1. ‘Jagga Jasoos’ Review: Brave Attempt, But Not Everyone’s Cup of Tea
The much-anticipated, much-delayed Jagga Jasoos is finally here!
The film, directed and written by Anurag Basu, plays out like a fairytale musical. Almost every dialogue is in the form of catchy rhymes and tunes. The rhythm of the film will take some getting used to, but once you’re comfortable with the tempo, you’ll see that this truly hatke adventure is a far cry from the formulaic Bollywood love stories we’re so used to.
2. It’s AR Rahman – Listen to His Music, Not the Language: Musicians
The Hindi vs Tamil war is escalating by leaps and bounds.
People from the music industry are now responding to the bizarre turn of events that saw some Indians tweeting against AR Rahman performing Tamil songs during his UK concert on 8 July.
Though the ‘Mozart of Madras’ performed several Hindi numbers as well, some members of the audience were unhappy about having to “sit through” Tamil songs.
3. FIR Against AIB: Will Modi Meme Be Enough to Worry Tanmay & Gang?
All India Bakchod (AIB) has yet another FIR to its name for a notorious meme it shared featuring a Modi lookalike with a dog filter on Snapchat.
The Mumbai Police Cyber Cell has now registered an FIR against the group for this reason.
While it might be another reason for Modi bhakts to be offended, Tanmay Bhat’s Twitter timeline suggests that this might not be enough to worry him.
4. Adarsh vs Buri Ladki: ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ Edition
So, how does the society distinguish between an adarsh ladki and a buri ladki?
The definition of the “ideal woman” is far more complicated than we think, so, we got the cast of the most controversial film of the year to simplify the concept for us.
5. Flood Situation Worsens in Assam: Death Toll Reaches 49
The death toll in flood-ravaged Assam touched 49 on Thursday. The flood situation in the state continued to deteriorate with five more people losing their lives on Friday in various flood-related incidents in Golaghat, Lakhimpur, Nagaon and South Salmara districts. Over 17 lakh people remained affected across 26 districts in the state.
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) reported that 2,450 villages are submerged in water at present and more than 86,000 hectares of crop areas are inundated. The Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level have flooded the state.