My Stay at Prince Desert Camp, Jaisalmer – In the Middle of Nowhere

Everything happens for the best. No really! Earlier this year, we planned a new year’s getaway to the Rann of Kutch to visit the famous Rann Utsav. Unfortunately our bookings, done by an online travel agent, got cancelled at the last moment. And with that our dreams of staying in tents and star gazing at midnight in the vast white desert of the Rann of Kutch were in shambles. But the travel enthusiasts that we…

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The Twilight Series in Retrospect – An Analysis

Yesterday, Twilight was playing on television and it led me to retrospect the good, the bad and the overall craze this franchise garnered all through its cinematic journey. So here I am, penning down some of my observations and analysis about Twilight’s phenomenal craze and how the critics and intellectuals never really favored the film. If you followed social media closely, you would notice that Twilight’s popularity was clearly divided into 2 categories. First were…

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Cinema in Retrospect: C.I.D (1956) – A film that launched careers

C.I.D. (1956) needs no introduction. Film connoisseurs have time and again called it a classic and the music of the film is popular till date. Yet, for those unaware (mainly newer generation or those who may not be much of a movie buff), let’s do a quick recap about this crime thriller. Produced by Guru Dutt and directed by Raj Khosla, C.I.D starred Dev Anand in the lead as Inspector Shekhar who is in charge…

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