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Welcome to the Puppet Show!

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A very famous dialogue in Indian movie name ‘Anand’ goes as “Hum sab to rangmanch ki kathputliyan hain jiski dor us upar wale ke haathon main hai.” English translation of the dialogue is “We all are stage’s puppets whose string is in that Man’s hands.” In the movie the actor was talking about life and death and god is the one who has the control. But over a period of time, I realized it is not just about life & death. We are puppets in each phase of our life. When we were kids, our parents and teachers had the control, in college friends and again teachers had control, in office our boss has control, after marriage our life partner has a control and it goes on and on till God pull the string and we are dead. I have read so many books and quotes where people say you are the leader or controller of your own life but how many times have we actually controlled our life? How many times jealousy has not over taken your emotions, how many times you have stopped crying over broken re

Book Review: Hunger Games Series

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Hunger Games.. Hungry for more! Hunger Games.. sounds familiar, isn't it!. That's because it is the biggest block buster in cinema halls now a days. I came across hunger games movie first as I am Hollywood movie addict. I never realize that it is based on book by Suzanne Collins named ‘The Hunger Games’. After watching the movie and also trailer of second installment of Hunger Games, my hunger for reading this book increased. So I caught hold of all 3 books and started reading. This book broke my record of reading books fastest. Last it was held by Harry Potter. I completed all 3 series and watched second installation of the movie before I write this blog. Beware people, this can be the spoiler for you! Hunger Games: The story is about a country called Panem, post destruction of North America. The main city is called ‘Capital’ ruled by President Snow and it is surrounded by 13 districts. Each district plays a role to provide various requirements to the capital.