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In Leading a Dream Life

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area, Featured, Uncategorized | 0 comments

In Leading a Dream Life

What are the hardest things in leading a dream life? For me, it has been narrowing down thirty years of my life to three suitcases – one belongs to my parents in spirit, my home. Read more on my Instagram. Hope your Monday is a fantastic one and looking forward to sharing more soon. Samita

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From New York To Lisbon

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

From New York To Lisbon

Had a such a memorable journey in New York City, where I represented our worldwide Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) scholars through public appearances and personal interactions. Special thanks to actor Sonny Chatrath for inviting me to his annual film & TV event after my panel talk at the East Side Institute – will never forget the heartfelt moments while speaking on the ethical use & impact of media and persona in celebrity culture. I am currently in Lisbon and just received Celebrity Studies journal & publication info for the 7th international...

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From NYC Red Carpet to International TV

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Critic's Area | 0 comments

From NYC Red Carpet to International TV

Ending the week with random encounters at a red carpet party in New York City + international news coverage about monogamous vs polyamorous lifestyle on Nippon television network (NTV) in Tokyo. “Choice” was the word that stood out in all cases. The best part has been sharing these lifetime moments over homemade, handcrafted espresso, hot chocolate at a Yale bookshop, and authentic food with loved ones in Connecticut and New Jersey this weekend – will never forget. I am honoured to receive all invitations. Have a great start to the week! Visit my Instagram, Twitter,...

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This is My Glamour 18 – ANOKHI MEDIA

Posted by on May 13, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

This is My Glamour 18 – ANOKHI MEDIA

Samita Nandy | Special thanks ANOKHI Media If you followed my social media, you would know the huge success of the fabulous ANOKHI Media gala #thisismyglamour18 in Toronto last Sunday. The unforgettable words & images there linger in the hearts of many glamorous guests that attended. You can now see ALL my photos here: www.facebook.com/samitanandy. Which one do you like the best? Huge thanks to ANOKHI Media and media personality Raj Girn among sponsors L’Oréal and Toronto Fashion Academy for my keynote where I represented Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) research...

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Keynote and Media Opportunities

Posted by on May 3, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

Keynote and Media Opportunities

If you are in Toronto, join me at public event “This is my Glamour 18”, which will be held at the Globe and Mail Centre on May 6. I will give a keynote speech on “Glamour and Celebrity Activism”. Huge thanks to ANOKHI Media, public personality Raj Girn, media and sponsors. I will be back in New York City for a conversation on celebrity activism at the East Side Institute on May 22.  If you are in NYC, join me and the public for one-on-one meetings and conversations on activism in celebrity culture. Also, honored to be covered by first 24 hrs Iranian national television news network Press TV...

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Celebrity Death

Posted by on Mar 26, 2018 in Blog, Critic's Area | 0 comments

Celebrity Death

As I mourn the passing of my dad, I get interviewed on celebrity death. The end of life in both cases is an unknown terrain in my academic world. It is an accidental area that marks an extension of my research on celebrity activism. My interview in VICE magazine, quotation in Preen magazine, and conversations with journalists has developed an understanding of what it means to die in fame. Those who are interested in psychology and celebrity culture can be part of my latest conversation with journalist, writer and content editor of Yahoo, Raechal Shewfelt (below). Raechal Shewfelt: Why does a...

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