Oscar Hoo Haaa >>

So much Hoo Ha about India's entry to the Oscar's. Do you really care about the Oscars ? Would you be prouder of Indian Cinema if an Indian Film won the Best Foreign Language film Oscar ? Only if you thought that the Oscar Committee, or whoever judges the films knew more about Cinema than [...]

My Guru

My Guru died My Guru died, Not in an ashram nestled in Himalayas, nor in the house of a rich patron He died on the street next to the garbage dump across the street from my house. On the same spot where he begged for years, his leprosy finally eating into his vital organs He [...]

In Iraq, it’s already too late …

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. Here is a letter to Cindy Sheehan I [...]

The Blog, or the end of all Institutional Power, and the rise of true democracy. Your voice is finally more important than your vote !!

Freedom of speech ? Freedom of expression ? What lies. What an absolute load of bollocks. Words. Just pieces of paper that make up our Constitution. Those mean nothing. For the Constitution was about the rights of the Individual. And when was the last time an individual in India had any power unless he or [...]

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. [...]

The end of Hollywood

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. [...]

Of Human Dignity

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 [...]