News  /  Published 16.02.22

Sandhya Mukherjee: Songstress embarks on the final road that never ends

Her last public performance was during the inauguration of Sangeet Mela in 2018. Mukherjee played a role in the Bangladesh liberation war joining many leading artists who performed free concerts to r...

News  /  Published 16.02.22

India mourns Bollywood Golden King Bappi Lahiri's death

Telegu star Nithiin wrote on Facebook: "Shocked to hear about the untimely demise of the iconic music composer-singer #BappiLahiri Ji. His compositions and music will always be remembered. My Dee...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Lifestyle  /  Published 16.02.22

Snapshots of Bappi Lahiri with other legends like Kishore Kumar, Lata ji and Rajesh Khanna

Throwback to the superstars. In the ’70s, RD Burman and Kishore Kumar, along with lyricist Anand Bakshi, were catalysts to Rajesh Khanna’s stardom. ...
By Pooja Mitra

People  /  Published 15.02.22

Taherbhai: The beating heart of a majlis

There was another side to this Taherbhai. He was a hero to all Bohra boys who went from Kolkata to IIT Kharagpur; his modest residence served as an open house to those away from home; they continue to...
By Mudar Patherya

People  /  Published 11.02.22

Remembering late Buddhadeb Dasgupta, on his birth anniversary

That date from 2003 remains spotless, vivid, cherished! With dreams clinging to my hair like clouds, I went to Buddhadeb Dasgupta, the poet-film-maker whose film Charachar (In Shelter of Wings, 1992) ...
By Sohini Dasgupta


Lifestyle  /  Published 11.02.22

In loving memory of Bill Forbes

While he was signed to Columbia, he was approached to sing for a different label (Oriole) but that was only made possible by changing his name. So was born Kal Kahn in 1963 but only for a couple of so...
By Mathures Paul

Events  /  Published 09.02.22

Lata by the Lakes

The lady with a DSLR to shoot birds capped her equipment and sat down.   The stranger who chanced by sat on the carpet and asked “Gaaitey paari?”   The result: Schedu...
By Mudar Patherya

People  /  Published 07.02.22

Akhtar Ali’s daughter shares touching video on the tennis legend's first death anniversary

The highlight of Akhtar Ali’s coaching career was when the Indian Team reached the finals of the Davis Cup in 1966. Again, in 1974, he guided the team to the finals. “Akhtar Sir”, as...
By Karo Christine Kumar

People  /  Published 07.02.22

Why a part of Lata Mangeshkar will remain with us

Sahir wrote possibly decades ago for me: ‘Kaun rota hai kisi aur ki khaatir ai dost, subko apni hi kisi baat pe rona aaya.’ ...
By Mudar Patherya

People  /  Published 07.02.22

Kaushiki Chakraborty pays tribute to Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar for us was Ma Saraswati since childhood, but in recent years she became a thakur with whom we could interact on a human level. In 2013, I first got the opportunity to sing i...
By Sudeshna Banerjee


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