Jitendra Kumar
Entertainment  /  Published 27.12.20

Web series that kept us entertained in 2020

Bandish Bandits Reintroducing (and largely, introducing) classical Indian music to Gen Y India was this winner from Amazon Prime Video. Naseeruddin Shah led an eclectic cast (Ritwik Bhowmik and Shrey...
By Priyanka Roy  in

People  /  Published 27.12.20

First Among Unequals

Jitne bhi classes hum insaan ne banaye hain, I think I’ve played them all,” says actor Jitendra Kumar. Fondly known as Jeetu or Jeetu bhaiya — after some of the characters he has pla...
By Manasi Shah in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.19

Trinamul councillor killed in Asansol

An Asansol Trinamul councillor was shot dead near his home on Saturday night, with his brother blaming three of his cousins, all suspected workers of the party’s youth wing.Police sources said Khali...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Bollywood  /  Published 21.02.20

Jitendra on playing Ayushmann's other half

Jitendra Kumar plays Ayushmann Khurrana's love interest in today's release, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, directed and written by Hitesh Kewalya. The Telegraph caught up with the actor for a chat ...
By Ushnota Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Bengali signage mandatory in 2 towns

The Asansol and Durgapur municipal corporations run by the Trinamul Congress made Bengali mandatory in signage from January 1. The decision is viewed as a bid to woo Bengalis in the two towns which ha...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Didi picks 3 leaders for poll strategy in two seats

Trinamul supremo Mamata Banerjee has assigned three heavyweights — Asansol mayor Jitendra Kumar Tiwari, minister Malay Ghatak and Birbhum party chief Anubrata Mondal — to chalk out the strategy to...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

MLA Jitendra Kumar Tiwari ’s temple message

Asansol mayor and Trinamul MLA Jitendra Kumar Tiwari has said he will inaugurate a Ram temple in his Pandaveswar constituency on April 23, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to address ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Bollywood  /  Published 28.01.20

‘I am not just a Punjabi boy, I am much more than that’

The man with the Midas touch is all set to charm the box office, yet again. Ayushmann Khurrana will look to score his eighth hit on the trot with Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, in which he plays a gay m...
By Priyanka Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

TMC civic body cash for cows

The Trinamul-run Asansol Municipal Corporation has sanctioned Rs 20 lakh for the expansion and renovation of a cow shelter at Barakar, a known BJP stronghold dominated by Hindi speakers.Mayor Jitendra...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Barakar

Entertainment  /  Published 08.04.20

Ansgty but relatable: Jitendra Kumar

Congratulations for Panchayat. What’s the response been like so far?People are talking about how fresh the show is. It’s a fun and light-hearted show… there’s no darkness in there, and I think...
By Priyanka Roy in


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