Shanti bloody shanti by Aaron Smith

Reformed (though that’s debatable) junkie and odd jobs man Smith travels to India to escape some problems at home and has all sorts of drug and bacteria induced adventures. If you want a book that gives you insights into India, don’t bother with this one, this is really about Smith and his equally wanky hippy…

Two Anurag Kashyap films

Anurag Kashyap is one of the more innovative and clever directors in India. I recently watched two of his films, That Girl in Yellow Boots and No Smoking. No Smoking is a very smart film. A chronic smoker finally realizes the effect smoking is having on his life when his wife leaves him. He is…