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Thoughts on PK – Some Questions for Raju Hirani and Amir Khan

PK is a thought-provoking movie. It’s thought-provoking enough to lead me to write this post although I’ve watched several thought-provoking movies in the past without making an effort to write about them. But PK is special. The official trailers described

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For the Love of a River

There is something about a river that draws me to it. I yearn to be by the side of a river somewhere, anywhere. To stare into its glittering evanescence, always changing and yet always its same fluid self—gives me a

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Love of the Land

“It will come to you, this love of the land. There’s no gettin’ away from it if you’re Irish.” – Gerald O’Hara in Gone with the Wind My friends and I went out to watch Kamal Haasan’s Vishwaroopam yesterday. While

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No Time to Grieve

I was told that ancient Hindus allowed time for everything. In life one was expected to experience all the emotions – joy, sadness, anger, fear, hope, betrayal – and that, they believed, was the key to self-realisation. As an apparent

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Marital Mayhem

Clad in a gaudy red benarasi saree, (which still makes me wonder what Rhett Butler would have said about it) and yellow metal all over me, with thick flower garlands thrown in for a good measure, and a tinsel veil

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