Salem… Aravind’s wedding, day 1

So many stories have come together at this wedding ! The worry that Aravind will not marry at all like Vasu Chitappa, to Kannamma Athai’s daughter Geeta’s delivery getting preponed to tomorrow, to Parthy Anna’s weight loss, to Sampath chitappa’s super hot pink “Angavastram”… So many stories to tell. Then Basha, the Muslim son of … Read more

Snowmen and Singed cells

There were two abominable Snowmen, one behind the other today at a traffic signal in the Gurgaon Metropolis. One pure white, the other the color of mother Earth. While they eyed each other a couple of monster buses came by and all vehicles gave way …. The Pune rampage in mind. What a day to … Read more

The elusive calm

The inside is all quiet, but the need to react quickly with the outside world makes me react … the intensity of reactions sometimes unwarranted. So the real reason for Oprah not wanting to come back to India were the widows of Brindavan and the way they were treated, not the fracas that her security … Read more

Oprah

Oprah came visiting and because her security detail roughed up some media folk, she will never visit India again …. Touchy ? Hmm – suddenly all those talk shows of hers seem so shallow. One problem and the country is off limits. Has she learnt anything at all from interviewing the hundreds of celebrities ? … Read more