Sunday, April 05, 2009

Speechless

Thanks to PK for sending this.

All: I am not a huge fan of the modern Indian reality show, and dislike the faltu emotion they put in most of the times, but once in a while, a video comes along, which you just cannot say anything about.

Without further ado, I give you Kamlesh Patel from Baroda.



!respect!

8 comments:

  1. Rajat H1:09 AM

    Incredible!!!!

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  2. Don't know what to say!
    How trivial are our problems and how much do we complain?

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  3. Amazing.....Like the judges said "humari aukaat nahi hai judge karni ki", we can never judge talents like these, they come and teach us some important lessons of LIFE!

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  4. The video seems to be not available...dont know why!!! I have seen this before..I was speechless too..

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  5. @Harshit. Just worked for me. Reload the page, and it will work.

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  6. Anonymous4:18 PM

    Mann, hila diya... Phew...

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  7. Guess I am the only one who is not impressed by the 'spirit' of this person or video. I mean, he only danced, and a pretty average dance i wud say...which becomes above average or great or extra-ordinary (choose ur word) ONLY when u consider that he has no working legs.

    I know I am crossing some political-correctness boundaries here but here are my issues:

    1. Aren't we discriminating (in a reverse way) by praising him more than his 'dance' is worth, along the way suggesting that it's a rare feat, a feat worth putting up on a pedestal, worth awe but not worth easy, normal acceptance? (The reactions of the lady judge - incredulity, slight disgust(?), and awe summed it all.)

    2. How, may i ask, being paralyzed waist-down stops one from dancing? That too, when one is dancing through his hands only? And even if this guy achieved that, dancing good with hand-balance, does that say a lot about that person's 'spirit'? Spirit, a word we cud use for Gandhi or Ambedkar, is getting short-sold at TV shows! (That senti music killed me.)

    3. Nothing against people with physical disabilities, or with great physical features (whatever be the case), but i can't resist adding that this dance qualified well for the categories titled weird, shocking, and tasteless. (Again, just to clarify, i have felt the same for many many dance performances on TV shows, performed by apparently full-limbed dancers of great repute...so, nothing for or against this guy's physical distinctness.)

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