बेवजह blog

To experiment with words . . . to paint the canvas with audible colours.

March 1, 2017

An Open Letter To a Brother

Surbhi Karwa   Dear Brother! What I am gonna write here is a matter which is very private to an individual. To come out of the closet about […]
February 27, 2017

Manjari, From Lucknow to London

Alisha Asif   “Love art in yourself, and not yourself in art.” – Konstantin Stanislavski   I remember having had a terrible day a few months […]
February 16, 2017

मैं हिजड़ा … मैं लक्ष्मी!

Surbhi Karwa   ‘मैं हिजड़ा… मैं लक्ष्मी!’ ये किताब हाथ में लेकर चलने से पहले, मुझे लोगों की अनचाही नज़रों का शिकार होने की चिंता होती […]
February 10, 2017

The Boy Who Unlearned

Divyanshu   In school, I learned that real fun comes out of being irresponsible. Those were the early days, when the idea of taking a chance […]
February 9, 2017

निदा फ़ाज़ली साहब को याद करते हुए

महेंद्र कुमार ‘सानी‘   निदा फ़ाज़ली साहब को याद करते हुए, एक लेख जो आज ही के दिन पिछले साल(2016) उनकी वफ़ात पर मुझ से सुधांशु […]
February 8, 2017

6 दिसम्बर बिकता है

Surbhi Karwa 2016 नवम्बर में अयोध्या आना हुआ. राम और उनके राज्य के ‘दर्शन’ से ज्यादा मेरी दिलचस्पी उस विवादास्पद ज़मीन की और उसकी वर्तमान स्थिति के […]
January 31, 2017

Coherence

Tanay Chaudhari A psychedelic, sci-fi, suspense-drama based around the strange events happening as a mysterious comet passes Earth almost qualifies as a natural choice for this […]
January 29, 2017

बच्चों के लिए एक ज़रूरी किताब

मस्तो गौरव श्रीवास्तव बाल कहानियों से आप क्या चाहतें हैं ? बच्चों की कल्पना की उड़ान, जीवन व नैतिकता की ज़रूरी बातें और खूब सारी मस्ती… […]
January 24, 2017

The Boy Who Learned

Divyanshu It’s amazing how sometimes when you look back at a moment and realise how much it has influenced you. I envy those authors who write […]
January 9, 2017

Growing

Tasveer Hasan I always heard people saying that you grow over time. As if it didn’t require any catalyst or a trigger at least. Coming to […]
January 3, 2017

There’s Always Tomorrow – A Refreshed Affection for Living

Tanay Chaudhari “It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it […]
December 31, 2016

Mausams

Tanay Chaudhari American comedian, Mike Birbiglia said, “People are making better and better small budget independent films these days.” Well, that stands true for – “Mausams.” […]
December 30, 2016

Rats Are Annoying

Divyanshu   Rats are annoying creatures. Not your fluffy Ratatouille type. The grim brown pointed looking mammals that you see in the kitchen when you go […]
December 29, 2016

मिल जाए काश ऐसा बशर ढूंढते हैं हम

Masto   अभिषेक की कॉल आई थी कि बहुत वक़्त हो गया है,  दद्दा से मिल आते हैं. उनके पाँव में हल्की सूजन भी रहती है तो अपने जानने […]
December 27, 2016

Of Wandering and Wanderlust

Swati Singh   Having reached the age of seventeen and having been surrounded by literature often has drastic consequences, and in my case it led to […]