Shakuntala Devi, a person born during the British Raj in the year 1929, was not only the "human computer", that she was designated with by the world, but also at the end of the day a Woman.
So as an usual basis, I was having an intellectual discussion with regard to literature and our locality with our Senior Council (Yes, we, the Advocates do have other discussion besides law). What I came to learn was unknown to me. Bhowanipore is a well-known part of history indeed with several Authors, Judges and highly … Continue reading Dickens in Bhowanipore, Kolkata
An interesting account and brief description as to how special effects were performed in the theatres before the modern technology by Theatrical Effects and Staging. "Special effects were used to enhance the dramatic and visual effects and increase the overall experience of the plays performed. The competition was fierce and more dramatic special effects resulted … Continue reading Theatrical Effects: Special Effects
This present version is a perfect symphony of good direction, well-written script, melodious music and marvellous acting.
“I begin to think it might be well to keep some record of my life, if it will help others to read it when I'm gone. People seem to think our lives interesting and peculiar.”
Being a lover of mystery novels, I might sound a bit partial towards this particular book, especially when it is coupled with the only person I have ever idolised, Miss Louisa May Alcott. Anyhow, this story deserves the praises without my unwanted partiality, as Dr. Lorraine Tosiello, the Author of 'Only Gossip Prospers' through her … Continue reading Only Gossip Prospers by Lorraine Tosiello: Book Review
Rabindranath Tagore has been an inspiring soul to many of the people all over the world, especially Indians. Through his endless amounts of work― be it prose or poetry― he has given our country his all. During the years of his life, he had seen grief up close and that never stopped him from sharing … Continue reading Rabindranath Tagore and his Advises
Watching Kanttho by Nandita Roy, is a must for anyone who is facing struggles and are unable to get any answers out of life. This movie has at least one answer― Will Power is the real strength that keeps us going on. 'Arjun Mallik is a popular RJ who is not only famous but well-loved. … Continue reading Kontho (2019): Knowing the strength of your Will
"We’re afraid that we will never escape our past. We’re afraid of what the future will bring. We’re afraid we won’t be loved, we won’t be liked. And we won’t succeed."
"...the voice of an old intelligence which in another age and climate had pondered and thus disposed of the same questions which exercise us."