Tenth anniversary of Navrang Nritya Kala: Tapur Tupur's Muffin Chakraborty enthralled the audience with her dance performance

By Priyanka Dutta / WBRINN

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Kolkata, September 7 (Washington Bangla Radio):  Despite her busy shooting schedule for the serial Tapur Tupur, Muffin Chakraborty of Tapur Tupur fame manages to take time out for her students at her dance school. Navrang Nritya Kala, which started its journey with one student, has about hundred and fifty students now that it is into its tenth year. The event took place at Mahajati Sadan in the presence of eminent guests like Abhishek Chatterjee, Dolon Roy and of course, the guardians of the students.

“I had never realized that organizing an annual function for your dance school with so many students can be such a hectic task. For the last two months, my students, their parents and I have been working very hard to organize this function. We have put in a lot of effort for the show. I just hope everyone likes the show. It is now that I realize the amount of effort the students in other dance schools put in for organizing the annual shows every year” said the actress in between getting her makeup done and hair styled. In a green full sleeved dress and a green dupatta on her head, the actress looked pretty. She posed with her students for photographs. The bubbly actress helped her students to get ready for the show and also entertained the guests.

The event began with the song “Godhuli kano sesh j na hoi”. After the song, Arijit Ganguly (Gada of Tapur Tupur) took the stage and interacted with the audience. He also shed light on the hard work that Muffin has been doing with her students. He gave credit to Muffin for her energy to run a dance school even after working for long hours at shooting. After this, the students of the dance school gave spirited performances. One performance was followed by the other. The performances ranged from a performance in honor of the Goddess to paying tribute to Raj Kapoor.  The program also included the dancing to a medley of hits of Bolly Diva Sridevi and Tollywood superstar Dev. The students did all with élan. They kept the audience mesmerized with their performance. The age of the students varied from three years to forty. Muffin herself also performed and kept the audience spellbound.

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Snehasish Chakraborty of Blues Production was also present at the occasion. It is under his production house that the serial Tapur Tupur was launched. He praised Muffin for her work and also congratulated her for her great work. Along with Dolon Roy and Abhisekh Chatterjee, he announced the release of his first venture in film making. “I have made a film titled Promotion. Abhishek and Dolon have also helped me in this venture. The film is of a different kind and will appeal to the audience. The film releases on the 6th of September. My request to you all is go and watch the film. You will like it” said Snehasish Chakraborty.

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In order to show respect to the late director Rituparno Ghosh, the artists and the assembled audience observed a minute’s silence as it was also the director’s birthday. Photographer Dipanjan Ghosh unveiled his book cover “Ritumoy” alongwith the other artists on the day.

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The tenth anniversary celebration of the dance school was celebrated with much enthusiasm by the students. We wish Muffin all the best for her endeavors and also hope that her dance school also continues to grow.