Blackness ever blackening: My lifetime of depression

I was such a moody child. That’s what my parents said. “She’s such a moody child.” “Why are you such a moody child?” I don’t remember ever being called a happy-go-lucky or sunny-natured child, or feeling like one, although I certainly experienced varieties of happiness sometimes. I have a clear memory of somersaulting out of […]

‘Chhakka Panja’ movie review: A laughing stock

Aama Saraswoti Geeta Devi Films Chhakka Panja marks the third collaboration between comedians Deepak Raj Giri and Deepa Shree Niraula and a motley crew of comedians, all of whom share a common provenance of prime time comedy shows thriving on what could be broadly called ‘social satire’. While it is only natural to see the […]