Rahul Da Cunha

  • Desi superhero

    So, one of the producers of Avengers: Endgame called me. "Yo, hi, um, we need your help

    May 12, 2019, 08:15 IST
  • The mark of Lobo

    Lobo Lobo was an annoyed man. "What men, bleddy men, all bunkus men," he ranted, while entering my home

    May 05, 2019, 07:00 IST
  • Cool shabdhs

    And so, every year into our vocabosphere trots along some new 'shabdhs'

    Apr 28, 2019, 05:42 IST
  • I spire with my little eye

    I tend to look at urban landscapes through a camera lens, and while the River Seine flowed through it, it seemed too picture perfect for me.

    Apr 21, 2019, 06:52 IST
  • Lobo Lobo votes

    So, Lobo Lobo stormed into my house. "Hey Dikuna men, who you'll vote for on April 29 in your SoBo area?"

    Apr 14, 2019, 07:45 IST


Rahul Da Cunha

  • Glossary of terms for politics/elections

    Once upon Dear reader, Lok Sabha 2019 beckons, and the media is full of phrases, terms and expressions, which are going bumper over your head, right? Rahul Da Cunha simplifies some of them for you

    Apr 07, 2019, 07:05 IST
  • Rhyme shyme

    But these are people who'd like to express their deepest emotion in verse - call it prose, slam poetry, stream of consciousness iambic pentameter...

    Mar 31, 2019, 09:17 IST
  • Indian Political League

    So, the BCCI called me. Yeah, me. What's BCCI, you're asking?

    Mar 24, 2019, 07:29 IST
  • For whom the bells troll?

    They assume aliases, odd pseudonyms, pseudo-patriotic handles

    Mar 17, 2019, 07:29 IST
  • Lobo Lobo and the mooch

    So, Lobo Lobo came to my home, sporting an Abhinandan mutton-chops-style mooch

    Mar 10, 2019, 08:18 IST
  • Lobo Lobo and the mooch

    This one launches off in the upper lip region but then Rapunzel-like winds its way down your face and neck all the way down to your waist

    Mar 10, 2019, 07:00 IST
  • How's the Jaish?

    Twitter has indicated this - us bloodthirsty Indians, fresh from losing 44 jawans in Pulwama, demanded that Modiji respond in kind in the unkindest way possible

    Mar 03, 2019, 07:00 IST
  • Mr P & Mr K

    So, two stony-faced officials showed up at my door — a week after the Pulwama attacks

    Feb 24, 2019, 07:00 IST
  • Lobo Lobo, the SoBoYoBro

    He had a hoodie on, many tattoos and his fingers were covered with rings. Before I could utter a word, he rattled/rapped the following

    Feb 17, 2019, 07:06 IST

Rahul Da Cunha

  • Let's party these elections

    For me, the only difference between this one and its predecessors is I'm going to hit that EVM button not giving a hoot either way

    Feb 10, 2019, 09:00 IST
  • How's de josh, men?

    Mrs Urmila Solanki, 78, disturbed from her morning prayers, enquired, "Kaun chhe, beta? Why has the army come here? Is there a war?

    Feb 03, 2019, 06:53 IST
  • Lights, camera, election

    But that other Rahul, that Johri guy, himself a #MeToo dude, has the cheek to lecture us and is now taking us to court. We have not broken any laws. The CoAwNIotL are seriously out to get us."

    Jan 20, 2019, 05:57 IST
  • Always good, sometimes bad, never ugly

    Often, it isn't the greatest film ever, but it speaks to you at a point in your life. About the things you are thinking about at that point

    Jan 13, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Pun-jab we met

    So, this year I chose a SoBo shindig. Didn't want to get stuck on the other side of the border, i.e., the Sea Link

    Jan 06, 2019, 05:00 IST
  • Lobo Lobo and 2018

    "What men, Dikuna, but I haven't taken a plane in my life. So wot diff it makes to me, men? Anyway forget dat, wot a year it's been, no?"

    Dec 30, 2018, 05:00 IST
  • Chicken chilli with butter naan

    This is one dish that is truly Hindi-Chini bhai-bhai. And clearly, it isn't just me. From the pavement-side dhaba to the Punjabi family restaurant to the plush fine-dining pan-Asian bistros, everyone has their...

    Dec 23, 2018, 07:00 IST
  • Lest we forget

    Democracy lies sacrificed at the altar of anarchy Moral fibre in tatters, Irreparable, toxic waste In the air, in our heads The rhetorical question. this extreme violence. Latent anger… or cathartic explosio...

    Dec 09, 2018, 05:49 IST
  • Lobo Lobo the celebrity

    "Hey men Dikuna, so wot you tink about all dese starry marriages, celebrity couples joining dere names and all, men?"

    Dec 02, 2018, 06:06 IST
  • Mercury rising

    Freddie Mercury could pen songs that ranged from the boppy, dance track 'Another one Bites the Dust' to the cerebral 'We are the Champions' to the parody, 'Death on Two Legs'

    Nov 25, 2018, 06:57 IST
  • The guru you called by first name

    They had wives, kids, lives, but you felt what really drove them was creating the next big idea, creating something for the wider good, not just for themselves

    Nov 18, 2018, 06:32 IST
  • Rahul daCunha: L Man, the superhero

    So, for once my cable guy Lobo Lobo showed up at my doorstep, to repair, not rant

    Nov 18, 2018, 06:15 IST
  • Rahul daCunha: Random Diwali thoughts

    So, it's that Diwali week: three hugely significant days in the Hindu calendar, Rama's vanquishing of Ravana, and the triumph of good over evil

    Nov 11, 2018, 09:30 IST
  • Songs and silences

    That A Star Is Born is Bradley Cooper's debut film as director is quite unbelievable

    Nov 04, 2018, 07:58 IST
  • CBI vs CBI? No, it's PCBI vs PCBI

    Two parties within one organisation, going at each other in a heated battle of wits

    Oct 28, 2018, 06:12 IST
  • Rahul da Cunha: Lobo Lobo and Sabarimala Temple

    Lobo Lobo was upset. Dressed in a mundu, he stood at my doorstep, his two wisps of air, flapping like mini tornado 'twisters' in the wind

    Oct 21, 2018, 07:55 IST

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