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

you need fruit and nuts

There are phases in life when nothing seems to fit. You are restless, bored, frustrated, anxious, oh hang it, let’s not beat around the bush, you are unhappy. And of … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 9 Comments

come embrace me, says life

This one is for Beth and Anu. The old man sitting under the tree is not young. His dimples have long disappeared under chubby cheeks. His eyes are still soft … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

doing the money dance

Every year I learn something new while doing our accounts. There I have been walking straight ahead, putting one foot before the other, like most human beings who learn to … Continue reading

December 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

the colour of happiness

I don’t particularly feel old because I am 49. But the slipping away of joys makes me feel old. And when I don’t fight for my happiness, I feel weary. … Continue reading

December 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

so, yaadein (2001)

Suppose you brought back some blue, moldy cheese from France, which in its stinking fulsomeness, fetched you many suspicious and angry glances through the flight. You have been brought up … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 8 Comments

some nostalgia toh banta hain if you watch ‘yaadein’

Yesterday, Dhanno and I watched ‘Yaadein’ (2001). Amongst other things which we shall talk about in another post, was the most laughable editing I have seen in a film. As … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

finding fanny, daawat-e-ishq, khoobsurat (2014) – and Dhanno says

Dhanno thought that the people who made ‘Finding Fanny’ “were  so happy with the look of the film, oh how pretty everything is, and these quaint characters, and Deepika against … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 10 Comments
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