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In Pictures: Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor opens new outlet in New Town

Lovers of ‘Bangali khabar’ and Satyajit Ray in Rajarhat can now drop by at the popular chain’s 10th outlet

By Pooja Mitra | Published 08.08.23, 01:57 PM
1/10 Popular Kolkata restaurant chain Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor launched its tenth outlet in New Town on August 4. The theme of the outlet is ‘Amlaki Rajar Darbar’ from Satyajit Ray’s film ‘Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne’

Popular Kolkata restaurant chain Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor launched its tenth outlet in New Town on August 4. The theme of the outlet is ‘Amlaki Rajar Darbar’ from Satyajit Ray’s film ‘Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne’

All photos by Amit Datta/My Kolkata
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2/10 Rajiv Kumar Paul, the owner of the restaurant chain is an avid Satyajit Ray fan, and the chain is his tribute to the director. Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor, which now also has an international branch in New Jersey, will be opening its eleventh outlet in Hatibagan before Durga Puja. The New Town chapter is a partnership venture between (left) Paul, and (right) Aditi Mitra and Rwitobroto Mitra

Rajiv Kumar Paul, the owner of the restaurant chain is an avid Satyajit Ray fan, and the chain is his tribute to the director. Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor, which now also has an international branch in New Jersey, will be opening its eleventh outlet in Hatibagan before Durga Puja. The New Town chapter is a partnership venture between (left) Paul, and (right) Aditi Mitra and Rwitobroto Mitra

3/10 The launch event was attended by popular names of the film and television fraternity. (L-R) Bangladeshi actress Apu Biswas, actress Sayantani Ghosh and Indrajit Lahiri of Foodka were among those present

The launch event was attended by popular names of the film and television fraternity. (L-R) Bangladeshi actress Apu Biswas, actress Sayantani Ghosh and Indrajit Lahiri of Foodka were among those present

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4/10 Elements from Ray’s movies, and tributes to him are present in every nook and corner — framed stills of scenes from the film, glass paintings, folk art murals, a statue of Bhooter Raja and a grand chandelier

Elements from Ray’s movies, and tributes to him are present in every nook and corner — framed stills of scenes from the film, glass paintings, folk art murals, a statue of Bhooter Raja and a grand chandelier

5/10 The event had a grand spread of 14 Bengali dishes, including some rare recipes. The dishes were placed near one of two signature walls of at the restaurant, which showcases unforgettable lines from the tales of Goopy and Bagha

The event had a grand spread of 14 Bengali dishes, including some rare recipes. The dishes were placed near one of two signature walls of at the restaurant, which showcases unforgettable lines from the tales of Goopy and Bagha

6/10 The gastronomical delights started with ‘Aam Panna’ and moved to (centre) ‘Koraishutir Kochuri’, (left) ‘Kosha Aloor Dum’ (left) and (right) ‘Dimer Devil’

The gastronomical delights started with ‘Aam Panna’ and moved to (centre) ‘Koraishutir Kochuri’, (left) ‘Kosha Aloor Dum’ (left) and (right) ‘Dimer Devil’

7/10 Also in the menu were ‘Matarshuti Paneer Bahari’, ‘Gorom Bhaat’, ‘Basanti Pulao’, (left) ‘Pabda Shorshe’, (right) ‘Kochu Patay Bhapa Chingri’ (right) and (centre) ‘Rajbarir Kosha Mangsho’

Also in the menu were ‘Matarshuti Paneer Bahari’, ‘Gorom Bhaat’, ‘Basanti Pulao’, (left) ‘Pabda Shorshe’, (right) ‘Kochu Patay Bhapa Chingri’ (right) and (centre) ‘Rajbarir Kosha Mangsho’

8/10 The delicious feast ended on a sweet note with ‘Papad’, ‘Aamsotto and Khejurer Chutney’ before a sweet ending with ‘Rosogolla’ and ‘Mishti Paan’

The delicious feast ended on a sweet note with ‘Papad’, ‘Aamsotto and Khejurer Chutney’ before a sweet ending with ‘Rosogolla’ and ‘Mishti Paan’

9/10 When at this outlet, don’t forget to check out the mural right outside the restaurant. The artwork deserves a moment and is perfect for a photo-op

When at this outlet, don’t forget to check out the mural right outside the restaurant. The artwork deserves a moment and is perfect for a photo-op

10/10 Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor’s New Town location is operational from 12 noon to 10 pm, Monday to Sunday. The address is: AA II, Action Area IID, Newtown (Near Akankha More)

Bhooter Raja Dilo Bor’s New Town location is operational from 12 noon to 10 pm, Monday to Sunday. The address is: AA II, Action Area IID, Newtown (Near Akankha More)

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