Konttho – an outstanding movie of hope
Another masterpiece from Shiboprasad and Nandita kitty
Ramkinkar Baij’s idea about democracy in his own words
What is democracy
Actor Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee lends his soulful voice to Tagore&r...
New digital album of his songs
Shyam Benegal to direct biopic on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Indo-Bangla feature film on founding father of Bangladesh
Saptapadi or Basanta Bilap? Movie themed Cadbury Mishti
Celebrating 100 years of Bengali Cinema the sweet way
War of letters between Mrinal Sen and Satyajit Ray!
On his birthday, an ode to Sen’s creative thoughts
Sreyashi Sen, the only woman film distributor in south-east Asia
How she struggled in a foreign land to set up Darpan
Famous singer Sahana Bajpaie speaks on her song in Konttho
In an exclusive interview, world-renowned singer about Shobai chu...
How ‘Film Director’ Rabindranath Tagore directed his ...
Tagore as the film director, to raise funds
Iconic song by Chunibala Devi as Satyajit Ray’s Indir Thakr...
How was the song recorded?
Power-packed performances in Jesthoputro
Kaushik Ganguly again leaves a mark
Celebrating 100 years of Manna Dey!
Look into the Uttam Kumar- Manna Dey jugalbandi
In her directorial venture, Churni Ganguly wins hearts
Tarikh creates a subtext within a text
Thakurmar Jhuli can any time beat Harry Potter
Dakshinaranjan Mitra created a fantasy world more than a century ...
Journey of Bengal’s Jatra, an integral part of Bengal&rsquo...
How Jatra paved way for theatre
Remembering Narayan Sanyal, creator of lawyer detective P.K. Basu...
On his birthday a GB tribute
Thriller Vinci Da will keep you on tenterhooks!
Superb acting and gripping climax
Bhaskar Chitrakar infuses modern social atrocities in Patachitra
The patua who is trying to contemporize Kalighat Pata
Kanan Devi -- melody queen and first female star of Bengal
On her birthday, GB pays a tribute
How Bengali literature romanticizes pathar mangsho
The favourite Bengali dish that has found place in famous books
Jiben Bose – the famous doctor’s son who turned an ac...
What motivated Jiben Bose to join acting against his father&rsquo...
Did you know poet Nazrul Islam’s music was rejected by Visw...
Rabindranath Tagore finally came to his rescue
Basu Paribar is not just a movie, it is a poetic journey
Meeting place of star actors who strike the right balance
On Jamini Roy’s birthday, learn what he said about Tagore&r...
The artist who brought amalgamation of Western and Folk Art
The ghosts messed up Bhobishyoter Bhoot
Why Anik Dutta failed to deliver any message through his movie
Anil Chattopadhyay - the man who lived every character
Simple man and versatile actor who touched many hearts
Why did Suchitra Sen turn a recluse?
On her birth anniversary, GB finds out
In search of Suchitra Sen’s roots
House where she was born is now a museum in Pabna
Rituporno Ghosh returns on celluloid with his unfinished work
Jeshthoputro of Kaushik Ganguly is a must watch
Chalchitra Academy transforms Jhargram village to open studio
Do not miss Khowab Gaon
Did you know Pahari Sanyal was a great singer?
Even Satyajit Ray made him sing in his movies
Utpal Dutt – the revolutionary actor on stage
On his birth anniversary GB remembers the other face of Dutt
Will Soumitro-Aparna magic work for Basu Paribar?
The film releases next week
Nandalal Bose’s Reclining Arjuna in public eye for the firs...
The rare painting will go under the hammer soon
Teenage bride beheaded for extramarital affair in 19th-century Ko...
Famous Elokeshi Murder case
Musician Gautam Chattopadhyay and Mohiner Ghoraguli
The man who deconstructed Bengal’s musical psyche
Chandrabati Devi: Chandramukhi of PromotheshBarua’s Devdas
She gave up her family for the love of films
Our Tenida is no more: Tribute to Chinmoy Roy
Actor with a great sense of comic relief
Kabir Suman --- Tomake Chai
GB celebrates his 70th birthday
Shoojit Sircar’s new biopic on an unsung hero of Indian ind...
Vicky Kaushal to play the role of Udham Singh
How will Sohini fare as athlete Swapna Barman in Srijit biopic?
The new biopic on Bengal’s golden girl
Ravishing Swastika back on Bengali celluloid as ‘Sri’...
She pairs up with Tota Roychoudhury
Apu Trilogy sees a closure with new movie Abhijatrik
Director Subhrajit Mitra speaks to GB
Subhashish Mukherjee in the role of Birendra Krishna Bhadra
How did he fare?
Why did Ramkrishna Paramhansa choose Kali as his deity?
His family was a follower of Sri Ramchandra for generations
How we failed the creator of India’s first test tube baby!
Biopic on Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay
Goopi and Bagha turn peace messengers in a new animated movie
Do not miss the animated version Goopi Gawaiya Bagha Bajaiya
Actress Sabitri Chatterjee overcame pangs of partition and povert...
She went on to become one of the finest actors of Tollywood
Walking Book Fair creates buzz in Kolkata!
Imagine a truckload of books at your doorstep
Tulsi Chakraborty: Prince and Pauper of Bengali celluloid
On his birthday a GB tribute to the great actor
Why did Satyajit Ray choose actress Kanika Majumdar?
She will always be remembered as a classy actress with a differen...
Golden era of actress Bharati Devi and her personal struggles
Not just an actress, she was one of the first Indian models
Who was Jibanananda Das’ Bonolota Sen?
On his birth anniversary GB’s tribute to the great poet
Nagarkirtan -- ‘Pride’ of Transgender Love
Do not miss this un-scathing movie on ‘different’ lov...
‘Hold your tongue and let me love’
Reading Tagore’s Shesher Kabita on Valentines Day
Danny Denzongpa’s son steps into Bollywood
Remember that villain from Darjeeling?
Multi-lingual poetry meet festival ends in Kolkata
GB was present at the literary gala party
The sublime world of Satyajit Ray’s Heroes and Heroines
Amitava Nag explores multi-faceted characters of Ray’s film...
Usher in a new revolution with GetBengal Renaissance
Potpourri of articles by stalwarts of Bengal
Kolkata to witness a grand Literary Gala Party tomorrow
Literoma community brings in new literary festival to the city
How did Jisshu Sengupta fare in Manikarnika as Gangadhar Rao?
Actor from Bengal who is making a mark in Bollywood
Will Apu find a closure through ‘Abhijatrik?’
Madhur Bhandarkar makes a movie to close Apu Trilogy loop
Goyna Bori of Bengal: Eat it or wear it as a jewellery?
Dying culinary art of Goyna Bori revived at a recent workshop
Abhaya’s Rohini da – actor Dilip Roy
Did you know Tapan Sinha mentored Dilip Roy?
Soumitro and Naseeruddin in new film to address ‘intoleranc...
Two stalwarts join hands in new movie Debotar Grash
How Mallika Basu raises a kitchen storm with Masala?
GB speaks to famous food blogger and London based author
8th Kolkata Int’l Children’s Film Festival in Kolkata...
Walk with the Wind on screen
Satyajit Ray’s Aranyer Din Ratri celebrates 50 years!
Movie that brought raw sensuality and eroticism onscreen
Raghu Rai at Kolkata’s KIPF conference
Kolkata International Photography Festival announces venues
Why actor Soumitro Chatterjee was Satyajit Ray’s muse
On his birthday, GB decodes the many shades of Ray’s &lsquo...
Where the mystic meets the river
Different shades of Gangasagar Mela of Bengal
Remembering Hazar Churasir Ma
Mahasweta Devi’s ever protesting pen on her birth anniversa...
Prof Aloke Kumar gives 360-degree view of Kalighat Pat
He speaks on this indigenous art form of Bengal
How personal grief framed the personality of Chhaya Devi!
Did you know she took her song lessons from Krishna Chandra Dey?
Ashapurna Devi – Feminist or ‘kitchen writer?’
On her birth anniversary GB delves into her world of words
History finds life through scrolls
Silk scroll exhibition at Kolkata Centre for Creativity
Priyanka Chopra brings Tagore’s love story on celluloid
Who was Tagore’s Nalini?
War of letters between Satyajit Ray and Mrinal Sen
Why Sen’s protest films stand out
Fun from Bow Barracks
Oldest garrison building
Pavel’s Rosogolla has more to it than a biopic
How love of a man for his wife led to invention of Rosogolla
Watch out for Kolkata boy Ram Kamal Mukherjee
Short film director of Bollywood making a mark
76-year-old Kolkata engineer on his exquisite ink and paper drawi...
After an exhibition in London, Sandip Chatterjee is all set for a...
Santiniketan’s Shonibarer Haat has lost its old-world charm...
Has city urban crowds and modern food stalls robbed the show?
Why is Young Adult the fastest growing genre in fiction today?
Writer and columnist Jashodhara Sen speaks to GB
Vibrant colours of Pot Maya Festival of Pingla
How art of patachitra survived 2,500 years!
Culinary expert Sanchayita Bhattacharjee Alam speaks to GB
Social media impact on modern cuisine
Raksha Bharadia speaks to GB on the tricks
Learn ‘How to Make Your Blog Work’
Drop in at Women Writers’ Fest tomorrow
Ipsita Ganguly speaks on ‘Writing about Self’
Author and journalist Jayeeta Ganguly speaks to GB
The Art and Craft of Writing About Self
Author and journalist Shutapa Paul speaks to GB
Challenges of writing a political biography
Paintings by children bond Russia and India
Russia my love at Kolkata’s Nandan
Not Human Bombs, Kolkata offers Human Books
The First Human Library in Kolkata in January
Author Sanjib Chattopadhyay --- as I saw him
On the wake of the author winning Sahitya Akademi
Exclusive interview with Voice of Silence director
Debraj Naiya addresses post rape trauma through his film
Kala Bhavan celebrates 100 years with unpublished paintings
A look at exclusive art works by various artists at Kala Bhavan&n...
Is the art of sweet-dice making of Bengal fading fast?
Once upon a time Bengal made designer home-made sweets
Publishers from Pakistan may join Kolkata Book Fair 2019
Plethora of Urdu books at the Book Fair to be an added attraction...
Kolkata’s barefoot historian P.T. Nair behind the lens
Photographer Saheli Das captures his different moods
Grand murals of K.G. Subramanyan at Kala Bhavan
What do the murals depict?
Jahar Roy, the comedian with perfect comic timing
Did you know Roy had his own tailoring shop!
Indo-Russian bond captured behind the lens at a Kolkata exhibitio...
GB speaks to Vice Consul of Russia on the photography exhibit
Wondrous transition of comedy in Bengali literature
Purono Kolkatar Golpo presented Hasyarasher Jibon Kahini
Tagore’s Gitanjali translated in Belarusian language
Republic of Belarus honours the great bard
GB exclusive interview with British author Janet MacLeod Trotter
She will launch her latest book on Tea Planter’s Series in ...
Chhabi Biswas and his aristocratic perfection
Did you know in real life he came from a zamindar family?
Autumnal Lines by Jogen Chowdhury at MAYA Art Space
Rare sketches and line drawings of the master artist
KIFF brings to screen Supriya Devi of Meghe Dhaka Tara
A tribute to the legend Benu di and her outstanding performance
Display at Mishti Hub on Rosogolla Day!
Sweets of Bengal
Kali – the docu-film against our obsession with skin colour...
Director Subrata Sen speaks to GB on dark-skin shaming
On Children’s Day KIFF brings award winning Child Movies
From undying spirit of a dying child, to one who travels far and ...
Go and watch docu-drama Menopause at KIFF
Breaking the shackles of social taboos in India
National Award winner Amartya Bhattacharyya speaks to GB
Runanubandha will have a world premiere at KIFF
Catch Amitabh and Waheeda on the KIFF stage today!
Kolkata International Film Festival will feature 321 films!
Bengal’s own Halloween: Bhoot Chaturdashi
Households in Bengal drive away evil forces in a scientific way!
Why so many Shakti Peeths are concentrated in Bengal?
GB visits Shakti Peeths of Bengal on eve of Kali Puja
Artist Sanatan Dinda speaks to GB on nudity and body painting
Why body painting is still not popular in India
Only Indian film topping BBC list is Pather Panchali
What is so timeless about Satyajit Ray’s Pather Panchali?
Wish to walk on dewy grass? Where to head to in Kolkata?
Kolkata has several ‘Earthing’ havens to keep your fe...
Nilanjan Bandyopadhyay interprets Bengali poetry through calligra...
Unique show of Poetry and Calligraphy at MAYA Art Space
Have a poetic Sunday with translations of post Tagore poems
Ruma Chakravarti from Australia shares with GB her translations
First Ever International Poetry Extravaganza in Kolkata
Poets from across the world to converge in the city this November...
Manojder Advut Bari – a movie that fails to match the book
GB reviews a movie that had huge potential, but was a major let d...
Not just as Jatayu, Santosh Dutta acted in various roles with ela...
Our very own ‘Lal Mohan Ganguly’ was a criminal lawye...
Kolkata’s Kantha Museum, where tales are stitched
GB visits the exclusive Kantha Museum of the city
Oscar nominated movie ‘Doob’ has a Kolkata connect
Made in Bangladesh, conceptualised in Bengal
Bikash Roy – lawyer actor of Tollywood
The Dark Horse of Tollywood, for whom acting was a passion
FINDING THOKMAY --- Story of the Hills
GB Short Story of the week by Moinak Dutta
Meet the ‘Kite Runner’ of Kolkata
How he maneuvered to earn his prized kite!
Amitabh Bachchan to flag off ‘Movie Restoration’ proj...
Hundreds of films will be restored to their past glory
Look into Bengal’s Babu culture through babu dolls
Chalchitra Academy’s workshop brings this unique art form
Singer Rupankar Bagchi speaks to GB on music and much more
He has won hundreds of hearts by being just ‘Him’
Happy Birthday Sunil Gangopadhyay
GB pays tribute to this great poet and author
Woman and Her Muse is all about feminine self
USA based poet Lopamudra Banerjee launches her book
And the search goes on…
Pratik Dey Chowdhury’s masterpieces behind the lens
Meet ‘Bengali Aunty’ Sawan Dutta and peep into her ve...
Song-writer, arranger, singer and much more
India Cried That Night
Supratim Sarkar’s new book on India’s unknown freedom...
Old wine in a new bottle: Aparna Sen’s Ghare Baire remake
Get set go for E Juger Ghare Baire
‘Dugga Pujo and Me’—How kites ushered in Durga ...
On Rituporno Ghosh’s birthday, GB brings his first-person a...
Tulsi Chakraborty -- Prince and Pauper of Tollywood
Satyajit Ray felt Tulsi babu could have won an Oscar
Trend of child-centric movies are back to Tollywood
After the era of Satyajit Ray and Tapan Sinha
Anatara Chowdhury speaks on Salil Chowdhury and much more
How have Bengali songs evolved over the years?
Behala Nutan Dal addresses ‘World of Children’ this y...
Architect Abin Chaudhuri and his team handles the installations
Bhanu Bandopadhyay was physicist Satyen Bose’s favourite st...
Why Bhanu kept on with his Bangaal dialogues
Celebrating 82 Years of Rupa Publishing House
GB visits their iconic store that started in Kolkata
‘Frozen in Time’ – Photography Exhibition at Vi...
Colonial Kolkata down the ages
Unique book of alpona by Abanindranath Tagore
The other face of Aban Thakur
Walk down Bagbazar Street: One of the oldest streets of Kolkata
Girish Ghosh’s residence to Potlar Kochuri, delve into the ...
Scriptwriter from Bengal makes a short film on ‘Menopause&r...
Film all set to break taboo about female reproductive health
Tale of a grieving mother
How a mother misses her only daughter
Wish to read Abanindranath Tagore’s Khirer Putul in English...
Try out recently launched translation by Prof Amita Ray
GB visits Asim Paul’s Kumartuli Studio
In the age of theme pujo, are traditional idol makers taking a ba...
Dolly Basu’s Choopkatha brings specially-abled children on ...
When children with special needs give stellar performances
Read translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s short story Tyaag...
USA based author and poet Lopa Banerjee translates a story of Gol...
Back to Roots --- Unheard songs of landless people
Moinul Alam captures plight of the Rohingyas from Chittagong
How a poet is described through seven colours of a rainbow!
GB brings an event where a poet’s personality merges with a...
Sister Nivedita – The Offered One
GB presents an exhibition of a ‘different kind’
100 years of Sandesh – Bengal's iconic literary magazin...
GB brings you a documentary on its illustrous journey
Watch this first of its kind ‘protest dance platform’...
Paramita Saha of Artsforward brings an innovative project to the ...
Tanuja returns to Tollywood; Watch Sonar Pahar
Will ‘Ke tumi nandini’ nostalgia be back again?
Sourav Ganguly’s tryst at the Lord’s Cricket Ground
The cricketer who played with sheer determination
Can Sourav Ganguly change the face of Bengal’s cricket?
On his birthday, remembering Sourav Ganguly
Can Ritwik match the popularity of Uttam Kumar as Srikanto?
Watch out for the new Srikanto movie by Pradipta Bhattacharya
Sangeet Bigyan, the magazine of Bishnupur Gharana
How it maintained the Bengali identity
GB salutes rare talent Amala Shankar on her 100th birthday!
Did you know Amala Shankar played a lead role in a movie?
Portrait of an artist as a stage designer!
Did you know Ramkinkar created stage design for Muktodhara?
Did you know actor Adil Hussain loves reading Batul The Great
Adil tells GB why he is a great fan of theatre personality Arun M...
Tale of the Missing Benarasi saree
Did Tilottama get back her prized possession?
Bohurupee brings digitized library of Bengal’s theatre
New contribution of Bohurupee group to the theatre world
Let’s look out for a true baul on World Music Day
Indrajit Sen on his tryst with a baul in Aila ravaged Sunderbans
‘Kolkata has inspired me to establish myself as an actor&rs...
For me, Bengal is synonymous with Rabindranath Tagore
Pampering the son-in-law: Bengal's Jamai Shashthi
Is this day a blatant show of male chauvinism?
Rainbow Jelly woven through forgotten fairy tales
Yet, the movie sends a strong message
GB Sunday short story: The Unsolved Mystery
How did the Chowkidaar disappear?
Artists from Bengal still rule at Christie’s Annual Sale
Top selling Indian art this year at Christie’s is from Beng...
Ramkinkar’s horses were incomparable, says Somenath Hore
He was far ahead of his European counterparts
Tollywood pairing is not just about Uttam-Suchitra
Take on Bhanu-Ruma, Biswajit-Sandhya and Soumitro-Sharmila
Why did Tagore want Nazrul to end his hunger strike?
How did ‘Robi-haara’ Nazrul accept Tagore’s dea...
Going through a tram archive from within a tram
GB hops on to the Tram Museum of Kolkata
Meghbalika: Cloudscapes of Kolkata
Engineer and amateur photographer Arpan Ganguly on a cloudy tale
Bengal still boasts of the finest Muslin
Let’s go on a Muslin trail to Murshidabad, Burdwan and Nadi...
Mandar Mallick, Father of Indian animation
How artist Ganesh Pyne learnt animation art from Mandar
Spot where Satyajit Ray shot Udayan Pandit’s Pathshala
Rural Bengal has often hosted some of the best film locations
Apathy faced by Bishnupur gharana’s musicians
GB reaches out to the family of ‘Gyan Gosai’
How it felt to work in Srijit Mukherjee’s Uma
Debanjan had a small role, but the experience was rewarding
Unique book donation drive in Kolkata to create library
Where poets and authors performed and donated their books
Incredible tale of making Salil Chowdhury’s Pagol Hawa
How singer Jatileshwar was stumped by Salil da
Did you know Kazi Nazrul Islam acted in a movie?
It was Bhakta Dhruv by Girish Ghosh
Bishnupur Gharana travels to Murshidabad
Who brought Bishnupur Gharana to Murshidabad?
Relive your childhood with Tuntunir Boi
Masterpiece by Upendra Kishore Roychowdhury
What did artist Ramkinkar say about Democracy?
Influenced by Tagore, this great sculptor speaks on politics
When Rabindranath Tagore turned film director
Natir Puja: Director and actor Rabindranath Tagore
Tribute to actress Lolita Chatterjee
An era of sophistication gone with her death
A peek through Santiniketan’s ‘Shonibarer Haat’...
Bangla’s market with a rural touch
On Bengal’s Kantha Trail
Recent exhibition at Birla Academy showcases this folk art
Tagore in Translation
On Rabindra Jayanti, check out these translations
Post It! The new micro-film by a Kolkata director
Mahul Brahma speaks to GB on his directorial debut
Life as It Is: Short Love Story
GB Sunday Story Telling
How Tagore built a ‘World in One Nest’
Tan Lee, an ashramite from China speaks on Tagore’s visions...
Did you know Satyajit Ray did a book on Bengali alphabets?
Have a look at the original book designed by Ray
Watch this original music video clip of Ghare Baire
Role of music in Satyajit Ray’s films
How Satyajit Ray made Indir Thakrun sing!
Chunibala Devi’s immortal song of Pather Panchali
Ramkinkar, Benodebihari and Nandalal – all in one
Travails of women reflected in K.G. Subramanyan’s work
Singer from Siliguri keeps Manna Dey alive
Pintu Goswami pays an incredible homage to Manna Dey every day!
Why did Chinese President come to meet Tagore?
Chinese academician W. Pachow greeted him at Visva Bharati
Earliest sketches of Kolkata by British artist
Engravings and oil paintings on timeless Kolkata
Why Bengali language still did not get classical status?
Tracing the rich history of Bengali language
GB DASHABHUJA SERIES (Part II)
World War II influenced changes in idol of Asura
Did Jamini Roy criticize Tagore’s paintings?
GB unearths letters between Tagore and Jamini Roy
Birth of Bengal’s only classical gharana: Bishnupur Gharana...
Documenting the pride of Bengal’s classical music world
Remember Uttam-Suchitra’s Sharey Chuattor?
Why were love letters marked Sharey Chuattor?
GB STORY-TELLING – Short story of the month
Prof. Amita Ray pens down a feline tale
Did you know Pt Ravi Shankar sang a Bengali Film song?
GB plays an exclusive recording of the song on his birthday
When Philosophy animates Art
Sabyasachi Mullick’s solo exhibition questions materialisti...
How and why Durga idols have changed over time
Durga Puja is just 6 months away, but idol making is in full swin...
Antique machines and artefacts of Cinchona Plantation
Next time you visit Mungpoo, you might get to see these treasures...
GB Byomkesh Quiz on author’s birthday
Today is Saradindu Bandopadhyay’s birthday
Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay brought in unusual murder weapons
Unusual weapons that detective Byomkesh Bakshi looked for
Can poetry bring a social movement in Kolkata again?
GB brings to you WE and Rhythm Divine Poets’ Festival
Rhythm Divine poets bring a poetry revolution to Kolkata
Do not miss Woman Scream Int’l Poetry & Arts Festival
Do you remember theatre personality Bijon Bhattacharya?
Why did he not get his due worth?
Century old doors and gates of Kolkata
Will they survive the test of time?
What is Baul saree of Birbhum?
Kantha weavers of Nanoor create special Baul Kantha sarees and dr...
When Spring breaks across Red Hills
Urvashi Basu’s tribute to Purulia Spring through her lens
The Terracota Warrior of Bankura
Meet Baul Karmakar, the Terracota Man of Panchmura
How a man is trying to revive Bengal Muslin
Meet Shafiqul Kabir Chandan of Milan
Vanishing Yellow Taxis of Kolkata
Will this fleet be no more someday?
How a photography show tries to preserve Bengal’s past
Hear from India’s top art critic Uma Nair
Ahalya down the ages
She lives in every town, every village!
When a child is witness to a rape
Does she learn to be a woman, the hard way?
50 Shades of Eve: GB’s tribute to Womanhood
Ami Sei Meye
Congrats! Winners of GB Spring Photography Contest
Keep Clicking! Have Fun!
SPRING IN DIFFERENT HUES
Spring captured behind the lens
Enjoy Santiniketan’s Boshonto Utsav in Kolkata today!
Singer Manoj Murali brings Spring’s rhythm to Kolkata
Tales of Chitpur behind Saheli Das’ lens
Chitpur Road turns into a heritage corridor
New book on ‘Journey of Science in Bangla’
Two city educationists come up with iconic Bengali Science Book
French lady behind the lens empowering tribal kids of Bengal
Elodie Guignard teaches Jhargram kids tricks of photography
On A Saree Trail: Tale of a Baluchari
Off to Bishnupur to watch Baluchari weavers
Pirated books at Kolkata Book Fair!
A student of Loreto House finds out
Kolkata artist’s paintings on German stamps!
World-renowned artist Sudip Chatterjee speaks to GB
Let there be love
GB love anthology on Valentine's Day
Renowned singer Sahana Bajpaie to perform in Kolkata on V-Day
She speaks to GB about her favourite city and future plans
Renowned photographer who took Kolkata to the world
Kounteya Sinha showcased the best of Kolkata on Italy’s str...
Saswata Chatterjee to act in Indo-Danish film
Bengali producer with Kolkata connect returns to her roots
France is trying to preserve Chandannagar’s heritage
How French lessons are being given to colleges
FACES at Kolkata Book Fair
Kolkata Book Fair is not just about books, but feelings
Bimal Roy ---The Man Who Spoke In Pictures
Daughter of veteran film-maker remembers father Bimal Roy
Dallas based author shares her Kolkata Book Fair memories
Lopa Banerjee misses the book fair of Kolkata
Meeting Ruskin Bond and Devdutt Pattanaik
Student Namit Chaturvedi shares his experience
Miss World in Kolkata, speaks on menstruation
Being a doctor, Miss World spoke on women health
Chandi Lahiri: An outlet for apolitical Bangali bhadralok
Cartoonist Rituparno Basu pays a befitting tribute
Moonlight and Magic
Blood and Blue Moon
Author Harsha Dutta feels Kolkata Book Fair has lost its glory&nb...
Why this Bengali author no more feels like going to the Book Fair...
Why a Houston based author still remembers Netaji?
Shree writes about her childhood hero
Actor Biplab Dasgupta remembers Supriya Devi
She was an immensely sensitive and emotional human being
How Kolkata’s Asiatic Society commissioned Padmavat transla...
Around 130 years ago British India was celebrating Padmavati
GB exclusive on Joideb Kenduli Mela
Sanghamitra Das Banerjee on bauls, fakirs and many more
Capturing 66th Dover Music Conference
Where great maestros meet
Saraswati Puja or Bangali Valentine’s Day?
Is Saraswati Puja the perfect setting for love?
A sweet love story on Saraswati Puja
How they met and fell in love!
GB Winners' Meet
Get Bengal Anthology and Short Story Contest winners
In Search of Divine Charm
Snapshots of Bengal’s Gangasagar Mela
“I was convinced Gautam Buddha was reborn as Christ”
Why Swami Vivekananda thought Buddha and Christ are same?
Was Ashapurna Devi a ‘kitchen writer’ or a feminist?
GB remembers this great writer on her birthday
Sheeter Roddur, enjoy winter sun on canvas
GB brings exclusive paintings of an art exhibition
Female protagonists of Tagore’s short stories
Lopamudra Banerjee’s translations of Tagore’s stories...
Journalist Asha Bhatia’s new book is on ‘Modern Dubai...
Bhatia speaks on the different shades of this desert nation
City Film Fest on Bangladesh Liberation War
Watch this out between Jan 5-8
Congratulations! Winners of GB Anthology 2018 'UNKEPT RESOLUT...
Winners of GB certificates
GB Anthology Of Poem 2018
EU New Year Calendar features Kolkata boy’s photographs!
Famous photographer Kounteya Sinha’s unique photographs
Renowned photographer from Kolkata on a prestigious EU project
From Bill Gates to Clinton, Kounteya Sinha has been with top worl...
Congratulations! Winners of GB short story contest
Kolkata’s student entrepreneurs bring their creations
Kreativ’s Zephyr is an exhibition with a difference
Down a wintry Maidan
Kolkata wakes up to a cold winter morning at Maidan
Rabindranath Tagore did not wish to eat this work of art!
agore felt Goyna Bori should find place at an art gallery
Launching GB’s short story collection of the year!
Ekla Cholo Re with Shreya Ghoshal!
GB exclusive -- Shreya Ghoshal at Berklee College of Music
How singer and activist Hemango Biswas picked his tunes
Daughter Rongili Biswas shares some tales of the past
Samantak: The Gaaner Opare phenomenon
He leads the next generation music trend in Bengal
Uday Shankar’s experimental movie Kalpana
GB remembers Uday Shankar and his revolutionary dance form
Bengal’s Nakshi Kantha on a 20th century Chagall painting!
Why were European painters influenced by Bengal’s folk art?...
Sanjeeta-the rising star
Youth musical icon Sanjeeta Bhattacharya’s journey
Living with memories only
Professor Shonku is here!
Satyajit Ray’s science fiction is set to be on celluloid!
Sahana Bajpaie, globetrotting singer with a Bangali heart
Sahana still misses Santiniketan and Bangladesh
Which blind artist inspired Saibal Mitra’s Chitrokor?
Two artists from two nations who refused to sell their art for mo...
Wish to try a hand in Bengal’s mask making?
North Dinajpur still holds on to the tradition of masks
Park Street bookstore makes you environment friendly
Sip on a hot cuppa and discuss ecology with the owners
Author Sumana Roy believes in narratives of stillness
Her book has been shortlisted for Mumbai Lit Fest award
Lopa Banerjee’s ‘The Broken Home’ (Nastanirh)
This weekend read an extract from USA based author’s transl...
Rabi Ghosh: King of Comedy
Photo tribute from some of his best movies
Artisans of a Burdwan village still make ropes
Villagers have stuck to the traditional art of rope making
India’s first disc had an Armenian singer from Kolkata
Gauhar Jaan was an Armenian by birth
Tagore taught Victoria one Bengali word: Bhalobasha
Argentine film on Rabindranath and Victoria
The three artists of Tagore Family
A rare exhibition curated by Devdutta Gupta
US based author Lopamudra Banerjee speaks to GB
On her recent translation of Tagore’s short stories
Why watch a Godard movie at Kolkata Film Fest?
KIFF to feature Jean Godard’s movie for the first time
USA based designer Shumona in Kolkata with her trunk show
Get to see exclusive drapes of Bengal
Ramkinkar’s sculptures to be finally preserved
They faced weathering as they lay in the open
Manojder Advut Bari on celluloid
Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s hilarious masterpiece
Jalpaiguri boy’s film might enter Oscars
Docu-maker’s seven-minute film wins laurels worldwide
What to watch out for at Kolkata Int’l Film Fest?
There are many firsts this year, including Jean-Luc Godard’...
A village in Bengal where every inmate is an artist
GB takes you to Naya --- the award-winning village of Bengal
Did you know Chittaranjan Das was also a poet?
His poems were translated by none other than Aurobindo
Ritwik Ghatak’s last film
The filmmaker who was an artist first
Ritwik Ghatak’s war between ‘Man and Machine’
Ghatak’s Ajantrik was a revolutionary movie
Parsi Way of Life
Teacher Sangeeta Kar takes GB on a Zoroastrian Journey
Why Miss Japan speaks fluent Bengali?
After all she is the great granddaughter of Prafulla Ghosh
Clay and colour dialogue at Weavers’ Studio
Artistic symphony from Nov 4
Why author Shirshendu likes JK Rowling?
Are ghosts of his books similar to Rowling’s Potter?
GB celebrates birthday of ‘Ruskin Bond of Bengal’
Today is Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay’s birthday
Kabuliwala’s new version at Tokyo Film Festival
Bioscopewalla, the contemporary Kabuliwala
Phulia comes up with world’s longest alpona
Alpona on NH34 finds place in Guinness Books of Records
How close was Sukumar Ray to Tagore?
Today is Sukumar Ray’s birth anniversary
Where have all the Pagla Dashus gone?
Why do we not get students like Pagla Dashu anymore?
Baul Sanghamitra Das tries to preserve Bengal’s folk songs
This student from Santiniketan speaks on her baul performances
Pathe Prabashe is not a mere travelogue
Annada Shankar Ray believed in borderless world
Why was Sister Nivedita fascinated by Mahabharata?
Reflecting on her book Cradle Tales of Hinduism
Girija – award winning documentary on Girija Devi
Directed by two young filmmakers from Bengal
Would you like some Ping Pong Diplomacy?
The book by Nicholas Griffin
Bengali poetry book discovered from Australian Desert!
Book thought to be Quran is a poetry book
Remember Ranu’s Prothom Bhag?
It was Bibhutibhushan Mukhopadhyay and not Bandopadhyay!
Why did Manna Dey sing for Uttam Kumar?
On his death anniversary, GB’s tribute to the legend
Soumitra and Prosenjit come together for a new film
Tale of bonding of two men
House where Suchitra Sen was born
Learn about Sen’s ancestral home
Missionary who translated Bible to Bengali is no more
Father Christian Mignon taught Bengali at St Xaviers
Read along with Jibanananda Das
On his death anniversary, GB’s tribute to the great poet
Satyajit Ray designed Bonolata Sen cover
When Jibanananda and Ray worked together
Kayasthas of Bengal worship Chitragupta on Bhai Phonta
Who is Chitragupta? Book-keeper of Yamraj?
Screening of silent film Shiraz with a Kolkata connect
The film was made in 1928
10 best Kali hymns or mantras
Chant them tonight
Why did Sri Ramakrishna choose Maa Kali As his Ishta Devi?
His family was worshipper of Raghuveer
Today is Bengal’s own Halloween
Why do we have 14 saag on Bhoot Chaturdashi?
What happened when Raghu Dakat met Ramprasad?
He didn’t sacrifice him!
Shaktipeeth that lies in Pakistan
Hingol Shakti Peeth of Marutirtha Hinglaj
Did you know a baul’s ektara is also played in Rajasthan an...
The common folk instrument of bauls
Baul who was called India’s Bob Dylan!
How Purna Das popularised baul songs in the West
Goddess Kali in the eyes of Bengal’s artists
Kali’s face on a cigarette case!
Swami Vivekananda’s poem on Goddess Kali
How Swami Vivekananda explained ‘Kali the Mother’
Jogen Chowdhury in an exclusive interview to GB
Artist Partha Dasgupta speaks to Jogen Chowdhury
Naxalbari workshop to revive indigenous musical instruments
Naxalbari is not just about bloody revolts, but also about music
Was Kishore Kumar a happy man?
His comic actions and songs say so, but was it his true image?
Four weddings and an enigmatic groom
Women in Kishore da’s life
Kolkata boy’s film goes to international Korean festival
Meet this Ritwick Ghatak fan
Was Ekla Cholo Re the only song sung by Bachchan?
Amitabh Bachchan sang around five songs for Bollywood
British Council brings ‘Mix the City’ to Kolkata
Interactive music platform
Bengal’s folk art Alpona was endorsed by Abanindranath Tago...
It is fast vanishing today
Bishnupur Gharana- A moment of joy
A lost glory is set to return
Enjoy an excerpt from Saradindu’s Tungabhadrar Teerey
Historical novel of Saradindu Bandopadhyay
Is Saradindu’s Byomkesh identical to Sherlock Holmes?
Our all-time favourite satyanweshi
Sister Nivedita’s letters released as a book
RK Mission brings out a revised book on her letters
OLO SHOI: MONOCHROME WONDER
COLOURS OF PUJO RIDE ON A BLACK AND WHITE COMBO
Is Chander Pahar’s Diego Alvarez a fictional character?
Why Bibhutibhushan chose a Portuguese explorer?
How Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyayhad fascinated Satyajit Ray
Ray turned five of his novels to films
GB speaks to Kolkata’s celebrity designer Raja Biswas
A look at Black is the New Orange collection this pujo
Rethinking religious tolerance as per Vivekananda’s ideolog...
GB’s tribute to Vivekananda’sChicago speech
Excerpt from Sunil Gangopadhyay's Shei Shomoy
Fascinating classic on Bengal Renaissance
Chilekotha is all about Bengali nostalgia
Why not pay a visit to ‘adda’ days again?
The Clay Goddess : Pujo Prostuti at Kumartuli
Excerpt from Rituporno Ghosh’s First Person
GB translates a chapter from his autobiography
Behind the scenes: Award winning Rituporno movies
GB takes you on a movie trail
When Amiya Tagore sang for Satyajit Ray’s Kanchenjunga
Amiya Tagore’s tryst with Ray’s Kanchenjunga
Watch out for a new Abir-Ritwick chemistry
On Kaushik Ganguly’s Chhaya-O-Chhobi
GB pays tribute to poet Nazrul Islam on his death anniversary
With a rare docu-feature,Nazrul – Jibon Porikroma
Khuda Jaane singer to sing for Projapoti Biskut
Bollywood pro for Bengali movie
Ajay Dvgan and Kajol returns to silver screen
Star as a couple in new movie
Ramananda Sengupta, doyen of Indian cinematography dies
He was lensman of Jean Renoir
Troilokyonath Mukhopadhyay’s Domorudhor
A chance to read Bengali satirist’s works in English
First film under new Censor Board chief banned
Prasoon Joshi bans very first film
New Kakababu movie to hit the screens this Pujo
Wait for Yeti Abhijaan
Gulzaar’s 1988 movie Libaas to finally release this year
Libaas to hit theatres this year end
Enjoy Bengali film festival in Delhi
Delhi all set to host Bengali Cine Festival
New Feluda web series made by Bangladeshi director
Parambrata is now Feluda
Bohurupi: The Chameleon Man
Is he extinct? Is he endangered? Photo-story by Bijoy Choudhury
Salman Khan might play role of Shiva!
Amish Tripathi’s Meluha’s movie adaptation
Bengal’s first food movie Machher Jhol releases today
Bengali’s fetish for fish explored
200-year-old Presidency history on virtual forum
Get ready access to rare documents
Communicate with heaven through music
Why Subho Thakur denied his Tagore link
He left Jorasanko Thakurbari
Hungry hands to smiling spirits
CELEBRATING 70 YEARS OF INDIAN INDEPENDENCE
Writers’ Building to film shooting ground?
Actor Dev might shoot a movie
Music director Prabuddha Banerjee on Bhalobashar Shohor
Deconstructing an iconic song was a challenge for him
SRFTI student’s short film Cow, makes it to Hollywood
Film on forcing food habits
Two young city directors’ film head for Toronto
Hungry, adaptation of Shakespeare’s tragedy
Sanatan Dinda aces World Body painting Fest
Bengali artisttriumphson world stage
Jamini Roy paintings on Metro pillars
Nazrul Tirtha Metro pillars get new look
Neena Gupta asks for work on Instagram
62-year-old wishes a fresh start
Peep into their myriad nests
Tale of the monogamous hornbill
Teaching ‘Lipstick Feminism’
Lipstick Under My Burkha
New theatre destination for Calcuttans
Inauguration of Ajitesh Mancha
Jagga Jasoos in Hirak Rajar Deshe
Great to watch. Tough to carry home.
Remake of Bengali film
Messi remake in Tamil and Hindi
‘Poet of Science’ is no more
Space scientist Yash Pal passes away
Celebrating 142nd birthday of Tiger Man
Saga of Jim Corbett
Bhalobashar Shohor (City of Love)
A tale of emotional devastations
Author Arundhati Roy on transient times
Reflecting on her latest novel
Homecoming for management guru Dr Saugata Banerjee
A management consultant who set up food chains in Kolkata
On a fashion high!
Meet Mahul Brahma, who speaks on luxury branding
Original tune of Vande Mataram lost
Tagore had set to tune first seven lines
On a Fusion Cuppa
Two women from Bengal mix dance and drama
Bikash Bhattacharjee paints dolls
Naxal movement on artist's canvas
Did you know Tagore was misled by Mussolini?
How a fascist leader fooled a Nobel Laureate
Salil Chowdhury’s wife Sabita is no more.
We bid adieu to Sabita Chowdhury, yet Boukatha kao pakhi will pla...
How Bengal’s ironsmiths assembled a cannon to fight Maratha...
Ironsmiths who made sickles and household items went on to make t...
Reed mats vanishing from Bengal
Are reed mats losing to plastic mats?
UP IAS officer sings Bengali song.
Vivek Kumar sings at Presidency University
Caught in a time warp
Better bet to watch Karz or Karan Arjun
Bengalis embrace Islamic culture
The tale of an ancient book shop in the city
Chronicles in Pen and Ink
The Unpublished Postcards of Nandalal Bose
Bengal’s Veteran Scroll Painter sings of Rabindranath
80-year-old Dukhushyam, paints scrolls that tell stories on socio...
The Ceramic Works of Artist Partha Dasgupta
Exhibition of ceramic works titled “Amrit”
Rainy season and Bengal’s Artists
The city Girl with her camera
Kolkata Girl who clicked Darwin and Tennyson