Tuesday, July 5, 2011

‘HELLO, SISTER!’ - World’s Longest Fictional Work (Monologue) From Only Movie Titles

Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya is a teacher & writer from Mumbai (India). He is a Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Physical Chemistry from Mumbai University. Science background is not a barrier in his writing passion. He believe in creative writing, so he always involve in experiments in writing. One of the fine example of his experiments in writing is an original Monologue title as ‘Hello Sister!’

Monologue, in literature and drama is an extended speech written for performance by one person. A dramatic monologue is a piece of performed writing that offers great insight into the feelings of the speaker. It will be any speech of some duration addressed by a character to a second person.

'HELLO SISTER!' autographed by Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan”.

‘Hello Sister!’ is a good example of dramatic monologue which is in the form of one sided telephonic conversation. In this writing work, one sided telephonic conversation is done by Aladdin, younger brother who phone to her sister Rajnandini in one late night & remaining content is all about his emotional conversation. In his conversation, Aladdin shows different emotion of human nature. The set up of this monologue is of 1980’s, somewhere in small town of India..

One of the unique & special features of this writing work is that, Dinesh has written it with using only & only movie titles. As per his knowledge & research, this is the very first kind of work in entire writing world. Dinesh used total 621 movie titles in the formation of ‘Hello Sister!’

These 621 titles are from different Indian, Asian, European & American movies. All movie titles were verified from http://www.imdb.com/ & other renowned movie sites. He prepared an INDEX to show the details (Year, Language, Director, Producer) of each & every movie titles he used in his work.

Dinesh Upadhyaya started this work in starting month of 2009 & for this he dealt with thousands of world movies. Basically the Language of this Monologue is the mixture of Hindi & English but the titles used in it were from Arabic, Assamese, Austrian, Australian, Bengali, Cantonese, Chhatisgarhi, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Egyptian, English, French, German, Haryanvi, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Mandarin, Malayalam, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Serbian, Silent, Swedish, Taiwanese, Tamil, Telugu, Turkish, Urdu movies.

One important thing here Dinesh want to mention that, it is written with so much care that all movie titles makes sense & no one can easily point out that this work is made from only movie titles.

According to Dinesh Upadhyaya’s belief, it is world’s longest fictional writing work using only & only movie titles. It is grammatically correct & totally meaningful.

Limca Book of Record (India) in his latest edition of 2011 featured ‘Hello Sister!’ in Literature section on page no. 219 as record of ‘Longest fictional work using only movie titles’.
Limca Book of Record (India)
New York based World Record organization ‘Record Setter’ (URDB) consider it world record as ‘Longest Fictional Monologue Using Movie Titles’


Dinesh Upadhyaya says that he has done this record to establish himself as a unique writer in entire world. He is planning to make a short movie of 8-10 minutes on it after getting reorganization from all reputed World Record Books.

On 23rd June 2011, at Radio City Mumbai studio, Dinesh Upadhyaya got a golden opportunity to perform his worldwide famous world record of “Most pencil stuffed in mouth” in front of top most Indian movie actor & producer Mr. Perfectionist “Aamir Khan”  (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aamir_Khan).
Aamir Khan declare award of ‘Sabse Pagal Mumbaikar’ to Dinesh Shivnath Upadhyaya. Aamir Khan also read Dinesh’s Limca Book of Records & ‘Record Setter’ (USA) awarded book “Hello, Sister!” which is the longest Fictional Monologue made from only & only (621) movie titles. Aamir impressed with this work & autographed on front page of book with a good message.

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