I first watched “The Rainmaker” in Delhi, when it was released in 1997. It was the first english movie I saw and also the first time I went to a multiplex. In fact, they didn’t even call it a “Multiplex” at that time. There was one more reason why I remember that movie. Karan Thapar
Month: May 2006
Have your cake and eat it too!
The magazine of todays Sunday Times of India carries an advertisement claiming Kerala to be a monsoon, honeymoon destination. It shows a young couple, in each others arms, under a tree, by a river as the rain is pouring in. On the left side of the advertisement, a line says “Showers of passion”. Now, I
Look Ma, New Look!
Okay so here we are, Truman changes the look and feel of his blog after about 10 months. The last template received a lot of accolades and I fear this may have a lot to live up to. Here is what I think. What is new and what would be missed. Good things: 1. This
I feel the urge to go to the sea every few months. Two weeks ago, on a friday afternoon at work, I decided to go “somewhere”. Anywhere. Preferably, somewhere near the sea. I thought of going to Mangalore. Though I realised that getting a deluxe/volvo bus ticket just a few hours prior to the journey
The best thing about music is that it has the power to take you to another time. The years 1998 to 2000 introduced me to a new kind of music. I was the proud owner of a Sony Walkman and took even greater pride in my music collection. It’s hard to categorise music in genres.
The next best thing
I can’t go to U2. And U2 dont feel like coming here to my country. So I do what I should. I buy their latest “Vertigo//2005. U2 Live from Chicago” DVD. Bono: Music for America, Money for Africa…DVDs for Asia?