the character of villages and towns has gone considerable change over
the last two centuries, the vestiges of wall paintings still available
throughout Haryana serve as an important tool to peep into the
lifestyles of the ruling classes, the trading community as well as the
peasantry of the state. The painted havelis and
wall paintings of Shekhawati came to limelight in the mid seventies
through the efforts of foreign writers, but few people across the
world are aware that there were, and still are, places and buildings
in Haryana too which abound in this form of art treasure. It was only
a matter of time and investigation awaiting revelations through the
media that wall paintings of Haryana slowly begin to emerge out of the
does horror appeal to us?
is celebrating the return of the spooky and the scary to main- stream
Indian cinema. Not that it had really gone away. It was always there
though in the hands of the so-called B-grade and C-grade moviemakers.
We did have some mainstream directors tinkering with this genre of
films now and then but horror never caught the fancy of big-time
stars, directors and producers like now.
retains its romance
you know that in England where the modern mail system originated, the
postage was paid by the recipient? The mail man collected it in cash
on delivery. The due sum was calculated using complex formula.