Showing posts from November, 2009


26/11: A day Mumbai will never forget. It was a normal Wednesday where the city was wrapping up after a hard day's work. Little did they realize that the night would turn into a gruesome ordeal prolonging for the next 2 days leading to the loss of several lives. A city which was shaken up completely after this catastrophe. An incident that led to anger and anguish. Will this disease called terrorism ever end? One ceases to wonder time and again as such dastardly acts are eliminating humanity all over the world.

A year has elapsed though the scars are yet to heal. Paying homage to those who are no longer with us and a tribute to the heroes and unsung heroes who fought a valiant battle those 3 days. Jai Hind!!

‘Jail’: An ordeal behind bars

-By Swetha Amit
It’s always baffling to see how things turn topsy turvy in a fraction of a second. Such that life suddenly turns into a deathly shade of black, eclipsing the rosy picture it depicted not so long ago. Anguish, anger and humiliation is what one is saddled with imprisoning them in a cell of cynicism altogether. Yet a ray of hope timidly manages to creep in which keeps an individual thriving on the same. Hope is that magical branch that one clings on to while in search of justice and freedom.

Madhur Bhandarkar’s Jail is the story of one such man who fights the battle of having to plead guilty several times. Parag Dixit (Neil Nitin Mukesh) is a young lad with a promising career, steady girlfriend (Mugdha Godse) and blessed with a potential for a great future. However that one fateful night of having given his friend a lift changes the course of his life. The last thing he could recol…