where, why, what, whom ?

feeling anxious,
am flying to LA tonight,
always anxious when I go there

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Paani

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Paani is a film about a city of 20 million inhabitants which runs dry of water. The water wars have begun between those that still have water and those that do not. Water has now become a weapon of political, social and economic exploitation.

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love

by the time
it began,
it had already
ended
but then
in the end,
it had just
begun..

The two of me

I am jealous
and greedy
and angry
and I hurt

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Do I love you ?

no one act separated from another
no one time separated from another
no one space separated from another
no one individual separated from another

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I live here ?

I live here ?
So I ask my friends
where does your home end ?
how do you define your space
in which you live

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Paani

Today another dream was rekindled. Paani. A film that has lived in my consciousness for almost 5 years, when I watched 50 women and children standing in the hot sun in Mumbai. Each carrying a bucket waiting for a tap to start dripping with water.

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Buddha, hope

Thanks to friend and co- writer, Deepak Chopra,
the hope for Buddha as a film has been re-ignited
a raging fire in my bieng was dowsed,
but a lamp still burns
reaching out to inflame my passions once again

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I am

the moment
at the end
of each exhaled breath
before the next

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buddha no more

Oh, well
I guess it had to happen
I am not doing Buddha any more
I am both very sad and somewhat relieved
Sad because I was looking forward to a personal journey
Relieved because my interpretation was so personal
that I knew I would have had to fight all the way for the creativity of the film