Down The IUU Memory Lane

The Iranshah Udvada Utsav (IUU) is the brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who wanted the Parsi Zoroastrian community from across the world to visit Udvada and participate in one of the biggest Community festivals ever. He recommended that the IUU be held in December, as many Indian Zoroastrians residing overseas visit India during the […]

The Feast of Tirangan (Mah Tir, Roj Tir) Celebrates Reign of Peace and Rain of Prosperity!

. Tir, or Testar (Avestan Tishtrya), is the divinity presiding over the Star Sirius (Greek Seirios which means glowing or scorching) or the Dog Star which is the brightest star visible from all parts of the earth in the night sky. Sirius is colloquially called the ‘Dog Star’, on account of its prominence in the constellation […]

Review: JUDWAA 2

For those of the Manmohan Desai generation, the novelty  — if one can call it that — soon turns to deja vu. The premise is decades old and time-tested: twins (of course both with contrasting personalities) getting separated at childbirth, their girlfriends getting into a quandary, and in the second half catching up with each […]