The Boarding Pass – Part II

The sadistic thrill of the mystery woman enticed me. In these few minutes, I realized I did not ask her name. She was an amazing beautiful woman around 30 something. She had an attractive persona in all respects and most importantly her character made for an interesting conversation. She was …

The Boarding Pass – Part I

“This way sir, proceed to Gate number 18 for boarding. Boarding starts in 90 minutes.” said the pretty lady from Air Arabia’s ground staff at Sharjah Airport. I was travelling to Nairobi from Sharjah in July 2014. Generally, I like stopovers as it allows me to roam around different airports, …

The Wedding Hookers – Part I

At 28, it is a bit odd to live with title of being single when you have done it all – flirting, dating, relationships, flings and erotic escapades – needless to say multiple times. But life and women are unpredictable enough to land the most desirable men in this state. …

Drowned thoughts of an imaginative mind

Every good story starts with a challenge. A goal which both inspires and spreads fear, hints of danger and adventure in equal measures – unconquered & unfathomed mountains and unbeatable adversaries. For us it was Ganga, a river synonymous with everything Indian, the very reason of existence for over a …

Why you should vote for Narendra Modi?

With time, I have felt we the people of India have a sense of ingratitude towards the nation and which I see as the biggest challenge of our nation. We have so many divisions among people on the lines of class, caste & religion that we neither have an affinity …

That girl with a blue newspaper

“Excuse me, that’s a ladies seat.” came a polite but affirmative wave of sound in my ears. I knew it was coming and was deliberately behaving as if I didn’t hear. But as with most people in such situation, my jerkiness was very evident. “Excuse me!!” This time it was …

Nimbu Paani

Mumbai always had new stories to tell in every nook and corner. Some of these stories have been epic and historic if you know the likes of Dawood Ibrahim, Dhirubhai Ambani or Sachin Tendulkar. I was no different and aspire to become a story to be told in Summer of …

The Happy Accident

“I hate it when I have to kiss you like it’s last time”, sad a disappointed Chaanak after a passionate kiss to Pankhudi. They are about to leave the hotel as she catches the train at Dadar Station for Jaipur. Phone rings, “Taxi is here, Sir”, said the receptionist from …