Before Midnight (2013) Movie Review

The thing about being in love is that we can never forgive ourselves for it. To open yourself up to something which requires you to be so intensely, frighteningly vulnerable, so transparent to someone else – another human being at that, a living breathing farting sweating monument to fallibility and weakness- the rational mind baulks…

The 20 Principles of Life

Every human being is made up of a code of ethics, which he or she follows – consciously or subconsciously. After all, what is a life without a set of beliefs which are neither inherited nor enforced upon – beliefs that you were not born with but beliefs that you acquired through your own experiences. 

Monster Heart part 3/3 – the finale

‘I am really sorry,’ Riyaaz said again. Seeing the situation getting better, Salma controlled her tears. ‘Yes Sir, we should have been cautious,’ her voice was still choked, ‘we sincerely apologise.’ ‘Never mind,’ Abhigyaan nodded at them, ‘I think you should go now. It’s not safe riding a bike with a lady so late at…

Monster Heart – short story – part 2/3

Srijit stood in the basement car-park, smoking a cigarette, waiting for his friend to turn up. He was about to take out his cell when Abhigyaan appeared at the entry – his white pyajamas changed into denims, a dazzling silver Rolex watch shining on his right wrist with the kurta sleeves rolled up, and the…

Monster Heart – a short story…

“Love of all passions is the strongest. It attacks the senses and cripples them of reason.” PART – ONE It was 8:30 in the morning. The Jet Airways flight cruised down the Chhatrapati Shivaji Domestic Airport. Within a few moments, a man was seen running across the runway, without heeding the ground instruction, not waiting…

Love Is A Sour Emotion….

At the onset, let me clarify that though this post might draw reference to Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (a film I absolutely adore) or Ekk Deewana Tha (I am yet to see it), it is neither a review of either of them nor a comparative analysis between the two. This post is purely about the sour emotion…