aristera says

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

 

ghati

amchi bombay (yes i refuse to call it mumbai) has quiet a few of em ghatis... though not as many as a non-bombayite would expect in maharashtra's capital. and thank god for that. not tht i have anything agaisnt them. they are a basic-simple lot. interestingly, a few months ago, while driving back from town, with a friend- i wondered if there were any hep maharashtrians. we thought for a good one and a half hours. cam e up wit h two names (with great difficulty). milind soman and shobha de. couldnt come up with a third name. we remembered this many weeks later. still, we couldnt come up with any more names....

Comments:
you are right, cant think of anyone!
 
Gavaskar .. utter hepness. Madhuri Dixit. And half of oneself.
 
*jaw dropping open* Kya re - tere ko kuch aur nahin mila likhno ko kya, ek dum snob ka snob rahega tu! ;-)

Seriously though, does it make such a difference if a person aint hep - what good knowing a hep person who's just gonna wipe his/her dirty shoes off you like you are a door-mat? Huh?
 
the one- gavaskar...um kind of, yes...

geetanjali- huh? kuch bhi?
 
Urmila Matondkar (post-move-to-Bandra)

P.S. Gavaskar ain't no ghaati, he's Goan.
 
um.... Madhu Sapre?

Ahahaahahaahaahahaahaahahaaha!!!!

Ok there's no one else... oh wait, ME!!! There's me... No, I'm not a full ghaati. Sheh.

Nope. None. Sigh.
 
dude i agree wit geets but anyways there are tons of "hep" maharashtrians in bbay. half the populace in bollywood and entertainment industry is filled wit mahrashtrians.
 
vikster- urmila who? and bandra is hardly claim to fame!

phal- ya rite!

aparna- bollywood? hep? hah!
 
I asked around...and I got ...hang on....the Mangeshkar sisters!! (AAARRGGHH!)

(Token ghaati at work says " But they are too good na in singing". I take a deep breath and explain concept of hep-ness to him)
 
aditi gowitrikar...aka mrs world(20**)...
 
vikster- concept of hepness to ghatis (read: lost cause). genes mein hee nahin hai re (with the twang)

anonymous- hardly! not with those geen eyes, the accent and the red makeup. noooooooooooo.
 
Aristera hasn't said anything new in three days! *Faints in shock*
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*Revives a few minutes later*
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Shall post my update on the trip soon. Looking forward to your version of the trip :-)
 
geetanjali- shall oblige!
 
yeah, i was just thinking i can always count on you for a new and interesting post, and there you are, dancing the night away!!! hmph!!!!

hawaiian shack indeed.
 
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Come and check it out if you get time

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Shoba De and Maharastrian.......Please give me a break. She's a bong. A typical Bong!!! Aditi Gowitrikar is orginally from Panvel, which is Navi Mumbai not Bombay:-) She is a hep now but wasnt earlier. I have her old time pics with braces and long tied up hairs.
 
Madhu Sapre
Milind Soman
Madhuri Dixit
Urmila Matondkar
Namrata Shirodkar
Shilpa Shirodkar
Shobha De (née Rajadhyaksha - yes she's a full ghaati)
Kajol (half ghaati)
Antara Mali?
Isha Koppikar

... and tons of behind-the-scenes celebrities like
Atul Kasbekar (photographer)
Rahul & Malini Akerkar (owners of Indigo)

... and of course ... moi :)

So just because we don't have a 'Ghaati Association" to engage in self-promotion, doesn't mean we're not out there :P
 
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