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Bhaichand Patel

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New York Diary

New York Diary

Jul 21, 2017

From NYrvana to Curry Hill-- How New York City has absorbed a little bit of Indianness...

50 Films That Changed Bollywood: Book Review

50 Films That Changed Bollywood: Book Review

Feb 21, 2017

The 1950s are often referred to as the Golden Age of Indian Cinema. Maybe. But there is no getting away from the fact that Bollywood is now making better films than it did in the past.

Only Some Are Swans

Only Some Are Swans

Oct 06, 2016

The incredible, uplifting and sad tale of one of Bollywood’s top divas

Her Voice Has Sweetened Life

Her Voice Has Sweetened Life

Sep 08, 2016

The prose is eccentric and has been badly edited, if at all. But a patient reader will be rewarded.

Trinidad & Tobago Diary

Trinidad & Tobago Diary

Jul 21, 2016

Only one Indian author has won the Nobel for literature. Trinidad and Tobago, with a population of a little over a million, has achieved this feat twice

They Both Had Six Bullets

They Both Had Six Bullets

Apr 21, 2016

Tells you all you need to know about the Salim-Javed screenwriting team

Encased In Mellifluence

Encased In Mellifluence

Feb 25, 2016

A homage to Jagjit Singh rather than an objective appraisal

Reigning Queen Of Early Gold

Reigning Queen Of Early Gold

Dec 11, 2015

An engrossing biography on Kanan Devi whose early years are shrouded in mystery.

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Nov 13, 2015

Once you protect the interests of only the majority community, you’ve really no right to call yourself a democracy despite your elections.

Main Aur Charles

Main Aur Charles

Nov 06, 2015

All style and no substance.

Locarno Diary

Locarno Diary

Sep 04, 2015

Locarno has alw­ays favoured young filmmakers and consistently provided a platform for their films.

Spineless Meets Ugly Duckling

Spineless Meets Ugly Duckling

Jul 17, 2015

Sidharth Bhatia’s book is invaluable to anyone interested in the early hist­ory of Indian cinema.

Pain Of An Unfinished Matter

Pain Of An Unfinished Matter

Jul 04, 2015

There is no major complication or conflict that would have shaken the novel to life.

Diner’s Dilemma

Diner’s Dilemma

Jun 04, 2015

In the era of 10 per cent service tax, should you pay extra tip?

Gurgaon Diary

Gurgaon Diary

Feb 20, 2015

It has over 20 swanky malls and probably more upscale restaurants than any other Indian city but that does not prevent it from being tacky.

Delhi Diary

Delhi Diary

Nov 14, 2014

It seems an idiosyncrasy to name something ‘Sodabottleopenerwala’, but it’s appropriate. The new Parsi restaurant in Khan Market is a witty take...

Mediterranean Diary

Mediterranean Diary

Sep 19, 2014

Cruises are good value for money. You pay about a thousand dollars per person for seven days on board in luxurious cabins, double occupancy.

Where Duck Meets Dosa

Where Duck Meets Dosa

Sep 11, 2014

An Indian restaurant in London that was named in June the National Restaurant of the Year...

After The Great Game

After The Great Game

May 23, 2014

This finely edited collection of essays is not a travel book in the conventional sense

Bhavnagari Sizz Bang Boom

Bhavnagari Sizz Bang Boom

May 23, 2014

The glittering Gujarati streak skeining through Bollywood

Jodhpur Diary

Jodhpur Diary

Mar 28, 2014

The only person wearing a jodhpur in Jodhpur was the cultural attache of the Spanish embassy...

Festival Of Lightness

Festival Of Lightness

Mar 21, 2014

Khushwant’s largeness of heart easily accommodated his few weaknesses

Masala In The Mahal

Masala In The Mahal

Jan 31, 2014

A heady mix of sex, glamour, decadence, duplicity and intrigues...

Bling Are The People

Bling Are The People

Nov 21, 2013

Readers with delicate sensibilities are warned; there are profanities and kinky activities aplenty here!

On The Sea, The Open Sea

On The Sea, The Open Sea

Aug 30, 2013

This is an interesting misadventure. Sudarshan is a fine writer who holds readers’ attention, but up to a point.

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