Film Fridays: Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)

Trailer Review Jab Tak Hai Jaan (As long As I Live) is Yash Chopra's last film as a director. His death just before the film's release marks the end of a two-decade collaboration between the director and Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood's reigning king. JTHJ tells the story of Samar, an NRI living in London … Continue reading Film Fridays: Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)

Book review: Power of a Common Man (2014)

Baadshah of Bollywood. King Khan. King of Bollywood. King of Romance. SRK. Tom Cruise of India. All these names describe one man: Shah Rukh Khan. Actor, producer, KKR owner, spokesperson, and businessman. These words also describe SRK. In her book, Power of a Common Man: Connecting with Consumers the SRK Way, Koral Dasgupta explains SRK’s … Continue reading Book review: Power of a Common Man (2014)

It’s just not cricket

Cricket is the national sport of India. Well, technically, hockey (field not ice) is the national sport. It is probably more accurate to say cricket is the national pastime, much the same way baseball is in the US. Baseball and cricket actually have quite a lot in common. There are innings (singular and plural), batters, … Continue reading It’s just not cricket