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My Memories of Satyajit Ray

“When I write an original story I write about people I know first-hand and situations I’m familiar with. I don’t write stories about the nineteenth century.” – Satyajit Ray 2021 marks the birth centenary year of Satyajit Ray. My early memories of Ray go back to 2007. That same year the newspaper daily, The Telegraph…

Religious Conversion – My Views

Yesterday, like any other morning, I opened my Instagram to check on my feeds. I have been following a page called India Love Project for several months now, and every day their posts are the first to appear on my feed. The page shares forbidden love stories of people from various castes, faiths, and nationalities.…

Blossoms In The Graveyard- a Book Review

BLOSSOMS IN THE GRAVEYARD Author: Birendra Kumar Bhattacharyya Format: Kindle Edition Genre: Fiction No. of pages: 148 Publisher: Niyogi Books Publication year: 2016 “There was certainly every reason for her to remain silent. This last wound was enough to uproot her entire life, her entire being. It would not be easy to bring Habib back…

The Heroine and Other Stories- a Book Review (Part 2)

6. It’s Only Words: The blind basket weaver, Rukmini sits under the banyan tree weaving baskets and mats of palm leaves and bamboo sticks. She is a congenital blind woman. To her, her fingers are her only eyes. One rainy night, Kanappan, a stranger walks in the charity hall, the place where she retires every…

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About Me

Namaste! I’m Kakoli from India. A personified curated collection of a life-long learner and a pseudo-engineer with a hint of love for novels, languages, and writing. Also, I run my fingers over the piano keys and wear an extra pair of eyes.