G I Jane, Gunjan Saxena And Other Feminist Musings.

The Ridley Scott directed G I Jane (1997) is one of my guilty pleasures. Watching the elfin Demi Moore transform into a buff, tough-as-nails Navy Seal, cigars, buzz cut, moonlit one-armed push ups and all was thrilling for the 24-year-old me, nearly a quarter century ago. With no one else to share my nascent feminist [...]

Gorgeous Song Alert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zr3Z5D60XnQ   This┬ábeautiful dirge of a song, it amuses me, annoys me, moves me, I love it. It was the mellifluous Sudha Malhotra's swansong at the ripe old age of 23. If she had hung around, she'd have given the Mangeshkar Family Singers a run for their money. Rumour has it that her scandalous affair [...]