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Yours Truly Movie Review: A sincere take on loneliness

The only cure to old age is death. The only remedy to loneliness during old age is memories, at least for some. Others who prefer to live in the here-and-now may choose to seek reluctant company. There are stories of how veteran actress Nadira would bribe her guests to stay a little longer with drinks.

Violet Stoneham, the character that Jennifer Kapoor played in Aparna Sen's "36 Chowringhee Lane" allowed a young couple to use her apartment for sex, just so that she would be in company. Creaky bed notwithstanding.

There is a couple making noisy love in "Yours Truly", though their sounds of passion sound fairly phoney, as though they were faking it just to make the ageing protagonist feel lonelier.

In Yours Truly, Soni Razdan playing an autumnal Bengali woman Mithi Kumar in Kolkata, is a direct descendent of Violet Stoneham, though far less intimidated by her solitude.
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Maryland Man Charged in the Alleged Killing of His 6-Year-Old Sister and Her 2 Young Cousins in Their Home

Prince George’s County Police homicide unit detectives have arrested and charged Antonio Williams in the death of three young girls.

Williams has confessed to killing all three victims, according to an official statement from the police department.

The 25-year-old man has been charged in connection with the deaths of his 6-year-old sister Nadira Withers, as well as 9-year-old Ariana Decree and 6-year-old Ajayah Decree. The Decree sisters are the daughters of the suspect’s mother’s cousin, according to police.

Williams had sole care and custody of the children at the home overnight into Friday, officials said. Detectives are
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Vidya’s Item Girls

The Dirty Picture is due to set screens alight on Dec 2nd, when audiences can be transported back to the 80s when item girls stole the hearts of the nation. In the Balaji production, Vidya Balan plays the role of Silk, an up and coming item girl of southern cinema and follows her rise to fame. Although current actresses like Katrina Kaif and Mallika Sherawat have lit up screens in item songs in recent years, Ekta Kapoor looks to the 80s for her next film production where item girls were considered ahead of their time. Lets take a look at some of those item girls of indian cinema who inspired the rising 80s stars and and those who inspired the makers of The Dirty Picture.

Helen (Richardson Khan), of Anglo-Burmese origin, was both October 21st 1939 and is best remember as the Bollywood item dancer of the 60s and 70s. During
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Yesteryear Bollywood beauties languish in oblivion

Yesteryear Bollywood beauties languish in oblivion
New Delhi, April 23 – Fame is fickle. Sadhana, Nanda and Nimmi, who were the toast of Hindi cinema, are long forgotten now and lead secluded lives in a city that once worshipped them. Others like Parveen Babi, Nadira and Suraiya died lonely and unloved.

Parveen was considered one of the most glamorous actresses in the 1970s and was often seen playing modern, unconventional women in films like ‘Deewaar’, ‘Amar Akbar Anthony’, ‘Shaan’ and ‘Kaalia’.

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Yesteryear Bollywood beauties languish in oblivion

Fame is fickle. Sadhana, Nanda and Nimmi, who were the toast of Hindi cinema, are long forgotten now and lead secluded lives in a city that once worshipped them. Others like Parveen Babi, Nadira and Suraiya died lonely and unloved.Parveen was considered one of the most glamorous actresses in the 1970s and was often seen playing modern, unconventional women in films like 'Deewaar', 'Amar Akbar Anthony', 'Shaan' and 'Kaalia'.The actress had much talked about affairs with Kabir Bedi and Mahesh Bhatt but never married. She was said to be suffering from a delusional disorder and in her last days, addiction to drugs and alcohol left her to lead a secluded life. She was found dead in her apartment in 2005 due to complications from diabetes.Something similar happened to Nadira. Often cast as a vamp, she made her name with '
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