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narayan devanathan @twinsighter ÜT: 28.567251,77.332913

Marathoner. Group Executive & Strategy Officer, Dentsu Brand Agencies | South Asia. Co-host: #StormTheNorm podcast, available on iTunes & SoundCloud.

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Joined Twitter 12/7/09


@VidyaG88 I won't technically have time "on my hands" then :) @amitabhkhare Yes. I've been hoarding them for the past 10 years :) @ranabarua 🙏🏼Bleary-eyed Boomers boarding at Bombay after (re)living a blast from the past where they caught up with their peers… https://t.co/ROzxCErZFxIf you can't... https://t.co/4sF1RCubkl
12/16
2019
@jasuja At the airport, for one :)A group of East Asians sitting across from me is speaking in grammatically perfect English in a familiar-yet-unfami… https://t.co/PwHEUPWKD8Sometimes,I do this too for lunch. 😊 https://t.co/PgAym6r59p @_menonX wow 😱🏅
12/15
2019
Stories (on IG, FB, Snapchat) and Memories (on FB) nicely illustrate the difference between younger and older gener… https://t.co/dbYM210hPlI'm not bad at remembering people's birthdays and anniversaries. I'm good at sending belated wishes.How I try to have more time on my hands. https://t.co/7KmSkWMZNU
12/14
2019
#LifeInTheMetro this morning. https://t.co/5n6dvRvVl4Who called it a performing flea and not tick talk?Customer to whom he's relating this: "Suraksha important hai. Haath na dhone se to accha hai." "Bilkul, sir. Bilku… https://t.co/8fD2U6ixVtOn a recent visit to my barber's: "Sir, aap yakeen nahi karenge, ek sir aate hai haircut ke liye Sector __ se. Au… https://t.co/4GZG1iNMbZ
12/13
2019
Driving past Jamia a little while back, I passed a bunch of students participating in a civil protest. Further down… https://t.co/OHaWROYkhb @sunainajairath Managed to get it back from a guy who was walking around with it in his hand 🙂 @thefullmohanty 😂😂 #BeltHiBachao @shivanimani84 These are the times we're reminded it is better to put all your content in the body of an email: no attachments. @namchu It could have been an emperor moth printed there and there would still be a puddle, I imagine 😛 @DILIPtheCHERIAN Who? The planes or the humans? 😉
12/12
2019
I'm yet to see a men's restroom in a public place (hotel, airport, train station, movie theater, etc) where there i… https://t.co/c1qgbwlgXH @jasuja And most impractical in the winter. 😅 #RetractYourDemandYes, I'm crazy, but you're normal. So there. @sidin Shoes are slippery outside places of worship. @DILIPtheCHERIAN I was starting to think about walking to a store with one hand casually in my pocket (but secretly… https://t.co/BQJTb9lw2w @jasuja This is why pajamas are so practical. Nada baandho, chalte raho. No need for belts 😝 @SumanthKJain 🤭 @thesatbir Indeed :) @drvivarora @thesatbir 😂😂 @srini_bala I binged on an unlimited buffet instead that day 😀
12/11
2019
I've heard of chappal chors outside places of worship. I've once had another passenger walk out of the airport with… https://t.co/pDPGnlq50l
12/10
2019
@jasuja 😂😂😂 @Sailor_at_heart 😂😂 @jasuja Thank you!A third consecutive Sunday run of 21.1km, today at the Super Sikh Run. This time, the medal is not edible unlike th… https://t.co/NFkhprSqng
12/8
2019
Hindi movie song lyrics are meant to work especially when taken out of the context of the movie. Take this, for ins… https://t.co/Ki05f0L8hw
12/7
2019
And made this ring true one more time: https://t.co/ermBfnmEmv #SubtlePlugThat innings from @imVkohli today -- one for the ages. Gave me as much joy as the best from the bat of a certain @sachin_rt. #INDvsWI @namchu What is the procedure to move there?Sharp, succinct, unflinching, with neither an over- nor under- estimation of his and his company's thoughts and act… https://t.co/13HQZejd9L"Better padhao, better bachao" (said with the right accent) seems to be the theme of the keynote this morning at #HTLS2019 @Delomail If this had been Bombay, we could've called it Arora Borivali 😛#NoteToSelf https://t.co/NGPNJh0GIa
12/6
2019
@Venkrek @bhogleharsha 👍🏼😀😀 I can say this of you and I, but not quite to @bhogleharsha: manam manam dostulum, chettu kinda kotulum 😛The sky over Delhi, on fire a few minutes back. #NoFilter https://t.co/H9UFsj0Qxq @beastoftraal @ashoklalla Or, as Galahad Threepwood might have said, pshaw. :) @milindtapaswi That's one marathon I've never run so far. One of these days :)The glaze in the dazed gaze is set. The pace of the day's chase is set. The nudge to begin the trudge is given.… https://t.co/ZQYmC0icHLAs much as I love Batman (although I love Heath Ledger's Joker more), this is one of the best and most succinct com… https://t.co/v1ob1pNeUM
12/5
2019
@sonaljhuj It is. Although I'm still more partial to the night view of Marine Drive. :) @jasuja Clearly 🤦‍♀️Thanks. Will try to swing by :) @jasuja @bhatnaturally Is there a vegetarian version? :-) @bhatnaturally Yes, sir :)Bombay can be quite gorgeous early in the morning. https://t.co/JrlhhTje0I
12/4
2019
Fractal Ink Design Studio Linked by Isobar wins Silver in the ‘South Asia Specialist Agency of the Year’ category. #AOY19 @IsobarIndia
Retweeted by narayan devanathanGold : South Asia Social Agency of the year @CampaignAsia @Campaign_India https://t.co/6T3p7p9gRg
Retweeted by narayan devanathan @The_Karthik Thank you 🙏🏼 @subhajrao Thank you for the kind words. Glad you liked it ☺️ @TheRaviB Thank you, Ravi! (Have not forgotten that other piece. Will get it to you before this weekend, if still relevant. 🙂) @ramkid @Vikramjit_S 🙏🏼🙏🏼 to you both. @ramkid Thank you, thank you ☺️ @paisatish 🙏🏼F1: Main toh phir bhi baaharwala hoon. Mujhe koi farak nahi padta. Pachtayega tu aur tera family. Bhugtaana tab bhi… https://t.co/EwXgn1RbwdFriend 1: Dekh tu shuru toh kar de exercise. Main roz 10km chalta hoon. 3 mahine mein 9 kilo kam kiya hai maine. C… https://t.co/EnBp6jQxqGI’ve heard people try to cajole, persuade, argue with someone into leading a healthier life, but I just heard the m… https://t.co/EZjLiaDkLt100+ years since the invention of color photography, 60+ years since the creation of color TV, but in the age of so… https://t.co/Is1gDCINvQ @Vikramjit_S Thank you! 🙏Read this thread because: 1. It has this wholesome quality that will never make it go viral. 2. It's not a "hot tak… https://t.co/JEG9uO2GRH
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12/3
2019
@VidyaG88 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 @SumanthKJain 100 points! @jasuja Is the male being referred to here the salesman or me? 😛 @DILIPtheCHERIAN Always. To paraphrase a popular saying, jo dekhta hai, woh bechta hai 🙂 @sunainajairath I was shopping for loafer socks (they're a thing) in the same store 😃 @Vikramjit_S 😂 @LloydMathias Thank you, Lloyd. That's high praise :) One of these days, hopefully!"Why do you run marathons?" I've been asked this a few times. Here's an attempt at not so much an answer as a desc… https://t.co/QeUPXGe0ID @namchu 😂😂I love the salesmen in hosiery stores in Lajpat Nagar. Woman of indeterminable size: "Bhaiyya, tummy tucker hai?"… https://t.co/ipSTLnkRev @namchu One of the two people in the conversation is 🙂
12/2
2019
24/24 by 8:30am, the winter sun pierces through the morning haze enough for you to stand on top of Raisina Hill and… https://t.co/XGx3mkWqfI23/ I couldn’t spot any Presidents, only gardens, and I figured I looked innocent enough to pass through. Unsuccess… https://t.co/OUKRait93H22/ At the end of Dara Shukoh Road, I see one of the few gates entering into Rashtrapathi Bhavan that is not closed… https://t.co/E4vnN67hR121/ (Second interesting aside: The difference in spellings of the two alternative names aren’t just that. They brin… https://t.co/TrAMCy7frZ20/ As you hang right by the perimeter wall of Rashtrapathi Bhavan and turn onto Dara Shukoh Road (interesting asid… https://t.co/BKv5rWkiXy19/ There are a bunch of cyclists on rental bikes. A teenager is nervously balancing herself while pleading with he… https://t.co/B5uLnn6Elh18/ “We pledge to live happy, healthy lives!,” exhorted the captain, the team full-throatedly echoing his words. “W… https://t.co/s6pYBYGOg517/ Past the Janpath intersection, the lawns on either side of Rajpath are taken over by cricket & football teams,… https://t.co/wKzWCAArx316/ I’m clearly running slow enough to be able to catch all of this as I pass them by. But that’s also the essentia… https://t.co/XbpIBB3S4h15/ “Abbe saale, tujhe ek aur bande ki zaroorat padegi. In sab mein se kisi pe bharosa hai tujhe ki tu agar girega… https://t.co/w93ZNGTKeU14/ They also indulge in light-hearted banter amongst themselves as they do so. “Yaar, main bhi ek din seekh ke ai… https://t.co/Zq6uNPsWGM13/ In any case, the “official” photographers are not the only ones recording their feats. A bunch of young men—mos… https://t.co/YEHFkxrvba12/ Their performance is being captured by an accompanying pair of photographers. Perhaps this is their submission… https://t.co/ARoGUbe8OW11/ Past the intersection of Mansingh Road, there’s an acrobatic couple in matching yellow outfits performing compl… https://t.co/8Jv48Wq2SC10/ A platoon of Weekend Warriors has assembled without the discipline that seasoned soldiers would have to get int… https://t.co/5ez8CeqYoz9/ Criss-crossing past them, I head to the far end of the park area that encloses India Gate and there’s a silence… https://t.co/PD71UHIkDl8/ There are already a horde of chaiwalas with their tiny paper cups and ketlis catering to a diverse set of touris… https://t.co/t5nYGLzBNi7/ The stretch past Teen Murti Marg and Akbar Road leading to India Gate is fairly eventless. The action is all around India Gate.
12/1
2019

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