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Krishna Shastri Devulapalli

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | My low-budget urban wildlife adventures

Monkey Business and Serpentine Surprises: A Humorous Tale from Adyar

14 Apr 2024 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How I lost the debate with Mr Development

How could it be anything else for someone who thinks Business — and “Development” — came before everything else?

17 Mar 2024 12:46 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | My futile quest for tranquility and solitude

Escaping the Loudspeaker Festival: A Hilarious Journey to Silence

11 Feb 2024 1:45 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Those agony aunts who are bad news

Dive into the whimsical world of Aunty Panku's bad news sagas, where laughter meets melancholy in a humorous tale of mayhem.

14 Jan 2024 1:07 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Stranger Encounters of the Intimate Kind

Sometimes, the stranger who passes you on the street has a better measure of you than a so-called old friend.

10 Dec 2023 12:05 AM


Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | The going gets tough, the tough get Boeing!

In the frenzy of travel quotes and the allure of picturesque destinations, a humorous take on the essence of travel & the pursuit of beauty

19 Nov 2023 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri | On disrupting the worlds of film, business & hospitality

So here are three copyright-free ideas that my readers belonging to the movie industry, the hospitality sector, or just any business.

22 Oct 2023 12:11 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Why don’t we get our children?

The show I came to after abandoning Jailer was Who is Erin Carter?

17 Sep 2023 12:00 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | About how proud I was last week

Curious as to what ‘Madras’ cuisine they would be serving, we went with the idea.

27 Aug 2023 12:21 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Stop with the food fetishes, seriously!

Why are there so many shows with food as the ‘lead character’?

09 Jul 2023 12:10 AM


Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | The needy universe of social media parents

When parents suck up to their kids in public, the intent needs to be examined

11 Jun 2023 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Do you know who we are, Europe?

Don’t forget we had pushpaka vimanams. Imagine if we decided to bring them back. What would happen to your airlines and visa fees? Lol!

07 May 2023 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How to leave home a cynic and return an optimist

Buck up. We have a world to save

09 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Synonyms that so often are antonyms instead

So is a painting by Cézanne, an Ennio Morricone composition or the unfettered flatulence of someone close by who’s eaten a garlic naan

25 Mar 2023 9:19 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How to recognise a writer

Didn’t Groucho Marx say it best? ‘I refuse to be a member of any club that accepts me.’

26 Feb 2023 1:55 AM


Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Why I just love literature festivals

Literature festivals, for the unversed, are where we writers go to mingle with wannabes, has-beens, never-will-bes, there-he-is-agains

29 Jan 2023 12:00 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How to stay safe in the coming wave

Below is a list of people who need to be avoided not just during pandemic times but even if a meteor were to come hurtling at us

01 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How Mallikarjun Babu’s secret weapon backfired

To this day, Malli, now a grandfather, gets a befuddled look in his eyes and bites his lower lip suggestively when the incident is mentioned

11 Dec 2022 1:25 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | What’s old isn’t necessarily gold

What the romanticization of old friendships also brings into sharp focus is how little we seem to value the concept of values

13 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Fiction is dead.... Long live fiction

Fiction is in a dismal state, said a well-known literary agent

16 Oct 2022 7:54 AM