Menstruation in daily life has often been nothing more than a reason for an insensitive jibe. Recall those one-liners about husband retiring to bed because wife has a ‘headache’, an argument often ending with ‘is it that time of the … Continue reading Movie Review: Padman – From dream husband to real life Superhero
That missed call, the pounding heartbeat, leaning over the bicycle waiting for her outside tuition classes, with pals (who are ready to lay life for you) discussing in detail when is the best day to make the first phone call, following the … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Premam is must-see on your Valentine Date
After two weeks of experiencing Swiss spring (temperatures) at Singapore, the warmth is slowly and steadily returning. Today morning, to enjoy the last few days of cool weather, I took an early wake walk to shop at FairPrice. Since it’s … Continue reading Have you caught up with change?
Fifteen mins into the film, the joy of watching the Bigg Boss of Bollywood, Salman Khan movie in an Indian hall. was relished. Along with the crowds, I whistled, shouted and cheered his entry on screen with Tiger Zinda Hai … Continue reading Movie Review: Tiger Zinda Hai – 15 Best Dialogues
“What time do they turn the mist off?” Yes, that was a travel query asked to a UK based leading travel agency guide. Fear not, each of us would have asked silly travel questions one time or the other. But … Continue reading Travel: Top 40 stupid complaints ever
Bollywood 2017 will be remembered as the year it matured from candy-floss chick-flicks to ‘slice-of-life’ comic scripts. Tumhari Sulu belongs to the same (refreshing) genre as Hindi Medium, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan & Qarib Qarib Singlle. Each of … Continue reading Movie Review: Tumhari Sulu is tribute to the Spirit of a Housewife
Irrfan Khan was the sole reason us gang of friends entered the movie hall this weekend. India’s only serious and flourishing export to Hollywood comes across as that large dollop of supreme quality butter. You add him to any dish … Continue reading Movie Review: Qarib Qarib saved by Irrfan Singlly
Each of the last three decades has given dull academic students a new career. The 90s saw the advent of ‘reality television stars’, the 2000s popularised the ‘startups’ concept and the last decade gave us the ‘internet sensation’ option. So … Continue reading Movie Review: Secret Superstar – There’s a dream behind every Burqa
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?
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?