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rajat nayyar

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

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  • 9 Positive References1 Negative
  • Fluent in English, Hindi; learning Portuguese
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • ethnographic filmmaker, poet
  • young india fellowship
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

deeply interested in mythology and folklore,
working towards safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage through the medium of films (http://espiritokashi.wordpress.com),
concerned about world domination and the role of media.

based out in varanasi, india

i have a twisted sense of humour,
like to cook,
enjoy nature, read comics,
automatic writing

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

Because it's a super idea. No?


I have started to enjoy playing Chess.
I am a fan of British humor and avant garde cinema in general.
I like to read and study about Art history.
I breathe philosophy.

Music, Movies & Books

Play Misty With Me, Arrested Development, Bron, Breaking Bad, Aur Revoir les enfants, Little Ashes, The Holy Mountain, Sunrise - A song of two humans, Tokyo Story, Abigail's Party, Naked, Fargo, High Maintenance, Bates Motel, Nighty Night, Black Mirror

Folktales from India, Dying the Good Death, Magician by Maugham, Dada & Surrealism, The way of passion - celebrating Rumi, A weekend with Picasso, Will Eisner books, The Frank Book

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Experience life from the point of nothingness. A glimpse.

What I Can Share With Hosts

I can cook Indian food for you. Translate Ghazals from Urdu to English.

Countries I've Visited

Brazil, Estonia, Finland, Japan, Malaysia, Russian Federation, Thailand, Turkey, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Bahrain, Brazil, India, New Zealand

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