Archive for December, 2011
Soul is the purest religion. Follow it. Every individual, whether a priest in the temple or in the church or the soldier on the border follow what they have to do at that moment of time. No one trigger fires or fire triggers religion but their self esteemed bullets to the alien society. It is the society which decides the undecided fate of this people. We call the supreme society as government.
I wish if religion could teach. But presently it’s not the teaching, but replicating individual thoughts of particular breed to underestimate another breed. The bureaucrats have enough time to swell their chairs with power and authority. They do know that below the chair are the four pillars which has innumerable souls to support it.
The puppet show seems to be interesting, as the ones watching are themselves the victims. Some know it, some don’t. The sooner or later realization casts a reflection of the bureaucrats to the costs of millions of lives. The question will never be answerable due to the complexity of the system and also because we are sitting on the ground floor and can only view whatever is viewable from there.
They are at the 100th floor and More >
(In commemoration of Shri Vasant Desai’s 36th Death Anniversary on 22nd December, 2011 and his Birth Centenary on 9th June, 2012)
Vasant Desai (1912 - 1975) was one of the greatest music composers of Hindi and Marathi films. He was born on 9th June, 1912 in a wealthy family in Sonwad village, in the princely State of Sawantwadi (now in Maharashtra), then ruled by the Bhonsale clan. He grew up in Kudal, Sindhdurg district (of present day Maharashtra). (Some sources indicate that he was born in Kudal). He got an impression as a classist for most of his career, which made him not to come up in commercial films. He was limited mainly to mythological and historical films.
Vasantji was fascinated by music when he was living with his maternal uncle. He bought an old harmonium and started learning music. Fascinated by films, he went to Kolhapur where he met the legend V.Shantaram, who was then working in Prabhat Film Company.
Vasantji was associated with Prabhat Film Company in his early film career. He entered into films as an actor in Prabhat’s silent film Khooni Khanjar (1930). He worked as an assistant under music director Govindrao Tembe for Prabhat Co.’s first talkie ‘Ayodhyecha Raja (1932)’, which was the first Marathi talkie. The film was also made simultaneously in Hindi as Ayodhya Ka Raja (1932). After the 2003 More >
Dharam Dev Anand(26-Sep-1923-04-Dec-2011) better known as Dev Anand, is a popular Bollywood actor, film producer and director. Dev Anand is one of the Trio who ruled the Bollywood with several hit flicks along with Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor in the early fifties till mid sixties. He delighted his fans with his typical acting style and as a popular romantic hero who adorned the Hindi cinema with distinction. Dev was born in 1923 in Shakargarh Tehsil of undivided Punjab( Currently in Pakistan), India. Dev is the second of three brothers who were active in Hindi cinema field. His brothers are Chetan Anand and Vijay Anand. His sister Sheela Kanta Kapoor is the mother of renowned Hindi and English film director Shekhar Kapoor.
Dev Anand completed his graduation in English literature and started to work in the military censor office at Church gate, Bombay. Dev struck a friendship with another fellow legendary actor director Guru Dutt. They had decided between themselves that if one of the two becomes successful first in film industry then they would help the other to become successful. It was a mutual understanding between them that when Dev Anand produced a film, Guru Dutt would direct it and when More >