October 2019 Roundup

I had expected that I’d be publishing one book in October and will be ready to publish another one in December. But things don’t always happen the way we plan. If it did, life would be so awesome, wouldn’t it? This month was crazy and a record month in more ways than one. So, I…

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Yeh Dil Mera Episode 1 – A Visual Treat

The first episode of Yeh Dil Mera is uploaded. Yeh Dil Mera is a new HUM TV drama. There was a big fuss on internet about it when the teaser was released. Obviously, it stirred a lot of interest. That alone does not make me watch the drama. The teaser had an element of mystery. I would love to watch  a mystery for a change, even though the romance and drama are more prominent in the story.

Sanam Saeed: The Girl Who Never Fails to Impress

Note: This is by no means a biography or wiki entry. This is the actor profile as I know them. I first saw Sanam Saeed in Zindagi Gulzar Hai. The drama was really good, but Sanam also left an ever lasting impression on me. Whether is it her looks or her verstality; her voice or…

3 Reasons I waited for Coke Studio Season 12

Why was I waiting for Coke Studio Season 12? 1. Cuz I am addicted Coke Studio has some really good songs and I have been addicted to a few. It means that I look forward to more soul searching music. This addiction makes me wait for the Coke Studio Session all year long. 2. Rohail…

Chacha Chaudhary & I

Chacha Chaudhary & I Does he need any introduction? I guess not. But for those unaware, please check out the Wikipedia entry. Chacha Chaudhary & I have a history, a history that spans almost two and a half decades. I was a late bloomer and learned my alphabets quite late. No, it is definitely not…

My earliest memories of YouTube

The year was 2008 and I had just discovered that there is a website that plays videos and it is NOT forbidden. By IT security team, yet. The site was YouTube, my dear friend and companion YouTube. It was like finding a treasure. I wasn’t much into Bollywood music until then. And, I preferred ghazals….

Web Series Review: What The Folks Season 2

‘What The Folks’ is a journey of how modern families are breaking stereotypes, overcoming generation gaps, and growing to love one another, despite having starkly different world views. The show encapsulates the familial struggles of Nikhil, a young man who is forced to live with his in-laws for a few weeks.

Book Review: Chacha Chaudhary Digest 1 By Pran Kumar Sharma

Chacha Chaudhary’s comic books are one of the fondest memories from my childhood. I guess that applies to all of us in India. Recently, I was hit by a strong sense of nostalgia. I recalled the books I read, the games I played and the food items I ate as a kid. I googled, as…

Fun Facts About Me #11

I cannot not write. People will have problems with the previous sentence but I don’t care.

Book Review: Chacha Chaudhary Digest 4 By Pran Kumar Sharma

Chacha Chaudhary’s comic books are one of the fondest memories from my childhood. I guess that applies to all of us in India. Recently, I was hit by a strong sense of nostalgia. I recalled the books I read, the games I played and the food items I ate as a kid. I googled, as…

Web Series Review: What The Folks Season 1

‘What The Folks’ is a web series that is released on Dice Media channel. It is a journey of how modern families are breaking stereotypes, overcoming generation gaps, and growing to love one another, despite having starkly different world views. The show encapsulates the familial struggles of Nikhil, a young man who is forced to live with his in-laws for a few weeks.

Book Review: Asim and the moon: By SILLUSTRATIONS

Non-review Rant There are three reasons I read this book. 1) I am reading short stories to meet my reading challenge on Goodreads of reading 150 books, like really short ones. 2) I like reading illustrated books once in a while. 3) Currently, I am about to round-up kids’ books. So, I decided to include…

Book Promotion: Crooning Techies

Have I forgotten that I am also a writer? Of course, not. Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls; please read my book Crooning Techies. It is free for Kindle Unlimited Subscribers. Title: Crooning Techies: Sara’s Journey Summary: Sara landed the job she wanted. She also fulfils her life-long dream to live independently, and away from family….

Daasi – Episode 7

I am here with my review of 7th episode of Daasi. I cannot believe. There are seven episodes already and still the story hasn’t progressed much. Even in this episode, nothing substantial has happened, except Sunehri and Aahil going out for one celebration after the other.

Drama Review: Thora Sa Haq – Episode 1

Thora Sa Haq is a new ARY Digital drama. It started airing since 23rd October, 2019. Only one episode has been released until now. So, I was already on ARYDigital channel when the video was uploaded. It was natural to click on it. Ayeza Khan’s gorgeous face would have been another reason to do so.

Ehd-e-Wafa Episode 6

I am back with my review of fifth episode of Ehd-e-Wafa. Before we begin, check out the Cast and Characters, and previous episodes’ reviews.

Let’s Revise Duas #1: To Begin Any Work

We all have been to Madarsas and learned our Duas. I did, too. I recited ’em on all occasions. As I grew older, I started to forget reciting them. Soon, I forgot Duas. For people like me, I’m starting a new series. Let’s Revise Duas. We will begin with the most obvious and simplest dua….