Raped For Being Me

I love Veronica. Remember her from Homi Adajania’s Cocktail? The character played with such confidence by Deepika Padukone. While watching the movie I said out loud, ‘Hey! That’s me! I say that too!’. When the ...

Where’s My Durga Puja Mojo

"Aren't you doing anything? It is Durga Puja!!!" "What do you want me to do? Go out in this traffic? Wear a sari? What would, in your definition, constitute 'doing something' for Durga Puja?" "Ever the cynic....

The Kingfisher

I think of those orphan moments when I feel content loving you. Feel that everything in the universe is exactly in the right place. But only in a few orphan moments. The days we come face to face there are no q...

In Retrospect

I dug out an old email account today. Dutifully changed passwords, filled in a retarded questionnaire just so as I could retrieve the long dysfunctional account. I have not used it in ages, clearly, even though...