Kai Po Che Starring: Raj Kumar Yadav, Sushant Singh Rajput, Amit Sadh & Amrita Puri Director: Abhishek Kapoor Producer: Disney UTV Motion Pictures Runtime: Forever…phew! Rating: ** (By Ronak Kotecha) Foreword: If the promos of this film led you to believe that it’s another ‘Rang De Basanti’ or ‘3 Idiots’ in the making, let meContinue reading “Cut it out!”
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Making Christmas count
Christmas for me has always been a festival closely associated with the new year’s eve. While in school, I looked forward to the week long carnival where the young and the stylish catholics in my area would converge upon my school and the adjoining church. The carnival used to replete with music, colours, fashion shows,Continue reading “Making Christmas count”
Coronary Arterial Bypass Graft (CABG) – A stitch in time?
MY dad’s years of “good health” came crashing down 2 weeks back when an ECG report showed an inferior myocardial infarction or a mild heart attack – this was old..On Apr 30 he had a dizzy spell when I was in Pune – as it turns out, it actually was an attack – “silent” attackContinue reading “Coronary Arterial Bypass Graft (CABG) – A stitch in time?”
On Family Duty
Weekends – my only time to have some me time but then that’s also the time when my family me drive them around – not just around – half way across the town all the way from Charni Road to Kandivili coz that;s where scores of my mamas, maasis, aunties, uncles grannies etc live –Continue reading “On Family Duty”
It’s that time of the year again when Mumbai comes alive to the beats of Navratri. Time for city’s young and restless & some not so young yet restless to grove to Gujarati folk interspersed with choicest Bollywood tracks belted out by Falguni Pathak and the others who couldn’t make it big in Bollywood. InContinue reading “GARBA GROUPISM!”
Reality show called Marriage!
May 23rd 2010 — it was the day I witnessed a different kind of reality show but this time it was for real or was it? It was the day my little cousin sister got married and was sent off with her husband — quite common, we all see it at all weddings. But whatContinue reading “Reality show called Marriage!”
My Name is Foolish Gullible Media
It’s Saturday and life in Bombay is as normal as it can get…a day after the Shiv Sainiks once again pulled off some cheap stunts to stay in the news, SRK’s extremely mediocre and bland film My Name is Khan has managed to do great business in Bombay, rest of the country and worldwide…now weContinue reading “My Name is Foolish Gullible Media”
It was a typical sunday morning. But the raingods had decided to revisit Mumbai, throwing many a plans out of gear, but I decided to catch ‘Inglorious Basterds’, the latest Tarantino flick showing at a theatre near me. A 2pm show at Regal seemed most apt. So I somehow talked my relecutant bro into going with me. He wanted to watchContinue reading “Misplaced patriotism”
It was like any other credit policy coverage…I reached the reserve bank of India a little before 9am. Gave a LIVE chat at 9am and followed the usual routine of getting the security passes and going in for the embargo etc…the new credit policy was released sharp at 11.15am under ‘strict’ vigil of the centralContinue reading “embarrassment@rbi”
That irritating Tata coverage!
Ratan Tata never had it so good…Ever since the Nano and 26/11 , the guy’s being stalked by the media, every move, every little thing his company does is being lapped up by one and all…from Lemon TV to TV 18..and from Sakaal Times to the Times of India, everybody wants a part of TataContinue reading “That irritating Tata coverage!”