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7 Amazing Essays And Stories You Should Read From The Indian Internet This Week

Amongst other things, read about why Hrithik Roshan's reign as a superstar might be over, and how "interesting" is one of the most loaded compliments you can give a woman.

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1. Sankhayan Ghosh's damning piece on the death of Hrithik Roshan's career.

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You may or may not agree with it, but Ghosh lays out some compelling points about the actor's recent questionable choice of films in "Hrithik Roshan: A Fading Star" for Livemint.

3. Amitava Kumar's heartbreaking essay about watching Indian athletes struggle at the Olympics through the decades.

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Kumar recounts the almost insurmountable odds most Indian athletes have to overcome, and also the unfair judgment passed on their performances, in a piece titled "The Agony And Ecstasy Of India At The Olympics" in The New Yorker.

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7. And Tunku Varadarajan's hilarious piece on the idea of India before its 70th year of independence.

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From "aunty" to "Arnab", Varadarajan lists out the 70 terms that best define India in "India In 70 Ideas" for Open Magazine.