When he’s not busy watching old cricket matches and reaction videos on Youtube, or marvelling at how bad screenplays in Hindi cinema can get, this guy teaches English literature at a university in West Bengal, besides taking an interest in Indian (not just Hindi!) cinema, popular culture and global media industries. He can be reached on Twitter at @ronypatra, and on Mastodon at @firstname.lastname@example.org.
What ails the lonely multiplex
Online learning has a problem with “inclusivity”
Socializing and social distancing
Of pandemic and entitlement
What it means to be a superhero
Picnics and the art of littering
Can sportsmen be moral icons?
Daddy, should I fear my God?
Reflections on cinema and the fringe
The unknown connection of a teacher with pop culture
The (possible) extinction of digital memories
Living in the Gangsterocracy
In our everyday lives, we all are spies
Lights, Camera and the idea of Home
Hello, listening hurts
Power of Imperfection
The Other Side of Art
When our childhood heroes break our hearts
The Saga of Loss
Pay cuts, abandoned cars, job losses: Indian expats struggle to...
The Art of Dying