The latest edition of the annual Jazzfest 2019 was a spectacular affair, and saw Kolkata’s jazz lovers unite to see some of the finest homegrown and international acts play live at The Dalhousie Institite Club. We dropped in on day two of the three-day fest, and caught Lithuanian jazz band Dainius Pulauskas Group rocking out on stage.
With over 25000 fans on ground, the first-ever OnePlus Music Festival brought together a range of mesmerizing performances. Held at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai, the festival kickstarted with India’s very own Indie bands AsWeKeepSearching and The Local Train followed by the country’s most celebrated composer Amit Trivedi. As the sun began to set, the crowds cheered for pop icon Dua Lipa and Hindustani EDM music prodigy Ritviz, but the true roar came when it was time for global pop superstar Katy Perry to walk on stage.
Filmmaker Subhrajit Mitra just completed shooting his upcoming film Avijatrik -- The Wanderlust of Apu based on the concluding part of the original novel, Aparajito, written by Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay. Mitra's film focuses on the wanderlust of the main protagonist Apu, played by Arjun Chakraborty and is the story of a sublime bond between a father and a son. The story is of Apu and his six years old son Kajol. Mitra, who has shot the entire film which has been shot entirely in black and white, revealed the looks of the film's characters today. Here's a sneak peek at the looks of the main characters played by Arjun, Sreelekha Mitra, Arpita Chatterjee, Sabyasachi Chakraborty, Tanusree Shankar and Ditipriya Roy.
Whether it was Shakthisree Gopalan performing at Bay 146, a two-day wedding extravaganza showcase at Shaadi by Marriott or Nikhil Chinapa stopping by to DJ at Radisson Blu - this past week has been choco-a-bloc with reasons to party hop!