Trivia: Name the team which had maximum ball possession stats vs the rampant Manchester City this season? Ans: Shakhtar Donetsk (46% … ahem ahem!) Manchester City vs Napoli Welcome to European (UEFA) Champions League Football where only the continental style … Continue reading Pep Talk 2: How Sheikh Mansour and Khaldoon Al-Mubarak got #SharkTeam fans salivating
Singapore, this year, again went out of its way to celebrate Deepavali, as is more popularly known here. Last year, I blogged extensively on how much efforts the Lion City puts in ensuring Diwali is lifted to global festival status, … Continue reading Trivia: Do you know Deepavali / Diwali enough?
It’s nearing close to a decade since I have been admiring current Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola. Studying his moves, mannerisms, values and etiquettes, trying to slim down like him (difficult for a foodie like me!) and keep that bald shiny look … Continue reading Pep Talk 1: My Guardiola Fascination
I admired Newton, at a Bengaluru theatre. The hall was 80% full with enthusiasts desperate to catch India’s official Oscar entry for a 9am show – the only timing available to watch the Pankaj Tripathi – Rajkummar Rao film. This … Continue reading Newton, Ventilator, Posto or Hindi Medium – Which was the better bet for Oscars 2018?
The last time Australia landed in India to play a series (barely six months ago!!) Maxwell mocked Virat’s shoulder injury, Jadeja and Wade got involved in a slanging duel, Smith called Vijay a ‘cheat’, Virat caught Smith illegally seeking DRS … Continue reading Cricket: Ind vs Aus – Expect Centuries, Close Chases, Cracker Contests & Controversies
Just so you didn’t know yet, Frenchman Benjamin Mendy, is the most expensive football defender at 23 yrs old, after winning just one major trophy (Ligue 1 2016-17), being selected in Team of the year Ligue 1 2016-17 and costing £52 million … Continue reading Football: The curious case of Benjamin Mendy
A newly wed Christian teacher (to a Hindu husband) rejoins school with a pack of sweets. During the day, while substituting for another teacher, she slaps a mischievous boy, who surprisingly falls into a coma. That small incident turns lives … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Kuttram Kadithal has a National Film Award for best feature film
After two seasons decorating drug lord Pablo Escobar, Netflix finally broke free of the persona obsession to give a brilliantly assembled Narcos Season 3. The focus shifts to the Cali Cartel – who controlled 80% of the global cocaine business … Continue reading TV Series: Narcos 3 takes you on an exciting thrill spree
The Jalan Alor food street (in Bukit Bintang area) is one of the must go places at Kuala Lumpur – currently ranked 7th most visited city in the world. The food street operates only post-sunset and is teeming with people … Continue reading Food: Six ‘not-so-obvious’ must try dishes at Jalan Alor food street Kuala Lumpur
Women’s obsession with shopping and winning arguments often fill our mobile memory cards. The men’s obsession equivalent never make to the jokes platform, as it’s related to their ego. More specifically to their ‘Ali Baba’. Even more specifically, size and standing … Continue reading Movie Review: Shubh Mangal Saavdhan stands up for Ali Baba!