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Ghajini, Slumdog Millionaire

GHAJINI **** Feral. That’s the first word that leapt to my mind watching Aamir last night. There comes a time when change is necessary. When you feel the staleness of familiarity wash over you and it isn’t pleasant…

A Christmas gift

Anger. Resentment. Hatred. War. Terrorism. This is all that fills the news these days. Well, this Christmas, I'd like to bring to your attention a story that appeared in the papers a few weeks ago; a story you may have misse…

Heartstrings

I saw the ring today after so long. I stared at it unblinkingly as various conflicting emotions flooded my senses simultaneously. A heaviness descended gently, settling in my heart and leaving me short of breath even as the w…

Below is the link of an article that I came across yesterday... Kasab writes to Pak High Commission for legal aid You're kidding me, right ? We got this guy redhanded.. we got the pics, we got the bodies of his victims, th…

I wish you could see it

I deliberately refrained from writing anything for awhile. I was in a pretty bad state emotionally. December blues had set in, to be precise, with big events occurring, both in and outside the operation theatre, that had repercus…

Our Learning curve

In my internship days, I had to look after a ward full of old men who’d come for a cataract camp. Due to the overflow, the operations were spread out over a week. On this particular morning, I woke up late and rushed through the …

We could use some help, Mr God

Dear Mr God, I know you’re not answering my calls or reading my letters , but I just needed to tell you a few things today... because I know you listen even if you don’t reply. You and I.. we've played this game before, af…

What dreams may come

BLAAM !!! There is a pattern to everything. A synchronicity bound to every object and being that we come across. Even in the variations , these patterns persist. I’ve known all the ways my front door moans in acknowledgemen…

Dostana - ****

I don’t remember the last time it’s happened. No, not two mainstream stars going gay onscreen. I’m talking about the last time Bollywood has actually taken inspiration from a Hollywood film and actually done a better job of it…

Thank you, Orkutheroes.

Orkutheroes.com reviewed me.  I am pleasantly surprised. I am humbled. I am shy. I am grateful. I am blushing... have you seen a brown guy blush ? Not a pretty sight.. we just go darker maroon. I am wondering if there is …

The light at the end of the tunnel

117,348,309 people voted. But the world celebrated. 66% of the youth voted for change. Finally. Dear Americans, don’t kid yourself that this Presidency was important as a change for you alone. This was important as a change for a…

Once upon a time, I fell in love with a girl on Tv. She was the girl of my dreams. As my horizons broadened, so did the number of times I fell in love... As the years passed by, memories of infatuations passed away, replaced by …

The sweet noise of a lady bitching while haggling about the price of fish, which at 250 bucks a scrawny piece, ought to be tied on a gold chain and worn around the neck for weddings. The smell of a good roasting shawarma at …

The Confession.

New month, new beginning. Well, expect a lot more short stories this month. I don't know how I'm gonna find the time or creativity, but I'm gonna try for the Nanowrimo again this year. And since I haven't had the …