Gitanjali

Tagore's legacy in Bangladesh

Rabindranath Tagore's 'Shilaidah Kuthibari' and ‘Shahzadpur Kachharibari’ inspired some of his most celebrated literary works ranging from poetry to spiritual songs, which includes the translation of Gitanjali around 1912.

August 6, 2022
August 6, 2022

Tagore’s Gitabitan and the bookshelf of a Bengali household

It has been 81 years today since Rabindranath Tagore, a Bengali polymath, poet, composer and the first Bengali Nobel Laureate, breathed his last. In these 81 years, much has changed in the world, including the modernisation of his compositions. Tagore’s songs—Rabindra Sangeet, as they are known—are still popular amongst Bengali music lovers.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Tagore's legacy in Bangladesh

Rabindranath Tagore's 'Shilaidah Kuthibari' and ‘Shahzadpur Kachharibari’ inspired some of his most celebrated literary works ranging from poetry to spiritual songs, which includes the translation of Gitanjali around 1912.