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Earth 1947 :Movie

Earth 1947 :Movie

Just finished watching Earth 1947.. For the uninitiated, it is a movie directed by Deepa Mehta, released in 1998.. set in Lahore in 1947, and runs through the partition phase, spanning over a few months.. starring Nandita Das as Shanta the Aaya, Aamir as Dil Nawaz, fondly called Ice candy […]

by June 13, 2016 Articles, Review
Ijaazat : Movie

Ijaazat : Movie

नसीर, रेखा और अनुराधा पटेल की इजाज़त.. देखी और बस सोचती रह गई.. गुलज़ार की इस फ़िल्म को हम में से ज़्यादतर लोग माया के किरदार की वजह से जानते हैं… मेरा कुछ सामान तुम्हारे पास पड़ा है.. को कौन भुला सकता है… पर जब से मैंने ये मूवी देखी, […]

by June 12, 2016 Articles, Review
Glass jars

Glass jars

At times, we feel so lonely, as if we are the only person alive on an uninhabited island after a shipwreck. Though, it would be an adventure, imagining yourself as Tom Hanks, single handedly, carving out a life on a lonely island, I do understand that for us, normal people, […]

by June 1, 2016 Articles
Constructive Criticism

Constructive Criticism

Stumbled upon a complex phrase today : Constructive Criticism. What is it, I am trying to decipher without success. Everyone loves being admired, praised, being talked about, appreciated but a few frank words may change our entire outlook. It’s never easy to digest a cutting analysis, howsoever deep in import […]

by May 10, 2016 Articles
Expectations

Expectations

All my life, I have been expecting. Expecting a good life, expecting happiness, cooperation, love, respect, appreciation, approval. All my actions have hitherto been done with an eye on the result. If I am moving a file in the office, I expect it to be approved as such by my […]

by January 11, 2016 Articles
Life Lessons

Life Lessons

Life is not about meeting others’ expectations or competing with them. It is all about exploring yourself. The world may best be described as a school, where hundreds of students are learning important life lessons. No one is inferior or superior, though the superficial grade system does categorize them into […]

by January 9, 2016 Articles
Dawn

Dawn

There are mornings when we get up and feel great despite the fact that nothing has changed. You have still got up late, the clock is running ahead, there is no time left to enjoy a leisurely bath or prepare a hefty breakfast. You have to run ahead of yourself […]

by January 7, 2016 Articles
Positive Self Talk

Positive Self Talk

On the very first day of this year, I talked about being a Creative Visualizer i.e. I unknowingly keep imagining things and how events will shape up. It comes naturally to me. I have been indulging in self talk for a long time and it has been a constant presence […]

by January 6, 2016 Articles