Satvams

Just the other day, I was watching Laughter Challenge on TV and, as always, I was laughing harder at Siddhu’s antics than at those of the participants. With the way he laughs, it is a wonder he does not fall off his chair!

Have a look at Siddhu laughing his head off in one of my favourite episodes of the Challenge:

I find his laughter contagious! Almost always, it catches on to me! 🙂

Siddhu’s laughter and his one-liners are probably the closest I will ever get to cricket. I simply adore his ‘Sixers’ – his one-liners, what I call Satvams [(S)iddhu’s Th(atvams)]. He has got a hell of a sense of humour and wit. I leave you with a few of my favourite Satvams, which had me either ROFL or pondering:

~ There is light at the end of the tunnel for the team, but it’s that of an incoming train which will run them over.

~ We are all Adam’s children – it’s just the skin that makes all the difference.

~ The Srilankan score is running like an Indian taxi meter.

~ He will fight a rattlesnake and give it the first two bites too.

~ He’s wallowing in foolishness like a rhino in an African pool.

~ Beauty, even when silent, is eloquent.

~ He is like an Indian three-wheeler, which will suck a lot of diesel, but cannot go beyond 30!

~ Faith in your abilities will help you face the music, even if you don’t like the tune.

~ You aren’t rewarded for having brains, you are rewarded for using them.

~ That ball went so high it could have got an air hostess down with it.

~ The only thing you get in life without trying is dandruff.

~ Winning is not important, but wanting to win is.

~ You can take the tiger out of the jungle, but you can’t take the jungle out of the tiger.

~ Statistics are like mini skirts. What they reveal is tantalising, but what they hide is crucial.

~ An optimist is one who looks at bullshit and sees fertiliser.

~ All that comes from a cow is not milk.

~ In London, they drive on the left. In India, we drive on what is left.

~ Troubles are like babies. The more you nurse them, the bigger they grow.

~ I have seen many ladies displaying different styles and different styles displaying ladies.

Ciao! Keep laughing!

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18 responses to “Satvams

  1. Good collection, Priya. Only wish Sidhu gets back to more active commentary on cricket 🙂 He also does a show on NDTV these days about cricket and its almost always poor Jadeja-a co expert on the panel, who is at the receiving end 🙂
    Sathej

  2. Just watched the video. Oh, good indeed. Shall make sure to watch the program next time 🙂
    Sathej

  3. preetichaturvedi

    Sidhu really is a laughter bomb…….I really liked your collection of his one-liners…

  4. Arv

    ithukaaga room pohtu yosippaaro?

    LOL…

  5. he he I liked this one
    “All that comes from cow is not milk.” 🙂

  6. Siddhu is a thicko 😐 He makes one laugh nevertheless, with his antics. And i DO NOT like the great indian laughter challenge, because the judges laugh for no reason 😐 Crazy people ! And comedy circus too – Archana Puran Singh ! God ! She makes me want to strangle her 😐

  7. he he..he must be the best speaker around..
    u argue with him and u are dead and then he would even proove u are alive..
    😛
    seen ndtv …siddhu wont allow anyone to talk 😛
    this man is crazy..
    a good time pass on TV..
    i have seen very less shows of that laughter challenge and as u said his laugh is contagious.. 😀

  8. oh good woman! very englightening.. the quotes!

  9. priyaiyer

    @sathej

    thanks. glad u enjoyed them. about the cricket show, me knows nothing.. 😦

    @sathej again

    do tell me how u liked it!

    @preeti

    yep, he indeed is. 🙂

  10. priyaiyer

    @arv

    partha apdi daan thonardhu! 🙂

    @rambler

    i loved that one too! 🙂

    @nithya

    ‘thicko’-vaa? whats that? sorry, me no know. 🙂

    “And i DO NOT like the great indian laughter challenge, because the judges laugh for no reason ” – that is precisely what makes ME laugh! 🙂 and yes, siddhu does make one laugh with his histrionics…

    as for archana puran singh, i don’t like the show much, but i like watching her, again for her histrionics. 🙂

  11. priyaiyer

    @arvind

    he just lovessssssssss to talk. 🙂

    @rahul

    danke! 🙂

  12. rustyneurons

    This one had me smiling for a while :)) many find siddhu idiotic, but what the heck, he is funny most of the times.

    Btw priya, please go ahead and link whatever you like 🙂 thank you! it’s an honour!

  13. I vaguely remember reading the same quotes in this post in an email fwd long back. how come?

  14. Ayyoo that Sidhu laughs like one idiot. Whenever he laughs I start laughing hehee.. He sometime laughs for no reason also which make me even more laugh like one mad…! 😛

    And BTW the quote collections are good.. 🙂

  15. priyaiyer

    @rusty

    hi! long time? glad u liked the post.

    when u updating ur blog, madame? waiting for ur posts.

    thanks for the permission. 🙂

  16. priyaiyer

    @sn

    how would i know? :O

    @joel

    danks! my point, ejatlee! he laughs for no reason at all, and that makes me laugh harder. 😀

  17. God!!! that video was hilarious !!!

    Sidhu is good 😀

    the way he puts his hands out and shakes his body sitting on the chair…cracks me up 😀

  18. priyaiyer

    @veens

    yup, it cracks me up too! 😀

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