Kolkata/IBNS: Theatre enthusiast and graphic designer Subhamay Basu, who spearheaded the digital portal ‘timesoftheatre’, has launched an audio album for the upcoming Durga Puja.
Called ‘KaneKane’, it will feature audio dramas, poetry dramas, love dramas, comedy dramas, drama songs, children's story lessons, children's dramas.
The album will feature late singer-actor Dhiren Das's ‘Sharadiya Gaan’ (‘sharadiya’ refers to the annual autumn festival and ‘gaan’ meaning songs) and a rendition of Rabindranath Tagore's comic composition ‘Bini Paysar Bhoj’ by his son, thespian late Anup Kumar.
Dancer Madhubani Chatterjee will read two stories for children as well as direct a children’s drama titled ‘Rabikabir Pathshala’.
According to Subhamay Basu, “This innovative initiative will not only bring Bengali literature to the ears of the new generation, it will also spread to all Bengali-loving people in the world.”
Partnering this initiative is the Bengali Association of Greater Chicago and the audio magazine is edited by Tapan Das.