The writer is the editor of ‘House Spirit: Drinking in India’
The secret love for cinema so bad it is good cuts across languages. Can you resist a Hindi film with rubber crocodiles?
Delhi sets high, coarse standards of wealth. In this city, everyone is a hustler wrangling his way to the top. Delhi does things on a certain scale. The accidents in south Delhi involve jewellers’ sons smashing yellow Lamborghinis into dividers.
Is it a ‘naagin’? Is it a being possessed? No, it is the north Indian male doing his best ‘shaadi’ dance.
Eighteen is when the big transition happens, when the past and the future brim with exciting possibilities. And through it all, there was music, rich and diverse, to make life meaningful.
A searingly honest account of one man’s struggle with bipolar disorder
A snapshot of Kathmandu’s hot zone is not designed to please the armchair tourist
The popstar pushed musical boundaries while constantly including diverse listeners.
Post-liberalisation, sex was no longer a dirty word and choice extended to everything — partners, condoms, platforms and even consequences.
Despite its dark subject, this is a relentlessly funny book on getting back on track after doing drugs
Travelling around the globe,from love hotels in Tokyo to seedy bars in Varanasi,chasing the smoke