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With a dainty maiden besides me in a tranquil moon light.

Santanam ((1955) was a beautiful movie , that captivated a young boy yet to enter his teens then. And its sweet songs , though the lyrics were nothing more yet to him than a jumble of sweet sounding words , … Continue reading

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The glistening stars crowd around their beau.

From the Telugu movie Aathmeeyulu. Madilo veenalu mroge . Lyric by Aatreya – rendered by P.Suseela – on YouTube: Here is a Unicode version of the lyric. madiloa veeNalu mrOgae aaSalenno chelaraegae madiloa veeNalu mrOgae aaSalenno chelaraegae kalanaina kanani aanandam … Continue reading

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The Yin, the Yang, they are one, poised at a golden threshold.

The calves are deeply in love. Heads over each other’s heels. They regard themselves as one.-inseparable. It’s Advaitism, all the way, for them. Or, is it Visistadwaitam ? Could be, who cares ? They are bewildered that others do not … Continue reading

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Bhringi dances tandavam before a meditating Lord sivaa.

There is a captivating Ananda Tandava dance, no, not by Siva, but a devotee of His, from the 1958Telugu movie Bhookailas. Here is a link to this blissful dance performed for the movie by Gopi Krishna, the celebrated dancer, ( … Continue reading

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Mamma, don’t, for God’s sake, leave us.

The youngsters are concerned. Their mamma is in peril, from a relentless scourge. They are rushing to see her, waste away before their streaming eyes. To be of a bit of solace, to her who has been solace personified to … Continue reading

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The golden girl reforms the roughneck.

One of the many fine movies by the eminent Telugu movie-director B.N.REDDY, is the 1954 hit movie “Bangaru Papa”. I had not seen the movie at that time, but heard the story recounted by Bobby, my elder brother, avidly many … Continue reading

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Weighty conundrums, these are. Leave them aside It is your Job to get on with your life.,

Here is a poignant exchange between an young woman who is sore with the Creator for having condemned her beautiful young companion, to a dreary widow’s existence, and the unfortunate lady who seems to be reconciled to the inscrutable ways … Continue reading

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