On lessons I have learned, and some more that I need to learn, as I step into the 46th year of my Life.
The book begins with a hit and run case, but gradually emerges to be the tragic story of the heroine fleeing her miserable life as a victim of domestic violence. The writing is bold, in that the scenes depicting the violence inflicted by the husband are graphic. It does need a lot of strength and willpower to read about the acts of violence endured by the poor woman at the hands of her beastly husband. I shuddered as…
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On this Women’s Day (2018) sharing this post from last year. Saluting Woman Power!
I admit, I am late in discussing this event, but did you watch the controversial ‘Koffee with Karan’ episode, two weeks ago? The one where the uber-talented Kangana Ranaut and Saif Ali Khan were Karan Johar’s guests on his famous couch, sipping coffee along with him? Did you notice Kangana’s confidence and her sassiness? Do you remember her repartees, her jibes, her ripostes that were well-aimed at Mr. Johar? How fearlessly she spoke her mind without mincing words! And, she was in conversation with one of the Big Daddies of Bollywood!
I am an admirer of Ms. Ranaut, and I was blown away by her candour. The fact that she gave two hoots about diplomacy, and about the men in power in the hindi film industry, shows how self-assured she is. She wasn’t born into the industry, with a silver spoon; she entered the industry as an “outsider”, who…
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Saluting the Hero who resides within every Woman!
I had my first period at the age of 12, and today, as I sense menopause peeping from round the corner, I remember a statement made by a professor way back in college: "Celebrate menstruation! It is what makes you a woman!" Golden words, those, considering, we… Continue reading Why whisper, when you can be carefree? #Period Pride