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Anshula (4 Posts)

Anshula, a student of ASN Sr Sec School, loves to draw and color, listen to soft music, watch good movies, read mythology and explore new places during her vacations. She has her own blog on Learning and Creativity and also writes in Silhouette Magazine.

Antara Nanda Mondal (65 Posts)

Editor in Chief, Learning and Creativity; Consulting Editor, Silhouette Magazine As a professional business journalist, Antara spent 14 years covering business stories but alongside kept alive her passion for writing on cinema. She writes extensively on the changing trends of music, direction and filmmaking in cinema and her articles aim to provide well-researched, complete and accurate information on the legends of cinema for the movie enthusiast. She is also the Founder-Editor of Blue Pencil, a New Delhi-based publishing house and recently edited and published Incomparable Sachin Dev Burman, the biography of SD Burman written by HQ Chowdhury. Her articles have also been published in Dearcinema.com and Du-kool.com. Antara is Editor-Creative Director of Wisitech InfoSolutions Pvt. Ltd.

Debarati Bhattacharjee (1 Post)

Debarati Bhattacharjee is a scientist by profession. When she is not working, which is often, she watches movies and reads books, and dreams of going to exotic lands. She is an avid traveller and frequently dreams of a parallel universe where she is a hot shot travel writer for Discovery/NatGeo/Lonely Planet.

Helena Tomasson (1 Post)

Helena Tomasson, born in USSR, has been living in Sweden from 2007. Previously, she studied the sociology of culture and media and worked as a marketing chief in a printing company in Kiev, Ukraine. Presently, she is studying Visual Culture at Lunds University where she is researching Bergman's film in particular. She writes nonfiction, fiction and poetry. Selected poetry were published in the collections. The ironic lyrics of the new century, Russia, St.Petersburg, 2005. From the heart to heart, Malmö, Sweden, 2011. She is an author of the fiction book Georgian Novel, Kiev, Ukraine, 2011.

Hou Hsiao-hsien (1 Post)

Hou Hsiao-hsien is a famous Taiwanese film maker and winner of major international awards.

HQ Chowdhury (1 Post)

HQ Chowdhury is a freelance writer on music and films. He first wrote in the late 1960s for the People, an English daily from Dhaka and then for a while in the early 1970s for Cine Advance, published from Kolkata and Mumbai. He is the author of Incomparable Sachin Dev Burman (the biography of composer-singer SD Burman) and a recipient of the 2006 ‘Sachin Dev Burman Award’ from the Government of Tripura, India. HQ Chowdhury is the CEO of Plasma Plus, an application laboratory of science and technology of which he is also the founder. He was listed in the Marquis WHO’s WHO in the World of Professionals from 1997 to 2002.

Kaustav Bakshi (2 Posts)

Kaustav Bakshi is Assistant Professor, Department of English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. He is pursuing a doctoral programme on Expatriate Sri Lankan Fiction in English at the Department of English, Jadavpur University. Apart from presenting papers at several national and international conferences and regularly contributing to academic journals, he has co-edited two anthologies, Anxieties, Influences and After: Critical Responses to Post colonialism and Neocolonialism and Studies in Indian English Poetry.

Learning And Creativity Desk (0 Post)

Learning & Creativity is your one stop resource for all that is associated with encouraging learning and creativity in children, teens and even adults. Learning & Creativity offers the finest literary works, tips, advice, art work, art supplies, books, book reviews, movie info… and more!

Maitreyee Bhattacharjee Chowdhury (4 Posts)

Maitreyee B Chowdhury is a web columnist, poet and creative writer. She is author of three books 'Reflections on My India', 'Uttam Kumar and Suchitra Sen: Bengali Cinema's First Couple' and 'Where Even The Present Is Ancient: Benaras'. She writes on cinema and art too. Maitreyee writes for Criterion Literary Journal; a journal of media studies 'Kottaka'; Indian Express (Bay Area); Indian Ruminations; YOMO Art Gallery (South East Asian Art House); Gallery 2000 (French Art House); The Sip of Life, etc.

Mukul Sharma (3 Posts)

Mukul Sharma grew up in Jaipur, graduated from National Law School, Bangalore. Works with a corporate law firm to pay for books and movie tickets. Idolises Tony Stark and emulates Dogbert.

Pankaj Sharma (1 Post)

Pankaj Sharma is an avid reader, an active blogger and a passionate writer who wishes to read all the classics written by the literary geniuses of 19th and 20th century.

Ramendra Kumar (2 Posts)

Ramendra Kumar (Ramen) is a children’s writer with 38 books to his name. He has won 34 awards in the competition for writers of children’s literature organised by Children’s Book Trust (CBT), over the years. He also dabbles in satire, poetry, fiction and travelogues. His writings have been translated into 15 Indian and 14 foreign languages and have also found a place in text books, as well as national and international anthologies. A much sought after inspirational speaker and story teller, Ramen has been invited to participate in several conferences and festivals. These include the IBBY Congress of Children’s Writers in Denmark (2008) & Greece (2018) and Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (2019), apart from many literary events across the country. In the Congress held in Greece he was the only writer from India to be invited to chair two sessions. An Engineer and an MBA, Ramen is former General Manager & Chief of Communications, SAIL, Rourkela Steel Plant. He is the father of two children who are bonsai celebrities in their own right. While Ankita is a youth icon and a travel blogger with an Instagram following of 76K, Aniket creates cool Apps and designs covers for his Dad's books. His website is www.ramendra.in

Sandipan Roy Chowdhury (1 Post)

Sandipan Roy Chowdhury stays in Kolkata and works in an Indian IT organisation. His biggest passions are listening to music and watching movies. Sandipan tries to observe the universe, and imbibe the knowledge and the art from the surroundings to apply into whatever he writes or draws or even says.

Sushil Kumar (1 Post)

Sushil is a movie buff who loves to spend his free time watching movies from different genres and languages.

Susmita Paul (2 Posts)

Susmita Paul is an emerging writer with only a couple of English poems recently published in Montauk after a long hiatus. Her sole Bengali poetry book was published by Kaurab in 2019. She is also a Zentangle inspired artist and also a mother to a curious five-year old. She lives in Graz, Austria with her son and her husband.