Author: Shailja

The Adorable Dads

7:30 pm -The phone rings….. “Hello hello hello…can you hear me”…a very anxious father calls up n repeats “hello” without even waiting for the other end to respond… “Yes papa, I can hear you loud n clear…how are you?”His girlie responds sweetly… “So all set to go?” “Hanji papa” “It’s going to be very cold there, hope you have kept your jackets, caps, gloves, and socks properly….” he inquires… “Papa….all set “she responds… “Don’t forget to keep your tickets n passport in the outer pocket” another instruction follows…..n she nods like an obedient child. “Carry a book with you…do...

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A Moment Of Love

His father was visiting them after a long time.He decided to call upon all his siblings-older brother and younger sister over ,along with their families for the weekend.He wanted the whole family to be together so that they can cherish the quality time with his ageing father who had decided to devote his life to the senior citizens hence he was willingly staying there (despite all the kids wanting him to stay with them)but he would often pay a visit to all his three children … His wife was little reluctant as she felt that she would not have...

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Face your Fears and Do not Run Away from Them

She wanted to run away from the voices crawling up and stirring her inner peace… She decided to take a break and drive down to her favourite eatery in cyber hub…. She ordered her favourite dish and asked them to get her some espresso granita first… A lazy noon of the winter that had just started to set in appeared pleasant…finally she felt that those voices have been put to rest…. Suddenly she heard the most unexpected voice coming from the side table, She didn’t have to turn around to check who it was…… “Look how shamelessly she is...

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Can you love two people at a time?

Can you love two people at a time? This has been a topic of never-ending debate…. But this was not the case with him….he loved both of them equally…. He couldn’t do without either of them….his life had no meaning without their presence…. He always tried to keep both of them separate….so that the creeper of jealous doesn’t climb up the wall of love…… He even provided them separate abode…… This was that unfortunate day when despite all the efforts…he left them both together in his car….,n that opened the can of worms…. There was this spiteful conversation between...

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Prema Iyer: A Nani with a Mission

"Nation has given me a lot, what have I given back to the nation?" These were the words of Mrs.Prema Iyer -a tiny framed, petite woman that caught my attention. Dear ladies, today I am going to be introducing you to an exemplary woman with an extraordinary story-Naani(she said she is fondly called Naani by everyone) I was doing a maternity shoot at Lodhi gardens, in between, I would catch a breather n stretch my back… I saw a lady wearing a smart track suit, walking very fast..glowing with some divine charm-looking so calm n composed.I just waved and...

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Selfless Joys

God had been unkind ….there was a stark difference in the social status of both the was a top corporate honcho and the other one was an artist who made sculptures  He always felt that life had been unkind, one brother was the Destiny's child and the other one was the always hit by the stroke of ill fate. Over the period of time he developed so much hatred for his brother, perhaps jealousy and his own complexes made him loathe his brother.He envied his implacable picture perfect life…fat bank balance, huge bungalow -an enviable possession, pretty wife...

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