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#FakeNews

‘You look so beautiful.’ ‘ I am soooooo busy. ‘ ‘My marriage is perfect.’ ‘Of course I eat… yes… real food silly!’ ‘ The holiday was amazing!’ ‘My kids are awesome!’ – every lie we ever tell each other now becomes firmly stuck in the forever world of the internet. With filters and instagrammable hashtagsContinue reading “#FakeNews”

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The Relationship Saga

And in a world more connected than ever, most people find themselves more disconnected than they have ever been. We can connect on WhatsApp, Social media, the phone- all the time and yet in this fast paced world though we’re always seeming to be connected we’re often more alone than we have ever been. ThisContinue reading “The Relationship Saga”

F.R.I.E.N.D.S

I was never good at making friends. As gregarious and out going that I seem, most of it is a facade and those who know me know I am actually quite conscious of how I am viewed, worried about being judged by you and fiercely private about my thoughts and fears. Trust doesn’t come easilyContinue reading “F.R.I.E.N.D.S”

Dis-connected

In a world that’s terrifyingly small and connected and where now gossip doesn’t need to be limited to streets or apartment buildings and where everyones business is public knowledge now…it was terrifying how disconnected one can feel despite all these seemingly meaningful connections. It’s been a long few weeks. With ill health in the family,Continue reading “Dis-connected”

#MoreThanALabel

Since I did my first professional play at 15, I got used to (well not used to…but got a taste of) criticism and labelling… Theatre was my salvation. It allowed me the freedom to be all that I wanted to be but come Monday morning, I had to return to reality and school and theContinue reading “#MoreThanALabel”

Virtual Reality vs. You

Today’s world is a PR world… a world built on perception and fantasy based in our own ‘virtual reality.’ Virtual reality is the new real world experience. And what you are perceived to be is what you are… Or is it? When we tweet “Love is what I am all about…” do we forget thatContinue reading “Virtual Reality vs. You”

1000 Facebook Friends doesn’t mean you have friends

Courtesy Divya Palat Celebrity Blog for the Times of India Today I take a break from the news and the politics and even the decline of the rupee to focus on something much more personal. Today I take the time to talk about relationships. Today, is a world where you have over 1000 Facebook friendsContinue reading “1000 Facebook Friends doesn’t mean you have friends”

Instagram your life TODAY! (MY NEW TIMES OF INDIA CELEBRITY BLOG POST!)

I now write a weekly blog for the Times of India – Divya Palat’s Blog! So do check it out!     This week’s big news was that Facebook was acquiring the young, fun Free photo sharing application- Instagram for ONE BILLION DOLLARS! The young co-founders are both Ex- Stanford Students- Kevin Systrom and Mike KriegerContinue reading “Instagram your life TODAY! (MY NEW TIMES OF INDIA CELEBRITY BLOG POST!)”

Making Monday not MournDay!

Ok so I HATE MONDAY MORNINGS! I mean I start stressing on Sunday night about the week that’s about to happen…not that the week isn’t totally exciting, glorious and fun…I’m the eternal stressed and so I stress! This morning was particularly hard! There was too much to do and too little time- scripts to finalise,Continue reading “Making Monday not MournDay!”

Living to LIVE! (my life can’t fit in 140 characters!)

So the Blackberry’s attached and you’re completely hooked up…there’s a wifi zone almost everywhere and wherever the .pdf’s are too small or difficult to read on your phone there’s the iPad or the laptop to keep you company. You know more now than you ever did about the world, peoples lives and even their bedroomsContinue reading “Living to LIVE! (my life can’t fit in 140 characters!)”

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