Archive for August, 2006

Here is one of the greatest (?) heroes of Indian cinema, putting to shame all the Supermans, Spidermans, James Bonds and Tom Cruises of the world, just for your viewing pleasure ….. believe me … you don’t need to understand the language (I don’t understand it anyway) to appreciate this stuff. Just follow the links […]


NDTV 24×7 has been airing this clip today that shows how a few idol makers in Kolkata are making idols for this year’s puja with Zinedine Zidane as the demon. I am surprised that it isn’t Jagmohan Dalmiya this year for having played with Dada’s career. Wonder where this idea of Zidane as demon came […]


Vision 2020

24Aug06

A few weeks back, Pratik, a batchmate of mine from ISB had written about where he thought a few guys from the batch would be 20 years from now. Here is my take on what a few guys would probably end up doing in 2020: Alok: Owner of a video game shop laid out in […]


Way 2 go for Way2top !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Visitor count on our very own Big B Baarney‘s fundu blog has reached 100000 !!! Ramki and I had the fortune of being shown on the blog as visitor no. 100000 (though Ramki was a few seconds ahead of me in seeing the count and informed me of the […]


There was a happy news and a sad one that eclipsed the happy one for Indian Classical Music fans yesterday. The happy news was that the Music Academy, Chennai will be conferring the “Sangeetha Kalanidhi” title, considered one of the greatest awards that a carnatic musician can receive, on maestro Sri T.N.Seshagopalan (got this news […]


I bought a Worldspace satellite radio receiver last month here in Bangalore, mainly to hear Worldspace’s 24×7 Carnatic Music Channel called Shruti. I must say I am satisfied with the investment I made (Rs. 1499 for the receiver without speakers and Rs. 500 for a three month subscription), after listening to the channel for whatever […]


Today’s concerts: 1) 5:30PM – Carnatic Vocal by Ganesh (of Ganesh-Kumaresh fame … yes .. violin artist), accompanied by Kumaresh on the violin, V.Praveen on the mridangam and N.Amrith on the khanjira at Sri Ramana Maharishi Academy for the Blind, 3rd Cross, 3rd Phase, JP Nagar 2) 6PM – Bangalore Gayana Samaja – Carnatic Violin […]



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