Soundtrack: My Sharona by The Knack
“Your face has melted away and all you’re worried about is losing your job?” Jamshi Narimanpointwalla said with her wholesome, fulsome face shaking in what in the television light could have been mistaken for anger. Read more
The soundtrack: You handsome devil by The Smiths
Scientific data show that the amount of colours daubed on your body during Holi is proportionate to the size of your body. Jamshi Narimanpointwalla, scrubbing away the purple patches on her face with soap and pumice in her bathroom mirror certainly seemed to attest that theory. She had been daubed with various hues, not all shampooable coloured gulal, first by her South Delhi neighbours and then by her friends from the workplace who went from one part of town to another spreading menace. Read more
Soundtrack: More Human Than Human by White Zombie
Inder went missing for a week. His fridge still packed with meat brought hidden in a large suitcase remained stacked away in his fridge. Jamshi Narimanpointwalla had developed a strong fever that made her less delirious and more quiet than she had ever been before. Till next week, the search is on: for the missing Inder and for Jamshi’s temperature to subside.
[Next week: A favourable diagnosis]
Sountrack: Love for sale by Billie Holiday
Jamshi Narimanpointwalla usually got up late on Wednesday mornings. That’s because she usually got up late every morning. But because of a bad reaction to one of the three large drinks that she had consumed at Agni, the bar-cum-club at the Park, she had woken up very early today. Read more
Soundtrack: Voodoo People by Prodigy
“Rakhi’s decided,” Amar Singh, looking up from his second cup of KFC coleslaw told Inder without missing a chew.
Inder, who had followed the trajectory of Rakhi Sawant’s journey as India’s most unpretentious It-Girl knew what that meant. Read more