What defines Bharat? My teacher would ask and we would scream in chorus- “Anekta me Ekta ”. In times like now, in this pandemic, when the only one thing we require is unity and compassion, when a brand comes up with a collection that is a mixture of all the traditional forms, what can be a better messaging than showcasing the harmony that exists among … Continue reading Tanishq Ad Controversy: A religion issue or a gender issue?
“O my beloved Radha, Why are you so far from me? Won’t you see my face for one last time? Now that my worldly duties summon me.” “O Krishna, the lotus-eyed boy I fell in love with, I know I can’t stop you from going. But how would you go without your flute? This flute is certainly dearer to you. This flute that has … Continue reading Who do you love more?
As a small kid, I yearned for an elder sister. I did have cousins who were in their late teens. But they lived in the village and we could afford to visit them only once a year- during the summer vacation. Summers in rural Odisha during the early ’90s when inverters were yet to become a thing was particularly difficult. But even the Sun God … Continue reading Smile
Symmetry is boring but colors are awesome. Everytime we talk of rangoli, first two keywords that rank the highest must be colors and symmetry so last Diwali I just decided to chuck the concept of symmetry and play around with the traditional theme of Lakshmi-Ganesh. Lets see how many of the figures are clearly distinguishable: 1. Goddess Lakshmi with gold earrings and gold nose-ring blessing … Continue reading Inspiration #1: Rangoli