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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Channel [V]'s Changing Room Ad

Channel [V] India - is going for a makeover (on August 22) and they are advertising it all over. This 'peek into the changing room' ad is from their change campaign. They even have a website up to drive the excitement.

When I first saw the ad, must admit, it totally fooled me. I thought that someone has uploaded one of those voyeur mobile phone recordings (aka MMS clips) of changing rooms at stores. But it is not (else it wouldn't have been on this blog).

Others who have seen this share similar experiences. Some thought they had accidentally a reached porn site. Good idea. Inexpensive to execute. Good fun.

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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Partner Condoms: Ask for PC

It's been quite a while since I posted a condom ad. So here it is:

Partner premium quality flavoured dotted condoms
Partner premium quality flavoured dotted condoms.

Looks like Medikit got this ad made from an in-house intern.

And much like Kamasutra's 'Jusk Ask for KS', you'll have to ask your chemist for a 'PC'.

Chances are, he might just direct to the nearest Nehru Place like computer hardware hub or better still, send you to North Block, Central Secretariat, New Delhi, to go find the Home Minister.

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Will Kaminey Rise Above the Kabaad?

Kaminey Title"I'm longing to watch a good film on the big screen. Hope Vishal Bhardwaj doesn't disappoint," said an exasperated Bollywood-fan friend.

Let me add a little more weight of expectations on Vishal Bhardwaj's shoulders (I've long given up hope on Ram Gopal Varma), "Me too".

2009 is almost two-thirds snuffed out, and there isn't still a single big-budget Bollywood release that was worth the while. Thanks to smaller films like Dev D, Barah Aana and Firaaq, that my 2009's worth of films wasn't completely worthless.

Besides Kaminey (and Quick Gun Murugun, ofcourse), I don't see any other movie for which I'll be munching overpriced popcorn in a dark hall.

Shaid Kapur in KamineyVishal's oeuvre is impressive, from the endearing Makdee to the dark Omkara, with Blue Umbrella and Maqbool in between, it should just get better and better (unlike RGV).

In an era where actors rule, there are very few movies that sell by the name accompanying the director's tag. Kaminey is one such film. Vishal is one such director.

I've had enough of these fake hits (read Kambakkht Ishq) and monumental flops (read Chandni Chowk to China), I now desperately need paisa wasool. No more films like Manmohan Singh's speeches - high on promise, low on impact.

I think Shahid Kapur, though he often looks a decade younger than his female leads, will make it really BIG, the SRK -ype big. And boy, can he dance! Anyway he has been doing that for many years, people have even been looking for him amongst the dancers dancing behind Aishwarya Rai in Taal. Still a long way to go, but he'll reach there. Almost all of my female friends seem to agree.

And Vishal Bhardwaj, the review of your film that I post on this blog better not have the title - 'Kaminey makes a ch*tiya out of us.'

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Friday, August 07, 2009

Outlook magazine Vol. 1 Issue 2

I still remember the first issue of Outlook. My brother visibly proud of his 'discovery,' threw it across to me and said, "Its good."

And I find it today, online.

Outlook. October 18, 1995
(The issue would've been released on October 11)

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