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Aamir-Salman-Shah Rukh
In 'The Three Khans: And the Emergence of New India', independent journalist Kaveree Bamzai explores the story of Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh from their emergence on the silver screen to the era following their legacy.
Rani Lakshmibai's statue in Solapur near the Kambar Talav | Wikimedia Commons
In 'A Begum & A Rani: Hazrat Mahal and Lakshmibai in 1857', historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee locates the stories of the prominent women in Indian history.
Filmmaker recounts his descent into alcoholism and depression after the first cut of Delhi-6 was declared a commercial flop.
Harsh Mariwala | Twitter | @hcmariwala
In 'Harsh Realities: The Making of Marico' entrepreneur Harsh Mariwala and management expert Ram Charan zoom in on the journey of the company - from its establishment in 1987 - to becoming a leading international FMCG giant.
Veer Savarkar | Savarkar.org
In ' Savarkar: A Contested Legacy, 1924-1966' historian-author Vikram Sampath explores both sides of the debate about Savarkar's role in Gandhi's assassination.
Morarji Desai | Wikipedia
In his memoir 'A Rude Life', journalist Vir Sanghvi recounts gripping details of politicians, actors, public figures and the media landscape.
The Olympics rings
In 'The Most Incredible Olympic Stories', sportswriter and journalist Luciano Wernicke traces the evolution of the Olympics through powerful stories of honour and dishonour.
In ‘Gangster State’, political journalist Sourjya Bhowmick asks a burning question – will the Communist Party recover from 2021 Bengal election?
Illustration by Soham Sen
In 'The India Story', former RBI governor Bimal Jalan writes that much remains to be done about our economy since the boost of the 1990s.
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
In ‘Blood for Blood’, Terry Milewski reveals new information about the Khalistan struggle in Canada, UK and India, and Pakistan support for it.
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