About Shikha Tandon

Posts by Shikha Tandon:

The Gobbler

It was an ann-prashan ceremony that left everyone gaping. Never before had they seen a baby take his first meal with such delight. While some whimpered, some cried uncontrollably, some just ate a speck, some even looked at the bowl with distaste clear in their eyes. But Arjun was...

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Anything for you Ma’am by Tushar Raheja

A trend that I’ve noticed off lately in Indian Literature is that many new upcoming authors are just talking about campus lives (Chetan Bhagat, Tushar Raheja, Advaita Kala and many others). Such books bear a stark similarity with each other; they are not over priced, written in very simple...

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The Wish Maker by Ali Sethi

The Wish Maker, Ali Sethi’s debut novel was written when he was only twenty three. But his writing style and his words show much maturity. The novel begins with the arrival of Zaki Shirazi who had been away in an American college...

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Reality TV vs. Reality

Indian television has always been theme oriented; a decade ago it was the songs countdown shows that dominated it and then drama queen Ekta Kapoor revamped it by her saas-bahu sagas and K-titled serials...

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Mystic River: Movie Review

Delhi’s chilly winters have confined me to my room, even during the weekends. So while I had spent my evening cribbing and cursing the grimy weather, I was getting quite bored and impatient just sitting tucked away in my super warm quilt. Like any other non-TV-lover would do, I...

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The Trafficsome Corridor!

Ahhh! Dilli meri jaan, I have always been so proud to be living within your boundaries. Your status as the capital city, the cultural heritage, the monuments, the eateries, and everything about you has always made me held my neck high...

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Know Your Disease

I’ve never been able to fully understand our dependence on doctors. I would rather like to call this dependence as utter surrender and many times which crosses the fine line between rationality and irrationality...

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