Thespian, singer, cultural icons join Save Earth campaign

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Kolkata, June 10: In a never-before multimedia fusion of music, dance, drama, with references to the Bard’s vision of afforestation, legendary actors, elocutionists, and singers have joined hands to spread the ‘Save Earth’ campaign.

“Pollution is now manifesting itself everywhere in the form of environmental pollution, cultural pollution and the overall depletion of green cover and decaying of values. The Shyamol Sukher Dhara’ (the flow of greeneries denoting the ultimate definition of happiness) aimed at taking us back to the roots, to the cradle of Mother Nature,” singer Lopamudra Mitra quoted at the end of the concert.

Such a project on Tagorean songs, plays and poems in such a 3-D medley having a typical flavor of Santiniketan, the red earthed Khowai land, skirted by trees had never been seen. "Wish it now takes place in the open air in the original place, Kobiguru’s dream abode,”" the popular singer further said. “"We presented an assortment of Rabindranath Tagore'’s best works on nature, while retaining the contemporary feel,”" young vocalist Sounak Chattopadhyay, who had conceptualized the whole idea and assembled the enviable ensemble cast of thespian Soumitra Chattopadhya, veteran actor Barun Chanda, elocutionist Bratati Bandyopadhyay, besides Lopamudra and new age Bengali singer Rupankar Bagchi, said. “

"We are all taking back a sapling to home. This shows we have to accomplish the unfinished task, to save Mother Earth in every conceivable way as are otherwise hurtling towards doom,”" Bratotti said after a mesmerizing show of Tagore poem recitals along with Soumitra. The entire plan was executed at the behest of Chinton, a cultural organisation.

PTI

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