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Aligarh

"Oh dear moon, Fear not the dawn that separates us, For we must meet again, When the world sleeps." Late author, linguist and professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras wrote these lines for his poem Grass Under My Feet to describe the loneliness of a man looking at the full moon, yearning for his lover. "The full… Continue reading Aligarh

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Neerja

Neerja Bhanot, an ordinary 23-year-old girl from a middle-class family, found courage and calm in her job as senior flight purser on the fateful Pan Am Flight 73, flying Mumbai to US on 5th September, 1986. She alerted the pilots so they could evacuate as soon as she realised their plane was hijacked by four… Continue reading Neerja

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Slumdog Millionaire

Yes, its absolute and resounding triumph speaks for itself. Stamped by Golden Globe and Oscar wins, Slumdog Millionaire has definitely achieved what no film did before. It put India on the world map, penetrating millions of hearts across the world. It narrated a simple love story with an unmistakable Indian emotion that transcended global boundaries.… Continue reading Slumdog Millionaire