Category Archives: General

First CURTAIN CALL – a nice experience

This year. I have been slow in reading books. I have been focusing my energies and devoting time to two yet to be finished project. I picked up ‘CURTAIN CALL’- Compiled and edited by Rafaa Dalvi and published under ‘Half-Baked beans’ featuring stories by 20 storytellers, on request of one of the authors ( Sanhita… Read More »

Stop writing the print epitaph.

Last week, newspapers were in focus. I read this article ‘What If the Newspaper Industry Made a Colossal Mistake?’ by Jack Shafer, POLITICO’s senior media writer and ‘The Slow, Painful Death of the Media’s Cash Cow’ by Megan McArdle, Bloomberg View columnist. They made some valid points. The inference was too simplistic. According to them… Read More »

BIGGBOSS 10 – WILL ‘AAM AADAMI’ BE THE BIGGEST LOSER

BIG BOSS is back this Sunday. ‘Season 10’ is testimony to the popularity, impact and connect the show with the audience. The format remained static for long. People like me cribbed and raised our voices to increase the non-celebrity quotient. I am happy that finally the AAM ADAMI (common man) will be making a honourable… Read More »

‘M S DHONI- A story that will never be told’- Movie review.

There are many images of MSD (played by Sushant Singh Rajput) etched in Indian Cricket lovers and follower’s mind. One of them is the Cricket World Cup against Srilanka, The T-20 world cup against Pakistan, The famed helicopter shot, Dhoni leaving the ball under his legs for a run out or not leaving the ball… Read More »

Model Village approach needed in Rural CSR

If one was to believe the rural masses and the message that comes loud and clear, then there is nothing called Corporate Social Responsibility. There are NGOs and charities but no CSR. The rural masses are clear that the need of CSR is seen as the failure of GSR or Government Social Responsibility. Truly so,… Read More »

RANG DEY MUJHE PINKAVA. PINK- MOVIE REVIEW

This is a film every person above a certain age should see. Censor board may believe the age to be over 18 and give it a UA certificate. I clearly think otherwise. I pray that the Government declares it TAXFREE, and the LANGUAGE DUBS are shown across the nation. NO, it is still not a… Read More »

Be selfish- put yourself before everything else

Life has always been demanding. The demands increase with time. You have been misguided if you believe that finally there will be a day when you will have more time at hand. It is tough to find a balance, and it is very easy to let life get out of control. Chaos, anxiety, stress are… Read More »