Browsing articles in "JMS Pand"
Mar
12
2012

Mahishasura’s nose ring: The gumbal – Part 3

Continued from here. The story so far JMS Pand finds a strange looking ring with an inscription in his grandfathers ancestral heirloom. The ring is believed to be the nose ring of the demon mahishasura and must be destroyed by throwing it into the makaravillaku in Sabarimala. Ganesh Damodaran, a friend of Pand’s grandfather consults with a seer Saruggan who turns rogue and wants the nose ring for himself. His plan to capture Gandoo turns unsuccessful and he summons his zombie vixen to […]

Mar
5
2012

Mahishasura’s nose ring: The gumbal – Part 2

Continued from here. Saruggan was a complex creature, despite being a seer he also had a penchant for collagen shots. Though he meditated in the Elephanta Caves, he also owned an awful palace in Bandra.  While Ganesh Damodaran(henceforth referred to as Gandoo) drew his powers from kundalini experiences, Saruggan drew his powers from romancing starlets and women half his age. He grew stronger as he sapped out the youth out of the gullible women who fell for […]

Feb
27
2012

Mahishasura’s nose ring: The gumbal – Part 1

“Orei panduranga, why don’t you take all this so-called family heirloom and put them in the attic. I’m sure there is room for it and they can rot for another 300 yrs after which some museum will pay for them.” Bilahari Basavaiyya had recently found out that their family owned an ancestral home in Guntur and was pleased to hand it over to the Archaeological Society of India. They estimated the house to be over a thousand years old […]

Nov
21
2009

The Bai Who Dumped Me – Part2

Continued from Part-1 Pand and Sunita are welcomed by R-Zed’s executive assistant, BRA who takes an immediate liking for Pand. Bhavani Rajeshwar Amrapurkar was an ardent fan of SRT, and hence decided to weirdly abbreviate her name. After Manpreet Brar did well at the Miss Universe pageant, she preferred to go by the name Ms.Bra instead! Pand sets up a meeting with R-Zed while Sunita is being engaged by Ms.Brar. Posing as a seller, Pand […]

Nov
8
2009

The Bai Who Dumped Me – Part1

A janitor on the deck of a Korean army vessel of the port of Vizag, finds the missile door open and sounds the alarm. A quick inspection reveals that a couple of armed missiles are missing. Anjaneyulu Sastry a.k.a ‘Loo’, the chief of the Andhra Police Covert Operations(APCO) summons JMS Pand to investigate. Daabal-sevan-woh(770) learns that the torpedoes are being smuggled out on the Godavari express and boards the running train while it slows down […]

Sep
11
2009

From Alappuzha With Love – Part 2

Continued from Part 1 Pand returns to his hotel room to find Pankajam spread like an eagle on his bed in a very enticing position. She takes it upon herself to personally take Pand out of the way and invites him to spend the night with her saying, “I hope you’re not ready for this“. The gentleman he is, daabal-sevan-woh misinterprets Pankajam and is irked by the casteism in her statement. Much to her despair […]

Sep
7
2009

From Alappuzha With Love – Part 1

It’s another cold winterly night in Hyderabad as our man daabal-sevan-woh struts down a dark alley. As he passes a homeless guy sleeping on a bundle of Deccan Chronicle editions, the streetlight flickers frantically and goes out. From the shadows the homeless man springs up and swiftly begins following our man into the darkness. After a few paces he catches up and very swiftly pulls out a string from his pocket. Fans of the popular […]