Purba Paschim

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Purba Paschim
Purba Paschim theatre group logo.jpg
Purba Paschim group logo
Type Theatre group
Artistic director(s)
Bratya Basu
Website http://purbapaschim.net/

Purba Paschim (Bengali: পূর্ব-পশ্চিম, purbo poshchim) is a Bengali theatre group of Kolkata, West Bengal, India.[1][2][3] The group was founded in 2005 and has staged several plays like Babli, Ashalin etc. The famous productions of the group are "Patalbabu Filmstar" based on Satyajit Roy's story and " Antony Soudamini".


Purba Paschim was launched in the year 2005. The first play they staged was Babli directed by Bratya Basu. The group organizes a theatre workshop every year.[4]Many Directors have worked in various productions of the group like Debesh Chattopadhyay,Goutam Halder,etc.


{in alphabetical order)

  • Ashalin
  • Akkel Gurum
  • Antony Soudamini
  • Babli (2005)
  • Chaturanga
  • Bhalomanush
  • Patalbabu Filmstar
  • Raktakarabi


  1. ^ "Purba Paschim's party for 'Ashaleen'". The Times of India. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Between an old and a new vision". The Telegraph (Calcutta). Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Board on song". India Today. Retrieved 20 December 2012. 
  4. ^ "Purba Paschim profile". Retrieved 20 December 2012. 

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