68th Death Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore | The Daily Star
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68th Death Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore

Clockwise (from top-left): A scene from “Tumi Ki Keboli Chhobi”; Asaduzzaman Noor on “Derajey Dilem Rekhey”; artistes on “Rabindra Kabbey Borsha”; a special episode of “Grameenphone Tritiomatra” and Kiran Chandra Roy on “Rabindranath-er Mon-er Manush”.

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On the occasion of Tagore’s death anniversary, TV channels will air special programmes today. Highlights:
ATN Bangla
"Rabindra Kabbey Borsha"

Musical programme "Rabindra Kabbey Borsha," will be telecast at 3:10 pm. The programme will feature works of Rabindranath on monsoon. Tagore singers Sadi Mohammad, Rokaiya Hasina, Mohadev Ghosh and others will sing Rabindra Sangeet on rain. Ananna Barua and Animika Bhattacharya will stage dance performances. The programme is hosted by Dr. Afsar Ahmed.
"Pashchatto Shurey Rabindranath"
Musical programme "Pashchatto Shurey Rabindranath" will be aired at 2:30 pm. The programme will feature performances by Auditi Mohsin, Lili Islam, Chanchal Khan, Chhaya Karmakar and others. Hosted by Tapan Mahmud, the programme has been directed by Mukaddem Babu.

Channel i
"Grameenphone Tritiomatra"
A special episode of "Grameenphone Tritiomatra" will be aired at 9:50 am. Faridur Reza Sagar, managing director, Channel i and Impress Telefilm Limited, is the host of today's episode. Tagore artiste Mita Haque, Sajjad Sharif and Partho Tanvir Noved are guests on the show.
"Shorashori Rabindranath"
Special programme "Shorashori Rabindranath" will be aired live at 3:05 pm. Hosted by poet Asad Chowdhury, the programme will feature performances by Sadi Mohammad, Lili Islam and Kazi Arif. Professor Abdullah Abu Sayeed and Manzur-e Mawla will take part in a discussion.

"Rabindranath-er Mon-er Manush"
Musical programme "Rabindranath-er Mon-er Manush" will be aired at 9:30 am. The programme will feature performances by Kiran Chandra Roy, Chandana Majumdar, Shefali Sarkar and others.
Single episode TV play "Malancho" will be telecast on ntv at 3:10 pm. Directed by Abu Sayeed, the play is an adaptation of a Tagore story. The play centres on a couple -- Aditya and his ailing wife Niroja. Aditya is a trader; his busy schedule allows him very little time to take care of Niroja. Niroja, on the other hand, spends all day in her room awaiting her husband's return. The cast includes Azizul Hakim, Tania Ahmed, Sweety, Shanu and others.
"Ei Din-e Tarey"
Recitation programme "Ei Din-e Tarey" will be telecast at 6:45 pm. In the programme Jayanto Chattopadhyay, Matin Mridula and Keya Chowdhury will recite Tagore poems and Lili Islam will perform Tagore songs.

Ekushey TV
Single episode TV play "Tyag" will be aired at 10:10 pm. Directed by Ferdous Hassan, the play is an adaptation of a short story by Tagore with the same title. The cast includes Shimul, Richi Solaiman, Dilara Zaman, Wakil Ahmed and others.
"Tumi Ki Keboli Chhobi"
Musical programme "Tumi Ki Keboli Chhobi" will be aired at 5:45 pm. Auditi Mohsin, Nandita Yasmin, Anima Roy and Selina Huda have performed songs on the programme.

Desh TV
TV play “Kobi,” an adaptation of Tagore's story “Protibeshini,” will be aired at 9:45 pm.
The story follows Sudha and Sukanto, two orphans reared in their aunt's house. Sudha is married off but her happiness is short-lived as her husband passes away shortly.
Sudha's family rents a house next to a poet's. Nabin, a friend of the poet, visits almost everyday. Both fall for Sudha.
The play, adapted by Asaduzzaman Nur, has been directed by Rabiul Karim.
Mamo, Rawnak, Arunav Anjan, Naresh Bhuiyan and Laila Hasan play the lead roles
"Derajey Dilem Rekhey"
Special programme “Derajey Dilem Rekhey” will be aired at 8:15 pm.
At the age of 75, Rabindranath Tagore wrote a poem titled “Nimontron” (included in the collection of poetry “Bithika”). The protagonist of the poem writes a letter to his beloved, but doesn't know who the recipient would be.
Asaduzzaman Nur will recite the poem “Nimontron” while Sadi Mohammad will render two songs on the programme.
The programme has been compiled and anchored by Manzur-e Mawla.

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