Akkel Gurum

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Recent Productions

Brief Profile


Purba Paschim was launched in the year 2005, with Bratya Basu’s play ‘Babli’. Since then Purba Paschim has been our pride, and who knows, might be the ‘neighbor’s envy’ also. In the debut year, ‘Babli’ had the unique distinction of touring France, UK and USA, and receiving appreciation and accolade all around. We vowed to keep up the good work.
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Purba Paschim Festival


Purba Paschim had gone through a very fair weather during the last one year. The early 2008 saw the production ‘Chaturanga’, a Tagore novel converted into a play. Directed by Bratya Basu, the production ran in packed halls in Kolkata and in places like Delhi. Having thirty three performances in one single year was no small achievement.
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Theater Workshop


The theatre workshop at Purba Paschim holds every year in February - March. Theater workers from different corner participate in this workshop. From last financial year Sangeet Natak Akademi, Delhi has extended their support through a grant in aid. Noted personalities from the field of theatre, Music, Film etc. have taken the classes.
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