Life Lessons From Queen JLo Who’s Just the BEST Life Coach EVER!

If you know even the wee-est bit of Jennifer Lopez then you know that she is, was and probably will be a powerhouse, an unstoppable force of nature ever and ever and ever. This woman seems to have done it all and done it better. Not only is she a phenomenal actress, performer, singer, song writer and dancer, she is just as terrific a human being. All the while seeming to not age a day over 25. If there is anyone who seems to have figured out this puzzle called life, it’s got to be her. Every word out of…Continue Reading

This Lavani On ‘What Is Consent?’ Is EXACTLY What India Needs Right Now

In recent times, if there ever was something spoken on the topic of consent, it was Amitabh Bachchan’s terrific performance in the movie, ‘Pink’. It brought to light the importance of the term and how misconstrued it is in modern Indian society. Last week I discovered a phenomenal documentary by Paromita Vohra, a celebrated filmmaker, who voiced about this subject with delightful boldness. While one might expect such heavy visuals to back the seriousness of the topic at hand, Vohra takes you by surprise. She begins to create a dialogue between two women, both of varying ages, through medium of…Continue Reading

Kalki Koechlin’s New Short Film Is…Well…It’s FASCINATING? (I Think)

I’m a sucker for freaky films that can have a million meanings and interpretations, but WHAT did I just watch??? ‘The Job’ a short film directed by Siddharth Sinha and starring Kalki Koechlin is a film that has me in a state of “?????” Tracing the story of an expat who is trying to keep her job (the only problem is that she can’t differentiate between reality and dreams) and well, the story gets confusing after a point. People have traced similarities with Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth (you’ll see why) but the story still does not give you a definite conclusion.…Continue Reading

11 Things You’ll Get If You STILL Obsessively Love Harry Potter (Always!)

Amen to the world of J.K.Rowling, because nothing else even compares to its gilded charm. And now, ladies and gents, we are tribe. We, the folks who are utterly and blessedly ruined by the Harry Potter series, pledge our undying allegiance to it. Let’s face it, we’ve all tried to act either like Harry or Fred or any other HP character for that matter, at some point in time. And if you’re one of those too, this list will give you all the feels. You’ve tried to ‘accio’ your lost things, multiple times. Your boss highly resembles ‘He Who Must…Continue Reading

Indian Weddings, Annoying Relatives & Shah Rukh Khan; This Comedian Nailed It ALL

It’s not uncommon to spot hordes of stand-up comedians in India, as of today. Comedy is a tricky thing. You can either have the audience hooting you on or there’s this deadpan silence even after you’ve cracked your best joke. I guess what I am trying to say is this: it’s difficult to find a stand-up comedian you can continue watching, show after show. But Sundeep Sharma’s raw, unprecedented comedy proves he’s a natural. We all have a bunch of ridiculously annoying relatives who are such a pain in the ass to deal with. Weddings or no weddings, they seem…Continue Reading

When Things Don’t Seem To Go Your Way, Hang In There

You know how it is. Life seems to be going rather slow, you feel like all your dreams are coming crashing down and it feels like you’re swimming in this weird limbo. You try to take control of the situation, you try to push your way forward but time seems to throw you back at double the speed. You really don’t know what to do. Exactly the way Ray from Adulting feels when she really wants that project at work, and all her boss asks her to do is “be patient”. Phew! If that wasn’t enough, there is also this…Continue Reading

13 Things You’ll Totally Love If You’re Someone Who’s Always Short On Time

They say there are 24 hours in a day…well, that’s what they say. And yet it is so that you find yourself wondering, sometimes several times a day, how this fact could be scientifically accurate. How can you always be running out of time? And is there no way around this perennial time-crunch called ‘life’? Well, yes there is! With an entire generation going through the same dilemma, of course there are life-savers that help us save, manage, or make the most of whatever time we DO have! If you’re someone who gets this, here are 13 things you absolutely…Continue Reading

If You Didn’t LOL At These 14 Bollywood Scenes, Then You’re Dead On The Inside

I’m not the happiest person to be around. Really. Smiles appear once every 300 years, and most of them when I’m in front of a screen. When I’m watching brilliantly written scenes that make even my resting bitch-face crack up. So if you’re having a bad day, and simply want to LOL your way through it: here you go. And if you don’t LOL at this, then maybe you’ve forgotten how to laugh. When Veeru drunkenly stood on the water tower when Basanti rejected his proposal in ‘Sholay’. Jai literally giving zero fucks added to the scene. When Geet loses…Continue Reading

When You Have A Million Followers, But Only One Best Friend

I’m someone who constantly checks social media. Who tracks how many people have seen my Instagram stories and tracks EVERY stupid poll EVER. Mostly because it gives me the illusion of well…having people care. And the truth is, they probably do. I mean, they care enough to reply to my stories, and be nice to me when the Internet can be a truly, truly dark place. And honestly, their replies make me forget the friends I’ve made IN REAL LIFE. You know, the best friend who stuck around before I was even on social media. Who’s been there for 8…Continue Reading

13 Indie Indian Films That Are SO Much Better Than 100CR Blockbusters

I sort of lost faith in Indian cinema as I watched EVERY Salman Khan film rake in the big bucks. But then an amazing thing happened: I chanced upon the trailer of ‘Waiting’ on YouTube, and felt myself turn into a puddle of tears. And that- that opened me up to the plethora of Indie films that really deserve to be seen by so many more people. If you’re like me, and SO done with the commercial, masala flicks or really…just looking for a change in the things you watch – well, this list is for you. Miss Lovely (2012)…Continue Reading