Guru Dutt

Since my college days when professors talked about Gurudutt it was a mystery around his work. I read many article about his life and the stories. Calendars changed cinema travelled from celluloid to digital. In 2005 V K Murthy awarded IIFA life time achievement award and 2010 Dadasaheb Phalke award. I have great regards forContinue reading “Guru Dutt”

Don Quixote & Your Truly

Don Quixote novel is full of contradictions and paradox “One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world was better for this. –Don Quixote.” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra writer of Don Quixote died on 22 April 1616. He was the contemporaryContinue reading “Don Quixote & Your Truly”

This is Not the End of the Book

A conversation curated by Jean-Philippe de Tonnac Umberto Eco Jean-Claude Carrière It is one of the precious books with offers a book like a family photo album. Every one of us has grown up with watching family album. Whenever we open it we relive the moments we lived.  When we read a novel we reliveContinue reading “This is Not the End of the Book”

Ogla Tokarczuk Nobel

Last year, I discussed #Ogla Tokarczuk as #Scandinavian writer in class. I discussed it in a class of media culture and society. Today I am pleased read that she is winner of 2018 #Literature #Nobel. I am feeling happy within to read her implacable book Flights. It is interesting to see, the book was notContinue reading “Ogla Tokarczuk Nobel”

21 lessons for 21st century

Lately I read this book. This book explains the anxiety of today’s working class and the challenges of tomorrow. It is an enticing piece of writing. I feel so connected to this writing as it unfolds all the loops of life. As we are living in a time when there are no narratives and weContinue reading “21 lessons for 21st century”

Ivanka Trump offers the word of the year

Dictionary.com is a web portal dedicated to English language. Every day they come up with a word of the day. This website closely work with the development of English language and current developments in writing in press, periodicals, books and other material. Yesterday they have declared ‘complicit’ as its word of the year. Complicit –Continue reading “Ivanka Trump offers the word of the year”

The Superstar Syndrome

The Superstar Syndrome Book by Myra S White The Harvard Professor Myra S White and Sanjay Jha has inspired with their experience of teaching. They observed the students they taught and how they excel in career. A country like India which has greater young population, need this training for their students who will be making their ownContinue reading “The Superstar Syndrome”

WILLIAM MCILVANNEY THE FATHER OF TARTAN NOIR

William McIlvanney started the famous Scottish writer, poet and short story writer bid adieu to the world on 5 Dec 2015. He started his career as a English teacher. His novels Laidlaw, The Papers of Tony Veitch, and Walking Wounded explored the life and landscape of Glasgow of 1970s. He being the child of swingingContinue reading “WILLIAM MCILVANNEY THE FATHER OF TARTAN NOIR”

Archie miss Tom Moore

The world of cartoons is enjoyed by children and elders. Many teachers, leaders and communication exports have exploited cartoons for their whims and fancies. Cartoons make the message attractive, spicy for all the readers. The cartoon artist who is involved in finding the inspiration from song, poetry or real-life incidence or character, political or socioContinue reading “Archie miss Tom Moore”