What happened to Nachiketa?


By Sunil Kumar Nachiketa was given to Yama(the god of death) by his father Vajashravasa after he noticed that only old, lame cows were being offered; and asked which god he would be given to.   After waiting for three …

Posted in Culture, History, Literature, Movies, Music, People, Plays | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ancient History: Was Achilles really great?


By Sunil Kumar My answers continued; Achilles is a mythical figure; and his existence cannot be confirmed for sure. But; if we take Homer’s accounts about him; he certainly is an extraordinary warrior if he actually existed. Achilles was the …

Posted in Culture, People, Plays | Leave a comment

Two To Tango; Three To Jive


By Sunil Kumar A sultry evening in Mumbai. I zip through crowded roads and reach the venue; where there’s an assortment of people; young and old; the “supposedly” creative types; and VJ Ranvir Shorey who’s posing with a few people …

Posted in People, Plays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment