A dangerous method – spoof

Pics courtesy: A Dangerous Method Director: David Cronenberg Stars: Michael Fassbender, Keira Knightley, Viggo Mortensen, Vincent Cassel Produced by: Recorded Picture Company (RPC) ,Lago Film (co-production), Prospero Pictures (co-production). Disclaimer: The storyline presented above is a spoof, a work of humour, and completely fabricated, and does not in any way resemble the original story as depicted in the movie or as it happened in history. ...
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If it’s ‘riksy’, do ‘aks’

Photo credit: ZedZap..Merry Xmas dear friends The under- educated Indians, the ones who toil in shops and such other sundry places, do leave behind, oft times an impression with their large heartedness. “It’s riksy,” says the mobile phone repairer. “Replacing the glass is riksy, but I will get it done.” “Risky,” I correct  him. The man disappears behind the door. A play once used another of these simple tongue twisters that bind the lower class of humanity, with no redemption in sight. “Ok, Aks. ” the actor challenges the lawyer in the court, based on a dandy Bollywood aspirer and English learner, much to the amusement of some in the audience. Written typos are now pretty well known. “Snakes and drinks,” I once read on a hotel sign board. We too make mistakes, for English is not our first language. I remember Astad Deboo correcting Moushami Chatterjee’s idiom on a TV show — ‘hit rock bottom’, not ‘hit the rock bottom’. ...
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Bars of life

Act 1, Scene 1 Boy: So when did you come down to India? Girl: [Mumbles something.] Boy: I like to ride bikes. I have a Bullet, and once I drove to this place… it was a long ride. I loved it. So… how adventurous are you? [Girl walks away.] Strange, and a little pleasing, to see a Bullet bike rider fail with a girl.  Act 1, Scene 2 She: Can I share a smoke with you? Me: [lift my head, nod and try to give a smile] [5 minutes of silence.] [The girl, well mannered, dressed in a decent long skirt, with a self-composure that comes from a high cultural upbringing, finishes her cigarette and walks away to join her friend.] Act 1, Scene 3 [Four college youngsters, two boys and girls, join the table.] Guy 1: [In my ears] Nothing happened, buddy! [I lower my head and smile]. Guy 1: Now, you can swear at me for saying this. You can hit me if you want to… [I shake his hand and smile… ] [Guy 2 spits...
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Love in the 21st century

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. – Corinthians 13:13  Some nonsense from my side (after many pegs of brandy): What is so unikue about Oriental love, that it renders its followers senseless, devoid of reason and mad? The Bible said God was love, and we inverted it to say that love was god — pyaar hi zindagi, pyaar hi khuda. Indeed, the Arabic majnu is now almost a synonym of a mad man. So did this craziness come to India from the Middle East? The language of love in India is Urdu, not Hindi. The irrational force that runs half of our entertainment industry, the other being violence. The Bible does not go wrong in attracting followers by magnifying an irrational human tendency — it is a smart move that it put love above all else. Reality check: The true test of love is cleaning baby potty, and no love is known to have survived that. What is the hope...
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