Saturday, November 07, 2009
Since past one week a movie unit is shooting at Magarpatta for a movie which stars Sanjay Dutt and Irrfan Khan, and is rumored to be the shoot for the hindi remake of Phonebooth movie named "Knock out", the set construction started post diwali during the night when i used to leave office, they have build up a cafe, some road side stalls, a STD/ISD phone booth, with traffic signal and traffic signs, they have tried showing Bandra Kurla Complex area in the shooting, i saw a scene shooting where the junior artistes were supposed to run helter skelter on the road in a scene depticting road violence and police officials running behind the miscreants, Sanjay Dutt also celebrated somebody's birthday on the set, this thursday.
All the employees from the offices at Magarpatta and even the Magarpatta residents thronged to watch the shooting and take a pic of Sanjay Dutt, Sanjay Dutt's vanity van designed by DC was also spotted at the set.
Some links to the movie shooting news: Sanjay Dutt on Ketosis diet to look young in ‘Knock Out’ , Twitter feed of Vikrant deshmukh, Sanjay Dutt and Kangna Ranaut in Mani Shankar’s Knock Out, Pic 2, Pic 3
Friday, November 06, 2009
Samsung's S5230 handset which is popularly known as Samsung Star has raced to 10 million handset sales figure, which is quite an achievement for the company because the touchscreen handset market has already got overcrowded, and this segment is no longer ruled by high-end handsets, In India this handset is available in the Wi-Fi version as well, now retailing under Rs 10,000 it offers a good deal to buyers i'm listing down a short review on this handset.
3 inch screen
Full Fledged Internet Browser (Fast as well, without 3G)
DNSe (Digital Natural Sound Engine)
3 Mpx Camera Smile detection camera feature which offers good picture quality for pics clicked during daytime
Camera not suitable for low-light and night photography
limited themes and apps available
No USB based file transfer available, need to use samsung software
This handset is light weight and acceloremeter is responsive the handset OS also fast, check out the article here
Tuesday, November 03, 2009
A vendor in Bandra - Mumbai is selling the famous Indian Slush Puppie - crushed ice with flavored syrup on top which we call it as gola, he is creative enough to take the Gogola out of Google, check his website here, he is taking party orders as well!
tube5800.com is offering some links for Nokia 5800 users to download collection of wallpapers and themes, links below enjoy!
100 Themes for 5800 | 150 Wallpaper Pack | 200 Wallpapers Mega Pack
Monday, November 02, 2009
Indian Families have been addressed with words like "The Great", "The Big" Indian Family for long, however the current generation is seeing a drastic change in the family structure, which began in late nineties first when we saw emerging trend of Nuclear Families on the rise in India parting ways from the close knit Joint Family system, now we are witnessing a significant drop in this nuclear family as well, there are many factors which are contributing to the shrinking family size in the Urban India, it is true that we have had lot's of chacha's ,mama's, fufa's and other relatives from our maternal and paternal families, but i am sure my kid would not have such big family to deal with, more reading ahead here from an article on Yahoo India
Check out this report from Space.com which lists November 17th as a possible date of a Strong Leonid Meteor shower which would be strongly visible across across most of central and eastern Asia. The Leonid radiant is within the so-called "Sickle" of Leo; a backwards question-mark pattern of stars that outlines the head and mane of the constellation Leo, the Lion. Hence the meteors are known as "Leonids." check out more about this astronomical event here