My own Haiku poems

Haiku. The most ‘lyrical’ blank verse bursting with the song of utterly simple beauty and philosophy. Seventeen syllables, three lines of pure, evocative magic, writes Pavan R Chawla. Here’re some of his own little moments of inspiration. My own little...

/ October 13, 2009

Don’t miss Tiger Shroff in A Flying Jatt on Zee Cinema

You should get the family together to watch the World Television Premiere of A Flying Jatt on Saturday, 22nd October at 8 pm, on popular Hindi movies channel Zee CinemaIf you’re a movie buff and particularly like superhero tales, then cancel...

/ October 20, 2016

For music lovers with evolved tastes: Music+ from Tata SKY

TataSKY has launched its music service, Music+, offering four segments – Mehfil, Indie Rootz, Jazz & more and International – co-curated by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, at Rs 3 per day, in association with HungamaAt a time when FM Radio has near-universally gone...

/ October 15, 2016
The first pic I clicked - see the rainbow?

The rainbow vanishes

I looked out of my 17th floor window at 4.49 pm, or 16:49 hrs last evening, after a pretty overcast and very wet morning and noon — though the rain had stopped, there were quite some clouds. Then I did a double take....

/ October 6, 2016

Bookaboo – an Amazon video series to help kids, adults, enjoy reading together

Bookaboo, the new kids series from Amazon, will debut on October 28 on Prime Video in the US and UK. Already a full-fledged international hit, the series for preschool-aged children celebrates the fun and benefits of adults and children reading...

/ October 4, 2016

FOX to premiere Gordon Ramsay’s ‘The F Word’ in 2017

The F Word, hosted by Michelin Chef Gordon Ramsay, is scheduled to premiere in the US on FOX in 2017. Based on his hit U.K. series of the same name, each episode will combine good food and good cooking with...

/ October 4, 2016

Simply, incomparably, JeeTu!

The morning drive to work is, more often than not, Radio time in the car. The beauty of this medium is it can morph, chameleon-like, from non-intrusive but still subliminally engaging elevator music to the highly personal and engaging interaction...

/ October 3, 2016

Lag Ja Gale – my own saxophone version

This is my Saxophone reinterpretation of the fabulous song, Lag Ja Gale, by Lata Mangeshkar, composed by the genius Madan Mohan, written by Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, that inimitable lyricist, from Woh Kaun Thi. What a brilliant gem of a...

/ October 3, 2016

Zindagi to premiere 5 interesting, finite shows from 3 Oct

Zindagi, the channel that brought freshness enough into the Hindi GEC space with sensible, sensitive, entertaining content a little over two years ago,  will come out with five new shows from Turkey and India from Monday, the 3rd of October....

/ October 2, 2016

ITV to air new, dating show, ‘Meet The Parents’

Mum and dad then get busy spilling the beans — on everything from their off-spring’s relationship history and grooming habits, to questionable celebrity crushes and cringe-worthy childhood storiesWould you put your love lives in the hands of your Mum and...

/ September 28, 2016

Musical memories from audio-cassette days

When I unpacked an old brown cardboard carton yesterday, some fragrant musical memories tumbled out of it along with the dusty, crush-proof packs of audio cassettes! I clicked a few pics, just to take you too back to the days...

/ September 26, 2016