Last Man In Tower – Aravind Adiga

Every author has a style, a particular target readership, a genre, and I for one really enjoy indulging in authentic, true daily life Indian fiction. Over the years, my preference has slightly shifted from the thrillers of Sidney Sheldon and Dennis Lehane to the raw everyday canvas painted by Rohinton Mistry, Vikram Seth and many... Continue Reading →

The Palace of Illusions – Novel

Not everybody has an interest in the Hindu mythology. In fact, most of our generation and the ones following, do not care to know about the various epics that formed the basis of our culture, learning and rituals. I know in these times of cynical practicality we do not have the time nor the interest... Continue Reading →

Game Night – Movie Review

I like Rachel McAdams, she can pull off intense movies like Spotlight and Notebook and at the same time give such a  refreshing performance in an all-out comedy flick. And Jason Bateman with his straight faced humour in "Arrested Development" has always been one of my favorites when it comes to comedy movies. Game Night... Continue Reading →

Bleu de Chanel Perfume (EDT) – Review

Reviewing a perfume is as difficult as expressing a speaker's sound quality, you just don't have enough dimensions to convey your feelings. Let me give it a try! Bleu de Chanel is a classy and contemporary fragrance from Chanel which was launched in 2010. I have a 50ml (1.7 FL.OZ) EDT bottle, it is also... Continue Reading →

This Is Us – TV Show

Ever since I have seen this show, I have been a big ball of mush. I am usually not into family dramas. I prefer thrillers or comedies, but I am not very keen on watching a family drama with people trying to handle their baggage. So, starting This Is Us on Amazon Prime was more... Continue Reading →

Trapped – Movie

In Cast Away, when Tom Hanks makes a Wilson volleyball his companion, you understand the need and desperation of this man who has been deserted on an island and hasn't seen a soul since forever. And then you see Rajkummar Rao do the same thing with a rat, even when he is in the heart... Continue Reading →

Best Portable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker?

While I was on the hunt for the perfect portable speaker, I came across several masterpieces like JBL Xtreme, Croma Classic BL5605, Marshal Kilburn, Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4, Bose SoundTouch 20 and HK Aura Studio 2. But I wanted the speakers that can run both on AC power as well as have some battery reserve... Continue Reading →

Young Sheldon – TV Show

You don't need to watch The Big Bang Theory to enjoy Young Sheldon. But it doesn't hurt to have seen the long time running show about four exceptionally intelligent scientists leading their anti-social life in their own quirky way. And one of the most popular, eccentric and sometimes irritating character is theoretical physicist Dr. Sheldon... Continue Reading →

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