Category Archives: These are True Stories

Acquitted…Freed…

Him: Acquitted…Freed….acquitted…freed….acquitted….freed… Oi, I am going to bath. convalesce…recover…convalesce…..recover Him: (Enters the bathroom and undresses himself.)taken from the poem…..taken from…..line is taken from….(He empties his bowels, wears his dress and walks out.) Mom: Dai ennada, you haven’t bathed? Him: Eh? … Continue reading

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Faithful Allakais of Rajini Thondargal

In the beginning there was North and then there was South. North looked down upon the south and its ideas of myth making (eg. MGR, NTR, Rajini etc.) The South, meanwhile, looked down upon the North and its ideas of … Continue reading

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She has left me

It has been a sad month. My past 11 years are flashing before my eyes.. It was a dusty Saturday afternoon circa 2000. I had just been to Vaazhaimaratthu Javulikkadai (Bananatree Clothshop) and purchased a pant piece. I was on … Continue reading

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Free Market Thoughts

So I was walking back from work towards the train station when she approached me. She asked if I could…… She: Just a minute. Is this going to be an unbiased portrayal of that incident? Me: Er… Are you in … Continue reading

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Manmadhan Ambu Audio Launch

Yes we were there. We went bravely like a cricket team that has lost 2 of its players and its 12th man after the toss. It was quite a show. The hosts of the show were Gopinath (Neeya Naana) and … Continue reading

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Karthigai

Amma: Hello. Yaaru? Me: Naan thaan. Amma: Kovil poniya? Me: …Illa. My roommate has gone though. Amma: Why haven’t you gone to the temple? Me: I don’t have to.. I am talking to its inhabitant right now. (Line goes dead) … Continue reading

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