This is not something i wanted to write but i couldn’t avoid.. the world ‘classical’ Tamil conference is just around the corner and i think it was the right time to speak bout this.. everything is going online these days including our hard disks in the name of cloud computing..but what is the state of ‘Tamil’ online?? i’m not an avid reader of Tamil literature, i don wanna comment or point out someone for this problem but since i couldn’t do anything bout it, why not tell it to the world where at least someone could do something bout this.. ah, come on! get to the matter!! right?? open Google.com or Google.co.in whichever opens, select the language as tamil in the page..now type the alphabets one by one in normal keyboard and see what google gives as search suggestions!! ( my friend told this to me as a joke, i laughed and thought he was just kidding until i saw that myself..not the sites, just the google page 😉 ) now can u understand what i’m getting to?? if someone outside tamlnadu or someone who is new to tamil see this, what ll be the first thing they’ll think..isn’t there anything other than porn in tamil?? sorry ‘classical’ tamil right?? this is the state of tamil in google search ( doesn’t google show everything in the internet? ) maybe it isn’t anyone’s fault but that doesn’t mean this is right! i came across a site sayin there are millions of sites in tamil but none of them come up in the search suggestion..its time somebody do something bout this except maybe throwing stones at the google headquarters 😉 ..with the tamil world conference coming up, tamil ll be searched by most people..hope they don’t search it in tamil!! mella tamil ini saagama irunda seri!!
College got over, they have let us loose and we only have to report for our project reviews and model exams ( which the management conducts for their satisfaction..lame ) so its just all day at home doing nothing..its the same old facebook,music and movies to kill time..i think orkut is becoming obsolete,at least among my friends..my project is still going good and it just got better the last week..hope it continues!!
my mobile is givin me a whole lotta trouble..the key pad is so stuck to the surface like lame movies and vijay tat its becoming impossible to text, which had been a saviour to me these three years to kill time and to be in touch with the ones i care so much for!
HARI SADU is back, is he? there are just three kinda students now, ones who got placed in the first lot and talk as if they didn even want it, the second who prepare lots and try for every chance available, and the third who don give a damn about all this..its not the thing bout placements that worries me, its just the elders who keep asking bout the placements to whichever college student they see..when ll they stop that? sigh!
the best thing tat happened was the song release of Vinnai thaandi varuvaya! Rahman creates magic once again and every song is pretty awesome..hosanna is too good that i even wrote that lyrics in my professional ethics model exam! thats the thing with rahman’s music, when his song is released, u wouldn’t want any other song in your playlist..if one song gets a bit old the other catches up with you..well, he has got a lot more magic to keep us mesmerised in the coming years..congrats to him on his double grammy!!
rahul gandhi gets into a local train in andheri..well, he should, not only him but every other politician and they gotta do it everytime..i dont understand why is it made a big news..afterall he is like each of us, apart from being born in one of the powerful families in the country..but still its a good beginning and this surely must be followed..more than this i liked it when a young student asked him in a gathering, why the hell was he there ( the same words ppl 😉 ) and rahul answered it with a smile..maybe he is not bad afterall..( will the kid be still in one piece if he had asked it to our usual politicians? ) hmmm..in a world of liars, the one who says his name right should be the king!!
the biggest news of the weekend was that Liverpool won the merseyside derby..( i really thought somethin else wud be in this place but unfortunately it didn turn up quite well ) way to go reds..proved once again that ” there are only two good teams in merseyside, liverpool and liverpool reserves” YNWA!!
Yesterday, times now was concentrating bout one news as they usually do..this one made me watch it..it was bout the three versions of google maps showing arunachal pradesh as a part of india for indian users, part of china for chinese and a disputed territory for other countries..the discussion was bout democracy n stuff..they said we have a representative elected from that area in our parliament and all..come on, less than 50% of people voting and we still boast as the biggest democracy in the world..we have a whole lotta people who still think of election as a whole day off..i don wanna talk bout those who think election as a way of minting money..we don care bout em rt?? we just wanna elect some guy and then blame ourselves for the haste decision for few days and forget that.. gettin back to the google news, who gave google the right to show our land as someone else’s ?? that is the right of our politicians.. 😉 a google representative claimed they are just showing what the respective nations claim as theirs..this is like the situation in college where two guys see one girl, if u ask one guy’s gang, they ll say the girl likes him, the other ll say him..but if u ask a neutral guy he ll say, the girl is free, anyone can approach 😉 thats the situation there..but still google should not take sides with anyone in this, arunachal is still with india, so it should be shown as a part of india all over the world..chinese cant claim a place as theirs just because their army comes to arunachal on a vacation, it will be like US claiming iraq as a part of US, sounds absurd right?? so, what can we do bout this?? analyse and vote next time and stop using google for search..use bing instead. what is bing?? google it!! 😉
I always wanted to see the beach on a night time..was telling my frens bout it too..it never happened until 2 days back. i was talking to my friend madan bout going to beach to see the new “good looking” marina..the next day i got a message from him..beach polama da?? how can i say no to him, i wanted to see the beach too..we started in my bike by evenin 530, him driving ( the first time someone else drove my gladiator for a long distance )..i have driven more than 900 kms and still my first service is pending.. 😦 the day turned out to be with events to remember for a long time..the first was walkin in the beach at night..it was kaanum pongal, a local festival when every one will rush to the beach for reasons they themselves dunno 😉 i celebrated it their way this time, it was great except for the rush, searched around for why people come to marina so much that particular day, to me it was the same old sand, breeze and couples sitting so close u could hardly notice two people if not for their dress.. when ll they learn bout “privacy and public place”?? then was the dinner at Rathna Cafe, madan gave too much hype bout the sambhar idly there which the hotel really lived upto..everyone should try eating there once..then it was the 1000km mark in my bike ( the run in is over..yay 😀 ) which accompanied the first time i paid money to a traffic cop..it was some street before a left..we took it to avoid signal..there was no sign board, only when we entered we noticed a traffic cop standing at the end ( the road was hardly 100 m long ) he got a glimpse of my purse when i took out my driver’s license..no prizes for guessing his next dialog 😉 purse la evlo iruku?? cliche..i had few 10rs notes which he took without counting 😦 ..wasn’t traffic cops meant to maintain traffic rules?? its like now they wait for people to break rules so that they can get money..why cant he stand in the entry to the road and tell us to take some other turn?? ( nice job guys ) Chennai’s finest.. and for god’s sake keep the sign boards a big bigger and visible.. better add a light to the boards for visibility in the dark..there are lotta lights wasted on movie hoardings..can use that 😉 only a suggestion..blaming and talking doesn’t really solve anything..will the real government please stand up??
Ps.. We went to a place near beach buy books for him for this semester, not a drive like a headless chicken..all this happened just like that!
I dunno what is it with me and night shows..been long since i went with my gang for a day show..yesterday it was AAYIRATHIL ORUVAN..i wondered why selva ( the director ) chose that name for the movie..also what was with the M.G.R song remixed..only when madan said that selva is a big fan of M.G.R i got the picture..you should listen to the crowd for that song..Vaathiyar still rocks..
Now gettin to the movie, it started on a weird note of a guy gone missing and a crew to search him..are archeologists given THAT kinda respect in our country?? i didn know that..then came Andrea who is the lost guy’s daughter and Reema who is a top official incharge of the mission..the boarding scene reminded of the titanic..maybe all ships are the same..Hero introdction was awesome..Karthi has got a natural humour in him and it can be seen clearly..the way he approaches the two girls with the same dialog, the whole theatre laughs..they are set off to an island off vietnam..( ya, the same place that comes in most of hollywood war movies ) its now the movie gets good with all the curves 😉 and twists.. like most of the english adventure movies the girls wear shorts and t-shirts..Reema seems to be too comfortable showing off 😉 and a big part of the male crowd kinda likes it obviously..Andrea doesn’t have much of acting to do but WHAT A GIRL man!! Perfect girlfriend material until she tells her story..Karthi s reaction for that is awesome..his dialog delivery rocks the theatre..the adventure begins and ppl are killed by hundreds..come on, where is the logic..you cant just go to a foreign country and kill ppl like that even if they are tribes..it was like watchin counterstrike on big screen..the movie went on for sometime and i thought it was almost over, then came the interval..WHAT now only?? the second half was totally dark and with scenes like never before seen in tamil industry..they had famine which i dont understand cuz in two days walk there is flush forest which the lead actors had crossed..why cant those tribes go for that..they dumb or somethin?? They got magic and all man..can see the future but not what is there on the other side of the island?? The CG didn look bad..was good with the dark theme of the movie, music stood out in quite a few places.. ( theatre speakers were not so good 😦 ) Parthiban was awesome and the make up too was great.. how is that each tribe are in different colour? ( should have searched the next island for NAVI s 😉 blue ll do great as skin colour.. ) some scenes really showed selva s touch..the tamil used in the second half showed the kinda work involved in searchin those..few might need subtitles to understand that 😉 ( thats the state of tamil now right?? ) some were too hard for a normal tamil viewer to digest..the heronies callin each other #@$%& was new too, so were the zombies.. The actions of the army showed harsh reality that everyone should accept..give few guys a gun and the power,the women in the place ll surely suffer..humanity is just a word these days..and selva showed it the hard way..not a movie to watch with kids and even parents.. 😉 i still couldn’t take sides of who is good and who is bad..i go with Parthiban for the good ones IMO.. overall, a great initative by selva for touchin a genre like this, expecting something different from him next..i kinda liked it ( the last movie i watched was vettaikaran, anything i watch after that will obviously be good 😉 ) but dunno how ll the rest of the people take it.. had one doubt at the end..if army can get into the place by helicopters so easily, then why did Reema and crew undergo such hardship and shed loads of blood to get there?? one thing is very clear..Andrea is HOT!! many wud agree with me in this!!
this is one movie which created a whole lotta stir in the daily lives of tamil people.. wen sun pictures announced the movie, it was the startin point of disaster..i never wanted to watch it..tat too in theatres..i was in a great mood after watchin 3 idiots which i loved like anythin..but u dunno bout my friends..they dont plan anythin, they just do..it was the decided we were goin for the night show of vettaikaran just 2 hours before the movie starts..my mom didn allow me to take my bike..so, bala picked me up..and it was my job to convince madan’s mom to send him..the tickets were a bit costly for raki standards..10 of us guys went in..it was just us and another gang of 10 or so in the entire balcony..the movie started as usual with the mass song..then the unthinkable happened..vijay was shown as a guy who was writin 12th std for four years..tat makes him almost my age..he is first year college student..come on..what next?? i guess he is taking sathyaraj a bit more seriously.. 😉 then the usual vijay movie stuff..comedy, heroism and all..he didn have his usual flare in dance sequence though..and the heroine..is it really anushka??, the gorgeous girl from arunthati n all.. she looked like vijay’s aunt..and in some scenes like his uncle..i mean, what happened..didn tip the make up artist well?? ( its evident in the song where vijay wears a wig..woeful..) or misunderstood the word “reality cinema” as movie without makeup ?? who cares..the first half was like totally noisy with a bit of humour here and there..and i thought sometimes my jokes were bad 😉 ..how come every villian shouts with the same pitch?? god, i was searchin for the volume control switch in the theatre..the second half started and my friend ajay was totally frustrated with the movie already..the worse was yet to come..oh, did i mention, two of my friends were watchin it for the second time in the same week..came due to our compulsion..i couldn’t imagine how they felt 😦 then it was the typical scenes only vijay can do..like beating 100 people just like that or lockin a car from underwater ( waterproof batteries 😉 )..one song in which he transforms into a superhero ( vettaikaran 😉 ) n all that stuff..punch dialogs were spilled all over..did i hear the applause sound in the background score?? oh, they knew we wouldn’t clap..guess they were right..then came the climax of killing the villian who became a minister in a single day..but actually a blind man does the job that vijay couldn’t..so much for logic..whatever..its way over time that vjay realised he should do somethin what to say..different is a wrong word to use here..a typical vijay movie with the same cliche scenes..its not with the hero but its directors who should change..waitin for the remake of classics like the italian job, fight club and tat kinda movies..do atleast that guys..and please no songs with a group of bright coloured dancers..wonder how’ll the people watchin the shooting in foreign locations ll feel bout us..aal izz well..
My hindi is not so good..actually very bad..then why did i watch 3 idiots?? its all because of Chetan Bhagat. I’m a big fan of his five point someone and when i heard this movie was inspired from tat, i made up my mind to watch it..a movie made of a book generally is close to crap..except for the lord of the rings series n other few..but this movie never disappointed and was better than the story in a few places..but with a hell lotta changes..everything was perfect from the opening till the end..i thought how ll it be to see aamir as a college student..but then being a perfectionist, he found the answer..cast everyone who looked older than him.. 😉 even kareena..(she looks a lot older than aamir) his introduction scene was hilarious and he held tat charisma till the end..apart from the 3 idiots, the character ‘silencer’ deserves a special mention..he was great..the whole movie was a laughter riot.. u cant stop laughin..tat too the teacher’s day scene and the scene in climax where two of em throw the keys at the same time..i cant spill out the suspense.. 😉 the way they showed raju s family as in a black and white movie added up to the already good camera work..give me some sunshine song was awesome.. ( i didn understand the other songs 😉 still music was good) overall a great movie..worth the watch..they say the one who laughs last didn understand the joke..tat happened to me a few times..still i laughed my *** off..shows how good the movie is..to say in a single line, ALL IZZ WELL..