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Lifestyle  /  Published 17.09.21

If you love Bengali music, wear it!

This one needs no introduction because who does not know of the number, 2441139? Created by Anjan Dutt, this song remains an iconic singalong love. The illustration of an old-fashioned telephone on th...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.09.21

Neeraj Chopra floored by Kolkata's Baked Rosogolla and Mishti Doi

Back at Raajkutir, he had three more meals at the heritage look-and-feel restaurant inspired by the zamindari era. Breakfast was Luchi and Sada Aloo Tarkari, “loads of fruits” and waterme...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Lifestyle  /  Published 14.09.21

What’s on your plate... Bhetki Paturi, Chitol Maachher Muitha or Tel Koi?

The next time you’re tempted to veer off the Ilish or Chingri path, we encourage you to explore some of Bengal’s alternate offerings. You can love them, or you can hate them. But ask any B...
By Upasya Bhowal

Lifestyle  /  Published 03.09.21

When Uttam Kumar had to be rescued from a train

I saw Uttam, much like my generation, on television broadcasts of Bengali cinema throughout the 1980s. Something about him impressed me a lot but I could not put my fingers on what it was. Later, as c...
By Sayandeb Chowdhury

People  /  Published 31.08.21

Watch: How Kolkata celebs marked Janmashtami

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By Pooja Mitra in Kolkata

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People  /  Published 31.08.21

Pantheon of Bengali literature loses eminent member in Buddhadeb Guha

The pantheon of Bengali literature lost an eminent member with the death of author Buddhadeb Guha on Sunday. He was 85. Guha died of post-Covid complications at a nursing home at 11.25pm after a cardi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

People  /  Published 31.08.21

Ordinary people hide startling secrets: Binisutoy director Atanu Ghosh

The loneliness and barrenness of privileged urban life come under the scanner in Binisutoy. It tries to find out why two strangers (played by Ritwick Chakraborty and Jaya Ahsan) are trying to form a c...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.08.21

Tollywood actress lodges complaint over lewd messages

An actress has complained to police that she received objectionable messages from a man who used a fake profile of a prominent film director and producer of Tollywood.  Police said the actress m...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 30.08.21

Noted writer Buddhadeb Guha passes away

Nature and forests were a recurrent theme for him and his writings on travel in Bengal are considered among some of the most beautiful. His novels and short stories are noted for their dreamy and roma...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.21

Letters to the editor: Bitter dishes at start of Bengali meal

Bitter bonanza Sir — The article, “The necessity of bitter beginnings” (Aug 29), by Paromita Sen correctly pointed out that an authentic Bengali meal is incomplete without a bitter ...


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