Praveen Shivashankar

Hmmm.. something about myself?!! One of the kind... :)

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  1. A Pain called Indian Passport Office! — 41 comments
  2. Soulful Songs for Soul – Bhaavageete – II — 29 comments
  3. Bhaavageete: Soulful songs for hearfelt emotions – 1 — 28 comments
  4. Bhavani Ashtakam – An Ode to the Universal Mother! — 13 comments
  5. 2 Movies and a Nite!! — 9 comments

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Fleecing the Farmers – 1

On 11th of March, amidst the growing debate on the Land Acquisition Bill, there appeared an editorial in Times of India. The title of this editorial was “India’s Farmer Fetish”.  The contents of the editorial aside, the very title stands testimony to the bias and the prejudiced mind set that the farmers in the country are …

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My Favorite Musicals from Hollywood – 2

Can you believe this???!!! Ofcourse you do!! This is not the first time I have delayed writing something on this space!! It’s been 4 months since I wrote here!! Last year in July I wrote about my favorite Hollywood musicals, and well, the time has now come to revisit that. So let’s continue our journey. …

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Our Leaders and Us

It took me a long time to appreciate the subtle philosophy embedded in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”.  It is not without reason then, that today I am reminded of this beautiful discussion between Alice and the Cheshire Cat. “I don’t want to go among mad people”, remarked Alice. “Oh! you can’t help that”, …

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Farewell…Capt’n! Oh My Capt’n!

Today, this post will be just one among the many that may be written around the world – one of the many that have been written to express the deep anguish, shock and loss over the death of the genius comic icon – Robin Williams.  I usually try to avoid writing about “breaking news” events. …

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Updates from Dublin…

That’s right! Yours truly is in Dublin! Well its just for a couple of weeks time and I’ve already spent a week from the quota. As can be inferred it is work related. But the travel has helped on many fronts. For one, it showed me just how much I love my own company! One …

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Curtains Open!

And for the umpteenth time…. I am so so so so sorry!! I know I know…even the semblance of readers that may have been hanging around have now finally retired.  I can almost see the cobwebs gathered on this page.  The website has become so dormant that Sajid Khan’s movies have started to seem more …

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