Category: Indian Cinema

Corporations, Humor, In real life, Indian Cinema, Issues in India, Uncategorized

Job opportunities

Gone are the days when job seekers had limited options, mostly based on their qualifications. Most of them opted for government jobs in view of job security. Those aiming at jobs in private companies were assured of better salaries but they had to work beyond the office hours. Anyway, money weighed more than ‘leisure’! But, …

Caste System, Indian Cinema, Politics in India, Religion

United, we stand: Divided, we fall

India is a land of festivals and we witness immense variety of such festivals all though the year but most of these festivals are connected to some religions, castes or regions, though the way such festivals are celebrated has something common about them. Of course, the ‘style’ of these festivals differ from religion to religion. …

Cricket, Elections, Indian Cinema, News: My opinions, Politics in India

Arise, Awake…

Wither India? Or rather, is India suffering from an overdose of democracy? Maybe, some sadistic news channels are creating such an impression by highlighting the day-to-day demonstrations in and out of assemblies and parliaments with an eye on next elections. On top of these petty quarrels, the fate of India’s most favorite game (cricket) is …

Bollywood, Facts and Fiction, Humor, Indian Cinema, P U Krishnan, Short Stories

A friend in need is a friend indeed

“Traitor, Traitor…” Venu kept on shouting those words when he woke up at mid night after a horrible dream. “Ten years have passed, ten summers with the length of ten long winters… again my stupid mind refuses to admit my own selfishness and utter a word in praise of Revi, my best friend and classmate.” …

Domestic, Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, Indian Cinema, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Travel

The cup that cheers!

Train journey has always been a pleasure to me; more so, if I am in a reserved compartment and on the window seat.  The many faces of India, both urban and rural appear and disappear in a jiffy, forcing me to sit focused on them lest I missed a quick flowing river or a line …

Facts and Fiction, Humor, In real life, Indian Cinema, Ooty, P U Krishnan

Who is copying whom?

No “cut, cut” or “take”  here.  The young man delivered his dialogue effortlessly and the old woman with whom he quarreled, was equally fluent.  The slangs used by them and their body language were also equally convincing.  The young man lost his temper when that woman kept on cursing his wife; and he pushed the …