Pallabi Dey Purkayastha

Pallabi Dey Purkayastha

Pallabi Dey Purkayastha

 

I write about movies, TV shows, relationships, trips I did or did not take, goals I am yet to realise. One day I will write a book, till then let’s go along with the madness called life.

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EXCLUSIVE! Leonardo DiCaprio: Jonah Hill's a genius, would love to work on 100 more films with him

The attendees, comprising Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Jonah Hill, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tyler Perry with director Adam McKay, appreciated the seemingly genuine love between the two actors and…

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Exclusive: 'Money Heist' professor Álvaro Morte- On the last day, I couldn't stop myself from crying

During the virtual press conference, the cast of 'Money Heist' spoke about the global reach of the show and The Professor aka Álvaro Morte revealed how a letter from his script writers made him…

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The Power of the Dog review: Benedict Cumberbatch's a marvelous old, lonely ranch man

Dark, desolate, disturbing and omnious are some of the apt adjectives for delineating Jane Campion's comeback film and she unleashes ruthlessness of the central figure through an actor we did not…

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'Will' book review: Will Smith, the superstar, confronts Will Smith, the coward

the most honest Will Smith ever gets in this self-deprecating, megalomaniacal memoir is the part where he gets around to talking about the driving force in his life--the absolute desire to win. We…

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'Chhorii' review: Nushrratt Bharuccha takes one for the team

'Chhorii' is a story that deserves to be told and heard--for those who couldn't make it out alive owing to dated, disturbing patriarchal norms that, sadly, a section of the society still…

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WION exclusive! CarryMinati: My alter ego made me from being invisible to widely recognised

"My alter ego gives me that driving force to look forward to a new day and be grateful for it. I gained confidence with the moniker as I am an introvert," Indian digital star CarryMinati tells…

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'Tiger King 2' review: Joe Exotic's life is now a reality show with more drama than the Kardashians

To release a follow-up season to its ridiculously successful successor seemed liked a winner of a strategic move on Netflix's part. And, barring a few low-blow moves by the makers, 'Tiger King 2'…

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'Tick, Tick... Boom!' review: Andrew Garfield's ode to musical genius is heart-wrenching

Andrew Garfield's 'Tick, Tick... Boom!' is an ode to a revolutionary musical writer who hankered after success but could not live long enough to sip on it. 

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WION exclusive! Raftaar: I choose to mentor young rappers as I never had one during my time

In an exclusive interview with WION, Raftaar shares his hopes and aspirations for his upcoming birthday (November 16), why he does not bother with the so-called diss tracks in India, among other…

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Opinion | Britney Spears: A long walk to freedom

If what Britney said about her father is true, even a small fraction of it, then, where does parental love end and greed begin? Can the love of a parent be quantified at all? If yes, then is $60…

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Exclusive: Dwayne Johnson- Shooting 'Red Notice' during COVID-19 was challenging, but we rallied together

Dwayne Johnson has also been asked about featuring in an Indian movie, to which he replied, “I have not been offered one in the past, but I would love that."

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Exclusive: Gal Gadot- I said yes to 'Red Notice' for its ambitious script, and Dwayne Johnson!

In a recent exclusive, entry-per-invite-only press conference with the Asian media--which WION was a part of--global star Gal Gadot admitted that, yes, it is good to be bad and explained why the…

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Exclusive: Ryan Reynolds- 'Red Notice' wanted Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot and my friendship to be seen on screen

"It's pretty funny to be around, and it's just kind of the way it's always been for us: Dwayne Johnson, Gad Gadot and I. So putting up that (the friendship) on the screen was a real pleasure,”…

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‘Red Notice’ review: All for the star power of Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot & Ryan Reynolds

‘Red Notice’ is your quintessential fast-paced, excitement-evoking heist, but, sadly, without an innovative trail to follow or even the path that leads its audience to an oh-so-very predictable…

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WION exclusive: Rapper Karma: Raftaar is more than a mentor, our brotherhood's ever growing

"Hip-hop is a very expressive art form and music gave me the superpowers to convey my message as it is out to the people," says rapper Karma during an interview with WION. 

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