Author - Shivaji Mitra

Shirshendu Sahitya Sandhya

The literary evening with the celebrated litterateur at Strattfield Town Hall on 7th of March, 2009 had a different flavor right from the start. The session started a formal conversation with the author followed by interaction with the audience interspersed by dramatized portions of plays written by him. The interactive session witnessed the author handle queries on different kinds of controversial topics in context of his written works with aplomb. The event was in a way enriching and fulfilling...

Kaacher Manush Suchitra

On Nov 11, 2006, Anandodhara organized a literary evening with Suchitra Bhattacharya at Homebush Boys’ High School. It was an exceptionally well-etched event which ran to almost a packed house. The author’s well known work titled, Dahan was in focus amongst her other works and the conversation was interspersed with play portions from the novel enacted by local talents from India and Bangladesh. The event was highly successful and was remembered by the audience long time thereafter.

Sunil er saathe Chadda (Cha – Adda)

This interactive tea session with Sunil Gangopadhay took place at the Baroot Girls’High School on 24th June, 2001. This was an informal discussion with the author over tea and snacks about his exploits and experiences and opinions on different topics. The author responded to the session with an open mind and addressed all queries and sang his heart out making it one of the most memorable evenings the audience could ever imagine of.

Sunil Sahitya Sandhya

The literary evening with Sunil Gangopadhay was a unique event designed by Anandodhara at Baroot Girls’s High School on the 23rd June, 2001. It was planned that in the course of the literary discussion with the author on stage, a handful of his created characters would enter the podium with a volley of questions aimed at the author. The outcome was enchanting and was nothing sort of a milestone in terms of performance and impact on the audience. Additionally,...

Ek Sandhaye Eka Salekin

The event was organized at Ashfield Town Hall to celebrate the genius of Siajul Salekin from Bangladesh who had by then already enchanted audiences with his golden voice at the Salil Chowdhury Nite. On the 5th of June, 1999, Salekin took to the stage with a bouquet of songs by Rabindranath Tagore followed by Bengali modern songs in the second half alongside a skit by Sharmila and Shitish Roy. The magic of Salekin’s voice transported the audience to the...

Painting Exhibition and Evening of Music

The event was organized at Ashfield Town Hall on the 1st of Nov, 1988. The event was largely supervised by Arijit Sen, Rina Mitra and Abu Riyad Khan. The artwork in display mostly belonged to the Indian and Bangladesh artists. Dr. Pradip Baul was the main attraction in the musical evening ably supported by Gargi Mukherjee, Sharmishta Kar, Sahidur Alam, Helal Atique, Rina & Tamal Bhattacharya and a young prodigy named Sayak Bhattacharya. The event was patronized by Air...

Salil Chowdhury Nite

This was an exclusive event on the music maestro and included Bengali and Hindi songs composed by the legend, supporting dance arrangements to those songs and recitation of the poems written by the musician. Abhijit Sarkar, Gargi Mukherjee and Sirajul Salekin from Bangladesh featured in the list of artists. The event had a dedicated child artist segment featuring soulful renditions and dance performances by a bunch of young artists who left the audience wanting for more. The Ashfield Town...

E Shudhu Gaaner Din

Anandodhara's journey began with this musical evening of Bengali modern songs on the 1st of May, 1997 in Sydney, Australia. The event featured local artists Abhijit Sarkar, Gargi Mukherjee and Ajoy Ghosh among others. Baroot Girls’ High School hall was choc-a-bloc till the last minute and there were more than one requests for an encore from the artists. The Stream of Joy thus manifested under the able leadership of Srimanta Mukherjee, who singlehandedly managed the event with a modest...