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Once upon a time in India, Lagaan released.

The film was a smash hit, was sent as our choice for the Oscars (but couldn’t win, as the jury grew old and died during the interval) and Aamir Khan suddenly became the thinking man’s conscience.

The guy who would never attend film awards because he didn’t believe in them, suddenly seemed to be jumping up and down the red carpet, promoting his film. But of course, he was doing it for the nation.

When Lagaan lost out to No Man’s Land, Aamir Khan told the press that the other film deserved to win. When I saw it, said Khan, I knew that it was better than ours.

From that moment on, Aamir Khan has somehow projected and marketed himself as the voice of the nation/youth/continent/solar system. And it’s fucking annoying.

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Alright, so he chooses to do one movie at a time, reads his…

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India celebrating 66th Republic day with the NAMO government. A lot of newbies added to the grand Rajpath show.

The chief guest was the US President, Barack Obama. This is the first time ever in the Indian history where the US President invited as a guest of honour on Republic Day.

What we achieved in these 65 years of independent, Republic India?

We advanced in population, politics, technology, education, economy, urbanisation, entrepreneurship, foreign investment, transportation, telecommunication, medication, industrialisation, the list goes on. Among all IT industry has mushroomed over a decade making all the major cities a IT hub. That’s a good sign of our economy.People of India are becoming educated, the literacy rate has jumped from 18.33% to 74.04% in these 65 years, however, we could still see the gap between male and female literacy rate.

 

India is the biggest manpower nation; investing more in employees than in entrepreneurs. Rupee rate decreasing gradually, as we’re used to and rely on foreign products in every core of our daily life. We have lot of companies, even though people fly overseas not just for good pay, but for a better living. Political blame game, scams, road/train mishaps, rapes, kidnaps, burglary, suicide are the routine news in our daily news papers. But our attitude is hardly today’s newspaper, tomorrows waste paper!

People of India are genius, patriotic, humble as well. We need these characters to be come in the rows of implementation. One day we could see our rupee jumping high over dolllar. Hope that day comes…