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
Many thanks to Sehban Azim and Kunal Karan Kapoor for appreciating this blog on Twitter & Facebook last month. Aapne links kya share kiye, blog ki TRP jaise patang ki tarah udne lagi! A very heartening, and unexpected, gesture for this amateur television critic, I assure you!
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