Showing posts from August, 2023

What I read in August - Sharp Objects

  Title —Sharp Objects — Gillian Flynn If anybody has watched the Movie,  Gone Girl , you would know who the author Gillian Flynn is. The Sharp Objects is the debutant novel of Gillian Flynn, released in 2006. The story is about the reporter Camille Parker who is sent to her hometown to get the story of 2 girls murdered. By now, you should know that this book is a murder mystery genre. What made me read this book? I don’t know anything about the 2014 released Gone Girl that I watched then. But after watching the movie, I learned that this psychological thriller is based on the book of the same name,  Gone Girl , by Gillian Flynn. After many years when I found  Sharp Objects  book in the library, without any thought, I picked the book. The theme is dark, all the characters esp Women in the story, have all dark and bizarre issues. You feel pain while reading the book, and you don’t want to read the book with all such creepy problems, but you are still intrigued by the book as you want to

Mahesh Babu – An Ode to the Actor beyond star

 Those were childhood days- the first Mahesh Babu film I watched in Theatre locally was Yuvaraju in 2000. The same goes for the film Vamsi - my first film watched in the Theatre in my grandfather's homeplace.   If anyone asks me, what's the first film you watched in Theaters in Hyderabad? Again it's Mahesh Babu's film in the form of Murari.  Then as days passed, unknowingly, I had many memories connected to each film. Of all movies, Okkadu is one such unique movie having many reminiscences.  1. Being in residential college during my intermediate days, as part of my outing, I brought an Okkadu Audio cassette in Koti(A place in Hyderabad city). I still remember the audio cassette poster was sky blue. And it just doesn't end there. Traveling in the local RTC bus where you don't have any local radio channels to listen in the bus (Radio Mirchi, Radio City, 93.5 S FM, etc., might have just started in 2003 ) during those days or the songs played on the bus were usually