Rabindra Sadan

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Rabindra Sadan

Rabindra Sadan is a cultural centre and theatre in Kolkata, located near the Nandan cinema and cultural complex and the Academy of Fine Arts on AJC Bose Road in South Kolkata.[1]

History[edit]

The foundation stone of Rabindra Sadan was laid by the then Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru on 5 August 1961. The construction work of the auditorium ended in October 1967.[2] It is noted for its large stage which is a prime venue for Bengali theatre and Kolkata Film Festival.

Features[edit]

The Rabindra Sadan complex now houses the Rabindra Sadan stage, Nandan, Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi, Gaganendra Prodorshonshala among other centers of cultural activities.

It is service by Rabindra Sadan station of Kolkata Metro on North South Corridor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tributes to Tagore on his 150th birth centenary DNA (newspaper), May 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Rabindra Sadan". Tathya Bangla. Retrieved 8 May 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°32′35″N 88°20′42″E / 22.543°N 88.345°E / 22.543; 88.345