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The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali – Before the Beginning | First 2 Chapters | Views and Reviews

The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali – Before the Beginning | First 2 Chapters | Views and Reviews

The commercial success of Baahubali: The Beginning is well known amongst movie lovers. It was praised for the special effects so much and is one of the highest grossing movies. It encouraged S. S. Rajamauli to go ahead and come up with the sequel of the movie. Also the famous question “Why Kattappa killed Baahubali?” got so much famous that it is quoted even in almost all major events. This lead S. S. Rajamauli think about making a franchisee of Baahubali. He also thought that it is not possible to have everything in terms of film(s). And he also thought ... Read More »

Reader’s Digest India | March 2017 Issue | Magazine Reviews

Reader’s Digest India | March 2017 Issue | Magazine Reviews

There are thousands of magazines published every month including monthly, fortnightly and weekly. However there are very few of them which are really worth your money and especially time you spent to read it/them. Reader’s Digest is one of the worth-to-read magazines as per my opinion. And hence it is there in our “to-review” list always. March 2017 issue of Reader’s Digest (India edition) was released quite on time and as we are exploring Reliance Jio offer as of now, we got it as part of “Jio Magazines” package for free (Electronic version). Here are our personal views and reviews ... Read More »

The Jeera Packer by Prashant Yadav | Book Reviews

The Jeera Packer by Prashant Yadav | Book Reviews

On one end we see people claiming that nowadays very few people are reading books; or in a sense reading is no more a favorite hobby of majority of people. At the same time we see rise of many new authors on regular intervals. As for Bollywood, everyday new aspiring talents are entering the world of Cinema prove their talent and become a star, new authors are entering the literary arena (of course at a smaller pace). Again like Bollywood, some of them becomes the bigger star and some becomes the misery. Book Title : The Jeera Packer Author : ... Read More »

The Sentimental Spy by Shri Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Book Reviews

The Sentimental Spy by Shri Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Book Reviews

As the title page says: “It’s a family-based-South-Indian-melodramatic-espionage-musical-revenge-saga starring Sonti Srinivasulu aka Agent SS 555 of the Indian Secret Service!” And the book truly delivers on this promise. Book Title : The Sentimental Spy Author(s) : Krishna Shastri Devulapalli Publishers : Juggernaut Books Published: (December 2016) # of Pages : 319 (EBook) What we liked best is that Indians are so often accused that we can’t take a joke on ourselves. This book flagrantly makes fun of everything we know to be excessive including the near worship like love that South Indians have for their film stars to the recent ... Read More »

The Eyre affair by Jasper Fforde | Book Review

The Eyre affair by Jasper Fforde | Book Review

Have you ever wondered whether the stories in the books we read happen somewhere, that is apart from the writer’s mind? When a writer creates characters, settings, places that are so much loved by readers, what if the lines between reality and fiction weren’t quite there. Combine this premise with a world where time travel is possible and you get a hilarious comedy called The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde. The Plot: As the name suggest, the Jane Eyre of Charlotte Bronte does play a big part here. The heroin Thursday Next (Yup, that’s right, a girl is named Thursday!!!!) ... Read More »

The Golden Compass Trilogy | Book Reviews

The Golden Compass Trilogy | Book Reviews

Religion is a cornerstone of our lives and for most children it takes shape as they grow up and see how important it is to their parents, or not. It is also such a personal aspect of everyone’s life that commenting on any religion always carries a lot of inherent risk. However, most people agree that the purpose of having a religion is to aspire for better things in life, to look up and forward and do good in the world as you pass through it in this life. Whether there is an afterlife or not, if this life is ... Read More »