Friday, December 19, 2008

Funny Lyric to picture Video of a Tamil song

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Wednesday, December 03, 2008

The Perfect Break Up - nice short story that I read somewhere

The Break Up

I watched with awe and amazement as she came out of her hiding place. First, a little peep over the ledge and then her whole absolutely symmetrical body. A perfectly blonde head and a body you could die for. White as a virgin island's sand. I stared at her with admiration and fear. She had changed the course of my life. Everyone said that she was killing me softly without me realizing it.

At first, like all bachelors, even I just wanted to hang around with her and show her off as my new found love. I was successful too. I raised many eyebrows but at the same time I was shit scared of introducing her to my family, even as "just a friend". We met scarcely in the beginning but gradually we bumped into each other more often, sometimes not willingly or sometimes through a common friend. We grew close, so close that I was addicted to her.

Days passed into weeks, into months, into years. We were together all the time. She accompanied me to office, to the movies, shopping, even to my bed. We were inseparable. I felt great but inside me a feeling of guilt was beginning to rise. I was not keeping well off late. I used to get tired very soon and my mood was always cranky. At first I thought it was because of my close association with her but then I realized it was much more. She always stood by me in my times of distress and was of great help too.

It was only later that I realized that all this while, it was she who was killing me softly every time I kissed her. My deteriorating health made me reach a conclusion finally. I had to break up with my love. I didn't want to but I had to. I had no other option. I was dying and I didn't want her to be with me while I died. She was great with me and we had some great times but now she must leave me alone. She was too good to be ignored and I was sure that she would have already chosen her next victim by now.

I finally collated all the courage I could and decided to confront her with the harsh truth of breakup.

Sitting in the balcony in my favorite shorts and T shirt, I pulled her out from where she was hiding behind me. Looking at her, I felt sorry, she was so innocent and yet…….. I had to kill her.

"Whats the matter darling?", she asked me with the most tender care and utmost love.

"My love,", I said kissing her lightly, "I have to leave you now. Its been a long time and we had a heavenly experience. We were a match made in heaven"

"Oh yes we were and we still are…. Then why do you want to leave me? You know how much I love you and how much you love me. You know we cant stay without each other. Please don't leave me now… I'll die".

"Im sorry my love but I have made a decision", one more kiss.

"Why? Have you found someone else? Is there someone who can make you happier, remove your sorrows the way I can? Help you in times of pain?"

"Yes there is someone else. But you wont understand coz you don't have a heart."

"I loved you more than anyone ever did. You will be sorry for this."

I could feel her heat in my hands and could sense the fire running within her. I had to stay calm. She was now withering away and I was almost there… My goal was almost reached….

After a few more kisses and heated words I finally was able to convince her. "Goodbye" I said and sent her tumbling down from my fourth floor balcony. She watched me as she descended the distance until finally her head struck the floor below. Red sparks flew and my love, the cigarette bud, died without a sound. I broke up from my love, SMOKING


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Thursday, November 20, 2008

I want more

Not many posts these days and so i thought shall post something and din know whatta post and finally decided that will post on what most of us do these days.Its about our online life - the alter ego for most .
I want more - yes that's what has driven the mankind and its what evolution is all about.Its human race's quest for newer more things is what evolution is about .. hey wait am not gonna talk about it and a blog post is not enough :P.
I still remember those days when i created my first hotmail email address which i still have and I want more and created some 10 other email addresses including those from paid soon) and were days checking email in dial up connection was an event all by itself.hehe yeah.In fact i vividly remember people calling friends to tell them that they had sent an email.yup email access was a luxury for most then.
I want more...then came Instant messaging followed with voice chat and web cam chat and now you can do all that from within a web page. awesome right.Well theres nothing called free lunch and so along came ads, click-ads, adsense and zillion modes of revenue. I want more..In a way Google must be given a lotta credit for this change from search to email to online docs and much more .
Early summer day in 2004 and I was so excited .. why .. since some friend of mine who had some Google contact invited me to join gmail which is again -I want more-- and yeah today google gives you like 7 GB of email space. MORE.It did not end with email and IM and along came blogs. what are blogs?most know what they are. Yeah its an whole website all for yourself and more one can make money of it .you got it bingo - I want more--.

Email is ubiquitous these days and I feel lost its charm . mebbe . mebbe not. IM is private. yeah it must be.Blog is public .That's what they are meant to be.Blogs are here to stay coz most websites are in a way a blog either of a reporter or an author.Thats not the end of it. I want more . And every human has this curiosity to know what someone else is upto and since most of us are "online" Enter "Social Media".Yes I want more.
What the fuck is social media ?? In simple terms know what everyone reads,watches,drinks,eats,sleeps .. everything literally .oh well wheres the more factor ?.Its there here with a numerous modes of marketing and revenue streams since its all about the target audience with the difference being them available online.There are many who earn their bread outta these. I want more . Yes We want !!!.
Recently hooked onto this social thing called "Twitter" . when friends asked me what it is about i said its like an online chat room everyone in one big room?its like a chain email or IM where you dont really have to reply?well twitters users can argue since its not exactly is twitter is about.twitter helps in finding jobs,cars even girl friends and to catch up latest buzz news.Wheres the "more" factor?Its on the way or mebbe it already is in the form of ads i guess.Mebbe sometime later people have to click an ad to read a tweet. That would suck . but something will happen because I want more .. yes we want.
So will twitter replace everything else ? nah. it cant . never.why? how ? because I want more . Yes we want ..:P.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Twinke Twinke little star !!!

Twinke Twinke little star Indian version.... clip from old tamil tv serial Ramani vs Ramani

Wednesday, October 08, 2008

To Dada

It has been an emotional day for a cricket fanatic like me as I watch the Goodbye Ganguly programs glorifying the Prince of Calcutta as he quits.Saurav Ganguly announced his retirement from international cricket with the current oz series being the last.
Watching Ganguly caress the cherry on the offside is a treat to the eyes and as Geoff Boycott would say " Next to God its Saurav Gaanguly on the offside".Ganguly was one of those cricketers who got going when the going got tough and in more than one occassions got the Indian team going .
From nowhere to a Century on debut at Lord's ,mastering in the One day game as an opener and being in the league of Sachin-lara-MarkWaugh-Jayasurya-Anwar ,Sahara cup wins, winning the Natwest trophy,World cup 2003 finals, 100 at the gabba and wins abroad at Australia,South Africa, Pakistan,West Indies he lead the team to great glories.
Call him arrogant,violent but he instilled the spirit in the young Indian side , backed youngsters with constant support and that made the world look up to him when Team India fought well.
He had his share of controversies and low points which I feel is part and parcel of the game.
In spite of his performances I felt that he was under constant scrutiny but the Toast of Bengal weathered it all in style with his long awaited Century at Eden Gardens against Pakistan being one of those wonderful moments. Hes still in contract with the Kolkata Knightriders in IPL and hope his magic continues there.
I am very happy that Dada played cricket at the time I am following the game .
Good Bye Saurav !!!!

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Naaka mukka

Everyone knows that Naaka Mukka is the current super hit song..on hearing it i got this weird thought..
Naaka Mooka - is like Hindi vs Tamil .

yes, नाक = nose , மூக்கு =nose and so Naaka Mukka is Hindi or Tamil ??


Tuesday, September 30, 2008

[Fwd] time

twitting keeps blog posts down .. thats an excuse...
got this email forward . might be old news though..

Investment analyst and entrepreneur Dr. Marc Faber concluded his monthly bulletin (June 2008) with the Following:

''The federal government is sending each of us a $600 rebate. If we spend that money at Wal-Mart, the money goes to China. If we spend it on gasoline it goes to the Arabs. If we buy a computer it will go to India. If we purchase fruit and vegetables it will go to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala.

If we purchase a good car it will go to Germany. If we purchase useless crap it will go to Taiwan and none of it will help the American economy.

The only way to keep that money here at home is to spend it on prostitutes and beer, since these are the only products still produced in US. I've been doing my part.'

Sunday, September 14, 2008


In some recent interview music director Deva had said that he too had done some remix songs for some question on remix.
I think its very true... cos he had lifted so many tunes used in his songs and i think he considers them as remix ...


Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Picked this tag from Harish.
window shopping online
only chennai fm radio to stream online.
Nice blog with some good photo based posts and lotsa Kamal Hasan quotient.
Alka Dwivedi
Interesting blog where the author posts her take on current news and stories.
Aparna's Blog
AR Rehman fan who posts a lot about music carnatic and filmi.

kollywood gossips

Everything about cricket
fastest cricket score online
free streaming links for cricket matches..nothings legal .. but its free..
cricket matches highlights. cant catch all the matches live u know..
As the site says --Automobile Arena..Cars..Bikes & EVERYTHING AUTO !!
Cars, Bikes, F1
more auto..

its desi its movies...
Gayatri's blog .
Digital Inspiration - Tech News & Reviews
Amit's tech blog.
Subhashini's blog ..
Doing Jalsa and Showing Jilpa
source of some ROTFL blog posts.

Cricket videos,highlights,forums.

Nice site for air travel tickets which has its unique way of predicting fares and their highs and lows.Recently acquired by Microsoft.

Google Blogoscoped
Best blog about Google by Philip Lessen from Germany.
My Calvin n Hobbes daily.
Get to know the latest in the world of cellular phones.

Madras's very own newspaper

Imeem- whats on your playslist. Nice site for music listening and creative artists.
Moved here for "I" :)

Just Jo
Interesting blog with music being the prime focus with songs sung by upcoming artists posted here.
watch TV on your computer.Looks attractive but not really ..

Priya's podcast which is a nice attempt by her.
kalyan varma's journal
Nice photo blog from Kalyan.

Professional networking.must be helpful to some i guess :P

namma dosth Harish.short stories supera blogger.
online multi-protocol instant messenger service. pretty useful.
streaming Tamil,Hindi songs. used to frequent a lot earlier.not much these days.
read music reviews here.

latest news ..


Jammy’s funny blog.

Photos the google way...
Priya Iyer
Interesting blog by Priya.
Priyas Lens and Eyes
Nice photo blog by another priya.

Quotes that i susbscribe in my google reader though i dont frequent this page.

News about india and the world.
Hollywood movie reviews.

Sify Tamil movies
Tamil movie news from sify.
more deals for window shopping .

topleftpixel-Daily Dose of Imagery

superb photo blog with most pictures from Toronto.

news news news

blog about desis all over.
news from us of a .

Autoblog which is constantly updated.
Video - social networking site .

find info about almost anything you want.

I dont have a site here.
But i found from harish's list to be useful to know the currency exchange rates.

easy choice
Yahoo movies
Movie news ,trailers.

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:). could'nt think of a Z url.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

this is amazing!!!


Which latest Hindi film song is Lakshmi Mittal's favorite ?

Teri ore Teri ore Teri ore from Singh is King ...


Monday, August 11, 2008


Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,Water,chewing gum,........

This is what i do to avoid dozing off at work.
No coffee since am trying to cut coffee..

Or mebbe i shud try something like this .[Check out the link]

that was fast...

I was talking to my friend over the weekend about this article. and of being a cricket player from south india .
And come monday you see this news.

Hope Badrinath gets to play the games and makes a mark.

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Monday, August 04, 2008

this is crazy

Bloghopped and found this video here and cud'nt stop posting it .
Croatian students dancing for a tamil song and this idea is a continued effort from an earlier video on the crazy English- zation of that very song. both the videos are funny ensaaaiiii.


Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Do you like fire drills ?

well, i like it. On a warm afternoon day, I was getting bored at work and was wondering what i can do and suddenly this fire alarm started ringing and everyone started moving out of their seats to take the steps down outside the office building. I was like - wow thats kewl..Along with the crowd slowly walked down the stairs ( just wonder how people are gonna walk when there is real fire).Outside it was kinda bad as the sun was belting down but I still managed a phone call to my friend as i stood under a tree.It was definitely relaxing.
The speed at which people walk during a fire drill was so slow that one can compare to the crowd moving out of a cinema theatre after a good relaxing movie . Me n friends even used to comment that at the ground there might be some tv reporter standing with a mike asking first hand comments from the audience :P.There was even an instance when we just slipped out of office during a fire drill one late afternoon for a movie . :)
current fav song....
Madhushree's voice is sweet but it would be even sweeter if her pronunciation was better ...

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Taxi Taxi -- gasolina

check out this video. if u had listened to the song taxi taxi (video below) from the movie "Sakkarakatti" then u might find it a lot similar to this song. mebbe ARRs inspiration but again most of the latino songs have similar beats.anyways enjoy the song...


Monday, July 28, 2008

Picture Mosaic - Tag

Found this tag pretty interesting and so took it up.

1. What is your first name?

Aravind.Looked for lotus and ended up picking this one.

2. What is your favorite food? Right now?

right now i felt like eating poricha kootu with thengai thogaiyal and maanga thokku.'
slurp slurp....

3. What high school did you go to?

Sri Sankara vidhyalaya, since no photos were there picked up one i liked from the search results for school.

4. What is your favorite color?


5. Who is your celebrity crush?

Drew barrymore ...more after 50 first dates.

6. Favorite drink?

for some reason i like dr pepper..i also love 'Elaneer'

7. Dream vacation?

Switzerland !!

8. Favorite dessert?

Carrot Cake. Its simply too good.

9. What do you want to be when you grow up?

Be Happy.

10. What do you love most in life?


11. One Word to describe you.

simple .

12. Your Flickr name.

No name as yet since my first yahoo id got hacked. :P

1. Vibrance.., 2. Tomatillo Poricha Kootu - Tomatillo Dal, 3. Sunny Side Up, 4. When I'm sleeping, I slow down my breathing...Living in dreams, dreams that come true...thinking of the color blue... ZZZzzzzzz..., 5. Sublime Drew, 6. I Heart Dr.Pepper, 7. summer view..., 8. Carrot Cake, 9. Sunflower sunset, 10. there's nothing better than summer, 11. a Very Mad Mother, 12. Life is simple (Webshot)

Friday, July 25, 2008

Think simple

Think simple is one thing i keep telling myself and am sure most of us would have said it to ourselves at some point of time.
Today I wanted to look at the time and so i searched for my mobile which wasn't to be found and then looked around for my computer only to think that i had to reboot it and finally saw it in my good old watch on the shelf. Yeah if i had just looked at the watch to start with it would have been very simple..

I like this video...

Sunday, July 20, 2008

Enna Koduma Pritam..

atta copy, E adichan copy, dippi,lift,copycat.... - idhuvum sollalam idhuku melayum sollalam.. Some youtube digging about Hindi Music director pritam revealed that he has not scored a single song by himself. What the fuck ... even the ordinary songs of him are all copied. He hasnt left any geography untouched , lifted songs from china,indonesia,afghan and all over the world and few from older Hindi and Bangla albums.some of the songs i really loved (almost all ...:P) are all plagiarised.
basically namma Deva, Sirpi ellarayum thooki saaptu yeppam vittutan nu dhan sollanum....
This video here is an example.check out related videos as well.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Life in Technicolor

"Life in Technicolor "From the latest album by Coldplay. Check out this nice instrumental which in the middle has some sorta Indian touch.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Moocha Paisa !

Oh yeah Pee to get paid is a scheme launched in Tamilnadu which seems to have improved the sanitation standards in rural areas and as well as helped people make some money too.

It pays to use a toilet in southern India, as residents are earning close to a dollar a month by using public urinals, a scheme launched by authorities to promote hygiene and research in rural areas.

Dozens of people are queuing up to use toilets in Musiri, a remote town in Tamil Nadu state, where authorities have succeeded in keeping street corners clean with the new scheme, The Times of India newspaper said on Sunday.

check the news link.

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na

Colorful,funny,beautiful,simple etc are the tags I will associate with this movie.This is one of those 'like'able non masala-ic at the same time melodramatic (sort of)movie with loads of comedy.I watched this movie for AR Rahman and Genelia and no expectations whatsoever and yeah I am already addicted to the songs in the movie.Enough justice has been done to ARR's music in picturizing the songs well and rerecording wherever it appears is superb.yes most of the movie is kinda without the background music as in scenes with dialogues between various characters.
Genelia, boy hasnt she been impressive in every movie she does from boys to santosh subramaniam(shes a hit in telugu as well) and shes grows in this movie as well.
The scene in which she talks to the hero over phone after the hero goes on his first date speaks for her performance.She is expressive.yes she is.
The Hero Imran Khan (Aamir Khan's nephew) scores well in his debut movie with a wonderful performance.He has excellent screen presence and emotes really well for a debutant.Another star in the making.
The Gang of friends and the gal whos listens to this story have all done their part well with "Roltu"s comedy and Jiggy's gujju ishtyle( sooosanthh) standing out.
All credits to the director for his screenplay and special mention for the cinematography.
barring certain scenes at the end (funny but illogical) all in all its a great movie to watch.go enjoy .
kabhi kabhi aditi zindagi......

story is in a way similar to a tamil film called 'piriyadha varam vendum'...

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Friday, June 13, 2008

Dasavatharam - worth the hype

Makkale ,

I go to a movie to have fun and not to question too much. If we keep doing that we wont be able to watch 90% of the movies.
Moroever after watching movies on the internet desis start analysing movies a little too much ( 10 roova kuduthutu 1000 roova ku expect pannuvanga. typical desi mentality)

Highlights- Kamal actor, Kamal script, Kamal Hardwork, Kamal dedication, Kamal body usual this never ends.

Other Highlights -
Late Sujatha and Crazy Mohan dialogues
Camera .
Background score.
Richness and lavishness.
First Half.
Asin- ravishing and expressive.
Script linking all 10 roles.
Equal support and bashing of God, Atheism and religion.

Second half less crisper and slower than first.
Slightly longer Kamal - Asin arguments where u might say " mudiala ".
Long fights with some stunts which make us say "aaaagaaaa".
Graphics. yes there are some poor graphics too.
Asin's high pitch voice is irritating at times.
Music by Himesh Reshamiyya is a colossal waste frankly the movie needs no songs.
Certain KS Ravikumarish commercial elements doesnt really gel with the movie.

Things to look out

Timing and dialogue comedy.Most of the audience were dumb enough not to appreciate it .If you liked Panchatantrum,PKS type comedies you will love this.
All 10 roles were good but Naidu- Complete fun, Dalit activist - action and body language, CIA Agent Villan - Peter machi peteru and George Bush - u known what, stand out.
First Kamal movie without a mouth..
After a long time the heroine in this case Asin shares the screen space with Kamal in almost 90% of the movie.
Watch out for height , weight variations that Kamal shows in different roles

In the end ...

Just don give a crap to poor comments and go watch it atleast once.The hardwork and money spent shows up on the screen though certain parts defy logic...

after all Cinema is Magic without Logic ..

Wednesday, June 11, 2008


When do you realise that you download and watch more movies ?

When you start searching for subtitles for Tamil movies..

konjam overo :D.

Monday, June 09, 2008

Orkut Tamil -- too good

I wasnt aware until today that Orkut was available in Tamil.And from what i noticed most of friends weren't either. Just go to settings change and display language to Tamil and whoa the whole website and all the terminologies change to tamil (well most of them).Its fun to browse. single = தனிக்கட்டை, report spam = குப்பையென தெரிவி.. this is kewl. It seems that this feature is up there since september 07 just that i was unaware of it.
Check it out folks.

read abt this at Gayatri's which linked to this.From them to now it seems that the tamil setup has been updated.

Sunday, June 08, 2008

8 Facts about me - Tag

1. Once a cricket fan is always one. Well not many will agree with this but this is true with me. Though off late sila pala sports paaka ,velada try pannindrundhalum cricket is theeee game.So I try to follow cricket as long as I can. Ennoda fast dial links la cricinfo and cricbuzz are there.Hours together cricket paathu, analyse panna kaalangal undu.
2. Food. Eat to live – live to eat oh well heard many such theories like this.If you like to eat something just grab it and gulp it.I would say that’s the simplest theory. Yeah yeah I can hear people mumbling about calories and things.True Overcoming indulgence is the hardest thing and am trying hard every day :-) and a recent addition is cooking . sticking to basics helps in cooking.
3. Laziness, procrastination are some traits ( :P) am really proud of and they fetched me very less than I lost . :P.. This aint a good thing but 8 things abt me shudn all be good .
4. Jokes,making fun, Oataradhu, PJs idhellam kooda porandhadhu hehe..
5. Ellarkum music pidikum and am no exception.I don have any particular choice and I go by the theory –Anything that pleases me is music and Anything that annoys in noise.I do like some peppy music and carnatic fusion .
6. Internet –Everyone sometime or somehow would have been influenced or connected to it. And I would say that’s one thing that’s brought lotsa difference in peoples life atleast for few.I am an avid surfer reading new stuff, tryin new software and try to blog.
7. I like to travel and see new places. Though I am not travel-holic I do have visited some places and theres a lot to do and I wish I visit more new places.Earlier there were times when I used to be really jealous of those Discovery channel reporters who travel far and wide and do crazy stuff but I did realize that aint easy and more they are paid to do that .Naama namma velaiya paakanum
8. Interacting with people , staying in touch is something that I try to and to some extent do as well. Though not really crazy about the social networking idea I feel contacts do help in a way .

Priya(thanks for the tag) had tagged me and initially thought its gonna be tough to write 8 facts about me and then felt that if I am not gonna write about me who else could/would.oru factum urupadi illana adhuku naan poruppu illa :-)

I am not taggin anyone in particular so interested readers please get Tagged! .

Friday, June 06, 2008

This is Crazy

Check this daring (crazy) act by a photographer..

Sunday, June 01, 2008

Difficult is worth Doing -- Absolutely

Check this live ad for Honda Accord.


தமிழில் இதற்கு பெயர் தான் மெனக்கேடுதல்..

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Beat the heat with ADA

On first listen ADA sounds really good and Jaanne.... run of the mill...

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Google the Thala

Google knows who the ultimate star is while live aka msn doesn't.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Technology growth :P

Technology romba valandhurthu .. adhuku proof . check what is being used to tie the fence to the support ..;-)
yes its a USB cable :)

Saturday, April 26, 2008

cheerleaders arent welcome

There has been some talk about the skimpy clothing that the cheerleaders sport during the ongoing twenty twenty IPL tourney.In Mumbai they are gonna be banned from cheering in future games.enna koduma sir idhu.. avanga paatuka cheer pannitu poranga :)

well as I was browsing found this photo of kareena kapoor in a new Hindi movie. come on people the cheerleaders dress is better than this i guess.
On screen glamour is welcome and on field it isnt . what crap...


One thing that should not be done is getting a seat under or in front of the menu board in a restaurant/eatery .Why ? because people will be looking at the menu and you may feel that they are watching you and eating while someone staring at you isnt fun .

Monday, April 21, 2008

I am for chennai superkings... and you...?

Check this Titan Sonata ad featuring "namma Dhoni "

Friday, April 04, 2008

Youtube is smart !!

Youtube is smart ... Do u think so...
see this .. This is funny

This is crazy...

Monday, March 31, 2008

Different ways to move around inside an office

Check out the Google Zurich office and go gaga about the relaxation and the mobility options that one can get there.


Sunday, March 23, 2008

Whoa!! -- Hummaarraaa Bajaj

Bajaj going all guns i believe check this out ...

might have been inspired by this ...


Saw this is in harish's blog .cudn stop posting it here..

and this

Saturday, March 22, 2008

Color changing Saree

Well not too sure if there is any sari of this kind out in the market .
Ok why the post ?
Has anyone observed during some songs played in SUN TV and affliated channels that the color of the sari or dress of the Heroine( rarely Hero) keeps changing frequently.I initially thought that this was a feature in some specific songs.Later noticed that one particular song where the color changes in SUN TV and not so in another channel.Then read/ heard somewhere that SUN TV has this software (not sure of any patent) that does this color changing trick.If someone had observed this do comment..

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Thala - Pacino.. Just the looks ;)

Thala Ajith sharing screen space with the great Al Pacino .Well not really but thanks to photoshop he does ;-). Picked this picture from a forum which compares the new looks of Ajit is his next movie Aegan to that of Al Pacino in the movie Serpico.Looks a lot similar or do u call this a rip off . ahem..

Check this out. The director of Aegan Raju Sundaram (choreographer) says ---"“His character in the film is of a violent police officer capable of completing the task entrusted to him and required abeard for the tough look” .

And Look what IMDB says about Serpico ---
Many of his fellow officers considered him the most dangerous man alive - An honest cop.
Plot Outline:
The true story about an honest New York cop who blew the whistle on rampant corruption in the force only to have his comrades turn against him.

Do i smell something fishy here .You guessed it right. Not just the looks but even the story might be ripped off .. well ..inspired ... and some say thats plagiarism...


Thursday, March 13, 2008

Song tagging ..

Saw this arbitrary song tag in Aparna's Blog. Tried my hand in this tagging without much cheating .(skipped instrumentals).
It turned out to be a mixed result rather more on the kadi-er side .posting it as is..

Love like this ...Natasha Beindfield - Sean Kingston feat ..
i kinda like this song ..


Kakkai siraginile -- Bombay Jayashree - Atma



Kannamoochi Enada -- Kandukondain Kandukondain

shud be Kannamoochi Enadi ;)


mukkala muqabla -- Kadhalan

probably upbeat..


Sona nahi chandhi nahi ....Pukar

no idea....good song but..


Dhoom machale--- Dhoom

it says it all


kabhi neem neem -- Yuva

Tamizhla andha song is sandakozhi kozhi.. well naan sanda poda maatempa...


Dekho na -- swades



Kadhal Mazhaye -- Jay Jay

well not really ...:)

WHAT IS 2+2?
raasathie --- thiruda thiruda



Manasukulle kadhal vandhucha--- Autograph

avanuku vandhirukalam...


Meri neend ud gayi hai --- Band of Boys ,Yeh bhi woh bhi

mebbe ...


Main Aisa Kyon hoon-- Lakshya

hehe right..


Daud -- Daud

a runner .. nahh..


Dheere Jalna -- Paheli

i dont think so..


smack that -- Eminem Akon feat


Ale Ale --- Boys

i like that song...


Dont cry for me --- Madonna



ichu tha ichu tha ---- Run

I havent started this hobby so far...


Sevvanam Selaikatti --- Mozhi

no idea whatsoever


Vande mataram ---- Sudha Raghunathan

aniyayathuku random song ...


Mayya Mayya .. Guru..

dono wat to comment..

Tuesday, March 11, 2008


Music Lovers might already know about Foobar which is a highly configurable music player software which has its own group of loyal users.
A first look at the software may not attract many users but if u spend sometime with it you are sure to fall in love with it. One can even write your own plugins to enhance it with functionalities that they love and I believe most of the plugins were born outta such efforts.
Apart from the default UI there are options like columns,Panel and the latest Facets based UI.With these one can configure the UI that suits best.The screenshot below is Facets based one which i picked from a forum.I thought this was better than the one i configured.One thing this lacks is a plugin for shoutcast channel listing which winamp does.The work around is to have ur shoutcast playlist which i do.
Delivers good sound,nice equalizer,works with portable devices and configurable to the core.It for sure packs a punch. Check it out..

Thursday, February 14, 2008

check it out

Trying out new softwares is a nice thing cos you never know that some software of which you had no idea can turn about to be a really useful and user friendly tool .Likewise I found couple of nice ones recently .Both are media players.
KMplayer is a pretty kewl mediaplayer that plays any media file on earth and manages it with all its inbuilt codecs.It has a wide array of configuring options to tweak audio and video.The sound quality i thought was very good and the player doesnt eat lotta memory.I landed on this as i was searching for software to play matroska(.mkv) files which my gomplayer didnt play properly.It also has a "winamp" mode for playing audio files and supports all winamp plugins.I would say its a better video player than an audio player but overall its a nice package.Its from Korea . well I am fine as long it works for me.

Winamp gets bloated as it upgrades to newer versions and along comes ads and in fact my antivirus told me that winamp is trying to send information to the internet.Fine let me look for another peppy player for my audio player needs and my quest ended with Aimp2.Its small,fast,doesnt hog my memory and gives me very good sound output and more its looks nice with a playlist cum medialibrary combo.And i started using it as my primary audioplayer.I thought not having a shoutcast directory browser was a problem .But as a one time effort stored the shoutcast urls as bookmarks in here and i can listen to my favorite shoutcast stations in aimp2.I dont think it supports portable devices as such for which i may need to resort to itunes or winamp.But as a audio player aimp2 rocks and fits my bill.And this is Russian player . :-)

Friday, February 08, 2008

Thayir Sadham

It would not be an exaggeration if i say thayir sadham is fact its a cure in more than one way.its an integral part of the diet of south indians and for most a meal isn't complete without it.To me its great in any form -simple thayir sadham,more sadham,with hot rice ,pazhaya sadham,yoghurt sadham ,baghalabath and with an array of thottukais(side dish).It goes great with narthangai,maavadu,Aavakkai,any pickle for that matter,kozhambu,sambar,salt(ah yes a pinch that is),mango fruit and all the podis and curries.Theres nothing like eating thayir sadham and potato curry on a hot summer day watching a cricket match..Wanted to post this as I was eating my more sadham..:-)

Friday, February 01, 2008


Now whats this ..Redmond giant MS has made a bid for internet company yahoo for something like 44 billion USD .Man thats some money...
Yahoo though not doing bad laid off workers recently is now the target of MS to take on the Google surge.Not sure if this deal will go through.Well say if it does what cud be the consequences for end users like us.
In the first place how do they gonna call the new company is it michoo or micahoo or yahsoft...
one could have yahoo search within the microsoft office apps.there mebbe a union of yahoo movies + xbox making it an entertainment hub.. lets wait and watch..

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Sabse Bolo

This is what whizman (once a whizkid) Sabeer Bhatia has to offer new.Its free teleconferencing which i think is kinda kewl.Its an alpha release.check it out.

Monday, January 21, 2008

wow this is reverse swing

Guys check out this amazing video where wasim akram bowls an amazing reverse swing delivery only to be given not point blaming the umpire.just look at the swing here.this is kewl.

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

what is google?

I googled for the software and got it..
check with google..
well these are lines that are spoken pretty often these days.The influence,impact that google has created in our lives or atleast quite a number of us is very obvious in such statements.We just use them daily. google as a noun ,google as a verb and in some cases like ' rahul that google guy ' where a friend Rahul works in google , as an adjective.We need not be surprised if there were lines like what a google !!(used instead of find)..
Oh my google !!(instead of goodness-- din want to put god in here :) )..
hmm happy googling !!

Friday, January 11, 2008

Driving- they mean it

You drive a car . well check this out even if you dont .

Monday, January 07, 2008

My blog is read ( i assume ;-)) by people as far as Hawaii,chile,argentina,brazil ,Alaska, Jamaica,Barbados somwhere in guinea ..whoa. And also in Japan, newzealand ,Phillipines,Some south pacific Island east of Australia ,somwhere in Mongolia,the scandinavian countries and in most parts of India,USA and UK.

Well either this clustrmaps is not that accurate or its some bot hits received from those geographies. :P.or mebbe the readers had nothing to comment about the posts if one has to judge it by the number of comments i recieve :P.

"""BREAKING NEWS"""": Commotion in Sydney

In Sydney, Australia at around 3 PM in the afternoon there was sudden commotion in the parking lot and the leading alleys around the Sydney Cricket ground.Screams of Help by people and armed cops moving around were spotted.Oh well what happened .hmm from nowhere there was a group of monkeys around 23 in number were found around the Cricket Australia office at the SCG and were found to be making noises and shouting in unison.Sources Confirm that When closely examined by the animal watchers from the National Geographic society it was understood that the monkeys were complaining about racial err... Species abuse meted out against them by comparing them with a cricketer from the Australian team who probably belonged to a different species altogether.

Friday, January 04, 2008

New year resolutions

These words come every year .yes they are new year resolutions ;).
They range from getting 8 CGPA,cracking GMAT to even something like "1024 X 768" or 8.1 Megapixel" :).
Sometimes people try hard to find newer new year resolutions and more often than not end up not sticking to them.I was reading this nice article about the important new year resolutions that everyone needa follow (they are really life resolutions) and thought should share it .
check it out