TWINKLE KHANNA & THE LEGEND OF LAKSHMI PRASAD

About a fortnight ago, I happened to lay my eyes on a bookstore, and I was drawn inside it by some kind of magic. I spent a little more than an hour moving from one shelf to another, meanwhile colliding with people because I didn’t want to break eye contact with the book that I…

MORE ABOUT ‘The Retrospective Procrastinator’?

I am The Retrospective Procrastinator! How, you ask? That’s because, I have been (past tense; now I’m not 😀 ) a procrastinator, I look back at past incidents and ponder on them (retrospect), regret my mistakes – but I make sure I commit them again. 😛 Hence, the name The Retrospective Procrastinator! Other than that, I’m a happy…

SNAPE – THE BRAVEHEART

Harry Potter was one of the best things that happened during my adolescence. I adore and admire all the characters of the book, and still crave to be a part of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Not to mention, even now I read/watch the series whenever I can. Each time that I revisit Harry…

ABOUT SUCHISMITA ROY

I am a competitive and self-driven communications professional, who is equally passionate about life and work. I have been amply privileged to have worked with various industries [Hospital & Healthcare/Event & Media Firm/NGO/Manufacturing MNC/Start-ups], where I handled Public Relations (PR), events and marketing communications.  Apart from PR, I am keenly interested in conceptualising and executing events…

MY KARMA

Corporate Communication, Marketing Communication,
Event Management

UNBOXING BOX8: WELL PACKED DELICIOUSNESS

For those, living alone and short pressed for time, or, someone like me who has no love for cooking, Box8 is a welcome change. Ever since I have arrived in Pune, I have been seeing their outlet in Viman Nagar; I have been thinking of ordering from them someday. I think apart from great food…

MOVIE REVIEW – SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE

Verdict: 2* out of 5* Runtime: 91 minutes | Director: Kelly Asbury Voice-over Cast: Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Mandy Patinkin, Joe Manganiello, Jack McBrayer, Danny Pudi, Julia Roberts, Frank Welker This article first appeared on Cityshor  Smurfs: The Lost Village is Smurfette’s journey of self-exploration and discovering many others like her – ‘girl Smurfs’. Unlike…

THIS HOME BAKER IN PUNE CREATES EDIBLE ART!

I bet you will want to keep them as decor pieces – and guess what – you won’t be worried about your toddler picking it up and eating it! This article first appeared on Cityshor  “When you have a few cake formulas and filling ideas in your repertoire, you will find that it’s pretty much…

THE FATE OF THE FURIOUS – REVIEW

Director: F Gary Gray Cast: – Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Charlize Theron, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Nathalie Emmanuel, Kurt Russell, Scott Eastwood, Helen Mirren Rating: 2.5*/5* Movie nights! #fastandfurious #justreleased #vindiesel ❤ A post shared by Suchismita Roy (@suchismile) on Apr 12, 2017 at 9:52am PDT With each Fast and Furious franchise, the action…

YOUR STREET FRIEND JUST GOT PROMOTED; IT’S AN ICECREAM NOW!

Yes, your beloved PaniPuri/GolGappa/Phuchka is now an ice-cream. Foodies, beware, there’s a lot of chill, ahead!  This article first appeared on Cityshor    With the perpetually rising Mercury, ice-creams become the favourite from all food items. And what if I tell you that you can have ‘panipuri’ and ‘hummus’ as ice-cream!? Don’t believe me? Well, you…

INKLIME – ONE STOP DESTINATION FOR PERSONALISED ACCESSORIES

This article first appeared on Cityshor  If you are bored of the same old run-of-the-mill, market bought jewellery, Inklime might be the place for you. Keeping in mind that every woman has her own distinct style, Inklime creates products that stand out in terms of beauty and design. These fashion accessories are specially handcrafted for…

SHERLOCKED INSIDE MYSTERY ROOMS

This article first appeared on Cityshor  Mystery Rooms has live adventure escape game rooms where 2-8 people are locked inside for 60 minutes and they have to find clues and solve the mission before time runs out. We took up the mission, ‘The Hurt Locker’ that has a bomb placed inside the room and the team…

LOVE IN THE PINK CITY BY GAUTAMI SHANKAR

Stella Lawrence is a classic workaholic- she is the head of one of the top business consulting firms in New York, she spends long hours in her company of her projects, and she looks every minute of it. But being a workaholic has its own difficulties- she has no time for family or friends, and she definitely has…

Aromatherapy, A Way Of Life by Dr Blossom Kochhar

“The purpose of this book is to share my life and love for aromatherapy with my readers. It is amazing how aromatherapy can enhance the quality of our living in so many ways.” gushed Dr Kochhar while talking about her new book, Aromatherapy, A Way Of Life. In this book, Dr Kochhar has elaborated many ways…

YOUR SEARCH FOR AUTHENTIC BENGALI CUISINE ENDS HERE!

This review first appeared on Cityshor  HEAD TO VIMAN NAGAR FOR A BENGALI GASTRONOMIA My incessant pursuit for good food led me to this newly opened, small but quirky and clean restaurant in Viman Nagar. One visit turned into another and then another, just because of the delectable, non-oily and light-on-the-stomach, however, filling fare. Snuggled…

NEW BOOK ALERT

Sacrifice – The Road to Obscurity is a debut work of Pradeep Shrivastava, the first part of his trilogy depicting the angst, aspirations, and struggles of a middle-class family of Jabalpur headed by Narayan Keer and how one day a single decision changed everything in their life. Narayan Keer is a humble lower middle-class man, whose life revolves around…

MOVIE REVIEW: THE GREAT WALL 2.5/5*

This review first appeared on Cityshor  Cast: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau   |  Director: Zhang Yimou   |  Duration: 103 minutes Zhang Yimou’s English language wuxia directorial debut, ‘The Great Wall’ is sadly a historical disappointment! Two mercenaries (Damon and Pascal), from a group that was questing for ‘black…