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Guest Post : Bread Omelette

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She sighed breathe of relief after the TC completed his round of checking. Unlike most of the times, she had forgotten her ID proof. She noticed it just before the ticket collector reached her berth. A phone call from an unknown number actually saved her. The TC glimpsed at the E-Ticket in her hand and continued checking the ticket of the next passenger.

‘Hello? Who is this? Hello…?’

The line was not clear and she said ‘I’m not able to hear you. Will call you back’

This time, it was Gulzaar’s ‘Raavi Paar’ on her lap. At the end of the title story, she remembered that she had to call the unknown number that ended with 109. Before calling, she checked the number using Truecaller and the app was of no help. It had no information about the name of the person. She called and it was a voice of a male from the other end

‘Hello’

‘Hello, I got a call from your number. May I know who is speaking?’

‘Hello, Sorry, I dialed a wrong number. I don’t know how…’

‘Okay’ and she disconnected.

After a few weeks, she received a message from the same number.

Hello Madam, How are you?’

She easily recognized it, thanks to the last three digits that meant something to her. She instantly replied ‘Wrong number is a wrong number. Do not disturb’.

‘Sorry again. I just wanted to hear your voice to make sure that it was a wrong number. I found your voice very sweet. I had no intention of disturbing you’

The little compliment actually triggered a smile on her face
I don’t talk to strangers’

‘You are already talking to me. Now, there are just two possibilities: Either you don’t consider me as a stranger or you are contradicting your own words ;)’

‘What is your name? What do you do?’

‘I’m Surya and I’m a lawyer. BTW, What does your name Asavari mean?’

‘HOW DO YOU KNOW MY NAME?’

‘Truecaller’

‘But, the same truecaller did not give out anything about you’

‘Yes, this is my new number’

‘I’m named after a raaga that is sung in the morning hours. True to my name, I’m a morning person’

The two switched to an instant messenger after a few months…
The exchanged their likes and dislikes and the story encountered a twist when it came to food

It was time to board the train to Delhi again; She was reading Gulzar’s Half a rupee stories  – a collection of twenty five fascinating stories! Just then

 ‘Where are you?’

‘In the train to Delhi’

‘Had food?’

‘Not really. I don’t eat during journey’

‘Oh no. You must try. Do try Bread-Omlette at Food Plaza. It is very famous and one that I love to eat any day’

‘No, I don’t want to’
and that spelled an end to their conversation

A few weeks pass by without any exchange of messages. Asavari felt that something in life was a miss and felt incomplete without any buzz of Surya. In her next train journey, she made it to Food Plaza and ordered Bread-Omlette for take-away.

‘How are you and where are you?’

‘In train, travelling again’

‘Oh, did you try the Bread-Omlette?’

‘No’

‘Why not?’
She doesn’t answer. After a few minutes, Surya texts again

‘Where are you travelling?’

‘Mumbai’

‘I live in Bengaluru. When are you going to come here?’

‘I don’t know. I haven’t visited B’lore since the last two years’

‘Okay. We will meet this time and I will take you to Frazer town that is known for Chicken Biryani and Chicken Kabab’

‘No, thanks’

‘Why not?’

‘No. Not anymore’

‘why?’

‘I stopped eating non-veg after my marriage. Your last three numbers 109 always remind me of my marriage. 10h of September. I have a daughter who is 5 years old and I work in a cosmetic agency as an executive and have to travel a lot to convince my clients’

this line actually shook Mr Surya. After months of conversations, this revealing shocked Surya. He had developed a liking towards her and to know that she is married already was hard to digest. Although, he managed to reply

‘You never actually told me about your marriage
. We have had so many conversations and not a word about it?’

‘I felt it was not necessary’

And then there were no messages from Surya for so many days. Asavari started carrying Bread-Omelette parcel during her journeys. It always brought back those conversations to her.

‘Memories are the result of the relationships we shared. They don’t need a form or a label’ he texts
‘Hold on. I have a label. Bread-Omelette. Neither veg or non veg; the meaningless mean’ she replied

Asavari was ready, yet again with the parcel in her hand to board the train to delhi.

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This story is written by Nivedita Chandrashekhar. The story is published in Kannada’s reputed weekly magazine- Karamveera.

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November 13th – Karamveera

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Oh Kindlewalon! Attention Please

Kindlewalon Attention,
This post contains the books I enjoyed reading on Kindle recently. In addition to that, I have also added books that I read last year. These books are available on Kindle Unlimited.
This is my way of being grateful to all the writers whose work I enjoyed reading!

Oh, that’s okay. Thank me later 🙂 (drum rolls)

For now, get ready for some lovely recommendations!

You don’t really need a Kindle device. You can also download the Kindle application on your smartphone and read the books 🙂

Step 1: Subscribe to Kindle Unlimited for a month at 199/-
Step 2 :Download the books worth 3000/- 🙂
Step 3: Make sure you read it in a month 🙂
Step 4 :Do post a review and support the author

#1. Rain by Sriram Subramanian
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Kinde link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01LX4F1HJ

I took my time with this one. I read and reread a few chapters. Jai is easy to relate with. He is authentic and so is the story. I will remember Rain for the technique of cut, usually associated with screenplays, poems or haiku. The story doesn’t preach or tell you. But, the cuts make it clear.
The language is close to the heart of the setting. Use of words like Tchalel, Adjust madi – made me smile! The images brim with resonance. This is one story that I wished never ended. I got addicted to it after some point. After a certain point, I wanted to know what is happening in his life – like you normally wait for the next episode of a TV soap. The four circle theory knots the whole plot well.
So, I read it slowly and loved it. This is not a review, but my feelings about the book. I loved it and I am glad I picked this book. Because, never before a four word title has touched me so much. Rain is a beautiful metaphor, one I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

#2. Success vs Joy by Geet Sethi
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Kinde link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B00NHAVVC6

A friend recommended this book to me in 2013. I tried hard but was not able to it as it was not available in the most famous bookstores, including Sapna. A few days back, I saw a facebook post about this book on my friend’s timeline. I checked Amazon immediately and found that this book was available on Kindle! I loved reading it. I read it at a stretch. But, this is a book you might want to read again and again. Geet Sethi talks about his struggle with joy, his harmony with the family and his game.  There are two parts in the book: 1) Joy 2) Success vs Joy

#3. A Thousand Unpsoken Words by Paulami Duttagupta
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Kinde link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B0189NOKW8

I am glad I picked this book! I am amazed with the author’s ability to convey the intricacies without literally telling it. The instances in the story will make you think and experience the pinch. We play so many different roles in our lives and we are also judged by how well we enact them. I loved the thread of dichotomy stitched through Musafir and Riddhiman. The story feels real and authentic; I loved the use of bengali words, it added glow to the overall setting. I also loved the dynamic conversations between Riddhiman and Tama’s father.

The story has many layers and reminded me of Kamal Hasan’s films. It is more than just a love story!
I loved a lot of lines in the book. These lines certainly deserve a mention : ‘Do you really feel silences can talk?’ she asked quietly. ‘It depends; if you find your soulmate, then yes. Silences don’t feel empty, they are companionable. If not, silence can be the most claustrophobic thing’.

It would be interesting to read a sequel too. I feel the story could go on, because at some level – we all can relate to Riddhiman and would want to know more about Riddhiman and Tilottama!

#4.A Biography of Rahul Dravid by Devendra Prabhudesai
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Kindle link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B015A9TIEO

The Nice Guy Who Finished First!
Personally, I learnt a lot from the book. The best of all is his motto to play every ball on merit.Don’t miss this one!

#5. Confessions on an Island by Ayan Pal 
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Kindle Link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01M1VG3D5

Ayan Pal’s Confessions On An Island is rich in novelty and richer in narrative! The stories metaphorically represent Russia’s Matryoshka Dolls. There is a story woven inside a story, each chapter helping the reader to know a little more. Interestingly, The Island speaks! This is a story told from three perspectives at the same time. I also liked the unique names of the chapter.

The book could also be turned into movie (like Dus Kahaniyaan)
I loved the grand setting, lovely long lines and the tricky endgame in this game of Confessions.

#6. MSD by Biswadeep
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Who wouldn’t like to know more about MSD? 🙂 I loved reading it. Covers a lot of behind the scene stories.

Kindle link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B015A9ZT92

#7. The Dove’s Lament by Kirthi Jayakumar
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Kindle Link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01268J8C4

There are commercial movies and then there are art movies. When it comes to books, this book not only fits well in the category of art, it also shines bright to be the best in its genre. The cover is brilliant – reflecting the topics of the book. The essays at the end make it a valuable source for people to use it as a guide for research purposes! Kudos to the publisher and the writer for attempting a novelty again.

If you want to take a break from the reading sessions and want to watch a movie revolving around books, here it is :

 
#8.

Just You, Me and a Secret by Ganga Bharani

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Kindle Link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B0144ATIW2

The storyline keeps the reader hooked. The diary entries are well timed and gel well with the narration. The book is a movie potential. Kudos to the author! May she turn this into a screenplay soon.

#9. Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
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Kindle link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B00JUS9950

THIS IS THE BEST BOOK I HAVE READ in 2016. That should say everything 🙂

#10.
The Broken Home by Lopamudra Banerjee

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Kindle Link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01FWMBGN0

The fluent and vibrant translation enhances the soul of the novella. Charu’s character resembles Edna of The Awakening. This unusual story of Charulata is woven with subtle intricacies that echo Freud’s phrase ‘Riddle of a Woman’. Kudos to Lopamudra for succeeding in conveying the essence of Nastanirh. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it!

#11. The Cornucopia of Broken Dreams and Other Poems by Eisha Sarkar

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Kindle link here:  https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01H5LY9HG

I read the book in one sitting! I loved reading the book for two reasons: 1) It was a pleasure to read a poem about chess! There were a lot of poems that appealed to me. These deserve a special mention: Alphabetically Indian, Cornucopia of memories, Red curse, Moment and Memory, Choice, The Man Who Wants to Fly & Creation.
2)Some of the poems were written using random words. Being a fan of randomness, I loved the concept and the execution. I am inspired to try #ThrowMeAWord myself 🙂

#12. Thank your Wicked Parents by Richard Bach

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I have read most of his books and I liked his unique approach to books. Read this for powerful reminders on how you can use gratitude to make progress in life.
BTW : You can read this book in just 20 minutes! It is short.

Kindle link here: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B01F998OAY

#13. 21 Ways of Being Happy by Shama Patel

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Kindle link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B00RKTTTV0

The 21 ways touch upon this aspect of being the best ‘you’. The novel and easy to implement ideas in this book are powerful tools to elevate and connect to your true-self.

I could easily relate to a quote by Denis Waitley : ‘It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit’ while going through the book.

The summary at the end of the chapter in a text-book style do not fail to impress. Those are points that could easily make place in your journal.

You can find my complete review of this book here: https://niriwrites.wordpress.com/2015/04/07/book-review-2-21-ways-of-being-happy/

I will not waste this opportunity of sharing the link of my book here!
www.amazon.in/dp/B01LSNI77A

Thanks for stopping by 🙂

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Book Review #7: The Story of A Suicide by Sriram Ayer

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The Story of A Suicide by Sriam Ayer is not just a book, but an initiative to change perspectives in the society. It is a humble attempt at touching the less touched topics through a story represented by four characters – Sam, Hari, Charu and Mani.

I would consider the book as a novella, as the chapters are short in length. There are thirty one chapters altogether, backed with illustrations by Ghana.

Plot: Sam, Hari, Charu and Mani – all the four characters have challenges and aspirations of their own. Their stories battle the labels of the society, while each of them struggles with their floating minds and flickering tendencies. The story woven through the four young characters portrays the complexities of daily life. It traces the minute details of a suicide and paves way for the readers to interpret the message in the story

What I liked:
I liked the initiative and the idea. The book in the blog is tailored to help people in need. After reading the book, I toured the site and found a lot of useful stuff. For example:
http://www.storyofasuicide.com/how-do-i-all.html
The link acts like a handbook. This is not a FAQ, but a much needed FAQ. How many of us are open to an idea of discussing mental illness openly? This initiative gets all the marks for doing it in a creative way.

The line in the book offers food for thought:
There are many deep secrets and demons within us that we do not have answers to. Some we might never find. It’s okay. Before we accept each other, it is important to accept ourselves. Accept our feelings, our past, our flaws, our situations. I am not saying this in a defeatist way, but once you begin to accept, you will start appreciating what you have now and be grateful. This way we can be less anxious about life, more secure, so that you can love more,” said Mani.

Some illustrations metaphorically conveyed the essence of the story, Kudos to Ghana for great artwork.  One of my favorite illustrations is from the seventh chapter:
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This particular chapter is about an imaginary rendezvous between Caesar and Draupadi. I love the idea very much!

What I disliked:
The use of tweets in the story seemed irrelevant at times, but negligible.

Cover, Blurb & the Idea: Full marks to the concept. The illustrations are rich, supporting the content very well. This is not just a book, it is an initiative that will encourage open-mindedness. It will encourage people to be less-judgmental and move towards acceptance.

Conclusion :  Going by the flavor of the book, I will refrain from rating the book. This is a good read, conveying lessons on to-do’s, do-not’s, could-be-done’s in a unique way.

You can read the story here: http://www.storyofasuicide.com/
For those who prefer audiobooks, here is the link:
https://soundcloud.com/story-of-a-suicide

You can find about more about the book and the initiative here :
http://www.storyofasuicide.com/about.html

Twitter handle: https://twitter.com/storyof_suicide
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/storyofasuicide/

Before signing off, I will leave you with some tools that could help you in your journey:

1. Carry a personal totem with you. It could be anything. Could be your favorite pen, batch, sticker of a Buddha, God’s photo, anything! Let that be a reminder of all good there is !

2. Rendezvous: Meet yourself every day. Spend a few moments talking to yourself every day. It could be through a journal, could be an objective observation of thoughts or some healthy self talk.

3. Doodling: Doodling is a great way to heal yourself. You could check out some videos on how to Zen Doodle. It is a great stress buster and helps you in rejuvenating yourself!

4. Coloring: There is no age bar to coloring. Don’t shy away from doing what makes you happy!

5. Connect with the Nature: Walking can do wonders! Go out, walk a little. Embrace Nature. You could also start gardening. Start your own mini-garden, Plant a Tulsi and watch it grow. Water it every day, spend a few minutes with it.

6. Play the Question Game: Have a question in mind? Get hold of the book nearest to you. Think of question, flip to a random page and place your finger on the line. Read out the answer and be happy to have tried a little game of randomness.

7. Charlie Chaplin: Don’t forget to laugh at least once! Have a good laugh. It helps. Charlie Chaplin could help you do that. Watch his videos, spend some time laughing! It is healthy.

8. Listen to Om Mani Padme Hum: You could play this mantra while you are at work, or while you are about to start working. It works wonders! It is available on youtube:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbgHZWwyhcQ
Same goes for Gayatri Mantra too. It has a lot of positive vibrations.

9. Read biographies: Mandela’s Way by Richard Stengel is one of my favorites. I finished reading ‘A Biography of Rahul Dravid: The Nice Guy Who Finished First’ by Devendra Prabhudesai and learnt a lot. Reading stories of inspiring people fuels your soul to keep moving forward. It will help you keep distractions and depressions at bay.

10. Affirmations: Have a set of positive affirmation for yourself and chant them. It could be as simple as ‘I am the best’. Some codes like ‘I can’ could help you in your testing times.

11. H.O.P.E : No, it is not ‘Hold on, Pain Ends’. One of my friend sees it as ‘Help One Person Everyday’ and it is true! You could consider helping one person every day and that counts. Karma can never go wrong.

I hope the tools will serve you in channelizing your potential, All the best!

I thank Indiblogger for letting me know about the story and the wonderful initiative.

Give me the first line!

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I tried an interesting experiment last week. Here is my attempt:
There are two versions of the poem:

Version 1

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In a London taxi,
Someone over the phone “I will check the register and let you know if somebody…”
“Oh God”
Wish I knew what she wanted
You spend your whole life learning what!
Late Last summer I had the good lyrical harmony and line
like the One Touch Canister
the lacquered brightness of boxes and the lingering nimbus of God
tugging her close
Heaven and earth together demonstrated
And yet, she couldn’t deny that she wasn’t entirely fearless, not when it came to love and relationships
“Oh No”
A friend of mine helped me tweak this a little:

Version 2:

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In a London taxi,
someone over the phone : “I will check the register and let you know if somebody…”

Wish I knew what she wanted;
you spend your whole life learning what!
Late last summer I had the good lyrical harmony
and line
tugging her close.

Heaven and earth together
demonstrated the lacquered brightness of boxes
and the lingering nimbus of God.

“Oh God.”

And yet, she couldn’t deny that she wasn’t entirely fearless,
not when it came to love and relationships.
“Oh No”

How did I come up with this poem?

I sent the following message to my friends:
1. Pick up a book that’s closest to you. Magazine/novel.
2. Turn to a random page.
3. Choose either the left or right hand sides of the page.
4. Type out the first line.
5. Mention your source (title, author, pg. no.)

{Note: If the sentence is incomplete, it’s fine. All I need is the first LINE of your random page. Even if it ends up having just 2 words}
I received the following lines from my friends and composed the poem using the lines.

1) I will check the register and let you know if somebody : The Lively Library & An Unlikely Romance, Niranjan Navalgund, Page 29

2) lyrical harmony and line. The lacquered brightness of boxes, Book: A Journey with Elsa Cloud by Leila Hadley

3) speaks to someone over the phone. “Love you honey” he : Confessions on an island, Ayan Pal : Page 78

4) Kaleb lay down in front of her, tugging her close. Heart of Obsidian, Nalini Singh, 103.

5)wish I knew what you wanted (The Essential Rumi by Coleman Banks – pg 93)
6) Omnipresent advertising campaigns, the price positioning as a maker of premium goods, and the lingering nimbus of Steve Job’s personal charisma all contribute to a perception that Apple Offers products so good as to constitute a category of their own. Book: ZERO TO ONE
Page: 52
7) “Late last summer I had the good” travel leisure magazine-july 2016 edition

8) One Touch canister – Tupperware promo magazine
9)And yet, she couldn’t deny that she wasn’t entirely fearless, not when it came to love and relationships. Ttile – like a love song
Author – Nikita Singh
Page No. – 153

10) If you ever find yourself in a London taxi’. It’s from Reader’s Digest June 2016 issue. Story “Street Smart” by Roff Smith.

11) Reference : Looking for Alaska by John Green. Pg 92
The line is :
“Oh no!” The Colonel said “Oh God”
12) “Have heaven and earth together demonstrated
Unto our climatures and countrymen.” Excerpt From: Shakespeare, William.“Hamlet.” PlayShakespeare.com. iBooks.
13) “You spend your whole life learning what”
– I wrote this for you and only you – By pleasefindthis, Pg 166

The Lively Library is live!

The Lively Library & An Unlikely Romance by Niranjan Navalgund, peppers a bibliophile’s heaven with an aura of enchantment, mystery, & a romance that fights against all the odds

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The Lively Library & An Unlikely Romance is live on Amazon.com and Amazon India.

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Author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni mentions The Lively Library!

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The book was launched on July 9th at Atta Galatta, Bangalore.
Signatures of all those who bought the book at the launch:
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Blurb & the cover:
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Word cloud of TLL:
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Consider buying it here:
http://www.amazon.in/dp/938585415

https://amzn.com/9385854151

Happy Reading Bibliophiles!

 

 

Cover, Blurb & the Invitation!

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Blurb:
Unknown to Nayan, the library he inherits from his deceased father, is a mysterious place. Hiriya Halepu, Pu.Nayaka, Kapshi and and many others live there. They have a secret world with celebrations, romances, pangs of separation and conflicts. This is the Book-World. As two souls in this world fall in love, they encounter a strange predicament that separates them from each other. Things go from bad to worse when an unknown enemy sends a threat of destruction to this whole mysterious world. They call their resolute protector, Helmine, who unravels many unknown facets of this world, in an attempt to save it from the danger. The lovers struggle to find each other, and Helmine tries hard to decipher the threat messages. But will she be able to save this world from destruction? Will the two souls in love be united? There are no easy answers. Because, this is no ordinary Library, this is the place where books come to life

The book will be available at Amazon on July 9th.

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Bangaloreans, Do fill the google form and let me know if you are coming 🙂
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XuhVAUY-MXR5F8ZjG5z1lwAth3r1ZX8QSwh4dMI4MPo/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link

For any queries, email: niranjanchess23@gmail.com

 

The Lively Library & An Unlikely Romance

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Hello Bibliophiles!
They say, “A library is the delivery room for the birth of ideas, a place where history comes to life.” Don’t we all agree? But, imagine if libraries could come alive, too. Wouldn’t history be rewritten? Wouldn’t you all be delighted? Wouldn’t books become even better friends to humans? Wouldn’t it be magical?
What if I told you this magic has already begun?
Would you care to join me, The Lively Library, on this magical journey?
After all, as Walter Landor once remarked, “Nothing is pleasanter than exploring a library.” Isn’t it? 😉

‘The Lively Library & An Unlikely Romance’ is getting ready to be read by you.
To make your wait interesting, here are a few snippets about the library:

The Lively Library is a sight to behold. Stretching out till the end, it exudes symmetry and beauty in its innovative, catchy design. The exteriors of the library flaunt delightful colors. You can also see bookmark doodles and stars painted on the walls, lending a joyful energy to the whole premises

There is a curved, serpentine entrance leading to the foyer. It promises thrill, mystery and adventure to anybody stepping inside. The ceiling of the library is wooden and has a giant chandelier and six fans.

The cover is slowly attaining form:

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The book lanch date is fixed as well. Bangaloreans! Be there 🙂
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You can follow my book updates here:
http://www.facebook.com/thelivelylibrary
http://www.instagram.com/thelivelylibrary
http://www.twitter.com/lively_library
http://thelivelylibrary.tumblr.com/

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Wishing you bookish thoughts,
– Niranjan

 

Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu #StorytellingAtItsBest

Godhi Banna bannerGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu (Wheatish Complexion Average Build) is a film that will stay with me forever! I never expected that I would write a post about a movie on my blog. This movie deserves all it could get.

Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aPk9fBdtugg

Simply put, GBSM is a story about a son searching for his missing father. But, there is more to it. Hemant Rao’s story is well crafted with plots and subplots making every moment in the film interesting. Every scene is planned with utmost precision. Be it the cuts, the styles in narrating or the time lapses – every aspect is knotted with perfection.
Great job at captaining the ship!

Some highlights:

Kudos to the entire casting crew!  Villain of the movie- actor Vasishtaa’s voice is amazing and deserves a mention.

The dialogues are great and very well delivered.
Here is one:
“Have you ever observed that our stories begin in the middle of somebody’s story?”

There is a scene that must be watched for the way a particular dialogue has been delivered. Cliche, but worth watching for the way it has been delivered.

“Inside of me there are two dogs. One is mean and evil and the other is good and they fight each other all the time. When asked which one wins I answer, the one I feed the most.”

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There is a scene in the movie where the love story of Shiva’s father is narrated. This is just storytelling at its best!

The element of thrill makes this tale even more fascinating. In addition to the main plot involving the search of Shiva’s father, the writer has a subplot that keeps you hooked till the end.

I was keeping track of the promotion and events of GBSM. Every element of promotion was well planned and executed. For example:
The title promo was released one year ago:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iRE43KTdjTA
Another promo:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jp_QatAvoQU

The way they introduced the characters is also amazing!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfgybBt-yg8

The team also introduced paper cups!
Here is an article by TOI
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/kannada/movies/news/Now-no-more-film-posters/articleshow/51551283.cms

T-Shirts too!

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(http://iruve.in/gbsm)
Music played an important role in the making of this movie. Charanraj’s music is a unique blend of usual and novel. I fail at words to describe his music. Do listen!
The tracks are novelties in themselves! The effect was well achieved through the background scoring too.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o09BhRD9RJc

My favorite song is penned by the actor himself- Rakshit Shetty

I am so happy to share that GBSM has something in common with my upcoming book: ‘The Lively Library & An Unlikely Romance’.  I won’t reveal it here. I want the readers to find out the relevance themselves.

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It is such a pleasure to watch movies like GBSM happening in Kannada! I have seen writers adjusting their scripts to the fit the budget of the movie.  I must appreciate that producer for fulfilling all the requirements and making it BIG. The role of a producer is important in lifting the script and he has done so, wholeheartedly!

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Please go and watch this movie! Unfortunately, we have only one show in Belagavi. I am lucky to have made it to the cinema hall today. Tomorrow being Friday, there is every chance that the movie won’t be here. But, if you get a chance, do watch it.

And you have another reason to watch the film with your Dad: 19th June is Father’s day 🙂

Cheers to the team of GBSM

Thanks for making GBSM!

 

 

 

A Rendezvous between Comfort & Budget

Fun. Freedom. Confidence. The ultimate Urban Cross – Datsun redi-GO – the capability of a crossover with the convenience of a hatchback.

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Snapshot  from the website of Datsun India: Source

What is Datsun redi-Go?
It is a mini-house that lets you go around. There is entertainment and comfort juxtaposed to enhance your experience. The optimization is sure to attract The ready-to-go generation 
of today. The authentic shape and style of Japanese makes it very attractive. It is meant to go easy on your wallet. It is a product that offers great comfort at a decent budget.

Some Highlights of the car

  • The car is solid in five different colors : Ruby red, white, silver, green and grey. Green makes it special for me, it looks grand!
  • There is a possibility that the starting price of the car could be 2,39 Lakh. It makes it a top choice, as this is a place where comfort meets budget! The scheme of pricing is appropriate in India.
  • The Drive Computer offers more clarity on the speed, mileage and fuel remaining. This allows the driver to plan out his visits to petrol bunks too!
  • The car is specially designed to tackle the bruises, scratches and the difficult urban roads
  • The shift indicator conveys the ideal time to shift for best performance and efficient working.
  • I-SAT – Intelligent Smart Automated Technology is super fast in making adjustments in response to fuel quality and power requirement.
  • Better Fuel EconomyWhat makes the car unique?

    1. Datsun Pro-Safe 7
     A car driving experience should help you feel safe and secure. It is a primary prerequisite for an individual. The performance augmented brakes of this four wheeler makes it a top choice at a reasonable price. The reinforced crash protection shell adds up to the overall ability of the car to make you feel safe. The features easily make the car – Reliable.

    2. Air Conditioning Optimized for Indian Weather
    Air conditioning is common in cars, but the special changes and optimization to suit the Indian weather makes this car – special. The 89 CC compressor has a great cooling capacity and it will help you beat the summer outside. The distributed integrator optimizes the reach on the rear seats.

    3. Daytime Running Lamps
    The Daytime running lamps is an added benefit that is rarely seen these days. The running lamps helps keep everyone safe

    The whole country is calling Datsun redi-Go – a unique fusion of compact cross over and urban hatchback, offering the best of both the worlds. It is also a rendezvous between comfort and budget, offering the needful of both the worlds.

    Where would I take this car?

    1. Mumbai to Pune Expressway
    This is considered one of the best expressways in the country
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    Source : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mumbai_Pune_Expressway2.jpg

    2. Beach Road in Chennai
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    Source : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:North_beach_road-chennai.JPG
    The drive on the beach road could be memorable with this car.

    3. Beach Road – Pondicherry
    The beach road in Pondicherry is a popular tourist attraction. It is a 1.5km long road parallel to the Promenade beach
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    Source : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gandhi_status_at_Pondicherry.jpg

    Datsun redi-Go is a well-thought car, designed to make your drive as comfortable as possible at a reasonable price.

    #Redigo Rocks, isn’t it?

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