Chandni Chowk to China has not yet reached Beijing’s dodgy DVD market that I scour for the rare Hindi movie, to survive this endless winter. Chinese multiplexes don’t show Bollywood cinema. My landlord’s flat-screen television is sadly underused when I am home alone with only one English entertainment channel (HBO) and the Siberian winds roaring outside. Read more
In November, I visited China’s New York and Mumbai’s envy.
And I’m relieved I don’t live in it, despite the six years I spent, until last March, in the Mumbai of Shanghai dreams. Read more