Lifestyle

Sadaf Ali Khan: The Man Behind Hind Wani

Sadaf Ali Khan in front of the Department of Political Science; Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

When Jamia Journal started publishing in 2010, we did not think it would one day inspire a Jamia student to establish his own newspaper. But that is what happened in October 2011. On being closely associated with Jamia Journal for about a year, Sadaf Ali Khan, a 2012 graduate of MA Political Science from Jamia and a classmate of the ...

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Movie Review: Barfi (Rating – 4/5)

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Star Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D’Cruz Directed By: Anurag Basu Produced By: Ronnie Scewvala and Siddharth Roy Kapoor Written By: Anurag Basu Reviewer Rating: ****/5 Do not go to watch Anurag Basu’s “Barfi” because it has  four stars or because you are in the mood for something romantic. You will narrow down the element of surprise if you ...

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Student Hangouts on Campus

Maggi Station; Sept 2012 (Photo: Aaqib Khan)

Admissions have been done with, classes have gathered steam, but does campus life feel a bit boring? Fret not for below is a list of some of the most exciting and happening places on Jamia campus that you can rush to for a break, to make new friends, or simply to try out some of the delicious food they have ...

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Movie Review: “Izzatnagri ki Asabhya Betiyaan”

Nakul Sawhney at the dept. of pol. sci.; Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 (Photo: Sharique Nadeem)

The Subject Association of the Department of Political Science, on February 7, 2012, screened a documentary film titled ‘Izzatnagari ki asabhya betiyaan’ (The immoral daughters in the land of honour) at its seminar room.   Documentary filmmaker, Nakul Singh Sawhney, dared to take his camera in the lands where the rule of the khap frightens the society to its fingernails. ...

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Movie Review: The Darkest Hour (Rating 2/5)

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Star Cast: Emile Hirsch, Max Minghella, Olivia Thirlby Directed by: Chris Gorak Produced by: Timur Bekmambetov, Tom Jacobson Story by: Leslie Bohem, M.T. Ahern, Jon Spaiths Jamia Journal Rating: **/5 Aliens invade Earth in invisible form, killing and destroying whatever comes in sight. They steal electricity from whatever they find luminescent. Only a handful people survive, and this film follows ...

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Movie Review: The Adventures of Tintin (Rating 4/5)

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Star Cast: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Toby Jones. Director by: Steven Spielberg Produced by: Peter Jackson Written by: Hergé, Steven Moffat, Edgar Wright, Joe Cornish Jamia Journal Rating: **** 4/5 “The Adventures Of Tintin – The Secret Of The Unicorn,” was a long awaited, highly-anticipated flick, since it is based on a classic comic ...

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Movie Review: Rockstar (Rating: 3/5)

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Starring: Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri Director: Imtiaz Ali Music: A.R. Rahman Jamia Journal Rating: *** (3/5) In my opinion, there are only two reasons why anyone should watch the movie Rockstar; and they are: the songs of the movie, and Nargis Fakhri. And then there is only one reason why anyone should not watch the movie Rockstar; and that ...

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Movie Review: Ra.One (Rating: 4/5)

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Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Armaan Verma Producer: Gauri Khan Director: Anubhav Sinha Rating: **** (4/5) Ra.One is not your typical bollywood film or for that matter a typical SRK film. There’s no gigantic families roaming about with lavish Karan Malhotra dresses. No wedding songs. No SRK’s trademark sobbing-with-arched-eyebrows. And no one-costume-per-location songs. It’s a hell lot different. ...

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