Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Rajuvum radhayum

Rajuvum radhayum

        For all those who are born in the 1980s, these two names are synonymous with childhood. They are the characters of a hugely popular comic called ‘Mayavi’ in a children’s magazine, Balarama.

    In those days when Doordarshan was the only form of entertainment for children, those children’s magazines were a huge respite. Now of course, kids these days watch Raju & Radha in motion though DVDs and discs.

        There were times when a whole generation used to wait in sweet anticipation for these books. The kind of stories that used to feature were endearingly creative yet with subtle messages.

        But what is of interest is the fact that as was mentioned by T.G.Ravi in a movie, their relationship status was never defined. No one knows as to whether they were friends, lovers or siblings J.

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