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Meet the priestess who inspired the Bengali movie which will be showcased at the International Film Festival of India

Kolkata: Dr. Nandini Bhowmick led a quiet and quite a revolution when she took stage as a woman priestess. Her work went on to inspire the Bengali film, Brahma Jaanen Gopon Kommoti in 2020 which...

This Ganesh Chaturthi Serve Humanity

Kolkata: Kolkata’s Disc Jockey (DJ), Akash Rohira conducted a fundraiser during lockdown, orgaznised langars and community kitchen with Kolkata Police, and now has some plans for Ganesh Puja too. Ganesh Puja is usually celebrated with great...

Bengal’s gets its first ever online Lord Ganesha Puja

Kolkata: In the post Covid-19 era and ‘new normal’ world, going online has become a necessity. We have, thus far, witnessed online classes, events seminars et al and now get ready to witness online puja...

The Second Innings: Giving Love a Second Chance

Kolkata: The Second Innings – an online adaptation of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon’s Chapter Two recently presented by Theatrecian, acknowledged as one of Kolkata’s most productive and creative English-language theatre groups, enthralled the audience.  The half-an-hour long romantic-comedy, directed by Neha Poddar, revolves around the lives of four different individuals – Anjali Poddar, a divorcee and who is...

Live theatre in the time of Corona

Kolkata: Coronavirus is, perhaps, one of the most daunting threats that mankind has collectively faced in recent times and as the real world continues to remain under lockdown, it is the online or virtual world...

Milind Soman- Journey of a super model to an author

Kolkata: Top model. Actor. Fitness champion. From becoming the Iron Man to helming Pinkathon, Milind Soman has traversed diverse paths with equal ease. For Milind, the journey from 'Mouthful of Sky' to Four More Shots...

Sujan Mukhopadhyay: Like an Uttam Kumar fan, I had taken ‘part’ in a FB contest and got the role

Kolkata: In this exclusive interview, popular actor Sujan Mukhopadhyay (Neel) who has traversed the world of theatre, serial and cinema talks about his experiences of playing the titular role in the forthcoming docu-feature - Jete...

Would love to showcase Kolkata street kids’ performance in London- Hollywood Star Jeremy Irons

Kolkata: Hollywood star Jeremy Irons’s Kolkata visit becomes memorable as he watched extra-ordinary performances by underpriviledged kids on Friday. Although not many were aware before his visit to Kolkata, but actor Jeremy Irons, has been...

Kolkata’s theatre personality survives cancer, says conquer one milestone at a time

Kolkata: Tathagata Chowdhury is a multifaceted personality; he is an actor, director, theatre producer, screenplay artist and workshop instructor. He is also the founder of the distinguished Kolkata-based English-language theatre group - Theatrecian, a prominent...

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JNU Alumni protest fees hike in Kolkata, gets support from several Universities

Kolkata: Students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have been quite vocal and determined about the fee hike proposed by the University management. Students enrolled...

Corona crisis: Why is the fourth pillar of Democracy shaken?

Every high point in a business is followed by a low. Journalism, which transmuted into another form of business years ago, is no exception. The...

India’s chess prodigy fights with brilliant minds and poverty together

Kolkata: Nine-year-old Sneha ranks fifth in the all India under 9 ranking. Yet the chess prodigy from Bengal is facing financial constraints, which is preventing...

Muslims across Kolkata find new ways to celebrate Eid-ul-Adha during pandemic

Kolkata: Ashik Khan, a businessman by profession and a singer by passion, has chosen not to sacrifice an animal this Eid-ul-Adha. A resident of...

Rishi Kapoor will always remain a romantic hero

Barely had the nation come to terms with the news of Irrfan’s untimely death when the devastating news of Rishi Kapoor’s sudden demise, in...