Review: Sikandernama – Enjoyable work of fiction

Sikandernama is a book based on Greek sources elaborating the life of Alexander the Great – aka Sikander in India. It details the life of the great ruler in very descriptive and historical prose way. His quest to conquer the world as we know it today was ambitious. This focused drive to achieve the near…

Short Film Review – Khidkee – An Eye Opener

Ever wondered how Human Perceptions are built? Psychology defines it as the process by which the brain interprets and organizes the chaos that bombards our senses, is formed and how it affects our memories. Dealing with this chaos is a very dear friend, Rohan Kanawade’s latest short-film, Khidkee. I was recently invited for a private screening of…

Review: The Legend of Laxmi Prasad

Twinkle Khanna for the second time brings anecdotal stories inspired from her own life experiences. She also writes about stories she’s come across in her daily life, which is very simple but have a certain tasteful flavour of humility and simplicity. This quality to her writing and her books make them a quick, enjoyable, ‘i finished it in one day’ kind of a read. 

Movie Review - Lipstick Under My Burkha - You Will Smile, But Also Not Forget To Weep, As You Relate To This Honest Drama!

Movie Review – Lipstick Under My Burkha – You Will Smile, But Also Not Forget To Weep, As You Relate To This Honest Drama!.

Why do women wearing ‘burkha’ need to wear ‘lipstick’? Why does a Burkha-clad woman like wearing denim? How can a woman be ambitious? Why does a 50-something widow still have sexual desires? After a long controversial battle with Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), Film-maker Alankrita Srivastava’s Lipstick Under My Burkha, has finally hit the…