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About Sudipto Das

Sudipto, the author of The Ekkos Clan, a promising debut in the growing realm of modern Indian fiction, is an engineer by profession. A veteran in the Semiconductor Industry, Sudipto is an entrepreneur, having co-founded two successful startups. He is also a musician, columnist and a speaker at TED events. A violinist, trained in Western classical music, Sudipto debuted as a music composer in 2014, when he recreated Eastern European melodies of the 1940s for the War Musical Schweyk in the Second World War by Bertolt Brecht. Sudipto lives in Bangalore with his family. History, culture, language, writing and music are of special interest to him. Member of an amateur music band, Kohal, he also enjoys travelling.
10 08, 2017

The Languages and Peoples in Ancient India

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The Rig Veda was included in the UNESCO “Memory of the World Register” in 2007 because, “being among the first literary documents in the history of humankind, [the Vedas] transcend far beyond their identity as scriptures. The Rig Veda, the [...]

2 08, 2017

The concept behind the Hindu Gods: An analysis based on Aurobindo’s interpretations of the Rig Vedic Gods

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Sri Aurobindo has provided a very interesting interpretation to the various aspects of the Rig Veda. His interpretations seem very logical.  A cursory glance at the Rig Veda may lead to the apparent belief that the hymns are desperate pleadings [...]

25 07, 2017

Startups Fail Because Founders Are Monsters

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Jerry Colonna, a successful VC, who turned into an acclaimed coach for the founders and a compelling speaker on topics ranging from leadership to starting businesses, very aptly calls his blog “The Monster in Your Head”. Very few terms or [...]

21 06, 2017

Evoke the Leader in you…

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It’s rather unusual that I’m writing on leadership. In fact, I had never intended to write on this particular topic, for I always felt I’m not knowledgeable enough in this particular area. Fiction is something that I enjoy reading and [...]

5 11, 2016

No Shave November

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The person who would be the happiest with the prospect of “No Shave November” or “Movember” is doubtless Mr. Bhavani Shankar, who equates the moustache on a male countenance with an upright character. You would have guessed it right. Yes, [...]

20 10, 2016

Our Literature, Their Literature

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At the very beginning I should admit that I’ve plagiarised the title of this article from Satyajit Ray’s anthology of film critique, Our Films, Their Films, where the legendary filmmaker, writer, composer and painter discusses Indian and foreign films. In [...]

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