The Old Wine and the New Bottle

Dear readers, I will be familiarising a few Shakespearean adaptations into regional languages in my few editions. As a part of my study, a minor research on Shakespeare across cultures, I came across very different takes on The Bard’s plays by able directors, when he was screened. Shakespeare is still in India, as he’s acrossContinue reading “The Old Wine and the New Bottle”

A Revisit to the Abode of Mahadev

Time for a spiritual journey! Most voyages and travelling by masses across the world is doubtlessly undertaken through the medium of literature. I have made my readers traverse around Thrissur district, the cultural hub of Kerala, many a times, specifically to its temples. A peaceful place, where your soul chanting Har Har Mahadev lets youContinue reading “A Revisit to the Abode of Mahadev”

The Gita: The Inspiration

Remember this excerpt from ‘As You Like It,’ All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely players;They have their exits and their entrances;And one man in his time plays many parts,His acts being seven ages. Wherein William Shakespeare reduces the role of human beings into ‘merely players?’ A bibliophile would have alreadyContinue reading “The Gita: The Inspiration”