Hawas (1974) – every night, a new man

I’ve been watching ‘Hawas’ (Saawan Kumar Tak, 1974) over 4 months now. It’s just one of those films which are so good, you need to savour the goodness slowly. Don’t gulp down, don’t swallow un-chewed. There are a lot of shenanigans that go on in the film, around a diamond necklace, worth 50 million rupees, that Kamini (Bindu) owns. The nitty-gritty of that plot is … Continue reading Hawas (1974) – every night, a new man

and i am not even close to finishing

Day Zero of Solitary Writing Camp I am excited about the air hostess with small eyes made slanting almonds with loads of eyeliner, and her strong voice that teases everyone, promising not sex, oh, that would be too obvious but maybe longer conversations, giggles and shared secrets and the pretty East Coast Road which I see between bouts of dozing off and the pink damp walls … Continue reading and i am not even close to finishing