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SATYAMEV JAYATE episode 10: Aamir Khan sheds light on casteism and untouchability

SATYAMEV JAYATE episode 10: Aamir Khan sheds light on casteism and untouchability

4 years ago 41
Tainted by their birth into a caste system that deems them impure and less than human, Dalits or untouchables live a life that strips them of their dignity. Aamir Khan bravely discusses the social monster of casteism that runs deep in our psyche What if you are born with a label or an identity that […] Read Article ▶
Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

5 years ago 0
Prakash Jha’s Aarakshan revolves around the reservation and caste system. In the times when the country is standing up against corruption, has this movie done its job? We question Prakash Jha… Prakash Jha calls himself the observer and chronicler of current times. Unlike others, he doesn’t believe in frivolous films. His likes his stories to […] Read Article ▶
AARAKSHAN REVIEW: Battle of the bores

AARAKSHAN REVIEW: Battle of the bores

5 years ago 8
The hugely anticipated film pits righteousness against politics and goes on about both to little effect, but the stars do their jobs well Battle lines are drawn. On one side, a righteous teacher. On the other, a group of ruthless business-minded hucksters who want to sell education and the right to it to those who […] Read Article ▶
India, the fascist state

India, the fascist state

5 years ago 1
Banning Aarakshan merely illustrates the fact that India is a democracy in name only and freedom of expression is a myth It is uncharitable for certain prominent, not to mention loudmouthed and incoherent television commentators to suggest that the brouhaha surrounding Prakash Jha’s Aarakshan is merely a publicity stunt. Granted that in today’s over-saturated media […] Read Article ▶
Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

5 years ago 0
After exposing the ugly side of politics in Raajneeti, Prakash Jha has made another powerful drama centred on reservation and caste system. He talks about his new film and the issues it examines Prakash Jha calls himself the observer and chronicler of current times. Unlike others, he doesn’t believe in frivolous films. His likes his […] Read Article ▶
Amitabh Bachchan: I have a casteless surname

Amitabh Bachchan: I have a casteless surname

5 years ago 1
Big B talks about his role in Aarakshan and shares his thoughts on sensitive topics like reservation and the caste system in our country I am on a large studio floor, where the cast and director are going through the film promotion plans (read interviews) for Aarakshan. Legendary superstar Amitabh Bachchan appears to be in […] Read Article ▶
Deepika speaks against women’s reservation in education!

Deepika speaks against women’s reservation in education!

5 years ago 1
Amidst all the controversies surrounding Prakash Jha’s Aarakshan, the dusky beauty throws up another one by expressing her opinions quite vehemently on a TV show Recently, the Aarakshan team showed up at a chat show on a news channel and discussed everything, from loopholes in the education system to the ramifications of the reservation policy. […] Read Article ▶
Amitabh Bachchan does not reserve judgement on UP government’s move

Amitabh Bachchan does not reserve judgement on UP government’s move

5 years ago 1
Aarakshan releases next week and the state government in Uttar Pradesh is putting a damper on promotional activities for the film Reservation is a sensitive issue in this country. And any argument on the matter will lead to controversy, if not public protest. Prakash Jha and his team are courting just that with what is […] Read Article ▶
Amitabh Bachchan to journo: Come home!

Amitabh Bachchan to journo: Come home!

5 years ago 0
Everywhere Amitabh Bachchan goes, controversy is sure to follow. But this time he will keep his opinions to himself, he insists Amitabh Bachchan is the oldest among the current lot of working superstars and yet, despite a good long run of over four decades in the world of glamour, the legendary actor still gets nervous […] Read Article ▶