The Expressions of Rain

Monsoon-The most awaited of all seasons, not only relieves people from the scorching heat of May-June but also brings with it the beautiful fragrance of "geeli mitti", some festivities and some nice delicacies apart from inspiring our romantic film-makers! Here are some of my experiences depicting various moods and expressions of rain....


Lazy - I absolutely love spending lazy evenings at home on a rainy day. Sitting by the window, having delicious pakodas made by mom, sipping hot coffee, having earphones in my ears with some of my favourite tracks being played and the fragrance of "geeli mitti" all around....what a feel!!! It absolutely gives the feel of being in a hill station....

Romantic - I remember one particular trip to Nainital when it was drizzling during most of our journey in the hills. The cool soft breeze was blowing along with the drizzle and some nice romantic bollywood songs were being played on the disk player. And at the same time when you get to relish the taste of sweet and sour corn...Amazing!!! The mountains, wind, drizzle, romantic songs... sound so romantic. No doubt rain inspires so many bollywood film-makers who have given us some of the best romantic rain songs....

Fun and Frolic - Around two years back there was heavy rain on a particular day in august-14th August. It was the birthday of one of my close college friends. We had plans of going for a nice birthday treat before it rained. But, we didn't let the rain spoil our plans. I remember when we got down at Metro Walk while coming back from the college, it was still raining heavily. People must have thought these girls are crazy!!! When most of the people were hurrying to get to the metro station or at least under some shed, we were heading for our birthday treat!!!

Chaotic - With the ever growing traffic and the on going(but never ending) construction for commonwealth games, a rainy day can be quite chaotic as well! I remember the very first working day of my college in 1rst semester. It was raining. When i got down at Rithala, there was no conveyance- no autos, no RTVs and heavy traffic. One RTV came after waiting for sometime but so many people had gathered by then that it was very difficult to get into it. Somehow, i managed to get in and then realised that the RTV was too short for my height(and i m not very tall!!!). I had to bend almost by 90 degrees for the ride from Rithala to DCE! It was one of my worst experiences in an RTV in all these years.


So, even if we face difficulties in commuting because of poor road maintenance, as long as the weather is good, i don't mind! Rains are beautiful. And even while writing this, i am having delicious samosas and jalebis... ;) Happy Monsoon!


  1. ya sahi u remember d thing that rtv wala bhaiya said to us..??? engg madam itni baarish me kaha metro walk ghoomne ja rahi ho..we were so crazy at that tym...:)

  2. kaha hoga...i don't remember that...but we were definitely crazy at that time!