The Trial Of The Chicago 7
By: Date: October 19, 2020 Categories: Entertainment Tags:

A true story, the movie is the need of the hour I feel in a nation like ours, which unfortunately seems to be polarized at various layers. A legal drama [A few good men was also directed by Allan Sorkin], it highlights the farce of a trial of different activists, protesting against the vietnam war….

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Ram Mandir [Fait Accompli ?]
By: Date: August 5, 2020 Categories: News and politics

Shlok from Ramayana by Valmiki लोक-नीति -न चातिप्रणयः कार्यः कर्त्तव्योप्रणयश्च ते । उभयं हि महान् दोसस्तस्मादन्तरदृग्भव ॥ अर्थ- मृत्यु-पूर्व बालि ने अपने पुत्र अंगद को यह अन्तिम उपदेश दिया था- तुम किसी से अधिक प्रेम या अधिक वैर न करना, क्योंकि दोनों ही अत्यन्त अनिष्टकारक होते हैं, सदा मध्यम मार्ग का ही अवलम्बन करना। [The…

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Futility of Stardom – Sushant Singh Rajput
By: Date: June 20, 2020 Categories: Entertainment,News and politics

A barrage of videos, opinions, solutions and suggestions were received post the untimely demise of Sushant Singh Rajput. #SSR #SushantSinghRaput #@itSSR #Nepotism is industry is at fault, and the key players are Karan Johar, Salman Khan, Yash Raj Films etc etc – seems to be an unanimous opinion across the social media. Remember when 3…

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Lockdown = BJP’s notice period ?
By: Date: May 9, 2020 Categories: News and politics Tags: , ,

Lockdown = BJP’s notice period ? Before some friends get agitated, do note the question mark in the title. Attended Gadkari’s live session on twitter with small scale industry leaders, while the problems were enumerated, the answer was that they will revert back and people were asked to “submit” their problems. Do the people really…

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Four More Shots Please.. 2
By: Date: April 19, 2020 Categories: Entertainment

And they are back ! Had caught up with Season 1 when I was stuck for a weekend in Ahmedabad, and now I got time during lockdown, again in Ahmedabad.. Saw 4 episodes, and Siddhi Patel is roaring and enjoying her life, moving with a vengeance from one stud to another.. if the first season…

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#Lockdown India
By: Date: April 14, 2020 Categories: News and politics

On BBC, I saw a Indian doctor, anonymously, confess and show videos that testing in India is just not enough. Lot of people with symptoms are being turned away due to lack of testing kits. Even the medical community is at risk and kits are not available for them too. With a population of 1.3 billion…

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ज़िन्दगी थम सी गई
By: Date: April 12, 2020 Categories: Shayari

ज़िन्दगी थम सी गई कहना तुम से बहुत कुछ है पर वह कॉफ़ी रह ही गई हिचकिचाये थे बहुत हम तुम्हे मिलने से जब वक़्त ले पाए तो वक़्त की कमी काम कर गई ज़िन्दगी थम सी गई कहना तुम से बहुत कुछ है पर वह कॉफ़ी रह ही गई कॉफ़ी के बहाने तुमसे मिलते…

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Tiger ! Tiger ! Tail on Fire !
By: Date: November 20, 2019 Categories: News and politics

#ShivSena #NCP #BJP I have given up on Indian News Channels however at times when I feel the need for some comedy and good laughs I do resort to them. Saw an interview of Sanjay Raut on one such channel, where he mentioned how he met Sharad Pawar for issues related to Farmers. Boy did…

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#Joker a review
By: Date: October 8, 2019 Categories: Entertainment

After an horrible flight delay and a Sunday down with sore throat, fever and sinusitis pain, was aching to get back to action. A solid recommendation from sonny prompted me to get well on a fast track and booked Monday night tickets with bro. The movie is not about a comic book character in a…

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Howdy Modi !
By: Date: September 24, 2019 Categories: News and politics

Howdy Modi ? Howdy indeed ! Heard the speech of #PMModi on Youtube after receiving an whatsapp msg on it from a dear friend yesterday morning. An absolutely gobsmacking performance, seen for the first time by an Indian leader on American soil, at least in my lifetime. He trumped #Trump in his own backyard. The…

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