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The Twinkling Star

Namrata Talukdar


The observer and mind reader befits Detective Byomkesh Bakshi

The girl next door was bowled over by Ishaan Bhatt,

The frivolous guy in Shuddh Desi Romance

Yes it was you, with that trademark smile on.

We cried when tears rolled down the eyes

And you lost the love of your life in PK

Sarfaraz Yousuf was etched in our heart

and turned into that dream of every girl.


And then you came roaring as the victorious yet the coolest,

MS Dhoni, and success was indispensable.

The chocolate boy returned in Raabta

And then suddenly the peaceful soul was tormented,

The best performance was saved for the final time in Chichchore

Aniruddh showed us the path and taught

Suicide is not an option...

What an Irony!

A true blue fan and my pen has not yet dared to jot -

"Happiest Birthday Idol",

Your films are carving innumerable memories and thoughts.

The twinkling Star, a wanderer in the galaxy

The screen, losing its sheen, a void till infinity.


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Namrata Talukdar

works as Soft Skills Faculty at Down Town University

and lives in Guwahati



[Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in our Blog are those of the author(s) / poet(s) and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Publisher. Neither this Blog nor the publisher Guwahati Grand Poetry Festival claim any right over the video used in this Blog post. All rights of this video remain reserved to the respective copyright owners. This video has been used in this Blog only to accompany the contributors published poetry and to inform, aware and introduce the readers about the character (late Shushant Singh Rajput) on whom the particular piece of poetry – The Twinkling Star is based ]

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