As Padman, the actor is helping make menstruation part of the mainstream discourse
Naveen Patnaik is an opportunistic politician…. He managed Congress in Odisha in 2009, managed it in 2014, and continues to manage its affairs in the state today.
I am not cut out for big cities at all. I want to go back to my village in Bihar, employ two boys to attend to calls, take printouts of the script for me to read and finalise upon. I would just travel for work. Unfortunately, it is just a dream.
The way the propaganda machinery is working [in Pakistan], it is a fascist approach basically… where if you do not speak in favour of a particular party leader—in this case the leader of PTI [Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf], or if you do not paint the PTI positively—your articles are pulled off from online websites, and leading daily newspapers.
The lathi is not a weapon to be used for self-defence. We have been shaken by images of lathis lacerating innocent victims for following their vocations. The bizarre sight of the flow of lathis is in sharp contrast to stratified thoughts and static minds that wield them.