Saints Or Sinners – Ruskin Bond Treats Every Character Equally

Fostered from the roots of Nature – Ruskin Bond’s Story not only expresses the elementary foundation between nature and mankind but curates and cultivates every character straight from our everyday lives. Bond refrains from preaching but puts anecdotes from real life on paper; the lives of simple and ordinary people like thieves, gardeners, beggars, teachers, drivers, and house helpers. Bond’s world never interferes with the super-rich idiosyncrasies but with the poor and middle-class struggles. Most importantly, Bond portrays his characters deciding on the lights of the circumstances, and what is required at the moment, not making his readers judge them for just doing what they knew best.

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Evolution of Bengali Cinema— the Cultural Nuances, Portrayal of the Society and the Transformation in Popular Culture – Part 1

The art cinema movement was set in motion with Ray’s Pather Panchali (1955). It was based on the story written by the Bengali author Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay and was a testament to his deep engagement in Bengali literature which was inspired by Bengal’s deep-rooted reality. Ray’s international recognition, first at Cannes in 1956, and his presence on the international film scene worked to embed among common Bengalis the fascination for Bengali cinema.

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An Abstract Hunt for the Meaning of life – The Top Layer Philosophy of “The Banshees of Inisherin”

In the film “The Banshees of Inisherin” where two friends standing at two different spots but equidistant from a specific center are re-evaluating the essence of ‘friendship’ via the lens of their individualities that are shaped by external factors. In the lovely cinematic universe of Inisherin (a remote island off the coast of Ireland), Padraic, played by Collin Ferrel and Colm played Brendan Gleeson, are friends on this secluded island against the backdrop of the Irish civil war. We know that war changes life and traps people in the vicious circle of mortality; however, being many miles away from the center of war, the island is not particularly affected, at least not with the visuals of torn human bodies and sabotaged property. But one fine day, Colm decides to take charge of his life and wants to leave a legacy for generations to remember him. Padraic on the other hand lives his life from one moment to the other and believes in the power of kindness.

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