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Articles by Rakesh Mehar
Meet Thaikkudam Bridge: The hit Kerala band that almost never was
Thaikkudam Bridge talks to TNM about the alchemy that turned a one-time gig with friends into one of Kerala’s most successful bands.
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 10:20
‘March 22’ review: The film offers an old fashioned secular message, with troubling overtones
While ‘March 22’ wants to say that people must move beyond religion for progress, it can’t help but betray a majoritarian slant.
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 17:52
Major win for privacy advocates: Supreme Court declares it is a fundamental right
Delivering its landmark judgement on privacy, the SC said that privacy was intrinsic to the right to life and other freedoms guaranteed in Part III of the Constitution.
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:47
‘Kaafi Thota’ review: A thrilling plot let down by bad direction
Enjoyable in parts, the film leaves you wondering how amazing it could have been in the hands of a slicker, smarter director.
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 15:44
Living in Bengaluru? Here are some major political figures you should know
From Siddaramiah to Dinesh Gundu Rao, the list of some prominent names and histories you should know.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 11:11
‘Mass Leader’ review: An uneven action film with troubling politics added to the brew
Director Narasimha throws together action, item numbers, sentiment and romance without any concern for continuity or pace.
Friday, August 11, 2017 - 15:24
‘Raj Vishnu’ Review: You won’t believe the life lessons that this formula comedy has to offer
From heroines being stalked to relatives being guilt-tripped, ‘Raj Vishnu’ has everything you need for a ‘heart-warming’ family comedy.
Friday, August 4, 2017 - 16:58
‘Indu Sarkar’ review: Weak, shallow melodrama kills the potential of a heady political thriller
‘Indu Sarkar’ refuses to go beyond the surface of either the big political picture or the personal tragedies of the Emergency.
Friday, July 28, 2017 - 15:47
Films that show drinking to be certified as 'A': Why the CBFC’s move is a terrible idea
It’s time the CBFC simply rated films, and let audiences decide what they should and should not watch.
Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:39
Aadhaar case: SC is deciding if privacy is a fundamental right, here’s why it matters to you
The current privacy provisions under the IT Act cover only corporate bodies, while leaving out governments and non-profit bodies.
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 07:37