'I proved to myself and the world that I am sexy'

'In my personal life, I honestly find it very difficult to express my anger.''When you are a public figure, you feel watched that much more and then you are all the more careful.''Begum Jaan was the answer to my angst.'As Vidya Balan gets ready to impress us once again, she takes Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar through her career. Photograph: Kind courtesy Vidya Balan/Instagram Vidya Balan walks in with quick steps, aware that she is late. An unscheduled interview, and traffic that can be as ...
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'Kishori Amonkar made classical music accessible'

'Her ability and confidence to 'do her own thing,' both in her music and in her life -- and the great integrity with which she did it -- was amazing.' IMAGE: The legendary Kishori Amonkar, who paased into the ages on April 3, 2017. Photograph: Kind courtesy Shobha Deepak Singh Her guru Dhondutai Kulkarni and the late Kishori Amonkar, were legends from the Jaipur Atrauli gharana of Hindustani classical music, but were rivals. It was a rivalry handed down to them as legacy, for their formidable ...
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'Kishori Amonkar was a slave to the purity of the note'

'At her last concert on March 26, she bowed down to the artistes and to the audience and said, "Main chahti hoon ki baar baar koi na koi is stage mein bulayein aur main gaati rahoon." But that was not to be.' Shobha Deepak Singh, whose association with the legendary Kishori Amonkar spanned 35 years, shares her memories -- and her exclusive photographs -- of the musical genius, with Rediff.com's Savera R Someshwar.Photographs: Kind Courtesy, Shobha Deepak Singh When she heard of legendary ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago You had to divert her mind. She's like a child. Pure: A friend talks about Kishori Amonkar  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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How I made Udaan, Lootera, Trapped

'At the end of the day, stars are actors.''They love performing. And the more challenges I feel that you end up giving stars on the sets, the happier they are.' IMAGE: Rajkummar Rao in Trapped. Vikramaditya Motwane is a word-eater. Conversations with him demand your attention. Long sentences will be punctuated by incomplete ones, phrases, verbs, where the purity of language does not matter as long as the thought gets across. Thoughts chase each other -- the second one often rushing in before ...
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'We have become bigger than the Congress in UP'

'My God, what do I say? It's shocking!' 'They had 27 MLAs in 2012. And now they have just seven.' 'My party (the Apna Dal-S) contested 11 seats and won in nine.' IMAGE: The Congress party is in a very bad position and needs to work very hard, says Anupriya Patel. Photograph: Reuters Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel represents the Mirzapur Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh. Her tiny party, the Apna Dal (S), a BJP ally, caused an upset by winning more ...
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Review: Running Shaadi is boring

Only if the script was better...Only if the film maintained the promise of its beginning...Only if situations weren't conveniently and easily resolved...Only if the director understood the potential of the story he had on his hands...Running Shaadi wouldn't be the morass of boredom it is notes Savera R Someshwar. It sounds promising -- A comedy that capers around helping couples elope, while underlining the generation gap between parents and their children and the travails that tag inter-state, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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