S1E52: Self-indulgence

S1E52: Self-indulgence

Nancy’s departure from Haresh/Harry’s life was not easy on him. Every so often he would visualise her enticing bare body. When Nancy had tickled his little one, the sensation hadn’t been half as much as he felt now, just thinking about it. Earthly pleasures were never guilt-free, only the memories were. Memories were all he had […]

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S1E51: The City of Joy!

S1E51: The City of Joy!

Harry was on his way to Calcutta, the city of his birth, after nearly two decades. It was like a homecoming for him. Born there on 19 August 1946, Janmashtami as per the Hindu calendar, he was named Haresh. The Bengalis called him Horesh and the Anglo-Indians at his convent school, Our Lady Queen of […]

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S1E50: The Breakup

S1E50: The Breakup

The two of them were sitting across from each other in complete silence. The more they talked, the less they seemed to say. They were completely out of synch with each other. There was no eye contact either. The mood was so gloomy that despite having drained their coffee mugs, neither rose to break the inertia […]

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S1E49: Harry Reflects on Life

S1E49: Harry Reflects on Life

Harry stood in the balcony of his apartment on the 26th floor, gazing down at the neap tides below him. The night was still with not a hint of a breeze. He dragged deep on his joint. At peace with the world, his thoughts ran free, going back and forth from his yesterdays to the […]

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S1E48: Arjun Entertains Natasha

S1E48: Arjun Entertains Natasha

Arjun took Natasha to his dad’s villa in Salt Lake City, with a view of the lake. It had spacious, old-fashioned and tastefully done interiors. She loved the place. Being all by themselves, Arjun cautioned Natasha against getting too familiar with him. He showed her the bedroom and instructed Ramu, the cook, to take her luggage […]

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S1E47: An Encounter at Dum Dum

S1E47: An Encounter at Dum Dum

As Rabindra, Anuradha, Arjun and Natasha emerged from the airport terminal after collecting their suitcases from the baggage reclaim section, a shocker awaited them. Rathin Nandi’s father Dipankar was at the exit gate with five hoodlums, ready to attack his daughter-in-law Anuradha for putting his son behind bars. The local newspapers had blown up Joothmalani’s […]

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