DANGAL : a review

Director: Nitesh Tiwari  Cast :Amir Khan, Zaira Wasim, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Suhani Bhatanagar Rating :4.9/5 (A MUST WATCH)   What are the qualities that make a genius? It is the dedication, perseverance and...

Building up the conversation (part 9)

Building up the Conversation (part 9)   Building up the Conversation    Rounding Off All games are played according to the rules. They have their start and their finish, and so also in conversation, the winding-up is tantamount...

LESSONS LEARNT-PART 1

Life presents lessons to the sincere seeker, but the fact is that many overlook these priceless warnings & values, because they're too busy, or just plain stupid!! I don't claim to have accumulated a lot of wisdom in all my existence so far(...

THE YEAR THAT WAS....

2016 crept in unexpectedly, but isn't that the norm!! Before you know it, you've beautifully wasted a whole damn year, & an other one has just begun. The New year resolutions were made with hope. Well, like most people, I did my best to stick...

Modi on Road to Make History

Narendra Modi swept to power in a gigantic wave, not seen for over 3 decades as he beat the moth-eaten UPA government led by the lackey of the Nehru- Gandhi family Manmohan Singh. It was a victory with a meaning as the Indian state had become...

ROCK GEMS

  Rock music has diversified a lot in the last few decades, & there are far too many genres under rock music currently. So now there are ardent fans of punk rock, alternative rock, rap rock, goth rock, grunge rock & what not!!! I...

Tamerlane was the subject of Edgar Allen Poe's poem "Timurlane". He is also the name given to their son by the Muslim star Saif Ali Khan and his Hindu wife Kareena Kapoor. One may ask,  what's in a name?  Yes, there is nothing much in it...

Johny be good..

Johny was skating down the road on his skateboard, swerving away from the curb, bustling through the traffic... The sun in the sky, the gentle wafting breeze, & his love for life kept Johny company. He was the brightest student in his class,...

BEATLEMANIA

The Beatles are undoubtedly the most popular rock band of all times... They took rock music to heights that could never be scaled by their contemporaries. This article tries to tap into the feeling of Beatlemania which was the buzz of the...

 When you hear “Grand Canyon”, the word ‘Grand’ stands out. And true to its name, the grandness leaves you breathless. The grandness engulfs the mystery looming around the formation of such a masterpiece of the Nature.  I have visited...

Building up the conversation (part 8)

Building up the conversation ( part 8) Diversity of Situations Conversation between two People When two people are talking to each other, there is apt to be a personal tone in the conversation. It would be difficult for any two persons to talk...

Travelling, travelling and travelling, for some people, that is what hovers on their mind all the time. Some travel for adventure, some for business purposes or meetings, some for recording documentary of travelling as travel writer and a few to...

Sex is a driving force and as per the theories of Hegel and Kant the driving force in a man's life. The philosophers also identified power as another driving force but added a rider that sex flowed from power. Sex and power is a heady cocktail and...

Red Chili Hair Pack!!!

Hair loss is the great concern for many people now days and finding hard time to battle the hair loss problem. As most of us are aware that hair loss could be due to any reason like hormonal imbalance, heredity, poor diet , stress etc. There are...

Sully: A review of the movie

Director:    Clint Eastwood Cast:          Tom Hank, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linny  Rating:       Very entertaining, must watch Genre:        Drama, non fiction   It...

ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE

Well I don't think there's a better way to express your love for someone, than through songs. Cards, or the well planned 'unexpected gift at an unexpected time', all pale in comparison. In life, all you need is love, uhhh, & chocolate, & a...

BUZZ SONGS

If you're a Rock fan, you'll be aware that Rock music helps to raise your energy levels quickly. It creates a buzz, that re-energizes you. In this post I'd like to share songs that help me to get the buzz back into the day... Walk by...

OASIS-THE EARLY YEARS

It all started off in Manchester, a band was formed by the Gallagher brothers. Liam & Noel Gallagher, started writing, & composing music, hoping to get a break. Their band was named Oasis, & their debut album was titled 'Definitely...

THE MATHS OF LOVE

Is there a formula which explains how we fall in love? Something that helps us approximate how likely we are to find true love? Before we get to the maths behind this phenomenon we call love, let's see how to define the things we're gonna...

LIFE & RELATIONSHIP ADVICE FROM 90s ROCK MUSIC..

Rock music...Some call it 'cacophonic drivel', some say it started off wanton behavior among the youth....But for me it's a source of wisdom, a source of solace in times of pain. I started listening to Rock music in the 90s, & I've been hooked...

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