Rahul Sharma

Swapnasandhani

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Formation  May 29, 1992
Artistic director(s)  Kaushik Sen
Type  Theatre group
Location  Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Membership  Kaushik Sen, Chitra Sen, Reshmi Sen, Dwitipriya, Rabindranath Jana, Riddhi Sen

Swapnasandhani (Bengali:  Shopnoshondhānī ) is a Bengali theater group from Kolkata. The group was founded on May 29, 1992. Swapnasandhani has been marked by the acting and direction of Kaushik Sen.

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Performance

From 2006, Swapnasandhani began performing on a regular basis at the Sujata Sadan every Saturday. This eliminated their need to wait in queue for free slots at the major theatres like the Academy of Fine Arts, Madhusudan Mancha etc.

Major productions

Till April, 2011 Swapnasandhani has staged 12 full-length plays and 14 short ones. Some of those are:

  • Prachya.
  • Ajke Aamar Chhuti
  • Bhalo Rakshosher Golpo (2005).
  • Banku Babur Bandhu (2006).
  • Daakghar (2006).
  • Malyaban (2006).
  • Suprobhat (2006).
  • Dakghor (2007).
  • Hargoj (2008) based on a work of Bangladeshi writer Selim Al-Deen.
  • Bhoy (2009).
  • Darjiparar Marjinara (2009) written by Bratya Basu, travels through the squalid rooms and alleys of Calcutta’s biggest red-light district Sonagachhi.
  • Birpurush (2010)
  • Macbeth (2012) Bengali theatre based on William Shakespeare's play Macbeth.
  • Thana Theke Aschi (2013)
  • Celebrity appearance

  • Bengali film and television actress Roopa Ganguly has acted with Swapnasandhani in the theatre Suprabhat, which was based on a novel of Jibanananda Das.
  • Actress Arpita Pal acted in the theatre "Notir Pujo", which has been successful.
  • Television stars Debdut Ghosh and Rajatava Dutta have acted in "Shei Sumouli"
  • Actor Kanchan Mullick has acted in theatre Darjiparar Marjinara, written by Bratya Basu.
  • Key people

  • Chitra Sen
  • Kaushik Sen
  • Reshmi Sen
  • Dwitipriya
  • Rabindranath Jana
  • Riddhi Sen
  • Kanchan Mullick
  • References

    Swapnasandhani Wikipedia


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