Vote for Taj Mahal : AR Rahman’s latest video

Here’s the latest video by AR Rahman dedicated to the Taj Mahal. Why? Because viewers are expected to be overwhelmed after seeing the video and should rush off to wikipedia or where-ever to VOTE for the Taj!!! Can you believe it? Now, I have to VOTE to ensure that Taj is recognized as a Wonder of the world! And if I dont? Taj will be knocked off the list?!!!?

My answer to all those behind this voting scheme- “Are you out of your F&#King mind?”. The Taj Mahal is a wonder of the world, just like the Pyramid of Giza, like the Hanging gardens of Babylon. And no single person or organization can sit around fine tune the list of wonders by knocking items off the list. If the modern engineering and archeology has given us more to be proud of, then add to the list. Do NOT replace items on the list. Who says that the list should always be SEVEN? Why seven?

And now, you are telling me that if enough morons do not VOTE for this, my Taj Mahal would cease to be a wonder? VOTE? A mechanism that has proven time and again to be the most defective model to take a right decision? We know by years of political chaos in India that Voting cannot be depended on to reach the right decision. Then why VOTE for Taj?

The song sounds nice!

I am NOT going to vote. You can knock Taj off the list if you want. But, Taj has always been an architectural marvel and will always be a wonder. Be it on your list or not. It will always be in our hearts!

PS: While on the subject, I had read this very interesting post about Taj being a Hindu temple and not a Muslim tomb. I need to post more details on that article here! 🙂

  1. #1 by rajesh on June 26, 2007 - 3:28 am

    ya its s true tat de taj mahal s not a muslim construction….it s a shiva temple….its actual name s teja mahalaya…..4 more details….

  2. #2 by Satish on June 30, 2007 - 11:36 am

    taj is beautyful

  3. #3 by savanan on July 1, 2007 - 12:54 pm

    taj is wonder of love

  4. #4 by meena mathew on July 3, 2007 - 6:19 am

    No other wonder in the world is equal or equivalent to TAJ

  5. #5 by S.N.Murthy. on July 6, 2007 - 4:39 am

    TAJ is one of most magnificent monuments ever existing on earth.

  6. #6 by gopi on July 6, 2007 - 8:00 am

    song is cool, and without taj there is no seven wonder.

  7. #7 by Chintha. Siva Prasad on July 6, 2007 - 11:29 am

    Taj Mahal is made for and by the lover
    it is not a tomb it is a temple for every lover not over in india all over the world.

  8. #8 by Azad on July 6, 2007 - 4:25 pm

    Taj mahal is mosque but been changed

  9. #9 by Sreekanth on July 9, 2007 - 6:16 am

    hello everyone…. who said taj is symbol of love its the story made by muslim rulers thosedays the true story is that its a Hindu Shiva temple by name Tejo laya you want the proof then read this article u can understand better…

    Atleast now we indians should come forward and know what is what…. all these days due to lack of communication everyone beleived that taj is built by shajahan for his beloved wife mumtaz (one of his 5000 wifes)….. is she really buried there want to know more then go through this wonderful article

    Guys dont miss this read and know about our heritiage how its taken over by muslim invadors….

  10. #10 by chanti(gopi) on August 4, 2007 - 10:28 am

    it’s very good concet i like this music thank you

  11. #11 by Aarthi on August 21, 2007 - 7:30 am

    Tis song is beautifully made. and best part of tis song is its music. hats off to Rehman.

  12. #12 by Dharma on October 9, 2007 - 2:51 am

    The Taj is a wonder of love. This is true. It is a wonder of love for Lord Siva and carbon dating and historical records prove this. However, when you have a nice romantic story added to it and a connection to a Shah and his wife that makes it a number one tourist attraction for India. Never mind that it may have been ceased and looted by those in power at the time. That will not sell tickets or bring tourism to India knowing it may be a Hindu Siva temple in truth.Either way both Hindus and Muslims love it! It is a beautiful palace and no matter what you believe is its history, it unifies all tourists who come there regardless of what religion, race, or nationality they are. We are all Godbrothers, Hindu, Muslim, etc… and should not fight, hate, or disrespect eachother. Jai Sri Krsna!

  13. #13 by lokesh on December 21, 2007 - 2:33 pm

    please any one help me . i love this song .i want this song in tamil

  14. #14 by leo on January 9, 2008 - 5:56 pm

    hello my dears TAj is a wonder of world .Shajahan king made that 4 his wife so love ur wife make them happy.

  15. #15 by leo on January 9, 2008 - 6:08 pm

    TAJ is the symbol of love not only before marriage love should occur after marriage husband and wife should love each other else chilren life will spoil

  16. #16 by leo on January 9, 2008 - 6:10 pm

    i love TAj .i love my coming wife.a not able to make a wonder like TAJ but i will love her 4 ever.

  17. #17 by Taj on April 23, 2008 - 4:35 pm

    Taj has been voted the new wonder of the world.

  18. #18 by ЧћЧЎ Ч©Ч‘Ч— on September 2, 2012 - 9:08 pm

    Outstanding story. I agree with writer completely, especially last section. Keep posting such good articles.

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