Every House Has a Soul

A photograph, a sketch, and some words to give a glimpse into houses. 
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Commendable Absurdist Independent Cinema from Orissa

Khyanikaa is all about moments, like snippets from a dream. It is set in coastal Orissa. The characters: Two men, a poet and an idler, in quest of the ever illusive idea. While fate acts judge and jury over their claims.  Glimpses of a skeptical society. Newspaper stories come alive and question the reader, quite literally. Boats become alternate realities and the postman a dream … Continue reading Commendable Absurdist Independent Cinema from Orissa

Of Minarets, Dreams, and Memories

Perched on a latticed window of a century old haveli, the pigeons fluttered about as irreverently as the milling crowd. Steeped in history, stumbling through the 21st century, the city of brick-red buildings and stone-walled minarets stands aloof. Like a proud lioness, now grown old she jealously guards her secrets. However, stay still by the tomb of Humayun and the djinns will speak to you. Continue reading Of Minarets, Dreams, and Memories