I have stayed away from news and politics for almost two weeks now as we were dealing with Krishnan’s health scare… So yesterday when I blogged about the Kalamkari saree, I didn’t know about Manohar Parrikar’s passing away. When the news item popped up, we felt really sad. A good man had gone too soon. … Read more A Truly Great Man – leaves too soon 🙁
Today morning KTV was showing the movie “Johnny”. Its a Tamil movie made in 1980 starring Rajinikanth in a double act and Sridevi, as the actress. The storyline is interesting and simple – Sridevi is a popular singer, and Johnny (Rajinikanth) is her ardent fan. Rajinikanth as Johnny is a small time thief and is crazy about … Read more A journey left midway …
I re-read Khaled Hosseini’s book “The Kite runner” last to last week. The first time I read it I fell in love with his style of wrting and the story touched a deep chord. Then I read “A Thousand splendid suns” and couldn’t get over it for days. That a neighbouring nation and one with … Read more Book Review – The Kite Runner
Who is the 12th President of India ? ….hmmmm like you, I have struggled with that name. Who was the 1st President of independent India ? Easy-Peasy, Dr. Rajendra Prasad. Who succeeded him ? Illustrious Dr. Radhakrishnan. And then I don’t remember many of them except Giani Zail Singh for his devotion to Mrs. Indira … Read more One life influencing another !
I actually wanted to write about Clive Lloyd’s tactics for building great teams and started reading about his achievements and success as the West Indies captain… While reading about him, I stumbled upon the news of his divorce and the bitter outpouring from his wife of 37 years. Then I switched on the television and … Read more Split personality – public success, private hell
He was resplendent, learned, loved and revered as a King and as a mighty warrior. Then he made one mistake, he coveted another man’s wife and abducted her. The husband was rightfully offended and came with a huge army and defeated this resplendent being and was hailed as a righteous warrior who had ensured that … Read more Raavan repeated !