Sangeet Natak Akademi
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

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Achievers who made Salt Lake and Kolkata proud in 2021

This 40-year-old from Uniworld City has weighed an extreme of 85kg at one point as well as an extreme of 39. And she then discovered a sport that not only made her fit but also gave her the zest to he...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Arts  /  Published 15.05.21

Telling stories differently

Departure explores the separation of a youthful daughter from her mother as she ventures into the future, its music based on the Tagore song, “Phule phule dhole dhole”, while Ape...
By Kathakali Jana

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

Lights, camera, action: Ray centenary

The lukewarm preparedness for the centenary celebrations of Satyajit Ray’s birth on May 2, 2021 — ascribed largely to the pandemic — raises many questions. Sporadic efforts notwithst...
By Amitabha Bhattacharya

Arts  /  Published 18.07.20

Unearthed treasures of the Akademy

As artists across all performance-oriented art forms face an unprecedented crisis, Sangeet Natak Akademi has quickly embraced digital means to engage artists and the audience. They have steered clear ...
By Anshuman Bhowmick


India  /  Published 16.07.20

Grudgingly, theatre explores online stage

Theatre director Bapi Bose was about to conclude a three-month workshop with Baul singers and stage a play on the 18th century mystic Lalon Fakir when the lockdown came into force. The loan he had tak...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.06.19

Our apathy towards our intangible heritage

René Goscinny, the witty comic book writer who created Asterix along with the illustrator, Albert Uderzo, was wrong. The Gauls are not crazy; but visitors to Gaul can be loony. Maurice, a cockerel, w...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

North East  /  Published 24.12.19

Don’t build on paddy fields: CM

Manipur chief minister N. Biren Singh on Tuesday urged people in the state not to occupy or construct buildings on paddy fields and agricultural land by violating existing laws. He was attending the o...
By Robert Sapam in Imphal

North East  /  Published 27.12.19

Tribute to folk legend Pratima Barua Pandey

The 17th death anniversary of famous Goalpariya folk singer Pratima Barua Pandey was observed with a daylong programme, organised by the Dhubri district cultural development centre, Gauripur, in assoc...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.03.19

This guru wants chhau to be a millennial buzzword

For any dance form to thrive, it needs to be popular among youngsters. That’s what honorary director of the Sangeet Natak Akademi’s chhau centre in Chandankyari, Bokaro, Padma Shri Gopal Prasad Du...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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