Getting Back on Track

Somehow, getting back on track after an illness can often be as frustrating as the being ill… It is very funny – during the illness, I spent my time trying to work – slowly and little by little and I did complete most of my assignments anyways…So I was quite a good girl. And so,... Continue Reading →

My Hero – Amitabh Bachchan

Everyone who knows me, knows that I love Amitabh Bachchan. And that PK doesn’t like him one bit. LOL. Well, he’s learnt to live with it, I suppose.In Bollywood, they call him the ‘Big B’. For me, he has always remained Amitabh Bachchan – My Hero. Ever since I began to watch movies, I have... Continue Reading →

On Why Rang De Basanti Would’ve Never Gotten That Oscar

This is a short essay about my personal feelings about why India’s entry to the Oscars, Rang De Basanti and why it would’ve never gotten the Academy’s Award.Let me tell you first off, that I have no authority whatsoever, on the technical side to really make any comments. But I do have every authority as... Continue Reading →

Cheeni Kum – Sweet!

A 64 year old man and a 34 year old woman (whose father is 6 years younger than this man) – meet, fall in love amid the hustle bustle of their individual lives, and want to marry each other.All this amid the crackling dialogues, the sizzling chemistry and the amazingly touching plot….makes for an extremely... Continue Reading →

Spiderman 3 : Kids in Cinema Theatres : Ek Chalis Ki Last Local

This is a post which has 3 posts in one – you may call it a 3-in-1 post!Happened to watch Spiderman 3 yesterday with the boyfriend; got pestered by the kids in the seats above us; and watched Ek Chalis Ki Last Local thereafter.Overall an enjoyable experience for the first and last, the middle one... Continue Reading →

Movie Review Including the Glaring Mistakes in ‘Water’

Just came back from the movie theatre after watching Water, the movie by Deepa Mehta. This movie was banned from being shot in Varanasi, India and was finally shot in Sri Lanka. Hence my interest. Also, the fact that this movie completes Deepa Mehta’s trilogy which included the movies Fire and Earth. I had quite... Continue Reading →

Secular Democracy – or Is It?

The constitution of India states that we are a secular, democratic republic. But every morning when I see the newspaper, I find that very hard to believe. “Why?” you would ask me: the whole world is raving on about India. But as an Indian, I am offended when I see the newspaper every morning. There... Continue Reading →

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