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Welcoming 2015

Welcoming 2015
Welcoming 2015

New Year‘s first day….. A year has passed and suddenly I am looking at memories of last year with a different perspective. As if I am reliving each day of last year, today.

Welcoming 2015

I am thinking about all the people I met last year. I am remembering those whom I have lost this past year. I am thinking about all those silly worries of last year, who no longer means to me anymore. I am thinking about those small changes I did in my life to make my life better. I am remembering this whole past year as if today is the day of judgment; of finding out what I did right and what wrong?

Welcoming 2015

I am doing it since yesterday. Yeah, I know, I think too much.

Even when I was celebrating New Year, I was self evaluating myself for the events of past year.

Now, when I am writing about all of this, it made me realize that actually, my last year was perfect. Infact all the years were.

I am what I am, because of what my past have taught me. And I am happy with the result. I am happy with myself.

I am happy with what I am today.

Welcoming 2015

I am happy with the quality of people who came into my life. I am also happy for the quantity of people who are no longer in my life. Seriously, my life is better without them. I am happy for the loved ones who have lost the journey of life, and are no longer with us; because somewhere they have taught us the true meaning and worth of life. I am satisfied that small things of life do irritate me. I got worried about silly things, means that I do notice all the small details and little happiness of life. I value them.

Welcoming 2015
Welcoming 2015

The thing that I am most happy about is that I did change myself. I did improve. I did small things that matters to me and people around me. I am happy because I have helped other. I am happy because I have accepted, where I was wrong. I am happy because I have learnt from my mistakes. I am happy for being myself.

What I want from this New Year is that – Make me a better person, than the one I was last year.

Welcoming 2015

Grateful for everyone and everything, because Life is just Perfect.

Happy New Year!!!

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Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

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Thanksgiving is here and so is the biggest deal event day – Black Friday Sale.

Those who are not aware of this Mega Sale phenomenon, Black Friday is celebrated next day of Thanksgiving each year. Black Friday is the official starting of holiday shopping season.

If you are curious, why it’s called Black, then don’t worry, there is nothing gloomy or dark about this day, but rather Black is the color of Gain in financial record books, thus Black means good here. 🙂

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

Big stores like Target, Walmart, Kohl’s and even Amazon like online stores, come up with huge number of deals to attract shoppers. These deals includes electronics, clothes, Mobiles, appliances, tools, and every other imaginable thing that you can buy.

Shoppers will make long lines in front of stores, waiting hours just to grab their interested deal item. To put in concise words – this is the biggest Shopping Festival.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

If you are not still ready for this mega event then read on, because we have collected some major helping tips for you to have the best shopping experience this Black Friday.

  • Make a List – It may sound mundane, but this should be the first thing that you should do. So, make a list of all the items that you want to buy.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Do Research – Search for the best brand and store for your list items. For example, if you want to buy a TV, search which type (smart, hdtv, plasma, etc…) you want. Then research on which brand like Samsung, Sony, Vizio; which suits your need most. Then lookout for the store giving you the best deal on it. Always compare prices and features at this point.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Sign up for Store Emails – They are annoying and do spam your inbox, but this is the time, when those promotional store emails are beneficial. Sign up, and you will most probably get some great deal with extra discount, right in your mail.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Be Social – Every store and Brand has its Facebook or Twitter page nowadays. Follow them and you will get to know everything from their sales timing to their maps.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Use Store Apps – Many big stores like Walmart have their own apps. Reason for downloading these apps now, is that you will get to know every change in deals at the very instant. Not to miss, you will be seeing map of your favorite item’s location right on your phone.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Search for Coupon Codes – This is a great way on saving some more money. Mostly our sign up mails will serve the purpose but additionally you may want to visit your product’s website and there search for coupon codes.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

 

  • Create a Budget – now, you have a fair knowledge of what you want and for how much, so list down every item along with the maximum stretch budget allowance for that item. This will stop you from over spending and also made you realize the items you don’t really want to buy this time.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Shop Smart – It is time to go to store. Our advice, wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Take your water and food/snacks with you. Charge your phone fully. Take an ipod or a book to kill some waiting time there.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Divide and Conquer – Try to shop in a group. Assign each individual their items to grab. If you are shopping in the same store, plan the timings of each. If in different stores, always keep in touch with phone. You will be able to pick more items in less time.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Check Return Policy – Always ask the cashier or customer support at the store about the return policy of your product. Some deal items do not have it, so be sure of what you are buying. Also try t get a gift receipt for the items you are buying for others. This way they can return them if they want.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

  • Stay in the comfort of your home – This is our favorite advice for Black Friday Sale. Stay at home and shop online. There is now very little difference in terms of deals online and in stores. So, if you want to avoid the crowd and hassle, go the online way. Sites like Amazon offers great deals on Black Friday every year, just lookout for the shipping details too.

Are you ready for Black Friday Sale?

Now that you have read all our tips, you are ready to jump in this mega sale hysteria, called Black Friday.

We wish you all the luck and lots of deals for this year’s Black Friday Sale.

Happy Shopping!!!

Saturday Scroll – A fuuny Quote for you

“If people winked in real life as much as they do in text messages this world would be a pretty creepy place.”

~ Anonymous

 

Tuesday Talkies – Rang Rasiya / Color of Passion

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi Verma
Rang Rasiya – Story of Raja Ravi Verma

I was waiting for the release of this film since it was screened at cans in 2008, but Indian censorship took its toll on this movie, and finally it is released. Main motivation for me to watch this movie was the film protagonist – Raja Ravi Verma. I wanted to see the story of that man who revolutionized the way we see our mythological characters. The man who was responsible for first creating the poster of Goddess Laxmi standing on a lotus flower, the way we saw her today in every Diwali poster. The man who made sari clad Indian women looked sexier and elegant at the same time. The man who made come alive ‘Shakuntala’, Damyanti, Urvashi, Menka, Saraswati and many more. The man whose imagination defined the pathway for Indian arts and paintings.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi VermaYou can write a book on Raja Ravi Verma and still you won’t be able to do justice to capture his large persona, so when it came to capturing his life in an almost 2 hour long movie, I was skeptical. But, I was not disappointed.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi Verma
Rang Rasiya – Story of Raja Ravi Verma

‘Rang Rasiya’ is an Indian film based on the life of famous Indian Painter ‘Raja Ravi Verma’. This film is directed by Ketan Mehta of ‘Mangal pandey’ fame. It stars Randeep Hooda as the famous painter himself, and Nandana Sen as his muse. Feryna Wazheir and Paresh Rawal also plays a pivotal role in the movie.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi Verma
Rang Rasiya – Story of Raja Ravi Verma

This movie portrays character of Raja Ravi Verma from childhood moment of painting elephant on a temple’s wall to his old age when he get motivation to change his course of painting and focus on common people rather than Gods and deities. The way this character rebels against the norms of society is commendable. His selfishness when it comes to painting is shown honestly. His guilt, his progression, his imagination, everything is filmed beautifully.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi VermaThe very first moment you will see the title song of the film, you will be hooked to it. It is like watching a beautiful painting taking shape in every scene of the film. But to advise you, this film is not for everyone. My husband almost dozed off twice while watching it and ultimately he left.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi VermaRandeep Hooda has proven himself again. He has aged gracefully in this film, with every scene maturing his acting skills. His progression from a clueless but passionate painter to the one who is just eager to defy everything that comes in the way of portraying true art, is commendable. He has looked every bit of Raja Ravi Verma. Most laudable were the scenes of court, or his reaction when he saw his muse for the last time.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi VermaNandana Sen is one brave actress. She has done justice to Raja Ravi Verma’s life and paintings. She has looked beautiful and acted superbly. She was vulnerable yet strong, jealous but still madly in love, she was the goddess and yet she was the earthly woman, who could only live in imaginative world of his lover. Most worthy of the praise is the scene when she discovers that her existence to Ravi Verma’s life is only in his imagination. Nandana Sen has etched a lifetime role.

Rang Rasiya - Story of Raja Ravi VermaRang Rasiya‘, as a film is not perfect, it’s not even close to that, but if you watch it for Raja Ravi Verma, than it is far more that perfect. It is a masterpiece, just like all the paintings of Raja Ravi Verma.

 

Note: All Photos credit to Rang Rasiya’s Facebook page.

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