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Audio Music Album Launch of Sharoni Sen’s Gaan Diye Je Tomay Khunji: In Search of You by Aparna Sen and Pramita Mallick

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The album launch of Sharoni Sen’s Gaan Diye Je Tomay Khunji: In Search of You – A Collection of Tagore songs close to the heart was launched recently. The album was presented by Batch 99 and Nirjharer Swapna. Present at the music launch event were Aparna Sen and Pramita Mallick.

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This is Sharoni’s first solo music album and the songs in it are varied in content. Some bear a strain of nostalgia and the pain of separation while others are purely spiritual and speak of the sublime.

Speaking at the launch, Sharoni mentioned that her grandmother Sunanda Dasgupta was her mentor for music when she was a little girl. The album is a tribute to her grandmother and showcases the style of singing that she would have loved to hear.

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Aparna Sen who also graced the event said that she was in search of a music trainer for Shabana Azmi for her upcoming film Sonata. A relative referred Sharoni’s name as a possible teacher. “Shabana still is in awe of her as she is one of the most intelligent teachers she has ever met. She was jittery till the very end and it was Sharoni who gave her the confidence to record her voice. Shabana sang two very difficult Rabindra Sangeet- Aji Jhore Raate and Sukhe Aandhare Ekela Ghore for the film.

The album is available at all leading music stores!!

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Upcoming Bengali Film Rong Berong er Kori Announced; Shooting in Progress

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In the august presence of director Ranjan K Ghosh, Aparna Sen, Debojyoti Mishra, Arunima Ghosh, Soham and others, the announcement of the upcoming Bengali film Rong Berong er Kori took place.

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As the name suggests the film deals with how money is being dealt with by different individuals in a society. It also shows how money changes the morals of individuals in various situations.

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The film has been written and directed by Ranjan K Ghosh. The film has been produced by Rupa Datta of Camellia Productions.

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Chiranjeet Chakraborty, Soham, Arunima Ghosh, Kharaj Mukherjee, Ritwick Chakraborty, Rituparna Sengupta will be seen in pivotal roles in the film. Debojyoti Mishra is composing the music of the film while ace director Aparna Sen is the creative consultant of the film.

The shooting of the film is currently in progress in different parts of the city and also in Bolpur.

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TriBeCa Care Felicitated Nine Eminent Dignitaries With Naba Ratna Awards

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TriBeCa Care Pvt Ltd, one of India’s premier Elder Care companies inaugurated a unique Geriatric and Rehabilitation focused Clinic at Salt Lake, Kolkata. The Clinic will extend Tribeca’s core Elder Care and Chronic Care management expertise through a specialised brick and mortar facility. The clinic was inaugurated by Mrs Sneha Rudra, 101 years old residing in Salt Lake. Dignitaries Aparna Sen, Ustad Rashid Khan, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Alokananda Roy, Sr. Cyril Mooney, Dr R P Sengupta, P K Banerjee, Dr Kunal Ray, Barun Chanda, Soumitra Roy and Chief Guest Mr Atri Bhattacharya were present for the occasion.

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The facility is extremely user friendly for senior citizens and those needing special support. It includes ramps for wheelchairs, grab rails in bathrooms and non-slip flooring. Services to be offered at the Clinic include Family Doctors, Physiotherapy, Psychological Counselling, sleep & Hearing Assessments.

Within 2 years of its launch, TriBeCa Care has become the market leader in Elder Care and Home Care services in Kolkata catering to over 5,000 families. Four experienced NRI professionals – Mr Tamojit Dutta, Mr Prateep Sen, Ms Elina Dutta and Dr Shibaji Saha – along with Ms Verena Salzmann created this leading “one-stop” platform to provide convenient Medical, Non-Medical & Para-Medical services to busy families struggling with loved ones’ care.

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TriBeCa Care provides a wide range of services including 24/7 Emergency Helpline, Doctor House Calls, Senior Care, Post-Operative Care, Physiotherapy & Speech Therapy, Nursing & Personal Care, Depression Counselling, Dementia Assessment, Medical Devices (rent or sale), Senior Alarms and Ambulance. It also provides protocol based Home Care to patients suffering from long term conditions like stroke, cancer and chronic pain.

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To mark the occasion, TriBeCa Care also felicitated 9 dignitaries with the first edition of TriBeCa Care Naba Ratna Awards for their outstanding contribution in their respective fields. The awardees were Aparna Sen, Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Ustad Rashid Khan, Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Alokananda Roy, Sr. Cyril Mooney, Dr R P Sengupta and Mr Kesav Dutta. A special award was given to Mr P K Banerjee.

The evening also witnessed musical performances by Soumitro Roy and Muzertainment.

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15th Telecine Awards Held; An Evening of Glamour and Entertainment

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The 15th Telecine Awards ceremony took place at Nazrul Mancha recently. The event began with the lamp lighting ceremony which was done in the presence of esteemed personalities like actress Shonali, singer Anik, actor-MP Tapas Pal, actor Rahul Barman, Mrinmo Kanjilal and others.

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Rittika who wowed the audience with her acting in Aparna Sen’s Arshinagar was seen dancing to some popular songs at the event. She also received the rising star award at the event. After her debut in Ravi Kinnagi’s 100% Love, the actress has been slowly carving out a niche due to her acting capabilities.

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Some of the other esteemed personalities who received the awards are mentioned below. Lyricist Prosen received the Best Lyricist Award from actress Indrani Dutta for Egiye De. Shibaji Chatterjee gave away the Best Playback Singer (Male) Award to Anupam Roy for the film Belaseshe.

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Madhura Bhattacharya received the Best Playback Singer (Female) Award from Jojo. Indraadip Dasgupta won the Best Music Dirrector Award jointly with Arindam. Chinmoy Roy and Piyal Banerjee gave away the prize.

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Actress Aparajita Auddy received the Best Co-actress Award for her performance in the film Belaseshe. Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan received the Special Jury Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Rajkahini.

The event also saw the launch of the Telecine Directory. This was launched in the presence of Arindam Ganguly, Aparna, Pranati, Mrinmoy and Soham.

The Lifetime Achievement award was given to Md. Aziz by ace director Gautam Ghosh. Gautam Ghosh received the Best Director Award for his film Sankhachil.

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Abir Chatterjee received the Best Actor Award for his acting in the film Har Har Byomkesh. Rituparna Sengupta bagged the Best Actress Award for her portrayal of Begum Jaan in Rajkahini.

The 15th Telecine Awards was therefore high on entertainment and glamor!!

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Aparna Sen Makes a Debut in Hindi films as Director with Saari Raat

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Ace director Aparna Sen has made her debut in Hindi films as a director with Saari Raat. The film is based on a play written by ace playwright Badal Sircar. The premiere of this film took place at Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) on the day of the inauguration.

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The event also saw the release of the book “Badal Sircar: Towards a Theatre of Conscience”. The book is a full length study about the life and works of the ace playwright. Aparna Sen, Anjan Dutt, Anjum Katyal were present at the launch of this book on the playwright.

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Badal Sircar brought theatre to the streets and masses in India. Aparna Sen spoke at length about how she was inspired by Sircar’s work for making her Hindi film debut. The film had gone to many premiere film festivals all over the world namely New York Indian Film festival (May 2015), London Indian Film Festival (July 2015), Indian International Film Festival of Tampa Bay, Florida (August 2015), DC South Asian Film Festival (September 2015) and Jagran Film Festival (October 2015).

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Started in 2010, the Apeejay Surrendra Group and Oxford Bookstore on Park Street have started this festival as part of the bookstore’s year round involvement with writers, publishers and books. Eminent personalities like Ben Okri, Shobhaa De, Ruchir Joshi, Meera Syal, Ravinder Singh, Durjoy Datta, Shatrughan Sinha were present at this festival.

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This multi-faceted event had several stimulating components designed to give visitors and the audience an enriching experience with a blend of literature, culture, art and heritage.

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