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Kinds of books that I have liked: something serious like Grapes of
Wrath, The Jungle, Animal farm, Walden, Essays written by Bertrand
Russell, Plays by Bernard Shaw, Novels by Jane Austen; something
funny and silly a la Three men in a boat, Novels by P.G.Wodehouse;
something poignant such as Jane Eyre, Anna Karenina.
Movies that I have enjoyed: musicals like My fair lady, Sound of
Music, Singing in the rain, O brother where art thou; romantic ones
like Amelie, Before Sunrise, Before sunset, Before Midnight,
Casablanca; European films like 400Blows, Rules of the game, Grand
Illusion, Life is Beautiful, Bicycle thief, Smiles of a Summer
night; Hitchcock's thrillers and westerns like The Good, the Bad
and the Ugly; Ozu and Kurosawa films; comedies of Charlie Chaplin,
Buster Keaton, Marx Brothers, animated movies like The Triplets of
Belleville. And oh, Indian films - many films in different
languages, too many to list.
TVshows that I like watching: Southpark, Dilbert, The Simpsons,
Monty Python, Yes Minister, LouieCK, JimGaffigan, RussellPeters,
George Carlin, The Big Bang Theory
Anything mellow in music - Western Classical to soft pop,
Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, The Beatles, NorahJones, NickDrake,
South Indian classical, Indian movie songs, soundtracks by Ennio
Morricone, Edward Sharpe and the magnetic zeroes, Adele. A few
local bands- Celtic Springs, Ulysses, Shepherd's pie...
Food that I savor: Life is uncertain, eat dessert first - yes, I
have a sweet tooth. People close to me know that they can bribe me
with a Tiramisu or a carrot cake. On the healthy side, fruits and
vegetables. I am a vegetarian, but I won't make a fuss if I eat