At 10, she wanted a prince with a castle. A few years later, she saw the possibility of happiness only if a man looked at her the way that Shah Rukh Khan looked at his heroines. Fast forward to her 20s, and perfection became a list. "He should be this tall and be a doctor…Read more Perfection 


A Woman’s Wants

Roses made her happy. She often filled her bedroom with them. Growing up with movies and books around her, she had believed that roses should be a gift from a lover. Fast forward to her 30s, the same girl had become a woman who didn’t wait to get what she wanted.

The Rebellious Women

Indians have been obsessed with the M-word for ages. That institution called Marriage that could involve dowry, a groom on a horse, a number of lavish parties, and some debt too. I’ve been lucky because my parents spent some years living in the United States and have adapted ‘modern’ thinking that doesn’t make them run…Read more The Rebellious Women


Anxiety & the New Year

Happy New Year to you all! I'm back to work after allowing myself a couple of weeks to not stress about writing the next book. And I just realised that I must be the only writer online who has NOT written a long post about 2017 achievements and about my goals for 2018. The fact…Read more Anxiety & the New Year


Thoughts on Love

Love is a strange thing. We want it. We try to hold onto it. Then we lose it - through death or another person's choice. But love is important. No, I'm not talking about just romantic love here. I mean all kinds of love, starting from the bond that we share with our parents to…Read more Thoughts on Love


Romance is not Dead

She believed in love. Growing up on a healthy diet of Shah Rukh Khan movies and Hollywood rom-com gave her dreams. They gave her ideas and hope. "Damn you, Bollywood," she complained, trying to get the image of SRK's intense eye expressions out of her mind. Others said times were changing and romance was dead.…Read more Romance is not Dead


Goodbye Past & Future

What are you holding on to? Do remember that nothing stays. What are you hoping for? Do remember what is now. What are you regretting today? Never forget that time has moved.