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A baby changes your life... Lots of people told me this would happen when I was pregnant. "Enjoy your pregnancy," they'd warn, "having a baby changes everything." I would nod politely, but I didn't qu...
This indie, which has received several positive reviews on the film festival circuit, is a drama on the complex relationship between three men.
It needed much coaxing, cajoling and finally outright threats—of the "no single malt and no kebabs" variety—to get my father to agree to a cardiac check-up at AIIMS (All India Institute of...
Amidst all the chaos of Tinder and when everyone seems to losing hope in the happily-ever-after (just look at Brad and Angelina... we thought they were the real thing), here I am in New York, still cl...
Humans of Bombay
I have inherited a lot of my father's traits, both physically and emotionally. I have inherited his sense of guilt, fear and worthlessness; he has left me his legacy of depression. For the longest time, I couldn't imagine what my father must have gone through when he took the final step. But in a terrifying way these days, I somehow can. Earlier I judged him for taking his own life. Now I both sympathize and empathize. And that is scary. Yet, I fight…
Cynics, keep that romantic idealism intact.
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Somewhere deep down, everyone is an adarsh kid.
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It's been weeks since Tinder released its 'sanskaari' ad. Our lot has survived Tinder's attempts to repair its hymen before the doli leaves the verandah. As the (self-appointed) chronicler of the lov...
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Don't go on pretending and laughing while your heart is crying. Don't smile if your eyes are full of tears. Don't be inauthentic, because by being inauthentic you are simply protecting your wounds from being healed. Your whole being will become rotten.
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There is an app for everything now, including of course, dating. In fact there are quite a few dating apps, and some such as Tinder, OkCupid and Grindr -- meant to connect seeking singles -- have fou...
When I was little, my father made sure that I had everything I wanted, from Naturo candy bars to colourful storybooks. Every night, we would sit for hours and talk about my day at school, his favourite Indian comedy shows or my fights with my brother.