Cricket is a big deal in India. It has long stopped being a mere sport. Anything and anyone associated with it automatically becomes front page news. And of all the multitudes of people who have taken a dip in that glamour, the most astounding, most valiant dive will always remain of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. And … Continue reading In the Best Interest of the Nation
Eleven years ago, Rajkumar Hirani gave us Munna Bhai. The film was a fresh break from the over-used Bollywood masala crap and it broke the notions of what the audience will like and what it will not. The film was extremely successful and of course, Mr Hirani decided to make a sequel. It was a risky … Continue reading PK Movie Review: Let’s be Honest, it was a Crappy Movie.
I was at the National Museum yesterday. I was looking at all those idols of stone and the date of their making. Some were made over a thousand years ago! They were literally from another millennium!! So I sat and wondered, if the stone had life what would it be thinking? I mean, once it was … Continue reading The Wailing Stone
Night crawls a drunkard’s stagger – Hoping to approach dawn Without incident or notice. But the tyranny of fate Is a beast with little heart. The power goes out Engulfing the ancient City Within a blanket of primordial darkness. A curious uniformity creeps over. A nonchalant stillness. The moon’s pale light, wanes. It’s fellowship with … Continue reading The Midnight Power-cut.
Delhi, where everything happens in excess, rain is no exception. It fell, bringing bleak uniformity to the distinctly divided city. Continue reading Delhi Drenched
A cold night, a lone convict waiting, a broken engagement and a worker whose life is about to change forever.
This is “A Sweeping Fortune” Continue reading A Sweeping Fortune
————————— I am bored. I am suffocating. I am chocking. I am aching. But I am uncomplaining. And I am bored. I have lost count of the days that I have been here. I don’t even remember when I first came here. I think it was a week ago. Or it could be a … Continue reading A Dark Room and a Sore Voice