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Why Baasha/Padayappa will always be better than Endhiran

Over the past few days, I’ve watched Annamalai, Baasha, Arunachalam, Padayappa and Endhiran. What I’ve realized is that it is impossible to replace Baasha and Padayappa. In my opinion, Endhiran doesn’t even come close. When Endhiran had just released, my … Continue reading

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Protected: What happens to you when you have a break for 6 months?

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The Tale of 37

What does one do when one runs out of alphabets to name standards? One gets into alpha-numeric of course! Which is exactly what a certain school in the city did and that’s where this incident takes place; in the busy … Continue reading

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The Honourary Member

There was this movie which arrived during the Pongal season; Siruthai. It was a big hit. I caught up with the movie fairly late. All the reviews of this “family” movie mention that SOME of the scenes may be crude … Continue reading

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Narayana and the First Drink

Narayana returned home after a hard day’s work. The logging industry was reeling under the impact of new legislation. “Damn you Jairam Ramesh!” he muttered as he entered the house. The day had been quite eventful. He had to break … Continue reading

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We are the champions!

The emotion cannot be described completely in words. We have waited for this day since the minute Mohd Kaif won us the Natwest trophy. That was when we started to believe that there were players other than sachin. It didn’t … Continue reading

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Cricket Merchandising

One of my friends kept this as his facebook status a few days ago: “Bleeding blue….” This was after India had defeated Australia in the quarter finals of the Cricket World Cup 2011. Thinking that he had come up with … Continue reading

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