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Simran Singh

19. I like books, punk rock, philosophy and panicking over the crushing weight of existence. Student of Journalism, teller of stories.
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The Disciple and the anxiety of ambition

The Disciple directed by Chaitanya Tamhane is a meditative story about an aspiring artist, Sharad Narulkar with deep seated yearning to reach perfection in his art form, classical music. The…

Spoil it!

Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather (based on a book by the same name) climaxes with protagonist Michael Corleone orchestrating the murder of all his enemies thereafter consolidating his power as the…

Decentralisation of Art

There is no denial in the fact that art is the one of the most fundamental way of human expression, of representation and of inclusion. Humans are associated with art since…

Reading: A Guide

We all have picked up the habit of reading at some point of time. Through peer pressure (the only time it’s actually good!!) or because of boredom or whatever reason.…

Manufacturing Consent in India

In totalitarian societies, public opinion does not matter as regards policies. Since the legitimacy of such a government is not premised upon the consent of the governed but only a…

Our Retrograde Amnesia

The past one week has been obviously a tumultuous phenomenon not only on the psyche of the women of the nation but each and every citizen who maintains a modicum…

The horrid absurdity of Camus’ The Plague-a review

‘What’s true of all the evils in the world is true of plague as well. It helps men to rise above themselves’. Published in 1947, The Plague is a profoundly…

Our Fractured Reality

Imagine building an alternative reality in 20th century. It demanded massive financial and social political directed towards media production with precise planning. Even then, the credible established institutions claiming to…

Thou Profoundest Hell

There’s a particular kind of person  who consumes media on autopilot, a passive consumer of films, TV shows, Youtube videos, books, etc. They don’t digest, synthesise and churn it; they…

Reflections on the despair of lockdown

To be or not to be, is an easy question. Who to be, what to be, when to be, where to be, how to be and most importantly, why to…