Amitabh Bachchan

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The wall

November 11th, 2012|

The Express Tribune, Sunday Magazine, November 11, 2012

On December 16, 1971, the Pakistani army stationed in the eastern wing of its country laid down arms before its Indian counterpart. The apparent regional supremacy of India was further enhanced by a nuclear test on May 18, 1974, when the Buddha smiled amid a radioactive haze. Behind […]

Sold for a song

November 7th, 1995|

This article was originally published in Dawn, Tuesday Review, November 7-13, 1995, with the highlight that “This is the third of a five-article series on the subcontinent’s cinematic culture. The fourth article on the study of some directors follows next.” Other three articles in the series were ‘The rise and fall of cult heroes’, ‘The […]

The rise and fall of cult heroes

October 24th, 1995|

This article was originally published in Dawn, Tuesday Review, October 24-30, 1995. It was the first in a series that was introduced with the headline, “Celebrating the 100 years of cinema, Tuesday Review starts a five-part series beginning with this article on the cinematic heroes of the subcontinent.” Other articles in the series were ‘The […]