Slide 1: FOR DAD
ON YOUR 50TH BIRTHDAY ! Slide 2: FROM YOUR DAUGHTERS =) Slide 5: Papa ki pari hoon main Slide 6: B
A I have always been a daddy’s girl (a lot of people use this term but very few know the responsibility it comes with) Being a daddy’s girl means thinking about your family before making any decision. It means picking up your phone even when you know its about your credit card statement. It means singing karaoke all night, sometimes via speaker phone. It means always being ready to change decisions that you were certain about. It means forgiving others and finding faults within yourself first. But most importantly, it means becoming a good human being that your father can be proud of.
Even after all my highs and lows, your belief is what keeps me going… Slide 7: N
A When I look back at all the things you did and said, its amazing how each of them
acted like building blocks to finally make me who I am today. All those long drives with
conversations about academics and the future, even though were not my favorite part of
the trip but yet played an important role in my understanding what your expectations were
of me. All these years, I have worked towards being that person that you had imagined me
to be, the first time you held me in your arms. I hope I am close to it
Now that I think about the challenges of being a good parent, i don’t have to look too hard
for good examples. I simply have to reflect and remember what you did… Slide 8: Soul mates are made in HEAVEN... Slide 9: Binod,
Meeting you was chance, being your friend
was a choice, marrying you was fate, and
looking back at the twenty five years I wouldn’t
change a single thing. You have given me
everything that I could’ve wished for.
Sarita Slide 10: You are an encouraging brother, a supporting son/ son in law,
a fun mama/chacha, a loving husband and an inspiring father.
You are what brings us all together. Slide 11: FROM YOUR COLLEGE FRIENDS!!!! Slide 12: From Maliwal & Family There are just so many dimensions
to Binod's personality and each
better than the other that it is a
challenge on what not to comment
on and which ones to avoid. That he loves food and is acompulsive nibbler may be the
understatement of the decade. Give him some mutton and rice or
some rajma and chawal or teettar
at Kapoorji’s dhaba or even bhujiya
and we know what happens. While
quality is important for Binod but not
at the cost of quantity! Slide 13: His phatta's are to die for, whether it is the new
one's he conjures every time we sit with him or
the real ghisa pita one's ( e.g. how does a
centrifugal pump work !) which we have all
heard hundreds of times. I don't think it is the sixth sense in him about
phatta's, I think it is his first sense and probably
the only sense! What would life be without air,
what would it be without water? Well it would
certainly be better than without his wisecracks.
Keep them coming Binod. Have you ever seen Binod in a sullen and
somber mood? Yes, just like you have seen a
black swan. How can anybody be always full
of energy, ever eager to take life forward and
always working on a plan come hail or high water? Slide 14: He is bright. Yes, damn bright. The dealer business he built for Maruti in India or the
franchise he has built for Infosys in USA or the jugadu ideas he comes up to untangle a situation are just a few examples of the amazing talent he has. And more than bright he is a very open person. Open to reason, open to ideas and
open to new things, except as it relates to western music and Rajesh Khanna! Slide 15: People of course, like him for the life he
injects in their lives, but they love him for
the very close and loving relationships
he builds with them. It could be with you
or I, it could be with the chowkidar in the
guest house at Kullu Manali or it could be
with our grandparents. He connects with people through his heart.
He gives more than he takes from these
relationships. You can be damn sure that
if you are in trouble and need help (or don’t
need help), Binod will be around. We are fortunate that he has touched
They broke the mould when they made him. Love,
Raju Slide 16: From Ashish & Family Happy Birthday Binod!
Ashish & Madhavi Slide 18: From Sanjeev Taparia & Family LOOKING BACK, I RECALL FOLLOWING INCIDENSES
OF COLLEGE LIFE ALL INITIATED BY BINOD… Slide 19: -CYCLE TRIP TO CHIRAWA IN THE WINTERY
NIGHT FOR A CUP OF TEA. -TRIP TO MANALI FOR WHICH WE HAD TO JOIN NCC FOR STAYING AT HIMALAYAN
MOUNTAINEERING INSTITUTE. TOTAL EXPENSE OF THE TRIP LESS THAN 10$. -SINGING WITH ACTING AFTER DINNER IN
THE HOSTEL WHEN YOU WOULD CLIMB THE
DOOR WHILE ENACTING SHAMMI KAPOOR COLLECTING EVERYBODY ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT IN BOMBAY TO GO
TO MATHERAN ONLY TO FIND THAT NOBODY WAS CARRYING MONEY
AFTER REACHING THERE. WE HAD TO RUSH BACK TO BOMBAY IMMEDIATELY. -ATTENDING UNKNOWN MARRIAGES IN
BOMBAY JUST TO HAVE A GOOD MEAL WITH
ICECREAM AND A PHOTOGRAPH WITH THE
NEWLY WED COUPLE. -NEVER ENDING ARGUEMENTS (RAJESH
KHANNA V/S AMITABH BACHHAN) OVER A
MILK SHAKE AT NUTAN MARKET. Slide 20: NOTHING MUCH CHANGES EVEN AFTER MARRIAGE AND JOB… -TRIP TO MAHABALESHWAR FROM POONA, PLAYING CARDS ALL THROUGH
THE NIGHT AND DRIVE BACK IN THE MORNING FOR APPOINTMENT AT BAJAJ
AUTO. VEENA IS CAUGHT BETWEEN FOUR IDIOTS. TRIP TO BADRINATHJI,
REPEATED DRIVE FROM
JOSHIMATH TO PHOTOGRAPH
THE SMILING TIGER. AND SO ON............................ Slide 21: IT IS GREAT TO HAVE A FRIEND LIKE YOU.
YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO BRING OUT THE
CHILD IN ALL THE FRIENDS AND DO ALL
KIND OF IDIOTIC THINGS.
WE ALL CHERISH YOU AS A FRIEND.
IT WAS GREAT TO HAVE YOU AS A FRIEND
FOR LAST 30 YEARS!!!
LOOKING FORWARD TO SPENDING MANY
MORE YEARS TOGETHER, REMEMBER OUR
DISCUSSIONS AT GURGAON MALL.
WISHING YOU A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY.
- SANJEEV TAPARIA Slide 22: From Dushyant & Family गुज़र गये ज़िंदगी के पचास साल,
हर हाल में रहे बेहद खुशहाल !
अपनों से बढ़कर रखे मित्रों का ख़याल,
यही तेरी ज़िंदादिली का भरपूर कमाल! Slide 23: मुमकिन नहीं भूल पाना तेरी सरपरस्ती को, ज़िंदगी जीने की तेरी बेमिसाल मस्ती को! खुशियाँ मिलें तुझे अपरंपार, ढेरों बधाई देता दुष्यंत परिवार! Slide 24: For a very very special friend on his 50th Birthday
- Dushyant & Vibha Slide 26: From Atul & Family GD Birla reminds me of a Bird.
"Choo Choo karti ayi chiriya
BITS ka dana layi chiriya
More bhi aya, vanar bhi aya, talua bhi aya, kaua bhi aya"
and that is how our story began Love, Atul Slide 27: From Nirman & Family Though moments of togetherness have passed but the memories live with us on and on.
Hope to be together more often.Here is a letter that you wrote to me in 1985. … Binod, Slide 28: Bits tha, naye dost the nayi zindagi thee, sub kuchh cool tha…..arre par ek cheez
yaad nahi aa rahi?? Arre binod choudhary bhi toh tha!!
First three years Binod were known only as hi and bye types. It was only in the last
one and a half years that real bonds of friendship were met.
We spent minutes-hours-nights-weeks-semesters together at all the wrong places
meaning BC (Bank Canteen) and Kapoorjis etc. Slide 29: Binod was often remembered as Haazir jawaabi, Master planner, Yaraon ka Yaar,
had a habit of connecting with friends. Found time to do anything with friends.
I have spent some good time with him from his 50 years of his life.
I wish him a very happy half century and wish him to spend many more years of
life, togetherness. Love,
Nirman Slide 30: From Ram & Family Forever the trouble maker, caused a strike in NITIE mess. We all had to go hungry
for a few days. All because he did not like some of the workers.
The 'zamindar' from Patna strikes! Slide 31: Binod and others pondering what to do next after staging the strike. Slide 32: Some of the guys Binod tried to shrink during strike. Did not work, Tata Nano was not
designed for any of these. Slide 33: Group shot of bafoons from XII batch of NITIE. Where in the world is Waldo ? Love,
Ram Slide 34: FROM YOUR JERSEY GANG!!!! Slide 35: From Hira & Shweta Binod is like oxygen of our group. Anytime he is not present at a gathering,
it seems like life has been sucked out of it! Slide 36: If laughter is good for one's health, then ours must be the
healthiest group on earth, thanks to him! - Hira & Shweta Slide 37: A FRIEND IS SOMEONE WHO UNDERSTANDS YOUR PAST, BELIEVES IN YOUR
FUTURE AND EXCEPTS YOU JUST THE WAY YOU ARE...THANKS BIG B FOR
UNDERSTANDING ME AND EXCEPTING ME THE WAY I AM.... From Mona & Kirit Slide 38: TRULY GREAT FRIENDS ARE HARD TO FIND, DIFFICULT TO LEAVE AND
IMPOSSIBLE TO FORGET....THERE ARE VERY FEW LIKE "BIG B" GOD HAS MADE..
WE FEEL VERY BLESSED NOT ONLY TO FIND A 'BIG BRO' IN YOU BUT ALSO A
GOOD FRIEND WHO IS GONNA BE DIFFICULT TO LEAVE AND
IMPOSSIBLE TO FORGET.... Slide 39: A TRUE FRIEND IS SOMEONE WHO THINKS THAT YOU ARE A GOOD EGG
THOUGH HE KNOWS THAT YOU ARE SLIGHTLY CRACKED...SINCE YOU
EXCEPTED THE CRACK SIDE OF MINE...NOW YOU HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO
LIVE WITH IT FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE... Slide 40: FEEL VERY BLESSED TO FIND A VERY CARING AND LOVING BIG B IN YOU...
THOUGH WE HAVE KNOWN YOU FOR OVER A YEAR BUT SEEMS
LIKE WE KNOW YOU INFINITY.... - Mona & Kirit Slide 41: It has been great fun knowing Binod for the past 30 years! He has been a great compadre with his humor, amusement and surprises.
He shows quick wit and enjoys the game of banter and repartee. From Kunal & Gita Slide 42: We are lucky to have him as a friend!But wait a minute, he is lucky to have us as friends.
Those who have endured and lent our ears all these years!! - Kunal & Gita Slide 43: Knowing your dad has been a great experience. We admire his sporting spirit.
He is always ready to participate in games and any activity. No matter how tired or
busy he is, he will always be there if you call him for a get together. As far as
I know he loves surprises. We are very thankful to Arun and Nilu to introduce Binod
to us, our parties have been very lively since he joined this group. From Sudhir & Kavita Slide 44: We tease him and abuse him all the time and he takes it with a laugh. We are very
fortunate and happy to have him as a friend. Gosh! I said it, he wasn't suppose to
know. I wish I had his picture from our recent visit to Siddhachalam where he was
swinging like a Tarzan .
Many Happy Returns of the Day, Binod! - Sudhir & Kavita Slide 45: From Arun & Nilu Happy Birthday Binod!
Arun & Nilu Slide 46: HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY!!!
Neha, Bhavna & Riggi