Hong Kong – A Whole New World!

I can show you the worldShining, shimmering, splendidTell me, princessNow when did you last let your heart decide? ‘A Whole New World’ from Aladdin My heart decided, that it’s Hong Kong where I want to graduate from. For months, I’ve been preparing, packing and saying farewell to all my friends, while being excited for what’s…

Bandish Bandits!

When was the last time you saw something brilliant made on Indian Classical Music? Can’t remember? Then let me tell you about a series that recently released on Amazon Prime. What I just finished watching is probably the best Hindi series you’ll find in the entire library of all streaming services combined. Bandish Bandits takes…

15-08-1947 — India was now Independent.

“At the stroke of the midnight hour, as the world sleeps…”Tryst with Destiny, a speech delivered by Pandit Nehru, resonated with every Indian. The country and its citizens were finally free. 15-08-1947 — India was now Independent. India’s Independence came after centuries of suppression by Mughals & later by Britishers. We let these people rule…

Agents of SHIELD will (not) be back in a moment!

Just watched, the series finale, to what is probably, the best TV series I’ve ever watched.Agents of SHIELD.It’s a highly underrated TV show, just because the first few episodes were lame. What people overlook is how the show changed their own game after The Winter Soldier released. And how, each season, they kept on taking…

Almost? Almost.

Yet again, it stopped at an ‘almost’. Just like the thousand times we’ve started over, Laughed, shared, and came closer, Hoped for longing and belonging, But everytime stopped at an ‘almost’. Something that was ‘almost’ a relationship. Sometime we were ‘almost’ together forever. Somewhere we were ‘almost’ lost with each other. Some place that we…

Diwali 0.5

05.08.2020 is a special date for Hinduism & its people. Today was the first step after the victory of India’s history. A much awaited decision, used as a manifesto by every political party for decades, a reason for religious disputes, and also as a joke material by the so-called comedians, was finally taken by the…

A Celebration of Music from Coco

Coco is probably one of the best films made by Pixar. My personal favorite animated film of all time. If you’ve watched the film, you very likely have also cried near the end when “Remember Me” plays, and probably also danced a little on “Un Poco Loco”. There were a lot of artists who worked…

Dil Bechara: We Miss You, Sushant!

I’m conflicted right now. Do I talk about the movie, or do I talk about late Sushant Singh Rajput? It took me a long time to find words for expressing how much I miss SSR, and despite my post yesterday, I never felt I could do justice to how I feel or what he deserves….

Sushant Singh Rajput: Living in our Memories

Sushant.It’s been more than a month from when the tragic news reached us. From when you took the unfortunate step.Since that day, I have had many failed attempts in penning this down. I don’t know what led you to take that step. We, as a society, make it very hard for celebrities to have a…

Untitled Hindi Poem – #1

आज फिर मैंने दिल को मना लिया, जो दर्द था, उससे अंदर छुपा लिया। उसकी वजह से हुआ आज मुझे दर्द, नहीं होनी चाहिए उससे इसकी खबर। इस दर्द को छुपाने के लिए, ले आया मैं चेहरे पे मुस्कुराहट। मेरा चेहरा पढ़ लेती, इसलिए करा मैंने मिलने से इंकार, फोन पर भी रोक लिया आवाज़…

Delhi – Raat din yahaan shor sharaaba!

Delhi. The city I was born in, and the city I grew up in. Delhi is known for it’s share of bad things – pollution; abusive language; traffic jams; and a lot more.But I love Delhi. It’s a city with rich history, dating back to the Mughal era. It’s true that from any point in…