Talking about the stereotypical depiction of India in Western literature and films he writes, “India remained a nebulous entity to the West; a vast amorphism that refused to take on a semblance of the familiar… The few films about India from the West only helped to strengthen this feeling… And once again, in novels too […]
As the brash arc of youthful adulthood begins to wan. It’s like discovering yourself in a corridor you would have sworn you’d never been in before — yet you know it.
Independence of independent films – REELS – LESS – TRAVELED http://homegrown.co.in/reels-less-travelled-indian-indie-films-you-should-watch/ “An intrepid monk speaks of existential euphemisms and internet puns in a single breath. An investment banker, on a self-taken sabbatical, comes to the city of Mumbai, only to fall for a photographer recluse and be persuaded by a Dhobi she earnestly befriends. The […]
“I’ve always been slightly short with people who say, ‘You haven’t written anything again,’ as if all the nonfiction I’ve written is not writing,” Arundhati Roy said.
“Even concubinage has been corrupted―by marriage.” ―Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
Life, this endless conversation with yourself Silent, in sanity, audible in madness.
About Bombay- We don’t belong here… The island city was reclaimed from the sea The Sea will take it back, one day. We are all passer bys migrants, drifters, dreamers, fortune seekers, time travelers, anchored for a while till we set sail again The map is constantly being redrawn yesterday it was an archipelago of […]
I shudder to think this man could be our future PM. Here’s what Ashis Nandy had to say when he interviewed Modi after the 2002 Gujarat pogrom: “Modi, it gives me no pleasure to tell the readers, met virtually all the criteria that psychiatrists, psycho-analysts and psychologists had set up after years of empirical work […]