Musings

Neerja – Bollywood movie – My thoughts…

I had been eager to watch Neerja, from the time the first trailers came out a little more than a month ago. The premise was interesting, the story largely forgotten, but intriguing nevertheless…and Sonam Kapoor playing the protagonist. Not my absolutely favorite actress ( or should i say actor, to be politically correct). However, having observed cabin …

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The Aam Aadmi Melodrama…playing at a TV near you

Hey, I just became the unintended beneficiary of one of AAP’s freebies. I don’t live in Delhi but they have been generous enough to include me in their wholehearted effort of giving away everything free – be it electricity, water or soap operas. Ekta Kapoor (the queen of soaps on Indian television) just rushed to …

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India’s Daughter – BBC Documentary – My thoughts…

The issue has now been rekindled. After the protests and subsequent outrage in the aftermath of December 16th, 2012, things had quietened down. The accused had been sentenced, the outrage mostly forgotten. Until the word spread that a documentary on this incident, made by a British filmmaker, would be shown on India’s premier news channel- NDTV. All …

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