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Words help unravel complicated selves that, we didn't know existed within ourselves.
Words help unravel complicated selves that, we didn’t know existed within ourselves.
A poet gave me his words today –
I took it from him, in fact.
They now snuggle around my neck,
They run their fingers across my pieces cracked.
My tongue now rolls around his words,
His words now roll around my tongue.
I hold them gently between my lips,
And breathe; to calm my mind unstrung.
He didn’t guilt me into agreeing with him ,
He didn’t tie a leash to my thoughts.
Instead, a new perspective he has revealed,
A new light he has brought.
His voice now whispers in my ear,
When I let it, the chaos I call my life, it tames.
A poet gave me his words today,
And I am no longer the same.
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Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 might have had a box office collection of 260 crores INR and entertained Indian audiences, but it's full of problematic stereotypes.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 starts with a scene in which the protagonist, Ruhaan (played by Kartik Aaryan) finds an abandoned pink suitcase in a moving cable car and thinks there is a bomb inside it.
Just then, he sees an unknown person (Kiara Advani) wave and gesture at him to convey that the suitcase is theirs. Ruhaan, with the widest possible smile, says, “Bag main bomb nahi hai, bomb ka bag hai,” (There isn’t a bomb in the bag, the bag belongs to a bomb).
Who even writes such dialogues in 2022?
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