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  • n  (ethnic slur) an offensive name for an unskilled Asian laborer

  • Sukarno, allowed to establish a nationalist umbrella group in Jakarta, turned his mellifluous voice to recruiting coolie laborers for the war machine, some 200,000 of whom may have .
  • The Sultan of Johore, himself one of the greatest living shikari, told him about a tiger who had killed and eaten a coolie on one of the rubber plantations.
  • Turning their gazes across the muddy Huangpu River, they witness an actual miracle of urban ambition: a parallel city has risen on what was farmland and mean coolie shacks.
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  • Amitabh Bachchan in Hindu
    I worked with him in Coolie. He was a wonderful and talented co-artist. A seasoned thespian with a distinguished face and voice, who had played some historic roles in his career,Bachchan wrote on his blog.
  • Chakraborty in Times of India
    Chakraborty said, "We have to finish the dadagiri of these associations. I had done a Bengali film for Sunil Sharma, titled Coolie , and he dubbed my film in Bhojpuri without taking my consent. When I complained against him and he was summoned by...

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