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Thursday, November 24, 2011


Ross was waiting Akshat (my younger brother) to come back from college. I love this expression of his :-)

Monday, November 14, 2011

इश्क-ए-दिल्ली Loving Delhi

Earlier this year, the Delhi Government held many events celebrating 100 years of Delhi being named the capital city of India. Unfortunately, I was not in the city or in the mood for celebration then. But I think it is never too late to join the party so I decided to explore some treasures of the city I had heard a lot about but never explored myself. First on my list was the Light and Sound Show called, Ishq-e-Dilli (Love for Delhi) at Purana Qila or Old Fort.

The show beautifully captures the history of Delhi, how the city passed on from the hands of one ruler to the other and how several men and women have expressed their love for the city from time to time. I would recommend everyone living in Delhi or visiting it to see the show at least once.

The dimly lit Old Fort and the nip in the air created the perfect ambiance for a magical evening of history, sound, light and love for Delhi.

The number 4 instruction left me a little disappointed but with a huge smile the staff there told me that only commercial photography was not allowed. I could take my camera.

We were greeted with these curtains on the wall that was to function as our stage.

The curtains were raised and history unfolded.

A scene from the Mahabharata.

The Kohinoor Diamond

A Kathak dancer dancing to the song written by Khusro

India Gate

Jama Masjid

Purana Qila

Destruction of the city

Everything turning into ash

Wars with the British led to a lot of bloodshed.

British General
Mahatma Gandhi

The Indian Tri-Colour; The National Flag of India
Tryst with Destiny

Kite flying on Independence Day

Symbolic image of Hindu-Muslim Unity


Saturday, November 12, 2011

Home Sweet Home

Some new things I added to the living room of my house recently.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Purana Qila Revisited

These are the second batch of photographs from my photowalk to Purana Qila or Old Fort with my best friend Kanchan and her husband, Kshiteej.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Purana Qila

With a slight nip in the air, exploring Delhi in the morning has become a weekend ritual. This weekend, I went to Purana Qila or Old Fort with my best friend, Kanchan, and her husband, Kshiteej. Kshiteej is a photography enthusiast and it was great exploring the place with both of them. The nice breakfast at a coffee shop later was also fun!

Will upload more photographs tomorrow. Happy November!


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