Tag: Natir Puja

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  • His tryst with the reel world

    His tryst with the reel world

    Rabindranath Tagore encountered the strength and power of cinema as a tool of mass communication and initially entered the film industry as a story writer in the silent film era. However, his direct participation in cinema was just a brief period.

    June 22, 2019
  • Natir Puja: Rabindranath Tagore’s tryst with cinema

    Natir Puja: Rabindranath Tagore’s tryst with cinema

    Natir Puja was the only film Rabindranath Tagore directed. Based on his poem, Pujarini, it marked quite a number of firsts from putting a marginalised woman in the centre of the narrative to the unconventional shooting technique

    May 11, 2019
  • Timeless tales and magical movements

    Timeless tales and magical movements

    The dance drama Natir Puja based on a Buddhist legend was written in 1926 and enacted the next year at Jorasanko. It was filmed in 1932 and that involved Rabindranath Tagore — the Bard essayed a character in it.  Natir Puja, the dance theatre, has always been of interest to performers, choreographers and connoisseurs of …

    September 10, 2016
  • Rahul taking out mahayatra to help SP: BJP

    Rahul taking out mahayatra to help SP: BJP

    Taking a swipe at Rahul Gandhi over his proposed ‘mahayatra’ in Uttar Pradesh, BJP on Monday claimed the exercise is aimed at helping Samajwadi Party as he wanted to return the favour after its leaders worked to ensure his win from Amethi in the Lok Sabha polls. The saffron party said Congress has no relevance …

    August 29, 2016