Posted: 09 February 2008 at 4:01am | IP Logged
Hi this is Roja from the Tamil section. Encouraged by the
welcome I got for my article " Monkeys Take over the
World" , here is some thing i wrote in our Fun pages. I
would like to give an intro for this - basically I try to
include all the Tamil Forum members and write articles
about how these mega serials affect the sanity of viewers.
Normally, I do have some Taminglish mixed but here I
have substituted all the Tamil words with English. All the
serials and characters mentioned here can not be translated
but when you read you will be able to appreciate - I am sure
that there are similar dragging Hindi/English serials as well
and this can happen anywhere. I have archived my articles
and after reading this if any of you are interested, I can
furnish the link. I feel that the only way to keep our sanity
is by laughing and so the serials are always made as a laughing
stock - nothing to do with the actors/actresses -- just the
characters. Regards, Roja
IF Tamil Serials' Fans' Lounge.
The lounge is gloomy. All the members are present
but every one looks very upset. What is wrong??
We are about to find out.
Dasa still has a tonsured head. He has a season
ticket to Thirupathy. But what he needs to face
now is monumental - Atina is away and he just has
Meli to consult. He thinks " Please God, solve this
problem for me and I will bring all our Tamil IF members
to Tirupathy ( Balaji Shrine).
Meli has her exams coming soon and now this....
"Oh God, why should this happen now of all the times?"
Thus thinking she is trying to gather whatever info
Dasa has asked for.
Rathy is sitting in one corner and crying her
heart out. She cant believe that such a thing could happen!!
Rhodes is walking up and down - " how do we go
about this? some thing has to be done....."
Sue has forgotten all her analyzing skills - all that
she can think of now is just the present predicament.
Caryn is sitting by her side and coaxing her to use all
her analyzing skills to arrive at some decision.
Serial and Usha are having a hushed conversation.
Usha is seen grinding her teeth - " let me get hold
of the culprits, I would think of such a punishment that
they will never ever forget!!"
Madhu is pounding on her laptop and is peering into
google earth - she is looking for some location.
Pat is having some serious discussion with her lawyers.
Her eyes are red with lack of sleep. She is asking
the lawyers to arrive at some action plan.
Kabee and Swash are pounding on the telephone.
Looks like they are trying to contact all the
henchmen of Kolangal. Rhodes yanks the phone
from their hands and yells - "what if some of them
are involved in this? we will get in to more
trouble. Think of some one else - some body totally
outside this field".
We hear some stray conversation floating around -
"where was she? who saw her last? what was she wearing?
hope it is the usual faded jeans and T shirt??!!
was she talking to any one outside the lounge?
Police complaint lodged?" ........
Roja has been kidnapped - that is the reason for all
this commotion. The IF members miss her a lot in spite
of her pranks -
The telephone rings. Everybody gathers around that
and Dasa is the spokesman. Dasa picks up and says
"hello". A gruff voice answers " I need to talk to
some one who can take decisions, are you authorized
to do that?" Dasa answers affirmatively and wants to know
the reason for the call. The voice asks him to wait for
an hour for the next call and hangs up.
All try to talk at the same time - they are confused
totally and want to know the demand - is it money, any
document ...... or what???? All the members are checking
out their bank statements to see how much they can raise
if it is a ransom.
Pat is dejected - she has spent so much on lawyers -
mostly because of Roja who has the uncanny knack of
getting in to trouble all the time!!!
The phone rings - Dasa springs forward and picks it up.
Gruff voice (GV)again - " Do u have a friend called Roja?"
Dasa curses his fate and answers "yes" - he cant fathom
how he ended up having a ' FRIEND' like Roja!!!!
GV : " awww , so she did give the right info."
Dasa: " hey look, don't do anything drastic, ok? Just
tell me what you want and we will settle amicably. What
do u want - money?? or any thing else??? let me know"
GV : " Oh yes, I do have a demand but I cant discuss
that over the telephone. Don't go to the police. You can
bring along two more people with you for the negotiations.
Come to this place .... " He gives directions to a remote place
and Dasa agrees.
There is a commotion again - who are the two to
accompany Dasa??? - Dasa wants a lawyer to come and
decides on Pat to be the second. He orders Meli to hold
fort and keep the phone free all the time. Dasa's hands
are shaking and so the lawyer drives. The trio reach the
place - it is one of those palatial mansions and they see
a whole load of security guards, dogs etc., etc., The trio
are let in after a metal detector scanning and they enter
the spacious formal drawing hall.
Four well groomed men are sitting around a table and
the hall is echoing with screams from inside a room.
Pat reaches up to one guy's collar and asks " what are
you doing to our friend? Be rest assured that if anything
happens to her, you will be brought to trial and we have
the best punisher in the world - beware"
The man gives a strange look and shrugs Pat's hand.
He signs to a maid who is bringing a plate loaded with
cash, jewellery, sweets, fruits and what not. She places
that in front of a speechless Dasa and Pat. The lawyer is
aghast and stunned.
The man speaks now with his gruff voice " Please can you
take all this and take your friend along? She just barged in
here last night from nowhere and ever since she landed the
women of my house have gone crazy. She brought some DVDs
with her and has been playing them. The screams you just
heard are from that room - please go in and check. If you
want more money just ask, ok??" - thus saying he goes back to
his seat and his valet starts giving him a face massage.
Dasa and Pat peep in to the room and see a group of
women muttering Thols.... Abbbbiiii.... Lachu..... Jeeva...
. AAdhi...... ACDDDD...... Thulasi.....Bhaski......... and
Roja is sitting in the middle with the mad gleam in her
eyes. Dasa faints and Pat holds on to the door to keep
from falling down..................
Edited by rojapoooo - 23 April 2008 at 3:52am