Month
October 2020

  The title says OTT Guru because this guest lecture was given by a man who has carved his niche in the dynamic farrago of online content consumption. Mr. Mayukh Ghosh is a graduate of St Xavier’s College, Kolkata and SIMC, Pune; he has gained international recognition with his documentaries, shorts and series. He has...
The interrelationship of Heritage and Media is one that isn’t talked about nearly enough. The students at Symbiosis had an enlightening and thought-provoking session on the same with Mr. Suyash Khare, an avid historian and a heritage tourism researcher. He is the founder of Bhopal Walks, an award-winning venture that seeks to promote the rich...
The second day of the Symbiosis Lit Fest saw an engaging Panel Discussion highlighting the revival of  interest in Indian history and its popularity by three distinguished veterans of the subject. The discussion was started off by Dr. Radhika Seshan, historian and visiting faculty at Symbiosis, who posed the question “Why should history be made popular?” to...
“If it sounds like writing, I rewrite it.” – Elmore Leonard A successful career in Media can only be achieved when we strike a balance between learning and experiencing; SCMC alumni stand as solid proof for this. The newcomers from Batch 2023 had the privilege of being addressed by Ms. Rujuta Khanapurkar, Copywriter, Kinnect, and an...
For students, the lockdown has become a humdrum of online classes and monotone schedules. To break the boredom of online college came the Symbiosis Litfest, spanning two days on the 17th and 18th October 2020. The litfest saw many eminent personalities from various fields interacting enthusiastically with students. The second day of the Litfest began with a session by...
The cine-literate at one point ensured that OTT platforms presented thought-provoking content that challenged or reflected the status quo. The paradigm sadly has shifted once again to cater to the larger casual audience. Holding onto the goal of turning back the wheel, his movies bear both his passionate heart and business acumen. With over 18...
Prioritizing our work over leisure is the new norm of our hustle culture. However, 2019 Padma Shri recipient and Minister of External Affairs, India, Mr. S. Jaishankar would disagree. After a heartwarming anecdote shared by our honorable Chancellor Dr. S. B. Mujumdar about the genesis of Symbiosis as a platform for dialogue between foreign and Indian students. We also...
The chill of October has set in, and so has the anticipation of festivals- well, for some of us, literary festivals to be precise. In this period, when its officially time for Lit Fests to kick in, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to a halt. Thus, for most of us, the excitement which accompanied listening to...
The second session of the Symbiosis Lit Fest had Chetan Bhagat, a renowned author and columnist, talking about his best-selling compilation of essays and columns called, ‘India Positive’. Bhagat opened his session humorously remarking on his writing career being as old as his children which, in sixteen years of journey, has gotten just as mature!...
Language; more than a tool of communication, it is more than a medium. Language is an art, and Shashi Tharoor; writer, Member of Parliament and former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations understands this better than most, and members of the SIU family, students and alumni alike had the privilege of being addressed by him during the inaugural keynote...
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