When my husband & I answered questions on love

My friend Harshika Daryanani wanted to do a story on couples who’re in very different phases of marriage. For this she desired that Ashish and I tell her our definition of Love, so that she could study and share if love changes with time, or if distance makes any difference in the lives of couples? Here’s how we – Ashish and I replied to her questionnaire:

My Answers

  1. How did you guys meet? What was the first thing that struck you?

Ans:  We met through our parents. It is an arranged marriage. The first thing that struck me was that his mother i.e now my Mum-in-Law was just like an angel. She was so full of dignity, grace and love… got me thinking if the mom is so good, the kid would be so too. And yes he did not prove me wrong. The same dignity, grace and love I feel even now after 20 years of my marriage.

  1. What does the term “Love” mean to you?

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Movie Time – India Box Office

This Friday the box office is loaded with love stories gearing for the upcoming Valentine weekend. We see Sanam Re, Fitoor, Deadpool and Trumbo this Friday.

gue7ypf11hm560b6.D.0.Sanam-Re-Movie-New-PosterSanam Re:

Directed by Divya Khosla, here is a story which will touch your heart and warm your soul. A classic love story shot in the hills of Shimla, Kalpa, Ladhakh and Canada, Sanam Re is about the love between two souls, between fathers and sons. A love torn apart due to misunderstandings is brought back together by destiny.

Actor Rishi Kapoor plays Pulkit’s grandfather who spans a life from 60 years to 80 years. It is said that it used to take him 5 hours to do the makeup for this role.

The film features Rishi Kapoor, Pulkit Samrat, Yami Gautam, Urvashi Rautela, Bharti and Ashish Kaul. The music of the film has been on a high since its release. The lyrics are by Mithoon, Rashmi Virag, Manoj Muntashir, Manoj Yadav, Ikka Singh and Kumar. The compositions by Mithoon, Jeet Ganguly, Amaal Mallik, Epic Bhangra and Raju Singh. The title song ‘Sanam Re’ sung by Arijit Singh has topped the charts for many weeks now.  We also see the director Divya dancing in a party number ‘Humne Pee Rakhi Hai’.


Directed by Abhishek Kapoor, the film is an adaptation of the famous novel by Charles Dickens, ‘Great Expectations’. The film has Tabu who plays ‘Miss Havisham’ with weird hairstyles and a snobbish attitude. The story of love between two people is destroyed by a snobbish woman but destiny has different plans for them.

The film features Tabu, Aditya Roy Chopra, Katrina Kaif, Aditi Rao Hydari and Govind Namdev. The music is composed by Amit Trivedi, lyrics by Swanand Kirkire and singers are Arijit Singh, Amit Trivedi and Sunidhi Chauhan.

download (1)Deadpool:

Directed by Tim Miller, this is a superhero film and features Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano and Brianna Hildebrand. This is not the first time a science experiment goes wrong and a man gets superhero qualities. It has happened before also. Marvel Comics created Deadpool, a superhero who can save the world from evil hands. Wade Wilson is fooled into an experiment which can cure his cancer and is subjected to torture. But the experiment goes wrong and in the whole process he disfigures his face and hands. Now is the time for revenge.


Directed by Jay Roach, this is a biographical film based on the life of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo by Alexander Cook. The film stars Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K., Elle Fanning, John Goodman and Michael Stuhlbarg.

That’s all for this week. A happy Valentine’s Day to all. May you celebrate love in every moment of your life.