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Shanta (The Story Of Rama’s Sister) by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

Shanta (The Story Of Rama’s Sister) by Anand Neelakantan | Book Reviews

We know a lot of Lord Rama and his family through various versions of Ramayana. The most famous (and considered authentic) two versions of Ramayana are (1) Ancient Valmiki Ramayana and (2)Saint Tulsidas’ Ramayana. Lord Rama (aka Ram) is an ideal human being and his character is dignified and glorified as “Maryada Purushottama”. There are many Film/TV Series adaptations were presented by various makers showing their own vision of Ramayana. Needless to say that the most popular TV Series was Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana. Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru also talked about the influence of Ramayana on Indian people in his well-received book, ... Read More »

Million Dollar Arm | Hollywood Movie | Personal Reviews

Million Dollar Arm | Hollywood Movie | Personal Reviews

India has always been the land that has attracted rest of the world for one reason or another ever since the dawn of civilisation. The earliest we can recall is when it was the chosen land of the Aryans. Then for centuries, it attracted people from Asia including Turks, Arabs, Mongols, Mughals and even Alexander the Great wasn’t finished with conquering the world until he reached India. In the dark middle ages of Europe, it was the land of prosperity and riches which inspired perilous journeys through the Atlantic Sea that led to the discovery of New World and more. ... Read More »

The November Man | A Spy Thriller | Views And Reviews

The November Man | A Spy Thriller | Views And Reviews

For an English actor the role of James Bond is a special place to be in, as it boosts the career like never before and gets him everywhere in the world. This was very true for Pierce Brosnan when he was hailed as the best Bond ever after his debut in early 1990s as Ian Fleming‘s quintessentially British spy. Even though Daniel Craig took over and was lucky enough to get the Bond films that are arguably the best written of the series, Pierce Brosnan has retained quite a large fan base that loved to see him in these spy ... Read More »

Captain Phillips | Hollywood Movie Reviews

Captain Phillips | Hollywood Movie Reviews

The attraction of finding riches without working for it has always been very strong with humans. Theft, pilferage, fraud – whatever you call it, it is an assault on any man’s right to own the money and goods they have earned. And it is no wonder that in the seafaring world, the pirates are the worst possible enemies of free trade and movement. Most of the pirate stories, apart from the glamorous take in ‘pirates of the Carribean’ series has always focused on the brutality and senselessness of this heinous crime. Some of the best thrillers we have come across ... Read More »

The boy from Pataliputra by Rahul Mitra | Book Reviews

The boy from Pataliputra by Rahul Mitra | Book Reviews

At one end we are talking that people are compromising the good habit of reading with other entertainment options and on the other, we see a bunch of new authors is entering the arena. While some of them deliver really good books and some chose a nice subject as well; others are not that good. Even some of them are really delivering some crap in the name of entertainment. Some of them feel that using cuss words and writing adult content is their privilege. In the name of reality, you cannot deliver semi-pornographic material for sure. Anyway, as mentioned earlier, ... Read More »

Killing Ashish Karve by Salil Desai | Book Reviews

Killing Ashish Karve by Salil Desai | Book Reviews

Salil Desai is a master when it comes to writing police procedural setup in Indian environment. We have already reviewed his two books in this genre. The Murder of Sonia Raikkonen 3 and a Half Murders Today we are going to talk about the third book in the Inspector Saralkar series which was published first. Earlier it was printed as The Body In The Back Seat which later re-published as Killing Ashish Karve. Book Title : An Inspector Saralkar Mystery: Killing Ashish Karve Author : Salil Desai Publishers : Fingerprint! Publishing Published: (1 July 2014) # of Pages : 260 ... Read More »