Watte Changeover Mama – [Photography]

Time changes and so do us. There were quondam times when kids had time for some fun-and-frolic in the indoor games where…

The clinking jingles of Dayakattai,
reverberates the happiness when you get another chance to roll…

[Tamil]: Dhaya Kattai

The mind wrenching anxiety to get three in row,
in an enthralling game of tic-tac and toe!


Paramapadam pulls you up and pushes you down,
for the ultimate battle to heir the crown!

[Tamil]: Paramapatham

Pallanguzhi; The chozhis that dispense across the cavity,
in an anticipation to clear the pit full of anxiety!

[Tamil]: Pallaanguzhi

The labyrinth that leaves you lost, if the path is not found,
with the balls swirling in round and round and round!

Maze & Metal Balls

Such bliss would not appease the heart,
even when your kids swipe the screen at start,
where does the future of games shine?
When contemporary raged birds hitting on those swine! πŸ˜‰

Angry Birds! :)

PS: Dayakattai: Indian Dice; Chozhi: Mini Sea Shells; Pallanguzhi: Traditional Mancala game from south India; Paramapadam: Snakes and ladders.

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21 thoughts on “Watte Changeover Mama – [Photography]

  1. Great clicks! My personal favourite is the snap of Pallanguzhi. I had no idea there was an Indian version of snake & ladders. Nice to know!

    Best wishes from Kolkata Knight Writers. πŸ™‚

  2. loved it !

    just wen I was confused abt the names of the games U described them at the bottom πŸ˜‰ loved it more as its a poem! and awesome pics!

    I miss that game PIN board -was all time fav but I always love angry birds

  3. Thanks Sudeshna!!!

    //My personal favourite is the snap of Pallanguzhi.
    Aaah!! is it? Nice! πŸ™‚

    //I had no idea there was an Indian version of snake & ladders
    Thats actually played during one of the festivals in tamilnadu called ‘Shivarathri’ General Snakes & Ladders are the western kinds I guess!!

    Thanks again!! πŸ™‚

  4. Ooooooh!! this is so frickin unique! the snaps were awesome and it reminded me of a few games my grandmother had taught us when we were kids. and i was grinning when i came to the last one πŸ˜€ πŸ™‚ this is splendid πŸ™‚ Kudos to you and all the best!

  5. Thanks Anukriti for ur awesome words!!!!!!

    //and i was grinning when i came to the last one
    hehe!!! πŸ˜€

  6. Splendid Kally. I have played some of these as a kid and Boy! Nothing can equate the fun we used to have. Great shots. A couple of them have a nice 3D effect. Good Luck for the contest.

  7. @Jaishvats: Thanks a ton Jaishree for the comment!!!! πŸ™‚ Glad to know that many have enjoyed things like this!!!

  8. @Kirti: Uffffff!!! :O Sorrrryy sorrryyy!! I thought its her….!! okay now I\’ll say correctly…Thanks a lott Kirti πŸ™‚

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