We celebrate Republic Day with this special feature, published on Rediff.com in January 2013. Quite a few Bollywood heroes have worn patriotism proudly on their sleeves. As we get into a patriotic spirit, we ask you, dear readers, to vote for the most patriotic hero through the ages. Click through the slide show and vote for YOUR favourite at the end. Manoj Kumar IMAGE: Manoj Kumar in Upkar. So great and well known was his dedication to making films about patriotism that ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
What exactly would Rahul Gandhi tell Parliament on the notes ban that would cause an earthquake? On Friday, Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi boasted that if he spoke in Parliament on the notes ban, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government would be 'hit by an earthquake.' With Parliament facing a logjam, it seems unlikely that Rahul will get to speak any time soon. Utkarsh Mishra imagines what is it that Baba Gandhi would say if he got the chance.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Aamir Khan's Dangal promotions are on in full swing and the actor, as is usual with him, keeps coming up with different publicity strategies. This time, he screened a video to show how he gained weight for the character of Mahavir Singh Phogat and subsequently shed it. Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, Dangal -- which releases on December 23 -- looks at the life of the Haryanvi wrestler who trained his daughters, Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat, to become world-class wrestlers. The ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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