Cricket livestream

Cricket is one of India’s sports that you might enjoy watching live in action, yet this is limited by the fact that a lot of games may be in action at the same time, hence hindering you from catching all your cricket matches live on TV. For the past few years, watching Cricket in IndiaContinue reading “Cricket livestream”

Cricket livestream

Cricket is one of India’s sports that you might enjoy watching live in action, yet this is limited by the fact that a lot of games may be in action at the same time, hence hindering you from catching all your cricket matches live on TV. For the past few years, watching Cricket in IndiaContinue reading “Cricket livestream”

New year shayari

दफ़्न कर रहा हूँ तेरी सारी यादें जानां,नया साल है नया रहगुज़र भी कर लेंगे.

Denzel Washington, turns 66 upcoming “The Little Things”

Denzel Washington, who turns 66today, delivers life’s best lessons Denzel Washington, who turns 66 today, is my favourite Hollywood actor. At my age, I don’t need a screen idol. I search for movies in which actors play characters that are defined by their grace, dignity, humanity and inner strength. And Denzel, with his dark goodContinue reading “Denzel Washington, turns 66 upcoming “The Little Things””

Ramesh Sippy’s Amjad Khan as Gabbar

“Duniya keh kisi jail ki deewar itni pakki nahi jo Gabbar ko bees saal rokh sakeh” ON & OFF dialouge delivery scenes of ‘Sholay’ between Gabbar & Thakur. The young Ramesh Sippy ji, producer/director of the film, advising the new comer Amjad Khan for the expressions required for the scene in pic1. Amjad in picContinue reading “Ramesh Sippy’s Amjad Khan as Gabbar”

वादियों सी ठंड है उसमें: अमीर हाशमी की क़लम से

वादियों सी ठंड है उसमें,पूर्णिमा सी मद्धम चांदनी,◆ज़ुल्फ़ गिरे है होटों पे जैसे,आफ़ताब की ज़र्द रौशनी,◆खलाएं बिखेरे दूर तलक़,मुश्क़ महक ऐसी नाज़नीं,◆रेगिस्तां में जैसे ज़र्ब हवाएं,बहती हैं मुझमें ऐसी शायरी.

Sarson Ka Saag & Makki Di Roti this winter…

I discovered Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Di Roti one chilly weekend in Amritsar. I had gone on work. The winter sun was deceptively beaming in a friendly and healing manner. I thought, damn the heavy woolies, and chucking them aside rushed out to explore the city’s renowned street food. Everybody in Amritsar has aContinue reading “Sarson Ka Saag & Makki Di Roti this winter…”

Covid got scared of Jhakaas Anil Kapoor

I’m not surprised Anil Kapoor dodged Covid-19 yesterday. While his costars Varun Dhawan and Neetu Kapoor, and director Raj Mehta, who were to begin shooting their family comedy Jug Jugg Jeeyo in Chandigarh tested positive, the old Bollywood warhorse was untouched by the virus. Gorgeous Kiara Advani is also part of the film. I can’tContinue reading “Covid got scared of Jhakaas Anil Kapoor”

Mahatma Gandhi at Sodepur 1945

Mahatma Gandhi at Sodepur, News Paper Report 3rd December 1945 Mahatma Gandhi addressed a record gathering yesterday at Sodepur Asram immediately after the mass prayer in the evening. Gandhiji referred to the present-day world crisis and the ineffectual efforts that were being made to find out a solution and bring about harmony and equilibrium. FreedomContinue reading “Mahatma Gandhi at Sodepur 1945”

RIP #MDH Brand Mahashay Dharampal Gulati

‘King of spices’ Mahashay Dharampal Gulati passes away at 98: Condolences pour in Dharampal Gulati, the owner of MDH Masala, passed away on Thursday morning. He was 97. According to initial reports, Gulati was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi for the last three weeks. He suffered cardiac arrest on Thursday morning. The nonagenarianContinue reading “RIP #MDH Brand Mahashay Dharampal Gulati”

“ये मेरी आख़िरी बात हैं”

एक ग़ज़ ज़मीन भी मेरे नाम नहीं लेकिन,मेरा वजूद हमेशा के लिए यादगार हैं,ये मेरी आख़िरी बात हैं. मैं जिस समंदर में डूबना चाहता हूँ,उसका पानी मीठा होना चाहिए,उसका रंग ग़ुलाबी होना चाहिए,वो ठंडा भी होना चाहिए,मेरी हस्ती का अंजाम कब्र नहीं मज़ार होने की बात हैं,ये मेरी आख़िरी बात हैं दुनियाँ भर का तमाशाContinue reading ““ये मेरी आख़िरी बात हैं””

BEST’s 2020 red double-decker buses

The most exciting news in the papers today is that Mumbai will continue its love affair with BEST’s red double-decker buses. But the old Routemaster model, based on London’s iconic double-deckers, that’s been around with minor modifications since 1947 and was being scrapped, is coming as an upgraded avatar that’s now popular in UK. IContinue reading “BEST’s 2020 red double-decker buses”

Why is everyone always asking for a LUT or tutorial?

LUTs are not looks. People often misuse the two terms interchangeably. The “look” in Look Up Tables is the action of seeking a value from that table to match an input value. However, they both result in changing color values somehow. But the difference is that LUTs are standardized and regulated. You are obligated toContinue reading “Why is everyone always asking for a LUT or tutorial?”

Thodi Green – Thodi Red

From Ganesh Chaturthi, Durga Puja to Diwali, be it any festival, Indians celebrate it with a lot of fervor, gaiety and colors. However, normally the environment bears the brunt of these festivities. From polluting water, air and leaving behind a garbage trail, there is an urgent need to relook at how to make these celebrationsContinue reading “Thodi Green – Thodi Red”

Review: The Trial of Chicago 7

The Trial of Chicago 7 is a very important and timely film. Though based on a trial that happened in 1968, it resonates well with the situation today. How a group of young peaceful protesters are charged and tried with false charges of inciting riots. And how the system when decides on indicting them, trashesContinue reading “Review: The Trial of Chicago 7”

Amir Hashmi’s Khandahar to screens in London: The Hitvada

Staff Reporter RAIPUR, Nov 6  SHORT movie ‘Khandahar’, directed by Amir Hashmi, wlll be screened in an international film festival in London. The movie will be screened at Pincwood Studios in London. In the movie, the story of the lost army hospital has been described in the movie. Amir Hashmi  has played the character ofContinue reading “Amir Hashmi’s Khandahar to screens in London: The Hitvada”