Mar 212009
 

Folks, here’s the latest instalment of Incredible India, those Only in India stories. * Even the deaf and dumb are not spared from sexual assaults in India. Several young deaf and dumb girls were repeatedly raped over several months allegedly by their teachers at a school in Tutu, near Shimla. Here’s an excerpt from the Times of India story: More skeletons tumbled out of the closet of Tutu-based disabled welfare home on Thursday, where six girls in the age group of 13 to 21 were raped and sexually abused by their teachers for months. The institute for deaf and dumb, run by […]

Mar 212009
 
I Love You, Man Review - Funny, but Not for Desis

The theme is nice; the lines are funny; the acting is solid. Yes, we enjoyed this delicious comedy. But we doubt I Love you, Man will fly with our desis. At least, not with the Bollywood or Kollywood craving crowd. Maybe, the movie might resonate with the ABCDs but not with most of our regular desi neanderthals stuck in the ice ages of Vadivelu, Rajpal Yadav, Johnny Lever or Brahmanandam. I Love You, Man is the well-told story of a recently engaged Los Angeles real estate agent Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd), who suddenly discovers that unlike his fiancee Zoey (Rashida […]