Rabindranath Tagore

Prachyanat School to celebrate ‘Raktakarabi’s’ centenary with new production

Under the direction of Shawkat Hossain Sajib, the school will stage the play on Monday, January 29, at 7:00pm at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's National Theatre Hall. Prachyanat, which is renowned for its socially and politically aware grand theatrical presentations, is going to stage the epic play as part of its biannual school productions.

‘Chitrangada’ to be showcased in Asia’s largest theatre festival

The troupe is going to stage its most popular production, “Chitrangada”, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, on February 10 and at the National School of Drama, New Delhi, on February 12 for theatre enthusiasts from all over the world.

Mithun Chakraborty's 'Kabuliwala' to be released on Christmas

The makers unveiled the poster of the film Tuesday, featuring veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty as its lead and renowned child actor Anumegha Kahali as Mini, and expect it to be a cinematic marvel from the depths of history penned by Rabindranath Tagore.

Essay / Why Nazrul was at loggerheads with language purists

I proposed a panel at a North American Bangla literary conference. ‘Is translation itself a form of activism?’ I queried.

My life’s philosophy is to live for others, not for myself: Ramendu Majumdar

Speaking about his birthday, Ramendu talked about how nostalgic he gets during that time, missing his birthplace Lakshmipur.

Unveiling 'Anondodhara': Coke Studio Bangla's ode to Rabindranath Tagore

In a heartfelt tribute to the iconic Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore on his death anniversary, Coke Studio Bangla surprised music enthusiasts by releasing their latest composition, "Anondodhara".

Essay / The astounding optimism in Tagore’s songs

His words convince the listener that the world is actually a beautiful place where truth, honesty, and simplicity are the quenching clouds above a desolate desert of dry despair and monotony.

The forever debt to Rabindranath Tagore

From children’s books to internationally applauded films, from lyrical ballads to Netflix series, wherever we put our senses, they are filled with the legacy of the “Bard of Bengal”, Rabindranath Tagore. Do we ever ask ourselves what we would do without him? Do we wonder how the entire culture of the Indian subcontinent is wrapped around his existence?

Death Anniversary / Tagore’s legacy continues to live through film adaptations

The universality of his stories present a challenge for these filmmakers to produce a picture that is equally compelling, credible, and visually appealing.

January 26, 2024
January 26, 2024

Prachyanat School to celebrate ‘Raktakarabi’s’ centenary with new production

Under the direction of Shawkat Hossain Sajib, the school will stage the play on Monday, January 29, at 7:00pm at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's National Theatre Hall. Prachyanat, which is renowned for its socially and politically aware grand theatrical presentations, is going to stage the epic play as part of its biannual school productions.

December 20, 2023
December 20, 2023

‘Chitrangada’ to be showcased in Asia’s largest theatre festival

The troupe is going to stage its most popular production, “Chitrangada”, in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, on February 10 and at the National School of Drama, New Delhi, on February 12 for theatre enthusiasts from all over the world.

November 14, 2023
November 14, 2023

Mithun Chakraborty's 'Kabuliwala' to be released on Christmas

The makers unveiled the poster of the film Tuesday, featuring veteran actor Mithun Chakraborty as its lead and renowned child actor Anumegha Kahali as Mini, and expect it to be a cinematic marvel from the depths of history penned by Rabindranath Tagore.

August 26, 2023
August 26, 2023

Why Nazrul was at loggerheads with language purists

I proposed a panel at a North American Bangla literary conference. ‘Is translation itself a form of activism?’ I queried.

August 10, 2023
August 10, 2023

My life’s philosophy is to live for others, not for myself: Ramendu Majumdar

Speaking about his birthday, Ramendu talked about how nostalgic he gets during that time, missing his birthplace Lakshmipur.

August 7, 2023
August 7, 2023

Unveiling 'Anondodhara': Coke Studio Bangla's ode to Rabindranath Tagore

In a heartfelt tribute to the iconic Nobel Prize-winning poet Rabindranath Tagore on his death anniversary, Coke Studio Bangla surprised music enthusiasts by releasing their latest composition, "Anondodhara".

August 6, 2023
August 6, 2023

The astounding optimism in Tagore’s songs

His words convince the listener that the world is actually a beautiful place where truth, honesty, and simplicity are the quenching clouds above a desolate desert of dry despair and monotony.

August 6, 2023
August 6, 2023

The forever debt to Rabindranath Tagore

From children’s books to internationally applauded films, from lyrical ballads to Netflix series, wherever we put our senses, they are filled with the legacy of the “Bard of Bengal”, Rabindranath Tagore. Do we ever ask ourselves what we would do without him? Do we wonder how the entire culture of the Indian subcontinent is wrapped around his existence?

August 6, 2023
August 6, 2023

Tagore’s legacy continues to live through film adaptations

The universality of his stories present a challenge for these filmmakers to produce a picture that is equally compelling, credible, and visually appealing.

August 6, 2023
August 6, 2023

Remembering Tagore: TV channels on Rabindranath's death anniversary

Today marks the 82nd death anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore, who passed away, leaving a trail of literary legacies behind him.

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