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

shareef badmaash (1973) – a film that inspires 2 posts

I wrote about ‘Shareef Badmaash’ today, then remembered that I had written about it before. It was almost exactly 3 years ago. I had pretty much the same things to … Continue reading

June 26, 2014 · 6 Comments

indian birthdays defy calculation

As I slide gently, inexorably towards five-zero, my conversations, more and more, seem to take on a note of pontification. We could be talking about a movie, a dress, a … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 23 Comments

that’s a little bit about me – at ftii people

So, I have finally done one of those ‘Stardust’ like interviews, all about me. Please go read at FTII People. http://www.ftiipeople.com/?p=1122   And me, with a ‘Stardust’ worthy hat. :)

May 25, 2014 · 6 Comments

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

naya nasha, 1973 – smoking hot or pot?

Boredom. If Amitabh Bachchan tells you, in his on-the-cusp-of-being-successful-even-if-you-don’t-know-it-yet-since-it’s-1973 voice that Boredom is the malaise of the 70s, you believe it. Even if this boredom theory comes right after a … Continue reading

March 29, 2014 · 14 Comments

through a looking glass

So a few things happened in the last couple of weeks. I write about the good things. Even when I write about bad things, I write in a way that … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · 8 Comments

holi outside ftii

There were quite a few of us missing FTII like crazy. I mean, it’s Holi night, you are dancing, and you ought to be near the Wisdom Tree, not an … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · 6 Comments
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