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BB6 “Alag che”

In Blog, Cartoons, Crazy, Story, Uncategorized on November 9, 2012 at 10:35 pm

Salman Starrer reality TV show Bigg Boss comes in yet another Avataar with “ALAG CHHE” style. People have weird taste and different sense of non sense. The way this reality show is proceeding is lot more different than the other seasons. And the Big boss is being compelled to maneuver to bring the contestants in line.

alag che

BB6 on 9th Nov’12

 

Today in “Jumme ki Raat Salman ke Saath”  Sapna was safe and when the choice came between Brajesh and Sampat Pal, The viewers had a clear cut choice it seems. Brajesh is IN and Smapat Pal OUT.

 

Bigg Boss Season 6 “Alag che”

In Blog, Cartoons, Crazy, Story, Uncategorized on October 14, 2012 at 1:32 am

Salman Starrer reality TV show Bigg Boss comes in yet another Avataar with “ALAG CHHE” style.

Bigg Boss 6

Season 6 of Bigg Boss is a bit different then the last Season , set up is bit different, profiles of candidates are bit different. As is rumoured that Salman wanted the show to be family oriented and hence it was launched at 9’oo clock prime time. Season 6 has not turned out to be real deal yet. Nothing sort of controversy has erupted now, howsoever controversial caontestants are there in Season 6.  A snap shot of the conestant… (courtesy Wikipedia)

Housemate Age Occupation and Claim to fame
Navjot Singh Sidhu 48 Former cricketer, cricket-commentator, politician and member of parliament. Also appeared as a judge on the “Indian laughter Challenge” for all for its seasons.
Sana Khan 25 South Indian film actress and model. Best known for her appearance in the Amul Macho ad ‘yeh to Bada toing hai’.
Vrajesh Hirjee 35 Theatre and televison actor. Known for his comic roles in the movies like Golmal triology and Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein.
Sampat Pal Devi 52 Founder and leader of Gulabi gang, a group of women vigilantes and activists. Devi is a former government health worker who came into news after the launch of the book “Sampat Pal – A warrior in pink saree” in 2008.
Urvashi Dholakia 33 Actor, Stand-up comedian. Best known for playing the villainous roles. Popular for her role of Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay.
Aashka Goradia 26 Indian television actress. Best known for portraying the role of as Kalavati Tai in Colors‘ Laagi Tujhse Lagan.
Dinesh Lal Yadav
alias “Nirahua”
35 Bhojpuri singer and film actor. Came into spotlight with his hit movie ‘Til Gum gauwa.’ He has to his credit quite a number of big block-buster Bhojpuri movies.
Delnaaz Irani 39 Theatre and Indian television & films actor. Delnaaz was married for 14 years with Rajeev Paul and then they split in 2010.[4]
Sapna Bhavnani 41 Celebrity hair-stylist. Owner of the famous Mad-O-Wat salon in Mumbai. Acted in movies like Pyaar Ke Side Effects andUgly Aur Pagli.
Aseem Trivedi 26 Indian political cartoonist and activist. In 2012, he was charged with sedition and arrested by Mumbai police.
Rajeev Paul 43 Indian television and theatre actor and writer. Ex-husband of Delnaaz Irani one of the contestants on the same series as him. best known for his negative role in Balaji’s daily soap Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii.
Sayantani Ghosh 28 Model-turned-Indian television & film actress. Played the leading role in Aroona Irani’s Naagin in 2007.
Niketan Madhok 37 Model. He has walked on ramp for famous Indian and International labels, popularly at Lakme India Fashion Week for a host of fashion designers including Rohit Bal, Aki Narula, Rocky S, and Ritu Kumar.
Karishma Kotak 30 Karishma Kotak is a London and Indian – based model[5] best known for her work as the Kingfisher Girl.[6] She has also appeared in a number of other commercials.[7]
Kashif Qureshi 31 Martial Artist. The only non-celebrity, selected to represent the “common man” chosen via auditions held across India.

Well it will be interesting to see how the it unfolds in coming days…

 

Ushering Into Change phenomenon ?

In Blog, Business, Cartoons, Current affairs, News on September 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm

India is always known as elephant against China which is popularly known in circles as crouching tiger. A fast paced tiger pitted against a slow moving elephant. But over these 4-5 years the elephant has been pretty asleep while tiger has been roaring all thorough these years. BRICS- the group of emerging countries has been actually slowing down. Lots were being said about the Once popular and hero of India in 90s- Mr. Manmohan Singh, a well renowned economist who made India usher in a new world of emerging country.  Three years of silence was supposedly lots, finally he meekly-roared, puts some courage, puts his defiant foot forward. After 3 years of lull, two days made history in UPA-2. First increase in diesel price by 6 rupee, secondly, putting a cap on the subsidized LPG cylinders, Thirdly, allowing 51% FDI in retail and 49% FDI in civil aviation industry. All these measures made withing 24 hours after a washout of monsoon session of parliament was tremendous about turn by the Govt.

There is definitely Two perspective to the moves.

Govt perspective: Definitely fiscal deficit is a major concern which is getting to abyss at a fast pace. major oil companies are making huge losses on a daily basis where in all petroleum products govt provide huge subsidies be it petrol, kerosene, diesel or LPG. Definitely FDI in retail & Aviation shall mark a turn around  in ailing airline industry and will boost retail trade in India with wal-mart like major players being part of Indian consumers.  Govt claims to raise an additional Rs 20,300 crore for the Oil companies.  Economist are all cheers for these measures. It might give kick start to all due reforms pending.  Finally the so called ‘Policy-Paralysis’ has come to end. Market, elated with the news gained at SENSEX.

“The decision of the government to hike diesel prices and LPG (beyond six cylinders) are borne out of necessity. CII fully understands the economic compulsions for such a decision,” CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee said in a statement.

“Diesel has larger weight than petrol, it (hike in petrol price) will have inflationary effect but it is a good decision. It will put pressure on inflation in short but in long run will have good impact on economy,”  – Crisil Chief Economist D K Joshi

The middle class woke up to double whammy this morning. It has added further burden to already agitated Indians. At this juncture, when the prices of basic commodities are sky high and inflation is refusing to buzz despite all RBI efforts. it’s is expected to go up by another 0.40%. The aam aadmi, the common man is the one who suffers. He has his valid reasons. When the Govt is all down with plethora of corruption accusations and of misusing tax payers money on cases like 2G, Coal-gate, Common wealth games issues. What a common man is fed up of is that the Govt crib that it has no money to pay for the subsidies (implied)  then what is happening to the tax payers money.  All the money is being used for unnecessary study tours, for renovating Planning commission office STATE OF ART-TOILET (costing crores), for private presidential trip,  so on and forth. Definitely, when the the hard earned tax payers money is being drained with such apathy, govt will be out of money to pay for other necessities.  Common man is on the streets crying foul. Yesterday, I was watching The Newshour debate in a TV news channel- Times Now, where a well known corporate figure  supported govt in case of putting cap on the number of subsidized LPG cylinders. His point of view was ” a PRUDENT family shall need at the most 6 cylinders in an year” that meaning half-a-cylinder per month. Well I have a doubt about what a prudent family means? Personally I alone use one cylinder in a one and a half month without much of cooking and never to waste. How come a prudent family(might be ONE member family) require only 6 cylinders in a year.

An article on How price hike affects common people.

Top 10 Impacts of Diesel Price Hike

Political fights:

These announcement has added fuel to the already fuming relationship between Govt , allies and opposition. The two major parties supporting Govt at the centre SP, led by Mr Mulayam Singh Yadav  & TMC led by Mamta have raised a strong concern against he policies announced. However, public knows the drama being played by them. They allready know that they are just pretending to showing empathy in front of public just in order to rake in the votes for coming elections- Public Posturing. The main opposition NDA has got another weapon to fire.

Government facing a double sword from political parties on one hand and public on the other is putting a brave face with one liner- ” Tough Times need Tough decisions”. This is hard to say what shall be the final outcome. I mean weather govt can stand to all these pressure or submit.  The coming days will be testimony to it.

Related Articles:

  • The unusually large diesel price increase suggests that economic reformers have persuaded Congress leaders of the urgency of curbing the budget deficit – now about 6 per cent of gross domestic product for the central government alone – in order to stave off a threatened downgrade by credit rating agencies that would reduce Indian sovereign debt to “junk” status. – FT Article

To You – My friend…

In Cartoons, Crazy, Writing on February 4, 2011 at 11:56 pm

Dear Friend,

I can not tell you what happened last night but I beg you from bottom of my heart to forgive me for what happened. I feel terrible that you found yourself in situation that caused you additional pain. But I am absolutely sure  that whatever you said last night, was provoked, even deserved.  And everybody says things they regret, when they are worried and stressed. You were expecting to see someone you trusted and met the enemy instead. The fault is mine. Someday I’ll explain everything. Meanwhile I’m still here.

Talk to me !

Your neighbor & friend.

A letter delivered at my doorstep, early this morning. Could see the feeling of remorse. Is it? I doubt. He has been a good friend and a neighbour to me. Me and Krazy, as we call him, has been friend since the day we met at warden’s chamber. He was nice and definitely crazy. A fat guy with large heart – we often tell him. But he becomes real nasty when it comes to hurt him. Physically… No way, this big fat guy has enough punches in store. Though he looks cool and calm but don’t go by looks. As they say, ‘Looks can be deceptive‘. He is a good friend to fiends and  nasty to nasty. His principle a rose for a rose and punches for punch. I remember and incident when we just shifted to our hostel. It was supposedly an unofficially ragging session. This guy had an altercation with a senior ‘coz somebody abused him from seniors’ IM chat calling him names… He replied in the same language. The senior got pissed off. This crazy fellow of mine said F%$K Off, mad fellow!The matter had to be mediated by fellow seniors and classmates. The matter took months to get them together again, but once a thread get broken however you try to tie them together, there will always be a knot, A reminder of what happened. He follows the simple rule tit for tat. Otherwise he is ok with his friends occasionally emotional too.

If you happen to visit his room, you can find everything within his one hand reach. A water bottle on either side of his chair and one beside his bed. Maggi noodles in cupboard, chips on table. A half eaten burger in plate along with Pepsi bottle. Lappy on his table with books around it. Itunes playing either a slow hindi song or thumping classic rock in quick succession. More often you would hear Jagjit Singh’s wo kaagaz ki kashti … wo baarish ka paani.

We are good friends as are neighbors are supposed to be, even more than that. but something happened last night. It was truth or dare game, we play often after getting drunk. During this game, something happened and he blurted out where he had to keep mum. It was about a topic which we four friends discussed a day before. And he was quite pessimistic that the girl was not true to one of our friends. She is playing a game of hide and seek with that poor fellow. Once out of college, she will not any take time to dump him and move on. Even if she doesn’t and maintains contact  with this chap, anyway his life would be more miserable. This issue had hurt him, don’t know why? Any way he poured all his heart out in front of him I wonder if he remembered a shit. Though he was right in my POV but who are you to interfere in another person’s life, however close you are to him. Let him live his life his own way. he is not a child to be cared every time he slips. He is an adult and is capable to think his own rights & wrongs. Let him learn. One learns after committing mistake. Anyway, I had to do an extra hour of duty to comfort my another friend, to stop crying.  Finally I thought of writing him back.

Dear friend,

I understand your emotions towards your friend but we have our own  limits… we are not supposed to interfere in one’s life. I understand you being close to him want good to him. But you must understand it is his own life. Eventually he has to decide the course of action for his life.  Regarding your meeting with me, its Okie, I shall come to your room. And nothing serious about this fellow Vikram. Don’t worry I can handle it on my own.

Don’t get personal, strictly business my friend. Hope you would understand.

Your neighbour.

PS:

  • Mail courtesy : “You’ve got Mail” mail from NY152 to shopgirl. I am enchanted with this movie. Have watched it hundreds of time.
  • This post is little fact and for the most part it’s fiction.
  • This post idea is from The daily Post
  • Image courtesy Oneyearbiblelog.com

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I am what I am….and I see what I see.

In Cartoons, Pictures, scribblings, Uncategorized, Writing on February 1, 2011 at 1:10 am

Today’s topic is “Are you Optimistic or Pessimistic or something else?

That ‘Something else’ may be dealt as in this pic…

Image via edu.uni-klu.ac.at

More clearly by this 😀

So Question comes to : Are you an optimist, pessimist or a Realist?

If I want to see Glass Half Full I see it Half full and when I want to see it half empty I see Half empty. Though the term is so cliché, So here is new term “Half dead or Half alive” 😀 .

Image via antbag.com

Have you ever imagined What an optimist and pessimist think about heart palpitation?

Image via propercourse.blogspot.com

Depends what are the circumstances and how shall cash on the opportunity.  Practically Optimism is good to an extent and pessimism is certainly bad for health. Though having both the perspective, gives a clear picture of the issue at hand. I feel I am neither optimist nor a pessimist but a composite mixture of two. Better said “I am what I am and I see what I see“.

What do you think, you are?

PS: congratulations “m_ayer” for achieving 100 post target.

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