Diwali Masti – WOOHOO!!!

October 26th, 2011. I remember growing up in Ranchi in Bihar, we would all wait for the pooja to get done at our neighbor’s place and then we would all run over to burst crackers together. It was always a super awesome time. As you were running across the road to the Verma’s residence there […]

I love Airport Arrival Gates

August 1st, 2011. Last night I landed in Abu Dhabi International Airport and I think for the first time in my life I took the time to just stand and enjoy the joy and love that’s all around at an Airport Arrival Gate. Now the reason I was able to experience this joy was because […]

My First Steaming Hot 3D Video

July 23rd, 2011. Today wherever you look you see something or the other about 3D. As human beings I think we have now become obsessed with the concept of 3D when in reality everything in our daily lives is actually 3D. In the last 150 years this is perhaps the 5th time that the whole […]

Santa on Harley

Christmas 2015, Santa was on a Harley across #MyDubai. Thank you for all the smiles, the selfies and covert pictures 🙂 Wishing all of you a Merry Christmas. PS:- All those presents you open tomorrow morning, we delivered by #SantaOnAHarley Thank you Vipin, Aman, Angela, Baby Hunter, Shabbir, Sid and Family for making this possible.

Interviewing Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan

September 12th, 2014. When the Stars come to this city, they come to City 1016 – The UAE’s No.1 Bollywood Radio Station. This week we had the stars of Disney’s Khoobsurat in Dubai talking about their new film. Rohit Jayakaran interviewed both Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai.  The Stars […]

When Chachaji came to Dubai

April 5th, 2014. This year, I decided that when I attend ComicCon in Dubai it will be as a Desi Geek. I assumed that this quest to find the perfect desi comic character would be really really difficult. This however could not be further from the truth.  The truth is that there are very few […]

How Aishwarya Rai Bachchan just changed the World

August 7th, 2012. A lot has been said about Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s weight gain over the past few weeks. Most of it is far from flattering to hear especially if you are Aishwarya Rai, the former Miss World. I must confess that some of the jokes doing the rounds on Facebook are quite funny and […]

Salman Khan does not have a heart of Gold

June 26th, 2012. Celebrities come to Dubai very often but it is not very often that they are able to touch your heart in a way that you never thought possible. Usually an experience that changes the way you think about a celeb is based on whether or not they were kind enough to give […]

Sachin Tendulkar wanted to call them Uncle

June 19th, 2012. In our daily lives in Dubai we often meet film stars, rock stars and entertainers from around the globe, however very few encounters will ever match up to meeting someone who has entertained you consistently for over 22 years. Recently the Master Blaster was in Dubai and a select few got the […]

Stuff they don’t teach you in Driving School in Dubai

June 2nd, 2012. Over the weekend I was having lunch with some friends and learnt that one of them just got her UAE Driving license and was currently renting a car. She was however complaining about how badly people really drive on the roads of Dubai. I was a little taken a back and then […]