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My Birthday weekend In Mumbai, India

My Birthday 11.11.2012: The Year Turns Round Again

I’ve accomplished a lot in a year, and 2012 has been an amazing year for me but this November has been even more special for me.

I became an uncle to a very cute baby girl on 1st Nov, my film got screened at Denver Film Festival, I am producing my 1st 1 hr TV show and Barack Obama got re-elected. \o/

Although I have been constantly working, I have been lucky enough to have had managed some amazing adventures last year around my heavy work schedule.

Thanks for the lovely cards and very slick new iPad Mini 32GB, I do feel very very special to be surrounded by some very sweet people in my life.

Thank you for a great year and I look forward to seeing what the next year brings together!

I owe everything I have to you.

I would also like to share a very beautiful and meaningful song from The National Theatre’s production War Horse.

I haven’t seen the War Horse in theatre yet but brilliant production company I have recently started working for has filmed a commercial for it and it has this beautiful song, with beautiful lyrics.

Commercial for War Horse

The full song ‘The Year Turns Round Again’ from War Horse

A wager, a hat full of guinnies,
against all their songs you can sing,
but some day you’ll love
and the next day you’ll lose
and winter will turn into spring
and the snow falls, the wind calls
the year turns round again
and like barley corn who rose from the grain
a new year will rise up again
and there will come a time of great plenty
a time of good harvest and son
till then put your trust in tomorrow my friend
for yesterdays over and gone
Ploughed, sown, weat (or weed) and mown
the year turns round again
and like barley corn who rose from the grain (could be grave)
a new year will rise up again
a feeling arise, a gleam in her eyes
and the year turns ound again
and like barley corn who rose from the grain (could be grave)
a new year will rise up again

Reuniting an old School Friend

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Omkar karve

Today I met up with an old friend ‘Omkar karve’ from school, whom I hadn’t seen in years. And I was amazed to know that he is now a very good and famous actor. And he even has his own fan club 😛
For the last one year, his TV serial ‘Vahini Saheb’ is running on ‘Zee Marathi’ channel, my mom watches this serial almost every day, I had seen it ones too but I did not acknowledge omkar in it.
I got to know about him through my girl friend as he had been to her beauty pageant event as a guest celebrity.
I told my mom and she said she loves his work and she think he is very very good actor. He has also done one Marathi feature film.

We studied at Paranjape Vidyalaya, Mumbai and Omkar joined my class in 6 standard and left the school at 8th standard as he shifted to pune.
We enjoyed playing long jump and Kabadi after school times.
I do remember ones he had fractured his hand when some guy pushed him in the school
I took him to his house, And from there his mom took him to the doctor. He was very smart by Face and very much round and big in school time 😛 And this is the best I remember of him from the school times.
With little over a week left for me sifting to London from Mumbai we decided to meet. I went to his shoot as it was just 10 min from my house.
It was quite a delight meeting him he is very down-to-earth and good at acting I must say.
He has been nominated in 3 categories this year for some awards I really hope he gets all of them 🙂

Not many people can say they are fortunate enough to still be in good standing with their old school friend. I am one of the lucky ones, I still meet many of my old school buddies over movie or dinner and it’s really fun to catch up on old times.

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