KATHA & CHUNA

January 20, 2018

Paan or Betel leaf plays a significant role in the religious life of Hindus. It is because no propitious Vedic event is complete without a ritual involving Paan. The most critical puja items in Hindu...

October 11, 2017

For a film to become a cult is memorable, but for a film to be a cult for acting and music makes it a permanent part of forever bar!

Don (1978) is one such Bollywood feature film that made itself iconi...

July 24, 2017

If you make it, they will come!

The line above unabashedly borrows its pun from the Hollywood classic Field of Dreams, but still holds its weight when you see people, particularly Americans trying it f...

July 20, 2017

20% of the world population chews Paan. In its simplest form, Paan (noun) is betel leaves prepared and used as an aromatic stimulant. The term itself takes its root from Sanskrit parna which means a f...

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There is a song like ‘Khaike Paan Banaraswala’ depicts the traditional PAAN and it won’t be wrong enough to regard it as an integral part of Indian culture & society.