It's too funny. For 3 years, the Enthiran
article was a battleground for Tamil and Bollywood
fanboys. Especially Universal Hero (T-C-L-K-R-D)
. Nobody else outside that scene noticed or cared.
Maybe it was the top-grossing Indian film of all time. Maybe not. It looks pointless to me.
I bring this up for one reason: a clip from Enthiran
, a film previously unknown to the
English-speaking world, is currently becoming a hot internet meme.
It also involved the "evil sockpuppeteer" Shinas
. Who supposedly edited the Enthiran
article heavily, under the name Anwar Saadat.
I wonder if all those old ethnic and religious battles that India has endured are playing out on en-wiki
now, with nobody the wiser. Shinas appears to be Pakistani, and the admin who spent a lot of time
chasing him, SpacemanSpiff, appears to be Tamil and has spent a lot of time squabbling with other
editors about Tamil, India, and Pakistan-related articles.This post has been edited by EricBarbour: Thu 27th January 2011, 10:27pm