Tagged: women

Tumhari Sulu

Tumhari Sulu Movie Review- Helloh…Wowza!

Sulu’s irrepressible and incorrigible. (SLIGHT SPOILER START) The first song is hilarious, being a mashup of athletes, dancers and the morning rush anyone who does housework knows. Sulu announces that she wants to be...

Woman

Cross the line

“Why is Sita so passive, ma’am?” piped up a girl in my Hindi class, as I was teaching an excerpt from Ramayana. Flummoxed, I stared at her. She bounced back in her seat, thinking...

Mall

Dropping shopping

Well, it depends on what kind of shopping we’re talking about. One woman’s paneer is another man’s karela. Clothes shopping I’m not a fan of shopping for clothes mostly. Only when a top is...

Phoolan Devi

The Making of the Bandit Queen

I was 11 when I tried to save my father’s land. He didn’t care, the ungrateful bastard. Married me off to a man thrice my age In exchange for a cow. Son of a...

Radhika Vaz

Older, Angrier, Hairer- Radhika Vaz is Funnier

When I tweeted to Radhika that I couldn’t wait to attend her show, she replied, “Me too. It’s like losing my virginity again.” Although initially I was taken aback, I laughed later. Waiting is...

Rape them back

Rape them back

This inspiring speech by Kavita Krishnan, Secretary of the All Indian Progressive Women’s Association drove me to write on the rape. The anger is something we all feel, which we often need to suppress. Grin...

Celebrating Womanhood

Celebrating Myself as a Woman

When I think of a woman, I think of creation. Whether it is the myth of Mother Nature, the reality of child bearing, or the daily task of cooking, making something from nothing is...

The Medicine Show

Waiting

Had a good time at The Medicine Show, The Living Room. I specially liked the three women singers and their funny lyrics- “While I’m waiting for the man I’m dating and he’s stuck in...