What do you want to do in life? A very simple question we expect our children to answer at the age of eighteen. This is while most of us can’t say confidently even in our mid-life what is our calling. Forget about the fact that we can hardly recall what we had learnt in the … More College: Pathways of Possibility
(This letter is in response to queries and comments like- • Should kids watch Padman? • A must watch for women!) Dear Children, I write to you on the platform of social media even though I know you are not here. But I believe the letter will still reach you, directly or indirectly, through your … More Padman: A must watch for children!
I remember the directors of the movie Udta Punjab in an interview confess how they had to tone down Udta Punjab to make it digestible for the audience. They very openly shared that the reality is way harsher but it would have been tough to market such a dark movie. The problem is not they … More Why we must show our kids Udta Punjab and tell them this is not the Truth!
‘Who is Padman? What is a pad? What are periods? Why do women have periods?’ I can imagine a child asking these questions from his/her mother, father, and grandparents. Some of them will choose to turn away or hush but I am excited about those who won’t. I am not worried about how many will … More Where will you hide your ‘pad’ now
Most of us spent our childhood in hundred acre wood with Winnie the Pooh and even now in my mid-life I am enjoying this cuddly bear’s wisdom. Whatever is the stage of life, the stories of Pooh and his gang of friends ignite warmth, an innocence, and enlightenment wrapped in simple words. Little did I … More Behind the happiest book, were an unhappy father and his son