“Hey Bondhu Bidaye”(Farewell My Friend) – Extracts from ‘Shesher Kobita’ and participated by Soumitra Chatterjee on 2nd July’10 at Chowdiah!!

Hey Bondhu Bidaye (Farewell My Friend)   

Hey Bondhu Bidaye’/ Farewell My Friend captures the intensely creative days through a musical. The script traverses in and out of Shesher Kobita and presents a fictional conversation between the poet and Rani. It not only explores the everlasting, ever youthful passion between Amit and Labonyo but also the passion of the poet who created them.  

"Hey Bondhu Bidaye" (Farewell My Friend) in Progress

 

The script incorporates a dramatised conversation between Tagore and Rani Mahalanabis, extracts from ‘Shesher Kobita’ and modern poetry by several poets. This elevates it from being time or character specific and makes it universal and the passion timeless.Through the musical we reveal the completeness of love not in its consummation but in the yearning for it.   

The Background

In 1928 Tagore’s journey to Oxford to deliver the Hibert Lecture was interrupted by illness. In order to rest and hasten recovery he stayed at Bangalore with the Professor of Philosophy Brajendranath Seal. During this period he wrote ‘Shesher Kobita’.
As if possessed by a creative frenzy he wrote all night on June the 25th and completed the masterpiece in the early hours of the morning.
During his travels, the poet was accompanied by Prasanta and Rani Mahalanabis to whom he read out ‘Shesher Kobita’ the following evening.   

 

   

  

A moment of the rendition: Hey Bondhu Bidaye

 

  

Script & Direction
Amit Ranjan Biswas  
 

 Readers:   

Amit Roy- Soumitra Chatterjee ( Yes, you read it right! He will be in Bangalore for this show!! )
Labonya- Bidipta Chakraborty
Rani Mahalanabis- Shreela Majumdar
Rabindranath- Amit Ranjan Biswas  
 

Vocalists:   

Aniruddha Sinha
Paramita Bandyopadhyay.  
 

Time and Venue:
Chowdiah Hall , Bangalore – 2nd July, 2010  
 

Ticket Rate:
Rs. 150/, 250/-, 350/- and 500  
 

   

Hey Bandhu Bidaay

 

  

Booking Guidelines:  

A.   By Cheque Payment  

Kindly send a Cheque of  amount equivalent to ‘No. of Tickets x Rate of Tickets+ Rs. 20/- ’ favouring  Maam Entertainment  payable at Bangalore by courier to our below mentioned address.  

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Bank Transfer: Advise your Banker to Transfer the amount to M/s. Maam Entertainment CC  A/c. No. 06230500011514 in UCO Bank, Jayanagar Branch, Bangalore thro’ IFSC code for NEFT Transfer ‘UCBA0000623′.  

Once you have made the payment, Kindly fill-up the Ticket Booking Form (attached)  and mail it to us. On receipt of this form duly filled in by you, we will mail you our Ticket Confirmation Mail with Seat
Numbers. Kindly Take a Print out of it, Present it at the Entry Gate & Take your Seat according to the Seat Nos. allocated on it. It’s Just that Simple!  

Contact: For any details, please contact:  

Arundhati Biswas
Maam Entertainment
P 34, ‘Green Skies Blue Forest’
118, 1st. Main, JP Nagar 7th. Phase,
Krishnamraju Layout,
Bangalore – 560 076.
Ph: 4130 5645
Cell: 98454 47130  

 Don’t Miss this lifetime opportunity !!
Watching Soumitra Chatterjee in ‘Sesher Kobita’  – sitting in Bangalore at weekend!!

Rush to register your seat NOW!

 

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