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Lubna Kably
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Voice of the poor

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The magician's way

The magician's way

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The crorepati writer

The crorepati writer

He's the man who gives Big B his lines. RD Tailang, the writer of KBC.
Forward March
The queer, green comedy queen

The queer, green comedy queen

Parakram Rautela | July 6, 2013
Vasu Primlani uses humour to get people thinking about sexuality, conservation.
The rich 'do'
Millionaire matchmakers

Millionaire matchmakers

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An Equal World
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Lessons in love

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Don't parrot, perform

Don't parrot, perform

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Maestro Buddhadev Dasgupta will hold a masterclass on ragas.
Master-servant relationship
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