Book Review

Outcaste: A Memoir – Book Review

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Post Views: 1 Outcaste: A Memoir encompasses the voices of three generations of the Jadhav family, beginning with the grandsire and protagonist, Damu Mahar and his wife, Sonu, then goes on to the author himself and ends with the author’s daughter, Apoorva’s perspective. The story begins with Damu, performing the customary Yeskar duties of a Dalit by announcing the arrival of the Mamledar in the event of a mishap. After the mamledar’s departure when he

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Astrology Gifting Shopping Sun Sign

Gifting Made Easy: Via Your Zodiac: Part II

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Post Views: 3 In the last post we analyzed the first six zodiac signs and what should be gifted according to sun signs. In this one, we continue with gift suggestions for the next set of six sun signs. Leo (Jul 23 – Aug22): The rulers of the zodiac, Leos are regal, passionate, dynamic and dramatic. Somewhere deep within Leos there is the need to be pampered and treated like a star. They love gifts that

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Cricket IPL

Lalit Modi Did Not Like the IPL-6 Opening Ceremony, So Did I

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Post Views: 2 After SRK promised a super good opening ceremony for IPL 6, I actually left office early to catch up, all though in disappointment as it was probably the least entertaining till date. Four reasons below. We just don’t want foreign stars for the sake of it. If they come, they better perform. Only God knows why Pitbull came to perform at the opening ceremony. He neither sang, nor lip-synched for the entire

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Gifting Shopping Sun Sign

Gifting Made Easy: Via Your Zodiac: Part I

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Post Views: 6 Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find. ~William Wordsworth, 1806 Most people would agree that there can be no gift greater than a hug. However, making do with a hug is not always possible. So why not gift something more tangible? Studying zodiacs and understanding the peculiar characteristics of each can be a great way of deciding a gift option. Without delay, let’s

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Cricket IPL Sports

5 Reasons To Watch IPL Season 6

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Post Views: 1 Like it or hate it, Indian cricket’s biggest extravaganza is back and no matter where you try and run away to escape, some form of it will catch up. So better fasten your seat belts and enjoy the action. Here are my five reasons for this year. 1. This Would probably be the first time and maybe the last when I would see Sachin Tendulkar playing under an Aussie captain, that too

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Movies

Himmatwala: Bum Pe Lat for the Makers

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Post Views: 5 So basically Sajid Khan picked up an already bad film, added pathetic twists to it and made it crass. I was warned by my mom before watching this one. She had seen the one made in the 80’s and said it was bad taste. I though, being me, wanted to experience anything before making a value judgement. How I wish I would have taken the sane advice and avoided this ridiculously preposterous

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Hollywood Movies

The Wolverine Is Back: This Time In Japan

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Post Views: 2 hoI had always refrained from watching the X-Men series. Reason being, I could not think of a superhero looking as crass as Hugh Jackman in X-Men. One start though was enough. I saw one film and from there I could not stop myself from watching all five. The X-Men series had something special, having brought the mutants to screen for the first time. The star amongst mutants, Wolverine played by Jackman became

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Celebrity comedy Cricket Legends Sports

How Ravindra Jadeja Trolled His Critics

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Post Views: 9 From mockingly calling him Sir Ravindra Jadeja to making thousands of memes on him, Ravindra Jadeja has seen fun being made on him everywhere on the internet. It was him though who finally had the last laugh 24 wickets in a Test series against Australia. Yes, you got the numbers right. Jadeja, who till a few days back was being trolled left, right and center on the social media, bagged 24 wickets

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Lifestyle Uncategorized

Good Looks = Better Career for the Fairer Sex?

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Post Views: 21 Beauty is an added advantage for ambitious women. Marilyn Monroe, Noor Jahan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – there are a large number of prominent figures whose claim to fame and power has been good looks. Here, Brijj attempts to gauge into what top professionals of our times feel about the relationship between good looks and corporate success – Is physical appearance an important criterion for women wanting to break through the glass ceiling?

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Bollywood Entertainment Uncategorized

Jolly LLB is for the Judicial System

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Post Views: 20 You might blame them for the infinite delays in handling cases but the point is that the judicial system still in many ways upholds the Indian constitution right. Jolly LLB portrays the same in a tickling, comical manner Bunches of files lie scattered here and there holding details that can be used to differentiate between a criminal and a innocent person. When they aren’t put to use or are misused, they remain

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