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Ruchir Joshi
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Ruchir Joshi

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Budhha Baba, Turn The Cap

Budhha Baba, Turn The Cap

Jun 08, 2015 Ruchir Joshi

Old Monk, the brown sage-head Indian men swear allegiance to

Well, They Weren’t Really Eighteen

Well, They Weren’t Really Eighteen

Nov 04, 2013 Ruchir Joshi

Coming of age at 18? No, in India, we do things a little differently. But as blank slates go, the hope is our...

The Trojan Horse of Happiness

The Trojan Horse of Happiness

Nov 28, 2011 Ruchir Joshi

Ever since GLIP, or the Great Leap Into Profit, our happiness has fused with the desire for unattainable...

The Eye Of The Beholder

The Eye Of The Beholder

Dec 14, 2009 Ruchir Joshi

In the post-porn fantasy world, every man is a stud star, every woman a risque raani

Canapé Capers

Canapé Capers

Jul 17, 2007 Ruchir Joshi

There is no more callous, matlabi and blindered creature than a modern art-apparatchik, I suspect not just...

Burnt Toast

Burnt Toast

Mar 20, 2007 Ruchir Joshi

So why were the waiters so solicitous to our dillittante? "Our third friend, who's looking the most stylishly...

Nava Nava Purush

Nava Nava Purush

Dec 11, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

Perhaps it's time to imagine an Indian New Man into existence...

Single In New Deloo

Single In New Deloo

Oct 30, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

No need to buy this strange little compilation for your bathroom bookshelf, go read it at a bookstore in...

Lndn Smaks Me

Lndn Smaks Me

Jun 05, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

This 343-pg medium-fat-boy comes with plenty of surface sass and shiny digit-beads. Sure, it's kind of...

Days Of Wine And Poses

Days Of Wine And Poses

Jun 02, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

It's my theory that, just like a piece of land that shouldn't be over-cultivated, no city should be...

Write Of Way

Write Of Way

May 26, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

The cherub is standing next to Amit Chaudhuri and it makes a beautifully complete picture--cute Pravasi Bongs...

A Place To Hang Your Art

A Place To Hang Your Art

May 12, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

While it is too early to proclaim the divide between the arty-ratti and the aam-public extinct, there is a...

Bring Back The Movies

Bring Back The Movies

Apr 28, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

Why doesn't going to the multiplex and paying through your nose provide the kind of rush it used to in the...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Apr 21, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

Dillittante would like to salute the passing of a great fellow Dillittante and Dil-e-Tant, Bhaskar...

Shrimati Agatha Christie?

Shrimati Agatha Christie?

Apr 10, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

Okay, somebody please release blood-coloured smoke from the high chimney of Homicide House, for we, at last,...

No Free Launches

No Free Launches

Apr 07, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

There has developed in Delhi a connoisseurship of the participatory performance form called the `Booklaunch'....

Frame By Frame

Frame By Frame

Mar 31, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

A great natural tragedy bites into a coast equally very far from Batra Hospital and the DU Campus. A a...

Scotch Free

Scotch Free

Mar 24, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

Knowing how keenly I feel this lack in my life, a kind friend took me along to a carded launch for a Single...

Ageing Like Wine

Ageing Like Wine

Mar 17, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

Girija Devi accompanied by Kishan Maharaj on the tabla. It was cold and the old lady had a slight sore...

Chanson d'amour

Chanson d'amour

Mar 10, 2006 Ruchir Joshi

This is not a review column, and furthermore it's a column specifically prohibited from gushing, so why was...