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Calcutta Diary

Here, by popular request from my (male) Bengali friends, is a list of ‘Yet Another 10 Reasons Not To Marry a Bengali Girl’

Calcutta Diary
Calcutta Diary
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Amaar Neru-da

Many people don’t realise that Il Postino, that wonderful film about a friendship between Pablo Neruda and a village postman, is just a figment of fiction. One could, however, make a real-life film about Neruda and a small-time Calcutta tailor with whom the poet made friends in the 1920s. I discovered this story from Nandita mashi, an old friend of Neruda’s.

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