Profound observation of the day…
Life is either unfailingly challenging or constantly amusing when you are an anachronism. Simple choice, eh?
Rang De Basanti is pretty good. Among Rahman’s better efforts in the last 2 years, methinks, though there’s a touch of “inspired” hangover about it too. Rubaaroo sounds like a cross between Ali Haider’s Purani Jeans and Shaan’s Tanha Dil with a heavier musical arrangement. More Purani Jeans, less Tanha Dil. Then there’s this other number which is like a cross between Mehndi Hai Rachnewali and Pyaara sa Gaon From Zubeida. There’s one other number which is like a ‘Didi’ and Middle Eastern fusion. All said and done, excellent fare. The title track is most excellent. I think I shall get the cassette/CD (She tells me ‘I will’ bolo. I say, I shall. I like the word shall, though I don’t know why).
A colleague discovered a music site that’s not been blocked by the blessed firewalls. So, after a long time, I got to hear taazaa music when it is still taazaa.
On one hand, the prospect of a 25 km daily commute in Bangalore’s traffic terrifies me. On the other hand,….
I think I will work late today. But this place is rather depressing at night. Maybe I shall reevaluate at 7.
They say that in the Army the food is mighty fine
You ask for chicken biryani, they cut your intestine
They say that in the Army, the life is mighty fine
You pass by forty seven, and die by Forty nine.
Sing it aloud, ok. Blah, Blah, Blah…