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A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza Ali KhanFeatured in IMDb Critic ReviewsSatyamev Jayate is an action thriller film written and directed by Milap Milan Zaveri. The film is produced under the banner of T-Series Films and Emmay Entertainment. Satyamev Jayate stars John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee in the pivotal roles. The film costars Amruta Khanvilkar and Aisha Sharma. Satyamev Jayate is a mantra from the ancient Indian scripture Mundaka Upanishad that translates to “Truth alone triumphs”. It is inscribed at the base of the national emblem which is an adaptation of the Lion Capital of Ashoka erected Sarnath around 250 BC. The same is inscribed on all currency notes an...
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  August 15, 2018, 6:42 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureAfter winning hearts with the internationally acclaimed and National Award Winner film, Village Rockstars, the writer-director-producer, Rima Das returns to the prestigious, Toronto International Film Festival with her next Assamese film, Bulbul Can Sing.Das' third independent feature in Assamese language will make its World Premiere in “Contemporary World Cinema” at 43rd edition of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) held from 6-16 September 2018.The writer-director-producer made the film independently, in the same way as her earlier film, Villag...
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  August 15, 2018, 5:07 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe trailer of Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming film Pataakha is out and it looks as explosive as the title itself.Pataakha is a comedy-drama about two sisters, Badki and Chhutki, who have grown up in a small village in Rajasthan. The constant war between the siblings has haunted their lives, right from learning to walk to searching for husbands. When they eventually meet their soulmates, they are relieved to know that they will finally be free of each other. But as fate would have it, it seems, that they can't live with or without each other. The film stars Sanya Malhotra, Radhika Madan, Sunil Grover, Vijay Raaz, Namit Das, Abhishek Duhan and Saanand Verma.The film ...
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  August 15, 2018, 12:34 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureWe are all awaiting the next long break to pack our bags and escape for that much needed break. While this year it may not get you a long weekend, a mid-week break is always welcome. This Independence Day, delve into the gripping world of politics with some of the best shows of all time. From the funny to the historically significant, here are some political shows on Hotstar to get lost in.1. HomelandHomeland is an English political thriller starring Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin and Damian Lewis. CIA officer Carrie Mathison is the best at what she does despite being bipolar.2. The Making of the MahatmaA Hindi historical drama that explores Gandhi’s ...
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  August 14, 2018, 2:29 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe history of post-independence India will always be bifurcated in what happened before Pokhran-II and what happened after. In May 1998, when India successfully conducted a series of five nuclear test explosions, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then Prime Minister, declared India as a full nuclear state. What made it a truly historic occasion was the fact that India had not just conducted successful nuclear tests 24 years after Pokhran - I but had done so by hoodwinking the CIA, which acknowledged India’s triumph as its greatest intelligence failure. Surely, the success of Pokhran - II marked the beginning of India’s actual tryst with destiny. Under the leadersh...
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  August 13, 2018, 12:00 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureCourtesy: YouTube TrailerThe trailer of Manmarziyaan is finally out. Anurag Kashyap seems to be entering an uncharted territory with the film, a romantic drama starring Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, and Vicky Kaushal. The film is co-produced by Aanand L Rai and Phantom Films.The trailer looks very promising and it is yet again Vicky Kaushal who seems to be the scene-stealer here. His chemistry with Taapsee Pannu can very well prove to be the movie's USP. As for Abhishek Bachchan, he must be counting really heavily on this film's success. He hasn't had a film in a long long time now and so this film is of great importance to his future in Boll...
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  August 9, 2018, 1:51 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges Feature“History is written by the victors” -- Winston Churchill    Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Robin Wright returns as President of the United States in the sixth and final season of the award-winning landmark series House of Cards.  Wright is joined by Academy Award® nominees Diane Lane and Greg Kinnear as well as Cody Fern this season alongside Emmy Award nominee Michael Kelly, Jayne Atkinson, Academy Award® nominee Patricia Clarkson, Emmy Award Nominee Constance Zimmer, Derek Cecil, Campbell Scott and Boris McGiver. House of Cards executive producers are Melissa James Gibson, Frank Pugliese, Robin Wright, David Fincher, Joshua Donen...
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  August 8, 2018, 12:53 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Virag DhuliaKarwaan is a Bollywood film released in 2018. It’s in the genre of comedy. The film’s story is by Bejoy Nambiar of Wazir fame, while screenplay and direction is by Akarsh Khurana. The film stars Irrfan Khan, Dulquer Salman and Mithila Palkar in lead roles and is produced by Ronnie Screwvala.The film’s plot revolves around the journey of misplaced coffins of the father of Avinash Rajpurohit (played by Dulquer Salman) and that of the granny of Tania (played by Mithila Palkar). The journey is accomplished in Shaukat’s van (played by Irrfan Khan). Shaukat is a friend of Avinash. The film starts with the death of Avinash’s father and Tania’...
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  August 7, 2018, 9:14 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureAfter swaying the fans with his last song that has received immense love and much appreciation from the audience,  28 year-old singer is back with a new peppy number, ‘Bhabhi the Wedding Song’. The song in collaboration with Crazy King has already crossed half million views on YouTube and grabbing wide attention among music lovers.  The song has a touch of Punjabi as well as apart from Hindi. Yaar Tera VIP fame singer, who was in the city yesterday to celebrate the grand success of his latest release, Crazy king said, "I am working in this industry from last 4 years and I have collaborated with many singers. I recently did a song to...
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  August 7, 2018, 4:24 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureAfter directing two controversial films, ‘Coffee With D’ and ‘Hotel Milan’, Vishal Mishra is now all set to bring a small-town love story, ‘Marudhar Express’ to the big screen. The makers of the film have released two posters of the film, which beautifully capture the sweet romantic moments between the lead pair in a small-town setting of Kanpur.The film has an eccentric proposition, it’s a story about an arranged marriage couple who comes under the pressure of childbirth right after they are wedded. 'Marudhar Express’ is loaded with humor, emotions and the reality of certain struggles faced after marriage.Earlier titled ‘Hum Dono Honge Kaamya...
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  August 7, 2018, 2:09 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe upcoming drama thriller, Pakhi, is creating a positive impact among millions of hearts. Star cast of the film Sachin Gupta, Anamika Shukla, Sumeet Kant Kaul and Anmol Goswami were present in PVR Plaza, Connaught Place, Delhi for promotions and media interactions to boost up the hype of their forthcoming film. The film is directed and produced by the national award winning writer-director Sachin Gupta.The film is based on true events. Talking to media, Sachin Gupta said, “The story revolves around a 10 years old girl who is forced to marry a 60 years old man. Basically, our team has done a lot of research about human trafficking and other related social is...
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  August 4, 2018, 3:16 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe world’s largest travelling film festival Jagran now commences its expedition with great zeal this time.  The 9th edition of the Festival will make its jaunt throughout the country delivering us with some world class imperial cinematography. Having been scheduled to commence the Mumbai Chapter on September 27th 2018, the festival attracts film entries from numerous aspiring filmmakers across various genres. This year the Festival has viable divisions with cash rewards for Indian Feature Films, Foreign Feature Films and Short films. The entries can be proposed through the Festival’s official site www.jff.co.in and the registration platform Filmfreewa...
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  August 2, 2018, 5:11 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureNetflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, today announced a new Netflix original series based on the global blockbuster franchise, Baahubali. The two season order, Baahubali: Before the Beginning, will be a prequel to Baahubali: the Beginning and Baahubali: the Conclusion (both of which are currently available on Netflix to audiences around the world). Baahubali: the Conclusion grossed US$ 270 million at the global gross box office (including US$ 20 million at the US box office), and is the the highest grossing film franchise from India.Season one of the series will comprise nine episodes and is based o...
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  August 2, 2018, 2:29 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureDash buttons are exclusively an option that is available for prime members. They are physical buttons and they serve as a quick option to order your favorite products that have been previously been ordered and saved for delivery at other times too. It can be used for the amazon mobile app as well as the website. It records your loved preferences with the press of a button and helps save time the next time you order.They are basically a shortcut to shop for your favorite products. Get this Dash button using Amazon India coupons and get additional discounts and deals.Features of the button: Always AccessibleDash Buttons can be easily found and accessed ...
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  August 1, 2018, 5:29 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureSet in a world somewhat like our world, in a time quite similar to our time, Maniac tells the stories of Annie Landsberg (Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill), two strangers drawn to the late stages of a mysterious pharmaceutical trial, each for their own reasons. Annie’s disaffected and aimless, fixated on broken relationships with her mother and her sister; Owen, the fifth son of wealthy New York industrialists, has struggled his whole life with a disputed diagnosis of schizophrenia. Neither of their lives have turned out quite right, and the promise of a new, radical kind of pharmaceutical treatment—a sequence of pills its inventor, Dr. James K...
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  August 1, 2018, 5:18 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureSet in a world somewhat like our world, in a time quite similar to our time, Maniac tells the stories of Annie Landsberg (Emma Stone) and Owen Milgrim (Jonah Hill), two strangers drawn to the late stages of a mysterious pharmaceutical trial, each for their own reasons. Annie’s disaffected and aimless, fixated on broken relationships with her mother and her sister; Owen, the fifth son of wealthy New York industrialists, has struggled his whole life with a disputed diagnosis of schizophrenia. Neither of their lives have turned out quite right, and the promise of a new, radical kind of pharmaceutical treatment—a sequence of pills its inventor, Dr. James K...
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  August 1, 2018, 5:18 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureIt’s a true saying that we realize the importance of things when they are far from us; it’s very true in case of school life. The most important portion of our lives is spent in schools and it is there that we make the best buddies that stay with us for rest of our lives. Schools give us a wider platform to learn and understand new things and thus kids require so many types of products or items that make their learning process much simpler and fun loving.It is the need of the hour to make our kids familiar with the quality school supplies that includes notebooks, pencils, bags, coloring supplies, binder & folders, calculators and much more so that the k...
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  August 1, 2018, 5:07 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureAugust promises to be an exciting month for Netflix subscribers as the streaming giant has an amazing lineup in place. For the benefit of our readers, we have compiled a list of best new offerings for the coming month.10. Mr. SunshineEvery week two new episodes of  South Korean television series Mr. Sunshine will be released on Netflix.  The series is set in Hanseong (now Seoul) in early 1900s and focuses on activists fighting for Korea's independence.9. Like FatherStarring Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, and Seth Rogen, the American comedy film, Like Father, written and directed by Lauren Miller Rogen will start streaming on Netflix from 3rd Augus...
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  July 31, 2018, 7:49 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureEmraan Hashmi has joined the cast of the upcoming Netflix multilingual original series 'Bard of Blood' which is produced in partnership with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment.Penned by the young Indian author, Bilal Siddiqi the book will be brought to life as an eight-episode high-octane political espionage thriller series.Set against the backdrop of the Indian subcontinent, the multilingual series will tell the story of an expelled spy, Kabir Anand who is recalled from his new life as a Shakespeare professor in Panchgani to save his country and long-lost love. A combination of combat skills, intellectual background and personal circumstances propel...
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  July 31, 2018, 3:04 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureIt doesn't take a genius to figure out men's obsession with women and bikes. But what if the women too turns out to be obsessed with bikes. It's going to be like a "Sone Pe Suhana" kinda offer for these Indian men. Yes, Bollywood actresses have turned into biker chicks and are riding bikes both offscreen and on screen. Many of our Bollywood directors have time and again tried to play along the same lines, bringing together our sensuous actresses on bikes. The combination of women on bikes is very thrilling and hot too, Heena Panchal stunned us with her bike riding skills when she was spotted ridding bike at Palm Beach road Vashi and she was just too b...
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  July 28, 2018, 12:10 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureDirected by Sudhish Kumar Sharma, “When Obama Loved Osama” is comedy film ready for its theatrical release. The entire cast of the film was in Delhi for the special screening, which includes actor Mousam Sharma, Heena Panchal, Mohit Baghel, Swati Bakshi, Rahul Awana and Amrita Acharya along with director and producer Jaivindra Singh Bhati and Chaman Gupta. The event took place at Theater Delite Diamond at Asaf Ali Road. The entire team seemed excited about their upcoming flick. And as per the details revealed, the subject of the film is exceptionally intriguing. It revolves around a girl named Maggi Obama and a boy named Aman Osama. To win the hand of ...
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  July 27, 2018, 11:31 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Vivaan ShahJames Cagney in Raoul Walsh's White Heat'Raoul Walsh, one of D.W Griffith's most gifted disciples, was a tragedian of Shakespearean proportions who embedded in the genre of the gangster film- the figure of the sympathetic outlaw, the rebel in the Jesse James tradition. You didn't root for the police but instead for the bad guy who you knew was doomed. Walsh's outcasts were bigger than life, they stood beyond good and evil, their lust for life was insatiable, even as their actions precipitated their tragic destiny. The world was too small for them and they would often be given a cosmic battleground.'              &...
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  July 27, 2018, 10:05 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges ReviewBy Murtaza Ali KhanFeatured in IMDb Critic ReviewsThe USP of ‘Mission:Impossible’ films are their action sequences. It wouldn’t be wrong to describe them as ‘007’ films set in an alternate universe with Ethan Hunt being the M: I equivalent of James Bond. And Mission: Impossible – Fallout is no exception in that it offers a fine mix of action and espionage. Yet again it is Hunt, the head of Impossible Missions Force (IMF), who is assigned a seemingly impossible task of saving the world from a dangerous organization. Only this time the stakes are much higher. More on that later.  A direct sequel to Rogue Nation, Fallout, like its pr...
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  July 27, 2018, 3:00 am
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThe very first look of The Accidental Prime Minister got some extolling reviews all across the nation, Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh was undoubtedly one of the best makeovers that the country witnessed. The political drama is based on the memoir by Indian policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, The Accidental Prime Minister: The Making and Unmaking of Manmohan Singh. The shoot of the movie is finally finished with the entire cast being on the board. Anupam Kher is in the primary role, featuring as Dr. Manmohan Singh. Akshaye Khanna will be playing the role of the Indian Policy analyst Sanjaya Baru, followed by Munish Bhardwaj as Kapil Sibbal, Anil Rastogi as Shivraj ...
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  July 23, 2018, 3:04 pm
A Potpourri of Vestiges FeatureThere was a time when getting a laptop was a big thing and later on when laptops were really made affordable, then the specifications it came with was not good. For better specifications, customers were made to pay the heavy amount of money.That time has long gone. Now we can easily get laptops that are capable enough to run heavy software and games but are not priced too much. There are plenty of laptops from different companies in the market.One of them is Dell which has grown rapidly and has conquered Indian market of laptops. Dell gained its success with its quality and after-sales services. Recently it has launched the Dell Inspiron 5370 in the average pri...
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  July 23, 2018, 2:51 pm
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