Delhi’s Graffiti/Street Art

Like a splatter of paint that adds life to dry canvas, graffiti as an art form has slowly yet surely spread its roots across Kolkata. The City of Joy recently organized the Kolkata Street Art Festival in collaboration with Berger Paints, where an attempt was made to fill the bare walls of our city by…

City Of Hearts

Delhi is often called the “ दिलों का शहर ”( city of hearts). It’s a bustling place getting developed at a rapid pace. From having amazing architectural beauties to a glorious past to having some of the best educational centres to being the hub of every important thing, Delhi has been a city of dreams for many.…

What If ?

The sky and weather brought us together. The sky was angry, spitting sparks and rumbling roars. I had no particular inclination to go to tuition. I remember, I was the first one to start texting. “You’re going to tuition?” “Yeah. I am.” “You see the lightning, man? What if we get fried?” “I live on the…

Basanta Utsav | From the Past to the Present

According to Hindu Mythology, Vishnu – the Creator in the Divine Trinity of Hindu Gods – was incarnated in Earth as Sri Krishna in the Dvapara Yug. Mythology states that Krishna was disguised as a “Gop Balok”, and he spent his leisure with 108 Gopinis, including Bhagyabati. Lore says that on the auspicious day of…

Grey Town – The Confluence of Cultures

“Calcutta Walks” is a Kolkata based group founded and nurtured by Iftekhar Ahsan – aka Ifte – an intrepid explorer. Calcutta walks are manned by individuals from different walks of life. They organize and conceptualize tours in places people usually miss out on, so that they can get a taste of the real Kolkata. I…

Back to Street

“If you are fond of Street Photography then Kolkata is your paradise” Firstly my sincere apologies for not being active during the last few months. I would like to say sorry to all those people who have been asking me to update my blog but I had to keep you all waiting. Being an ardent…