Open UP # 03

“What is your name?” “Hanuman! (Proceeds to make a face imitating the character he is playing).” “No. What is YOUR name?” “My own name? I am Ramu! (Walks away with a huge smile on his face).” #OpenUP

Open Up # 02

“When did you stop studies and why?” “My father expired when I was in 4th grade. I had to go to work along with my mom to help the family.” “What is your dream?” “To see my younger brother become an engineer.” “What is he doing now?” “Studying engineering. I send 75% of my salary…

The Idly Magician

T: How hot is that?! N: Steaming hot! As he proceeded to open it up I said – Careful. It might burn.  N: In the last twelve years I worked here I got burnt only once.  T: Wow. When was that? N: The first day 😉 

Ahmed – the Comedian Shariff

The humdrum of modern machinery doesn’t let you to question the status quo. Nor do you have a chance to look out of your daily life, step away from the conveyor belt of birth-school-college-job-retire-death. You might think life is boring and there is no getting out of this routine but once in a while you would…

Sreemoyee Piu Kundu and Sita’s Curse

Sita’s Curse: The language of desire is India’s first feminist erotica and is making waves among the readers and is breaking barriers to reach out to the topics we often chose to confine to a closed room in the darkest corners of the house and is considered a best kept secret. Sreemoyee Piu Kundu, the lady behind…

Shalini and Coffee Mug Ideas

What are your plans for this evening? Where do we go? And then the argument, dilemma, confusion begins. You have multiple solutions for the same problem but most of them want you to login to individual sites which is a tedious process.  Shalini Nautiyal and her Coffee Mug Ideas want to out an end to it by smoothing the…

Tiger meets Notary Mama

Don’t you hate it when you are supposed to get some documentation done, rental agreement renewed and so on? Where to go, which format to use, whom to speak to, which department to approach and will they ask for bribe? Did you wish you had someone who could get this done for you? A genie…

Tiger and the Big Men

I met Ramu and Mahadev at an event recently and had a chat to find out the reason behind their ever smiling faces, some times forced. To my surprise they were very jovial and matter of fact. Hello! How are you? What are your names?Hi…. I am Ramu and he is Mahadev. We are enjoying…

Danish Sait and Supari

Tiger: Loose the light, this is going on my wall. Danish: Thanks man for warning. Mom shouldn’t see 🙂

Eat well with Ranjani Raman

How many times have you looked at yourself in a mirror and thought you should lose weight? How many times have you tried to lose on your own and lost? How many times have you wished for someone who would understand what your body needs, listen to your problems and come up with a special solution…

Tiger & Small Bites

How soon should you see a dentist for your baby? I thought it was okay to see one just after my little one’s first birthday. And we went to meet Dr. Premila Naidu of Small Bites. Small bites is an exclusive dental care for children by Dr. Premila in Indiranagar, Bangalore. As the little one…