Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Indian Election Pics in Boston Globe's Big Picture Blog

First, a picture of the gathering for Chiru's campaign speech in Vijayawada, AP. Here'z how the blogger, Alan Taylor, describes this pic:
Fans of Indian movie star-turned-politician Chiranjeevi wave the actor's Praja Rajyam Party flags and listen to him speak during an election campaign in Vijayawada, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, Thursday, April 16, 2009. Chiranjeevi, the beloved hero of 149 adventure-romance films, has quickly become a political force since leaving Tollywood, the Telugu-language film industry that he ruled for three decades, to found his own party and contest elections in the key state of Andhra Pradesh. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Another picture from the same series with Chiru, NTR and Balayya painted on a vehicle. The description reads:
Portraits depicting Indian movie star-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, left and right, are seen painted alongside former Andhra Pradesh state chief minister late N.T. Rama Rao, center, on a cycle rickshaw during an election campaign in Vijayawada, India on Thursday, April 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

And this with Amitabh, Abhishek, Aish and Jaya after voting..displaying their...hmmm..