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Film

The ‘Manmarziyaan’ Guide To Millennial Dating

Swipe, slide and spoilers aside, we pinpoint the most common millennial courtship patterns that lurk between the lines of Anurag Kashyap’s latest film.
Shamani Joshi
9.21.18
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

Is Bappi Lahiri the Indian Marvin Gaye?

His music defined “sexy time” in the '80s and '90s, and tuned us into the unique concept of 'jawani', a loose notion of what it means to be young and horny. And the magic infects millennials too.
Sharanya S
7.26.18
POP CULTURE

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Bollywood Paparazzo

“Aishwarya Rai steps out in rare cases, so taking her pictures is fun. Everyone else I can photograph at the airport, restaurant, salon, gym.”
Parthshri Arora
7.3.18
bollywood

We Watched Rajkumar Hirani Movies to Prepare for Sanju

And are now suffering from a bad case of deja vu.
Parthshri Arora
6.29.18
Music

How MC Altaf Schooled Bollywood in Gully Rap

The kharab ladka from a bad ’hood in Mumbai, MC Altaf, is the guy who tutored Ranveer Singh for Gully Boy.
Maroosha Muzaffar
6.20.18
bollywood

In Anticipation of 'Race 3', I Trolled Salman Khan Fans

It did not go well.
Parthshri Arora
6.15.18
Film

Interview: Ira Bhaskar on Lustful Ladies in Hindi Cinema, From Mughal-e-Azam to Veere Di Wedding

After Swara Bhaskar’s masturbation scene in 'Veere Di Wedding' made trolls ‘uncomfortable with their grandmothers’, VICE spoke to Ira Bhaskar about the history of female pleasure on the Indian screen.
Maroosha Muzaffar
6.4.18
Amitabh Bachchan

Anushka Sharma Doesn’t Check Her Texts and Amitabh Bachchan is Upset

So of course, he took to Twitter.
VICE India Staff
5.2.18
cinema

Somnath Waghmare Wants to Revolutionise Dalit Cinema

"The left-liberal filmmakers of parallel cinema are even more casteist than right-wing."
Maroosha Muzaffar
5.2.18
crime

What Retirement Looks Like When You've Spent 14 Years on the Run

A former dacoit on life in Chambal, the moral codes of dacoity and how Bollywood got it all wrong.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
5.1.18
Bollywood IRL

I Channelled Shah Rukh Khan from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge for a Day

Turns out, Raj is a dick.
Parthshri Arora
4.26.18
odd jobs

I Work as a 'Human Table' at Indian Weddings Because I'm a White Girl

Paying pale-skinned Westerners to do embarrassing things is a growing fad among India's middle classes.
Morgan Kane
4.11.18