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I see you – A three hour tickle…

For someone who hasnt been on a date, leave alone the blind one.. the ‘Blind Date’ show at sathyam showed me what to expect from it. I have heard people say that its a risky business going to this show, u could end up watching movies like saw 3… but if it was to be your day, u could be watching the premiere show of say.. a movie like casino royale. Me and my friends werent expecting any such blockbuster, but were hoping to see a movie worth the price of the ticket. I am undecided whether the yet-to-be-released movie ‘I see you’ is worth the 90 bucks… but hey, i am here to comment on it.

Have you ever tried any weed? I havent, but i have heard about the ecstasy it gives. A friend once told me that it was the most blissful moment he had.. ‘Machan… i was laughing like anything (for absolutely no reason), i laughed so much that that my stomach ached and i started crying… the image of me crying was so funny, that i started laughing again…’, the movie was something like this.. it was so devoid of logic (or was it a deliberate attempt to make the movie funny?) that me and my buddies were laughing at every scene. Now, this doesnt rule out the possibility that the movie was good or that the movie was a usual bollywood style movie, for i do not watch hindi movies so much.. but a scene where a brit cop speaks hindi on BBC is bound to tickle not just your funny bone but every bone, muscle and nerve on your body.

Anyway, the movie is about a TV host, who can apparently see the spirit of a girl in coma. He starts hanging out with her, loses his grip on life and ends up falling in love with her. The villian is the doc at the hospital who tries to kill the girl, for she knew too much about his organ trade. The hindi speaking cop investigating the accident that led the girl to coma tricks the doc and gets him arrested.(Hmm.. now who is the hero? the cop or the TV host) And there is this hero’s sidekick who has done the role that would have made ‘circuit’ proud.

It would be unfair on my part if i were to finish this here without mentioning about the audience that watched the movie.. especially the five guys sitting next to me and my pals. They made some of the best wisecracks with perfect timing, that left me wondering at the end of the movie.. How did i sit for two hours watching this?

I Think

Been there.. done that..!!

The best thing about life is that it can surprise you just when you are not expecting one. It is full of mysteries which surfaces with perfect timing and leaves one pondering for as long as appropriate.

Life for me has been monotonous for the past month or so until a couple of days back… when i was struck by two deja vu’s in two days. Now.. two in two days is something that has never happened before.. for me these things happen once in anywhere between 6 to 12 months.

I was particularly interested with the second deja vu. I was diff-ing two versions of a file in gvim(an editor which i have known only for the last month or so), when it hit me.. hey.. i have been here and done this before. It was in a dream i had had 3 to 4 months back, when i was still in infy. That was the time when i was desperately hoping for a career change into s/w development and dreams such as this were quite common. But the most uncommon thing here is that in the dream i was diffing using an editor of which i had absolutely zero knowledge, sitting at exactly the same desk in an office which i never knew.

Anyways, the point here is that these things often raise many questions.. for starters.. can we look into the future? is the future already decided and we just pass through it? or is it just me alone who passes through it and everything around just variables that model my predetermined existence? or is this just a trick of the mind which associates these real life patterns with a mental projection of our deepest wishes? or is this a mere coincidence?

I have been thinking about these ever since the second deja vu and all i could come up with is this blog. 😦