In a little more than a month from now , I will be Canada borne to visit my son.As i prepare,my mind drifts back to more than 25 years, when he was born in a well known Delhi hospital.Those few hours before he was born were not easy for any of us .I waited with … Continue reading “Did I Teach Him Enough As A Father ?!!”

Share
This entry was posted on Friday, April 27th, 2018 at 11:13 am and is filed under Social

We attended a spate of weddings this month.On surface all of them apearerd the same .The food was more or less the same , and so were the rituals .However, in the weddings that we attended in the villages , there was something that we had never seen before – the entire “dowry”, was displayed … Continue reading “Has India Changed ?”

Share
This entry was posted on Monday, April 23rd, 2018 at 6:07 pm and is filed under Social

(This is a blog i wrote on Jan 12 ,2011 when a newspaper wrongly reported that Shashi Kapoor had passed away. Unfortunately this time its true .I am reproducing what i wrote in Jan 2011 ) Shashi Kapoor was reported dead by a prominent newspaper.But the incomparable man reprtedly said ‘Abhi main zinda hoon’.That brought … Continue reading “RIP Shashi Kapoor – You Were A Impossibly Good Looking Man !!”

Share
This entry was posted on Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 1:38 pm and is filed under Social

Today is my brothers’ birthday .This is his second birthday after his body left the world .But Vijay Kain the brother and the man lives on. Pratique ( my son ) unravels a bit of the man in his tribute to him when he passed away .I cant better it -so am making public a … Continue reading “Happy Birthday Vijoo – You Havent Gone Away !”

Share
This entry was posted on Friday, December 1st, 2017 at 12:42 pm and is filed under Social

I must admit that I am not a common Indian who walks the streets and clambers onto buses .Neither do I travel in general compartments of trains .My travel destinations are mostly abroad – though I don’t fly in business or first class .At the same time neither do I stay in 5 Star Hotels … Continue reading “Meet The “Parindaa”**- Nathu Ram Fagodia !!”

Share
This entry was posted on Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 at 3:11 pm and is filed under Social