My Soul pulled for a re-visit

Updated: Dec 28, 2019

By Nandini Rao

Contributing Author for Spark Igniting Minds


I do not remember what age I was when the word Mandav comes into my mind. I do not know what it means nor do I remember how it came to my mind. Whatever the reason, that is a word I just cannot get out of! This word stays with me and often comes to my mind, but I just ignore it, thinking it is some fancy flight of my imagination!


At that time, I may have been 10 years old or so! I’m not sure!


When I was studying in 8th standard, my friends invited me to join them to watch a movie they were planning to see over the weekend. With my parents’ permission, and armed with a list of do’s and don’ts, I went to watch the film with my friends. The film was a Hindi film called Kinara. Beautiful film, it was indeed! But what left me stunned was Mandav, w