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Category Archives: Books, Movies and Music
Last weekend, I attended my first classical concert in Pune in close to 3 years. Having attended a couple of concerts in Bombay, this was a welcome change. The venue was packed, and the atmosphere was awesome. One major issue … Continue reading
Warning: Here be spoilers Prakash Jha’s relook at the Mahabharata through an Indian Political lens is reasonably good and I would certainly recommend you to watch it. It has some very nice touches and several not-so-nice ones which took away … Continue reading
In the old days, when I was young and foolish, I used to listen to the Backstreet Boys and the like. This was about 10 years ago. I used to truly like Backstreet Boys, really. I even bought a few … Continue reading
Given Burton’s recent films I had very high expectations from this one as well. Sadly however, this film did not live up to my expectations and was disappointing. It didn’t have the same impact that Sweeney Todd or Edward Scissorhands … Continue reading
Thursday: I went to Shisha to see the Blues band Smokestack perform. They put on a great show. Played mostly originals . The bassist took over on vocals for a few songs in avery BB King -esque voice with the … Continue reading
Thats it! Now I’ve officially lost all faith in the oscars. Slumdog won the best picture oscar where it should definitely have gone to either frost/Nixon or Curious Case. Danny Boyle getting the best Director Oscar was ridiculous especially when … Continue reading
Slumdog Millionaire is NOT that great a movie. Danny Boyle is NOT a good director. Anil Kapoor is NOT a good actor. Dev Patel is NOT even an actor. Jai Ho is NOT a good song. I cannot believe that … Continue reading
Ustad Zakir Hussein , Shankar Mahadevan , and U. Srinivas playing together. Almost Shakti . Unlike Vasantotsav last year , monkey wasn’t in the line up . This time Taufiq Qureshi was on Percussion and V. Sevaganesh was on the … Continue reading
It’s been ages since I’ve attended a good concert and what a way to end the drought. Jethro Tull live with anoushka Shankar . The show had three parts. The first one was a solo set by Anoushka shankar . … Continue reading