Pooja Pillai

Pooja Pillai is a writer, aspiring baker, and television addict. When she isn't reading or cooking, she blogs at Bibliofanatique about her adventures with books.

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A Memoir by Ma Anand Sheela

Book Review: Don’t Kill Him!: The Story of My Life with Bhagwan Rajneesh

Why does Ma Anand Sheela continue to ‘love’ Osho even after he accused her of bio-terrorism and was responsible for her stint in prison?

Through a Lens Darkly

Ashim Ahluwalia speaks to us about what drives him and why his films simply don’t fit into the ‘mainstream system’ of Bollywood and Hollywood.

A Bit of Jeeves and Wooster

Everyone has their own perfect Jeeves and Wooster, but I can’t see anyone other than Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in those roles.

Revisiting Mahabharat

Just one viewing of this old classic by B. R. Chopra shows us all that is wrong with Hindi television today.

Death Dealer

Death Note is an existential mystery wrapped inside a thriller.

Remembering Malgudi

We are probably the last generation of urban kids that remembers watching Doordarshan shows like Malgudi Days, Byomkesh Bakshi, and Flop Show.

The Long Run

Author Girish Kohli speaks to us in an exclusive interview about his trippy debut novel Marathon Baba.

Deliciously Despicable Dexter

The slow blossoming of a ‘monster’ into a human being has been wonderful to watch.

Blood and Lust

If you can keep up with all the gore and naked, white flesh that comes with most H.B.O. shows, you will enjoy True Blood.

Winter Is Coming

To put it simply, Game of Thrones is no simple, black-and-white tale of good versus evil.

When John Met Sherlock

What is really interesting is how much further Sherlock goes than the original stories in developing the characters of the two protagonists.