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


Curse of Animal Sacrifice in all faiths

One wonders how a “festival” could be dedicated to, and “celebrated” by, mass killing of animals in the name of faith.
Only humans are cruel to their prey, no animal is.
Difference between Faith and Practices. In modern times, some faiths adapt practices, in the matter of sacrifices. use token symbols, like coconuts.

The Last Emperor’s last sigh

The last emperor of India (before the British raj) writes this beautiful but poignant ghazal from his exile in Burma

Pravin Gandhi’s blog, dedicated to right-brain thinking

Pravin Gandhi’s blog, dedicated to right-brain thinking i.e. music, dance, poetry, art, philosophy and everything fine.
Pravin Gandhi dedicates this blog to Krishna, Dev Anand and Sachin Tendulkar.