Rajan Zed fears a Julia Roberts-starrer will depict Hinduism in bad light.
Rajan Zed says that ‘namaste’ is a greeting that symbolizes love and respect.
Rajan Zed asks that the makers of the Cities of Love series include Mumbai in the list because it is home to the largest movie industry.
Rajan Zed wants prominent Australian entertainers to respond to AR Rahman’s gesture and hold concerts in major Indian cities.
Rajan Zed urges celebrities to explore the spiritual side of yoga.
Rajan Zed believes AR Rahman opening a studio in LA will help further popularize Indian music.
Rajan Zed argues that the Oscars will gain added credibility by introducing a Best Bollywood Movie award [the gent clearly hasn’t heard of Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Orissa, Bengali and other vibrant language movie industries] where Hindi movies can compete among themselves.
Here’s the scary thought: All of these in August alone, and the month is only 17 days old.
A tip for newspaper editors: The words “acclaimed Hindu statesman” that inevitably begins the second graf of his press statements should, if used in your copy, go in quotes. As above. Because you are quoting him as saying he is an acclaimed Hindu statesman. You are not stating ineluctable fact.
A request to headline writers: ‘Rajan Zed asks for Best Bollywood Movie Oscar’ is correct. NOT ‘Hindus ask for Best Bollywood Movie Oscar’. There is a difference. Rajan Zed is an idiot a Hindu. Singular. He is not vast; he does not, to channel John Donne, contain multitudes.