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No one will support you or stand with you until you decide to do that for yourself. You are your own support system, and don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
No one will support you or stand with you until you decide to do that for yourself. You are your own support system, and don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.
The relationships that I have fail,
Compell me to raise the veil,
There awaits a strong hail,
But the unbroken me will sail,
Don’t read me as just another tale,
And codify the voice as pale,
Yes, I am scared till the brink,
But I have the courage to sink,
No matter what the world would think,
I will write the story with my ink,
To them, I appear confused and aimless,
But the sailor in me is relentless,
Never guard my vulnerability,
I am enough to protect my individuality,
Thank you for tying me to a shore,
But there is this journey which I amore,
O, People! this boat is ready to saunter,
Don’t be afraid, as I am my own anchor!
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Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 might have had a box office collection of 260 crores INR and entertained Indian audiences, but it's full of problematic stereotypes.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 starts with a scene in which the protagonist, Ruhaan (played by Kartik Aaryan) finds an abandoned pink suitcase in a moving cable car and thinks there was a bomb inside it.
Just then, he sees an unknown person (Kiara Advani) wave and gesture at him to convey that the suitcase was theirs. Ruhaan, with the widest possible smile, says, “Bomb mai bag nahi hai, bomb ka bag hai,” (There isn’t a bomb in the bag, the bag belongs to a bomb).
Who even writes such dialogues in 2022?
Most of us dislike being called aunty because of the problematic meanings attached to it. But isn't it time we accept growing old with grace?
Recently, during one of those deep, thoughtful conversations with my 3 y.o, I ended a sentence with “…like those aunty types.” I quickly clicked my tongue. I changed the topic and did everything in my hands to make her forget those last few words.
I sat down with a cup of coffee and drilled myself about how the phrase ‘aunty-type’ entered my lingo. I have been hearing this word ‘aunty’ a lot these days, because people are addressing me so.
Almost a year ago, I was traveling in a heavily-crowded bus and a college girl asked me “Aunty, can you please hold my bag?” It was the first time and I was first shocked and later offended. Then I thought about why I felt so.