An Interview with Ms. Sangita Maity, BMS student of Somaiya College, contributor of 100 amazing articles on BMS.co.in of the year 2014:
1) Tell us about yourself
About myself …well in one line – beautifully chaotic 🙂
The elaboration goes here – I am in the first year of my bachelors degree, a reader at heart, adventurer at heart, love writing unusual unique things, a great foodie and travel, music, dance lover. I love to talk, socialize, be with my quality bunch of people and also watch good movies, cook, shop, learn new things!
2) How and when did you get started writing?
I started writing from my school days. I only knew I can write readable stuffs when I won an inter school competition. Gradually my reading tastes changed, I started loving the world of words more. I used to write in my diaries but only got a great platform through this internship by BMS.co.in.
3) How do you usually find your ideas / writing topics?
By observations, by the people around me, the things that I feel the world should know, a sought of awareness on my part or any other things that I love myself, things that’s quite high but I do not know – I go for a research. Or any piece that evaluates from my mind. Anything – ideas are many! The world is so big 🙂
4) What are your favorite books?
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho, The Journey by Brandon Bays, Life is what you make it by Preeti Shenoy, Life of others by Neel Mukherjee.
5) Favorite films?
Besides SRK’s films, Persy Jackson (film series), The smurfs (film series), Zindagi na milegi dobara (2011), Hum saath saath hain (1999), English Vinglish (2012), 2 States (2014), Queen (2014), and many more.
6) Favorite Music?
Retro, Bollywood, Ghazals.
7) Give us 3 “Good to know” facts about you.
There are 4 – I love helping people, I love to keep my promises and satisfy relationships, I love to smile to my heart out, I love to be worst to the bad… HaHa 😛
8) Who has influenced you the most in your life? And Why?
It would be my grandmother. I have always learned a lot from her, her struggles and experiences. Also it would be some of my teachers and idols whom I try to imitate in life.
9) What next after the BMS writing internship?
I Firstly have a huge list of books that I want to read, I want to grow as a writer. I don’t know what’s after that as in practical terms. But anything that’s interesting, worthful, fruitful, creative – I would be in it.
10) What tips would you like to give to the upcoming writers / interns of BMS.co.in?
Be sincere, hard-working, creative and keep on challenging yourself. All the very best ! 🙂
11) Your feedback/suggestions for BMS.co.in?
Bms.co.in is already doing a great job by connecting all the BMS students with superb study materials and other readers with it’s beautiful articles. I wish them a very best of luck for the further coming many many years 🙂