Deep Roots

Arun woke up to a bright Sunday morning of April. It was the first Sunday of his summer vacations; a day when his father was at home. While still in bed, fireflies of excitement began dancing in his ten-year-old mind. A long list of tasks battled within him to gain priority but none could beat […]

Baahubali – should have been a trilogy?

‘Baabhubali’ is the buzz word today just as it was in July 2015 when ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ hit the screens. Everyone, everywhere is talking about it and why not? it is a real magnum opus in terms of the concept, the story, the VFX, the acting talent of the actors and the director…S.S. Rajamouli – […]

Bandhan Mukta

Note: this is a retelling of a Marathi folktale.   In a village, there lived a Sahukar. He was slightly more knowledgeable than a fool but bragged as if he had a lot of knowledge. Unable to bear with this attitude, even his wife had left him. He lived alone in his big house. The […]

Steve Job’s Last Words…

I have come to the pinnacle of success in business. In the eyes of others, my life has been the symbol of success. However, apart from work, I have little joy. Finally, my wealth is simply a fact to which I am accustomed. At this time, lying on the hospital bed and remembering all my […]

The Perfect Master

“Rural India is charmingly strange”, I thought while I was waiting at the bus stop. I have visited my ancestral village for the annual Mahalakshmi pooja and was on my way back home. Completely cut off from the sophistication of the modern world, the village seemed to me like a wonderful painting of watercolors. There […]

The Reward

The cloudless blue sky reflected in Raju’s anxious brown eyes. An occasional breeze from the dying winter provided a welcome respite from the scorching heat of the sunny afternoon. January had already started sending hints of yet another early summer in Telangana. The parched black, drought hit fields stretched till the horizon and tried hard […]