Reviews of False Ceilings and the Grilling

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It has been little over a month since my novel was launched. The reviews started trickling in around two weeks back and have been mostly positive. The reviewers have been generous in praising the story, the characters, prose and the descriptions. Writing a family saga had its own challenges but I enjoyed each and every

Harry Potter and the half blood prince – Movie Review

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I was quite adamant to see this movie on IMAX and in 3D and not in some ordinary theatre. What surprised me was that the booking of the movie opened last month on the 15th. Yes, you read it right! That is when the enormity of the mania hit me. And to make things worse,

Monsters vs Aliens

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A movie review of an animation film is the last thing you could expect out of me. But this movie is special, mainly because I wanted to watch something crazy this weekend and secondly because this is MY FIRST 3D MOVIE!!!! Susan Murphy (Reese Witherspoon) is a happy girl who is about to get married

A to Z of Bollywood Movies

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When I did the A to Z of movies tag, I was accused of being an "Angrez" because none of the movies which I listed were from Bollywood. Well, I did that deliberately! :P I have watched more Bollywood movies than anyone can imagine!! Secondly, I must admit that this is the cruelest tag I

The A to Z of movies

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  Another tag!!! :D And as interesting as the previous one! Lallopallo and Poonam tagged me to list an alphabetical list of my favorite films, one for each letter of the alphabet. I am doing this tag purely for Hollywood movies because including Bollywood movies here would be like comparing apples and oranges. I

A Wednesday – Movie Review

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There are some movies which make you stand up and clap. Movies which stand out as examples as to how powerful the medium of Cinema can be. Movies which symbolise our times and go down in the history as cult movies. A Wednesday is one such movie. Quite frankly, when I woke up this morning,

Rock On – Movie Review

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Some old photographs in a box - forgotten friends and dreams - a compromised life - success without happiness - a chance meeting with an old friend and nothing to talk - picking up the pieces of an unfinished story - that's Rock on. Many of us have gone through such feelings, when we have

A Thousand Splendid Suns – Book Review

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One could not count the moons that shimmer on her roofs, Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls. While I was reading The Kite Runner, I wondered how much pain the author himself had to go through in his life to write this story? Its said that you can't understand the pain

Best of Bollywood in 2007

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Its awards season again and Bollywood came up with quite a number of choices in 2007. And yes, this list does not contain Om Shanti Om. The last time you heard the name of this movie on this post was in the previous line. It also does not contain movies like Welcome and