Entertainment

If Mahabharata was a big budget Bollywood movie…

IR #076 I grew up watching the Mahabharata series on TV brought to us by B.R Chopra and Ravi Chopra, not the modern renditions on the various TV channels today. It caught my imagination and was glued to every one of the 45 minute episodes. The popularity was so high that you could also rent… Continue reading If Mahabharata was a big budget Bollywood movie…

Thoughts & Ramblings

Why I would love to work with Arnab Goswami in his new venture.

IR #075 Love him or hate him, you just can't ignore him... This statement cannot be more apt for someone other than Arnab Goswami. He is one of those news anchors who not only changed the face of Indian journalism (sensationalism to some) but slowly and surely claimed the coveted 9 pm slot as his… Continue reading Why I would love to work with Arnab Goswami in his new venture.

Thoughts & Ramblings

5 things I hope to teach my son about life

IR #072 I recently became a dad for the first time. Dad to a cute, cuddly, extremely expressive little boy whom we named Nivaan Nair. I always envisioned what I would do as a father way before I actually got married and could have legal kids of my own. In fact, I looked forward to… Continue reading 5 things I hope to teach my son about life

Politics & Dirty Business

JNU debacle clearly shows why political parties should be kept away from campus politics

IR #066 I have never had the chance to participate in campus politics as a student as both the universities or campuses I attended for my graduation and post graduation were politics free zones. My second post graduation in Malta gave me the opportunity to indulge in the same but the issues and ideologies were… Continue reading JNU debacle clearly shows why political parties should be kept away from campus politics

Entertainment

Filmfare awards ceremony does nothing more than showcase mediocrity

IR #063 A lot has been said on this topic and I rarely paid heed to much of what was said or written because of 2 reasons. I felt that Bollywood hardly makes movies with new concepts anymore. If anyone felt that non commercial cinema can make an impact on the awards scene battling mainstream… Continue reading Filmfare awards ceremony does nothing more than showcase mediocrity