Delhi Metro. The Red Line. 10:55 P.M. 6 passengers. 3 flashes. 1 dead body. The world of SHO Hanumant Shastri and ASI Azhar Ansari takes a turn when a high profile case lands in their jurisdiction. An MoD personnel drops dead where everything points the case to be open and shut. Shastri sniffs out some […]
Books with Bengali nostalgia always brings me back home. ‘A flutter in the colony’ was one such book, where I found myself back in my room, sipping tea with my friends on an ‘Adda’ session, munching on some ‘nimki’. The language, Sandeep Ray has used was volatile enough to include Bengali, Tamil, Chinese and, Malayan […]
To unwind, I try to fall back to short films which are always refreshing and unique than the mainstream. Here are 5 of my favourite top short films on YouTube which I stumbled upon while some casual surfing.
Masala Pooris: Stuffed poori varieties to make your dinner table interesting! Bengalis have an unadulterated love for Luchis aka Pooris. And, those have to be unadulterated Maida or Refined Flour ones, soft, puffy and pristine white. No compromise with that! Those regular ones with 50% Whole Wheat Flour has often earned me stern looks from […]
A twisted political satire baked with a hint of dark humour and handful of philosophy. Call Me Al: The Hero’s Ha-ha Journey made for a lip smackingly delicious treat better savoured slowly. I took my sweet time with this 294 pages long thriller and it truly was a roller coaster ride! There are ten chapters […]
You Beneath Your Skin Book Review Damyanti Biswas’ debut novel, You Beneath Your Skin, takes you through the streets of a smoggy New Delhi and will send a shiver down your spine with every single turn it will take. It was a difficult read for me, because I can stomach crimes against women so much. […]