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

city le lo, bhai, city ..

So while I write several words about hawkers, Teja does this. The hawker selling the city by the lake. City-wala, would we call him? Or builder? Acrylic on canvas, 24″x36″, … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

jab tak hain jaan (2012) – you look just the same

The Khan trio by dint of fate are born in the same year as me. For that reason alone, I’ve watched their failures and successes with a sense of camaraderie, … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 32 Comments

hips never lie

So, the other day, I had a hip into a man’s face. Then, a hand up a man’s thigh. A couple of hand brushings. A pat on a man’s head. … Continue reading

February 19, 2009 · 8 Comments

Copy Chris, Paste Ghajini

Teja decided to take Christopher Nolan with us to see ‘Ghajini‘. I said: “Is that a good idea?” Teja said: “Well, it’s a copy of his film, so … “ … Continue reading

January 8, 2009 · 44 Comments

1, 2, 9 or 10?

Poor Suzi in ‘The Evening in Paris‘, the heroine Deepa’s twin sister, lost in childhood. Not only does the hero, Sam detest her for smoking, drinking, and asking for a … Continue reading

September 22, 2008 · 19 Comments

The Humble Mosquito

Yesterday, Teja scolded me for sitting on my script, in the hope that it would hatch into a film with my body warmth. In 2 months, I have sent the … Continue reading

August 25, 2008 · 16 Comments

Staroids

* Drawing from ‘The Star’ series, by Teja .

August 11, 2008 · 7 Comments

Traffic Jam

When I say: “I’m sure, there must be a traffic cop ahead, Teja. I’m telling you. They always create a jam.” – Sometimes Teja clenches his teeth and wonders how … Continue reading

August 9, 2008 · 4 Comments
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