Salim, based in Kochi, is the author of ‘Vanity Bagh'
Unwilling to be a marathon tourist anywhere, a writer prefers to stop time by simply going in the opposite direction.
A grandmother who saw only darkness for decades, and yet lit up the holidays with her love.
Growing up in Varkala, writer Anees Salim dreamt of the coldest countries and their long winters. He wanted his memories to be the colour of snow. Years later, his search comes to an end in Budapest.
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.