Senkamalam and A Soap – Sundara Ramasamy

Great short story writers have the skill to spin a story based on a small incidence. This could be from their own experience or an incident they heard during a commute or at a bar. The Gen X may think what's so unusual about the story. Just to remind you, this was before the time... Continue Reading →


Ijaazat – Stories from Waiting Rooms.

Last week I watched the movie 'Ijaazat' (permission) from my movie collection; one of the things in my 'bucket list' is to watch the best movies at leisure and write about them. Produced during the end of Golden Era of parallel cinema (period defined by me - from mid seventies to late eighties) the movie... Continue Reading →

Prize – பரிசு – Sujatha

We identify ourselves some of the struggles especially the middle class ones when we read about them in a story or a novel. We recall similar sacrifices made by our parents/brothers/sisters and the story strikes a chord. 'Prize' by Sujatha (Eldorado – Sujatha and Nagaram – City – Sujatha) is one such short story. You desperately wish the... Continue Reading →

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