Everybody’s gone to the moon

I started a fortnightly column for the Sunday Guardian a week ago. I haven’t felt this kind of pressure to perform with 800 words or less since my book came … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

What’s the story?

My friend Meghna is kind of spectacular. She is volatile, beautiful, spontaneous, stylish and responds to names ranging from ‘Meghnatron’ to ‘Madmax’ to – everyone’s favorite – ‘Meghni Flower’ (when … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Czech it out

“How do you pronounce ‘P.r.a.g.u.e’?” I knew this was a trap. It was not the first time my mother had asked me this. “Praha.” “Very good. And what about ‘H.a.g.u.e’?” … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bombay Unlimited

My friend Cyrus and I have worked as sounding boards for each other for the last ten years. In this period we’ve both changed jobs and industries several times and … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vous Êtes Sexy

A couple of years ago I wanted to interview most of the people around me. I had come to a place in my life in Bombay where I knew achingly interesting … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment


The color of skin has always been something I’ve felt strongly about. And by that I mean that I don’t think about it at all. It’s not something that can … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Book etc.

It took me 7 months to write ‘Things Your Mother Never Told You About Love’. Which most people around me thought was freakishly good time for 40,000 words, which in turn … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · 1 Comment