Tuesday, July 18, 2006
SHAH RUKH KHAN
On 2nd November 1965 a normal occurrence happened at the Talwar Nursing Home in New Delhi. Just like many newborns, I was born with the umbilical cord entangled around my neck. A nurse said that it was by the blessings of Hanuman and that I would be a very lucky child. I don’t know if I believe in it but it is the one thing I was told by my parents about my birth that I remember.
We lived in Rajinder Nagar, I even remember the house number it was F-442. I have vague memories of my playschool, I think it was called Tiny Tots and was right next to our house.
After playschool I began my formal education at St. Columbia’s High School, New Delhi. It was near Gole market, run by Irish brothers who believed in discipline and a very high standard of education.
I can recall my first day and the teacher who interviewed me, Mrs. Bala, asked me to tell her what my father’s profession was. And at that point my father had a transportation business; I had seen him dealing with tempos, trucks, etc. I believed anyone having anything to do with vehicles was a driver. So I replied that my dad was a tempo driver. Mrs. Bala told me that I had very cute dimples and then asked me to kiss her. That was my first kiss. Oh yes, and I was admitted to the school.
We were given black and golden stars for our behaviour and test results. Five black stars meant lying across Mrs. Balas’ lap and getting spanked three times, I think. Being quite naughty I was spanked a lot. I wish the same treatment were meted out to me even now. Looking back one realizes that what one thought punishment was actually quite pleasurable.
Overall my early years of schooling were quite wonderful. I had my share of spanking, and was often made to stand in the corner with my finger on the lips. I was forced by my teacher to learn how to swim by being thrown into the water and expected to survive with gallons of water in my stomach, eyes and ears. Till date I hate swimming…and my teacher for subjecting me to this torture.
But all said and done I love all my teachers. They were very kind and sweet. I guess the essence of one’s life is developed during these formative years. And I feel I had the best formative years because of the nice teachers I had.
Here’s to all of them…good morning ma’am and thank you ma’am.
Filmgraphy (My Fav Film Only..hehe)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Phir Bil Dil Hai Hindustani (2000)
Chalte Chalte (2003)
Veer Zara (2004)
Kabhi Kushi Kabhi Gham (2001)
Main Hoon Na (2004)
Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)
Yes Boss (1997)
Kal Ho Na Ho (2003)
One 2 Ka 4 (2001)
"You Know You're In Love When Something Is Happening"
from Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Film(1998)....
"Are Ar Are" from Dil To Pagal Hai Film (1997)
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