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Saala system hi kharaab hai

Posted on September 25, 2011

<Bad things ahead. Be warned> I have a shitty digestive system. Literally and figuratively. To be frank, none of my systems are up to the mark. Digestive, Excretory, Circulatory, Nervous –  You name it. All are equally disappointing. I think when God was distributing healthy organs I was probably sitting in a corner tweeting lame jokes(and checking the number of retweets every now and then). But I’ll still blame God for going all CWG on my body – the infrastructure is so appalling. According to a recent theory, I can blame this on something else but it is easier to assume that God ditched me and all the goodies went to John Abraham. So here I am, stuck with a digestive system that is…



Posted on September 14, 2011

Lately, we’ve been listening to a lot of 90s music thanks to a new room-mate. And the more I listen to those songs, I am inclined to believe that Bollywood is mighty inspired by technology. Take this song for example. ‘Kaash kahin aisa hota, ki do dil hote seene mein, Ek toot bhi jaata ishq mein toh, taqleef na hoti jeene mein’ (Loosely translates to: I wish I had two hearts in my thoracic cavity. That way, even after a heart-break, it wouldn’t hurt to live) Can there be a better way to understand the concept of Backup?   Or this one. Thoda sa pyar hua hai, thoda hai baaki. (Loosely translates to: Some love has happened, some remains) There you have it. Bollywood’s…


Ab Billi Duur Nahi

Posted on September 7, 2011

*drum roll* In a second-of-its-kind event, I’ve decided to appear for CAT this year. Three years ago, I undertook a similar adventure. Here is how it ended:   But 2008 was a long time ago. Things were different. I was jobless. CAT was pen and paper. I had to punch the guy next to me because he wanted to discuss the paper while all I wanted to do was to return to my bike and grab a plate of decent poha. This is 2011. A few things have changed. I have a job. CAT is all pro-metric and IITs are pro-CAT. My ilk has lost its credibility somewhat. But like in 2008, even this year I’m as prepared for this examination as the Indian…