Surname Stories

My desire is to compile the perspectives as a spectrum in the form of a video(if could I call it a documentary), which will be a one stop place for a young thoughtful individual to understand – the why and why not of changing surname as a means of protest against the caste system. This video should be available at the top of internet when somebody inquisitive decides to explore.

But till then, the following are the links to some articles which attempt to cover a particular aspect of the issue/idea. I wish this compilation, is a competent buffer till the documentary turns a reality.

Some online petitions surrounding the idea of surname –
Yelena Produnova, the russian gymnast who successfully did the first vault and it was sur-named after her.
Hrithik Roshan’s surname Roshan?? It is actually his grandfather’s name. He was a music Director in Bollywood.
What is Smoot? -

Disney employee’s are not called by their last names. Tradition is carried on from Walt Disney’s time.

“You should keep the surname and fight against it” – But is not that hypocrisy??
No problem with history and the community you come from, but remedy against it is necessary and is a duty for an individual with positive self-esteem.




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