Golden Jubilee Edition of Writer Ranjan Bandopadhyay’s Kadambari Debir Suicide Note Launched

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Kadambari Debir Suicide Note Golden Jubilee Edition Launched

On the 131st death anniversary of Kadambari Devi, Rabindranath Tagore’s Notun Bouthan, Starmark hosted the golden jubilee edition launch of Ranjan Bandopadhyay’s Kadambari Debir Suicide Note. Present at the occasion was Ranjan Bandopadhyay, Gargi Roy Chowdhury, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Satyam Roychowdhury, Aditi Gupta and Sutapa Bandopadhyay.

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Kadambari Devi’s Suicide Note is a novel by Ranjan Bandopadhyay which sold more than fifty thousand copies in less than three years. Kadambari Devi died on 21st April 1884. Why did she kill herself? How much was her relationship with Tagore responsible for her untimely death? With this novel, ace writer Ranjan Bandopadhyay delved deep into the secret relationship between the Bard and his Notun Bouthan and comes out with an honest answer.

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Actress Sonali Chwdhury who plays the role of Kadambari in the soon to be aired television series based on another of Ranjan Bandopadhyay’s book was also present at the occasion.

Gargi Roychowdhury inaugurated the English edition of the hugely popular book Kadambari Debir Suicide Note. Speaking at the occasion “I am glad to have come to this event. Listening to Ranjan da, speak about the Bard is a great opportunity. We get to know so many unknown facts about the Bard. The English version will enable many non-Bengali readers to read and know the story”.

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Satyam Roychowdhury and Sutapa Bandopadhyay read out parts from the book while singer Aditi Gupta sang suitable Rabindrasangeet to accompany the reading session.

Prasenjit Chatterjee who unveiled the special Golden Jubilee edition of the book was full of praises for the writer. The actor also hoped that his other books will also achieve the same feat.

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The book has been priced at Rs 100 and is readily available at the leading book store all over the city.

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