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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation business executive, grassroots organiser, social planner, educator, writer, translator
Location Calcutta, India
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Interests Cities, literature, cinema, music, travel, writing, translation, Religion, education, friendship.
Favorite Movies My Fair Lady, Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Do Bigha Zameen, Garm Hawa, Do Ankhen Bara Haath, Pyasa, Nosferatu, High Noon, West Side Story, Roman Holiday, Nightwatch, Eclipse, One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, Kabuliwallah, Rosemary's Baby, Julia, Manhattan, The Great Gatsby, International Velvet, Stalag 17, The Front Page, Bicycle Thieves, Albert Pinto ko Gussa Kyun Ata Hai, Aparajito, Bhuvan Shome, Ojantrik, Meghe Dhaka Tara, Badi Theke Paliye, Z, The Great Escape, Modern Times, Limelight, Sleuth, The Caine Mutiny, Loneliness of a Long Distance Runner, Follow Me, Blade Runner, The Wall, Altered States, American Graffiti, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence, Elcino & the Condor, Battle of Algiers, Los Olvidados, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Belle de Jour, Yol, Question of Silence, Attica, Sophie's Choice, The Duel, Serpico, The Comedians, Missing, Amok, On the Waterfront, A Streetcar named Desire, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy, Repulsion, The Lavender Hill Mob, The Postman always Rings Twice, Rebecca, Vertigo, Double Indemnity, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Carmen Jones, Don't Look Now, My Dinner with Andre, Eraserhead, Kagemusha, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, The Sting, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Zelig, Lord of the Flies, Bhavni Bhavai, Excalibur, Twelve Angry Men, Battleship Potemkin, Samskara, Teesri Kasam, Oridathu, Jean de Florette, Brief Encounter, Family Business, Picnic at Hanging Rock, Amadeus, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, The Sacrifice, Amma Ariyan, Kathy Come Home, Dead Poets Society, Chinatown, Electric Dreams, Pather Panchali (restored), The Sleepers, Life is Beautiful, Angel Heart, Carrington, Avanti popolo, Field of Dreams, Seabiscuit, Boys Don't Cry, Heavenly Bodies, Finding Forrester, Blind Chance.
Favorite Music Music of the world.
Favorite Books Count of Monte Cristo, The Spanish Gardener, Tarzan, She, Vanity Fair, Huckleberry Finn, Mahabharata, Cry My Beloved Country, Travels with My Aunt, The Old Man and the Sea, The Little Prince, Animal Farm, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Don Camillo, Ragtime, The Importance of Being Ernest, Nineteen Eighty Four, Death of a Salesman, Herself Surprised, Waiting for Godot, Catch 22, The Grapes of Wrath, Cannery Row, The Winter of Our Discontent, The Other, Crowned Heads, Another Time, Another Place, The Collected Stories of Hortense Calisher, Face to Face, Humboldt's Gift, The River of Blood, Ruslan and Ludmila, The Captain's Daughter, Moby Dick, Fathers and Sons, Tin Drum, The Magic Mountain, Bullet Park, Revolutionary Road, Gimpel the Fool, The Castaway, In the Beginning, The Adventures of Herbie Bookbinder, Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, A Burnt-Out Case, The Narrow Corner, Heaven's My Destination, Look Homeward Angel, Franny & Zooey, The Day of the Locust, Falling Bodies, Zen & the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance, Death in Venice, Love of Seven Dolls, The Puppeteer's Tale, So Many Hungers, Gift of a Cow, Memed My Hawk, Crime and Punishment, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Chronicle of a Death Foretold, The Village by the Sea, Childhood's End, Kim, The Enigma of Arrival, The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years, Book of Laughter & Forgetting, The Name of the Rose, Memoirs of a Survivor, Love in the Time of Cholera, Songlines, Into Their Labours, The Song of Solomon, The Asiatics, The Man With the Golden Arm, The Famished Road, Ordinary Love & Good Will, In the Skin of a Lion, The Family of Pascual Duarte, Stones for Ibarra, Lila, The Storyteller, Maus, The Conference of the Birds, Invisible Cities, Ramayana, Where the Wild Things Are, The Prince Who Became a Cuckoo, God's Pauper, Savitri, The Jataka, The Little Locksmith, Rouse Up O Young Men of the New Age, A Quiet Life, Women as Lovers, Persepolis, Blindness, All the Names, Buddha, My Name is Red.