IT’S MORE THAN LIPSTICK

I just happened to see the film, “Lipstick under my burkha”, and I absolutely loved it. Lives of five women, so different in their own lives and yet their stories intermingled to one simple question, “Do we not exist?’ Though the film, “Lipstick under my burkha” took the narrative on lines of freedom of women’s sexuality, the more poignant question that arose was that of their individuality. Read More

WHY IS RESPECT MORE IMPORTANT THAN LOVE IN A RELATIONSHIP?

Why is respect more important than love in a relationship? A question that finds its answers only through the flitting pages of time. The transient emotions of love will change like the seasons while respect will give you the home to enjoy, celebrate, recover, sustain and shelter you through the vagaries of the nature of love. Read More

ARE YOU A DRAMA QUEEN?

Isn’t there an actor inside each of us, secretly embarking on his/her own histrionics, making our lives a stage, a film, our very own series, sequel after sequel in the hope of coveting that award for a performance of a lifetime. Read More

RELATIONSHIPS WITHOUT EXPECTATIONS

When we have expectations even from ourselves : how we have to be, how we have to behave, what we have to do, how well we have to do it, in how much time can we accomplish it, and so on…isn’t it the most unrealistic thing to say that any relationship can exist without expectation. Read More

LIFE IS A CELEBRATION : BIRTHDAY MEMORIES

Born a princess, into the Royal Family of the Patwardhans from Sangli. This particular ghagra was made for my 1st birthday with real gold resham work. My mother preserved it and gave it to me when I had my daughter Avantika. Read More

A Daughter's Mother

A DAUGHTER’S MOTHER

There is something about having a daughter! She changed my world and then drew me into that special world that I built around her. They called it blind love, pampering and even obsession for a while then they realized it wasn’t what I did but how I felt inside. Read More

WORDS OR SWORDS

WORDS OR SWORDS

All it takes is the S …. Sarcasm and absence of sensitivity to turn mere words into swords that can pierce into the heart. Read More

Woman Empowerment

PERMISSION GRANTED

Really!!!! Astounding how many families in India think that allowing a girl to work, be it daughter, wife or daughter-in-law is being supportive. The thought is, the very fact that she has been given permission is support enough! Read More