A brutally honest take on The Namesake’s Ashima Ganguli

I have reached a weird phase in life where I don’t enjoy reading fiction as much as I did earlier. These days I have no patience for characters that are perfect in every regard or do behave in a way that makes no sense. I am particularly annoyed by books where every character is apparently…

A father’s tough love

I have just gotten back from Kolkata this week. In terms of job search, it was a bit of a wild goose chase as I was lead by an organization and eventually rejected. However, attending one of my best friend’s wedding made the entire trip worthwhile. The greenery overlooking my flat and malls at walking…

Our own desi little women

Last week I had promised to come up with a list of women-centric movies helmed by female directors that I recommend. However, it occurred to me that in that case, I wouldn’t be able to include those directed by male directors and that would be a tad bit unfair. Just how Zoya Akhtar could tell…