Kolkata Coffee House: A birthplace of ideas
Casual social gathering is an integral part of Bangalee lifestyle. One of the most famous of the adda places is the Coffee House of Kolkata.
Appealing to people of all ages, the historic place is a meeting hub for cultural folks. Once it was regularly visited by the likes of Satyajit Roy, Mrinal Sen, Uttam Kumar and so on. It is a birthplace of ideas - from politics to film, and from theater to revolutions.
Famously featured in Manna Dey's song, the adda of Coffee House goes on still today. Among all the modern cafes in Kolkata, artists, writers, poets, even young school graduates still find the old Coffee House to be as enchanting as ever.
On Star Special, watch the story of the legendary Kolkata Coffee House.