Whether history has been twisted or not, the movie is a win-win for the audience. The battles between the Kings and Sultans, the darbars and raj mahals and the drama of princely coup d'etats jump out of our school history book imaginations and get painted in show-reel canvasses.
It’s January. And Chadar trek pics are all over the internet again. The pics are teasing my memory. Of course, I cannot go again this year. So here I am doing the next best thing... reminiscing about the most thrilling, adventurous and brave trip of my life. Chadar trek 2017! What is this Chadar Trek?… Continue reading Chadar Trek 2017 – An escape story
3 *** movie! Look what the Santa Claus brought back ---Tiger Zinda Hai! A Salman- Kat movie can warm up any winter, but didn't quite... Where did it lose it stars?! It’s a Salman movie, and yet it made me go to sleep in the end sequences!! Unbelievable, ‘coz I don’t remember the last time… Continue reading Tiger Tiger Burning Bright!
Back again with a film review, this time Hollywood. The movie - Wonder. Verdict first--- Must see!!! The movie inspires, it gives hope, it brings a smile and it restores faith in this Wonderful world! So, here’s a movie, that has Julia Roberts. That should be the big ‘pull’ for us audiences. At least it… Continue reading It’s a ‘Wonder’ful World!
Yay! It’s my birthday! And I am not getting any younger. Well, I am not getting any older too. Uh! Huh! Not me… In some ways, I am just getting started. My birth records put me somewhere in my 40’s, not at the far end of course, a little to the left, a little more… Continue reading Happy Birthday to 40 something Me!
Perceptions dwindle away, and real people emerge when cosmetic facades fall and senses communicate. What we always wonder in odd looking couples, isne isme kya dekha hoga? somewhere we get an answer to such questions in this charming love story.
Disclaimer: Reader discretion recommended. 'Coz I am gonna talk crap. I know this is a long awaited post. It’s not going to be a long one, though. I promise. I mean, for how long can I keep up with talking crap 🙂 I had heard excited tales about the Japanese toilets from a friend who… Continue reading In Japan, Poop Like a King!
First off, here’s the verdict, so you don’t delay your laughter potion. A big Thumbs Up! GO Watch! You can read this review later. (But do read it, please :-)) Shubh Mangal Savdhaan is a movie that has sneaked in from nowhere, a seemingly low-budget film that has only its story-telling to bank on. And… Continue reading Shubh Mangal Savdhaan!!
It had been so long that I had seen a good movie. I was even ready to settle for Jagga Jaasoos just to break the longest movie upvaas I had been having. But then Harry Met Sejal was just around the corner and I decided to see the movie I had been waiting for. Such… Continue reading Wish Harry Hadn’t Met Sejal
I had begun my post on Japan by saying there are two sets of reasons I want to give for visiting the country, one dwelled on before my travel, and the other would be the compelling reasons I returned with. I have already explained why I chose Japan in my previous post. Now here’s why… Continue reading Unscrambling the Japanese