Jorasanko Thakurbari to host 'Jorasanko Manchagatha' this month

Last Updated: Thu, Dec 03, 2015 13:05 hrs

The West Bengal State Akademi of Dance Drama Music and Visual Arts, Rabindra Bharati University, in association with Academy Theatre, will present ‘Jorasanko Manchagatha’ at the Jorasanko Thakurbari here on Dec 12.

It is a representative selection of theatre songs (manchagatha) of plays staged at, and readily associated with, the ancestral house of the Tagores at Jorasanko, and playwrights like Madhusudan Dutt, Ramnarayan Tarkaratna, Jyotirindranath Tagore, Swarnakumari Devi, Rabindranath Tagore, Dwijendralal Roy, Abanindranath Tagore, Indrani Devi Chaudhurani and several others to be presented by Riddhi Bandyopadhyay and Devajit Bandyopadhyay, with narrations by Debashis Bose. There will also be an exhibition of relevant visuals, and release of a book on Jyotirindranath Tagores reminiscences in Bengali.