banno, dhanno and teja in bumm-bumm-bhole-land

message from an absent husband and other such things

During the rehearsal, the videographer locks his camera into my face and goes off for a chat. I squirm in my seat, trying hard not to make faces at my … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · 35 Comments

pvr book-a-show

The Children’s Film Society, India has tied up with PVR Cinemas to release three of its latest films, on book-a-show basis. These are Gattu (directed by Rajan Khosa), Gopi Gawaiya … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

of flying kites and apples

In the last year, Teja and I, between us have erased entire hard disks 3 times, by mistake. There have been smaller misdemeanors on my part, erasing files, moving them … Continue reading

January 16, 2014 · 8 Comments

growing up with the movies

I grew up around Liberty, Novelty, Minerva, Maratha Mandir and Metro. Those were the nicer theaters, we went to every once in a while. The ones with lovely balconies, red … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 32 Comments

i love you, there i said it

“The children show their love in strange ways”, I said to Dhanno. “They will run up excitedly and say ‘pranaam’ and then run off again. It’s not as if they … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 15 Comments

magnum photographers

This actually happened. Though, Teja had to ask them to freeze for a moment. http://vgshah.wordpress.com/2012/08/07/shobha-set-point-ghimtoli-rudraprayag/

August 7, 2012 · 3 Comments

caretaker

Photo by Vivek Shah. Suvari Village, Ghimtoli, Garhwal. Feb 2012. Cross posted on Vivek’s photo-blog, Driftwood. http://vgshah.wordpress.com/

June 27, 2012 · 6 Comments
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