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Hi five of me...

Updated on August 6, 2016

Recently I came across a hubpage by subseven titled “The Top 5 Must See Tourist Places in Chhattisgarh, India”. This inspired me to think of my favourite five – places, people, acts and deeds!

I put mind to rest, and gave five minutes to think of all the good things that had happened to me.

The first thing that strikes me was that being a Muslim, I must first fulfil the 5-obligatory duties. Islam stands on five pillars...

  1. Testify Allah’s oneness and Muhammad (PBUH) as His prophet
  2. Pray five times a day
  3. Fast during the Islamic month of Ramadan
  4. Pay zakat annually
  5. Offer pilgrimage to Mecca on Hajj at least once in a life time.

Here are other, Top 5 things that I can relate to in my life. And of course I invite you to add your Top Five in the space provided at the end of this HubPage (Click here to go there directly)

Places – Top five cities/towns I have lived.

I was born in small town called Vaniyambadi in Tamilnadu, India. Since then I have lived or visited different cities and towns through my life. Here are list of 5 places I would like to live and or like to visit once again.

  1. Vaniyambadi
  2. Mecca
  3. Singapore
  4. Dubai
  5. Jeddah/Riyadh

Places – Top five Cities I never visited, but like to visit:

I love visiting new places and meeting people. The following places fascinate me. I would like to visit places from Auckland to Zurich... but to limit it to Five here is my wish list. Top of the list is Switzerland. Since I have already visited Singapore, I would prefer to visit Malaysia this time around. And of course Japan is another place that intrigue me and for sure would like to explore this wonder place. Visit to London is my childhood dream.

Will someone sponsor my visit?

  1. Zurich, Switzerland
  2. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  3. Tokyo, Japan
  4. London, UK
  5. Johannesburg, South Africa

Places – Top Five Indian Cities for holidaying:

I have visited most of the South India – that includes visit to temple cities of Madurai, Kanyakumari, Ramashwaram. I have also visited Mumbai, Goa, New Delhi and Ahmadabad. Following are my wish list for visiting some tourist cities in India. Yes, I would like to visit Goa again!

  1. Kumarakom, Kerala
  2. Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
  3. Goa, Goa
  4. Darjeeling, West Bengal
  5. Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Making a difference in my life!
Making a difference in my life! | Source

People – Five Women who made difference in my life.

Here are five women in my life made difference in my life. I wonder what I will be without these lovely women.

  1. My Mother, Nikhat
  2. My Sister, Shanez
  3. My Wife, Farzana
  4. My daughter, Andalip
  5. My daughter, Youssra

Top Five Actors (Hindi)

Amitabh - Indian Actor of the Century
Amitabh - Indian Actor of the Century

I grow up watching movies starring Dilip Kumar. If the history of Indian cinema is written, then there would history before Dilip Kumar and after Dilip Kumar. Most new comers would copy Dilip Saab’s style of dialogue delivery and acting.

Some years later, Zanjeer happened. I loved Amitabh acchan. His movies 'Amar Akbar Anthony' is iconic movie. 'Deewar', 'Don' are all some of his excellent movies. Aamir Khan is another hero I admire for his choice of films and the way he promotes them. His last movie 'PK' was biggest blockbuster in Hindi films.

Salaam Khan is another actor. He is mass hero, portraying larger than life image. I am fond of his action films like 'Dabaang', 'Wanted'. He started as a romantic hero in movies and after his hugely successful movie 'Wanted', turn action hero. His latest movie 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' turn out to very successful and super duper hit movies.

And yes to make it 5, Govinda is one of my favorite. My family hate him. So are most of my friends. But still I love and his movies.

  1. Dilip Kumar
  2. Amitabh Bacchan
  3. Aamir Khan
  4. Salman Khan
  5. (yes, yes) Govinda

Top Five Actors (South India)

I have not included Shivaji and MGR – once my favourite actors. But since both are no more, I have left alone. After these two legends of Tamil film industry, Rajni and Kamal dominated the industry. Then came the duo Vijay and Ajit. I don’t follow Ajit, though he is quite popular in Tamil movies.

  1. Rajnikant
  2. Vijay
  3. Surya
  4. Kamal Hasan
  5. Mahesh Babu

Favourite Five Actresses

Hema Malini, with her daughter (also an actress)
Hema Malini, with her daughter (also an actress)

It is not a difficult choice to select the best of 5 heroines from Indian film industry. Hema Malini is one actress who can be called a true Dream Girl. Yeah, in my list of my favourite five actress, Aishwarya, Katrina, Bipasha etc are missing. But they are missing because my favourite are only the following 5.

  1. Madhubala
  2. Hema Malini
  3. Sridevi
  4. Madhuri Dixit
  5. Karisma Kapoor

Padosan
Padosan | Source

Top 5 Hindi Movies

I like comedy movies. Serious one are definite no, no for me. Amongst the old movies, it was Padosan (Mehamood productions, 1968) I enjoyed the most. A wonderful movie. Then the most entertaining movies are from Rajkumar Hirani – that include 3 idiots, and Munna Bhai series. I am a great fan of Hema Malini. I have seen Sita Aur Geeta 6 times on 6 consecutive days.

  1. Padosan (1968)
  2. 3 Idiots (2009)
  3. Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006)
  4. Sita Aur Geeta (1972)
  5. Aankhen (1993)

There are lot more I wanted to add here. The list is growing. Perhaps, I will write more hubpages on Top 5 series.

I invite all of you to include Hi 5 in your life, be it celebrities, or family members in the space provided below (at the end of this hub).

Your Top 5 - add your list here!

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