Prabha Khaitan Foundation Launches Their Regional Language Initiative Aakhar In Bengal
News Desk, News Nation 360: The launch of Aakhar, an initiative of Prabha Khaitan Foundation to promote regional language literature in Bengal. Aakhar promises to promote authors who write in regional languages. It aims to explore the richness of the regional roots and cherishes the true soul of literature. On this occasion, Dekhi Biswaye, a book on legendary actor Shri Soumitra Chattopadhyay was released by the Late actor's wife, Smt Deepa Chattopadhyay. Present on the occasion were a plethora of renowned personalities including Shri Debshankar Halder, Shri Paran Bandopadhyay, Shri Pabitra Sarkar, Shri Hiron
Mitra, Shri Suman Mukhopadhyay, Smt Bratati Bandopadhay, Shri Srijato & Smt Anindita Chatterjee, Executive Trustee, Prabha Khaitan Foundation along with the legend’s daughter & son, Smt Poulomi Bose & Shri Sougata Chattopadhyay. The book contains Shri Soumitra Chatterjee’s rare photographs, paintings by Shri Suvaprasanna and Shri Jogen Chowdhury, sketches by Shri Hiron Mitra along with articles, a list of movies & theatres in which he had acted, CD releases, etc. Shri Soumitra Mitra has edited the book. Manisha Jain, Communications & Branding Chief, Prabha Khaitan Foundation expressed that Prabha Khaitan Foundation promotes and recognizes talents from different walks of life. It is their honour to launch the new initiative Aakhar, through the release of the book on a renowned personality like Shri Soumitra Chattopadhyay. It surely promises to be an interesting read and a collectors’ item. Prabha Khaitan Foundation has previously hosted various authors and poets writing in diverse languages like Odia, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Maithili, Tamil, Kannada, Gujarati, Magahi, Rajasthani etc in the respective cities.
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Report : Anustup Kundu