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November 14, 2012

Why NaNoWriMo is so like BODYPUMP™

Discovering new muscles! 1st November dawned bright and sunny. Okay it was as sunny as can be expected when you live in the centre of the universe (aka London) and on the days leading upto November, the weather was schizophrenic enough to drive the toughest stiff-upper-lipped-Brit to crack a wail […]
November 10, 2012

Why I had to grow up to appreciate Diwali

Of Laxmi Bombs, Mysore Pak & not having to break the rules anymore LAXMI BOMBS “Oh! We must buy some fireworks this year for Diwali in fact I’d so love to burst some Laxmi bombs….” I stopped. Good God! Had I just said that? Since being mercilessly teased by the […]
November 6, 2012

The Bollywood directress who’d take on a thousand mutinies

My curiosity was piqued at the opportunity to speak with Reema Kagti, directress (and I say that proudly as a woman) of soon-to-be-released Bollywood film Talaash (The Quest), starring Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee. It’s rare to find women directors even in Hollywood. Kathryn Bigelow was the first […]
November 3, 2012

Women on the verge of a nervous breakdown

I first wrote this post as an exercise in breaking the Fourth Wall–thanks Kriss Morton– (the imaginary wall between the performers on stage and the audience) where the author ie. me actually joins  the characters in the scene. The results surprised me… read on. THAT dress from November Rain September […]
November 1, 2012

How Bollywood inspires this American Author

Meet Merry Farmer, she lives in suburban Philadelphia, but was obviously Indian in her last many births. She loves Bollywood & is working towards becoming an  becoming an internationally certified cricket scorer (No, really!) Here she talks about how Bollywood has inspired her latest novel, Our Little Secrets. Okay, what do […]