Articles by Riddhi Sharma

Hmm.. I got this mail yesterday from Prayaag. Lets see if this turns out to be Tehelka or an India TV spoof… Wait and Watch..   Oscar Award List leaked out Actor in a leading role: Mickey Rourke Actor in a supporting role: Heath Ledger Actress in a leading role:…

In an unapologetic way, Anurag Kashyap’s protagonist exposes the hypocrisy and double standards of our social set up. Dev — the rusty, wayward Punjabi youth, and his father’s concern of breeding an adamant son, set the scene for our modern love saga – Dev-D. We might even call it a…

समंदर की लहरें वह बूदी शाम एक मुस्कुराता चेहरा लाल, गुलाबी गुब्बारे गीली रेत की खुशबू हवा में बहता- लहराता लाल रेशमी दुपट्टा बहती बेताब नज़रें समझा उड़ते परिंदों को अपना कभी कोई शाख, तो कभी आसमा में गुम होगये कहीं… काली रात के तेज सन्नाटे में अंखियों में जुगनू…

ZAreee zArree mein usi ka noor hai Jhak khud mein woh na tujhse door hai Ishq hai usse TO sab se ishq kar Ishq hai usse TO sab se ishq kar IS ibadat ka Yehi dastoor hai Is mein us mein aur us mein hai wohi Is mein us mein…

riddhiculous.com black is black

Every colour holds different meaning for different persons. Black is one such colour which holds immense power and fascinates one and all in different way. Religion: Grim Modernist: macabre Post Modernist: expressive Feminist: forlorn Social Activist: rebellious Reporter: strength Artist: basic Adolescent: dark circles Optimist: defines white Writer: mysterious Pessimist:…

I just got back from Ishara International Puppet Festival at India Habitat Center. It was the last day of the festival and I was lucky enough to be a part of it. The two performances there tonight were- The flying flower and The little blue planet. I was accompanied by…

riddhiculous.com 1000 novels everyone must read

Just came across this list of 1000 novels everyone must read compiled by The Guardian. My score is 54 in all and still counting. It incorporates books from all genres — comedy, crime, love, family and self, science fiction, fantasy, war, travel and State of the nation. I scored most…

The want of a sky To fly really high The want of a voice To shout beyond the sky The want of a lightning To mute that cry The want of a roof To save if it strikes The want of a living To survive under roof The want of…

riddhiculous.com desire

I desire calmness Let calmness be mine The blood spilled From my brush It drops I desire silence Let silence be mine The river flows Through my eyes It trickles I desire emotions Let emotions be mine The passions soar From my heart They flee I desire contentment Let contentment…

The term gay was originally used to refer to feelings of being “happy,” or “elated” and “bright”. Glimpses of this past use are still found in the usage of the word ‘gaiety’. Later in 20th century ‘gay’ acquired homosexual connotations. In India Gay sex is forbidden under the Section 377…