Teja bought me an orange reading lamp, a big one, to suit my aging eyes. I loved the effort he went through to have it delivered home without me catching … Continue reading
I grew up in a household, where goat’s brains were a delicacy, prepared for lunch at least 3 or 4 times a month. Mummy would soak the brains in a … Continue reading
Growing up in Poona, while in school and college, most of us did not have phones at home. A neighbor on our floor had a phone, they were rich. My … Continue reading
This here is for Dipali and this one, most definitely for Memsaab.
The view from my room today evening was like this. A few minutes ago, distracted, I had hung up rather impatiently on Teja. I called him back and said, “I … Continue reading
Shanker sent these 12 years after he clicked them. We were in Daman. Dhanno had her first camera. She was prone to going “fotoo, fotoo” and pushing everyone out of … Continue reading
As you know, the bone-setter has been a part of my childhood memories. I made a set of 4 short films (less than 3 minutes duration) in 2001, for an … Continue reading
Not many of us were too happy on the yellow boat. I was very, very not-happy on the yellow boat. We all felt happier once the yellow boat was in … Continue reading
Something about Pran’s entry in Bimal Roy’s ‘Biraj Bahu‘ (1952) reminded me of my father. Maybe it was the shirt. Or the hair. Because my father was certainly never as … Continue reading
It’s rarely that a film shot on U-matic Hi Band holds its own after 18 years. Sriram Raghavan had a preview screening of his tele-film ‘Raman Raghav’ when we were … Continue reading
If Gabbar Singh were to ever capture me, and Teja coming to the rescue was tied down hand and foot by Gabbar Singh’s henchmen and put at gun-point, he would … Continue reading
at Upperstall Blogs. My confused thoughts on ‘purdah’.
‘Khargosh’ won 3 awards at the Osian festival this year – the Special Mention and the Audience Award and shared the NETPAC-FIPRESCI award. Trisha at Tehelka wrote this.
The worst thing you can do to a girl is saddle her with a sister early on in life. The sister is always going to be more beautiful or more … Continue reading