Category: Television

Issues in India, People, Philosophy, Television, Youth

Thought provoking, though funny!

“The ambition of almost all senior students and the desire of their parents as well, is to become District Collectors. But, if all students succeed, there won’t be any candidate for Peons’ Posts!” The audience and other participants burst into laughter. Almost every TV channel has set apart programs dedicated to viewers on every Sunday. …

Issues in India, Religion, Short Stories, Television

Talent does what it can… Genius does what it must

Though there are innumerable TV channels in India, they have identical approach when it comes to certain programs pertaining to political events or sports to some extent. But. of late, the stress is on TV Serials which are enjoyed by senior citizens too! But it appears that most of these serials have the same stories …

Caste System, Humor, Television

Hats off to TV!

You have immense source of belief from boredom and you don’t have to wait till your favorite items are active! Even voracious readers have limits and naturally, they look forward to programs dominated by the so-called intellectuals! As far as TV programs are concerned, serials running into thousands of episodes capture the attention of old …

Short Stories, Television

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever!

After watching my usual quota of TV serials between 6 pm and 9 pm, instead of switching off, I changed the channel casually, and there it was! And, what more, The very scene which has been haunting my mind for the last couple of days whenever I was on my evening walk, was in progress. …

News: My opinions, Politics in India, Television

Live and Let Live

Be it arts, literature, history, economics, politics or sports and games, every one of them has its own charm and usefulness. To some extent, all these subjects are interdependent but none of them should poke its nose into the other and, instead, follow the dictum, “ live and let live”. In short, one’s growth should …

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

BIRDS OF A SAME FEATHER!

With a five-star hotel up there and several new buildings on the near-by hills and valleys, my vexed mind got some relief from that solitary hill which has withstood human encroachments so far. But how long?, I wondered. Anyway, right now, it has managed to protect itself from crazy chaps. As I moved on and …

Cricket, Ooty, P U Krishnan, Sports, Television

SACHIN IS SACHIN!

“Oh, a cheeky single…. sachin just managed to cross over before the ball hit the stumps”. Sachin was just four short of his century and there was one over left before stumps. The bus in which we were travelling entered the Mettupalayam bus stand.I hurried to the nearby Teashop to watch those exciting moments. there …

Ooty, P U Krishnan, Short Stories, Television

Those unexpected twists!

It is all set for a satisfactory finish. The heroine, the embodiment of sacrifices and all good qualities gets the green signal for her marriage from all and sundry. Her would-be, an equally great person is all smiles when he overcomes all hurdles which prolonged his agonies and ecstasies. The “crazy” viewers too heaved a …