Kaun Banega Crorepati – KBC 4: A Review

“Khaike paan banaras waala, Khul jaaye band akal ka taala…” As Amitabh Bachchan’s booming voice, sung (a slightly-tweaked version of) his own popular track, gyrating with thirty-odd beauties, millions of eyeballs applauded. The song-dance sequence by Amitabh officially kicked off the much-awaited fourth edition of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The studio was a far-cry from the… Continue reading Kaun Banega Crorepati – KBC 4: A Review

KBC4: Amitabh Bachchan’s Birthday Gift

Amitabh Bachchan personifies versatility. Only few people have donned the roles of an actor, producer, TV Show Host, Playback singer, and even a politician – and that too with smashing success and elan. His booming voice – once rejected by All India Radio, has reached iconic proportions. The true celebrity of our country, Mr. Bachchan… Continue reading KBC4: Amitabh Bachchan’s Birthday Gift

Tribute to M.G. Radhakrishnan

It’s been a week since the demise of Malayalam music director M.G. Radhakrishnan. Image Courtesy: mathrubhumi.com Brother to singer M.G. Sreekumar, Radhakrishnan was a stalwart in the Malayalam Music scene. His tracks had the simplest of tunes. Yet, they would capture every bit of your aural presence and take you to another level. The down-to-earth… Continue reading Tribute to M.G. Radhakrishnan

Random thoughts on a Harthal

Jobless or ‘jobbed’, I love Harthals! <3 The Harthal, as you know, is a mass-impasse imposed upon the populace by a group/political-party (or even a random Kanjirappalli Kariyachan) to protest/support/enjoy/rejoice/burst-crackers-for/dance-away-to-celebrate/booze-up-to-commemorate [citation needed]  an issue. The issue could be something as puny as the new government rule that would pull the plug on crores of ‘extra-earnings’ accrued… Continue reading Random thoughts on a Harthal