Tuesday, 21 March 2017


C-Shaped Cover,
on Over,
to Discover.

C-Shaped Lock,
over Clock,
to Unlock,
without which,
 a Block.

Uncovering is,
Removing the Disk,
from the Cover,
Ring by Ring,
Layer by Layer.

Monday, 20 March 2017

Visualization tip for improving relationship with your colleagues

Starting with dog in search of God
Start with an assumption that one human being is equal to 10 dogs. Now, whenever in front of your colleagues, visualize 10 dogs for each of your colleague.You obviously will start behaving in a disciplined manner. This is because dogs almost never bite/bark when human beings appear to them in moderated tone. As you are already visualizing 10 dogs for each of your colleague, you will not be taking risk of 10 dogs (for each of your colleague) biting/barking you simultaneously together. In this way, your relationship with your colleagues will start improving over a period of time.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Yash Raj Chopra: Reading between lines

Yash  Raj Chopra (September 27, 1932 - October 21, 2012) had of the both worlds, action movies (1975 Deewar) and romantic movies (1976 Kabhi Kabhie), at the same time. Born in Lahore (now in Pakistan), he was a witness to horrors of partition (reflected in 1961 Dharmaputra) and the growth story (albeit chaotic) that India recorded since.

Deewar portrays what it meant growing in a city that was fast getting divided between ultrarich and impoverished.

Kabhi Kabhie released just one year later in 1976 focuses on the lifestyle of a group of educated urban people amid hits and misses in love and relationships. The movie propels audience to get proper education and be liberal. Kabhi Kabhie in that sense appears to be solution of Yashji for agony of masses in a system that was at least democratic despite corruption. The same is somewhat true for 1988 Vijay which salutes entrepreneurship.

While economic environment in India improved somewhat only from the 1990s after adoption of globalization and open economy, it appears at first look that Yashji became somewhat indifferent to day-to-day hardships faced by ordinary Indians in towns and villages ahead of time! Or maybe, that was intentional: one of the purposes of Indian movies during the 1970s and 1980s was to make ordinary people forget their pain by taking them to the world of dream.

Yash Chopra is credited for experimenting with romantic movies, Silsila (1981), Chandni (1989), Dil To Pagal Ha (1997), Veer-Zaara (2004), which indirectly reduced the culture of violence from Bollywood movies. Darr (1993), however, was the brainchild of a creative mind gone fugitive.