Although we would meet only twice or thrice a year Eunice de Souza (Aunty Nonie as I've always addressed her- she was my mother's cousin) never failed to leave a lasting impression on me. I enjoyed and cherished whatever little time I got to spend with her, as Aunty Nonie was a person whose very presence spoke volumes about her, or should I say, the genius that she was.
At the age of 2, Aunty Nonie lost her father. She did her schooling in Pune. From then on, her journey has been one of hard work and sheer determination. A fiercely independent woman.
A woman of great character, she traveled to and taught students in England, Europe and the States and shared her profound knowledge with her students while she was Head of the English department and Professor at St. Xavier's College, Mumbai for 30 years.
Every time I'd meet her for Christmas lunch I would look towards Aunty Nonie sitting on the sofa with a cigarette in her hand, half-filled ashtray and whiskey glass b…
Welcome to the world of MS Dhoni . Well, part of it.
Reasons why I wanted to watch this movie.
#1. I am a Dhoni fan.
#2. I wanted to see Sushant Singh Rajput act after Kai Po Che.
#3. I wanted to know more about Priyanka (his girlfriend) and Sakshi (his wife).
#4. I definitely wanted to see his struggle.
What I didn't know :
#1. It would be a 3 hour movie.
#2. He related even romance to cricket (the helicopter "thappad" shot).
#3. His friends were his support system.
#4. His girlfriend would die in a car accident. *sob* *sob*
#5. Finding Sakshi to be like Priyanka was a huge coincidence.
#6. The reel Yuvraj Singh looked exactly like the real Yuvraj Singh.
#7. His friends pooled in money to help him reach the Calcutta airport for the Dilip trophy and he missed his flight by half an hour, Ouch. Hurts. Sushant Singh Rajput and Kiara Advani in a still from the film
So here is the review.
Sushant Singh Rajput was awesome ! A semi-fresh face, he did total justice t…