Sanchari Sur

Sanchari is a Bengali Canadian who was born in Calcutta, India. She is a graduate student of English Literature and claims to have been writing since the age of nine. You can find her at, where she posts her cynical, ultra-feminist thoughts about issues that get under her skin.

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Kama Sutra

Kama Sutra Lost

My mom has thrown away my Kama Sutra book. At least that is what I think happened to it.

Pins and Needles

Nascent pictographs created from the controlled symbiosis of needle and ink on nothing but bare skin hold a certain allure for this writer.

Photographing Death

The severed head of a goat lying a few metres away did nothing to deter me from peering at it, curious.

Don’t Cross Your Lakshman Rekha

The ambiguous Lakshman rekha from the Ramayana symbolises the many boundaries imposed upon female sexuality while growing up.

Film Review: Noukadubi

If you are a connoisseur of films that leave a lingering aftertaste like gourmet French wine, watch Rituparno Ghosh’s Noukadubi.

From Blogger to Writer

There is nothing wrong with being an academician. But writing was what I was meant for. Right?

Book Review: Custody

The author reveals the many facets of human nature, where custody battles become a way of trumping one another in a divorce.

Scheherazade’s 1001 Arabian Nightmares

Once upon a time, in a book rife with lies, Princess Scheherazade spent one thousand and one nights in bed with Prince Shahriyar… speaking.

Good Indian Girls Don’t

A not-so-samajdar-beti decides to take a year off from academia, fly off to the city of her birth, and start working on her first novel.


Labels are not easy to live with, especially hyphenated labels. There is a sense of disorientation when it comes to choosing one side or the other.

Marriage Aaj Kal

Where do women like us expect to find our men? And where and when exactly do these men of today expect to find their women?