The New Age Mother

The New Age Mother

When Shashi Kapoor said, “mere paas maa hai” in the Hindi movie Deewar released in 1979, the teary eyed mothers felt vindicated for their sacrifices and sons like Shashi Kapoor were eulogized.   When Rajanikanth carried his ailing mother and sang a paean for her, the...
Matching the “Pegs” and “Holes”

Matching the “Pegs” and “Holes”

  In the frenzy that follows a celebrity death or any horrifying end to a well-known personality, the Freuds, Sherlocks and Devi Shettys of society come out of the woodwork to voice their expert opinions. News channels and social networking sites are full of messages...