Cheating on Vikram

and Sartaj and Ganesh. I was thrilled last year when I got hold of a copy of Vikram Chandra’s Sacred Games shortly after it was released, and resolved to go back to reading before sleep each night. But work and waking hours grew longer and longer, sleep became more and more elusive, add to that […]

I can’t help it…

I’ve got wedding fever. It’s non-stop on Star News and NDTV, the cars driving in and out of Jalsa, the honivallee Mrs. 2.0’s doli arriving, the glimpses of the alternating dark and light green fabric adorning the entryway inside the gates, the strings and strings of lights, even from the Rai family apartment building, yes, […]

Coming soon: Amu

  Saw a screening of the Shonali Bose film tonight, with Konkona Sensharma in the lead role. It releases in the U.S. next month, starting in NY on May 25, and in LA on June 15. Stay tuned for a review and more in the next few weeks.

Shakalaka Boom Boom

Awful.   Boring.   Repetitious.   Everyone looks bad.   Bobby Deol’s a musician who’s driven to extremes by his jealousy for Upen Patel (who acts mainly with his shoulders).   Kangana Ranaut and Celina Jaitley are the interchangeable bimbettes.   I was left with so many questions. Why does Celina wear so much eyeliner […]