I don’t know how many of you out there love the monsoon as much as I, but the onset of this season somehow always brings a smile to my face… born in August on the day, supposedly when Mumbai was hit by one of the worst deluges in years. Perhaps the first sounds I heard […]
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Dealing with Depression
Just 34 years of age, Television and Bollywood actor – Sushant Singh Rajput was already an acclaimed presence on the big screen. His was the typical story of fame, glitz, glamour, rising from obscurity to stardom with all the makings of a typical filmy blockbuster. He had looks, recognition, charm and several memorable performances under […]
Fathered In Tenderness
It’s ridiculous to always assume that a woman’s maternal instinct kicks in the minute that long harrowing labour is complete. Believe me, there is nothing easy or remotely beautiful about the process of giving birth. I dare you to ask a woman moments after that gruelling experience, chances are you’ll be sporting a black eye […]
When The Dust Settles!
And suddenly, just like that, our world has changed! Admittedly, we were all caught unawares. Nothing seemingly relevant or significant other than the Meghan-Harry debacle with the Royal family, some other news headlines skimping our attention as they generally do… and then the month of February, some reports of a cluster of pneumonia cases in […]
Sorry, Temporarily Shut For Spiritual Maintenance!
They say that sometimes the most important ingredient for spiritual renewal is a cataclysmic event. A three-quarter of a century down, our memories horrifically lived or relived through chapters in history books or cinematic experiences of the World Wars, its gruesome conflict and devastating consequences. Even then, those who survived those wars had to grapple […]
Our ‘Mango’ficent Passions!
There is no doubt that Parsis are creatures of big love and great passion. Their tempers, humours, wiles – often whimsically oscillate between avid love and fervent hate. The realm between love and loathing is almost non-existent! Now, as a brood, we are easy-going but eccentric, loud yet lively, boisterous but benevolent, with a zest […]
New Year – The New Way!
Today is Navroze, the day of celebration, But there’s a shadow of gloom all around due to the Coronavirus alarm penetrating every aspect of our lives, creating waves of havoc within the community… the sort last seen only when the staple blue wrapped Pestonjee’s Polson’s butter shut down! As the COVID-19 takes a greater toll […]