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10 Brilliant Essays And Stories From The Indian Internet This Week That You Should Read Now

From a hilarious first-person account of Bobby Deol's shambolic DJ debut to a fascinating look inside the world of a Bollywood paparazzo, this list has you covered.

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1. Ravina Rawal's painfully funny review of Bobby Deol's disastrous DJ gig at a Delhi club.

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Rawal describes, in hilarious detail, everything that went wrong on the fateful night in "Bobby Deol Is Now A DJ: It's Worse Than His Acting" for DailyO.

4. Sayoni Sinha's enthralling look inside the world of India's paparazzi.

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Sinha spends time with one of Bollywood's first paparazzi photographers for the fascinating piece "Shooting Stars" in The Caravan .

5. Nandini Krishnan's heart-rending account of her experiences with the very misogynistic Indian theatre scene.

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"Inside The Culture Of Abuse In Indian Theatre" in The Ladies Finger gives you a painful look at an industry mired with everyday sexism that no one is calling out.

6. This satirical open letter from a very spoilt Indian cow.

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Sonakshi from Arré launches Operation Gauxit in "Gone Gai", an impassioned plea from a cow who just can't deal with the special treatment it gets in India.

7. The Huffington Post's massive and extremely candid interview with Alia Bhatt.

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Ankur Pathak sits with the 23-year-old superstar for an extremely candid and entertaining talk in "The Alia Bhatt Interview".

10. And Isha Purkayastha's super relatable essay on intimacy and loneliness in a world taken over by technology.

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"Paying For Cuddles: Loneliness In The Age Of Instant Gratification" in The Quint takes a hard look at how apps that are supposed to ease communication have ironically made us lonelier.

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