- Schindler's List - To teach them kindness and importance of good deeds.
- The Pursuit of Happyness - To tell them that no matter how hard the situations are, with hard work and dedication they can turn them around.
- Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge - To tell them that it is ok to fall in love, to hope for love.
- Romeo and Juliet (hopefully an old version) - To tell them falling in love is not easy and not all love stories are rosy.
- Tamanna - To tell them that bonds of love are what define a person more than money, status and even blood relations. lntroduce them to the world of social evils prevalent in our society. To tell them not to believe in stereotypes.
- Andaz Apna Apna - To teach them to be silly, mad and have a good laugh, even at their own expense.
- Superman - To tell them about my first love, to tell them that even superheroes are not invincible, and most importantly to tell them not to perform any of the tricks at home!
- Avatar - Simply to take them to a realm of imagination and creativity, to tell them to think beyond the set norms, to give wings to their dreams.
- The Dead Poet's Society / Mona Lisa Smile (both have similar themes, difference is in the gender connect) - To tell them to dream, believe in them and fight for them if necessary.
- Harry Potter (all the series) - To make them believe in magic, after all what is life without a bit of magic.
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Thursday, August 16, 2012
I am a confused neo-nationalist, pop-patriotic today’s Indian youth. I do not really understand or value independence. Maybe, being born in countries such as Syria, Egypt, Libya, Tunisia and Yemen would have changed my outlook. But, I care not. Yes, I am a confused neo-nationalist, pop-patriotic today’s Indian youth.