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Haseen Dillruba 'twist' reminds viewers of Roald Dahl's Lamb to the Slaughter

  • Taapsee Pannu-starrer Haseen Dillruba's plot similarities to Roald Dahl's short story Lamb to the Slaughter are being noticed by audiences on Twitter. See the comments here.
Vikrant Massey and Taapsee Pannu in a still from Haseen Dillruba.
Vikrant Massey and Taapsee Pannu in a still from Haseen Dillruba.
Published on Jul 05, 2021 02:48 PM IST
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Twinkle Khanna jokes Nitara might ‘have a future as a copy editor’, watch video

  • Twinkle Khanna joked about her daughter Nitara having a ‘future as a copy editor’, as pointed out ‘spelling mistakes’ in Roald Dahl’s The BFG.
Twinkle Khanna shared a video of her daughter Nitara reading a Roald Dahl book.
Twinkle Khanna shared a video of her daughter Nitara reading a Roald Dahl book.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 11:23 AM IST
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Family of children’s author Roald Dahl apologise for his anti-Semitic remarks

In a statement on the official website of the organisations that manage his legacy, copyrights and trademarks and a museum dedicated to him, the Dahl family apologised for what they said was the lasting and understandable hurt his remarks had caused
Roald Dahl, who died in 1990 aged 74, remains popular with young readers around the world and several of his books have been turned into movies and stage shows(Roald Dahl HQ onTwitter)
Roald Dahl, who died in 1990 aged 74, remains popular with young readers around the world and several of his books have been turned into movies and stage shows(Roald Dahl HQ onTwitter)
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 07:09 PM IST
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London | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri

Happy Birthday Roald Dahl: From Matilda to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, here’s how the author won our hearts

Happy Birthday Roald Dahl: On the author’s 103rd birth anniversary, here’s looking at his writing journey and famous quotes from books including Matilda, BFG, The Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Roald Dahl’s name has certainly been immortalised as one the greatest writers of the 20th Century.(Instagram @booksworldit)
Roald Dahl’s name has certainly been immortalised as one the greatest writers of the 20th Century.(Instagram @booksworldit)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 03:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Jahnavi Gupta

Lockdown story time: Oscar-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi leads Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Covid-19 fundraiser

Oscar-winning New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi has lined up some of his Hollywood friends including names like Meryl Streep, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Cate Blanchett by videolink from their living rooms for a coronavirus lockdown charity reading of Roald Dahl’s classic James and the Giant Peach.
Lockdown story time: Oscar-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi leads Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Covid-19 fundraiser.(YouTube)
Lockdown story time: Oscar-winning filmmaker Taika Waititi leads Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach Covid-19 fundraiser.(YouTube)
Updated on May 20, 2020 07:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma

Review: The God Who Loved Motorbikes by Murali K Menon

Crisply written, colourful, and humorous, Murali K Menon’s novel is a must-read for anyone who loves motorbikes
Road gods: German Hanni Koehler being pushed back onto a trail in India. Koehler was the first woman to travel overland on a motorbike - a 500cc Ardie Silberpfeil (Silver Arrow) - from Europe to Asia. Kandakarnan Swamy would have approved.(Getty Images)
Road gods: German Hanni Koehler being pushed back onto a trail in India. Koehler was the first woman to travel overland on a motorbike - a 500cc Ardie Silberpfeil (Silver Arrow) - from Europe to Asia. Kandakarnan Swamy would have approved.(Getty Images)
Updated on Feb 28, 2020 08:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Lamat R Hasan

Roald Dahl Day 2019: 10 quotes by Roald Dahl that’ll take you down memory lane; lesser-known facts about the author and more

Roald Dahl 103rd Birthday: One of the greatest storytellers of the 20th century, fighter pilot, intelligence officer, chocolate historian and inventor, it is the 103rd birth anniversary of Roald Dahl, who was born on this day in 1916. September 13 is also known as Roald Dahl Day by his large fandom that is not bound by age.
10 quotes by Roald Dahl that’ll take you down memory lane; lesser-known facts about the author and more.
10 quotes by Roald Dahl that’ll take you down memory lane; lesser-known facts about the author and more.
Updated on Sep 14, 2019 12:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Saumya Sharma

Happy Birthday Roald Dahl: 5 authors pick their favourite stories by the British novelist

To celebrate his birthday on September 13, we ask a few of your favourite writers to pick their favourite Roald Dahl story
Five stories by Roald Dahl that authors loved
Five stories by Roald Dahl that authors loved
Updated on Sep 07, 2019 11:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Veenu Singh

Roald Dahl: Storyteller Extraordinaire

One of the greatest children’s storytellers of the 20th century, his short stories rank among the world’s best. His books have sold more than 250 million copies in over 50 languages. He also had stints as a fighter pilot, intelligence officer, chocolate historian and inventor.
One of the world’s best-selling children’s authors, Roald Dahl was named after Roald Amundsen, the adventurer from Norway, who was the first man to reach the South Pole in 1911.(Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)
One of the world’s best-selling children’s authors, Roald Dahl was named after Roald Amundsen, the adventurer from Norway, who was the first man to reach the South Pole in 1911.(Illustration: Gajanan Nirphale)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 10:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

The Wonderful, Whoopsy Whiffling World of Roald Dahl

The Roald Dahl museum offers visitors a glimpse into the man and method behind some of the best-loved stories of the 20th century, including ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘Matilda’, ‘The BFG’ and ‘James and the Giant Peach’.
The Roald Dahl museum reopens to the public on Saturday, October 20, following an extensive renovation(The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Facebook)
The Roald Dahl museum reopens to the public on Saturday, October 20, following an extensive renovation(The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, Facebook)
Updated on Oct 18, 2018 04:52 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse, Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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