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Ticker Eats The World

A proud Sagittarius having varied interests which keep changing from time to time. Travel, Food, Films, Books, Music, and Photography are some which have stayed with me over the years and I enjoy partaking in them, in one form or another, even now. Although, my kids take up most of my time, it has been fun watching them grow and develop interests of their own, some of which thankfully coincide with mine.

Film | Mayday (2013)

Today, I’ve decided to take a slightly different route – the road less travelled, if you may. Mayday is a fictional story, but I love how it is set in a picturesque quiet town in the countryside. It’s the kind of place everyone dreams about travelling to. We love the quaintness […]

Film | Hoop Dreams (1994)

Considered as one of the most influential documentaries, Hoop Dreams is also regarded as one of the best. Seeped in reality, the film follows William Gates and Arthur Agee, two basketball NBA dreamers/hopefuls, from their Freshman Year in School till admissions into College, a period of about 4 […]

The Tea Seller of Nandgaon

Sitting cross-legged amidst an array of delicious confectioneries, he was starting to get impatient. “Aap rehne he do, nahi bechni aur kachori aapko” (leave it now, I don’t want to sell any more kachoris to you) he said with slight irritation. There was no anger in his words. […]

Film | Fly a Legacy (2012)

Memories! Memories that live on. Fly a Legacy is a personal celebration of memories, memories that have left a legacy behind… I’ve known Ronnie B. Goodwin for a few years now, through Facebook. My first interaction with him happened when I reviewed his exceptionally wonderful short film Shooter, […]

Film | Radioman (2012)

He’s been called a “cultural institution” by Tom Hanks. To some, he is a lucky charm. With countless guests and blink-and-you’ll-miss appearances in films, Radioman is a person that defines the city of New York. I have often called myself a film enthusiast or even a film fanatic, […]