Seems to be poster season again.
I increasingly see these pictures pasted along roads of local politicians and their goons.
The police must be having an easy time because now they dont have to go back to the station for pictures. They find them plastered all over the place.
Related post: Ugadi Greetings I don’t need.
Some interesting names crop up whenever I read crime columns which set me reminiscing about names we knew about while growing up. I took the extra liberty to put literal English translations next to the names that needed it ;-)
Hebbetu Manja – Thumb Manja
Yenne Seena – Oil Seena or Whiskey Seena (depends on your definition of “Yenne”)
Seeme-Yenne Ramappa – Kerosine Oil Ramappa
Istri Gaadi Venka – Ironing Vehicle Venka
Macche Baabu – “Spot on Skin” Baabu
Mamsa Angadi Raaja – Butcher Shop Raaja
Mosaru Ranga – Curds/Yogurt Ranga
Theres many more.. but these are what I can think of for now. If anyone has more names, please contribute and I will include them in the main post.
Thinking of interesting nicknames, we had a guy in College who was nicknamed “Sagani” (cow shit).We always wondered whether that name would “Stick” with him in his professional life as well (pun intended).
Korangu Krishna – Monkey Krishna (cross over from a neighboring state!)
Kothi Manja – Monkey Manja
Bekkina Kannu Rajendra – Cat Eyes Rajendra
Jelly Venkatesh – Ballast Venkatesh
GiNi – Parrot
Parodi Babu – Gangster Babu
Koli Fayaz – Chicken Fayaz