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Ghoul, Netflix, Review

Ghoul, Netflix, Review

Ghoul on Netflix caught my attention after I saw my brother watching it. The name sounded  familiar, though initially I thought it meant Pret, but later remembered that it’s actually Pishaach, a blood sucking figure, often alluded to in mythology. So finally there is a Netflix original series on a […]

by August 26, 2018 Articles, Review
The Blue Umbrella, Movie

The Blue Umbrella, Movie

आसमानी रंग का बड़ा सा जापानी छाता और उसे लेकर इतराती छोटी सी बिनिया.. मंत्रमुग्ध से गांव वाले और लालच भरी नज़रों से छाते को ताकता नंदकिशोर खत्री चाय वाला.. जब मैंने ब्लू अंब्रेला देखनी शुरू की, तो केवल रस्किन बॉन्ड घूम रहे थे दिमाग में.. आखिर उन्ही की किताब […]

by August 23, 2018 Articles, Review
Crown Season 2, Netflix

Crown Season 2, Netflix

It’s human nature to try and recreate pleasurable experiences. Be it a walk in the gardens, a delicious food item, a book, piece of an art or an interesting movie that withheld our attention and proved to be a loveable delightful experience. We, as humans tend to gravitate towards the […]

by August 17, 2018 Articles, Review
Wild Wild Country, Netflix

Wild Wild Country, Netflix

Osho, a name synonymous with spirituality and philosophy, far removed from the orthodoxy of religions, propagating the doctrines of love, trust and bliss among individuals. Yes, this is what I believed in ever since I read his short books and listened to his discourses available on Youtube. I was enamored […]

by August 13, 2018 Articles, Review
The Kingmaker’s Daughter, Philippa Gregory

The Kingmaker’s Daughter, Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory’s The Kingmaker’s Daughter, is the story of nine year old Anne, born into the great Neville family and destined to be the Queen of England, going through hell and heaven, fulfilling her dreams and dying untimely at 28. The novel spanning more than 400 pages has a magnetic […]

by August 8, 2018 Review
102 Not Out, Movie

102 Not Out, Movie

दूर बजते ढोल पर थिरकना और पास में चहचहाते पंछियों को अनदेखा करना, इंसानी फितरत ही ठहरी.. अक्सर जो लोग हमसे दूर हों या हमारे सम्मान और प्रेम को अधिक तवज्जो न देते हों, हम उनकी ही नज़रों में चढ़ने का प्रयास करते रहते हैं.. शायद कोई लुकीछिपी कुंठा है […]

by July 11, 2018 Review
The Big Book of Animal Stories, Ruskin Bond

The Big Book of Animal Stories, Ruskin Bond

Roaring Tigers, Squeaking Eagles, Prowling Bears to Whistling Thrushes, name the creature and you will find it lurking in “The Big Book of Animal Stories by Ruskin Bond”, my current read. Though the title is a misnomer. Neither the book is big nor are the stories. In fact, it is […]

by July 8, 2018 Review
The Overcoat, Nikolai Gogol

The Overcoat, Nikolai Gogol

Can a piece of cloth be immortalized? Can a wardrobe item be given so much importance that it’s loss kills the owner? And can a story about preparation, possession and subsequent theft of an Overcoat, be so elaborate as to cover almost 20 pages? Yes, it can be. Only if […]

by July 5, 2018 Review