Thursday, January 13, 2011

Rule# 25

25) Hazy goals produce hazy results.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

Favorite movies of 2010 this is again that time of year…when everyone gets busy making resolutions, and then end up breaking them within next 2 weeks, and when gym memberships hit the sky, and sidewalks are suddenly crowded with huffing and puffing ‘over nightly turned fitness conscious converts’.

And here, I’m, neither making resolutions nor hitting gym…(insert evil grin here).

So here, I’m doing what I enjoy doing most, that is making lists-

My favorite movies of the year 2010 (of course from what I’ve seen this year).

Good ones

1) Love Sex aur Dhokha
2) Well done Abba
3) Tere bin laden
4) Udaan
5) Band Bajaa Baraat

Ok Ones

1) Ishqiya
2) Striker
3) Atithi tum kab jaogey
4) Once Upon a Time in Mumbai
5) Peepli Live

1) Bumm bum bole
2) Road, Movie

Pathetic -
1) My Name is Khan
2) Housefull
3) Rajneeti
4) I hate Luv Storys
5) Rann

Which I wanted to see but missed –

1) Do Dooni Chaar
2) The great Indian Butterfly
3) The Japanese wife
4) Mirch
5) Phas Gaye Re Obama
6) Guzarish
7) Robot
8) Lahore
9) Road To Sangam

Rule# 24

24) Focus and discipline – these two words can make any thing possible.

Saturday, January 01, 2011

Ek brahman ne kahaa hai ke ye saal achchhaa hai

Another year, and surprisingly this time I'm not just conned but convinced that "Two-Zero-One-One' is going to be a smashing year.

So no resolutions or re-solutions for me, I just want to start to my year with this beautiful ghazal filled with optimism.

Ek brahman ne kahaa hai ke ye saal achchhaa hai

Zulm ki raat bahut jald talegii ab to
Aag chuulhon mein har ik roz jalegii ab to

Bhookh ke maare koi bachchaa nahin royega
chain ki neend har ik shaKhs yahaan soyega

Aandhi nafarat ki chalegi na kahin ab ke baras
pyaar ki fasal ugaegi zameen ab ke baras

Hai yakeen ab na koi shor-sharaabaa hoga
zulm hoga na kahin Khoon-kharaabaa hoga

Os aur dhuup ke sadamein na sahegaa koi
ab mere desh mein beghar na rahega koi

Naye vaadon ka jo daalaa hai vo jaal achchhaa hai
Rehanumaaon ne kaha hai ke ye saal achchhaa hai

....dil ke Khush rakhane ko Ghalib ye Khayaal achchhaa hai

--Sabir Dutt