Monthly Archives: August 2016

My Favourite Season.

We are in the middle of my favourite season, the monsoon. As I write this, there is a lull but the met promises rains back again from later this weekend. The monsoon in Pune starts by the first week of … Continue reading

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Rustom.

The current hot favourite of the Hindi film goer, Rustom is a movie that will be popular with the young and the old for two very different reasons. For the older folk like me who remember the Nanavati murder case … Continue reading

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Raman Raghav II

Due to all kinds of problems, I was unable to see this film when it was released in our theaters. I was however told by very discerning filmgoers that I must see it and so procured a DVD and saw … Continue reading

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The Namesake.

A new commentator to my blog, janey canuck, through her comments on my post The Rabbit Hole got me interested in seeing this film at home yesterday. I had read the novel when it was released in 2003 and had … Continue reading

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The Association Of Small Bombs.

This is a rather unusual title of a novel that I have just finished reading. It takes one Hindu family, one Muslim family, and other characters including some terrorists and puts them all together to come up with a remarkable … Continue reading

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My Favourite Vehicle.

My favourite vehicle currently is an auto rickshaw. They are ubiquitous in Pune where I live and I can always get one just fifty meters away from my home. They take me to the most crowded parts of the city … Continue reading

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