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"Netajir Priyo Gaan" album launched in Kolkata

India Blooms News Service | | 24 Jan 2016, 02:47 am
Kolkata, Jan 23(IBNS): Marking the 119th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Asha Audio Company, in association with Netaji Research Bureau, launched "Netajir Priyo Gaan", an album comprising of the Indian freedom fighter's favorite Bengali songs.

The event was held at the freedom fighter's residence at Netajiji Bhawan in Kolkata.

The music of the album was recreated by Srikumar Banerjee and launched by economist Amartya Sen, actress Sharmila Tagore, TMC MP Sugata Bose, Professor Leonard Gordon, Professor Krishna Bose and  Asha Audio Director Mahua Lahiri.

Giving more spark to the fire of celebration, Sharmila Tagore said, “All my life, as a school girl, as a citizen of India, we have always celebrated Netaji’s birthday. It used to be so much fun during our school days. He doesn't belong to the family; he belongs to all of us. But today it is the first time that I have attended a proper celebration of Netaji, organized by his family."                                                                                                                                   

(Reporting by by Suchismita Roy)