The Delightful Daughter

The Delightful Daughter
World-Citizens

World Citizens

"But Rahman sat in the little Calcutta lane, and saw before him the barren mountains of Afghanistan" - Kabuliwallah I am reminded of the Bengali Movie Kabuliwallah, Hemen Gupta’s poignant albeit delightful cinematization of Tagore’s...
The Delightful Daughter
poet-daughter

The Poet-Daughter

In grade II when my daughter Minnie (Madhura) was barely six years old, her class teacher introduced Poetry to the class, starting with the basic appreciation of the concept of Rhyme as an important feature of a poem. Being in the International...
The Delightful Daughter
Of Crayons and Sketchpens

Of Crayons and Sketchpens

My daughter Minnie (who is now ten) and I are great friends. We treat each other as equals and she, not I, is the first among the two equals. While being rather subdued with her mother who is an impatient and strict disciplinarian, with me Minnie...