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Island Swimmer

Sultan and Atlanta – An Indian Version of a Greek Myth

19.07.16   Sultan was the biggest box office hits in Hindi film ever. However, the story in the film is entirely unoriginal, even though it has been updated. The story is based on the Greek myth of Atlanta. The myth of Atlanta is about winning a woman over in a competition, by fair means or … Continue reading

gymnast on beam

Kali Dancing On Shiva

Why Is She Dancing On Shiva? Shiva, in the Shaivite tradition, is the all pervading eternal primeval consciousness of the universe and beyond. It is upon the ultimate, unchanging time-less reality of Shiva, that Kali (time) does her dance, causing the constant cycles of creation, life and death of all things in the universe. Shiva … Continue reading

the corners of her eyes

(Note: This story was published in 2006 for my university newspaper. It is the first story I ever illustrated of my own, indeed the only one I have ever illustrated so far, and is an experimental piece of writing).   Blonde she was, publicly, undeniably so. A blondeness that struck at the eyes and inspired … Continue reading

under the sea

Leela (Film Poster)

The Loneliness of Suresh Chand

24.03.17   He could no longer write. The dilemma was that the publishers would not accept his work and neither was he prepared to share what he wrote with anyone else unless it had been published. Where the publishers denied him readers, he went one better and denied himself from any possibility of a reader. … Continue reading

Diary Entry 24.06.17 – Meeting and Working with Adele, the famous singer. Art Therapy and Some Conversations.

I woke up at six in the morning. After meditation, chi-building exercises, some reading, a shave and some breakfast, I was ready to leave the house at half past seven. My first destination was the refugee and migrant centre. I printed off notes and worksheets for the students and then unfolded and set out the … Continue reading

three sisters