https://youtu.be/ljLi_hBLy3A I have never tired out of this story ever.Having heard Ventures and the iconic "walk,don't run" and known it to be quite the grapes to thirsty lips,yet each time I listen to it it is like getting wet in the first rains Shivering,yes.But,not out of the chill but the frisson of excitement and pure…
Having born in the year 1955 my life's journey had well and truly started -part serendipitous,part self-made.This was the year Pather Panchali was made when Ray had introduced Bengal and the Bengali to India and the world .
In the mysterious grotto of your person, layered,slit and sculpted deep, shrub-scattered is the flower in bloom down below. Ancient and pagan, The silent lamp of love throbs and ebbs,flickers and flashes – Ceaselessly awake. Burning away, Beckoning me. While I stand by unbeknownst Seeking entry into the garden-gate of ecstacy, frenzied. A whirlwind of…
It may not be far fetched to assume based on an array of otherwise unrelated events and actions in the domestic cricketing world, that in the so-called, recent cleaning up of the BCCI on the basis of the Lodha Committee recommendations, its aftermath and coronation of Saurav Ganguly as its President with the return of the usual suspects - it has become business as usual, in a more favourable and congenial environ.In its re-investiture, to enforce the law of Omerta,on commentators while on or off the TV, was but a necessary and inevitable correction of important detail, in its inexorable journey to ensure an unhindered business.
Aware of its large productive population and keeping its political flexibility in tact, China transacted with business-like effectiveness with America, devoid of dogma and ideology, to train and enrich itself while indulging the Americans to invest in China.
But, if you find time to watch Red Beard, I shall be comforted with the the thought that great movies take to great action.
Bharat Bala as promised travels the length and breadth of India seeking the frequently missed sights, smells and sounds. This time in the sylvan settings of a village in Maharashtra he discovers the “Aajibainchi Shaala”-School for Grandmother’s to celebrate a pioneer woman who definitely is quite the torchbearer of the Second Sex-and unarguably, holds more than half the sky.
So will Saurav set all of this aside as idle banter and instead choose to be the quintessential Mumbaikar, professionally and commercially savvy - airy-fairy principles making way for prudence and realism?
You were of medium build, masculine in the Ashok Kumarish way.Copper-coloured, broad-forehead,big eyes sometimes amped further with those black framed powered spectacles,peppered shock of back-brushed hair,a prominent nose atop a firm jaw,dark and coarsened lips after years of Charminar,a strong hairy chest on broad shoulders_- all of it, standing on two sure legs.