Category Archives: marathi

Deaf, Dumb, and Blind

I have always admired Western films featuring the handicapped, such as Children of a Lesser God, Scent of a Woman, and the classic The Miracle Worker. So the last weekend, I decided to explore similar Indian films. Warning: this post … Continue reading

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Maharashtrian Ethos – Pathos?

While everyone is writing about India’s first female president, let me take this opportunity to note another first for India’s president: that Mrs. Pratibha Patil is a Maharashtrian. Rajdeep Sardesai writes about the euphoria among the Maharashtrian community on his IBN … Continue reading

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