Thursday , 25 August 2016
Once upon a time in India: The Marvelous Adventures of Captain Corcoran by Alfred Assollant | Book Reviews

Once upon a time in India: The Marvelous Adventures of Captain Corcoran by Alfred Assollant | Book Reviews

There was a time when teenagers were fascinated by adventure stories that made a big chunk of their vacation reading, especially before internet made the world such a small place and made so many more options available. We have all been exposed to translated stories of Joules Verne, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Satyajit Rai (Feluda mysteries), and countless others during summer holidays. These stories do make a long-lasting impression on a growing mind and such was the case with French teenagers including well-known names of Jean-Paul Sartre and Antonio Gramsci. In their case the beloved hero was called Captain Corcoran ... Read More »

Mohenjo Daro | A Period Film | Bollywood Movie Reviews

Mohenjo Daro | A Period Film | Bollywood Movie Reviews

Ashutosh Gowarikar is a talented film maker and there are no two thoughts on that. He is often referred to as the one who makes lengthy movies. Actually there is nothing wrong in making lengthy movies, if they are gripping. And yes, you cannot score a century in each of your batting innings. The latest movie by him, Mohenjo Daro is in talks since many days with various reasons. We got a chance to watch the movies during recent holidays and we would love to share our views and reviews for it. Mohenjo Daro is a period drama but not ... Read More »

If God Was A Banker by Ravi Subramanian | Book Reviews

If God Was A Banker by Ravi Subramanian | Book Reviews

If God was a banker is another thriller by banker who is now more famous as an author, Ravi Subramanian. His other books we have reviewed so far are: 1. Bankerupt 2. God Is A Gamer (World’s first BitCoin thriller – published) Book Title : Warrior Author : Olivier Lafont Publisher : Penguin Published: (2 December 2014) # of Pages : 375 (Paperback) Kindle – file size – 1259 KB Chapters : 73 Purchase Links : Buy this book from Amazon.com Buy this book from Amazon India About the book: The book If God Was A Banker is a story ... Read More »

Bhoot (A Ghost) Episode From Hindi TV Serial Byomkesh Bakshi | Views and Reviews

Bhoot (A Ghost) Episode From Hindi TV Serial Byomkesh Bakshi | Views and Reviews

Episode #8 of Hindi TV Serial Byomkesh Bakshi explores the story of a Ghost. A Bhoot aka ghost is considered as responsible for a murder and now it is on the verge to get the victim’s house stranded! The (fictional) incidents of this episode are setup in a town called Mungair and happened during the year 1936. TV Serial : Byomkesh Bakshi Season : Season 1 Episode # : 8 Episode Title : Bhoot Originally Aired : 1993 Director : Basu Chatterji Asst. Director : Ravindra Singh Asst. Cameraman : H N Singh Music : Anand Shankar Asst. Music Director ... Read More »

Interview Of Olivier Lafont | Author of Warrior

Interview Of Olivier Lafont | Author of Warrior

Olivier Lafont is a multi-talented person. In addition to AD films and theatre, he worked in some films as well. Recently we got a chance to read his book – Warrior, which we found a nicely written fantasy fiction. We found his understanding of various mythologies including Indian seems commendable, and he have good command on words as well; which made us curious to know more about him and share it with you all. In his own words: I am a French author, screenplay writer, and actor. My family moved from France to India when I was young, and I ... Read More »

7 Lessons To Learn From Sheryl Sandberg’s 2016 commencement Speech At UC Berkley

7 Lessons To Learn From Sheryl Sandberg’s 2016 commencement Speech At UC Berkley

Better known as the COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg is a multi-talented person. She also wrote a book named Lean In. Considering her inspirational persona, she is often invited by various colleges/universities to deliver commencement speeches like: Sheryl Sandberg’s Commencement Speech At Barnard College Sheryl Sandberg’s Commencement Speech at Harvard in May 2014 Recently she was invited by UC Berkley to address the class of 2016 to deliver some words of wisdom and inspiration on their commencement day. The good thing is the University have made the entire speech available for the public on Youtube, so we all can get ... Read More »