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Looking for Comedy in the Hindu World

Looking for Comedy in the Hindu World

By on May 8, 2015 in India

Zachary Pincus-Roth

On a Friday night in September, Aditi Mittal paces on onstage at the Canvas Laugh Club in Mumbai. She’s talking about sanitary napkins. “Saying the words ‘sanitary napkins’ in public is like standing in a Hogwarts common room and saying ‘Voldemort,’?” quips Mittal, who’s 27, with hair down to...

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Can TV Save India?

Can TV Save India?

By on Nov 5, 2014 in India

Zachary Pincus-Roth

As a teenager in Bombay, Aamir Khan was a tennis champion. When he came home from a match, his mother would ask if he’d won. Usually the answer was yes. She’d give him a hug. After five or 10 minutes, though, she’d come back and sit next to him....

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