Role-play & Love

We have cupid shooting arrows on 14th February. So we are told. But how can we forget that this is not the only day the chubby cherub comes out to play; at least not in India where we have a karvachath. As if Valentine’s Day wasn’t enough, couples have Karvachauth as well to schmaltz over…

You Do? Neeti Palta + Husband

Neeti Palta, stand-up comic, Script writer Rahul Soota, banker Relationship status: married (arranged) Script Very innocently she accepted her uncle’s invitation to dinner, with no inkling of a sneaky blind date set-up. Neeti was visiting Delhi during her college break as a post-graduate student from Pune. She was accustomed to his friends dropping in last…

Nitpicking on Besharam (Bollywood)

I agreed to watch Besharam last night, after much contemplation. This is what racked/wrecked my brain cells. Storyline by IMDB: Babli (Ranbir Kapoor) is a street-smart car mechanic living in a Delhi orphanage. He is charming and lives life to the fullest. He also steals cars to support his orphanage. He has no sense of right or wrong…

Married A Clown: Sorabh Pant + Wife

Sorabh Pant, stand-up comic, author Iva Bagchi, writer Relationship status: married  Script “I work as a monkey in a zoo,” is how Sorabh had introduced himself to Iva five years ago. The evening had passed in a blur and the next day the comedian sent a friend request to all the girls he had met…