Monthly Archive: March 2015

Timbuktu - Oscar 2015 Best Foreign Film nominee

Oscar 2015 Nominees – Best Foreign Films

Like every year, it was a night of some surprises and some deft blows. No two films can be compared on the same pedestal – for the process of creation varies from one piece of...

Kinnauri old couple - Kinnaur

Experiencing Kinnaur on a Bus Ride

Kinnaur is a magical land indeed. The affinity and the bonding that people share among themselves and visitors is unimaginable in any other region of India. Lovnish experienced this first hand during a short bus ride...

Boogaloo and Graham - BAFTA 2015

2015 BAFTA Nominees For Best Live Action Short Films

Short films are no more a mere indulgence of amateurs. Today there are dedicated international platforms egging on such short projects with funding and release. Many prolific directors started their careers with groundbreaking shorts like Christopher...

A traditional dance during the Losar festivities, Kinnaur

Colors and Divinity: The Festivals of Kinnaur

The festivities for Sazo had begun by the time Lovnish Thakur, a development entrepreneur in the Himachal, had settled in his gracious host Ajay’s home in Chaura, a nondescript village in tribal Kinnaur. The...

Karsog Valley from town

Getting Lost in Laidback Karsog

Sometimes we are hard to convince while on other times an impulse pushes us into the throes of another adventure. Karsog valley for most is an example of the latter. Hardly mentioned in travel...