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

Humanity during the crisis

Many of us around the world are in ‘lockdown’ at the moment due to the coronavirus pandemic. So Obhi and I thought we should share some of Tagore’s humanity and

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

Chitrangada – first gala premiere, then global premiere

Last Sunday, we had the charity gala premiere of our film version of Tagore’s dance-drama Chitrangada in Brussels in aid of Santiniketan Sishutirtha. Before the film, we had a live, multilingual performance

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

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