Kolkata-based theatre troupe Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra staged its play Nuruldiner Sara Jibon on the fifth day of the ongoing week-long theatre festival at Kabi Nazrul Auditorium at Rikabi Bazar in Sylhet on Friday.
Nuruldiner Sara Jibon, written by late eminent writer Syed Shamsul Haque and directed by Kishore Sengupta, revolves around Nuruldin, a peasant from Rangpur who led a rebellion against zaminder of Rangpur region during the British Raj.
Kishore Sengupta, who directed Nuruldiner Sara Jibon, presented the famous lyrical drama through dance and music.
Dipanker Das, Aniruddha Biswas, Swapan Kumar Pal, Anupam Chakrabarti, Shobhan Chakrabarti, Anindya Bandhopadhyay, Diptemswar Mondal, Abhijit Mondal, Ranik Munshi, Mahesh Kairy, Showmik Dey, Mridul Datta Roy, Debajit Datta, Madhulekha Datta, Popy Roy, Arpita Mondal, Sharmishtha Dey, Rakhi Sen, Soumi Acharya, Sanchita Das, Saumi Bhattacharya, Mohini Ganguli and Kishore Sengupta performed different characters in the play.
Kalyani Natyacharcha Kendra staged its play Dhrubaputra at the festival on Saturday. The play, based on Amal Mitra’s novel with same title, has been adapted and directed by Kishore Sengupta.
The week-long festival has been organised by Sammilita Natya Parishad Sylhet, a platform of the Sylhet-based theatre troupes, in association with cultural affair ministry of Bangladesh, Sylhet City Corporation and Sylhet-based cricket team Sylhet Sixers to promote cultural exchange between Bangladesh and West Bengal, India.
Finance minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith inaugurated the festival as the chief guest on Monday.
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