On Monday, the 18th of April 2005, Indian Actor Om Puri was honoured an OBE(Order of the British Empire). He is the first Indian actor to have been honoured with such a distinction. Coming from the British, it’s a rare tribute to this so fine Indian actor, and the Indian Cinema as a whole. I
The sound of my Nokia pierces conveniently through the silence that envelopes my room at 7 AM. The only sound besides the noise this Nokia makes is the distant humming of my computer. But as the cell phone hums “Streetwise”, one of its long 4KB polyphonic ring tones, the sound is making inroads into my
The Board of Control for Cricket in India has been in news for quite a while and for all the wrong reasons. First came out the fact that BCCI is not controlled by the Government of India. So it is like team India plays for a club. No, it is not a national team. It
Friday, September 26, 2003 Over the years I have tolerated you and you have done the same. But overall, seru, u r a great pal.
If you are an Indian, you must be knowing about what I am going to say about. Everyone you seem to know, asks for a treat on your birthday. I had been following the same “custom” all my 22 years of existence. But recently when I thought about it, I found it funny. Should’nt it
“Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief, All kill their inspiration, and sing about their grief” Achtung Baby! is a reinvention when it was not needed at all. When, riding high on the success of “The Joshua Tree”, U2 could have explored that music further and could have tasted easy success with
The first time when U2 came to my ears was in the year 2000, about 24 years after the band’s formation and a complete 19 years after I was born. I had purchased this collection called, The music of the millenium. It was a two tape set and had some really good artists like Elton