Published works

Posted by | December 31, 2014
Am I a hypocrite

She stood right in front of me. We had lost the order. As I looked at the paper work it was apparent that it was not a good job. A...

Continue Reading
Posted by | November 11, 2014
The Probability of the Immposible

She looked up into the sky, the vastness was simply breathtaking. The serenity of the moment seemed to extend forever. A distant noise - a bird call or was it...

Continue Reading
Posted by | October 31, 2014
Where is the Shudra in you?

I never understood the caste system as a child. I still don’t. I never realised names had religious connotations. In one of my very early stories as a storyteller, the...

Continue Reading
Posted by | September 30, 2014
Reprogramming my DNA…

Along the way of growing up, we change in large and small ways; we change by our conscious effort and through unconscious thoughts and deeds; we strive to change and...

Continue Reading
Posted by | August 31, 2014
Cooking Life…

Any one who knows me even for a few days know that I am not a willing cook. But many don’t know why… Since April 1980, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale had...

Continue Reading
Posted by | June 30, 2014
Dance happens…

After a series of dance shows celebrating my silver jubilee on stage, in January 2007, as I was climbing down the stairs, my left leg simple gave away! It was...

Continue Reading
Posted by | July 31, 2012
Don’t make God Cry…

Enlightenment is not a single event like opening the bonnet of your head and stuffing everything into it to ensure the entire wisdom of creation remains locked within. It is...

Continue Reading
Posted by | August 31, 2008
Why Marry?

Two of Krishnaraj’s cousins are getting married within the next couple of months. Preparing for the two weddings, the entire family has been shopping, planning and organising food, clothes, décor,...

Continue Reading
Posted by | May 31, 2008
Respect is given… Freedom is taken…

I had just been discharged after a stepedectomy surgery in my ear. After a week of convalescence in my mother’s house, as I was returning home, my mother cautioned my...

Continue Reading
Posted by | June 30, 2007
Becoming an Artiste…

She was excited. She had played several roles that had excited her. But this was very special. Since hearing about this opportunity to play as Kannagi, the chaste heroine of...

Continue Reading