RIP Irrfan Khan: 1967 – 2020

Irrfan Khan

This is one of best Irrfan Khan’s quotable quotes – we don’t have a culture of realistic acting in India. Our films still are influenced by Parsi theater. Parsi theater was known for melodrama. It’s all about emotions. Image source: Variety / Quote source: NPR

How right he was when it comes to Indian cinema!…

Tamil Movie Review: Thiagarajan Kumararaja’s Super Deluxe 2019

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Many thanks to Behindwood’s list of top 150 cult Tamil movies to watch consolidated due to the lock down in India, I found a real gem in these 2 movies – Aaranya Kaandam (2010) and Super Deluxe (2019). Both written and directed by the brilliant Thiagarajan Kumararaja. Image source: The Hindu

When it comes to watching a movie, I would also check on who is the director of the movie.…

Tamil Movie Review: Rajavukku Check 2020, Thriller Gripping Storyline

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Rajavukku Check means Check Mate in Tamil and I managed to catch up watching this action thriller Tamil movie starring Cheran recently. WARNING ahead – this is not a movie to watch with the whole family. Movie poster source: IndiaGlitz

The lock down has unfortunately confined us to our homes with little things to do unless you are very creative and make the best of the lock down.…

Outbreak 2020: Possible Virus Surge in Pakistan from Tablighi Jamaat Gathering

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By the way, today is the first time since the lock down started & the 2nd wave from Tablighi Jamaat’s gathering in Malaysia, the active cases have started to reduce. Kudos to the highly dedicated medical team, all the front liners and ordinary Malaysians who despite the many hardships had observed the stay at home order.…

Outbreak 2020: Also Use Vanakkam Instead of Hand Shake

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The many ways of communicating using our hands – the Western hand shake and the Indians of putting both palms together and saying vanakkam or namaste. The Japanese would just do without any hands by bowing in deep respect. Image source: Wikipedia

Unfortunately since a hand shake needs the touching of the hands, this unfortunately facilitates the human to human virus transmission.…

Quotable Quotes 2019: Dr Sudha Murty’s Thought Provoking Quote

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Got this quotable quotes in my Whatsapp this morning and given that I am not from India, I was curious on only one thing – who is this Sudha Kulkarni Murty (I found later that she is a Padma Shri Dr) and how or what made her to quote this?…

Genius of MSV Part 2: Alex in Wonderland’s Keep It Simple

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Continuing from Part 1 on the late Mellisai Mannar MS Viswanathan (MSV), this comedy segment by Indian stand-up comedian Alexander Babu’s Alex in Wonderland is simple amazing!

Alex truly breaks down the creativity and simplicity of MSV using the 4-beat on the bongo drums which is applicable to a number of MSV hit songs.…

Sadhguru and Zakir Naik Compared

Sadhguru – “We don’t need more Hindus, more Christians, or more Muslims – we need more Buddhas, more Jesuses, and more Krishnas – then there will be true change. Every human being has that inner potential”

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Lunatic Acts Before the General Elections – Part 1

By now, they say when the election is around the corner, expect some form of lunatic acts and strange things will happen. The sky will turn sweet pink and you will see politicians coming down from their place in the sky down to earth and share the way of life and hardships of the people.…

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