and why my cousins are hopelessly addicted to ‘Go India’ in GPay

“You give me Puri, and I’ll give you Dastar”, chimed in my sister as my brother bellowed “Give me Dastar!!” — Never before had I ever seen my cousins bicker over something as trivial as a game. …


The James Bond sequences have been attracting generations of fans — both young and old — since the publication of the first novel in the franchise, Casino Royale, in 1953.

Writer Ian Fleming featured James Bond’s character in twelve novels and two short-story collections. …


Directed by: Anjan Dutt
Writer: Anjan Dutt
Cast: Anjan Dutt, Arjun Chakrabarty, Anindita Bose, Rajdeep Gupta, Sourav Chakraborty, Sandip Sen, Suprobhat Das, Rajat Ganguly
Streaming on: HoiChoi

A good thriller series is hard to come by these days. I have found that, of late, nothing in the thriller genre surprises…


And the funny turn of events that unfolded!

Today, on 11th June 2021, I received my first COVID-19 vaccination shot.

It is an uncertain period. Definitely. There were times, especially, when I was constantly bombarded with updates from my colleagues, family, and friends getting vaccinated and I was still stuck on the Cowin portal refreshing the site every…


One of the best short-films I’ve ever seen…

Praay Kafka’ ( Bengali, English Translation: “Almost Kafka”) is a genius modern-day rendition of Franz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” by Chandril Bhattacharya — who directed, conceptualized, and wrote the screenplay. …


It’s Ubiquitous

For anything you want — be it to learn something, to sell something, to learn to sell something; to cook something, to make anything new; to repair something, to teach something— you reach out to YouTube. YouTube is universal with an estimated penetration of ~45% Worldwide. Globally, it is the…


Arrival(2016 movie) is a one-of-its-kind sci-fi movie which delves into themes of Aliens, language-perception, futurism, world-collaboration and Uncertainty.

Why this recommendation during Quarantine ?

Its themes are synonymous with the current hysteria of dealing with uncertainty in times of Corona Virus Pandemic. You will be hooked onto the narrative right from the first few shots of…


We’re in the middle of an exponential pandemic, where the true cases of Corona virus are growing day-by-day. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed and feel at odds with the situation. Here are somethings we could do to keep functioning at high levels and fight the pandemic.

1. Virtual-connect with family and friends

Social-distancing does not mean…


You are reading a novel. Jake, your protagonist, is scaling a silent volcano. With his friend in tow, his mission is to throw a ring into the volcano’s vicious pit. The volcano suddenly erupts back to life. The protagonist along with his friend are appallingly propelled to the base, hurting…


This isn’t a review of the Joker (2019 Movie). …

Sunita Patra

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