21c Stories

Writing for the new century

RIP Shashi Kapoor


THE FILM… that set many a trends. Shashi Kapoor actually speaks Kashmiri in two scenes.



2:21 The manner in which she is drinking tea becomes the first vital clue that unravels the plot in the end. An unfair, regressive, deviously manipulative story line.

Bombay Talkie

Lucia: What do I know of your bloody customs.




The extraordinary ‘scientist’.

And two of his many “creations”:

Glass houses

Crazy stuff,

Incredible journey


The Saad Truth


Testicular fortitude