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 ...

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

The necessity of bitter beginnings

Bitter is not a pleasant word. Disagreeable facts, experiences and relationships are all called bitter in different languages across different cultures. And yet the main meal in Bengali cuisine &mdash...
By Paromita Sen

Lifestyle  /  Published 28.08.21

With trailer for Lady Diana film out, revisit these Bengali biopics

This 1966 film, directed by Piyush Ghosh, tells the compelling story of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. It received the National Award in 1967. The acting performances in the film will leave you tongue-t...
By Aatreyee Mohanta in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.08.21

Water is a powerful agent in director Riingo’s new film

Riingo’s forthcoming film, produced by Flixbug, and titled A River In Heaven, delves into the age-old myth of water as a powerful agent of change and its repercussions on our lives. Set in Vara...
By The Telegraph in Kolkata


People  /  Published 26.08.21

Swastika Dutta of KKBT fame to make web series debut

For the last couple of days, Swastika Dutta has been stepping out of her home at the crack of dawn. The early morning hours are ideal for exercise or practising music. But Swastika is doing something ...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Kolkata

People  /  Published 26.08.21

Krushal Ahuja from KKBT on his new Hindi tele-series

Rishton Ka Manjha, starring Krushal Ahuja, tells the story of Diya, a gully badminton player, who meets Arjun, a former badminton champ from an affluent family, who resents his own kin. The show, airi...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Kolkata

Arts  /  Published 21.08.21

Far from the madding crowd

Bagula, located on the Sealdah-Gede railroad, hardly has access to a regular auditorium. With the nearest theatres at Krishnanagar and Ranaghat located a good 20 kilometres away, Suchana, a 32-year-ol...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Arts  /  Published 21.08.21

Broken pieces

When their relationship of four years collapsed, Croatian artists, Olinka Vistica and Drazen Grubisic, came up with the idea of creating an installation with tokens of their shared life and with simil...
By Dipankar Sen

Food  /  Published 05.08.21

Bold and robust flavours sum up East India Room’s all-new menu

Paniphal ki Tarkari: This interesting Sheherwali item is made with water chestnut, cooked in a tangy spicy gravy that has sikri piyaz hing, cumin and amchoor powder. It is garnished with strips of fri...
By Pramita Ghosh


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