Scars Remain (Reading You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas)

Deepika Padukone has been in the news for Chhapak which releases on 10 January. The movie is based on the life of Laxmi Agarwal who is an acid attack survivor and how she rebuilds her life post the horrific incidence. It was almost twenty years ago that I first heard of an acid attack when … Continue reading Scars Remain (Reading You Beneath Your Skin by Damyanti Biswas)

Hiraeth- Partition Stories from 1947

My grandmother died almost ten years ago. I remember her last few years, when she would invariably express her desire to visit her maternal home, one that she hadn’t been to in a long time. One that was now just another version of the place she had once known. What is that one thing that … Continue reading Hiraeth- Partition Stories from 1947

Book Review: The Adventures of the JP Family

Blogchatter Book Review Programme AUTHOR: Radhika Acharya BOOK NAME: The Adventures of the J P Family GENRE: Humour/ Fiction TOTAL NUMBER OF PAGES: Sixty-two PUBLISHER: Blogchatter ABOUT THE AUTHOR Radhika Acharya is not a newbie writer. She has been successfully putting her thoughts to paper since her college days. Her lost love for writing was … Continue reading Book Review: The Adventures of the JP Family