“Tread not in the by-lanes of the belittle ones, you will only be ripped off of your untainted glory and the very reason for your sublime existence”. @msksmiles “Vultures can hunt, eagles can prey, tigers will prowl. Only a saint will consume all the adultery and exude sanity for the baffled minds”. – @msksmiles IContinue reading “A Revered Adieu”
Sridevi’s demise marks an an end to a celebrated era of woman talent and perseverance. One of those mercurial and prodigious actors who was able to transcend boundaries successfully and with so much grace, Sridevi used her strong foundation from Tamil films to foray in to Hindi cinema and was able to hone her wayContinue reading “Chandni. Forever.”
The last couple of weeks saw Google bestowing tributes on a Russian filmmaker and a Mexican Diva. Today, I saw a Nigerian football icon grabbing this honor. Google Doodle, thank you! But I was surprised and disappointed to see that we conveniently forgot to acknowledge that today also happens to be the birthday of aContinue reading “The Curious Case of Netaji”
2017 was a roller coaster year. Well, I can call it adventurous and tumultuous in the same breath. Yes, you might argue that these expressions don’t quite sit adjacent to each other. But at times, our derivatives stand flawed and undisputed. Strange are the ways of life, so was 2017. Indulgent, attractive, celebrated. Sometimes, weContinue reading “Inevitable 2018, Hello!”
A tired evening. Lousy attitude. Relaxed and bent over for some real hot and good tea. Behind the nets, it was me at my terrible best. Wait, I am coming.
I got my sparks all over the place, and I can see people going gaga over it. What about you?
We have come a long way, we have a long way to go. Every country goes through turbulence, so have we. Every country has its moments, we have had our own. Every country has a vision, we have ours. No country is perfect, the flaws exude beauty of renaissance and evolution. We did, we do,Continue reading “70 Years of ‘Bharat’”
She is an Iron Lady. I have never seen her blink an eye or being moist in a situation. She took tuition classes, her husband has a decent job and her son was studying in a boarding school in a different town. A family of 3 with dreams of their own, I knew them asContinue reading “Death Smile”
Sometimes, it’s silent and empty. As far as you can see, that is.
Waves and Sand. Fish and Rock. People and I. Slippery corners. My lifelines. Survive and Excel. Love. Period.
Some cities just don’t give you a living, they breathe and emote, just like you do. Some cities make you what we are today. Calcutta is my soul and it’s DNA is the foundation of my life. What I possess in Calcutta is beyond words, sometimes beyond comprehension. Feelings juxtaposed, memories unlimited and segmented nostalgia.Continue reading “Calcutta, My Alma Mater”