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Irrfan Khan 1967-2020

In these accursed Covid enforced curfew we were having our lunch watching an interview of Irrfan Khan, the way he handled the questions, and the answers given by him made us adore his intellect, my wife even asked me "Why are our villains so intelligent?" and we listed other intellects like Prakash Raj, M.R.Radha and so on.

But all of a sudden the bottom of the screen darkened there glittered the word "RIP" which drove a nail into our hearts, immediately my  wife asked me to change the channel it was too much for her to watch such a wonderful interview of a dead person. Right from the President to the actors the eulogies started to scroll.

I could not stand it. I changed the channel.

Very few would have known that Irrfan was selected for C.K. Naidu Tournament but could not play as had no funds. He pursued his  education and in 1984 started practicing art in National School of Drama.

He was not prominent until he stared in the British film Warrior, very slowly he m…

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Last year in one of the lists of must read books of Anantha Vikatan, this book "JLS" was mentioned.
During the 2020 Pudukkottai Book Fest I found this book and bought it from Book World guys. This morning I have completed this book at one sitting, an art that I have lost touch in the recent days.

If you need to find the answer for the question "Why the people celebrate it?" you have to read the book. This book must be chewed again and again. It is a light house to guide to ashore and power house for dreamers. the people who dare to differ, people who are far from the madding crowed.

Jo a seagull, who wanted to experiment all the possible ways of flight, dive, barrel roles is scorned by his kind. His mother asked him to live by the rules of flock, that is to fish, collect stale breads from the shore, and circle around fishing boats for his food.

This is not his real goal, he never bothered about hunger, all he wanted to do was to experiment the flight. He circles, …



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