With Bharatiya Janta Party’s (BJP’s) top brass campaigning aggressively from one state to another, you will be forgiven for thinking that India’s leaders give more time to electioneering than solving actual issues. The sad part is that India seems to … Continue reading Politics: Ten decisive factors for West Bengal’s bloody elections 2021
Asha Jaoar Majhe (meaning: The Meeting in-between visits) is an 84 min Bengali movie currently available on Amazon Prime Video. The English name of this movie is Labour of Love. This is a silent film featuring (only) a nameless couple … Continue reading Amazon Movie Review: Asha Jaoar Majhe is a statement on importance of a partner
I admired Newton, at a Bengaluru theatre. The hall was 80% full with enthusiasts desperate to catch India’s official Oscar entry for a 9am show – the only timing available to watch the Pankaj Tripathi – Rajkummar Rao film. This … Continue reading Newton, Ventilator, Posto or Hindi Medium – Which was the better bet for Oscars 2018?
Srijit Mukherjee’s sixth feature film Chotushkone (Bengali, meaning quadrangle) is literally an advanced course on filmmaking – not a Rapidex, not a Dummies Guide. He garnered two National awards for this movie – to add to the four already in … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Chotushkone is thrill ride for viewers, bench mark for film makers
Over my travels, there are only four cities in the world, where I have landed exclusively to do a food trip – Bangkok, Delhi, Hyderabad & Kolkata. These are cities where the average meal would score very high on taste, … Continue reading Food: Ten reasons why Kolkata must be declared ‘Food capital of India’
Posto (Bengali) is must watch movie for all who know the complications of a kid growing under care of relatives. Buoyed by six sigma performances, it’s a story of seven-year old Posto who grows up under grand parental care at … Continue reading Movie Review: Posto is a must watch emotional rollercoaster
After a yawning experience with stale plate of Raees, we needed a good flick to get us back on rhythm. Saheb Bibi Golaam on Netflix, Singapore, fulfilled that dosage. Often the Bengali film industry struggles to bridge the gap between … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Saheb Bibi Golaam combines to a good thriller