Category Archives: Bollywood

A Bloody Good Flick! – Rangoon Review

Of the many releases this year, let us first explore the recent hits. Raees was SRK’s baby, with Mahira Khan’s presence not exceeding beyond his romantic sequences and delivery of a baby boy. Kaabil was Hrithik Roshan’s comeback film, helmed … Continue reading

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Befikre is So Bakwaas, I Dare You to Watch It

My husband and I met in French class, and decided to watch Befikre, assuming this movie would transport us to scenic Paris.  It did, except in the more cringeworthy way possible. Several couples left the theater at interval itself. We … Continue reading

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My First Time Watching Porn

Caveat Lector: This post contains content for mature audiences with a tadka of humor. If you are uncomfortable reading this, I recommend hiding in a cave where there is no wifi. If there is one thing that makes us all … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tanu Weds Manu Returns and the Phenomenon that is Kangana Ranaut

A Firstpost article recently stated that Kangana Ranaut may be the next female “Khan” of Bollywood. They suggested that she can deliver hits by her sheer presence as do the aging male Khans (Saif, Shah Rukh, Salman) who get paid … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Piku — A Tale of Loose Motions and Lax Emotions

Last year, my dad started a new regimen of chemo medication which caused him significant constipation after each sitting. After 2 days of no poop and regular intakes of laxative with water, he quietly came out of the bathroom. We … Continue reading

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Rape and Cinema

The titillating rape scene in the 1994 movie – Mohra still shakes me to the core. A bunch of vile men at a college scheme to rape a fellow student by inviting her to a party. That morning, she convinces … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Superhero Mom

This past week, I had an early meeting for which I had to leave my place by 7am. My mom is usually up by 6am but I let her know in advance that I would not have time for breakfast. When … Continue reading

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How to Make an Indian Woman Fall in Love With You

Chances are you have found at least one odd Indian woman attractive in your lifetime. Being that I have ovaries and an Indian background, I can offer some pointers to help you out in this department. 1. Profess your love … Continue reading

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The Un-Pavitra Rishta of Condoms and Pads – India’s Need for Better Sex Ed

Ekta Kapoor should make a new serial titled – Un-Pavitra Rishta and place condoms and pads as its main protagonists. Whilst the former is used for an act of intimacy still viewed as “indecent”, the other is needed as part of a … Continue reading

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The Humorous Side-effects of Screwed Up Sex Ratios in India

Equitable balance in population and power between both genders is critical to a progressive nation. Of course this a grave issue that merits serious attention but I want to shed light on other issues that arise from such a scenario … Continue reading

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