It’s IPL Slanguage time!-IPL slang story

It’s IPL time, which means hordes of cricket buffs in nammooru are thronging the stadium to cheer for their favourite squad or sitting glued to their TV screens to catch an intriguing match. From sakkath shots to bombaat bowlers, we’re getting to watch some exhilarating moments and brilliant players this season. As IPL enthusiasts across the [...]

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Creative|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

The “Y” word – know the slang

‘Yapppaaa’ I went when I saw something stupid happen at college and my non-Bangalorean friend went – what in God’s name is Yappa? I smiled and said, ‘You will learn about the awesomeness of the word in the coming days, my friend. Let me list out some of the reasons why this word is simply [...]

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Creative|Tags: , |1 Comment

Akka nanonda kanasu kande

"ಕನಸು" ಹಲವರಿಗೆ ಸುಂದರ ಅನುಭವ, ಮತ್ತೆ ಕೆಲವರಿಗೆ ಭಯಾನಕಥೆಯಿಂದಿರುವಂತಹುದು. ಕನಸೆ ಹಾಗೆ ನಮ್ಮ ನಿರೀಕ್ಷೆಗೂ ಮೀರಿದ, ನಮ್ಮಲ್ಲೇ ಇರುವ, ನಮ್ಮ ಭಾವನೆಗಳು. ನಮ್ಮ ದೇಹ ನಿದ್ದೆಗೆ ಜಾರಿದಾಗ ನಮಗೆ ಚಿತ್ರಿತವಾಗುವ ಸ್ಥಿತಿ. ಪ್ರತಿದಿನ ನಮ್ಮ ಕನಸುಗಳಿಗೆ ಅರ್ಥವಿದೆ ಎಂದೆನಿಸದಿದ್ದರು ನಮ್ಮ ಸುಪ್ತ ಮನಸ್ಸಿನ ಆಳದ ಭಾವನೆಗಳನ್ನು ಕನಸಿನ ರೂಪದಲ್ಲಿ ನೀಡುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ನಮ್ಮ ಮೆದುಳಿಗಿದೆ ಇದನ್ನು ಅಲ್ಲಗಳೆಯಲು ಕಷ್ಟಸಾಧ್ಯ. ಇದೆಲ್ಲ ಮಲಗಿರುವ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಯ ಅನುಭವವಾದರೆ,ನಮ್ಮ ಮನಸ್ಸು ದೇಹವೆರಡು ಜಾಗೃತ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಇರುವಾಗ ಕಾಣುವ ಕನಸು ಇದಕ್ಕೆ ಭಿನ್ನವಾದುದು.ನಿದ್ದೆಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Categories: Creative|Tags: , |0 Comments

Kannada in RVCE !

ನೀ ಮೆಟ್ಟುವ ನೆಲ ಅದೇ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ, ನೀನೇರುವ ಮಲೆ ಸಹ್ಯಾದ್ರಿ | ನೀ ಮುಟ್ಟುವ ಮರ ಶ್ರೀಗಂಧದ ಮರ, ನೀ ಕುಡಿಯುವ ನೀರ್ ಕಾವೇರಿ || Nee Mettuva nela ade Karnataka Nee Eruva male sahyadri | Nee Muttuva mara shrigandhada mara Nee Kudiyuva neer kaveri || These lines have been extracted from a poem by Kuvempu, the first ‘Jnanapeetha’ awardee from Karnataka. [...]


[This is a Six part series of my travelogue to Europe] EPISODE : 1/6 It was a holiday that a family which traveled rarely took. I scantly remember going to a family trip far away to 'Badri Kedara' when I was three years old. Other trips were to Tumkuru, Mysuru and Mangaluru.  Traveling was never a part of [...]

By | July 12th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Society, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |6 Comments


  I recently saw a video on YouTube by NamduK team. They talk about the best Kannada films in 2015. Their choices are: Krishna Leela, Uppi 2, Rangitaranga, Kendasampige, Naanu Avanalla Avalu and Aatagara. They also pick on a very important topic in the video, “the good Kannada movies”. Many a times, I have been [...]

By | March 4th, 2016|Categories: Creative, Society|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments