Category Archives: Poetry

Hazaaro Khwaahishein – My debut novel

हिंदी साहित्य के क्षेत्र में हमारी पहली घुसपैठ. इश्क़ और इन्कलाब की एक भैरंट दास्तां – हज़ारों ख्वाहिशें  आ रही है जल्द  It gives me immense pleasure (and anxiety at the same time) to release the cover of my debut … Continue reading

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An ode to Gulzar: Songs for every occasion

Like most of the products of late eighties and early nineties, my first encounter with Gulzar dates back to early nineties when I used to watch Jungle book on doordarshan as a kid. The theme song of jungle book was … Continue reading

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Life’s a Waiting Room

Remember, those old monsoon days? Leaping like crazy balls in the Splashing rains.   Or the brisk winters? Flying like kites together all day long, And chilly nights draped in warmth of your love.   You promised to remain same … Continue reading

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Kitaab ( Life. Love. Books.) : My first full-length poetic expression

While turning pages of Gulzar’s ‘Selected Poems’ , I came across a poem ‘Kitaabein’ which inspired me to write something about my love, my best friend and mate, ‘Books’. KITAAB ( Life. Love. Books.) Thaka hua aaya tha kaam se … Continue reading

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