Come rain or shine, Kolkata, with its many moods, has a lot to offer. The old-world charm and the cosmopolitan vibe mix perfectly. With its hand-pulled rickshaws, yellow taxis, heritage structures and unnamed alleys, the city is also a photographer’s delight.
And Tolly stars, despite their busy schedules, still find time to stand and appreciate the views the City of Joy has to offer, and share those moments with their fans. Here are some of the best clicks...
“How decadently pretty is my town”, asks actor-director Parambrata Chatterjee with a photograph that offers a lofty look at the old Kolkata skyline.
“Is it only me or there's a thing with extended #sunsets & #majestic sky?”
With an open question and a picture of a dusky evening, Abir Chatterjee’s #nofilter photograph is a snapshot of many such wonderful sunrises and sunsets that paint the city sky.
Swastika Mukherjee’s video of a Durga idol, making its way to a pandal, makes the heart yearn for next year’s festivities. And it brings cheer too, as Kolkata’s Durga Puja is now on UNESCO’s list of ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity'.
Colours in the city sky make singer Anupam Roy ‘Rainbow happy’!
Maidan snapshot, a lonely horse and a cotton-candy sky paired with lines from a Moheener Ghoraguli number — actor Anindya Chatterjee’s click shows why the Maidan is a must-visit in winter.
Actor Subhasree Ganguly’s sky-high video is taken from Urbana.
Mir Afsar Ali
The city skyline during monsoon, as captured by RJ, actor and funnyman Mir.