There is always a taboo associated with any illness. The people here are either categorised are 'differentially different' or are looked down upon the society. Either way, they are objectified. Squirming under the sympathetic glances, they long to be treated as a normal human being. What we are forgetting is that they are as normal as us and are capable of perceiving emotions.
'You Came Like Hope' is a poignant tale of how love and hope can lighten someone's life and make it a little more bearable
It is very important to take a step back in our life to introspect, why we behave the way we do and remain true to our purpose.
Traveling is much more than having fun, in fact it gives you much needed room for rejuvenation and introspection. Solitude teaches us to love yourself a little more and accept the way you are and sometimes, to let go. 'Table for One' leaves you with a warm and a mushy feeling but in a good way. Amid walking with classy people, bumping into strangers, will Taara ever find her 'forever' at the landmark of love? The plot is riveting that you want to turn the pages to relive the moments. There are so many minor characters who have less screen time, nevertheless they leave an impression on you with their quirky personalities.
The entire story is about Shiv and Jim popularly called 'Candyman' indulging in a dialogue about God and basic truth of life. The lines in the book were poignant and profound. Some of them will tug at your heart strings while the others will hit you hard.
There are so many people who inspired me, who were the reason for a few brushes of success that I had. They made me who I am today. But the three people I mentioned here are the ones I aspire to become.
The institution of marriage is sacred. The people involved in it have to uphold its sanctity. Most of the time, the responsibility is shouldered on the girl for this. Both the boy's and the girl's opinion should be heard for a match. I appreciate the author for making this point in the book.
A humble tribute to a legend using my boon of words.
The Blue Moon Day is an anthology of short stories. The stories though diverse, are connected by the frailties of life.
A brooding writer An eccentric consultant A wildlife conservationist An ardent Bollywood fan. With an abundant supply of aerated drinks, potato chips and lame jokes, courtesy - bad luck, the four of them embark on a journey of a lifetime.