Captured Mary’s

Looks like the COVID season is taking its own sweet time to end . As the lockdown still continues, I decided to indulge in reading and writing so much so that I can improve my literary skills. Not only that I  have also decided to try my hand at blogging. I am eager to express […]

The science and sci-fi of black holes

The film Interstellar is a lavish space romp which sees Mathew McConaughey jump through a worm hole, navigate space-time and tumble into a black hole in his quest to save humanity. Director Christopher Nolan was keen to get details right and enlisted the help of renowned US astrophysicist Professor Kip Thorne. So did Nolan and […]

Langala Deha, Dami Poshaka: A Review

Existential angst is not self-inflicted rather induced by the society we inhabit, the ecology we observe from and the experiences we encounter in different walks of life. Langala Deha, Dami Poshaka (Naked Bodies, Costly Attires), a collection of four short stories by Bahibala Akshaya is a commentary on the various forms of existential angst. These […]

The Message Between the Lines

When I was a child, we only had two TV channels – DD 1 and DD Metro. Watching the superhero show Shaktiman with my grandmother was my favorite thing to do. I watched episode after episode as Shaktiman would rescue children from flaming buildings, road accidents, kidnap situations, you name it and he was there […]