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TV Show Review: Love, Lust and Confusion (2018)

Love, Lust and Confusion as a whole is a comedy of errors and a coming of age story - with a gamut of confusions and perplexities, love and desires, choices and dilemmas mixed with an ensemble of lovable characters that depict today's confused selves of the millennialism.

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Love Lust and Confusion (2018)
Series Directed by
Victor Mukherjee

Series Writing Credits
Victor Mukherjee

Sharanya Rajgopal

Series Cast (Stars):
Tara-Alisha Berry, Rajat Barmecha, Ankit Bathla

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Love, Lust and Confusion as a whole is a comedy of errors and a coming of age story – with a gamut of confusions and perplexities, love and desires, choices and dilemmas mixed with an ensemble of lovable characters that depict today’s confused selves of the millennialism. Revolving around the life of a young girl Poroma Sarkar, Love Lust and Confusion is the perfect depiction of the age of indecisiveness, age of physical exploration and the age of confusion. The show also explores the element of polyandry (a now trending concept in Bollywood) and depicts the perspective of youngsters towards it. The premise sets the stage for two people who meet each other at crossroads of their lives followed by a series of misadventures involving themselves and others.

My statement?
Well directed and truly efficient cast out did the overrated story. Actors have done some honesty with their characters but the characters in the very first place were utterly unreal, viewers can start feeling the distance from reality, since the very beginning of the series.

The protagonist’s secret wishlist seems like an overused concept due to lack of story and overflowing funds of the production team. And in the process of fulfilling those desires, she becomes so offhand that it’s okay to cheat on your fiancé for fun sake. There’s no point in watching this series unless you’re a diehard fan of one of its casts, which was exactly why I watched it!

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Sukanya Basu Mallik

Sukanya Basu Mallik is a multi-genre author, film and book critic.
She has been published in various journals, magazines, and
anthologies nationally and internationally including Reader’s Digest,
Times Of India,Sahitya Akademi Bimonthly Journal, Lucidity Int.
Poetry Journal, SEAL (South East Asian Literature) festival
anthologies and AIPF Int. Anthology (Austin International Poetry
Festival). She has also received a number of awards; The Best
Manuscript Awards for fiction & non-fiction categories (Mumbai
Literature Festival 2018)etc. Her short
story ‘Healing of wounds’ has been awarded a certificate of merit by
National Children’s Literature Festival led by eminent author, Ruskin Bond. Her latest
releases include Mocktail and#Metoo. Her movie reviews have been
published in various newspapers and journals of repute like 'Just film' magazine, Different truths,
'Creation and Criticism'
ISSN: 2455-9687

(A Quarterly International Peer-reviewed Refereed e-Journal

Devoted to English Language and Literature)
And many more. Her
research paper 'Voicing of perspective through creativity – an in-
depth analysis of Devika Das’s works'. has been published by 'The Expression: An International Multidisciplinary e-
Journal', ISSN: 2395-4132 (Online)| A Peer-Reviewed Journal |
Impact Factor: 3.9. She's the only undergraduate student to be
considered for a research paper publication by the journal so far.

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