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A dastangoi in progress | Photo Courtesy: dastangoi.blogspot.com

Dastangoi: The Fading Art of Urdu Storytelling

India has been a hub of storytelling and narration from time immemorial. Generations have literally grown up at the feet of our grandparents, listening fascinatedly to all time favourite bedtime stories in wide-eyed wonder....

Tree Walk, Trivandrum

Back to Nature: The Tree Walk of Trivandrum

The lush green cover, the cool morning breeze, and the immersive sight of beautiful huge trees scattered all over is what once defined the greenest city of India – Trivandrum. Sadly, with the advent of...

V S Naipaul

V S Naipaul: A Literateur Par Excellence

Do something that compels someone to write about you, or write something yourself. And well, Sir V S Naipaul qualifies for both! This man of aristocratic words and simple living had his ancestral roots amidst indentured laborers....

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Vir Das: From Weirdass to the Unbelievable

                             “Musicians write songs, artists paint, I parody.” -VIR DAS A man with an incomparable humour, unmatched swiftness and an absolutely weird ass! No offence, but this guy who misuses his good name, Vir...