Archive for the ‘Point of View’ Category

Deepak chopra’s vision of the future

“My prediction is that we will see ourselves more and more connected to
the quantum field, not physically but through the mind.

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May the force be with you..

I apologise for the absence from my website, I am now in london in what is called prep for my next film, Golden Age..

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Hey Shekhar, its not as simple as that !

I am glued to the TV watching images of the South Asia Earthquake. The suffering of the people of Kashmir. Azad Kashmir, Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. Whatever. Divided by nothing but a line drawn on a piece of paper called a map.

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Oscar Hoo Haaa >>

So much Hoo Ha about India’s entry to the Oscar’s. Do you really care about the Oscars ?

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In Iraq, it’s already too late …

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While we argue about Cindy Sheehan’s campaign and President Bush’s political future. While the world argues the legality of the War and the real meaning of terrorism, or genocide etc., lets understand that for most Iraqi’s it’s already too late. For another complete generation, it’s all over.

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The Heart of Terrorism

Terrorism of any kind is inexcusable. But since it is a fact of modern life, the only way to combat it is to understand the heart of the terrorist.
This is not the first time an aeroplane has been used as a suicidal weapon. Japenese Kamikazie pilots were well known in the 2nd World War. However terrorism today is defined by acts against civilian targets. But targetting civilians has become an accepted form of warfare. Be it London or Hiroshima in the 2nd War or arguably even Baghdad today. There is surprisingly nothing in the Geneva Convention that forbids this ..

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The end of Hollywood

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Vijay Bal’s blog on the ‘State of Hollywood’ provoked me to look into the very near future where, when SPIDERMAN takes his mask off, he will either be Chinese or Indian. Where Spiderman will swing not in New York, but in Shanghai or in Mumbai. And the film will be funded and produced in Asia. And I do believe that Hollywood is on the decline, bieng crushed under it’s own weight. And near-sightedness.

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Of Human Dignity

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The descent into anarchy in New Orleans may have many reasons. But events like those make me wonder whether civilization exists only on the surface, for all it took was 3 days for a people to spiral back to tribalism.
And yet, the people you see in this photograph are defiantly celebrating life and community in the face of abject poverty ..

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