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Written by Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

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This Eid do not miss Royal’s Biriyani

The biriyani joint of Kolkata that started more than a century ago

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Sreyashi Sen, the only woman film distributor in south-east Asia

How she struggled in a foreign land to set up Darpan

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Famous singer Sahana Bajpaie speaks on her song in Konttho

In an exclusive interview, world-renowned singer about Shobai chup

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In her directorial venture, Churni Ganguly wins hearts

Tarikh creates a subtext within a text

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Thakurmar Jhuli can any time beat Harry Potter

Dakshinaranjan Mitra created a fantasy world more than a century ago

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Mangrove Man Pranabesh of Sunderbans

He has been relentlessly working to protect the fragile ecosystem

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Trinca’s on Park Street is a musical nostalgi

Tracing the history of this restaurant that has withstood time

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Haalkhata, the intrinsic Poila Baisakh tradition

How Haalkhata is important to Bengal’s trade circuit even today

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Anil Chattopadhyay - the man who lived every character

Simple man and versatile actor who touched many hearts

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Why did Suchitra Sen turn a recluse?

On her birth anniversary, GB finds out

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MAYA Art Space adda unearths the sublime pathos of Atulprasad songs

Listen to journalist Ranjan Bandopadhyay and singer Riddhi Bandopadhyay

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Another century-old Kolkata movie hall shuts down, end of an era?

88-year-old Mitra Cinema to turn into shopping mall

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Musician Gautam Chattopadhyay and Mohiner Ghoraguli

The man who deconstructed Bengal’s musical psyche

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Chandrabati Devi: Chandramukhi of PromotheshBarua’s Devdas

She gave up her family for the love of films

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Kabir Suman --- Tomake Chai

GB celebrates his 70th birthday

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Agricultural scientist Angshuman Majumdar returns to his roots

Helps farmers of Jalpaiguri earn more through organic farming

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Apu Trilogy sees a closure with new movie Abhijatrik

Director Subhrajit Mitra speaks to GB

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Prasant Panjiar’s photographs talk to each other

The photographer who captured bandits at KIPF

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The Kashmir Connect to KIPF

Do not miss well-known photographer from the valley Irfan Nabi

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Success of ‘Black’ meals at Kolkata’s Ekdalia Road

Dip into a plate of black rice and black Kadaknath Chicken

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The sublime world of Satyajit Ray’s Heroes and Heroines

Amitava Nag explores multi-faceted characters of Ray’s films 

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hundred-year-old Favourite Cabin where freedom fighters met

GB visits Kolkata’s century old eatery where time stands still

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Raghu Rai at Kolkata’s KIPF conference

Kolkata International Photography Festival announces venues

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‘Virginity’ decoded by JU professor

GB tries to trace the obsession about women’s virginity

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This Poush Sankranti try a lost pithe of Bengal

Dhakai pithe or Bhapa pithe is still sold on streets of Bangladesh

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L.Madeira – 200 year old mortuary of Kolkata

They made Mother Teresa’s coffin

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Century old Kolkata shop’s chhana pora cake

Take a nostalgic trip down Bow Barrack’s Barua Cake Shop

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Pavel’s Rosogolla has more to it than a biopic

How love of a man for his wife led to invention of Rosogolla

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Spreading joy through Christmas Carols

This Christmas enjoy the carols

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Watch out for Kolkata boy Ram Kamal Mukherjee

Short film director of Bollywood making a mark

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seventy-six-year-old Kolkata engineer on his exquisite ink and paper drawings

After an exhibition in London, Sandip Chatterjee is all set for a book!

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Bringing sunshine to Pavlov Hospital patients through baking

Chef Sunshine Bhattacharjee Alam using baking for mental therapy

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Bidhan Sarani - where ancient Kolkata still lives!

Street on which the first Indian College was established

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Royal Indian Hotel: Kolkata’s heritage biriyani joint

More than a century old restaurant serving Lucknow cuisine

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First crowd-funded school of Bengal for Sabars

Exclusive GB interview with Swarnabha Dey

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Exclusive interview with Voice of Silence director

Debraj Naiya addresses post rape trauma through his film

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Is the art of sweet-dice making of Bengal fading fast?

Once upon a time Bengal made designer home-made sweets

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Indo-Russian bond captured behind the lens at a Kolkata exhibition

GB speaks to Vice Consul of Russia on the photography exhibit

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Lost pithe recipes cook up a storm at Aahare Bangla

Do not miss pithe delicacies on last day of Aahare Bangla

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Wondrous transition of comedy in Bengali literature

Purono Kolkatar Golpo presented Hasyarasher Jibon Kahini

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Buying books in kilos at Bookchor carnival in Kolkata

Were city’s bookworms satisfied with this first-of-a-kind event?

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Kali – the docu-film against our obsession with skin colour

Director Subrata Sen speaks to GB on dark-skin shaming

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Go and watch docu-drama Menopause at KIFF

Breaking the shackles of social taboos in India

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Are Silent Crackers a Greater Devil?

Brace for air pollution this Diwali