To survive in a family one needs to often make compromises and adjustments. Today, for sake of my kids laughter and wife Trisha’s timepass, I sacrificed four hours of my life in Golmaal 4, waiting every minute for the ABCD … Continue reading Movie Review: Golmaal 4 will make Amol Palekar sore
There are several traits which help you make a music album, the best of the year. The first listening has an immediate pull; at some point you start tapping your foot; then slowly you pay attention to the lyrics; then … Continue reading Music: Fractured is my Lunatic Soul’s Prog Rock Album of the Year 2017
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