This year as part of my 52 challenges for the year, I began a practice that I soon hope to transform into a tradition. Writing letters, old school style with a pen and paper. I’ve been writing one letter each month to my parents and elder brother and his family, who reside back home in India. In fact my habit has got them writing back as well! Continue reading
NH10 – Good. Not Great.
NH10 is, as the name suggests, a road movie. Most Road movies tend to be thrillers with the fear element being introduced in the form of deranged cannibalistic hillbillies, sadistic motel owners, terrifying apparitions or a combination of all of the above and then some.
Baby – A Review a.k.a No Delivery!
A Wednesday and Special 26 were both brilliant movies. The former is in fact one of my all time favourites featuring absolutely stellar performances by both Anupam Kher and Naseeruddin Shah. Suffice to say with the director’s track record being this good, my expectations from Neeraj Pandey’s latest flick were equally high. Alas, Baby does not deliver (no pun intended!). In fact, it’s pretty bad. Let me tell you why.
The Shiva Trilogy
Since I ended up reading all three books back to back and as the trilogy is one complete story, I decided to pen my collective thoughts and review for all three books under one post.
Train To Pakistan ~ My Review.
Train to Pakistan by Khushwant Singh
My rating: 3 of 5 stars
Khushwant Singh is somewhat of an Indian literary legend. His books, columns and short stories have been in circulation for quite a few decades providing fodder to bibliophiles across a few generations now. This book was one of his earlier works and as such has been considered a classic and a must read for any Singh aficionado.