Going crazy!

I feel bad for the people who claim that they never go nuts! Yes, those who never go crazy, I mean.Defining lines are decided by? Sanity ends at which point, any given definition perhaps? “Normal/sane as opposed to “abnormal”, “crazy”, “insane”, “going nuts”,” losing your marbles”, “wild”,”going bonkers” “crackpot”, “mental case”… and some more. We […]

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Kargil

This name is trending today, more so now, than it was 20 years ago. Kargil day is gaining a celebrity status like our Independence day, all thanks to Whatsapp, Twitter and Instagram in our lives. The nameless faceless soldier continues relentlessly, while some distinguished ones get the spotlight. He doesn’t get a selfie moment while […]

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Super 30!

Usually, I don’t do movies out here as I strongly believe in “to each his own” but today, I beg an exception. “Super 30″ is worth the words. ‘From the Slumdog millionaire family, but better. It’s so ploretariat but not of the alternate genre which is the unusual! It talks of “change”. You have the […]

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Sooth sayers

There seems to be endless woes and countless emotional pain in these harsh and tumultuous times. With social media adding to the mayhem in the human mind; our pain, agony and anguish have also transcended from the make belief world of the www! With it, a new breed of sooth sayers are also making inroads […]

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Military Ganesh

For those who haven’t been to Trivandrum, the capital of God’s Own Country, this temple is a must see! The diety is not in battle fatigues, but there he sits, our own Ganpathi / Ganesh(son of Shiva) in his small form devoid of splendour but as majestic in his might as can be imagined by […]

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Hullabaloo.

Mother’s day… Rights, Responsibilities, Duties… Certification, Endorsement, Advertisement… Conformation,Confirmation. Who is driving us, especially the urban Indian crowd, towards these titular days?Who decides that the usually hapless mother needs to be thanked with a card, a gift and some words of endearment this one day in the year?A photo has to follow this exhibition of […]

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Eating plants and animals!

This never ending debate of vegetarianism vs non vegetarianism gets to me sometimes. How do I justify my crazy craving for a delicious Chicken fry or home cooked fish curry? Eat plants and fruits, stems and roots, bulbs and leaves? Yoghurt and Cottage cheese? Now a new school of thought discourages even dairy! After being […]

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