Sharmistha Gooptu
English   |   Bangla

Sharmistha Gooptu is a writer and historian of cinema. Her recently published novel Menoka Has Hanged Herself is set against the film industry of the 1930s.


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I lived through Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata. It has humbled us all

If you were any better off than anybody else at this time, it was only a quirk of fate, and nothing around seemed very safe or the same anymore.


 |   5-minute read

How Rishi Kapoor made us fall in love with him khel khel mein

The actor was never apologetic of anything, whether his body weight in the age of sculpted heroes, or his screen persona.