YOUR UPCOMING FLICK PITTA KATHALU IS ABOUT A DYSTOPIAN TECH SOCIETY PLUNGED INTO CHAOS! DO YOU THINK SUCH A DARK FUTURE AWAITS US AS WELL?
We are already a tech society. How distorted that gets depends on our ability to use technology wisely as a tool of communication and connection with others. Technology is a driving force in our everyday lives and it needs to remain a positive one rather than replace real human connection and warmth.
The narrative the director has put across in Pitta Kathalu is not an unbelievable scenario - it is possible but it’s also avoidable.
WHAT WAS THE MOST FUN PART ABOUT PLAYING A DAMSEL IN DISTRESS IN A TECHNOCRATIC WORLD?
There’s no fun in playing a damsel in distress EVER so let’s get that out of the way first lol. I enjoy playing the role of various women and telling their stories through cinema- it’s not about me connecting to them as personalities or traits I relate to it’s about me connecting to the feeling of wanting to say that story.
The funny thing is even in a technocratic world basic human emotions never change but it made it more exciting to go through an emotional landscape in an almost cold world taken over by technology
YOU RECENTLY BOUGHT A PS5, HOW DID YOU MANAGE TO SECURE ONE WITH SUCH AN INSANE DEMAND WORLDWIDE?
Hahahaha thanks to my mates at games the shop for hooking me up with an early pre-order for the console!
WHAT GAMES ARE YOU CURRENTLY PLAYING ON YOUR PS5 AND WHICH ONES ARE YOU LOOKING FORWARD TO THE MOST?
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FLIPPING CARS WITH BLAZING STARS
In conversation with ROHIT SHETTY
Creative Stage V2 Soundbar review
SHOOTS FAST AND LASTS LONGER
Samsung F62 Review
Tech Launches This Month
Samsung launched the Galaxy F62 earlier this month at a competitive price point.
TWITTER VS THE POTUS: THE ENTIRE STORY
Twitter first suspended Donald Trump’s account in May 2020 when he claimed postal votes were fraudulent. Since then several significant incidents happened over last year including the death of Georgy Flyod, Black Lives Matter protest, riots in major cities, the expulsion of the central police forces in several states, etc.
WHATSAPP'S WANTS YOUR DATA AND IT'S NOT ASKING FOR PERMISSION
Facebook-owned popular instant messaging service Whatsapp is getting a lot of flack from Indian users, tech enthusiasts and other important official figures, since its last software update which, as per cybersecurity experts, removed the platform's earlier emphasis on Privacy and Security.
INFLUENCER OF THE MONTH
THE ARCHITECTURAL DRIVE HAMPI
A Six hour Drive from Bengaluru will take you back 600+ years in History
IN-GAME VEHICLES WE WISH WERE REAL
Videogames never fail to transport us to a world that is far beyond our reach, yet controllable by the tips of our fingers (quite literally). While open-world games offer a vast, new lifestyle to explore, they also give us a taste of some unique vehicles. Well, calling them vehicles would be an understatement as these perform so many more tasks than just commute, but they’re some uber-cool pieces of machinery nevertheless. That said, here are some of the coolest in-game vehicles that we would love to test-ride!
BEST VIDEO GAME FRANCHISES OVER THE YEARS
Ever since gaming has reached the digital age, there have spawned numerous titles and franchises across the globe. While some were just one-trick ponies or got lost in the sands of time, there were others who cemented their names in history as some of the best video games. These also led to the rise of multiple franchises, who have since gone on to become multibillion-dollar industries in themselves. Following is a list of such video game franchises who have only grown bigger as the years have passed: