Manto’s life through Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s eyes:

FeaturedManto’s life through Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s eyes:

Set in Bombay 1946, this Nandita Das movie (also played at the Cannes film festival) starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui takes us back to a time where a lot of untold events refold but are not talked about often. Seeing Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a role like Mantomade it feel like he was in his natural environment instead of it being a possible re-enactment. This director also brings back other well-known Bollywood actors (Rishi Kapoor, Ranvir Shorey, Paresh Rawal, Javed Akhtar, Divya Dutta) we haven’t seen in a while.

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Eggshell Skull – Bri Lee: A review.

Eggshell Skull – Bri Lee: A review.

Lifting the lid on sexual assault in Australia, Bri Lee’s Non-fictional book Eggshell Skull, released in May 2018 and shows sexual assault and the legal system from women’s perspectives. I just started reading it and I have to say that I agree with the crowd. Not because majority wins, we all know how that works out. But because this book is actually very eye-opening to people who might want to get a peek into the world of women. Already familiar with the ins and outs of the system, John Desmond, a lawyer, said on SBS Insightthat he’s wrestled with the question of whether women should report rape cases in court or not when asked about whether or not he would encourage his daughter to report any cases of sexual assault. If you didn’t already know that the judicial system is failing to protect women, you sure do now.

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Reminiscing the good times.

Reminiscing the good times.

What are good times, exactly? Are they the times that make you look back on them with fondness and pride? Are they the times when time went by without much happening? Are they the times when you felt peaceful or were they the times when everything was chaotic yet beautiful?

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