Anya Theatre

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Anya Theatre
Anya Theatre Bengali theatre group logo.jpg
Anya Theatre logo
Type Theatre group
  • Kolkata, India
Artistic director(s)
Bibhas Chakraborty

Anya Theatre is a Bengali theatre group.[1][2] The group was founded in 1985 by Bibhas Chakraborty.


Anya Theatre was founded by Bengali theatre personality Bibhas Chakraborty in the year 1985 who has been the director of the group since then. This is the only theatre group to have a theatre centre.The group came into prominence as a composite drama form. ANYA THEATRE happens to be the only theatre group in the state to have a house of its own.It has built a three-storied building in the Salt Lake city which functions as a theatre centre. ANYA THEATRE has been organizing NATYASWAPNAKALPO, a theatre – related annual program being held on the New Year’s Eve ever since 1999, involving the entire theatre fraternity of the state. ANYA THEATRE has been regularly invited young and promising directors to direct plays for the young group during all this years prof.Dattatreya Dutta, Debesh Chattopadhyay, Ramaprasad Banik, Goutam Halder, Abanti Chakraborty, Arna Mukhopadhyay and have enriched the group with some outstanding productions involving our own actors & technicians.


(in alphabetical order)

  • Achhe Achhe Sthan
  • Charam Chikitsha[3]
  • Hamlet[4]
  • Jagakhichuri
  • Nakchhabita[5]


  1. ^ Sarkar, Sebanti (2 October 2011). "Film on a stage persona". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Calcutta, India. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Panda, Namita (20 September 2011). "All the capital city's a stage - Regional plays draw crowd". The Telegraph Calcutta. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Sarkar, Sebanti (3 January 2010). "All-out war on obscenity". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Calcutta, India. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Something is rotten in the state". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Calcutta, India. 30 April 2011. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  5. ^ Sarkar, Sebanti (26 April 2009). "Book baron with passion for theatre". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Calcutta, India. Retrieved 20 December 2012.