Hari Shanker R

Hari Shanker R

A Happiness Engineer at Automattic.

First Sight

I was on a drive with my cousin – he was dropping me off at a nearby bus-stop. Tech-support (one of my odd-jobs) lasted till late night, and Kowdiar (where he stayed) was three buses away from my place. Since I fixed his computer for free, Aravind annan (as I knew him) was obliged to drop… Continue reading

Shaken, not stirred

Last night, a lot broke up at home: Mom’s shattered cutlery was epitome; The car-windshield and dad’s chart, Left no trace like my foundered heart. Money would replace the losses, All but one, which was still in musses, The broken heart shall take its time, Yet, it shall tick, weak and sublime. My heart was… Continue reading

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa – A Review

Gautham Menon is one of the best (and perhaps most successful) directors in the Tamil film industry. His long track record of  eclectic successes range  from sleeper-hit Minnale to an intense Kaakha Kaakha. An enthralling ‘Vettayadu Vilayaadu’ to an endearing ‘Vaaranam Aayiram’; the auteur has a habit of doing an encore of his spectacular successes,… Continue reading

To G, with love.

A ‘ping’ was all it took; Not a gesture, voice, or look, Where books had many an angelic face, Back then, I met my sis at amazing pace, Adorable and cherubic, her smile, Vanished my pains in absolute guile; My tears evaporated in her voice, That gurgled like a river with poise. For many, she… Continue reading

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