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Mubashar Lucman – Savior of Pakistan

September 2, 2010
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Tweet For all of you who thought Indian journalists defined arrogance, watch this. The gentleman’s name is Mubashar Lucman, and he can be as awesome as they come. In the above video he manages to prove a point with the Pakistani parliamentarian, totally losing the whole debate about what to do with match fixing...
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What An Idea, Sir Jee!

August 31, 2010
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Tweet This latest Idea commercial could easily double up for national integration duty. Interestingly, Abhishek and his run of creative ads for Idea Cellular seems to be going against the Bachchan khaandaan tradition of horribility. Big B’s Navratan oil ad and Aishwarya Bahu’s Loreal ads being cases in point. Dare i add Big B’s adrenaline...
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India’s Got Talent – Harihar Dash

August 19, 2010
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Tweet A new season of India’s Got Talent is on, and I am going to be following this season, just for this guy. Goose Bumps!
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Ring The Bell – Bell Bajao

July 29, 2010
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Tweet The Breakthrough organization has won the Silver Lion at the Cannes Lions 57th International Advertising Festival in France, considered to be the world’s biggest celebration of creativity in communications, for its Bell Bajao campaign against domestic violence. It’s a big deal. It’s like the Oscars of Advertising. Here’s one of their creations. Knock...
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The Dentist of Jaipur

July 18, 2010
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Tweet This is guaranteed to make you squirm. The (roadside) dentist of Jaipur. A lesser dentist sitting in a fancy office will charge Rs 500 for a visit. This one will take hundred and instantly solve your problem. And dont even worry about lack of training. I’ve done a lot of technical work. I...
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Nursery Rhymes Desi Style

July 11, 2010
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Tweet From the Youtube archives, these two awesome videos. Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, done in various Desi classical versions by a rockstar Auntie. BaBa Black Sheep, sung Indian classical style. Fun stuff. I think it is time for me to become an instant sensation with my super funky rendering of Humpty Dumpty, with Junior...
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Jana Gana GooseBumps

June 30, 2010
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Tweet Respect your national anthem. Respect your nation.
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Love Thy Tourist

June 15, 2010
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Love Thy Tourist

Tweet The CommonWealth Games are coming up in Delhi in a few months. The government expects over one hundred thousand foreign athletes and tourists visiting the city. Our attitude towards foreigners needs to change drastically if we hope to entertain any hopes of this being India’s coming-out party in a way even remotely close...
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Haathi Mere Saathi

June 5, 2010
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Tweet This one’s a few years old, but i saw it the first time last week. Check out this awesome Pepsi commercial. Who said Elephants are only to be found in Lucknow? They are wherever there is Pepsi.
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Jewelery That Gets You Married

April 29, 2010
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Tweet This ad makes interesting viewing. So all you mothers-after-your-daughter-to-get-married - take her to a Tanishq showroom and get her to try some heavy jewelery worth a few Crores. That is supposed to change her mind. After all, isnt that what a wedding is all about? Tons of jewelery, fancy food, and an NRI...
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Kajra Re: On Ice

February 21, 2010
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Tweet This seen during last month’s US Figure Skating championship. A Bollywood medley rendered on skates. On Ice. Meet Americans Charlie White and Meryl Davis, rocking the house Bolly style. For a country which had three participants at the ongoing Winter Olympics who didn’t make any news beyond attending the opening ceremony in...
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Mile Sur Mera Tumhara Rehashed

January 26, 2010
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Tweet Can you truly recreate a legend? Probably not. But you can certainly try! Most of my generation grew up listening to that immortal classic Mile Sur Mera Tumhara back in the days of Doordarshan. That song/video will forever remain one of the most amazing memories of my childhood, never failing to give  me the...
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Video: Life At IIM

January 17, 2010
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Video: Life At IIM

Tweet Check this out… The story of IIM, told in the space of 5 odd minutes. Pretty niftily done too! There’s assignments, summer placements, girls (just the one), a temple, divine intervention, and success at last. All elements of a masala movie rolled into a fraction of the time. Interesting stuff. Here’s another one....
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Worst Advertisement Ever?

November 20, 2009
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Tweet Is this what old age and lack of work does to veterans? But then we also have reigning superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan doing ridiculous ads for diverse brands such as Chyawan Prash and Hair Oil. Maybe it isn’t about lack of work. Maybe it’s all about the Moolah!
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Kylie Does Bollywood

September 21, 2009
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Tweet There’s a new song in town. Not just any song, but a Kylie Minogue song. For a Bollywood flick. Yes sirs, the same Kylie Minogue who gave us Red blooded Woman and Cant get you out of my head. The same Kylie whose album has stayed on my ipod for a couple years...
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