Personal essays

Cult of the Indian WhatsApp Group

Letter to my unborn daughter

Am I happy?

Tits, Tests and Testes

Thoughts on a bike

A love letter to my childhood

Karmanye vaadhikaraste: Focus on the effort, forget about the result

Vanity Metrics: Why you must reject it and accept your own path

Parashu, A people's person

Heavenly Abode

Why I started a daily blog in 2021


Feb 2022

🏑 House hunting

Jan 2022

😀 The case of the punctured tyre and ego

🍺 Tale of one city

😐 50th Issue

🦠 I got the damn bug

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #48: πŸŽ‰ Annual letter: 2021

December 2021

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #47 πŸŽ„Merry Mary Marry... X'mas

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #46 🍟 Stop eating social media

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #45 πŸ™πŸ½ Namami Umami


πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #44: Contradictions are the spice of life

How I met a girl... and decided to embarrass myself.

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #43: πŸ‘€ Did I get married this week?

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #42: A non-issue

October 2021

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #41: πŸ’”Appu, fare thee well

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #40: πŸ€” Getting inspired endlessly

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #39: ⭕️ Self-critical loop

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #38: 😭Why did I discover Elliott Smith so late?

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #37: πŸ› Butternut squash and Avarekalu

September 2021

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #36🚊 Why is life moving so fast?

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #35 'Doing something' vs. 'being someone'?

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #34: 🦌 Go take a hike

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #33: πŸ₯΄ Nursing a hangover

August 2021

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #32: πŸ€ͺ Immigration, Vaccine and DDLJ

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #31: πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Hello, coming to America

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #30: πŸ₯½ Snorkelling in the pacific ocean

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #29: 🀫 Link to a secret video and pics!

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #28 πŸ‘‹ Goodbye 'daily' writing

July 2021

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #27: 😭 Air France lost my bag!

My body, my rues

Being happy for others

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #26: πŸ‡²πŸ‡½ Hola... from Mexico

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #25 :😰 I have severe purchasing anxiety

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #24 - Shifting, Packing and moving around

Karmanye vaadhikaraste: Focus on the effort, forget about the result

June 2021

The midpoint of the year

Let's talk

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #23:🀲 Begging for validation by giving unsolicited advice

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #22 - 🎀 I uploaded a video song after 5 years

The story we tell ourselves

Just the two of us (Hindi)

How I dodged a scam email

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #21 - 😀 Consistency is key... apparently

A cup of chai

Clubhouse: Old wine, new bottle

How to book Covishield vaccine appointment 100%

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant#20 - πŸ’‰ πŸ’ͺ I got vaccinated!

A love letter to my childhood

Make a scene #03 (screenwriting)

The writing every day problem

May 2021

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant#19 - πŸ“Ή I am starting a YouTube Channel

To YouTube or not to YouTube

My first vlog

Finding your parents in you

Make a scene #02 (screenwriting)

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant#18 - πŸŒͺ Cyclone Tauktae got no chill


When it rains and pours

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant#17 - 🌱 Today is a significant day

Make a scene #01

My porn collection

Pivoting with Rasagullas

Gender neutral pronouns and private conversations

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant#16 - πŸ“ I'm writing a screenplay

Reflections on India's second covid wave

A gentle nudge

Old millenials will be annoying

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant#15 - 🌻 An uneventful week this summer is a good week

Vanity Metrics: Why you must reject it and accept your own path

April 2021

The day I stopped drinking and driving

How I tease my nephew

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #14 - 🏑 Let's stay at home

My brush with anxiety and panic attacks

Only one - A poem by Varun Grover




2031: Life goals

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #13 - 😷 Mask up. Stay at home

Not following (anyone on) social media

Six things. Every day.

Once upon a time, when I was a sculptor

Sylvester: An ode to friendship

Thoughts on a bike

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #12 - πŸ“ I'm recalibrating my writing challenge

My obsession with looks

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #11 - πŸ§˜β€β™‚οΈ I'm a meditator now

March 2021

Being angry is comforting

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #10 - πŸ’” Matters of the heart

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #09 - πŸ”’Privacy and Cybersecurity is my newfound passion

Why I am returning to social media

Choose your fuck-up

πŸ’Œ Sunday Slant #08 - πŸ€– I'm coming back on social media

Choose your fuck-up

Offending others

Pay it forward

When an old friend calls

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #07 - πŸ€” Time. Work. Quality.

Parahsu, a people's person

Kids don't lie

February 2021

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #06 - 🐣 50th Post

Letter from a friend

How I quit smoking

The hazards of smoking

Peeling the onion

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #05 - πŸ₯΅ Writing every day is hard

Boys, men and cricket

Living on the edge

Maths and fear


πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #04 - πŸ’ All that (love) Jazz


The importance of being thick-skinned


Being obsessed with people's date of birth

Rubbing my beliefs in people's faces

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #03 - πŸ€‘ "How to get rich without getting lucky"

Careful whisper

Choice. Freedom. Illusion?

Answering what do you do?

The areca trees

Chai and an epiphany

January 2021

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #02 - πŸ₯³ I blogged every day for 30 days

The day I started smoking

Let's go

Grey matter

πŸ’ŒSunday Slant #01 - Newsletter nameπŸ‘‰Sunday Slant

Of angry emails and one click solutions

Tits, tests and testes


2002, the dreadful year

On not writing

The dashing adolescent

I'm not trying to convince you

Letter to my unborn daughter

You've got mail and issues

Heavenly abode

Why I won't be buying books for a year


Laughing at others

I flossed every day for a year and then this happened

The destination is the journey

Permission to express myself

10 life lessons from turning 34

Food on the plate

My first cigarette

Cult of the Indian WhatsApp group

A/B testing children

Why I started a daily blog in 2021

Dec 2020

Am I happy