Why I chose alcohol over music and how I am correcting myself

[mnky_ads id=”5202″] While I was growing up we had an EC TV on which we would without fail watch Rangoli every Sunday. Exactly at 7 a.m. my mother would switch on the television so that the whole family can watch Rangoli and enjoy good old Bollywood melodies. Around the same time, my father would start […]

My criminal career was cut short but here is why I am in crime again

As a seven-year-old boy in 1982, I had taken baby steps towards becoming a career criminal. Back then, if you were a criminal you didn’t have to hide in a high-fenced complex in Pakistan or in an apartment complex in Dubai (did I just give away the hiding place of Dawood?). Coming back to my […]

Tips on how to create your own jokes and make people laugh

[mnky_ads id=”5202″] Ever wanted to create your own jokes? The best way to begin is to indulge in the simplest form of humor – ‘deviation from the normal`. For example: You start telling a joke about an elephant. You say: “There was this he-elephant, and he wanted to get married.” Your audience is already thinking […]

Story of how Maggi noodles brought happiness in my life

[mnky_ads id=”5202″] You probably cook Nestle’s Maggi noodles, eat it and forget it. Hardly so in my case. This article is to explain and celebrate the importance of two-minute Maggi noodles in my life (and my sisters’). I first came to know about Maggi noodles in 1985. Back then I was studying in 4th standard […]

Types of people you see inside elevators/lifts

We all spend at least five minutes everyday traveling the lifts. If you are a lift operator you probably spend more than eight hours inside the lifts….but since we didn’t expect you to understand English and be reading blogs on the internet, this blog post doesn’t cater to your interest. Folks working on 30 plus […]