She is an elocutionist who has also a penchant for singing songs. She is none other than the talented Madhumita Basu. The talented elocutionist completed her twenty five years of stage journey and to commemorate this long journey, Onyo Ami was organized at ICCR.
Onyo Ami- An evening with Elocutionist Madhumita Basu
Madhumita Basu began her journey as an announcer in Akashbani. Next she ventured into the world of FM as an anchor. Simultaneously she continued with her acting in Bengali films and serials. Speaking at the ocaasion she said “I am very thankful to my in-laws too. They have been extremely supportive of my decision to continue with elocution as a profession. My husband has also been equally helpful. All my work began after marriage and without their help nothing would have been possible” said Madhumita Basu.
The second part of the evening was dedicated to the album launch of the artist. The CD which is a collection of love poems of Tagore was released by Minister Arup Biswas, Srabani Sen, Indrani Sen, Devasish Kumar, Anamika Saha, Chandrabali Rudra Dutta and many other dignitaries.
Speaking at the occasion ace singer Indrani Sen said “Madhumita is my sister, just like Srabani. I am very proud that she has continued and has earned so much respect due to her hard work. I hope she does a solo program in Rabidra Sadan in future”.
Madhumita Basu kept the audience enthralled with her live recitation of poems by poets starting from Rabindranath Tagore to Joy Goswami. Bithi Chattopadhyay’s Aloukik was a special treat for the audience.
The packed audience at ICCR auditorium was enough proof of the love that the audience has for poetry and also for Madhumita Basu, the elocutionist.