Two Worlds Two Faces – Are We Truly Progressing??

“I live in a world of fantasy, so keep your reality away from me. I see what I want, I want what I see and that is all okay with me.” - Itzah C. Kret Having spent most of my life in metropolitan cities, I can closely relate to this famous quote by Itzah C. [...]

It’s Not A Joke!!!

It can be extremely embarrassing for a nation when people of a respected stature forget to acknowledge the thin line between joke and mockery. That’s exactly what happened in case of our recently crowned Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar. This beauty with brain’s moment of glory and pride was simply wiped away by some insensitive [...]

Is Religious & Cultural Intolerance Killing Entertainment Business????

Our country seems to be in quandary. On one hand there is this NY Times article delineating Indian fashion as a nationalist cause, while on the other hand we have our own people lampooning Deepika Padukone for her costume in the upcoming movie Padmavati that is constantly simmering in controversies. Makes me wonder how many [...]

Cultural Change or Cultural Acceptance – Which Is More Important?

10am I’m reading about the big buzz created around the recently published NY Times article “In India, Fashion Has Become A Nationalist Cause”. It amazes me to see how people can easily weave in politics and religion into anything and everything that has the potential to cause national uproar. I am particularly moved by this [...]

Do I Really Know Who Am I?

I’m their Daughter. I’m her Sister. I’m his Wife. I’m her Mother. I’m their Daughter-In-Law The very moment I’m happy about discovering who I am, the game changes and I’m introduced to a newer side of me… I’m given a new name… a new designation, a new identity and a long list of expectations is [...]