Monthly Archives: October 2005

Chetan Bhagat: Round Two

Author Chetan Bhagat is in town. Thousands of Indians laughed and cried over his debut novel Five Point Someone – yours truly being one of them. The book is still on bestseller lists in India even after a year of … Continue reading

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Chetan Bhagat: Round Two

Author Chetan Bhagat is in town. Thousands of Indians laughed and cried over his debut novel Five Point Someone – yours truly being one of them. The book is still on bestseller lists in India even after a year of … Continue reading

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To be or not to be – Who cares!

London (T2N2) A post-modernist rendition of Shakespeare’s immortal play Hamlet, running to packed houses here, has enraged literary purists who say the new version is ‘disgusting’ and ‘unpalatable’. Unruly Kid productions started performing the kitschy Bollywood-style Hamlet at Queen’s Hall … Continue reading

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We are down but not out

New Delhi (T2N2) This online newspaper has been temporarily shut down. It’s offices have been raided by FBI agents mad at our discovering the truth behind George Bush’ parentage. While we sort out this mammoth mess, we can only assuage … Continue reading

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Hair now, gone tomorrow Part 2

A youngster I bumped into today wanted to know the time. No problemo. But what troubled me was the word he prefixed to his request – ‘Uncle, may I know the time?’ Uncle!!!!!!!!!!Woe is me! As flies to wanton boys … Continue reading

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Hair now, gone tomorrow Part 2

A youngster I bumped into today wanted to know the time. No problemo. But what troubled me was the word he prefixed to his request – ‘Uncle, may I know the time?’ Uncle!!!!!!!!!!Woe is me! As flies to wanton boys … Continue reading

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Getting up, close and personal with Madhur

Met filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar at the IHC retrospective (of his films) last week. Quite admire the guy. Though scores of TV and print journalists individually grilled him with questions for that one Exclusive Interview – and I am sure everybody … Continue reading

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