Srijato is one of Bengal’s most popular new generation poets and lyricists, and is the author of several books of modern poetry, including Uronto Sob Joker: All Those Flying Jokers, which won theAnanda Puroskar and Krittibas Puroshkar, Sesh Chithi, The Story of Katiusha, Andhakar Lekhaguchchha and Premer Kobita. His novels include 4043, Shalimare Shonghat. His latest poetic composition Dhongso was published in 2018 along with two other works — Lymeric and Facebook, a collection of his Facebook posts. Other than poetry he has also penned the lyrics of popular movies like Autograph, Iti Mrinalini, and Charuulata. He also does anchoring and public speaking, and recently made his acting debut in Srijit Mukherjee’s Zulfiqar.
January 29, 2021 ● 5:00 PM
Jibonanander Songey Dekha - Srijato on the poetry of Jibanananda Das. In conversation with Payel Sengupta (Live from VMH/Session)