Naufal Khan

Publisher & editor of Indian Spice.

Vidya Balan starrer ‘Tumhari Sulu’ a favourite in IIFA nominations

Share Vidya Balan-starrer Tumhari Sulu has scored a maximum of seven nominations for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards, to be held in Bangkok next month. Newton comes a close second with five nominations. A story of an ambitious and enterprising housewife, Tumhari Sulu finds a mention in the Best Picture, Best Direction and Best Story for Suresh Triveni, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Female) for Vidya, Performance in a Supporting Role (Female) for Neha Dhupia, Performance in a Supporting Role (Male) for Vijay Maurya and Best Music Direction. Among the titles competing with Tumhari Sulu in the Best Picture category are Bareilly Ki Barfi, Hindi Medium, Newton and Toilet – Ek Prem Katha. The nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Male) are Irrfan Khan (Hindi Medium), Ranbir Kapoor (Jagga Jasoos), Adil Hussain (Mukti Bhawan), Rajkummar Rao (Newton) and Akshay Kumar (Toilet – Ek Prem …

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Horoscope of the week (Apr 22 -Apr 28)

indian horoscopes

ShareARIES (Mar 21 – Apr. 20) Your principle planetary patterns still focus on money. There are no indications of long-term changes so, if you’re coping with major personal or professional complications, these are almost certainly a hang-over from the past. TAURUS (Apr. 21 – May 21) At last you’re coming out of your shell, and when your confidence is at its height, you may surprise friends by your willingness to take the lead. Your mood is generally lively and yet you are still keeping your desires to yourself. GEMINI (May 22 – June 21) You can afford to take a fairly laid-back approach. After all, everything – or almost everything – is going your way. You will soon have a spring in your step and a winning way with words. You may, though, forget the facts, especially as Friday approaches. …

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Annihilation of caste is essential for reconciliation

dalit strike

Share The Bharat bandh by the Dalit community came as a shock to me, as much as it did to many others, I am sure. I had expected some picketing and protests in a few cities. What I did not anticipate was the horrific violence. There is news of seven people having died in the violence. On the face of it, the bandh was just over the changes ordered by the Supreme Court in the SC/ST Act, but there was anger over many other issues that had been simmering below the surface.  Surge in Dalit Anger Since Modi Govt’s Rule For various reasons, this anger has only increased since the Modi government came to power. My personal belief is that the future of the Modi government will not be determined by the liberals or the Muslims. The future of RSS and the Modi government …

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