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Friday, April 28, 2006

The Crown is made to Blush

There have been personalities on this earth, who are greatly admired and reckonwith and for this they never need a Crown on their head. Their deeds at times bring
BLUSHES to the Crown. Such persons may be poets writers philantrophists or
Statesmen(not politicians).

I wish to bring one of such to the attention of readers.

In 19th century a group of people with their leader migrated from Iran, where the leader had connection with Royals there and resultant feuds, to India. In a short span of years the leader became a prominent personality in high level society in Bombay.

A male child was born in this family after many many prayers but was much sickly to survive but he did. At age of just 8 years he was fatherless and had to shoulder the burden of leadership of the family status.

Being very fragile, he got all the learning and education at home from specialised teachers without any regular schooling. Mother, very concerned about is health, would not let him be away from her eyes.

This was a golden period for India. Great peronalities like Gandhi and Jinnah were contemporary.

At the age of 19 he visited UK and was given great hearing by Queen Victoria. As the records show he was invited to Windsor Castle(house of lords) and was given a seat at a step higher to the Queen, which was previously unheard of.

Returning from this first oversea visit he started taking interest in Indian politics and virtually was Mentor of Muslim League to bring it out of drawing
room politics.There he worked like a Coach of a team.

Give financial & moral support, create educational platform through Aligarh University and political strength by presiding himself as chief of the party.

The muslim population of Calcutta were having a big problem in Local bodies election. They were without financial strength and Hindu individual being very rich never leave them a chance to secure seats in the Joint electorate system. So he made a case for them before Lord Minto theGovernor with a logic that without having power in local bodies the weaker ones cannot do anything for betterment of muslim majority areas in Calcutta and therefore it was very important that local bodiy election be arranged in seperate electorate system for Muslims and Hindus so that both can do good work in their area and no one feel to be ignored.

This milestone proposal was approved for local body election, thus paving way to two nation theory, meaning, there are two communities in India with different ideology. Creation of Pakistan was the ultimate of this foundation brick laid down by this acceptance.

He then concentrated his full attention and strength to improve higher education level in muslims by strengthening Aligarh University. He virtually went door to and friends to foes for securing financial aid for this project. The result was self evident.

Then came epidemic of Plague in India and hundreds of thousands of people were dying. The orthodox nature of people was restraining them to to take anti-plague vaccine invented by Professor Hafkin a Jew by faith. So to remove fear from mind of people he himself took this vaccination which was followed by others. He was very pleased with this vaccine inventor and when he was requested by this scientist to secure permanent settlement of Jewish community(who were landless for centuries), he requested Turkish Caliph to give the land for this cause. Caliph promised to do something but never seriously made any gesture and the result was disastrious and known as Holocast.

In around 1920 he was invited to visit the city of Lahore(now capital of Punjab province Pakistan). When he disembarked from train a strange surprise was witing for him. A horse driven vehicle called Victoria was waiting for him but without horses. He guided to this vehicle and when he set in, two great outspoken and strong will personalities took the place of horses and carried the vehicle away out of station and when asked they said they felt proud to do this for the Prince of Islam. These persons were Allama Iqbal and Maulana Zafarali khan(editor Civil military gezzete, the most reputed Newspaper at that time). One can measure how much he was respected by elite muslims of the era.

By this time he was very much revered by International communities and he was, without any political power or Crown, elected as President League of Nations, which
is now known as United Nations UNO. He was the first Muslim to have such prominent acceptance world over and had this status twice at league of nations.

During World War!!, (1944?) he was interviewed by a prominent News media and was asked to predict about the future of world politics. He viewed that the future world will be divided or say united by Geographical areas and not by faith or political belief. The European Union, the Asean, and Arab union made this prophecy came true... many to come!.

After establishment of Pakistan he was always sought for guidance and assistance by the leadership. Far before the crises of Bangladesh,he in 1954, warned the Government that in the lack of proper steps taken now, the minority of East Pakistan will play same part as was played by minority in dividing Austria/Hungry. This came true in 1972, just 18 years after.

He did great work in Africa for welfare of Muslims. At one visit a traditional muslim leader said to him that for what he did for cause of muslims we admire you but
we have one disappointment and that is that why you wear Farangi dress(european costume). In reply he laughed and asked as to what dress Abu Jahl was wearing? and still he was enemy of Prophet!!!

Once he was asked by reputed hindu leader(to involve him in contraversy),the difference between both faiths. He replied wisely that one is fresh food and other is not and one would obviously prefer fresh food.

The blog readers may name him... Such people without Crown do such things that the Crown is made to blush.

-Ramzan Lakhani

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Monday, April 24, 2006


These days something weird is happening with me. Now deja-vu moments are part of my routine, its nothing new for me but the thing which scares hell outta me is I get intuitions which then turn true. Few days ago when I have already missed a class and I was thinking that I shouldn't go to the institute just for one two-hour class, I got an intuition that the teacher who teaches us in the second class wouldn't come but still I went and guess what he didn't come that day. Happenings of today were something more than just scary. I mean it was today when I got struck with the idea that these instincts are becoming dangerous. I had an intuition today that sir won't come because he is ill. His brother came to teach us and he said the some thing that sir didn't come because he is ill.. okay this is not that serious.

The next thing is what freaked me out. I was traveling in a bus and minutes before I reached the school I had an intuition that there will be an accident today. Thanks goodness that I reached the school safely. Then while having the journey back home, I got the same intuition again and in less than 2 or 3 minutes time, it hit me hard.. it came true. The bus driver drove over a man or a boy; I didn't see the victim. On the top of it, the driver just ran out of the whole mess so quickly that none actually saw him doing it.

I just get nerves when such events happen. I fetched a rickshaw and quickly came back home. I feel guilty because I didn't even care to look who got hurt or is he alive or not. But it was way too fearsome for me, both the event and the intuition before made it even worse.

I was so paranoid that every step I took was filled with the fear. It was like with the every next step that I take, somebody would drive over me or hurt me. I got literally insane.. and the problem is that such events don't disappear from my mind that easily.

I hope these intuitions just remain as useless feelings and not start turning into realities.. if its for my good then I don't mind ;) like intuition about success, happiness or goodluck =P

PS: I know this is a very badly written post.. it doesn't convey the whole feel but what can I do. I don't it is because of lack of time or simply I have lost all from the small share of writing touch that I had.

Link for the day: Why I shut down my blog by Sarah Hepola

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Saturday, April 22, 2006

History repeated itself and the undeserving won the title of Indian Idol 2. Thanks to the stupid dynamics of Reality TV.

Exponential Prayers needed for tomorrow.. so please pray for my success!!


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Earth Day 2006

Earth Day is celebrated on 22nd April i.e. today every year. For 2006, the campaign will be about Climate Change. I want Earth to be peaceful and clean. Earth should not divide people but should give an apportunity for interaction and mutual respect for diversity, therefore a visa-free zone or atleast a common ground.

In regard of the issue of Climate Change, we should all try to stop pollution which is not only threatening the stability of earth but also of humans. Therefore there should be a ban of ciggerretes and lead products. Safety and Precaution is more important than corporate interests. Save our natural resources. Nuclear free zones should be created in order to bring confidence in others that we can live without nuclear tests which are a big hazard to both land and people, the amount saved can be used for eradication of poverty, promotion of education and health sector.

Lets make this world a better place and save earth before its too late, and we can only do this.

The actual and major of power lies in powerless!!

Related links:
Earth Day Network with all the information you want. featuring gifts that you can buy to spread the message.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2006

FM you rock!

Today is 19th April which happens to be our dear blogger FM's Birthday.

Hey Faraz Fahad, Hoppy Bird Day!!
sorriee. wrote another friend's name =p

Have a great year ahead and don't forget to have a blast =)

People all those who are foreigners for me and visited my cafepress shop. Can you please tell me that are products cheap, affordable or expensive?

Thanks!! Ciao

Updates: American Idol was rocking today. Filled with classy performances of old melodious songs(melody makes them gr8 but sometimes sleepy =p) and everyone looked very elegant. The Apprentice episode today was all about humanity so I loved the show even more. Donald Trump is the champ!!

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Sunday, April 16, 2006



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Saturday, April 15, 2006

Killing the time!!

Before checking out the silly tests below, lets have a little dose of Homer Simpson's USELESS WISDOM that I completely. If in case you don't know who Homer, the yellow heart-throb is then buddy gotta get some lyfe!!
HOMER: Why both of your parents sleep in one bed?
BART: Because they are poor!
HOMER: They are poor because they have kids
You Are 50% Weird

Normal enough to know that you're weird...
But too damn weird to do anything about it!



Your Inner Child Is Angry

You're not an angry person.
But when you don't get your way, watch out.
Like a very manipulative kid, you will get what you want.
Even if it takes a little kicking and screaming.


You Are 56% Abnormal - Oye I haven't even asked the question yet!!

You are at medium risk for being a psychopath. It is somewhat likely that you have no soul.

You are at high risk for having a borderline personality. It is very likely that you are a chaotic mess.

You are at medium risk for having a narcissistic personality. It is somewhat likely that you are in love with your own reflection.

You are at medium risk for having a social phobia. It is somewhat likely that you feel most comfortable in your mom's basement. (SO EMBARRASSING!!)

You are at low risk for obsessive compulsive disorder. It is unlikely that you are addicted to hand sanitizer.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Birthday of Prophet Muhammad (P.B.U.H.)

On the auspicious occassion Eid Milaad un Nabbi (PBUH), Wishing you all a very happy & blessed Eid.

May God grant all your wishes & bless you with success, prosperity, faith, health, wealth & happiness in this life as well as in the life hereafter.(Amen)

I wanted to post an article written by my uncle which which very apt with the occassion and recent events. Have a read, all the comments and questions will be directed to him. I will try to settle your curiosities.


The Prophet of Muslims was sitting a Madina Mosque with his disciples, when a man came and started urinating. The disciples rosed in anger to give this nuasance a lesson,but prophet signed towards them to sit down.The man had obviously come with an ulterior motive and expected rage.When he found no response, went away disappointed.The prophet then asked to bring a bucket of water and clean the place. No anger or response to the one who wanted to create sensation.

The caricature issue and far before that, that of Ahmed Rusdie. The unwarranted response and anger caused by emotional muslims did nothing but loss to themselves and gain to trouble mongers.Had they followed the teachings and examples of their beloved master and ignored such mischief the motives of miscreants would have been defeated.

Now the other side. Freedom of speech or act in the free society. A person, for no good reason started abusing a man at a public place. The victim tried to seek help from people nearby but no one came forward. He approached Law enforcers and was suggested to forget the event as he there was no physical harm and the abuser had gone. If he had responded and got violent the issue may have become of concern as it may have created public disturbance. Was this justified?

Similarily a man approached another person sitting in a park with his girlfriend and offered him substantial money,if he convince the girl,to go with him for pleasure.
The person got real angry for being treated as pimp and gave lot of beating. Many people gathered and some one called police. Now this became a case of public disturbance and manhandling and he had to face punishment.

Moral......How far freedom of speech can be tolerated? How we distinguish between physical and mental torture? Who ought to be punished? OR foregiven? The culprit takes the shelter of freedom of speech.......that he just made an offer and other could say sorry.

The difference between a man and animal is his intellect which guide him to decide what is good and what is not. By faith by code of conduct and by ethics he is supposed to behave which may not hurt/harm any one physically or by words. Even at home(privacy) one has to respect feelings of family members and not utter that may offend any one so that family atmosphere remain happy. Therefore Freedom of Speech is limited to DISCIPLINE. Whoever support such freedom also support this.

The Prophet of Muslims is being revered by a billion of followers and if they sit silent on this incident they feel themselves cowards and if they protest they are miscreants. But how far they should go? Offer bounty to kill a fool who urinated by mouth and hands(by caricature) and make him a millioner in a day?

This is a mind boggling matter and so i place it in this BLOG. Whatever the present day ignorants say, Muhammed the spiritual father of muslims, was admired by scholars and learned ones.The illiterate and ignorants may call them fools as they are free to speak.But the list of such fools is worth reading.. May be some blogs are so interesting and we should add their name in this list.

Annie Besant in 'The Life and Teachings of Mohammad ,' Madras , 1932.It is impossible for anyone who studies the life and character of the great Prophet of Arabia, who knew how he taught and how he lived, to feel anything but reverence for that mighty Prophet, one of the great messengers of the Supreme. And although in what I put to you I shall say many things which may be familiar to many, yet I myself feel, whenever I reread them, a new way of admiration, a new sense of reverence for that mighty Arabian teacher.

Reverend Bosworth Smith in 'Muhammad and Muhammadanism,' London , 1874.
>"Head of the State as well as the Church, he was Caesar and Pope in one; but he was Pope without the Pope's pretensions, and Caesar without the legions of Caesar, without a standing army, without a bodyguard, without a police force, without a fixed revenue . If ever a man ruled by a right divine, it was Muhammad, for he had all the powers without their supports. He cared not for the dressings of power. The simplicity of his private life was in keeping with his public life."
"In Mohammadanism every thing is different here. Instead of the shadowy and the mysterious, we have history....We know of the external history of Muhammad....while for his internal history after his mission had been proclaimed, we have a book absolutely unique in its origin, in its preservation....on the Substantial authority of which no one has ever been able to cast a serious doubt."

Gustav Weil in 'History of the Islamic Peoples'
Muhammad was a shining example to his people. His character was pure and stainless. His house, his dress, his food - they were characterized by a rare simplicity. So unpretentious was he that he would receive from his companions no special mark of reverence, nor would he accept any service from his slave which he could do for himself. He was accessible to all and at all times. He visited the sick and was full of sympathy for all. Unlimited was his benevolence and generosity as also was his anxious care for the welfare of the community.

Alphonse de LaMartaine in ' Historie de la Turquie,' Paris, 1854.
"Never has a man set for himself, voluntarily or involuntarily, a more sublime aim, since this aim was superhuman; to subvert superstitions which had been imposed between man and his Creator, to render God unto man and man unto God; to restore the rational and sacred idea of divinity amidst the chaos of the material and disfigured gods of idolatry, then existing. Never has a man undertaken a work so far beyond human power with so feeble means, for he (Muhammad) had in the conception as well as in the execution of such a great design, no other instrument than himself and no other aid except a handful of men living in a corner of the desert. Finally, never has a man accomplished such a huge and lasting revolution in the world, because in less than two centuries after its appearance, Islam, in faith and in arms, reigned over the whole of Arabia, and conquered, in God's name, Persia Khorasan, Transoxania, Western India, Syria, Egypt, Abyssinia, all the known continent of Northern Africa, numerous islands of the Mediterranean Sea, Spain, and part of Gaul.
"If greatness of purpose, smallness of means, and astonishing results are the three criteria of a human genius, who could dare compare any great man in history with Muhammad ? The most famous men created arms, laws, and empires only. They founded, if anything at all, no more than material powers which often crumbled away before their eyes. This man moved not only armies, legislations, empires, peoples, dynasties, but millions of men in one-third of the then inhabited world; and more than that, he moved the altars, the gods, the religions, the ideas, the beliefs and the souls.
"On the basis of a Book, every letter which has become law, he created a spiritual nationality which blend together peoples of every tongue and race. He has left the indelible characteristic of this Muslim nationality the hatred of false gods and the passion for the One and Immaterial God. This avenging patriotism against the profanation of Heaven formed the virtue of the followers of Muhammad; the conquest of one-third the earth to the dogma was his miracle; or rather it was not the miracle of man but that of reason.

"The idea of the unity of God , proclaimed amidst the exhaustion of the fabulous theogonies, was in itself such a miracle that upon it's utterance from his lips it destroyed all the ancient temples of idols and set on fire one-third of the world. His life, his meditations, his heroic revelings against the superstitions of his country, and his boldness in defying the furies of idolatry, his firmness in enduring them for fifteen years in Mecca, his acceptance of the role of public scorn and almost of being a victim of his fellow countrymen: all these and finally, his flight his incessant preaching, his wars against odds, his faith in his success and his superhuman security in misfortune, his forbearance in victory, his ambition, which was entirely devoted to one idea and in no manner striving for an empire; his endless prayers, his mystic conversations with God, his death and his triumph after death; all these attest not to an imposture but to a firm conviction which gave him the power to restore a dogma. This dogma was twofold the unity of God and the immateriality of God: the former telling what God is, the latter telling what God is not; the one overthrowing false gods with the sword, the other starting an idea with words.
"Philosopher, Orator, Apostle, Legislator, Conqueror of Ideas, Restorer of Rational beliefs.... The founder of twenty terrestrial empires and of one spiritual empire that is Muhammad. As regards all standards by which human greatness may be measured, we may well ask, is there any man greater than he?"

Mahatma Gandhi , statement published in 'Young India
>I wanted to know the best of the life of one who holds today an undisputed sway over the hearts of millions of mankind.... I became became more than ever convinced that it was not the sword that won a place for Islam in those days in the scheme of life. It was the rigid simplicity, the utter self-effacement of the Prophet the scrupulous regard for pledges, his intense devotion to his friends and followers, his intrepidity, his fearlessness, his absolute trust in God and in his own mission. These and not the sword carried everything before them and surmounted every obstacle. When I closed the second volume (of the Prophet's biography), I was sorry there was not more for me to read of that great life.

Sir George Bernard Shaw in 'The Genuine Islam,' Vol. 1, No. 8, 1936.
"If any religion had the chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it could be Islam."
"I have always held the religion of Muhammad in high estimation because of its wonderful vitality. It is the only religion which appears to me to possess that assimilating capacity to the changing phase of existence which can make itself appeal to every age. I have studied him - the wonderful man and in my opinion for from being an anti-Christ, he must be called the Savior of Humanity."
"I believe that if a man like him were to assume the dictatorship of the modern world he would succeed in solving its problems in a way that would bring it the much needed peace and happiness: I have prophesied about the faith of Muhammad that it would be acceptable to the Europe of tomorrow as it is beginning to be acceptable to the Europe of today."

Washington Irving in 'Life of Muhammad,' New York, 1920.

His military triumphs awakened no pride nor vain glory as they would have done had they been effected by selfish purposes. In the time of his greatest power he maintained the same simplicity of manner and appearance as in the days of his adversity. So far from affecting regal state, he was displeased if, on entering a room, any unusual testimonial of respect was shown to him

W. Montgomery Watt in 'Muhammad at Mecca,' Oxford, 1953.

His readiness to undergo persecution for his beliefs, the high moral character of the men who believed in him and looked up to him as a leader, and the greatness of his ultimate achievement - all argue his fundamental integrity. To suppose Muhammad an impostor raises more problems that it solves. Moreover, none of the great figures of history is so poorly appreciated in the West as Muhammad.... Thus, not merely must we credit Muhammad with essential honesty and integrity of purpose, if we are to understand him at all; if we are to correct the errors we have inherited from the past, we must not forget the conclusive proof is a much stricter requirement than a show of plausibility, and in a matter such as this only to be attained with difficulty.

James Michener in 'Islam: The Misunderstood Religion,' Reader's Digest, May 1955, pp. 68-70.
"No other religion in history spread so rapidly as Islam. The West has widely believed that this surge of religion was made possible by the sword. But no modern scholar accepts this idea, and the Qur'an is explicit in the support of the freedom of conscience."
"Muhammad, the inspired man who founded Islam, was born about A.D. 570 into an Arabian tribe that worshiped idols. Orphaned at birth, he was always particularly solicitous of the poor and needy, the widow and the orphan, the slave and the downtrodden. At twenty he was already a successful businessman, and soon became director of camel caravans for a wealthy widow. When he reached twenty-five his employer recognizing his merit, proposed marriage. Even though she was fifteen years older, he married her and as long as she lived remained a devoted husband."
"Like almost every major prophet before him, Muhammad fought shy of serving as the transmitter of God's word sensing his own inadequacy. But the Angel commanded 'Read'. So far as we know, Muhammad was unable to read or write, but he began to dictate those inspired words which would soon revolutionize a large segment of the earth: "There is one God"."
"In all things Muhammad was profoundly practical. When his beloved son Ibrahim died, an eclipse occurred and rumors of God 's personal condolence quickly arose. Whereupon Muhammad is said to have announced, 'An eclipse is a phenomenon of nature. It is foolish to attribute such things to the death or birth of a human being'."
"At Muhammad's own death an attempt was made to deify him, but the man who was to become his administrative successor killed the hysteria with one of the noblest speeches in religious history: 'If there are any among you who worshiped Muhammad, he is dead. But if it is God you Worshiped, He lives for ever'."

Masserman in 'Who Were Histories Great Leaders?' in TIME Magazine, July 15, 1974
Perhaps the greatest leader of all times was Mohammad, who combined all the three functions. To a lesser degree Moses did the same.
-Ramzan Lakhani

It is a shame or say pity if someone still made such caricatures depicting a terrorist rather than a pious prophet who is a great blessing not only for Muslims but IMHO, for the whole wide big world.

PS: Pardon me for any errors in formatting as my blogger was giving me hell lot of trouble.

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Monday, April 10, 2006

A day in my life

  • I like this teacher but sometimes he gets a little out of limits. Sometimes he gives stupid examples, wastes time and call people with names. So it was getting way out of countrol. He called me as 'Bablu'(nickname normally used for cute chubby southasian kids) and I thought okay its getting a little far so I stopped him by saying, "Sorry my name is Raheel". The next second I saw a feeling of shock and embarrassment on his face, quite evident from his open jaw and flat face. The class started laughing on the way I insulted him when I was in all fury. I guess it was not an insult, it was small but effective way of making someone understand that what harm is he causing while making those stupid jokes to entertain the class. He later said in reply that I called you Bablu because you are special. I didn't go into an argument. I apperciate the fact that he feels that I am quote-unquote Special but can't being Raheel itself isn't enough to be special.

  • My horoscope, You love the attention, and frankly, no one can handle it better than you. However, you do want to be selective and not overload your calendar. Even extroverted types need some downtime to recharge. Lolz!!

  • It was evening and Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi's celebration was started all over the city. I find it a real eid because it is a special day in my diary. I am sure, in every Muslim's diary. It is the holy birthday of our last prophet Hazrat Muahmmad(Peace be upon him) . A wonderful blessing for which we should be extremely thankful to God and because of which this eid means alot. A blessing bestowed 1400 years back and we still are benefiting from it. I saw huge models of Khana-e-Kaaba and Masjid-e-Nabi which are the main holy monuments. I just thought can't we be more creative. Water fountain erupting from a mountain was the most creative idea that I saw. Everything else from models, ligthting to billboards were average. Donot mistaken me, I am not criticizing the jazba or the devotion but yes we could have been more creative so people can learn much more from it.

  • Indian Idol 2 Final was rocking. The intro was so cliche. Why the hell show programmers can't think something innovative and interesting. Btw Karunya was great!! He was the show stopper. He got the hype that he deserved on the show, it doesn't even matter whether it was a planned or live.. he gave alot of credit and respect to his parents which wasz so touching. The other contestant Sandeep was very bad. He doesn't even deserve to be there. He doesn't know how to sing. When he dances, it seems like he is constipated for days. I wanted Monali in finals from beginning but sigh it wasn't possible but yes I saw a glimpse of Monali in Karunya with his terrific singing and ability to do something new for finals. He puts Sandeep to the shame, the poor guy was so upset and was like he will cry immediately. Karo has to win no matter what, no matter he wasn't the best choice but yes quite a good one!

  • I saw the lost twin of Heewa today. I mean how can two persons on this earth can be that much similar.. from face to mannersism to personality! Except the fact that the unreal one was too airheaded, proud and annonying. Thinking very high of oneself, these typos won't appeal me anyday.

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Saturday, April 08, 2006

Read, Listen and Watch.. a must!

Listening to: Teri Deewani(Kailasa) by Kailash Kher
Genre: Sufi Rock
Rating: ***** because of the feel and high that it brings

I watched a bollywood film or say a film itself after a long long time, so one movie is out of the lengthy list. This time it was 'Maine Gandhi ko nahi mara'. I must say the story and screenplay was very original and interesting. I just loved it and strong performances by every single character made it even more worth watching. Direction rather camerawork is lousy in some frames but then the powerful performances compensate it. Anupam Kher is at his best and Urmila was also very good. Anupam also got Best Actor Award for this film at Kara Film Festival. I won't tell much about movie or else the suspence will get killed but I do recommend this film to you. Scenes are haunting and the film is very touching. It puts all big banner films to shame, big applause to Anupam for trying and financing such offbeat and challenging movie.

The message posted below can save your and your loved ones life so please give it a read,

During a BBQ a friend stumbled and took a little fall - she assured everyone who offered to call paramedics that she was fine and just tripped over a brick because of her new shoes. They got her cleaned up and got her a new plate of food - while she appeared a bit shaken up. Her name was Ingrid. Ingrid went about enjoying herself the rest of the afternoon. Ingrid's husband called later that evening telling everyone that his wife had been taken to the hospital at 6:00pm, Ingrid passed away. She had suffered a stroke at the BBQ - had they known how to identify the signs of a stroke perhaps Ingrid would be with us today. It only takes a minute to read this - a neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke...totally. He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed and getting to the patient within 3 hours which is tough.

Thank God for the sense to remember the "3" steps. Read and Learn! Sometimes symptoms of a stroke are difficult to identify. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness spells disaster. The stroke victim may suffer brain damage when people nearby fail to recognize the symptoms of a stroke. Now doctors say a bystander can recognize a stroke by asking three simple questions:
1. Ask the individual to SMILE.
2. Ask him or her to RAISE BOTH ARMS.
3. Ask the person to SPEAK A SIMPLE SENTENCE(coherently) (e.g....It is a sunny day today)

If he or she has trouble with any of these tasks, immediately consult the doctor and describe the symptoms. After discovering that a group of non-medical volunteers could identify facial weakness, arm weakness and speech problems, researchers urged the general public to learn the three questions.

They presented their conclusions at the British Stroke Association's annual meeting last February. Widespread use of this test could result in prompt diagnosis and treatment of the stroke and prevent brain damage. A cardiologist says if everyone who gets this e-mail sends it to 10 people; you can bet that at least one life will be saved. BE A FRIEND AND SHARE THIS ARTICLE WITH AS MANY FRIENDS AS POSSIBLE, you could save their lives.

Thank you

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Thursday, April 06, 2006


I haven't written some stupid posts for quite some time so lets have one today.

Okay so let me introduce to a new person. He is a very naughty child a.ka. my new tution student. He loves to talk so much that ones he starts its impossible to make him stop. He just does all the nonstop chatar patar(chatterbox talk) and make you laugh like hell. The good thing is that he studies in the same school in 5th grade where I spend a decade of my life which was good place to learn and spend a whole day then but now it has turned gross. He does some very insane things like fooling his school teachers and getting away with it. When he had not cut his nails for cleanliness check, he fools teacher by wrapping a saniplast bandage over his finger. When teacher punishes him, he takes a compass and makes a slight bruise over his hand or leg which causes blood to flow out and gains pity from his teacher.. very dangerous. No doubt he is a sharp kid and a position holder at school, stills he is a wise evil and very much fun too.

He also tells me stories from the school like our principal who used give long speeches once or twice a month and cause alot of havoc in assembly as students started fainting and falling on ground bcoz they were unable to stand for so long. Now this have become daily ritual but no one faints now because they have got used to it :p

Also he told this to me about one teacher Ms. S, "Miss S toh itni gandhi hain.. woh apne paaon bhi kabhi nahi dhotien. Maine unki arhi dekhi thi itni maili thi" grossly translated as Ms. S is always so messy. Her feet soles are alway so dirty she doesn't even care to wash them. Lolzz!!

My whole family have a great time when he is around. It is funny that his mom pays me to listen to such shit and answer his stupid irrelevant questions. No problem, I am very much honest. with my work.. lolz okay I confess I am not that much serious but yes he has improved in Maths yaar. What more can I do?! I hope my prospective future clients don't read this post ;)

All of you who would like to see two silly twins on reality tv must check Simple Life Interns. Internships at Cementary and Funerals are also fun here. dUMB!!

Mandessa the diva got voted out from American Idol naah kar.. not good!!

PS: I watched a show and this question popped up in my mind. Why parents in their youth bid goodbye to their dream for the reason that somedays their children will make it true?

Upgrade: Did I tell you that once he asked me, "Should I come to tution tomorrow wearing the suit that I wore in my uncle's wedding? Its black with red lining and a bow..."
LMAO.. I tell ya, this kid is quite an entertainment!

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Tuesday, April 04, 2006


The society will always function this way. The younger will see old people like aliens and never understand what they are saying. They will associate some term for each other and the most common term for an old citizen by youth will be 'Narrowminded'

Most of these old people are and they will remain like this. No matter how much you want to change them they wont change and believe me there is no mistake on their part. They are used to certain norms and have spend their whole life on is basis. Human mind needs a great amount of time and strength in order to reprogram itself and can't transform menalities all of the sudden. Some of those norms are correct and will remain correct. Some aren't logical nor apt with time or say dynamics of nature. The question therefore arises what to do? To do nothing is the best answer.

There is a thing like acceptance and tolerance. You can tell them your idea and if still they can't understand it maybe because of some psychological problem too(we need to understand this fact too) then carry on with your work in such a way that they don't get hurt.

Self-assesment is also very important. What if you yourself are primarily wrong in your thinking/perspective and action. Sometimes mere expressions or gestures also create confusions. You try to read other person with his expressions or gestures which show that he isn't interested or agree with your point but in reality he has no objections or say he is completely on your side.

The bottom line is that to term someone as backward or narrowminded is itself a narrowminded act.

Don't judge a book by its cover!

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Saturday, April 01, 2006

Links for today:

Global Health Foundation's e-Test

Have a nice weekend :)

Scented Words posted by Raheel Lakhani :: 2:24 AM :: 2 Comments:

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