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Articles by Arjun Baokar

Review: “Article 15” Provides a Nuanced View of Caste Discrimination’s Effects in India


Bollywood film "Article 15" displays a sobering perspective on casteism’s persistence despite the law banning it, but leans heavily into its savior complex.

Review: Irrfan Khan’s “Blackmail” Is a Convoluted but Entertaining Ride to Depravity


"Blackmail" uses the darkness in ordinary people to weave a riveting tale of deception where there can be no winners.


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