The bane of remixes

The other day, I tuned into Saavn.com. Being a die-hard fan of Panchamda, I was looking for his music. I found a dedicated channel with his music on Saavn and like a child with a new toy, I was overjoyed. But it was short lived. As I tuned in, I discovered that they had remixesContinue reading “The bane of remixes”

Radio resurrected (for me atleast)

The advent of the television coupled with the streaming video etc. would make one think that it was the death knell for the radio. Who listens to the radio is what they say and many would agree too with that. I would disagree. Given a choice, I would love to listen to the radio overContinue reading “Radio resurrected (for me atleast)”

A Toastmaster’s journey led me to music

Yesterday as the presiding officer of the Bombay Toastmasters Club, I gave a short speech to open the meeting. It encompassed my journey as a Toastmaster which began sometime in September 2013 when I walked in as a guest. I have so far given 8 prepared speeches since then and participated in other activities asContinue reading “A Toastmaster’s journey led me to music”

My P7 Speech – A tribute to my favourite, R D Burman “Musical Heartbeats”

October 24, 2015 was when I presented my Project 7 speech. It was after I gave my Project 8 speech I know but there was a reason for that. Another TM was also giving his P8 so we could defray the cost of the projector that the club would have to shell out. P7 isContinue reading “My P7 Speech – A tribute to my favourite, R D Burman “Musical Heartbeats””

P8 – The Evergreen Inferno

Yesterday I gave my P8 speech at Bombay Toastmasters. The objectives of P8 are: Select visual aids that are appropriate for your message and the audience. Use visual aids correctly with ease and confidence. Time: 5 to 7 minutes Here is the transcript of my speech. Also attached is the link to the video ofContinue reading “P8 – The Evergreen Inferno”

Random Thoughts mid air

These are random thoughts that I penned down mid-air so pardon the incoherence in my mind. As it is I am challenged there:-) My journey to the USA has always had some kind of a twist. When I went in 2010, my mother in law was in hospital but at that time I was goingContinue reading “Random Thoughts mid air”

Sholay – A trendsetter even today

Sholay – A movie? No it is a cult favourite…. As I sit glued to the TV watching Sholay for the umpteenth time, I realise how much the movie means to me. I was a kid when it released in 1975. But in those days too I would have seen it so many times and everyContinue reading “Sholay – A trendsetter even today”

2014 – A New Beginning

The google doodle today is apt as it signifies change of guard from 2013 to 2014. As the clock strikes midnight tonight we will bid adieu to 2013 and welcome 2014. Wish you all a very Happy New Year. May the new year be filled with joy and prosperity. On this occasion, I would likeContinue reading “2014 – A New Beginning”

Tera kya hoga kaliya?

This is a post by Suneel Agarwal of Parichay Brand Consultants Friday is a day for Bollywood movie releases and on 15th August 1975, three years after India celebrated its Independence Silver Jubilee, a movie released this day would leave its indelible imprint for decades to come. While ‘Sholay’ has cut across generations and isContinue reading “Tera kya hoga kaliya?”

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag – An Inspiring Movie

Yesterday watched Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, film based on Milkha Singh also known as the “Flying Sikh”. He bought India to the forefront of the games by winning gold medals in running including setting a new world record. The film is worth watching and is inspiring honestly as to how he overcomes obstacles and works single-mindedly focussedContinue reading “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag – An Inspiring Movie”