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OK Bangaram – Movie Review

Mani Ratnam – A R Rahman is a combination I have never missed. Right from Roja. To say it short, the movie is simple story beautifully told. It is a drama made so skilfully, so colourfully, so musically and so much so I’m falling short of words of expression already. Without going into the details of the story, if you […]

Midwest Dhamaka 2012 – I was there

For those who’re wondering what this Desi sounding name – Midwest Dhamaka was…, it was a Bollywood fusion dance competition held by folks of the University Of Cincinnati, at the School for Creative and Performing Arts, Cincinnati. How did I know about it? Well I’ve friends you know! Okay, one of my colleagues here is […]

Samsung Galaxy s2 Icecream sandwich update

O yea I got my Samsung Galaxy S2 updated with the ICS release today morning. This was a long awaited firmware/OS upgrade to the Samsung’s flagship Android smart phone – the GS2. I’d several questions in my mind for the procedure I’d have to go through to get this upgrade. However, it turned out to […]

mujhse fraaandship karoge – movie review

First up…this movie made me feel like going back 10 years to join undergrad college and re-live it to the fullest! I was browsing through my friend’s Netflix account and bumped into this colorful Facebookey looking movie title. Well I could sort of guess that it could obviously be a college love story, bunch of […]

Zindagi na milegi dobara – a review

First things first, it is beyond doubt that I can say a combination of Farhan Akhtar, Hritik Roshan and Abhay Deol get us to imagine that the movie would definitely have something to go for. Add to that, the likes of Katrina Kaif, Javed Akhtar and Shankar Ehsan Loy, it sure is a tempting mock-tail […]

JBOSS Class Cast Exceptoin – Resolution

I came across this ClassCastException when launching an application packaged as an enterprise archive (.ear) on JBOSS 4.2.2. Without going much into the details of the root cause, here is a way to quickly reconfigure JBOSS to get away. Locate the following files in your JBOSS folder and open them in a text editor. <JBOSS_HOME>serverdefaultconfjboss-service.xml […]

Dhobi Ghat – a review

First words, Dhobi Ghat is a slice-of-life movie that takes us through a phase in the lives of Arun (Aamir Khan) – A divorcee painter who keeps to himself and prefers to stay away from the hustle bustle. Shai (Monica Dogra) – An investment banker from the US, who is in Mumbai on a pretext […]

Leader (Telugu Movie) – Review

After waiting for over a month, after listening to the refreshing and spirited music from the the movie over and over again, and the on going hype on TV, I went to see ‘Leader’ first day second show. Cast: Rana Daggubati, Priya Anandh, Richa Gangopadhyay,  Kota Srinivasan Rao, Suhasini Mani Ratnam, Tanikella Bharani Crew: Director […]

Movies I Saw – LOST season 1

Wrong Turn 3: 6Jun10: Nothing more than some cannibal nonsense. While the plot was predictable, there isn’t much to watch out for, except some mindless acts for money. Waste of time. If you haven’t seen it, don’t see it! LOST – Season 1: 05/04/10: Started watching LOST. Survivors of a plane crash on an island, […]

Eenadu (Telugu Movie) – Review

Amidst the incessant rains, floods and the hype about the movie, I went to watch it though it was drizzling in my hometown. Considering the movie was released recently and it being a Friday evening, I anticipated some crowd at the box office. So we reached 20mins before show time. Though the movie sported names […]

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