Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay
Lifestyle  /  Published 22.02.22

On the Little Road, Mitchell in hand for Ray

Manik-da never lost his cool. Even when he did not like a shot, he would say, ‘Oh, fine, good shot. Let’s take another – this way.’ It was an experience to see him work. Workin...
By Translated by Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

Arts  /  Published 19.02.22

Critical query

The dramatist, Ujjwal Chattopadhyay, has mined two short stories by Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay to come up with Pagalpara (produced by Purba Paschim and directed by Soumitra Mitra), an incisive explo...
By Dipankar Sen

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Barrackpore hall to mark stay of Pather Panchali author

The Bengal government will dedicate a new auditorium to Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s memory in an attempt to rekindle the late author’s association with Barrackpore, where he lived for s...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Serialised novel: A first for Rushdie, staple format for Bengal classics

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By Upasya Bhowal

Books  /  Published 09.07.21

Ripe metaphors

Outside Gabriel García Márquez’s old house in Aracataca hangs a sign bearing one of his famous quotes: “I came back to smell the guava.” The writer made this statement ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi


Entertainment  /  Published 15.05.21

All credit goes to team ‘Avijatrik’: Arjun

First of all, I want to tell Team Avijatrik that I liked the trailer of the film very much. And through this mail, I want to convey my best wishes to the team. My questions for Team Avijatrik are: Wha...
By The Telegraph

Books  /  Published 02.10.20

Gentle cradles of civilization

Civilizations owe their genesis to rivers; it seems that literature does so too. The Epic of Gilgamesh, widely regarded as the oldest known work of fiction, traces the riverine misadventures of i...
By Kamalika Basu

People  /  Published 13.07.19

We used to be so poor that rice was a luxury: Nalini Bera

Nalini Bera was awarded the Ananda Purashkar in 2019 for his novel, Subarnarenu Subarnarekha. The work is important for two reasons. First, it tells the stories of the most backward people of Bengal ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.20

Ballad of Bibhutibhushan’s last abode beckons

For many book lovers, Pather Panchali, featuring the inimitable sibling duo Apu and Durga, is one of the most treasured memories from childhood, something to be savoured again and again. And for movie...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.19

Author opened puja doors to all

A family puja that was once upon a time graced by the presence, and active hand of one of Bengal’s most renowned writers, Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay, continues at Panitar village in North 24 Parga...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat


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