favourites

Books : The Alchemist, Jonathan Livingstone Seagull(JLS), Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Rajkahini

Fiction Characters: Feluda, Prof Shanku, Sherlock Holmes, Anne of Green Gables, Huck Finn, JLS, Albus Dumbledor, Ron Weasely, Fra Lippo Lippi

Poets: May Sarton and Robert Browning

Writers: Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Plath, Richard Bach, Satyajit Ray, Arthur Conan Doyle, Buddhadev Guha, Abanindranath Tagore

Blogread: Down River Drivel (very homely), Crazy Sam’s Blogginess (very gay), Firebird Landing , (rather lyrical)

Movie: Kanchenjungha(1962), Fiddler on the Roof (1971), Shakha Proshakha, My Fair Lady, The Sound of Music, Thodasa Roomani Ho Jayein (1991),  The Matrix(1999)

Songs: all time favs

Tagore: Eki Labonyey Purno Praan (Ritu Guha and Mohan Singh versions)

Popuar/Folk: Dance Me (Leonard Cohen)

Classic Rock : Shine On You Crazy Diamond (PF)

Bangla Pop:  Churni (Shiajit), Chorai Pakhir Gaan (Sumon),

Bangla Bands: 1) Ichhamoti (Cactus),  2) Ami Gai Ghoery Ferar Gaan (Crosswindz),  3) Amar Dokhin Khola Janala (Mohin),  4) Runway Judey Podey Achhey Shudhu (Mohin),  5) Bhalobashi (Mohin) also the Paroshpathor version,  6) the Sound of Silence Bangla version (Chandrabindoo)

Album: Wish You Were Here

Holiday Destinations: Kodaikanal (Coaker’s Walk), Berijam Forest, Sarahan

Raga: Kedar (Male Voice), Ahir (Instruments),  Yaman (Shahid Pervez), Mooltani & Darbari (Shehnai), Marwa & Sunset Ragas & pahari dhun (Bansuri – bamboo flute), Behag, Bhairavi.

Radio Programme: Mahalaya (AIR Kolkata); Bichitra Shonbad (AIR Kolkata)

Radio Voice : News “Kahbor Porchhi Debdulal Bandyopadhyay” (AIR Kol)

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