A Quote for life!

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
Specialization is for Insects

Robert A Heinlein
(American science-fiction writer,1907-1988)

Friday, May 29, 2009

Outsourced – the Movie

Recently, I saw this movie called Outsourced - A Hollywood movie, made in India with lot of things that I can relate to. It talked a lot about India and a lot about my present life-style.

I liked the way the story was written. I liked the way they described little emotions of Indian youth who work and live in call centers. The small talks – the training sessions – the queries of the employees – the location of the international call center – the way they talked with the customers – the emotion attached to their work – everything shown in the movie was something I could relate to very easily. I would suggest all the call center employees of India to take out some time and watch the movie. There is something for everyone in the movie. It’s not something very deep that you need to think of, but then, it touches every aspect of the life of a call center employee in India.

Mates, you gotta like it!

A review said:

When the call center he manages in Seattle is outsourced to India, Todd
travels there to train his replacement. Housed in a new building that looks like
an above-ground bunker, the call center is staffed by willing novices whom Todd
trains to sound American. One star on the staff is Asha, who teaches Todd that
he should learn about India, and proceeds to do just that.

Written by Ron Kerrigan.

You can visit the official website of the movie to check more information about the same: Outsourced – the Movie.

I learnt: in India, everything is possible – there is always a way, only if you have the will!

4 Thoughts on this post...:

Mohammed Musthafa Wednesday, June 03, 2009  

yup...caught the movie on Star Movies...loved the way he uses the 'consultant' to get the power running....not a great movie...but still gud enuf for a watch!

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Babli Thursday, June 04, 2009  

Though I have not seen this movie but after reading your post I felt that Outsourced is a very good movie and also informative.I think you liked it very much as it is realted to call centre.Good post.

Tan Thursday, June 04, 2009  

Right Musthafa... the consultant was real good.. you remember the way they run the Mixy in their home? :P Awesome...

Tan Thursday, June 04, 2009  

Thanks Babli... the movie is good to and I could relate to it very well... Do watch it if you get time...

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