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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.


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.