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10th Bengaluru International Film Festival – My 5th time!!

This year’s edition is bigger than ever with 200+ films being screened 400+ times. While regular competition sections are there, this time around, the highlight theme is Human Rights and Social Justice.

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Obituary: Icon Club

The menu card had changed, it was a clumsy, colorful large laminated handout. The place hardly had any customers in there. The waiters had changed, the bartenders I knew were no longer working there and even the floor managers I knew weren’t to be seen anywhere. The items on the menu had changed and I could no longer order my regulars. 

A walk through Old Bengaluru

We walked close to ten kilometres today, through a variety of localities, from the crowded Chickpete to the well planned Basavanagudi. I realized how I missed those walks. I realized the need to get back to photography, to fill these blogs with frames that capture the essence of this city, it’s energy and colours. 

You are your city’s ambassador

I believe every city has its own character. Cities are characterized by a synergy that exists between its peoples, cultures, food, economy, art, music and such things.

Monsoon is here!

As it showers, keep that book aside, run to your terrace and drench yourself, get soaked in whatever you’re wearing, but make sure you’re wearing something. Stretch your arms out, lift your head upwards, feel those droplets on your face and body.

Rain, water down the drain!

So when it rained dinosaurs today, I was estimating the amount if water that I could have harvested in 4 hours. 

All the name game shame blame same!

The people that matter will continue to call Bhagwan Mahaveer Road as Infantry Road. Basaveshwara Circle is Chalukya Circle. And Sankey Road is well, Sankey Road!

Bengaluru Mass-Molestation – A post-mortem analysis – Part I

A number of questions are being asked and statements are being made by different people as a post-mortem of the incident is being carried out. But, how valid are those questions? Are we being reasonable when we ask a few things..? Have we asked all the right questions? Where are we as a society?

A Tale of Two Public Opinions

For the people, by the people, of the people. That’s democracy by the textbook. Very little of that exists today. …