Jogging an hour isn't the same as footing a thousand steps. Which is what I discovered while watching the steps inch past my feet as I inched up this hill which is in the midst of nowhere, somewhere between Trichy and Tanjavur in Tamilnadu. This sweaty (ad)venture happened during our recent trip to Tanjavur to... Continue Reading →


It was a pretty ecstatic experience shooting the Manora Fort - gifted to the British by the Maratha king Sarfoji the second in 1813 A.D., for the Monument Universe app. Situated around 70 kilometres away from Tanjavur, the fort stands tall among the coconut trees, literally dwarfing them. A bird's eye view from atop the... Continue Reading →

Monument Universe – Tanjavur Palace – Shoot

Nayak Durbar Hall, Tanjavur Palace The Tanjavur Palace, put together by the Nayak and Maratha kings between 1549 and 1855 A.D., was a delight to shoot. Madamaligai, Tanjavur Palace Armory Tower, Tanjavur Palace With two days of shoot ending today for Monument Universe, we're now all set for voiceover recording and post production of this... Continue Reading →


Saint Maverick! A sobriquet I identify with so much, 'cause, it describes me perfectly! The name which I penned the very first version of THE ASTRAL SURGE with! The name I didn't embrace as an author, 'cause, it clashed with my registered name! The name, therefore, I shied away from, 'cause, it also left behind... Continue Reading →

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