As Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy is set to stream in India, a new trailer of the drama that captures the mood in a newly independent India has been shared on Netflix. The web series is about lives of four families in a new country and changing social ethos. 19-year-old Lata (Tanya Maniktala) has only one wish – to choose her own husband. Her mother Rupa (Mahira Kakkar), however, is set on finding her a ‘suitable boy’. As Tanya grapples with her wish and that of her mother’s, Maan Kapoor (Ishaan Khatter) and courtesan Saeeda Bai’s (Tabu) forbidden romance is giving heartburn to his father Mahesh (Ram Kapoor). The couple in love is blind to society’s disapproval. The series is adapted from Vikram Seth’s award-winning book.
The show also stars Vinay Pathak, Vijay Varma, Vijay Raaz, Shahana Goswami, Ranvir Shorey, Rasika Dugal, Randeep Hooda, Shubham Saraf, Mikhail Sen, Danesh Razvi,
You would be wise to distance yourself from a narcissist and to abstain from a close relationship with a person who exhibits such traits as it will bing you pain. There are practical reasons why such uncaring narcissists tend to be successful in many areas of life, such as in business, in politics, and in domineering others. First of all, they believe themselves to be the most important people in the world and have an image of grandiosity as well as immense self-importance lacking empathy. These traits provide them with the vision that they will be great leaders. For this reason, they will say anything to arrive at the top. Such narcissists are to be found in all fields, even in the offices of those professional people whom we generally take for granted as trustworthy. If you are involved with a narcissist, you should “not” put off the inevitable escape. … Read More
It is very common to hear these days that romance is dead, or that love and relationships of the present age just do not have the passion of the old days. But how true is that? Were relationships of the past so filled with romance and so perfect as often described?
The truth is, all those amazing love stories that are told in great novels and movies, even when real, are the rarest of relationships. From an early age, a perception is created in people’s minds about love and relationships, that it should all be as in fairy tales or in a romance; that love, when it comes, will be forever and will be a perfect and a smooth ride. Human beings are not perfect, therefore their relationships can’t be perfect either.
We’re not that much different from people who lived centuries ago; our core is still the same, our … Read More
Politics is dirty. Politics is filthy. Yes. Politics is ruthless and not for the faint hearted. It is a game that drains your heart of any grace and soul. It fills it instead with rage and unspeakable maladies. That is precisely the point. Calm and congenial fellows hardly vote – the angry and passionate do!
People often wonder why anybody in their right mind ever wants to be in politics in the first place? I sometimes wonder about that too. In reality, dirty as it main seem, much good in history has been accomplished through politics. Think of the end of slavery in Europe and the America’s. The workers rights and compensation in major world economies. The civil liberties or civil rights and the franchise it is in developed democracies across the globe. This is perhaps why despite the inherent slime, I still find it fascinating to watch endless loop … Read More
Do you really make yourselves believe you are governed by a democracy? If that were the case, as we have been made to believe over the years, why is that candidates – both democrats and republicans – spend billions of dollars to win elections? You know, it’s interesting how we think we are better than others, when that is not the truth. Three books to read if you love politics: 12 Hour Work Days-Helicopter Parents-Serving One Purpose and Abandoning the Other, Why It Is Easy To Control People When They Are Afraid – Trump’s Motivation of Power and His Admiration of Putin, The Numbers Game.
We cannot celebrate our freedoms if we can’t afford a slice of bread, work our fingers to the bone for a single meal, while the United States members of congress, house of representatives go on a rampage, running billion dollar campaigns, and behave as though … Read More