This post is inspired by the Bollywood movie ‘Begum Jaan’. The movie revolves around a brothel in midst of India and Pakistan partition. The focus is majorly on the brothel and the lives of the women living there. It is such a hard hitting movie for a lot of reasons. It raises important questions and… Continue reading Let’s talk about Prostitution!
I woke up at 6AM in a sleepy state. My alarm had gone off for the 2nd time now. My train is at 7.15AM. It takes all my energy to wake up from the bed. I get to the washroom, get fresh and just when we are about to leave, my Mama announces that the… Continue reading The guy on the Train
So I asked a question on Quora, as to why there were no temples of Lord Brahma when He is, in fact the Creator. To look at it, there are no festivals or occasions after him. Neither did I know of any of His forms. Vishnu, as the Preserver had various forms and played an… Continue reading Indian Mythology: Why are there no Bramha temples
Although, the hurt is gone. Your memories still remain. I guess it always will. Thus, sometimes, just sometimes, I wish you were here. Here to sit and talk endlessly about random things. To look into my eyes and smile. To say that I look beautiful, even though I am hugely imperfect. To laugh at stupid… Continue reading Sometimes, I wish you were here.
I have been shifted to another cabin at office last week. Yesterday, my boss was talking with someone who had come to see him. At times, he speaks really loud. My new cabin and his cabin is separated only by a wall. Therefore, while sitting in my new cabin, I could hear him talk. Though I… Continue reading Are you listening?
All Hindus at some point of time would have heard or read about Mahabharat. We all know about the Kurukshetra war and the epic battle. The story we heard or read was widely narrative by a third person point of view. The Palace of Illusions by Chitra Banerjee narrates the epic from Draupadi’s point of… Continue reading Quote of the day – The Palace of Illusions
There are 1,387 functioning jails in India as of December, 2014 stats. The number would be in some thousands/lakhs considering prisons all over the world. But how many of us are trapped? We don't need prisons to feel captured. A lot of us are trapped with - ideas which we aren't able to implement, jobs… Continue reading Jails aren’t the only prisons!
What can happen in a year? Possibly a lot. When you look back, every day looks the same. Nothing significant happens each day. Nevertheless, something small happens each day. As I have read 'You put one leg after the other and you have climbed a mountain'. Starting from crawling, taking those small steps, feeble attempts… Continue reading First Anniversary! 🎉🎊
Abraham collapses and gets lost in the ghost times. The only question muddling in his head was, Why was he asked to plant that idea in Varun's mind. He was beginning to realize, it was not completely safe to trust on the commands, there should be some way to negotiate with those commands, he thought.… Continue reading E05 RUN: The only choice
Yesterday at office, one of my colleague had cold and cough. Let’s call her P. This is something usual, considering her lack of rest and change in climatic conditions. So, few of us tried to make her feel better in whatever little manner we could – we increased the temperature of the A/C, gave her… Continue reading Love in its purest form – Mother!