#Sanju, a different take altogether

If we were to not see #Sanju as a Sanjay Dutt biographic film at all. What happens then? How do we see it then? As a normal emotional social story, a family story with a buddy thrown in for good measure. Let me look at the important dramatic moments of the film that stays with us without really giving away the plot line. a. Sanju has a girlfriend who he wants to marry quite early and he’s been lured by a bad friend to do drugs because as it turns…

Lodha Developers cannot do an IPO because of past violations

SEBI, the chief Regulator for all share markets in India, has kept Realty biggie Lodha Developers’ maiden push towards an IPO in abeyance “for examination of past violations,” latest update with the markets watchdog showed. The IPO proposal is for Rs. 55,000 Crores. Why has that happened? Okay, before that let me introduce some of you who do not yet know Lodha Developers very well. Privately-held Lodha Group is developing around 40 million sq ft area and has 31 ongoing projects in London, Mumbai Metropolitan Region, Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.…

The Soorma Trailer Review

Let us see what Soorma is all about! I always have great expectations from Shaad Ali. He, of the Mani Ratnam School of film making. So, is there a wee bit of Mani here? No, as you can see, there is nothing that says Mani Ratnam was Shaad’s mentor for a long while. The initial scenes show a boy being punished for being naughty and not playing hockey well. There is a loving mum. There is a coach who’s glowering and there’s a support system that’s Punjabi and humorous. There’s…

The OTT world has just expanded that bit more with MX Player acquisition by Times Internet

Time Internet has made an acquisition. Times Internet did not want to go the hard way and create a complete OTT service for the millennial population and so the have gone after the next best option. Buy a successful streaming service that has got some premium content and just go big bang straight away. They have spent Rs. 1000 Crores doing that. They wish to start their streaming service the next quarter. Times Internet buys MX Player for Rs 1,000 Cr, to launch a OTT service next quarter https://t.co/LZe4UBkTOj @Timesinternet…

Ride sharing cycle apps – stranded?

Just as Yulu starts to take strides in the cycle ride sharing market in Bangalore, news comes along that oBike is halting Singapore Operations. [email protected]_SG halts Singapore operations due to regulatory hurdles https://t.co/a9dNE71fcn — DealStreetAsia (@DealStreetAsia) June 25, 2018 Of course, they have made arrangements that the cycle rides shall still be possible with the Grab app that’s there for cab sharing and other stuff there but let’s talk about a larger story here: There are a few objectives that cities and states are worrying about and so regulatory issues…

Neighborhood Restaurants – a necessity for a city to prosper as a Business city

You are in Mumbai and say you are in BKC, Bandra Kurla Complex for the GK phobic people, you need some breakfast. LOL, you are in the wrong area of the map, bro! BKC is a business district but it does not have a decent place where a nice breakfast at an affordable middle class price can be got. No, don’t tell me about CCD atop a weird Petrol Pump. Stale sandwiches and stale cupcakes early in the morning. I am talking a nice bakery and a nice egg place.…

Anthony Bourdain commits suicide and Food isn’t even halfway explored yet

Here, this came onto my Twitter timeline a short while ago. The world reacts to the death of Anthony Bourdain. https://t.co/j82gzpMaIY pic.twitter.com/44del5tLT8 — Mashable (@mashable) June 8, 2018 What do I say, man! Here was a colossus who strode the world of Food exploration like none other. A game changer, this man was responsible for many a person knowing food and the way it is consumed in hotels, restaurants, seedy joints, street sides, alleyways, Villages, highways, jungles and islands all over the globe. He, in his own quirky way, kept…