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My best Valentine's Day ever....

It is not that I believe in a 'special day' dedicated to love. I am basically a romantic at heart so any or every day is fine by me. But this year it was different. I got to see my latest 'crush' or 'heart-throb' or whatever you may call it.

Its him...
...and unfortunately there were just too many (way more than too many, actually) people around, so I could not grab all his attention. Its ok...I can live with this. I was telling my friend about this latest development and I asked her if it was abnormal that I am getting such 'teenage-type-crushes' at this age and she confidently told me that it is completely 'normal'. So, I am happy... :)

The Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Concert at the Kala Ghoda Festival was really good. It was the first time I attended an event like this and I enjoyed a lot. My buddy had told me 10 days back that Farhan Akhtar is going to perform Live this year. She read it somewhere and then we could not relocate the source. So we concluded that it must have been a mistake. And on 14th evening I was not prepared for the 'surprise-item' of the evening. It was a treat. Since last 10 days (jab se Farhan Akhtar ka bukhaar chadha hai) everybody around me has been making fun of me (or is sick of me) when I sing or play the "Meri laundry ka ek bill" song. Actually I had not seen Rock On till last night and the first movie of his that I saw was "Luck By Chance" and that led me back to Rock On and its music. Rock On is not a great movie. There are too many inconsistencies and failures in the movie. But I like the songs specially the one mentioned above and also "Socha hai", "Sinbad", "Tum ho to" and the title track.

Going back to the concert, the song which I liked the most was "Mitwa" from Kal Ho Na Ho. And the second best was "Ma" from Taare Zameen Par. While listening to the latter I didn't realize when I started crying. There are a few songs which help me release any form of suppressed or sub-conscious sadness. This is one of them. If I don't cry while listening to this song that means that I am doing fine. Interesting 'weep-o-meter'. But this time I didn't cry because i was disturbed by something else. Shankar sang it really well and with a lot of feel. I just connected to it. I really had a nice time this 14th Feb. Will remember this evening...


kate said…
The Ma song always makes me teary eyed too. Makes me realise how thankful i am. and how much i miss my mom. :(
shilpy said…
Thank God, u r over with amir khan.. well, i told u, rock on rocksss.. anyways, glad u liked it.. and as alwys, good choice, this time too.. miss u khanam.. and happy valentines..
Kokonad said…
Good for you! Had an unconventional but memorable valentine's day I see! :)
sujaan said…
yes shazia, it was an amazing performace...and the energy of the crowd was also phenomenal..really good!
JC said…
i wrote this comment from my iphone earlier, but somehow it didn't reach you, so writing you again...comment starts here...good that you got a successor of Mr A K. but things would have been different if you would have seen me recently...people are telling me that I am becoming smarter and smarter and smarter... :)
SagittalSection said…
@ Kate
:( Even I feel the same. I love the way it has been sung.

@ Shilpy
I will never get over Aamir Khan yaar. He is irreplaceable. And Happy (belated) Valentines day to you too..

@ Kokonad
You should have been there to believe it. The concert was really great.

@ Sujaan
Thanks for saying that so that others might know that it is not my biased opinion. :)
And yeah the crowd was really enthusiastic. My throat is still aching.

@ JC
Arey jaldi apni koi tasveer bhejo. :)

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