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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

the long forgotten update

it has been ages since i updated my blog with updates. with what's happening around me and how did it affect me if it did.

there are some movies that never lose their charm. i guess that's why they are called classics. somehow the movies that i love never seem to figure in the list of classics. two are them that i can always think of are:-

- the river wild [you need to have some idea of how river rafting feels, or at least seen a river with rapids with your eyes]
- father of the bride [a movie full of sugar & sweet]

do watch them if you haven't

i try not to watch tv except when it is sports [although my aversion towards cricket is growing with every match]. but these days i am hooked on to some singers on a reality show. the show's name is junoon. the channel is ndtv imagine. there are 3 teams one of which sings sufi songs, another indian folk and the third bollywood fare. the two teams who sing sufi & folk do not sing movie songs. and they are amazing singers. and the even better part is that they sing songs which are so close to the land. beautiful words and simple music. tragedy is that singers from these teams get eliminated because no one seems to understand how different they are from the dhinchak material public are used to. you have to listen to them to understand how different, how classy and superior they are to other music reality shows.

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7 Comments:

Blogger ~ ॐ ~ said...

I know that program...

the Sufi and the Folk bit are fantastic... and not to forget the parts that Rahat Fateh Ali Khan adds at times in the show...

Awesome hai...

8/27/2008 07:28:00 PM  
Blogger Divkiran said...

Oh yeah...love the sufi part totally

8/28/2008 03:37:00 AM  
Blogger Red Ginger said...

talking about reality shows, i really liked 'khatron ke khiladi'..some stunts were real gud !! akshay kumar came up as a fantastic host i must say.

n 'father of the bride' is toh my personal favourite.. veeery heart warming..

howz u burf ? :-)

9/01/2008 02:04:00 PM  
Anonymous burf said...

om - yea, sometimes the songs are awesome. even the pakistani singer are great

div - the guy who was eliminated last was amazing. he got compliment from pandit hari prasad chaurasia too

gingy - yea... am not bad, what about you?

9/01/2008 03:31:00 PM  
Blogger Red Ginger said...

m gud too..thnx

9/02/2008 09:27:00 AM  
Blogger austere said...

Its a lovely program on NDTVimagine- bahut khas hain yeh.

9/03/2008 10:37:00 AM  
Anonymous burf said...

yea...

9/03/2008 11:37:00 AM  

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