In India along with books of chick-lit genre written by the ilks of Chetan Bhagat, the books of another genre that sell well are those based on the characters of our mythologies like Ramayana and Mahabharata. Some authors like Devdutt Patnaik call their books as re-tellings, which of course is nothing new. Retelling is perhaps … Continue reading how far can one deviate in retelling our mythologies?
surprises on the way – photo essay
Kahin door jab din dhal jae ... Driving from Mangaluru to Murudeshwar on NH - 66 is awesome in it self - provided you ignore the typical bad patches on any Indian Road that is under repair- or not under repair. (In India some roads are perpetually under repair 😀 ). I have travelled on … Continue reading surprises on the way – photo essay
In those good old days of Doordarshan raj, I never had a fight with my wife for the remote, it being still a remote possibility when I had my first TV. Otherwise also you could not fight as there was no alternate channel to switch to. While watching the Bengali Movie Dhananjoy (with subtitles) a … Continue reading doordarshan days