Suhail Rasheed goes back to his experience of watching 12 Angry Men and shares some of his thoughts on why it is one of the greatest movies ever made.
Lakshmi Gopal explores the language, philosophy and genius of noted Malayalam writer, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
Abhirup Bangara reads through the meanings of Edgar Allan Poe’s tragic and supernatural poem, The Raven.
Sukanya first chose to remain silent. But if this long journey and its outcome were to get any better, she’d have to make some effort, she thought. So she said, “I’m just thinking about home.”
My daughter and I watched the wedding planner. Ten minutes earlier, a few seconds before we were to enter the chamber where the ceremony was…
a few meters away the church bells ring
and earthen lamps light a prayer for a son
daughters don’t get burial in this land
He remembered his father’s face,
Grey eyes, with a cold gaze,
His mother’s proud stance,
As she threw him a final glance.
She placed her chair so gently on the ground, so that it doesn’t make the slightest of sound, for he read his poem, in that…
Your memories will give me dull heartaches,
but that’s so much better than the shimmering agony
Every month, The Bangalore Review recommends a reading list, also mentioning in brief why each book must be read.