Feminism or humanity?

Recently, Harry Potter fans were struck with sadness as Professor Severus Snape (Alan Rickman) bid farewell to this world at the age of 69. Quite a few of them took to social media to express the grief they felt on this grim occasion. Amongst them were acquaintances, well wishers and fellow co-stars, which included our beloved Hermione Granger (Emma Watson). Read more


Promoting conspiracy theories: Imran-Reham split

Recently, an event caught the media flair once again. Any guesses? Nope, you are wrong. It was the Mrs. Khan and Mr. Khan split once again. The incident was able to garner as much interest as it did when they got married nearly 10 months ago. A happy Imran was beaming in a champagne coloured sherwani and Reham was beaming in some colour too; sorry, I do not remember the colour of her clothes. Read more

“Hamza Ali Abbasi and his nephew”

This piece has been written in response to a series of Facebook statuses put up by Hamza Ali Abbasi, a renowned actor. One of them was about how his heart sank on witnessing passing of laws associated with gay marriages in the US and the other regarding him bailing out of promotions if the two songs with culturally unacceptable videos are not removed from the film. An interesting concept of ‘Double thinking’ was put forth by the novelist, George Orwell, in his novel 1984, and this concept is particularly pertinent to mind frames. This directly stems from different hierarchies of understanding that are available, and due to limitless hierarchies, it is quite vital to come to terms with the diversity that inhabits this planet. For all you know, it may have an allegorical meaning. Who could possibly claim to know all the dimensions of everything and absoluteness? None of us are perfect, and all of us have the potential to waver off from the ‘right’ path. Although this piece is rather mocking and cynical, I in my limited capacity as a human being am capable of making ‘mistakes’ too, and hence, on this note, this piece begins:   
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