Kolkata Canvas 2014; A Musical Evening to Celebrate the Heritage and Culture of Kolkata



In a bid to celebrate the heritage and culture of the city, a musical evening was organized titled Kolkata Canvas 2014 which was held in association with Gallery Gold and Learning System. Eminent and noted singer Sumit Roy and his troupe performed at the musical evening held at Gallery Gold recently.

Kolkata Canvas 2014 Celebrates the Heritage of Kolkata

Sumit roy who has been mesmerizing the audiences for the past several years with his magical voice belted out popular numbers like Taxi Driver, Calcutta-City of Joy and others at the occasion. Sumit Roy is a noted singer who can sing in many languages namely English, Bengali, Hindi, Spanish, Japanese, Italian and in some African languages too. “Many of the songs that he sings have been translated into Bengali by me like many Calypso songs” said Arati Roy, wife of Sumit Roy who was also present on the occasion.


The event also saw a documentary on the life of eminent Bengali actress Lolita Chatterjee being released. The documentary was released by Lolita Chatterjee and Sumit Roy. The documentary was made by Abhishek Ganguli. “The documentary shows the life of the actress. Lolita Chatterjee is an actress who was much ahead of her times. She was one of the actresses who did many of the vamp roles in the films. With her looks and accent, she was not accepted whole heartedly by the film industry. We have tried to highlight her life in this documentary” said documentary film maker Abhishek Ganguli.

The evening was indeed one to remember for the assembled audience at Gallery Gold.

Priyanka Dutta

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