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Diptakirti Chaudhuri

Salesman by day, writer by night

Diptakirti Chaudhuri is a salesman by day, writer by night. His book on Hindi movie trivia – Bollybook – is now in stores.

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Happy/Sad: Alternate Versions of Popular Songs

Bollywood is a great one for formulae. The moment something -- story, actor, voice, location -- gets popular, they quickly clone it and serve it again and again till it is coming out of our ears. The simplest version of this re-hash is a song in the same movie, which usually returns as a 'sad version'.
12/12/2014 7:39 AM IST