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Sit Less, Live Longer – Why I Love my Standing Desk

Is Sitting That Bad for Health? Researchers say “sitting is the new smoking” for our generation. It doesn’t take a scientist to figure too much sitting increases backaches, shoulder fatigue and stress on the spine. Sitting around without much intermittent movement, is terrible for muscles that go in a near-dead mode when sitting for extended periods of time. Body on chair translates to: Reduced calorie-burning rate of … Continue reading Sit Less, Live Longer – Why I Love my Standing Desk

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Revisiting the Classic: Saheb Biwi aur Ghulam

Sahib Biwi aur Ghulam- the classic based on a novel by acclaimed Bengali writer Bimal Mitra- must be finest Hindi cinema of the century that highlights the decline of wealthy aristocracy and the rise of working class in colonial Bengal. Released in 1962, the movie shows the contrast in two social classes through the character of Bhootnath- a young lower middle class  servant in the … Continue reading Revisiting the Classic: Saheb Biwi aur Ghulam

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Masaan – the Most Soul Stirring Movie of 2015

Have you ever loved, and eventually felt searing disappointment when life couldn’t deliver all love was meant to be – a loving propitious future, enduring years of blissful harmony? Such is the story of Masaan (translation – crematorium), meticulously interwoven in the narrow lanes of Varanasi –  where four strangers come together and are stripped off of everything they know about love. Spoiler Alert – But … Continue reading Masaan – the Most Soul Stirring Movie of 2015