There’s a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will. For Indians, this belief pervades so much of what we do and how we think. From “sat sri akaal” to “khuda hafiz“, our greetings and partings invoke our gods. We utter phrases like “लिखा हुआ होगा”; “बाकी ऊपरवाले की मर्ज़ी”; “किस्मत की बात … Continue reading
Crime reporter Mohan Bhatnagar found himself consoling a crying girl in the lifts one day. Both this girl and Mohan being the thoda hatke types meant that deviating from the standard saccharine template of interactions usually reserved for scenes between adults and children was to be expected. His idea of consoling involved partaking of her … Continue reading
The rate at which Na Bole Tum… Na Maine Kuch Kaha is continuing to win my heart …ek gushing post ke poore aasaar lag rahe hain! Hafte do hafte ki baat hai.
Let’s face it, being mind-blowingly original has seldom been a desi serial’s prerogative; for the most part serials rely on standard plot devices for their content. …how many times has that been written and said? And yet serials continue to thrive in India. Shailesh Kapoor, CEO of Ormax Media Pvt. Ltd., “India’s only specialist consumer … Continue reading
A hearty welcome to our very first guest blogger, Soaps With Wine. Here she discusses what made Balika Vadhu the talk of the nation when it was first launched almost 4 years ago and the dilemma the serial currently faces.
Around mid-September Manish Raisinghani entered Sasural Simar Ka (2011-) as the estranged son of the Bharadwaj family, who was back on a mission of revenge. The track was introduced to salvage the show’s falling ratings, a show that had started out with a bang with a Shahrukh Khan appearance no less. Apparently Prem (Shoaib Ibrahim) … Continue reading