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ShiVi : Shiva & Raavi- The pillars of Pandya Store

By Meghna D (twitter@kaagazkatukda) Just about three-quarters of a year ago, I was blissfully distant from Indian TV. It didn’t mean anything to me except a bundle of unwatchable content. And then, Pandya store happened.I happened to stumble upon a random Instagram clip of the show. A specific scene from a kidnapping sequence involving a couple who exuded a certain enigma, jazbaat, tashan, and a … Continue reading ShiVi : Shiva & Raavi- The pillars of Pandya Store

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Anuj Kapadia of Anupamaa: When Indian TV finally created the perfect male lead

Anuj Kapadia from Anupamaa is suave, good looking, rich and knows how to navigate the tough course of one-sided love with grace and devotion. He loves, but does not negotiate with self -respect and respects consent. If you thought things could not be better, he writes poetry, has a killing sense of humour and would put Shakespeare to shame with his declaration of love for Anupamaa. Continue reading Anuj Kapadia of Anupamaa: When Indian TV finally created the perfect male lead

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The Anupamaa Appeal

It’s been more than a year since Starplus launched a seemingly run-of-the-mill show called Anupamaa about a little-educated housewife whose life revolves around her family, with little or no reciprocation. What else is new, you ask? I did too and was mildly tempted to watch just because of the consistently high TRPs. But well, TRPs have hardly been an indication of quality content when it … Continue reading The Anupamaa Appeal

#PremiereReview : #StarPlus #KasautiiZindagiiKay – A Fresh Start

Kasautii Zindagii Kay, (with an extra i ) arrived amidst grand promotions and a high induced thanks to 90s nostalgia, times when Anurag Basu and Prerna Sharma were household names across the country. You can call this a reboot, a remake or a modern retelling, but the primary audience for this show for now are the kids from those times. People like me , who … Continue reading #PremiereReview : #StarPlus #KasautiiZindagiiKay – A Fresh Start