Remembrance of Masterji Arambam Amubi Singh

Guru Arambam Amubi Singh was widely known in Santiniketan as Masterji. It has been 25 years today since Masterji left us but he and his creative work are very much

My Joy Of Dance

Like every year, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust invited us (Prantik) to celebrate Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary in the garden of Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK. This year, a line of

A tribute to my dance guru, the legendary K Jatindra Singh (Jitenda)

I was saddened to hear on Monday that Jitenda had passed away. I had last seen him in early March, while he was in Pearson Memorial Hospital in Santiniketan. He

Ami Chitrangada

After a long absence from my blog, I thought I should mark International Women’s Day by publishing the part of our film version of Chitrangada in which Chitrangada reveals herself to

Selling tickets for the Chitrangada gala premiere

At midnight last night, Central European Summer Time, tickets for the charity gala premiere of Chitrangada in Brussels went on sale via TicketABC. Here is the related press release. The

About Santiniketan Sishutirtha

I thought you ought to know why we selected Santiniketan Sishutirtha as the beneficiary of our charity gala premiere of Chitrangada in Brussels on 23 September. 50% of any profits from the

Rabindranath Tagore in Balatonfüred, Hungary

We are just over three weeks from our charity gala film premiere of Chitrangada, including a live, multilingual performance of The Story of Gitanjali. These days almost every evening actors have been visiting

Introducing Asit Ghosh

Obhi and I have already introduced our two guest singers for The Story of Gitanjali: Manini and Sayan. Now I am introducing another of our artistes: Asit Ghosh (Pintu). He will

Introducing Manini Mukhopadhyay

Obhi has already introduced one of our two guest singers for The Story of Gitanjali – Sayan Bandyopadhyay. Now it is time for me to introduce the other: Manini Mukhopadhyay. I

Practical arrangements

Whenever I have had to travel for a performance, someone else has taken care of the travel and accommodation arrangements for us. As a result, I have had a lot