My Bollywood Columns

cinema-1814606_64010 films that made Akshay Kumar a superstar
August 14, 2017,

Five reasons why SRK looks totally finished
August 9, 2017,

The 3 Khan Era is dead. Long live ‘Baahubali’!
May 30, 2017,

Move over Aamir, Salman, Shah Rukh Khan and even Rajinikanth – Baahubali is here
May 4, 2017,

In Hollywood, Abhay Deol would have been a superstar
April 18, 2017,

Why I’m glad Kangana Ranaut shamed Karan Johar about dynasty politics in Bollywood
March 8, 2017,

Why is Aamir Khan not called a ‘superstar’, but SRK and Salman are?
January 3, 2017,

Does Shah Rukh Khan want Bollywood to boycott him?
October 15, 2016,

Forget SRK and Salman, Bollywood’s biggest superstar will be Akshay Kumar
August 16, 2016,

IMDb’s Top 250 Indian Movies’ list overturns popular beliefs
August 2, 2016,

Why Sultan is the worst ambassador for Rio
July 15, 2016,

How Amitabh Bachchan ruined Bollywood for good
July 8, 2016,

5 ways Bollywood promotes misogyny
July 6, 2016,

Shirish Kunder vs Aneel Neupane: A David vs Goliath battle
June 30, 2016,

Salman Khan is our most pathetic superstar
June 30, 2016,

Why India desperately needs many more Udta Punjabs
June 18, 2016,

8 reasons to fall in love with Udta Punjab
June 17, 2016,

7 reasons spat with Kangana was unfair on Hrithik
May 16, 2016,

SRK’s Fan reveals Bollywood’s new king (and it’s not the superstar)
May 3, 2016,

Salman Khan is best choice for India’s Goodwill Ambassador of Olympics
April 25, 2016,

I hate Bollywood for its song and dance sequences
March 10, 2016,

7 Indians with more than 7 international films
February 9, 2016,

Why SRK’s Fan and Raees will suffer like Dilwale
January 9, 2016,

Neither Big B nor SRK: Can Incredible India think beyond film stars?
January 8, 2016,

Shah Rukh Khan’s career is now officially over
January 4, 2016,

Sabse Bada Khiladi: Akshay Kumar completes 25 years in Bollywood
December 30, 2015,

Bollywood’s “phoren” heroines. Where are the “phoren” heroes?
December 28, 2015,

How SRK and Dilwale got punished for Aamir over intolerance
December 23, 2015,

Aamir Khan: Greatest superstar of all time?
January 5, 2015,

Bollywood: From 1 Crore Club to the 300 Crore Club
January 5, 2015,

Why PK presses all the wrong buttons
December 31, 2014,

All hail Aamir, the Emperor Khan!
31 January, 2014,


My Foreign Affairs columns

hands-600497_640Why Twitter is not in the wrong hands of Donald Trump
August 11, 2017, DailyO

Why China will always interfere at the border and risk war
July 28, 2017, Sify

Indo-Pak: The greatest conflict to slay other conflicts
June 3, 2017, Sify

The great Hindu revival has begun – and we must celebrate it
March 30, 2017,

Year Ender: Top Sports Controversies of 2016
December 31,

The men who killed the mainstream media, December 15, 2016

Why 2016 (like 1991) is the Year of Disruption, December 12, 2016

Trump and Modi’s victories show public decides elections, not media, November 9, 2016

Why Donald Trump’s victory is good news for India, November 9, 2016

Donald Trump’s US presidency was inevitable: 10 reasons why, November 9, 2016

World War 3, a new global order & India’s game plan, October 6, 2016

Modi’s Pak Panchsheel: Greatest peace offensive ever, October 1, 2016

10 strategic blows made by India over Kashmir, September 28, 2016

Forget asking the world, India must start isolating Pakistan first, September 27, 2016

7 ways to bring Pakistan to its knees, September 26, 2016

Why scrapping Indus Waters Treaty is not outlandish, September 24, 2016

Why Pakistan wouldn’t dare to drop nuclear bomb on India, September 22, 2016

10 eerie similarities between #US2016 and #India2014
August 26, 2016, Sify

Five reasons why India should host the Olympics
August 24, 2016, Sify

Scorpene leak has the whole world sweating, not just India
August 24, 2016, DailyO

Olympic Snippets: No food & water for our athletes
August 22, 2016, Sify

Olympic snippets: Sindhu breaks into a 100 plus men’s only club
August 20, 2016, Sify

Olympic Snippets: It’s real life Sultan & Dangal at Rio!
August 18, 2016, Sify

Eight reasons why the ‘Clash of Civilizations’ is already upon us
August 16, 2016, IndiaFacts

Give Pakistan the knockout punch over Kashmir
August 16, 2016,

Modi has done India a favour by starting debate on PoK
August 13, 2016,

His name is Shah Rukh Khan and US won’t (ever) stop detaining him
August 13, 2016,

Will Pakistan lose Balochistan? History certainly points to it!
August 11, 2016,

Olympic Snippets: Heartbreak day, Shobhaa De & Twitter dismay
August 9, 2016,

Indian world beaters who didn’t get an Olympic medal
July 29, 2016,

Rio 2016: Top Indian Controversies
July 27, 2016,

Why India could finally break its Olympic hockey jinx
July 26, 2016,

Day after Orlando shootout: Why America won’t put the guns down
June 13, 2016,

5 reasons Trump is a victim (Indians will agree)
June 3, 2016,

8 reasons why Hinduism rocks in the new age
June 2, 2016,

Do you know how many million Muslims must die for War On Terror?
March 23, 2016,

What if the world never runs out of oil?
February 14, 2016,

7 reasons marriage will be dead in the 21st century
February 4, 2016,

Islamic State is a Country not a Terrorist Group
December 24, 2015,

Why Trump Haters Could Well End Up Making Him President
December 14, 2015,

The disintegration of Pakistan has finally begun…
October 1, 2015,

Al-Qaeda: The master of the backfire
January 20, 2015,

10 deadly Boko Haram attacks
January 13, 2015,

Why no place is safe from terrorists
January 12, 2015,

7 ways the Army has destroyed Pakistan…
December 22, 2014,

Bad Taliban. Worse Taliban. Worst Taliban
December 21, 2014,

Pakistan is back to its tricks yet again
December 19, 2014,

A to Z of Pakistani terror
December 19, 2014,

Stop playing good terrorist bad terrorist!
December 18, 2014,

Six hits of ISRO in 2014
December 16, 2014,

Pakistan’s destructive self-fulfilling prophesy
October 10, 2014,

The Ten Wars of Pakistan on India
October 9, 2014,

Why the US simply has to attack Iraq!
August 10, 2014,

Seven conflicts deadlier than Israel-Palestine
July 28, 2014,

India’s schizophrenic relationship with Israel
July 27, 2014,

FIFA finals: Where have all the goals vanished?
July 15, 2014,

FIFA: Advantage home and Europe’s Americas jinx…
July 4, 2014,

Will we have a Gulf War III?
June 27, 2014,

6 reasons why ISIS is a major global threat
June 25, 2014,