An Open letter to the ones in Open Relationship

The truth is, that an open relationship is not about following your heart, it’s about following your hormones. Dear Open Minds, Coming from a small town and having been brought up in an old-school yet a well-to-do business family setup, I would call myself fairly open-minded. Likewise, I am mostly drawn to the similar breed…

Manmarziyaan: A Modern Day Saga of Crazy Stupid Love

Having directed movies like Dev D and Mukkabaaz, it is pretty clear that when it comes to ‘crazy stupid love’, Anurag Kashyap hits the nail on the head, and it hurts! After watching the trailer of ‘Manmarziyaan’, Kashyap fans must have thought – he has done it before, he can do it again. After all,…

Thank you Supreme Court. Today, you have justified your first name.

It is a coincidence that last night my friend and I were talking about how Karan Johar was one of the first few influential people to have introduced gay culture through mainstream Hindi cinema. It had been there in the history, manuscripts, art, folktales, but with time, the stigma grew and nature took a backseat….

A Day Date With Himachal’s Blue-Eyed Tea Capital – Palampur

The first time my little ears heard the name that sounded similar to ‘Palampur’ was when I watched ‘Raja Hindustani’ in 1996. Remember Aarti’s hometown and Raja’s home with misty air, a copse of trees, vast green meadows? Who won’t fall in love in the lap of such a paradisiacal abode? They called it Palankhet…

How To Do Triund In A Day

Undoubtedly, planning a trip is the most exciting part of it, but do you know what is even more exciting than a plan? Spontaneity. One of the most popular hiking destinations of Himachal Pradesh – Triund in Dharamkot also easily makes for one of India’s cleanest and the most picturesque trekking points. You might think…

Don’t be mine.

Compelling eyes Unwary smile Coffee breath Let’s walk an extra mile ? Doting trees Dingy streets Lonely graves Hear us speak Old melodies Spark in the wind The tunes we hum Sieve the sinned Countless cups Smouldering lips High on each other The coin is flipped Love or drugs Make us gasp Together we dive…

कही डूब ना जाए 

इस सूरज के चले जाने से जाने क्यों लोग घबराते है जब ये नन्ही बूँदें बरसती है सड़के खाली क्यों हो जाती है ? क्यों लोग अक्सर  छाओ में पनाह ढूंढा करते है क्यों ना खुले आसमा को अपना खुदा ना समझते है खुदा ना सही इश्क़ ही सही कभी इन बूंदो को गले लगा…

And then it poured.

Night was dark Lights were mum The wild winds Had left their shores Soft chitter chatter Breezy pitter patter They roared & flew Like nothing was new And then it poured. They whispered a moan Murmuring through the water They looked for their home Lost & livid They knew not where to go Rushing and…