Finally, Finally And Finally

I'm gonna speak using the simplest term and language. I'm a movie goer. I love watching movies so much that the feeling I have before entering a cinema is literally one of the best feelings I've always had. And when the cinema is not available to jump in, I'd sit tight in my room watching the downloaded version of whatever movies I wanna spend my time with.

Movies give me hundreds of ideas. They teach me to see the world from various angles and I can say that whoever I am today and whatever I do now and then are practically based on my observation I got from the movies. Because other than helping us having fun, movies tackle points of view in life that we generally might have failed to see.

As I said, I've watched lots of movies and I can name a few that stay deep down in my heart as the special ones. Just to name some, among them are 'Ocean's Eleven', 'The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy', 'Inception', 'Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer', 'Snatch', 'Babel', 'Vantage Point', 'The Dark Knight', 'Kick-Ass', 'Scott Pilgrim VS. The World', 'The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button', 'Seven Pounds', '500 Days Of Summer', 'A Bittersweet Life', 'Oldboy', 'Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance', 'Kabhi Khushie Kabhie Gham', 'My Name Is Khan', and...okay, I could go on and on forever.

But today was special. I heard about it long time ago and the review said that it was overall a great movie. Not the best and unlikely to win multiple awards internationally, but it was said to be a turning point for its genre...and language. After a while, I finally managed to have it 100% downloaded including the subtitles. So I watched it.

The movie portrays life in general, with sublime pinches on education, passion, friendship, family, love and most importantly... human's heart and mind. The messages are delivered in pieces, one by one combined and transformed into a bigger picture of what the movie is all about. The main character is never said a genius, but he shows his level of intelligence and perception splendidly that unlike some typical descriptive movies, he doesn't have to say, "I'm a genius".

The movie starts with him complaining on how terrible 'our' education system is nowadays, that schools and collleges have been turned into pressure cookers. Students are no longer excited in learning new knowledge and they consider it a reason to race instead. Then it starts to develop into a passion-wise typed of storytelling where the protagonist shows his peers that dreams can never be achieved without passion. It literally tells the audience, teachers and parents specifically, that they can guide their students and children to the top of the world, but in the end it's the student bodies themselves will determine whether or not they want to take the shown road.

I could spend more time explaining in details about how this movie has managed to awe me in many ways, but too bad I'm not writing a review here. I just wanna say that this movie deserves attention from all levels of people. And of course, I wanna tell you that this movie explicitly describes my biggest dream. I wasn't born a genius and obviously won't be one. But there's this part of me which is dying to do what the movie's protagonist has been doing for the entire 3 hours.

I determine not someone's level of achievement by how much he's being paid or how many Ph.Ds he has got hanging on his walls. I simply look at the number of people he has successfully motivated. I just wanna be a man who inspires. I've said this too many times and I just said it again.

'3 Idiots' is not just an ordinary made-in-Bollywood film. It is a Hindi version of telling a story about how to teach your students, how to reach your dream and how to lead success towards you. Yes, I know there are other movies out there that share the same content, but this one explains it best. Except for the singing scenes, I bet you can stand spending 180 minutes of your life...learning about life. Finally.

13 comments:

Kim December 5, 2010 at 2:40 AM  

i nangis tgk cerita ni~ T_T

miss faten December 5, 2010 at 2:45 AM  

Yup. Memang dah ramai yang berkata 3 idiots are one on the must watched movies. Namun masih belum berkesempatan lagi -__-

Anonymous December 5, 2010 at 10:06 AM  

when you have inspired someone who has inspired many, that's mean you're meant to be inspirational from the start. keep moving, I'll follow... they will follow, God knows when the world will inspired by you.

Igniz December 5, 2010 at 10:48 AM  

kim: tak tanya pown. bluek. :P

faten: cari kesempatan dengan segera. :P

anonymous: thanks. ex-chief editor. :)

hannamaruku December 5, 2010 at 11:19 AM  

jyeargh igniz. 3 idiots FTW!

Igniz December 5, 2010 at 12:03 PM  

hannamaruku: yeaaaaaaaarghhhhhhhhhh! :D

Jentayu December 5, 2010 at 1:20 PM  

some might be Raju while others might be Farhan. but Rancho is definitely one in a million :D

Igniz December 5, 2010 at 2:36 PM  

jentayu: and some might be Chatur The Silencer. :P

Fakhrul 'Ayour' Anour December 5, 2010 at 3:15 PM  

-__-"... the anonymous said "u're always the most welcome." so where do I sit among the idiots? Hopefully Rancho... :P

Jentayu December 5, 2010 at 4:34 PM  

hahaha...and Virus might be everywhere and anywhere XD

Azie Nazri December 7, 2010 at 12:36 AM  

Have you tried Amir Khan's Taare Zameen Par?
Different and also inspiring. Be ready with tissues as well. ;)

Igniz December 7, 2010 at 2:37 AM  

azie: hahaha. will try it someday.

Anonymous December 22, 2011 at 5:49 PM  

Taare Zameen Par 1 of the good movie indeed. try it :)

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