Dhoomketu (1985)

Dhoomketu- “The Comet”: "Dhoomketu" is based on a story “The Comet” by Dr. Jayant Narlikar. It was in our coursebook too. So, there was an interest in finding out how it was adapted. The interest was frankly due to the fact that I had found that chapter a little dull. The adaptation … Continue reading

Anokha Aspatal (1989)

Anokha Aspatal- The Unusual Hospital Shammi or Shammi Aunty, as she was credited in many Doordarshan serials, is among my favourite actors. The characters she portrayed, whether good or bad, were often depicted as bubbly and talkative. It was therefore a surprise to find her in a serious role. … Continue reading

Katt Katt Kad Kaddu (2000)

Katt Kat Kad Kaddu: Bonding Over Morse: Morse code must be pretty much forgotten these days, at least in common knowledge. Telegram service has stopped, its use being over much earlier. As a matter of fact, I have never seen or sent a telegram. My memory of Morse Code is linked with a chapter on … Continue reading