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It was a hot Sunday afternoon in the city of Mumbai. I was sitting in an auto rickshaw on the way to a friend’s place at Andheri, waiting for the infamous Mumbai traffic to clear. I was gazing longingly at the cool, delicious icecream in the hand of the kid in the next rickshaw, when a loud “Aye” interrupted my thoughts. I turned back around just in time to see a fat, beefy man pull the driver of my rickshaw out onto the jammed road and start beating him up.  They caught each other by their collars and started a fist fight, disrupting the efforts of an elderly gentleman who, in the absence of a traffic policeman, was trying to direct the traffic. It didn’t take long to find the culprit. It was a big red smear on the fat man’s white Mercedes: my rickshaw wallah seemed to have spit paan on it. Luckily, after twenty minutes or so, the collar grabbing, scuffling and the choicest of Hindi abuses ceased. All of us emerged unscathed except the paan-spewing rickshaw-wallah(who stopped for another paan down the road) and the elderly gentleman who had his glasses broken. This was just thirty minutes into the life of a Mumbaikar.



The Birth of a Shopaholic

Posted: October 3, 2011 in About Me
I cannot forget that day. Not because it was the day of my first terminal exam, but because of the, umm, vision I had. Call it an awakening. Call it a divine intervention. But it was definitely a change of some sort. I never cared for dressing up or anything to do with looking good, just the occasional smear of kaajal, that’s it…until before 28th September. (more…)

Dance! :)

Posted: June 6, 2011 in About Me

One of my posts from another blog of mine (dated June 15th, 2010…last Danceworx worshop 🙂 ) :

Every sane person’s existence is driven by some passion, something that makes them happy, something that gives them kicks. The passion which makes up all their dreams and desires.
There’s so much a person can get addicted to and be passionate about (and no, I do not mean Facebook or any other such and habits). (more…)

The Ten Day YOU Challenge-10

Posted: June 1, 2011 in About Me

Day 10:

A picture of me 🙂 (more…)

The Ten Day YOU Challenge-9

Posted: May 31, 2011 in About Me

Day Nine:

Two Songs: (more…)

the Ten Day YOU Challenge-8

Posted: May 30, 2011 in About Me
Day Eight:

Three Films:
1. Titanic (more…)

The Ten Day YOU Challenge-7

Posted: May 30, 2011 in About Me
Day Seven:
Four (or so) books:
1. Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials
2. Harry Potter Series (more…)