Category: Reviews

Baandhon

Finally I managed go and watch the much-hyped (because it was released in PVRs and outside Assam) Assamese movie Baandhon by Jahnu Barua. Thanks to my brother +Hiranya Deka! Here is what I felt about the movie: Pros: The first concept of the love and hate relationship between the old couple was refreshing.  Acting by Bishnu Kharghoria, Bina Patangia, Jatin Bora, Zerifa...

French Lover by Taslima Nasrin

The book French Lover by Taslima Nasrin speaks more than just about French lovers. It actually speaks the mind of a contemporary, educated and independent Indian girl desperately seeking her place in the world. A female reader will definitely be able to relate to the thoughts of the protagonist Nila’s feelings regarding household chores, financial independence, marriage and childbearing.  Nila’s...

the other song

What was your immediate thought when you read the name of this blog? Chances are, you thought or assumed that this blog would be on a particular song, right? Interestingly, it isn’t. It’s about an international institute of Homoeopathy. Yes, obviously it is different – and that is the reason it finds a  place in my blog. My best buddy...

Medica Superspeciality Hospital

It can never be a good feeling if you or anyone of your family has to go to a hospital, particularly in an emergency. However, sometimes, you just cannot avoid it. I generally don’t like hospitals. I am sure I share this feeling with many of you reading this blog. Recently, I had to take my partner to a hospital...

Tamarind Made Me Miss Malgudi

Food has never been an important aspect of my life. Since my childhood, I have been eating whatever was being served on my plate. Things have drastically changed after I met my partner a few years back. I am a forced foodie now. Funny but true that my partner is a huge foodie and is very particular about everything related...

Zubeen’s Zindegi Rocks

Zindegi rocks and Zubeen rocks again. Zubeen’s latest Hindi pop album Zindegi is selling like hot cakes in the market and why not? It has all the necessary ingredients of a hit album. The title track “Zindegi” equals spontaneous Zubeen, (this track reminded me of…..remember “Maya”?) Then it has the super melodious sufiana “Jia re jia re” with a melancholy...