Sister of My Heart – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni “Is this author any good?” I asked my librarian, holding up ‘Arranged Marriage’, a book of short stories by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni. The Librarian screwed up her nose while her head turning from side to side gestured “No.” Past recommendations by the very same Librarian had left… Read More Book Review: Sister of My Heart
*Rating : ***** When a film has been suppressed and surrounded in controversy from the time it was conceived till the time it was finally made and released (a good 3+ years) then you bluddy well want to see it as soon as it is out! So, after giving it a safe one-day period, to… Read More Movie Review : Black Friday
I ruminated for almost 2 years, over reading Jhumpa Lahiri’s debut novel ‘The Namesake’ after her Pulitzer Prize winning book of short stories ‘The Interpreter of Maladies’ disappointed me big-time. The Namesake, now having being filmed and releasing soon, got me curious and I finally sat down to read the book I now wish I… Read More Book Review: The Namesake
…watch ‘Blood Diamond’ for a great movie-watching experience. Taut script, slick editing, super cinematography, good music and awesome direction. Superb performances by the hugely talented Leonardo Di Caprio (great diction, awesome body language) Jennifer Connelley of the arresting eyes and breathtaking beauty and new-find Djimon Hounsou (super performance, chiseled bod with awesome obliques! Hope he… Read More Do…
Movie Review : Salaam-e-shit Nikhil Advani made his directorial debut with ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ his mentor Karan Johar’s production. Heavily inspired by ‘Love Actually’, ‘Dance with me’ and ’50 first Dates’, Advani presents ‘Salaam-e-ishq’, his 2nd film, which is about 6 different couples dealing with love in its various forms. The movie begins with… Read More Movie Review : Salaam-e-ishq
I’ve been jumping all over the place, screaming ‘Me!Me!’ each time a deep, baritone in the T.V Promo asks ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati?’ but does anybody ever listen to me ? Not. So, after a futile 2 months of trying to get their attention by the abovementioned act *bad-knee et all*, I settled to watch the… Read More K(h)an-not!
The last time I made a New Years Resolution AND followed it through was when I was 9 years old. I swore “I will write in my Cursive Writing Book everyday” and I did.The end result was beautiful writing. Proof that New Year Resolutions work IF they are feasible (I badly failed my ‘I-will-marry-George-Clooney-this-year’ 2005… Read More My stairway to heaven…my Resolutions for 2007!
Take twelve fine, full-grown months; see that these are thoroughly free from old memories of bitterness, rancor and hate, cleanse them completely from every clinging spite; pick off all specks of pettiness and littleness; in short, see that these months are freed from all the past—have them fresh and clean as when they first came… Read More Happy,Happy, Joy,Joy! 😉
Ok, so Sunita Williams has gone into space *stands up and applauds* Even though I had absolutely nothing to do with the fact that she’s reached there, I am happy for her *stands up once again and applauds some more.* What I am not happy about is the fact that people out here are swollen… Read More Begaani Shaadi Mein Abdullah Deewana….
…the media would have been a little considerate before splashing the news ‘Athlete Santhi is not a girl!’ all over the place. If being stripped of her medals and humiliated publicly wasn’t bad enough, the repercussions that this will/must have already caused on her mind will be irreversible. She should have been consulted/warned/taken into confidence… Read More I Wish….