With both parts, I came out with mixed feelings. I sorted them by devouring reviews (the long eloquent kind and the Twitter kind), watching decoding videos, reading parts of the books, and talking to my friends. Then, I watched the movies again, only to like every bit of it.
While the Mani Ratnam’s Ponniyin Selvan is a near perfect adaptation, there are some significant deviations from the books.
I decided to set up a framework for my life. A way to always know where I am and where I am going. A quality checking decision tree that would filter my thoughts and only bother me with the ones that matter.
The irresponsible way in which pregnancies and childbirths are portrayed on TV and the naiveté with which I consumed them lead me to discover the hilarious, shocking, and mind-boggling lies TV perpetuated when I became pregnant.
Adulthood is going to be equal parts exciting and perplexing. As I turn 30, here are 20 pieces of advice I can give you to make this treacherous decade a tiny bit easier to navigate.
The choreography is so intense in these songs that you can do a full-body workout by dancing to them everyday. They might be colourless but they’re full of life.
Our outrage is not selective. It is contextual. When you feel outraged, sit down, take a deep breath, and analyse why you don’t feel the same level of anger for objectively wrong things like murder, rape, genocide, wars.