Poems glorifying monsoon recited

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 19:40, Jul 21,2018


Katha Abritti Charcha Kendra artistes perform at Bangladesh National Museum on Friday. — Snigdha Zaman

Katha Abritti Charcha Kendra artistes presented romantic poems glorifying the monsoon season penned by famous poets on Friday at a programme held at Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum.

The show titled ‘Megh Kabya’ featured poems penned by poets like Rabindranath Tagore, Amiya Chakraborty, Shamsur Rahman, Joy Goswami, Nirmalendu Goon, Mahadev Saha, Shuvodas Gupto and others.

The artistes were accompanied by singers, who rendered few lines of famous monsoon songs in between the recitations, at the show, which was directed by Ashraful Hasan.

The show began with rendition of a few lines of Tagore’s popular monsoon song Megh bolechhe jabo jabo. Shahidul Islam Nazu recited Amiya Chakraborty’s famous poem Bristi at the show. Hoor-e-Jannat recited Joy Goswami’s Megh Bolte Apatti Ki, which describes a teenaged boy’s first love, and Tarannum Ahmed Kuhu recited Mahadev Saha’s popular poem Bristi.

Besides, artistes recited Shamsur Rahman’s Hotath Bristi Elei, Shuvodas Gupto’s Juralo Hridoy Juralo, Barun Dev’s Bristi Bancha, Shihab Shariar’s Dure Ore Shankhachil and others at the programme.

The artistes also read from Tagore’s Chhinnapatra letters, which describes the beauty of monsoon in the then East Bengal (now Bangladesh), and lines from his famous monsoon songs to the delight of the audience.

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