Anjan Dutt
Entertainment  /  Published 16.10.20

A food musical ‘circus'

During The Bong Connection we did not have the funds for hiring a choreographer. We decided to shoot Pagla hawa ourselves. My theatre colleague and dance teacher Swaroopa Ghosh chipped in to train the...
By Anjan Dutt

Arts  /  Published 30.09.20

Strumming a tribute to memorable characters

How much do you earn for cutting and skinning them?” I asked the lean, scruffy boy holding eight chickens by their legs, walking towards the slaughterhouse behind New Market, past Nizam restaura...
By Anjan Dutt

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.18

The ‘snow leopard’ I could open my heart to

I first met Mrinal Sen at 21, working as a journalist and directing a Jean-Paul Sartre play in Bengali. I had gone over to the director of Alliance Francaise for funding. Mrinal Sen had come to discus...
By Anjan Dutt

Entertainment  /  Published 01.10.19

Byomkesh has to survive the test of time

When I first bought the rights of four Byomkesh stories back in 2008, I never thought that I would be walking away from the franchise. I never thought that so many people would jump on to the bandwago...
By Anjan Dutt in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 21.01.20

Chanda Dutt is serving up her Khow Suey again

Chanda Dutt is known for her delicious, hot bowl of comfort food — Burmese Khow Suey — all the way from Myanmar, formerly called Burma, a place she grew up in. What started as pop-ups for close fr...
By Kasturi Sen



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