All posts by meanderite

08Feb/16

Women in ‘Anarkali’ – The Madwoman in the Attic vs The Angel in the House

Shreekant and I spent a few days in Tiruvalla last month, during our 2 weeks December vacation in Kerala. Tiruvalla, a small bustling town in central Kerala, is also my hometown andRead More…

06Feb/16

Viewing Through the Bioscope- Beyonce & Coldplay’s ‘Hymn for the Weekend’ vs Alisha Chinai’s ‘Made in India’

I have never been a fanatic fan of Pop music; neither the Western ones popularized by Britney Spears and her contemporaries nor its Indian versions which were a rage back in theRead More…

05Feb/16

Who shall measure the heat and violence of a poet’s heart when caught and tangled in a woman’s body?

“…who shall measure the heat and violence of a poet’s heart when caught and tangled in a woman’s body?” is one of my favourite quotes. Indeed, this strange predicament is personified, beyond comparison,Read More…

03Feb/16

Prakash Mehra’s ‘Zanjeer’- The Bollywood Counterpart of John Osborne’s ‘Look Back in Anger’?

While rummaging through my old literature text books for notes on T.S Eliot yesterday, my eyes fell on the title Look Back in Anger, a play that I had studied during myRead More…