harshitaindia has written 54 posts for Charms of India

Empire of the Moghul – Ruler of the World

Well, here I am with my review of the third book in the tri series by Alex Rutherford – Empire of the Moghul – Rulers of the World. Whereas, the first two book focussed on the Babur and Humayun each individually, in this book, we have the author talking about both Akbar and Salim. Unlike, … Continue reading

Mere Brother ki Dulhan

Well, this one is a movie that is a complete ‘paisa vasool’. Katrina Kaif is a treat to watch and Imran Khan makes quiet a comeback with his good performance.¬†Mere Brother ki Dulhan scores mostly because of its delightful presentation of characters and events that keep you engaged all through the movie. Never ever will … Continue reading

Onam – The Legend Behind

Our stories section gets its brand new entry – about the story or the legend behind celebration of Onam. With Onam festivities still on, it’s just the right time to narrate the story of Onam to all those who are not aware of it. The legendary story goes as follows. There was once a king, … Continue reading

Image From Chokhi Dhani

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Don’t go for a strong story line because it is just not there. But do go for all the individual scenes that together make this film extremely watchable and entertaining. Allow yourself to flow with the narrative, go on a holiday with all the characters and you are sure to find the movie worth every … Continue reading

Jaipur Trip – Day 2

The next morning we decided to pay a visit to City Palace, Jal Mahal Palace and the Forts. Our first stop was City Palace. I was put off by the entry road which was dirty. Anyways we took our tickets and entered the premises which was spotlessly clean. Felt good! ¬†Wish the road towards entrance … Continue reading

Visit to Chokhi Dhani

Once we reached Jaipur, our first visit was to Chokhi Dhani – a village resort known to give you an ethnic Rajasthani experience. This was one place I had always wanted to come to so I was all excited and geared up to enjoy myself thoroughly. I was pleasantly surprised to see the rush, given … Continue reading

Delhi To Jaipur Trip

Last weekend we decided to take a trip to Jaipur , the pink city and the capital of Rajasthan. We started early in the morning at seven by car and it took us around two in the afternoon. Enroute we stopped twice for short breaks, once at Mc Donalds and again at a Dhaba called … Continue reading

Empire of the Moghuls – Brothers at War

The second in the tri series by Alex Rutherford, Empire of the Moghuls – Brothers at War begins with the following note right on the cover itself – India, 1530. A great army, A new Empire, Four princes prepare for battle. Post Babur’s death, Humayun has a tough task ahead. He not only has to … Continue reading

Aksa Beach – Mumbai


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