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Memory of a Fragrance

I sprinkled a few drops of water on the flat round stone and worked the severed tree limb—smooth face downwards—in a sequence of relentless spirals. Despite protests from my aging joints, I sat cross-legged in the puja room. It was my last evening in the apartment. I...
Blurred Feud

Blurred Feud

HAPPY BHAAG JAYEGI.  Director: Mudassar Aziz. Players: Diana Penty, Abhay Deol, Momal Sheikh, Jimmy Shergill, Ali Faizal, Kanwaljit Singh, Piyush Mishra.  Music: Sohail Sen. Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu with Eng. sub-tit. Theatrical release (Eros)  To mention Pakistan in a...
Gender Bender

Gender Bender

MR YA MISS. Director: Antara Mali and Satchik Puranik. Players: Antara Mali, Aftab Shivdasani, Ritesh Deshmukh. Music: DVD (Ultra). Hindi with English subtitles. Target audience teens and older. Sex comedies work best when they refuse to take themselves seriously. In...