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October: The season of life

October feels like an O. Henry story. It has a fragile tenderness about it, a delicate sense of tragedy, but always hope, charming hope infusing the very heart of the narrative.

Where is Dan?

It is a small throwaway question by a doe-eyed girl called Shiuli, just before she plunges from a hotel balcony, that propels Danish ‘Dan’ Walia (Varun Dhawan), a reluctant hotel management trainee going mostly by the name tag “understudy,” into an unlikely knight in shining armour.

A Lie is a Lie is a Lie

I’m guessing every Indian citizen and his/her dog/cat/hamster now knows that Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Republic TV, told a big fat lie. In case you were sleeping, here goes: a couple of years ago at a public event, Goswami related Rajdeep Sardesai’s anecdote of a rather scary confrontation with a Hindutva mob while covering the 2002 Gujarat pogrom. However, Goswami pretended that it had happened to him and held forth in his charming bombastic style while cameras were rolling.