27 June 2009

The death

Obviously, when Gordon Brown and David Cameron are paying tribute to Michael Jackson, it's time to jump on the bandwagon, with a tribute.

Of course, it'd be easy (or perhaps, not so easy) to go through his back catalogue. Instead, I thought I'd point out just how far Jacko's influence spread: not only did he have a profound impact on Western pop culture, he also found himself inspiring scenes in Tollywood films.

This is Golimar (Shoot the Bullet), from the 1985 Telegu film Donga (Thief):

Incidentally, the star of the film, Chiranjeevi, is now leader of Telegu political party Praja Rajyam, and is a member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly for the Tirupathi constituency...

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