आदरणीय व्हाट्सएप अंकल – एपिसोड ४

आशा है आपकी नाक में ऑक्सीजन और कानों में प्रोपोगंडा बराबार पहुंच रहा होगा। आपकी भक्ति में शायद थोड़ी कमी रह गई इसलिए माल्डिव्स की जगह गोवा तक ही जा पाए छुट्टी मनाने। खैर आपने जो वहां से पॉजिटिव फॉरवर्ड्स भेजे थे, उससे आपके कॉविड पॉजिटिव दोस्त को कोई असर नहीं हुआ, वो भी अंतिमContinue reading “आदरणीय व्हाट्सएप अंकल – एपिसोड ४”

जब भी तेरी याद आती है

एक आस पास में आती हैऔर कान में चुपके से कह जाती है,क्या अब भी बचा है प्यार…अभी बता दोअभी बता दो,क्योंकिइस बारउम्मीद का बल्बदिल को रोशन करने मेंथोड़ा ज़्यादा समय लेगा।

बुली भैया

बुली भैया9th में होंगेजब हम 4th में थेऑटो में उनका एक छत्र राज थाकोने वाली सीट पर बस उनका ही अधिकार थावह कूटनीती के ज्ञाता थेअंडरटेकर वाली कूटनीती केजब मौका मिलता हमें कूट देते थेऑटो में उनको बैग टच हुआ तोकूट दियाउनके जोक पर हम हंसे नहीं तबकूट दियाउनके लिए दो वाली पेप्सी नहीं लाएContinue reading “बुली भैया”

यह कैसा समय है? (हिन्दी अनुवाद)

Original – What Kind Of Times Are These? By Adrienne Rich नोट: यह शब्दशः अनुवाद नहीं है, रूह को पकड़ने की कोशिश है । यहां से कुछ दूर पर एक जगह है, जहां दो रास्ते मिलते हैं,एक रास्ते पर दो काफ़ी लंबे पेड़ों के बीच हरी घांस अब भी उग रही हैऔर दूसरे रास्ते परContinue reading “यह कैसा समय है? (हिन्दी अनुवाद)”

Book VS Bullet

History knows it very well,As the fascists are up to it againTurning citizens into mere numbers,Turning people into a blind crowd…They have cracked the recipe ofMaking murderers out of youthA spoonful of Patriarchy,A bowlful of UnemploymentWith a tinge of ‘Hate Speech’That’s about it and you have a19-year old with fake entitlementFiring bullets at unarmed womenContinue reading “Book VS Bullet”

The Eternal Conflict

मूर्ति के चार टुकड़ों से निकलकर पूरी दुनिया पे छाओ, भगवान हो यार थोड़ा वैसा बनके दिखाओ… तू अगर चाहे तो मूर्ति में भी दिख जायेगा वो, तेरे अंदर भी वो है, तेरे बाहर भी वो…

Letters To Self #1

Hi you ‘Like’ freak Suffering from a social media disorder Running after likes and responses on the Internet to feel good about yourself You are a hypocrite Not to the outside world but to yourself For the first twenty years of your life you have swam through seas of pity Never realising that it wasContinue reading “Letters To Self #1”

Patriarchy, Screw You!!!

Patriarchy, you know what Screw You!!! For not letting me cry my heart out… Patriarchy, Screw You!!! For giving me a power that I cannot handle by birth Patriarchy, Screw You!!! For not letting me get close to my father Patriarchy, Screw You!!! For the exorbitant bills of therapy And last but not the least,Continue reading “Patriarchy, Screw You!!!”

Stage Fright

My right leg is shaking, Shaking as though it is the epicentre of my nervousness Eyes don’t know where to look, Palms don’t know how much to leak As thousand hypothetical judgements travel through the air to lend me my first attack of stage fright Well…last night in front of the mirror it was allContinue reading “Stage Fright”

‘Pyaar’ Ka Ek Khat ‘Nafrat’ Ke Naam

Dear Nafrat, Tum dimaag pe chadte ho Main dil main utarta hu Tum apne dangon ke dhuyein se Mera chaand chupa lete ho Phir bhi main kuch nahi kehta Koshish jab do dilon ko jodne ki hoti hai Do hazaar saal phele ki dalilein tum aage le aate ho Samajh nahi paate hain log mujheContinue reading “‘Pyaar’ Ka Ek Khat ‘Nafrat’ Ke Naam”

Jab ‘Paise’ Ko Hua Identity Crisis

Jab ‘Paise’ ko hua identity crisis Usne pucha khud se kya main bana hu only to fund ISIS Toh kiya usne introspect Aur daudaya apna capitalist dimaag Chalaaye apne socialist haath Aur bana diya ek flow chart. Purpose tha mera harr transaction kar dunga fair But now I’m synonymous with the word ‘unfair’ Seems strange.Continue reading “Jab ‘Paise’ Ko Hua Identity Crisis”

Waqt- Ek Makeup Artist

Kitni khoobsurti se waqt chehre ka makeup karta hai Bachpan ke kit main se choti-choti aankhein nikalta hai Aur unhe bade saleeke se fit karta hai Gaal main hansi ke gubaare bhar deta hai Aur aankhon main zidd ke aansu Kitni khoobsurti se waqt chehre ka makeup karta hai Jawaani ke brush se maarta haiContinue reading “Waqt- Ek Makeup Artist”

Fasal meri nahi lehrayi

Context- In the so called 100 successful days of Modi Government there are more than 4600 farmer suicides and more than 50000 suicide attempts. There are hundreds and thousands of men and women migrating to urban areas looking for jobs which are not there. This in turn increases unemployment Hope the government wakes up early.Continue reading “Fasal meri nahi lehrayi”

Excerpt of Tryst With Black Money

Not long time, we made a tryst with black money, and now time comes when we shall redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure but very partially. (Kyunki 90% toh gold, shares aur property main phele hi converted hai) And now at the stroke of midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India willContinue reading “Excerpt of Tryst With Black Money”

Where the mind is full of fear

Where mind is full of fear and knowledge is just a hoax, Where the country breaks into fragments just by Facebook posts, Where words come out from stacks of money, Where clear stream of reason is found in an actresses’ cleavage, Where even editorial spaces are put on sale, Where journalism and public relations haveContinue reading “Where the mind is full of fear”

ज़िंदगी दोगली होती है।

ज़िंदगी बहुत दोगली होती है, अकेलेपन में घबराती है, महफ़िल में इतराती है, तो कभी महफ़िल मैं डर जाती है, और अकेलेपन में सुकून पाती है, ज़िंदगी बहुत दोगली होती है। ज़िंदगी बहुत दोगली होती है, कभी किसी का साथ चाहती है, तो कभी एक पल में ही उसी को खुद से फरार चाहती है,Continue reading “ज़िंदगी दोगली होती है।”

WATCH : 5 “Love” Shorts by Terribly Tiny Talkies. VOTE for your favourite

Originally posted on F.i.g.h.t C.l.u.b:
Terribly Tiny Talkies by Chintan Ruparel and Anuj Gosalia is a creative initiative which brings together a diverse pool of writers to create one tweet-sized story, everyday. This time, they have gone ahead and produced 5 shorts. The theme is “love”. 5 shorts,…

Mumbai- An Amusement Park

Mumbai is often considered as a city but it actually has all the ingredients of an amusement park. The entry fee is generally two good trashings by workers of any extremist party. But the new management have come up with some exiciting offers to attract more customers to the already overcrowded ticket window. *Ek UP waaleContinue reading “Mumbai- An Amusement Park”

बुखार

अब तो बुखार भी रूठ कर चले जाता है, कहता है भाई अब कोई मज़ा नहीं आता है, तुम्हारे शरीर में अपना घर बनाने से, तुम तो अकेले रहने लगे हो, ना माँ है गर्म पानी की पट्टी लिए, और ना नानी माँ बुरी नज़र उतारने के लिए। ना पापा को जल्दी है दफ्तर सेContinue reading “बुखार”

सच और झूठ

सच से दूर भागते हैँ हम , झूठ के पास जाते हैं हम। झूठ बोलकर इतराते हैं हम, सच बोलकर घबराते हैं हम। हम सच से क्यों डरते हैं, झूठ पर क्यों मरते हैं। हर जीत सच्चाई से मिलती है, ये पता होने के बावजूद झूठ को नहीं तजते हैं हम। सच बोलकर नोट परContinue reading “सच और झूठ”

एक नन्ही रूह का पैग़ाम

आज देल्ही पब्लिक स्कूल के बच्चे के ख़्वाब में आर्मी स्कूल, पेशावर के बच्चे की रुह आई। उसने कहा की जिन बच्चों के पापा आर्मी मैं है, उनको मेरी तरफ से एक पैग़ाम देना। सियासत ने उन्हें गुमराह किया है। उन्हें सीमा पर पता नहीं क्यों भेजा है, असल में दहशत सीमा पर नहीं हमारेContinue reading “एक नन्ही रूह का पैग़ाम”

GOD is a novel concept.

God is a novel concept. The first invention in Artificial intelligence. A concept which goes beyond heart and mind and make its way to the SOUL. It was meant to be a life changing concept for human beings. It was meant to spread love and peace. Everything was well and good till few influential andContinue reading “GOD is a novel concept.”

Message from Soul

Dear Man, Hey there, this is your soul, not your soulmate.. You idiot, your soul. Its been a long time since we last met. I think you have become so obsessed with technology and artificial connections that now you need a smartphone application to face your inner self also. I don’t blame this on you.Continue reading “Message from Soul”

Zindagi ne mujhe meri aukaat dikha di

Zindagi ne mujhe meri aukaat dikha di, Bhuke pait aur Ek Muskaan se ek hi jism pe mulaqaat kara di, Ab toh paanch sitara hotel main duniyabhar ki cheezein khaate hain, Par woh muskaan kahi chali gayi , jo udhaar ke doodh se bani maa ke haath ki kheer khakar aati thi. Zindagi ne mujheContinue reading “Zindagi ne mujhe meri aukaat dikha di”

If Karan Johar made Interstellar

If Karan Johar made Interstellar, first of all, there will be a love triangle between TARS, Dr. Brand and Cooper and before getting separated from the two, Cooper will give some courtship tips to TARS, Kyunki Kya Pata Kal Ho Na Ho. Professor Brand will have a secret crush on Dr. Mann. While his daughterContinue reading “If Karan Johar made Interstellar”

Khawabon Ka Traffic Hawaldaar

Khawabon ki rehguzar main bahut se Traffic Hawaldaar khade hain Un sabhi ko 100 ki hari patti ki aisi lat lag gayi hai ke kya bataun Ek khwaab pura hote hi, Apna lal signal lekar pahunch jaate hain Kehte Hain beta tum isse aage kya ja paoge Beta tumse na ho payega Phir unn choteContinue reading “Khawabon Ka Traffic Hawaldaar”

PK – In My View

As I write this post, there are rumours that pk is an alien from outer space who comes to earth to discover God. PK’s character also seems pretty similar to Mr.Bean to many people. I don’t know who PK is exactly. But the teaser says alot about the film. The movie challenges the reality. ItContinue reading “PK – In My View”

Man Is The Real Beast

He regained counciousness admist the cries and screams of people. He woke up and started walking. Without realizing that he was on a stretcher at a BMC hospital,  he goes and sits on a empty wheelchair. He shut his eyes and started thinking what actually happened with him. Suddenly a number of images flashed inContinue reading “Man Is The Real Beast”

The Last Wish

An old man was on his deathbed. He saw the ultimate dream of his life, ‘A Garden Of Dreams’. A garden where all his dreams became potted plants. Some plants were totally ruined, some on the verge of drying up, while some bloomed beautifully. There was this plant of little hockey sticks which completely witheredContinue reading “The Last Wish”

Haider (A Painting)

Revenge begets Revenge. Haider is not just a film, it is a painting done on the landscape of Kashmir. Based on William Shakespeare’s Hamlet this art piece exposes the reality of the Valley on the backdrop of Family rivalry. Vishal Bhardawaj, the painter has used perfect combination of his colours, be it the music, theContinue reading “Haider (A Painting)”

Lame Shorts #2 (My Fart)

My fart is like a magical dart, Which always hits the bullseye of embarrassment. My fart is an abstract art, Which pisses off people. My fart is not that smart, As it breaks the wrong wind at the wrong time. In short my fart is my inseparable part, And it has the power to burnContinue reading “Lame Shorts #2 (My Fart)”

Mumbai Ke Log, Mumbai ka Mausam

Mumbai ke log, Mumbai ka mausam Dono ek se hi lagte hain Ek din main na jaane kitni baar karwatain badalte hain. Par mujhe yeh samajh nahi aata Ki mausam ke kaaran log aise hai, Ya logon ke kaaran mausam aisa hai. Ki logon ka gussa itni garmi paida karta hai, Ya iss dhoop keContinue reading “Mumbai Ke Log, Mumbai ka Mausam”

I was Alarm Clock Zoned

I woke her up every morning Leaving a “Seize the Day”  message She didn’t reply. Both at lunch and dinner I reminded  her to eat properly Leaving a “Eat Healthy”  message But she didn’t reply. After a long day, I texted her a joke Which I supposed made her laugh. And she finally reply, YouContinue reading “I was Alarm Clock Zoned”

Dil Toh Secular Hai

Yeh jo dil hai woh bada hi secular bana phirta hai Isse “love jihad” ka concept samajh nahi aata Iss bewakoof ko kya pata, Kitni himmat lagti hai unke pass jaane main Par yeh toh unko dekhte hi unke peeche bhaagta hai Usse mazhab se koi farq nahi padta hai Woh toh bas andar aurContinue reading “Dil Toh Secular Hai”

Come Sit, Let’s chat (English translation)

Come sit, Let’s chat You had a long walk on my warm sand today, So sit down, Light your cheap cigar, And curse those who are standing higher than you at the podium Pity those who are sitting below at the podium I am the Sea You needn’t show off in front of me, YouContinue reading “Come Sit, Let’s chat (English translation)”

Aao Baitho Baatein karte hain

Aao Baitho, baatein karte hain Ab garam reth par nange pair mere kinaare tak aaye ho, Toh Baith Jao, Jalao apni sasti si bidi Aur koso unhe jo tumse unche paaydaan pe khade hain, Dhudkaro unhe jo tumse neeche paaydaan par baithe hain. Main Samundar hun. Mere saamne tumhe koi dikhawa nahi karna hoga TumContinue reading “Aao Baitho Baatein karte hain”

The Indian Comic Con

Everyone knows how awesome the comic-cons are. Well entering into a Hindu Temple is nothing short of a low budget comic con sponsered by Amar Chitra Katha and Ramanand Sagar’s family. Well entry is mostly free (Note-There are some who are considered of low caste are not allowed to enter into such comic-cons). The entryContinue reading “The Indian Comic Con”

Live and Let Live Please

God please stop tweeting using the hashtag #BlessingsonGaza. It’s time for some real action. Things are really getting out of hand. There are air attacks on Gaza in every 15 minutes. There is no electricity as Israel blew up their only power station. I have stopped paying attention to the statistics of how many humanContinue reading “Live and Let Live Please”