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Paulami DuttaGupta's Blog

Paulami DuttaGupta

About Paulami DuttaGupta

Born in Shillong, many moons ago, with schooling at Loreto Convent, and an English Honors from St. Edmunds College, Paulami Duttagupta started her career with All India Radio Shillong. She had written and also given her voice to a few shows there. Later she came down to Kolkata and got a post graduate degree in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University.  She had also taken up a fancy to learning Spanish, but today confesses that she has forgotten most of it. She has written for ‘The Times of India’ in the ‘Guwahati-Shillong plus Edition’ and also ‘The Shillong Times’.  Television had always attracted her and was connected to the Bangla TV industry for about 6 years. She was associated with ETV- Bangla, Akash Bangla and Sony Aath in this period. Having left her day job in 2012, Paulami took up full time writing. Her first novel, 'Pinjar' released in early 2012. Her second novel 'Unplanned Destinty' released in 2014. She is also the screenplay writer of the national award winning Khasi film – 'Ri Homeland of Uncertainty'. 'Ri' has been adapted into a novel and released in September’ 14. Apart from writing full length novels, she has written several short stories and articles. She has also contributed to the Minds@work Anthology and the Family Matters International Anthology in 2013. Recently she has contributed to the 'Roots and Meanderings: Anthology of Selected Short Stories', 'Her Story Anthology', and 'Celebrating India – Love across Borders Anthology'. When she is not writing or watching movies, Paulami is either reading biographies or classic pieces of literature. Cricket, food, cinema, books and music are an integral part of her life.  She is currently working on her next project as movie script writer and editing and compiling an anthology titled ‘Marijuana Diaries.’ Her next novel ‘After a Decade of Solitude’ will release in 2015.
 

Today’s Motivation

Santa Claus loves people, brings happiness to them; He showers all with gifts generously; He shares his joys with forlorn people; He is ever ready to help a needy; His compassion for people is genuine; He identifies everybody in light of solidarity; For him Christmas is not just one day but all days in a year and forever………Anybody who possess these qualities is a Santa Claus in this world.
Santa Claus loves people, brings happiness to them; He showers all with gifts generously; He shares his joys with forlorn people; He is ever ready to help a needy; His compassion for people is genuine; He identifies everybody in light of solidarity; For him Christmas is not just one day but all days in a year and forever………Anybody who possess these qualities is a Santa Claus in this world.