Nishant- night’s end

Nishant-Night’s End(color) Year of release: September 6, 1975 Starring: Shabana Azmi Smita Patil Girish Karnad Naseeruddin Shah Amrish Puri Anant Nag Mohan Aghase Kulbhushan Kharbanda Satyadev Dubey Written by: Vijay Tendulkar, Satyadev Dubey Music: Vanraj Bhatia Cinematography: Govind Nihalani Edited by: Bhanudas Divakar Running time: 143 minutes Language: Hindi Producer: Lalit M. Bijlani, Freni Variava…

Ankur….a movie that changed the meaning of “Cinema”…

Ankur-The Seedling(color) Year of release: 1974 Starring: Anant Nag Shabana Azmi Sadhu Meher Priya Tendulkar Kader Ali Beg Dalip Tahil Music: Vanraj Bhatia Written by: Shyam Benegal Satyadev Dubey Cinematography: Govind Nihalani Kamath Ghanekar Producers: Lalit M. Bijlani, Freni Variava: Blaze Film Enterprises Director: Shyam Benegal Running time: 125 minutes Language: Dakhani Shyam Benegal is…

8 Harry Potter spells we all wish we could use

Well who literally did not desire to enter the cryptic and phenomenal world of Harry Potter while watching or reading about it. We all definitely did. However there are spells and incantations as well from the extra-mundane potter-sphere which we all hope we could use in our “muggle-world”. Let’s have a look at some of…

Best laptops to buy currently 

Technology is ever-growing and innovation is ever-changing, so it is always better to watch out for what you are buying when it comes to a gadget like a laptop! So many brands, so many features…urghhhh. That might be the reaction of many of you before choosing a right laptop. Don’t worry. I bring you today…

Book Review- The Grapes of Wrath 

The Grapes of Wrath By John Steinbeck pp 464 There are books that make you laugh, cry, romantic, some makes you end up being an erudite, but then there are books that propel you- make you angry, sympathetic and compassionate and predominantly make you contemplate what the world is all about, how it works and…

Movie review- “Bhumika-The Role”

Bhumika-The Role(color) Date of release: November 11, 1977 Starring: Smita Patil Amol Palekar Anant Nag Naseeruddin Shah Amrish Puri Kiran Virale Sulabha Deshpande Music: Vanraj Bhatia Written by: Shyam Benegal, Girish Karnad, Satyadev Dubey Story: Hansa Wadkar Cinematography: Govind Nihalani Running time: 142 minutes Language: Hindi Produced by: Lalit M. Bijlani, Freni Variava Directed by: Shyam Benegal Bhumika is one of my all time favorite…

Vindhyachal-Dwelling place of Maa Durga (MaaVindhyavasini)

On the first day of this auspicious festival of Maa Durga-NAVRATRI, I am reposting my experience visiting Maa’s Siddh Shaktipeeth- Vindhyachal. Read and enjoy.   The sun was glinting gold in the afternoon when I landed a narrow alley where one of the most revered temples of the world dedicated to Maa Durga-temple of Maa…

Krishna Vs Brahma-Tale of Self Realization

Title of this blog might confuse you. Why? Because Brahma is an ardent devotee of God almighty and he can’t even in his wildest dream think of doing anything which can desecrate  Narayan. But the fact is that it happened once. But it was not a fight using arms and weaponry. It was something beyond…

Ways to cope with stress and live happily!

1. Every problem has a solution and everyone has a problem- Everyone has problems. Literally everyone has problems, big or small. I have come across many articles and blogs telling how to cope with them and be happy. But there are some points I have not seen in many articles or maybe I didn’t come across…

Who was Radha? What happened to her when Krishna left?

Tomorrow is Radha-ashtami or birthday of Radha and that’s why I’m republishing this blog telling all about consort of Shri Krishna. Enjoy😊😊😊 We all have seen Radha along with shree Krishna in so many temples and know that they are the embodiment of love and the purest form of love. We know that they are…

God is watching us! Part 1

I’ll start with a short story. Once a blind beggar was begging in a train and when he passed by; a man on upper seat wished to give him some coins but was far so asked the man sitting beneath to pass the beggar the coins he wished to give. The man sitting beneath did…