Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) organised a Tagore evening by renowned Indian artiste Shreya Guhathakurta and emerging Bangladesh elocutionist Samiul Islam Poluck, on April 18 at its Gulshan premises. Titled “Roilo Tahar Bani, Roilo Bhora Surey”, it featured a juxtaposition of different parjayas of Tagore's writing, including Prem, Puja and Prakriti.
The soiree opened with a Sanskrit recitation from the Upanishadh, followed by the song “Anondodhara Bohichhey Bhubone”. The duo then interweaved songs like “Je Raate Mo'r Duwar”, “Tumi Robe Nirobe”, “Borisho Dhora Majhey”, “Amar Hiya'r Majhe Lukiye Chhiley” and poems “Pratigya”, “Odeyo”, “Kripon”, “Pujarini” along with verses from “Bhanu-Shingher Podaboli”, “Maya'r Khela”, English translation of “Geetanjali” and narration from “Chitthipatra”, among others. They were accompanied by Surojit Das (India) on keys, Md. Moniruzzaman on flute, Almas Ali on violin, Asit Biswas on esraj, Ifthekhar Alam Pradhan Dollar on table and Swapnil Sajib on harmonium.
The event was organized in association with Asian Paints, IRCON and Marico Bangladesh.