Remembering Dev Anand and Hemant Kumar

26th September happens to be the birth anniversary of the evergreen romantic hero Dev Anand. It is also the day when the legendary singer Hemant Kumar passed away, years ago in 1989. I was thinking first of separate posts for the two legends – both of whom I had watched / heard back in those growing up […]

The Monogram Murders – A review

I am a die-hard Agatha Christie fan. I love her books and have read each one of her books – especially those featuring Poirot and Marple.  A confession –  I do not view the current trend of resurrecting and recreating literary figures favourably. I avoid reading such books simply not to spoil the original world of words created in my mind […]


Lets see how far this attempt to blog goes on! I had started once before and had given it up due to, well… dont remember why. Guess, this requires more dedication and commitment than I had been willing to spend at that time! Here it is then, another attempt to blog! Hello and welcome! 🙂


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Sai Scribbles

From the Author of Abhaya

Evergreen Indian film music

Great film music and great music directors

Delightful Children's Books

Find a book to delight a child.

Novel approaches

From academic history to historical fiction virtual conference

Vintage Indian Clothing

A Brief History of the saree blouse and Indian fashion before 1960 with an occasional excursion after. All images are credited but if they are here by accident please do let me know and I will take it down. All posts also on


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