Kolkata, Kolkata!

Kolkata has been the city of dreams of my childhood and continues to be so until now.

Farewell to Ganderia!

Life in Ganderia was most engaging and colourful. I had developed friendship with a number of local kids of my age.

“AAJ ACHI KAAL NEI”

25th March 1971. We left our old DOHS house just fifteen minutes before midnight.

#freeTagore

'Pochishe Boishakh', the birth anniversary of Bengal's very own Poet Laureate, brings with it a blitz of performances based on Tagore's literature...

Don't hold your breath

'Cultural action is an intervention in daily life, directed to the transformation of social consciousness.' ...

GIDREE BAWLEE EMPOWERMENT THROUGH ART

A few days ago if you entered the corner-most exhibition space at the EMK Center, no one would blame you if you thought it was an exhibition of rural artifacts.

May 13, 2017
May 13, 2017

Kolkata, Kolkata!

Kolkata has been the city of dreams of my childhood and continues to be so until now.

May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017

“AAJ ACHI KAAL NEI”

25th March 1971. We left our old DOHS house just fifteen minutes before midnight.

May 6, 2017
May 6, 2017

Farewell to Ganderia!

Life in Ganderia was most engaging and colourful. I had developed friendship with a number of local kids of my age.

April 29, 2017
April 29, 2017

Aaj Achi Kal Nei

I'm not a very emotional memory trotter, and I prefer to not be one. But, despite saying so, all the wonderful gifts of lessons that I had received from my guru, I treasure them, relish them,...

December 17, 2016
December 17, 2016

Life begins at Dhaka

Dhaka then was considered the happening place, One afternoon Baba came back from his office and said that he was under order of transfer to Dhaka.

December 3, 2016
December 3, 2016

Kushtia and the childhood Days!

Mornings were glorious in the small towns of the then Bangladesh, with birds chirping, the hawkers' hawking and the most endearing voices of the servants waking us up, washing and dressing us...

November 19, 2016
November 19, 2016

Starting with a cry

It was a winter morning in Meherpur, then a subdivision under the district of Nodia, just before the partition of Bengal.

October 29, 2016
October 29, 2016

CONCERT FOR BANGLADESH

On August 1 1971, former Beatles' member George Harrison and Indian sitar virtuoso Ravi Shankar organised two benefit concerts...

October 15, 2016
October 15, 2016

Facebook Live! Coming soon to a screen near you!

The other morning as I was sipping my fragrant Earl Grey tea, marveling at the picturesque golf view from my windows, sudden beautiful tune from far away Mumbai brightened by mind.

October 1, 2016
October 1, 2016

Mr. and Mrs. Smith Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

To me the face of Angelina Jolie is always that of an angel. Not because she is an Oscar winning actress.