[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 29 views]
Coffee – Short film

TweetTwo fantastic verses from Saint Valluvar’s Thirukural (திருவள்ளுவர் அருளிய திருக்குறள்) summarizes our feelings, as parents, when we saw the teaser of our son Anand Surya Sathyamurthy’s upcoming short film “Coffee” on youtube today.
ஈன்ற பொழுதின் பெரிதவக்கும் தன்மகனைச்
சான்றோன் எனக்கேட்ட தாய்.
The mother who hears her son called “a wise man” will rejoice more than she did at his birth.
மகன் தந்தைக்கு ஆற்றும்உதவி இவன்தந்தை
என்னோற்றான் கொல்எனும் சொல்
Getting people to praise the father “his father must have done some real great noble deeds to have gotten him as a child”, is the greatest gift a son can …

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[26 Feb 2015 | No Comment | 29 views]
Coffee – Short film

TweetIf you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Two fantastic verses from Saint Valluvar’s Thirukural (திருவள்ளுவர் அருளிய திருக்குறள்) summarizes our feelings, as parents, when we saw the teaser of our son Anand Surya Sathyamurthy’s upcoming short film “Coffee” on youtube today.
ஈன்ற பொழுதின் பெரிதவக்கும் தன்மகனைச்
சான்றோன் எனக்கேட்ட தாய்.
The mother who hears her son called “a wise man” will rejoice more than she did at his birth.
மகன் தந்தைக்கு ஆற்றும்உதவி இவன்தந்தை
என்னோற்றான் கொல்எனும் சொல்
Getting people to praise the father “his father must have done some real great noble …

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[10 May 2014 | No Comment | 766 views]
Polls to Exit and Exits polls to start

TweetThe very long and hard fought Indian Elections 2014 is soon coming to an end.
More precisely, at 5 pm on 12.5.2014.
No sooner (or even little earlier) than the official polls end, Indian News Channels will start airing their respective Exit poll analysis and debates. Many of them will show as if their Exit polls results are the final results and question the various party spokespersons and make them shout at each other at the same time. For most of them, more noise means more TRP.
I thought of conducting a poll …

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[28 Feb 2014 | No Comment | 1,366 views]
The TamBrahm Maami

The terror of being accosted by the TamBrahm Maami at family functions has persisted right from the dawn of the Madisaar Ages to the times of the Churidaar (aka. Punjaabi dress) to the Jeans era. When Darwin said, ‘it is not the strongest of the species that survives nor the most intelligent but it is the one that is the most adaptable to change’;

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | 1,127 views]
What can Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) do? Some thoughts….

TweetThe Indian State Elections, to elect a new Government for five States in India have gotten over. Social, Electronic and Print Media are semi-finished analyzing the results of semi-finals to the National General Elections.
While four out of the five states gave a clear mandate, National Capital Territory of Delhi, saw the emergence of a new alternative in the form of Arvind Kejariwal’s Aam Aadmi Party. The ground work done by AAP with its symbolic Broom election symbol seems to have been underestimated by the traditionally strong political parties such …

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[14 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 4,681 views]
Blessed by God

Dictionary.com definition of

tal·ent
/ˈtalənt/
Noun

* Natural aptitude or skill.
* A person or people possessing such aptitude or skill: “the talent in their Toledo clubhouse”.

Synonyms
gift – aptitude – ability – faculty – genius – capability