Lalbazaar – Review

If you are looking for a Bengali cop drama, Lalbazaar , directed by Sayantan Ghosal is one of the most well-curated shows till date. I must say this is an outstanding cop drama frontlined by Suranjan Sen (Kaushik Sen) accompanied by few tremendous act performances from the whole cast, Sabyasachi Chakrabarty, Gourav Chakrabarty, Souraseni Maitra,…

Park Street Boimela

Book fair is all about emotions blended with culture and favor for literature. Each and every book lover loves to visit the book fair to get their favorite books. Oxford Bookstore is back with a book fair at Park street this year, the bookstore always offers an extended range of books throughout the year.

Sixth Edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob to Commence Today

The sixth edition of the Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob (ABSU) curated by Oxford Bookstore in association with Prabha Khaitan Foundation, commenced today. The festival will be held online fully, keeping in the mind around the circumstances the literature festival commences today in their facebook page. Held over two days – 15 and 16 of January…

Sixth Edition of Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob Goes Global

Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob (ABSU), India’s first Bangla Literary Festival created by the nearly 100 year old Oxford Bookstores in 2015 revolves around portraying richness of tradition and Bengali literature. The sixth edition of the Apeejay Bangla Sahitya Utsob curated by Oxford Bookstores and in association with Prabha Khaitan Foundation will stream LIVE on Social…

2020 Summed Up

2020 has been a disaster for everyone around the globe due to the long stretched pandemic situation surrounded. Yes, it’s been full of unpleasant memories during lockdown but it has helped me to regain my patience about works around me. 2020 will always remain an interesting year to me, I have made some tough choices…

Feluda Pherot- Cherishing The Trio Once Again

While the teaser came out, the resemblance of the characters concerning Ray’s books is truly amazing. A few dialogues through the expedition of our childhood hero feels the same.
The trio of Tota Roy Choudhury, Anirban Chakrabarti, and Kalpan Mitra made us cherishing those lively moments up from bookish illustrations of Feluda.

Dracula Sir- A Tale Of Spine-Tingling Cinematic Moments!!

Dracula Sir is all about reincarnation, revolution, and existential crisis. A tale of rebirth is also dealt in here, within the shades of storytelling, this film gets better in every aspect. Dealing with political ideology and social emotions, Dracula Sir narrates a complex brief about life, certainty, and a twisted tale of a common man,…

KOLKATA YOUNG READERS’ TRAMCAR

On 14th November, 2020, on children’s’ day, the virtual inauguration for KOLKATA YOUNG READERS’ TRAMCAR, world’s first Tramcar for young bibliophiles was commenced. Its the first initiative for the young readers of this city in collaboration with West Bengal Transport Corporation and Apeejay Anand Children’s Library. The tram is beautifully designed with children’s art and…

ভালো থেকো অপু !! আমাদের সকলের প্রিয় ফেলুদা।

সৌমিত্র চট্টোপাধ্যয় একজন অসামান্য অভিনেতা, বহুমুখী প্রতিভাধারী এক আন্তর্জাতিক ব্যক্তিত্ব। আমি নিজে তার অনুগামী, মনে প্রাণে শ্রদ্ধা করি তার প্রতিভাকে। আমার ছোটবেলার প্রথম সিনেমা দেখার যাত্রা শুরু সত্যজিৎ রায়ের ফেলুদা কিংবা হীরক রাজার দেশে দেখে। মজার ছলে মগজাস্ত্র ও টেলিপ্যাথির ব্যাখ্যা অথবা উদয়ন পন্ডিতের ব্যাক্তিত্বময় আহ্বান তখন হয়তো ভালো মাপে বুঝিনি।তবে বয়স বেড়ে ওঠার সঙ্গে…

Tansener Tanpura- an eclectic musical mystery

Tansener Tanpura is an eclectic musical mystery wrapped in melodious thrilling experiences throughout its well-curated plot. The mystery revolves around finding clues for the precious Tansener Tanpura which was kept in a secret place in Anandagarh. With Aalap’s pitch-perfect voice and Shruti’s musical journey, this web series revolves around searching the ages-old precious Tansener Tanpura…

Kolkata GlitZ Award show Season 5

Kolkata GlitZ Award show Season 5 was commenced on 8th November, 2020. The award show is a testament to the skill, ingenuity and vision of its creators. The evening was lit up with celebrities from mainly TV industry of Tollywood. The best chosen performers were awarded during the show. In the starry evening, the winners…

Bandish Bandits- review- a musical journey

Bandish Bandits is all about portraying a musical romance storyline added with a few tremendous performances from the stellar cast. The love story of Radhe, a simple small-town guy who sleeps, breathes, and lives classical Hindustani music of his Gharana, and Tamanna, a modern, wannabe pop star, who lives her life in the views of…

A Suitable Boy- Review

Based on Vikram Seth’s most popular novel ‘A Suitable Boy’, this web series directed by celebrated director Mira Nair turned out to be an interesting adaptation. Set in the era of post-independence in India, the story revolves around finding a suitable boy for the female protagonist Lata. She has three suitors, Amit (Mikhail Sen), Haresh…

A whole new emotion for Durga Puja 2020

Durga Puja has been an emotional sentiment to every single Bengali around the globe, Durga Puja revolves around celebrating the cultural and aesthetic tradition of Bengal. But this year we have celebrated Durga Puja in a very different way, attached with some throwback emotions during Puja, we tried to be safe as well due to…

The uncertain feel of Durga Pujo in 2020

While anyone asks a Bengali, “What is so special about Durga Puja?”A Bengali will definitely reply back, “what not??”Yes, Durga Puja is all about its special ‘Aagomoni’ of Maa Durga. When Bengalis turn into the authentic voice of Birendra Krishna Bhadra, we can truly sense that Durga puja is around the corner, The best feeling…

Tasher Ghawr- Hoichoi

Tasher Ghawr is a beautiful portrayal of Sujata’s story during a basic lockdown day. This feature film is an absolute visual to the eye, the 47 minutes long film portrays a story of an unhappy housewife who is tired of managing her broken relationship with her husband. Despite her troubled happening daily, she manages to…

Harry and The Time Turner

While everything came to a confining end after The Hogwarts Battle, the trio, Harry, Hermione and Ron start a new beginning towards hope and aspiration. But amidst of the freedom gained from Voldemort’s dark magic and winning over the phenomenal war, Harry feels restless. He has lost a number of friends tonight including Prof. Snape…

A letter for Sushant Singh Rajput

With a heavy heart and mourning agony, I’m penning down these emotional lines. From Kai Poche to Dil Bechara, your lively performances enchanted us. I never thought I would be writing the painful words for you, I have always been your fan, I have always admired your talented aspiration. What a lively actor you have…

Batch of 2020

I never really thought that I would be writing this anyday, being a batch of 2020, I never ever dreamed of thinking about uncertainty regarding the future aspects of ours. We really have been the unlucky one, whether its be one of the most memorable days of college farewell or making a countdown for every…

Frida Kahlo: A Magical realist

Frida Kahlo was born on 06 July 1907. It has been 113 years since the birth of this legendary Mexican painter. She is one of the greatest iconic painters of her time, I really admire her works which portrayed uniqueness and surreal beauty. The free-spirited painter Frida Kahlo who was immortalized in her series of…