Topic started by SHYAMSUNDAR.U. (@ 22.214.171.124) on Mon Mar 25 01:58:34 EST 2002.
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VERY IRONIC in a picture on cricket(LAGAAN) the oscar award has landed in "no man's land" from BOSNIA.SADLY,SHYAM SUNDAR.U.
- From: Common Friend (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Mon Mar 25 07:00:11 EST 2002
NO worry Yaar.
Lagaan is one amoung the five and at last only one can win. Like cricket, what is more important than winning is playing with spirit and passion.
Aamir did exactly that. I wish better luck next time for India.
We will win..pretty soon.
But,..why am I (and many more) are so bothered about some foriegn Award which does not understand our culture at all.?
- From: magix (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Mon Mar 25 08:20:07 EST 2002
am very sorry to interrupt the patriotic fervour,
but i guess it's Loses and not Looses.
ayaho, naan migavum jaasthiyaaga angilam padikiren!
- From: ROTFL (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Mon Mar 25 09:27:27 EST 2002
Why am I reminded of Loose Mohan? :)
- From: Isai Priyan (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Mon Mar 25 10:44:01 EST 2002
I am much relieved now!!
It would have been a huge disappointment for Kamal, had Lagan won an Award as it would be the first film to do so, after so many Kamal entries had failed in the past.
I guess Kamal also must be very relieved now!!!
- From: WhyNot (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Mon Mar 25 11:04:28 EST 2002
Eight kamal entries to be exact. "Moondraam Pirai", "Saagara Sangamam", "Saagar", "Nayagan", "Devar Magan" and "Kurudhi Punal", "Indian" and "Hey Ram"...I heard some propaganda talk of sending Aalavandhan for oscars next year or some crap like tat. I dont know if it wud qualify (going by date of release), but god save india if it did. In a live Sun TV interview, I heard kamal sneering at the oscars (tis was way before Lagaan's nomination) foreign film category and talking about how the only justice wud be for an Indian winning best actor for acting in a Hollywood production (and took the trouble to say he wud be very interested if such an opportunity came about). His ego knows no bound.
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