Nope, not a short story but just an interesting observation from my life! Many
would vouch for my ‘memory’ but I go by Einsten’s saying “Never
memorize something that you can look up” ;) rightly so, why to overload
such a minuscule of memory? Instead, why not chose to store only
selected few experiences, moments, learnings of life… As
I sat with a cup of tea this morning I realized it was end of September
already! The same moment I had a revelation that September has been a
month of memories for me. Just reliving some of those Khatti meethi
yaadein (sour and sweet memories) here…
September saw me take my first steps – nope not kidding, in many ways
these were my first indeed as I took my very first independent decision
and chose the path less traveled then in my marital life. 2003
September, I met one of the most challenging project goals, which was a
career-defining moment for me. The same evening, I got the shocking
news that I lost my ‘chittapa’ (mausa / dad’s younger bro) who was hale
and healthy just a few days prior. He had helped us go through a tough
time when my dad was diagnosed with cancer and had to go through a major
September, at a vital phase in my career, I took a decision to part
ways with my 12+ years employers NIIT – place that enabled me explore a
lot of my potentials and enriched me with life time experiences and
learning. Same month, I decided to re-join IBM; a decision that allowed
me to pave a new path altogether in my life! 2008 September was yet another life-defining month in many ways!
It was confirmed that dad had a relapse of his tumor and in final stage…
by a life turner event of meeting Gops. Along came ‘Saaral’ that
brought along a brand new phase in my life and made me identify a ‘new
A blogger was born, thanks to Saaral. Started it reluctantly but now I’ve 2 blogs :)
to my roots, Chennai, after 17+ yrs at one of the most cherished places
where I spent prime time of my life - ‘New Delhi’. So many lovely souls in my life now, can’t thank enough!
Before I realized, Lensmangops Pictures happened! It gave way to so many new and exciting avenues…
2012 September heralded a month of milestones:
I complete my 5 yrs with IBM – undoubtedly one of the most flexible organizations to work with!
Maayasiragu, our third short film that received rave reviews from likes of Balu Mahendra sir, crossed 1 lakh views on youtube!!!
Exciting leg of work began with screenplay writing sessions for ‘Aghavizhi’.
continues with its amazing Twists and Turns… As I see it, our life is a
journey of self-discovery and certainly the most exciting... Its
biggest lesson is ‘every life begins, goes through changes and finally
ends someday’! Each moment is to live, experience, learn, and move on…