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Vaaranam Aayiram

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Everybody who's a good acquaintaince of mine has it written across their biological hard discs (yes people,I've finally joined TCS!) that I am a big time Suriya fan;and mind you,I'm an avid Gautam Menon fan too and this particular movie, Vaaranam Aayiram, which saw the coming together of the duo had kept me waiting for quite sometime..After the lukewarm response that I'd received from other friends who'd already seen the movie,I went in for it with a "clean slate" attitude and zero expectations n voila,what I saw was a movie that was definitely off the track of the Gautam genre of movies (save Minnale, and I liked that movie too) but definitely impressive in its own way.It comes under the "I-can-connect-to-it" kinda movie,you see..
Unless you come from a background that fosters the "put your intellect above emotional pangs!" idea,you will never really learn and discover 'who you think you are' and 'who you really are' b…

Can't really deduce where I'm heading........

I'm sitting on a plush sofa,in a visitor's lounge,where every bit of furniture and adornings available,scream out the very fact that it belonged to the corporate office of an IT giant .The glass door opened from outside and I turned around just in time to realize that my Dad's just joined me.Instead of taking his seat beside my own,he walks straight unto the receptionist (whom I'd not noticed until then)pointed out at me and proudly declare:
"This is my daughter and the jewel of my pride;She's gotten herself a great job at the Campus interview at her college,scored a great score at the Graduate Record Examination and so on....balah blah blah....."
I'm flushed with an unspeakable feeling on realizing how proud I've made my father and.........er,the scene changes.........
Ouch!That hurt!My mum had resorted to bodily lifting me off the bed and had shaken me enough until I'd opened my sleep sodden eyes...memories of my proud dad's declaration cam…