Heroine for a Day


FOURTH WALL : You get to spend a day inside your favorite movie. Tell us which one it is — and what happens to you while you’re there.

There I was pretty as a picture,

Chiffon and pearls,a lovely mixture.

My favorite hero was spouting poetry in perfect meter

 I was his muse, his passion, his love, his raison d’etre

Mesmerized and Mesmerizing at once

My heart was doing  its own little dance.

The Baritone was the voice of my dreams – to die for

The gaze was loving and scorching  – one to live for!

The movie – Silsila with my all time  favorite, Amitabh Bachchan. The role Rekha’s – where passion and love met longing and yearning. Lovers separated by duty and destiny meet again after marriage to discover that some flames never die .. they just remain deep within you.

Am not fond of the ending and so if I was the script writer,  the lovers would have triumphed!

silsila 2

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My fav Baritone


In response to todays Daily Prompt : Voice Work

Your blog is about to be recorded into an audiobook. If you could choose anyone — from your grandma to Samuel L. Jackson — to narrate your posts, who would it be?

Well, this is a “no-brainer” for me.

If it is my choice, I can think of no one other than the legendary Mr Amitabh Bachchan, once described as a One Man Industry to do this. He has aged now, but his baritone still holds the same fascination for me as it held  when I was a teenager , ages and ages ago. I find a ring of truth in his voice when he talks, recites or mouths any dialogue. Perhaps that is why any inane piece of dialogue he would spout in his heydays, whether romantic or full of suppressed angst would touch a chord deep within me. And I would hear it over and over again. Continue reading