Black Friday – A Late Review

Black FridayProducer: Arindam MitraDirector: Anurag KashyapMusic: Indian OceanLyrics: Piyush MishraCast: Kay Kay Menon, Aditya Shrivastava, Pawan MalhotraCinematography: N Nataraja SubramaniamEditor: Aarti Bajaj A couple of years back my brother called…Continue Reading →

The Megapixel Hoax

Don’t go for megapixels I tell everyone and even had written about it in a tech column that I used…



Since it seems to be a season of kids in ads at Cutting the Chai. Here’s another classic. [Kid at…


Another Rasna Ad

Here’s another Rasna ad, albeit from a different era. The previous was 1985 vintage; this is relatively newer (1999). The cute kid this time is a boy (I think so)…Continue Reading →

Leather on the Willow

Ouch! The shoulders are still aching, but the pain is sweet. It was worth it. The sound of leather hitting…


The Rasna We Loved

The ad might not win any awards today, but in recall value it can beat many multi award winners. Whether…