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Logan is too dark

The final film in the Wolverine franchise, Logan was met with some concerns at the studio for being a too dark in its tone. The Twentieth Century Fox Film chairman, Stacey Snider has revealed that some people were worried how the James Mangold movie is going to perceived, reported Variety. “Inside, there was real consternation about the intensity of the tone of the film. It’s more of an elegy about life and death... It’s not a wise-cracking cigar-chomping mutton-sporting Wolverine, and the debate internally became, isn’t that freakin’ boring?” said Snider.

This painting is India’s most expensive

An untitled oil on canvas painting by Vasudeo S Gaitonde, one of India’s foremost abstract painters, is the most expensive Indian artwork to be sold since 1965 by fetching a whopping $4,415,008 (Rs 29.3 crore), according to a list by Artery India. An Indian art market intelligence firm, the company has come out with Artery top 500 works, featuring the 500 most expensive Indian works of art, which have been sold so far. Their collective realised price is $367.9 million (Rs 1,936.6 crore).

18 till I live

Roger Federer prevailed 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 after a rollercoaster ride of a 35th chapter of his rivalry with Rafael Nadal to win his fifth Australian Open and clinch a first grand slam title in four-and-a-half years on Sunday.
The 35-year-old capped his triumphant return from knee surgery with a record-extending 18th major title after a vintage battle with his Spanish rival, who had won all three of their previous meetings at Melbourne Park.

A movie can’t change your world

Khan, one of Bollywood’s biggest stars, has a loyal fan base that spans the globe. The aura hasn’t diminished despite his last few films not faring too well at the box office. Raees opens in cinemas next week with the 51-year-old actor playing a wily criminal who makes his fortune as a bootlegger. Khan spoke to Reuters about the pressure to deliver a hit in Bollywood, his movie choices and why films cannot change the world:

Men in blue rock again

Skipper Virat Kohli smashed a majestic 122 while Kedar Jadhav conjured up a career-best 120 before India’s lower middle-order held nerves to pull off an incredible three-wicket win over England in the first One-day International on Sunday. Kohli and Jadhav rattled up a sensational 200-run partnership for the fifth wicket to set up the platform after England set the hosts a stiff 351-run target.

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