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આ પણ મંતવ્ય જ! This too, Opinion!

બહુ સાંભળ્યું કે “દુનિયા મીથ્યા છે”, “બધુ માયા છે” . હવે સાંભળો: દુનિયા માં બધું જ્ઞાન અસલ માં મંતવ્ય છે. ફક્ત બની ગયેલી અને રેકોર્ડ કરેલી ઘટના જ છે જે મંતવ્ય નથી. બાકી બધું, લખેલું કે બોલેલું , સમકાલીન… Continue reading

One at a Time – short stories to muse by

One at a Time – short stories to muse by Imagine yourself in a multi-screen complex where you star in all the films running, but one could only watch one of them. How fascinating would… Continue reading

UK and US – the best of both worlds

Pravin Gandhi reminisces what is great about both UK and US, where he has lived, visited, studied and worked for a living.

The Times They Are a-Changin’ .. but, are they?

But more the times change, the more they remain the same. Pravin Gandhi contrasts the lines from Bob Dylan and Bob Seger, and uses Guru Dutt’s work to explain his case

Moonlight Sonata on the Brahmaputra

Pravin Gandhi had the good fortune to see a sunset and a full moon rise over the Indian river of Brahmaputra at the same time. Pravin Gandhi captured this divine experience on video to which he added Beethovan’s Moonlight Sonata Opening Movement and Hemant Kumar-sung “O Nodi Re” to make two 3-minute films. Through these films he wishes to share the serenity that he felt.

Father of the Bride

Pravin Gandhi describes the feelings of a father who has just given away his daughter in marriage. References to Father of The Bride, quotes from Gujarati poem “kalja kero katko”, and more.

Footloose in Egypt

Egypt is in the throes of a people’s revolution. Pravin Gandhi remembers his footloose travel through Egypt and his amusing encounters.

Mehndi Hai Rachne Wali

Pravin Gandhi describes the moment-by-moment gamut of feelings when a girl shows her parents a profile of a young man

Life @ 70%

Attaining the perfect work-life balance. Getting control over life. Right-brain vs left-brain priorities.

Shammi Kapoor and Nostalgia

Pravin Gandhi brings out the nostalgia around Mumbai of the 60’s, while admiring one of his idols of Indian cinema, Shammi Kapoor