The Adventures of the night bus

If you have not traveled in one of those over dressed night intra-state buses then you are definitely missing something in your life. I mean you keep boasting about your bike trip to Leh, your back packing in Europe or “soul-searching” (hehe) trips to Bangkok but I never hear anyone saying that ” I took…

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Sanskaari Social Media Advice

A good family always believe in keeping in an eye on their kids even if it includes creeping them out and asking annoying questions about their friends. Some parents even try hard to discover the sexuality of their kids by invoking Justin Bieber, One Direction, Varun Dhawan and Miley Cyrus in the casual discussion. However…

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A like for Dahi Please !

Before I discovered the fun loving, alcohol dipped dudes and food frenzy of Delhi, I was introduced to the cruel summer heat and hopelessly rude city during my first real encounter with the capital. My hosts for the chaos were Sushil and Sunil, and in the streets where you will find Manish Sisodia campaigning these…

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2014: The Year of IIN

Nothing this year made any sense. 2014 was suppose to be epic. A landmark year in the stories of our lives. Our generation were suppose to rave about it in years to come. But what we got in return was pretty average and non-significant, where promises were big and delivery was lame. Last month, Idea’s…

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Guide to India Wedding, Part III (The Intangibles )

Also in the series : Guide to Indian Wedding Part II Guide book to Indian Wedding Part I I am sorry for keeping you waiting for the part 3 for so long. Actually you can’t blame because my posts are based on actual research and first hand wedding experiences. While I am typing this, my…

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Case Study: How to do a movie “Promoshan”, Feat. #DearVsBear #Puns

While Interstellar and Gone Girl have taken away all the box office charm because of the fictitious terrifying future and the fictitious terrifying woman respectively, only few “bright” minds had noticed the emergence of another mastermind that was featuring fictitious terrifying film-making.  I am talking about the hindi feature film”Dear v/s Bear” released under Bhojpuri…

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Creepy little diary of Chottu

An extract from the dairy of friendly little face from neighborhood, Chottu (13 years old Domestic help of Verma family) . Warning : Confidential, fictitious and brainless. Date: 7 Sitembar, Sanischar Dear Dairy, I Chottu. But that not my real name. My real name Bansi Lal Khuswa from Basti village near Gorakhpur but when i…

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Which was the last watchable Airtel Commercial ?

Remember those irritating courtship couples from the Airtel commercial. Their discussion on the separate veg and non-veg section on a night before their wedding, the selfie marathon on IM and their other disastrous all-night talks.  It was impossible to watch television without those commercials. Well, roll the calender to a month, and there is new commercial that…

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10 things Indian non-footballing janta learned from #FIFAWorldCup2014

As I rightly predicted How Non-football media in India will cover World cup, I am back with some learnings that our non-footballing janta have learned from the World Cup. 1. Brazil Football team is like Spiltsvilla  Many youngsters in India decided to ditch Spiltsvilla for Brazil football team. And why not, there are babes, young,passionate and over-rated boys…

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Thoughts on World Population Day #Puns

Its the World Population day. I don’t know why this day exist: to celebrate the population, to create awareness, or to make more population. Its too obvious that they won’t be celebrating the population, which kinda suck because it is  one of few things where we can brag. Imagine a 19 year old Indian population fan…

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Thank God I didn’t post that

Since we all are part of our sinister little world of broadcasting , where some of our friends are happy to even share the color of poop of their adorable dog. We all post at the speed of thoughts, thoughts which are deceived by the glitters like hunger strikes and Ferguson’s endorsement. Last week, WordPress…

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How Non-football media in India will cover #WC2014 ?

The time has come when all the non-football fans, folks, media and the nations realize the power of this sport. When every kids in India will start supporting Brazil football team without realizing that Ronaldo now plays for Portugal and random uncle inquiring you, “what happened to Ronaldinho ?”The thing is that so much will…

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How to be popular among Indian Elders?

We all have been in that space: surrounded by elders, finding yourself irrelevant to old timers, expression less reaction when they fart loudly and sulking when they want to discuss IPL with you. So let me help you with some tested and tried methods to make you friends with Indian Elderly community: 1. Ask about…

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Bollywood: Movie Tittles That Make no Sense

My sincere apologies for creating havoc by demanding sense from Bollywood. It is a  home of cinemas where logic and rationality are allowed to take the leave and sense and sensibility is excused for bigger cause: Entertainment, entertainment aur sirf entertainment. Here are movie tittles which have no thoughts attached to it: 1. Bol Radha Bol (Translation:…

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The Khushwant Singh I knew

I discovered Khushwant Singh in the Wheelers book store in the Railway station (I don’t remember which one but I think its Calcutta ). The book that won my attention was not Train to Pakistan or The Company of Women. I set my eyes on the Khushwant Singh’s joke books. That was an era before…

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The Inscrutable American #AtoZChallenge

If I have to make a list of Humor books from India, I will definitely put Anurag Mathur’s The Inscrutable America at the top of the list. Published in 1991, the book is the story of Gopal Kumar, son of a wealthy hair oil baron, who moves to USA to do Chemical Engineering. Gopal is…

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Guide to Indian Wedding Part II

Thank you for the overwhelming response on the Guide Book to Indian Wedding Part I. After observing some more wedding closely, I am back with other significant wedding characters and their salient characteristics which will help you survive the wedding nuisance. 5. Overly Attached Couple: They might be newly wed or pretend to be newly…

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Guide book to Indian Wedding (#Puns Intended )

If I had titled this post as How to survive Indian Marriage , I could have got more readers, and actually I could have done that because, in India, wedding and marriages are used inter-changeably. People may ask you, that when is your “Marriage” Anniversary or are you happily “wed” for all these years. Moving…

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