ratnadipa

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Gender FEMALE
Occupation pathology...finance,fine arts...
Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Introduction 'All I have is a voice,to unfold the folded lie..'..Auden....
Interests music, literature, creative writing, paintings, film studies, history, natural science, astronomy, travel....
Favorite Movies innumerable.... bengali-satyajit-ritwik-tarun majumdar-tapan sinha-mrinal sen-aparna sen-buddhadeb dasgupta, other old classics..soumitra's fan.. english- lean, ford, chaplin, wyler, leroy, kazan, De Sica, fellini, antonioni, ingmar bergman, godard, truffaut, tarkovsky, visconti and other good classics...fan of humphrey bogart, gregory peck, paul newman, marlon brando, audrey hepburn, ingrid, garbo, vivien ..etc.... hindi- bimal roy, gulzar, chetan anand, hrishikesh mukherjee, recent amir khan films....
Favorite Music countless again..soft soothing music...prefrably oldies...eastern and western vocal & instrumental, puratoni gaan, purono adhunik...above al...tagore & his contemporaries......few new generation songs...english- english and american oldies, preferably, belafonte, paul robeson, pat boone, nat king cole, frank sinatra, patty page, doris day, johnny cash, cliff richard, joan baez, denver etc....
Favorite Books impossible......the list goes on..anything that soothes my heart..and comforts me in sorrow.....mainly old classics starting from shakespeare, milton.bankim, tagore, sarat, dickens, hardy, austen, brontes, lasting upto hemingway, steinbeck, woolf, lawrence, james, du maurier, ..to pamuk, amitav ghosh, herriot, segal....corbett and anderson..essays and letters of lamb and carlyle and huxley and emerson...sartre...poetry- romanticism, neruda, rilke, auden, heine etc....plays of ibsen, shaw and greek tragedies...bengali poems-jibonando, shakti, sunil, premen, niren, subhas mukherjee, joy goswami and many more...i love mainly old bengali classics....sorry to say..the list is too long....