Monday, September 7, 2015

I'm a drunk, its the only time I can stand it all...

You have to be always drunk. That's all there is to it--it's the
only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks
your back and bends you to the earth, you have to be continually
But on what?Wine, poetry or virtue, as you wish. But be
And if sometimes, on the steps of a palace or the green grass of
a ditch, in the mournful solitude of your room, you wake again,
drunkenness already diminishing or gone, ask the wind, the wave,
the star, the bird, the clock, everything that is flying, everything
that is groaning, everything that is rolling, everything that is
singing, everything that is speaking. . .ask what time it is and
wind, wave, star, bird, clock will answer you:"It is time to be
drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of time, be drunk, be
continually drunk! On wine, on poetry or on virtue as you wish."

Friday, September 4, 2015

The Bird Of Hermes - Ripley Scrolls

                                          The Bird of Hermes is my name 

                           Eating my wings to keep me tame

From broken bodies blood is shed
Soon to become ghouls undead
The Bird of Hermes shall come soon
Be it morning, evening, afternoon
The Bird of Hermes feeds on fright
Soon blood shall stain the wicked night
The Bird of Hermes will devour
His enemies in the midnight hour
The Bird of Hermes is my name
Eating my wings to keep me tame
The night shall soon be stained with red
Your army lies bleeding and dead
Their bodies shall rise soon
And join The Bird’s dark platoon
You shall learn to live in night
Obeying ghouls made to fight
The blood shall be a ghastly shower
The Bird’s enemies shall run and cower
The Bird of Hermes is my name
Eating my wings to keep me tame
This means war...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Ode to the Innocent

Be the difference you are wanting to see
But are you to stake yourself for it?
In sin and repentance,
Life in wait and we bide our time
Lost be forever wherein guilty pleasures are found
Glory be dreams,
Scratching at the fiber in our hearts
Search in words for a surrender
Let love be sound.

My Thought of the Day

I'm the tragic protagonist of my story, where were you?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015


Guess I'm not the only one thwarted. These are the people that plague the industry with fraudulent practices. Watch out.


09836 417137

Got a bone to pick.

This guy is posting ads and jobs all over quikr and and and what not, basically every site that the struggling model/ actor is looking for work. Guess what? Its a scam and a manner to fleece you of the money you don't have.

So I get a call after three days I send in my resume and portfolio and this guy by the alias Mr. Dick Shit calls up and offers me a print modeling job in Goa with the pay of 1 Lakh. My jaw dropped and my hand hit my head. Wow. He asks me if I'm willing for job and tells me that the client will call up and confirm my flight tickets by a saturday. Mind you this is happening on last Monday.

But there is a catch.

I've to register with the "Casting Agency" by 1 pm with the payment of 10000 INR. Its still around 11.30 am as I check the watch.  He further affirms the call with an sms asking for the detail of a full name, address and determines its not a fraud as they have a government registration no.  and a website The gall on you, sir!

My first mistake, I reply.

I speak the client by 12 pm and he confirms the job and asks me if the payment is acceptable by check. So far, not a word of what client, which firm or what product. People close to me have seen this entire conversation take place and offer me help. I call up the guy and ask if its alright to pay by online transaction with an IFS code, he declines. He even goes far as to refuse me to the details of an account no. until and unless I'm in front of an AXIS bank.

Somewhere I coerces me to the pay the full amount and I desist by quoting that its too short a notice and its impossible for me to conjure that amount, where I ask anyone they simple decline to my face. He further assists by "Buddy, pay 5000 today before 2 pm and 5000 tomorrow by 12pm".

The job sounds lucrative, the offer tempting and gullible as I am; I head towards the nearest account emptying my account of the last 5k I have and he allows me the account details

Sai Casting Agency branch
Vivekananda Road WB
IFS CODE - UTIB0001574

by sms, the moment I confirm I'm in front of the bank. I deposit the money and he's all promises and sends me a mail with the registration form graced with a large picture of Sai baba. 

The registration form has the following -

Applicant’s Name ______________________________________________

Date of Birth ______/______/________

Residential Address ________________________________________________________________

Mobile Number ____________________________

Applicant’s Field ____________________________
(Modeling, Acting, Dancing, Anchoring, Singers, Others)

Gender _________________

E-mail ________________________@_____________.

Modeling / Acting / or Any Experience _______________________________________________________________

Measurements __________________ (Female candidates only)

Dress Size _____________________ 

Shoe Size _________

Complexion _____________________

Height _____________

Hair Color _______________________

Eye Colour _______________________

Weight ______________

Education ______________________

Languages Known ________________________________________________

My Hobbies ________________________________________________________________

My Dreams Project ________________________________________________________________

My Aim in 1 Year ________________________________________________________________

I hereby state that the following information given above is true & best of my knowledge. I am taking this decision to appoint Sai Casting Agency as my Casting Agent with all my consent & under no pressure from anyone. I will also provide 30 % of my contract amount to Sai Casting Agency for One Year from date of joining the agency. I am giving an undertaking to Sai Casting Agency. To use my portfolio and professional shoot for commercial uses without any Vulgarity, & also for website .

Govt  Regd No : 294520

Contact  No : Sam  Kalra :  9836417137,9892372039
Terms & Conditions-
       1.   Registration Fees is non-refundable.
One ID proof is required.

Date :       Signature Of Applicant                                                        


Looks legit. Eh?

Now, he calls the next day for further payment. And after that whenever I call he's either busy or driving or in a shoot. One day he states that my pics will be on the website, never happens. I realize I have the next few nights to be sleepless and hectic. Friday comes and he states the client will call, never happens. Saturday comes and goes. No-one calls and by Sunday I'm pretty sure he's sitting with his buddies over rum enjoying the money I transferred talking about the great big BAKRA that is me he caught for slaughter.

Phone is always busy. Call and check. I get the feeling that if he catches hold of 10 strugglers like me in a day, that is a LAKH in his pocket. In a single day.  A relative of mine points out that if I was busy working would I seeking such jobs online, so the fault lies with me. I can't even launch an FIR because the mistake lies totally in my gullibility. The police would insist on it. Unfortunately with the form I send in a scan of my passport. Now I'm worried.

Now I'm wondering what part AXIS BANK has in this fraudulent practice. Have they verified the client and done a thorough background check? I doubt.

The divinity of SAI BABA is there as well. My curses be with you sir, in the name of the gods and the guru you abuse, downfall be on you and the people support you. The gods are watching...

Any thoughts on how to get them back? Anybody with me to bring them to justice?