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I watched PK yesterday and I am not happy

Of late whenever I sit down to write something, I find myself at a loss for words. Maybe I am too busy to relax or too engrossed to think of something new but today I read few posts on FB that prompted me or rather irked me enough to scribble down my vague but strong feelings about this.
Yes, I too watched PK. I am no movie buff but I left the hall satisfied. In the first half of the movie I was not quite comfortable with the storyline. It seemed stupid and I was wondering why would a person like Rajkumar Hirani who I admire for making sensible movies would make a fantasy movie. However, by the end of the movie, when I had my share of tears and laughter, I jumped with joy- “Paisa Vasool” and that was it. I thought I would not give anymore thought to the movie but that was not the case. You must have figured it out that I am here to review PK. Well, you are wrong.
While browsing through the wedding photos of hundreds of unknown people on FB, I stumbled upon a post liked by one IIM gra…

Book Review: God is a gamer

It seems that Blogadda is hell-bent on making me read thrillers but I can’t complain because I loved both the books. In contrast to Private India which focuses more on India, God is a gamer focuses on global affairs. Although both the books are very different in stories and plots, one thing is common- Brilliant showcase of turns and twists that glue your eyes to the pages. Now something on the book:
Summary of the Book (From Flipkart)
Aditya is an entrepreneur, running his own gaming company. The arrival of a part-time drug dealer and full-time genius named Varun turns Aditya’s struggling company’s fortunes around. However, things are not as they seem. A banker slips from the rooftop of a high-rise building and falls to his death. A finance minister with his heart on his sleeve discovers that he has made some promises which will cost him far too much. An explosion in Washington D.C. leads the FBI to a chase in Mumbai. The investigators begin to plummet down a world where bitcoins are t…