Anima burns her diaries which record the long period of grief and mourning that followed Siddharthas death in the Bombay riots. Bold lines of black on a blank canvas lead Ashesh to start a new painting. Sharada sings her own composition in the noon raag Shuddh Sarang at an evening concert. Crowfall unobtrusively follows an eventful year in the lives of a group of friendsaa journalist, a teacher, a musician and three paintersain Mumbai. Like the cycle of seasons, love and violence and heartbreak and joy pursue each other. And it is friendship that provides uncompromising solace amidst the ravening pressures of life in the big city. Steeped in sensuous detail, Crowfall takes in art and identity, music and communal madness, and the clash of the old and the new to etch a finely nuanced portrait of contemporary Mumbai.a#39;Does thatmean youa#39;ll beatthe top anda recipe for khaman dhokla below?a#39; a#39;Why not? The titbitis nice. Big eyes. Big boobs. Voice isa little husky. Sexy.a#39; a#39;The hunt ison?a#39; a#39;Hunt? Only subtle signals.a#39; a#39;Sniffing?a#39; a#39;Son of Surgaon, get your sur right.
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