People  /  Published 19.01.22

Remembering Narayan Debnath, an artist par excellence

When I got the news of Debnath’s passing on the morning of January 18, I was not surprised. I had been expecting it, as he had been in ventilation for quite a few days. I knew the end was near.&...
By Debasish Deb

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengali comic strip pioneer Narayan Debnath passes away

A board, a few brushes, a bottle of black ink and sundry other drawing material. That’s all Narayan Debnath needed to fire the imagination of generations of young Bengali readers over six decade...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

News  /  Published 18.01.22

Veteran Bengali cartoonist Narayan Debnath dies at 96

According to hospital sources, the veteran cartoonist had been suffering from heart problems since Tuesday morning. His condition became critical. His blood pressure was fluctuating.  ...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Renowned Bengali theatre personality Saoli Mitra dies at 73

A recipient of Ananda Purashkar in 1991, Sangeet Natak Akademi in 2003, the Ibsen Centennial Commemoration Award from the government of Norway in 2006, Padma Shri in 2009, and Banga Bibhusan in 2012, ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 15.01.22

Actress Anumita Dutta on her upcoming show 'Saathi' and much more

Two worlds collide in the upcoming serial Saathi on Sun Bangla. Brishti is all about being kind, loving, sensitive, headstrong and warm while lawyer Om only understands the pursuit of truth and respon...
By Arindam Chatterjee


People  /  Published 11.01.22

Anirban Bhattacharya on 'Mandaar' and the choices he makes as an artiste

Mandaar has been shot in a stylised way. Are you developing a certain signature style as a director with the choices you have made — be it the tracking shots, the rotating camera, the innovative...
By Arindam Chatterjee

People  /  Published 10.01.22

Flipping through the pages of 2022, with Ritabhari Chakraborty

January: Hope February: Love March: The women’s month April: Friendship because of birthdays of best friends May: Hot. It is the hottest month of the year and I hate it! June: My birthday m...
By Saionee Chakraborty

People  /  Published 05.01.22

The quintessential and ‘madly Bangali’ passions of Tolly stars

Ever since Aranyer Din Ratri (or even before it), a jongol bhromon is one of Bengalis’ favourite holidays. Here’s Sabyasachi and Gaurav Chakraborty vacationing at Ranthambore. ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.01.22

Maach, Mishti and Movies: A look at Bengali food through a cinematic lens

The 2019 adventure thriller by Dhrubo Banerjee starring Abir Chatterjee, Arjun Chakrabarty and Ishaa Saha have quite a few scenes that aptly portray Bengalis bonding over and discussing matters o...
By Pooja Mitra, Upasya Bhowal

People  /  Published 05.01.22

Director Avijit Sen on the fascinating BTS moments of Tonic

To my surprise he had already set up the camera to take a wonderful shot, where he, Paranda and Shakuntaladi would all be looking through binoculars to see the mountains. He was so quick and always ha...
By Avijit Sen


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