Film, theatre and art fraternities comes together at Culture Curry


Kolkata,March 10, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Filmmaker Arvind Sinha who has won national award for Non Feature films like ‘Dui Pathan Ke Beech’ and ‘Kaya Pooche Maya Se’, graced an adda session named Culture Curry.
Supported by AIFDO, the event also saw the presence of some eminent personalities like Ashok Viswanathan (filmmaker); Abhijit Guha (film maker); Subrata Sen (film maker); Kamal Naskar (mime artist), Pallav Kirtaniya (singer); Chandan Roy Chowdhury (music director); Ketaki Roy Chowdhury(painter); Amar Mitra (writer), Usha Ganguly (theatre director) and Amitabha Bhattacharjee (Actor).
Culture Curry, known for promoting different art forms (films, music, theatre, and painting), provides a platform for youth and upcoming talent to showcase their creativity. The evening started with by a play titled Dooratwa, which was performed by Z group theatre. It was followed by the Big Adda session which was around the theme of “films, females & global society” and eminent artists present at the event interacted and shared their views on the topic.
“The festival provides an opportunity for the youth to share their stories and talents that encompass all areas of the performing arts from theatre, painting, and music to writers. This year, we are delighted to be associated with Cutty Sark which resonates with the youth globally through its spirit of fearlessness and creativity,” said Sumana Mukherjee (Film Maker and CEO Pixel International).

The event was supported by Cutty Shark, an iconic liquor brand from Kyndal Group. Siddharth Banerji, Managing Director, Kyndal Group said "The City of Joy always appreciates and encourages creativity. We are glad to associate ourselves with culture curry which resonates with the attributes of our brand- Cutty Sark and its philosophy of Raise Your Bar.

                             Sidharth Banerji with Film Director Subrata Sen

Speaking to WBRi Siddharth Banerji said, “We are always going to support platforms which are looking to cultivate talents and resourceful persons. Whenever we get opoortunity to get associated with such platforms we shall extend our support. We shall look to go beyond this city and will explore the possibilities of such associations. A lot of talents in the suburbs and inner areas are waiting to be nourished.”