Sridevi Kicks the Bucket: Karma Plays its Role

Another wonderful Indian actor has passed to the other realm. May her soul rest in peace. Whichever movies Sridevi acted in, she left her mark. But, somehow, her stint in Tamil cinema seem to stand out for her dusky genuine vulnerability which made the public connect with her and her performances. I didn’t seem to think so until I married my husband. My first movie of Sridevi was a Bollywood one and, over the years I saw her in innumerable Hindi movies. It was only when I started watching old movies/film songs of Sridevi in Tamil did I realize what … Continue reading Sridevi Kicks the Bucket: Karma Plays its Role

FLIRTING WITH FATE: A Book Review

As one traverses through the tale of Fate and Desire, one is made to make love to Anand’s obstinate thoughts and cruel obsession. The author has sketched the character of Anand so well that one loves Anand and also hates him at the same time. How ethical are Anand’s means to achieve that end that he so desperately desires is to be seen. Every time Anand trips over the line of truth and goodness, one hopes this is the maximum evil he can do. But no! The author pushes us to the wall with every page, incident and emotion. Continue reading FLIRTING WITH FATE: A Book Review

The Laws of the Spirit World by Khorshed Bhavnagri

one cannot but stay mystified page after page as all the queries about birth, death, karma, destiny, divine justice, reincarnation are all answered one by one. Remember the movie ‘Ghost’ where Patrick Swayze is murdered and keeps moving around in his astral form because he has still not come to terms with his death and wants his girlfriend, Demi Moore to know. Continue reading The Laws of the Spirit World by Khorshed Bhavnagri