Short Story-Muddy Marbles

Muddy marbles is one of the short stories from the book ‘Imprints-colors of life’ authored by me and friend.

ॐ – the cult of 600 releases

Om, a Kannada movie that took its birth in 1995 from the artistic mind of Upendra went on to become an iconic masterpiece that released itself over 600 times in over 400 theatres in Karnataka. I had heard a lot about this movie back in school days but never felt the urge of watching it as…

Himavad Gopalaswamy hill – The 1st trip

The feelings born for the first time leaves behind the imprint forever, so does this trip. The memories of this place is as fresh as the toothpaste that greets the teeth every morning bringing a sense of positivism. The first trip that we had set ourselves free in the open world once the pocket had…

Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer, situated in the State of Rajasthan, well known as the Golden City owing to its yellow sandstone architecture attracted our attention to set foot in this city, more than anything but for the desire of experiencing a desert atmosphere. After setting out a detailed research of the city and particularly concentrating on the desert…

Coorg, Madikeri

We booked the homestay (Chirpy Blooms) as part of our coorg trip. The homestay is around 10 kms away from Raja seat and from this point, we had to get down the hill to reach the homestay. One needs to definitely rely on google maps or drive slowly looking out for proper sign and landmark…

A Dog’s purpose

Dogs have always been my favorite. We ended up having two such lovely souls namely Sony and Rosy who touched our lives by their unconditional love and loyalty and left their permanent marks in the heart. While Sony (German Shepherd) came in through a proper exchange of my Aunt’s money, Rosy had landed in the corner of…

Paneer Tikka – Born on a boring summer evening

My niece happened to run out of activities today and sat with a frown face, complaining that she was getting bored. My whole week had ended up making me tired and I had marked the day to stay indoors. I suggested playing some animated movies on TV but she was disinterested. Swimming was out of…

Manchanabele Dam, Bangalore

Manchanabele dam, a scenic spot at a decent distance from Bangalore (around 40-50 kms) happens to be a short and sweet getaway. En route one can catch the glimpse of the big banyan tree which once had enjoyed to the tunes of Dharmendar and Amitabh singing ‘Yeh Dosti Hum Nahi Todenge’ in Sholay. Not many…

Orkut gave me a great friend….

Its been 10 years since I Met Vasu in 2008. The memories of meeting him in person at Amoeba in M.G. Road, Bangalore still remains fresh and the camera did capture that moment. A person who got introduced on the Orkut platform (similar to facebook) went on to become one of the best-est friend of…

A walk up North – Taj Mahal

I happened to visit Delhi in the winter of 2003 to attend a marriage function and the heart had desired to pay a visit to atleast one of the seven wonders on the earth. After all the body flew so many miles far away from south and and an extra 200-300 kms was worth the…

Movie review – Hrudaya Hadithu (The Heart Sang)

This movie still roams around in my memories at times for being the first Kannada movie that I watched as a kid in a theatre. My cousin elder brother (in the neighborhood) who was in his teens back then, took me along for his company as he had to part only with half the money…