Inspired by the 2 most famous quotes from contemporary Indians – “Poverty is just a state of mind” and “I am still a Virgin” attributed to Rahul Gandhi and Salman Khan, Koffee with Karan started a new segment called “States of mind”.
Some of the immortal gems and the explanations offered by the participants are listed here :
Rahul Gandhi – Poverty is a state of mind. (just think you are rich, you wont feel hungry)
Salman Khan – Virginity is a state of mind. (you are a virgin till the time you think you are one)
Trinamool Congress – Change is a state of mind … (take it or leave it)
CPI(M) – Existence is a state of mind. (so what, if its getting hard to find candidates for elections?)
Lalu Yadav – Corruption is a state of mind. (it was just cow fodder after all)
Indian National Congress – Feudalism is a state of mind. (politics is in the genes though)
BJP – NDA is a state of mind – BJP. (with each passing day allies are becoming hard to find)
Tarun Tejpal – Moral policing is a state of mind. (ahem ahem)moving towards foreign shores.
Uncle Sam – Slowdown is a state of mind. (dollar is power and we’ll print some more)
Roger Federer – Retirement is a state of mind. (ask Sachin …err…Beckham …err… Isinbayeva …err… yeah .. Vishy Anand)
Ronaldo – Messi is a state of mind. (when will Real Madrid get Iniesta behind me?)
Pakistan military – Democracy is a state of mind. (we’ve got the guns, remember?)
Israel – Non violence is a state of mind. (slap me once, I will slap you thrice and twice more)
China – India is a state of mind. (just a place to keep Dalai Lama exiled, otherwise everything else Indians use are made by us)