Rabindra Sadan

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Rabindra Sadan

Rabindra Sadan is a cultural centre and theatre in Kolkata, located opposite the Birla Planetarium on AJC Bose Road in South Kolkata.[1]

It is noted for its large stage which is a prime venue for Bengali theatre and Kolkata Film Festival.

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


In 1979, Moheener Ghoraguli performed in a concert at Rabindra Sadan

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 was renovated in 2016.


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


  1. ^ PTI (9 May 2010). "Tributes to Tagore on his 150th birth centenary". DNA. Retrieved 18 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Rabindra Sadan" (PDF). Tathya Bangla. Retrieved 8 May 2013.[permanent dead link]

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Coordinates: 22°32′30.65″N 88°20′40.86″E / 22.5418472°N 88.3446833°E / 22.5418472; 88.3446833