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Fragrance of Souls by Kolkata’s cultural group

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Sheikh Arif Bulbon :
Indira Gandhi Culture Centre (IGCC) organised an evening of audio-visual play and songs titled Fragrance of Souls by the cultural group Paikpara’s Impression from Kolkata led by Satinath Mukhopadhyay and Sharmila Bandyopadhyay recently at Poet Sufia Kamal Auditorium, Bangladesh National Museum in the capital’s Shahbag area.
Paikpara’s Impression is a cultural organisation from Kolkata which makes research-based audio-visual musical plays. Satinath Mukhopdhyay, an eminent
elocutionist, TV, host and news caster, was the audio director and lead actor, and Sharmila Bandyopadhyay, an eminent
elocutionist is the director, actress and head of the organisation.
Fragrance of Souls started with
Jani nai to tumi eley with visual projection. Performances by Satinath Mukhopadhyay, Bimal Konar and Sharmila Bandopadhyay followed.
Sanjit Basu performed songs like Dao hey hridoy bhorey aponar,
Arun-o kanti ke go, Aamar aponar cheye. Sumana Chatterjee rendered Tomar kachhey Fagun, Jokhon somoy thomkey darai and Sudip Basu
rendered songs Maa go bhabna keno, Diye genu boshonter ei gaan and Ekusher roddur (with
visual projection).
Evoking the memories of Language Movement of 1952 in
a dramatic presentation, Satinath Mukhopadhyay and Sharmila Bandopadhyay presented Dehri Bompass with visual projection. n

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