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Starmark, Patra Bharati host launch of Arjun Chakraborty’s book of poems Arjuner Aw Kobita

Starmark, Patra Bharati host launch of Arjun Chakraborty’s book of poems Arjuner Aw Kobita

India Blooms News Service | 24 Jan 2016, 02:56 am
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IBNS): Popular lifestyle store of Kolkata Starmark, in association with Patra Bharati, hosted the launch of actor Arjun Chakraborty’s book of poems, Arjuner Aw Kobita at its South City Mall outlet in the city this week.

Present on this occasion were renowned Bengali writer Sirshendu Mukhopadhyay, eminent artist Jogen Chowdhury, actor Rachana Banerjee, lyricist  and poet Srijato and others.

During the event the actor turned poet Arjun Chakraborty recited one of his most favourite poems from this collection.

“I was always inclined towards literature and writing poems is something I enjoy thoroughly. Coming out with the collection of my poems was in my mind for a long time,” said the actor.

Arjuner Aw Kobita is a compilation of 101 poems penned by Arjun Chakraborty. Thematically, the poems deal with his memories from the past, life, love and passion. 

A multi-faceted personality, Arjun Chakraborty is not only an actor of great repute, but is also a singer, writer, wildlife enthusiast and an immensely talented photographer.

In his early days he  worked as an assistant director for famous lyricist and director Gulzar in movies like Angar and Namkeen. He has worked as an actor in both Hindi and Bengali films like Ankush, Wheel Chair, Ekdin Achanak, Debota to name a few. 

His first Bengali film Kori Diye Kinlam in (1988) won him a lot of critical acclaim. He is also a very talened singer. He has also directed the film Tolly Lights in 2008.

With Arjuner Aw-Kobita he makes his debut as a poet. As a bonus, readers will get a CD of Rabindrasangeet  Eki Labanya, a collection of Tagore songs rendered by Arjun Chakraborty.

Published by Patra Bharati, Arjuner Aw Kobita is priced at Rs 200.

Starmark, Patra Bharati host launch of Arjun Chakraborty’s book of poems Arjuner Aw Kobita

India Blooms News Service
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