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Cultural Background of Panihati Municipal Area
 
DRAMA AND THEATRE {It had two phrases since 1907 A.D.}
FIRST PHASE
PANIHATI
 
  1. In 1907 the first drama was  staged at Panihati named Pratap Singha, followed by Raja O Ranir Abhinoy, directed by dramatist Ramchandra Chatterjee of Panihati and produced by Panihati Nattyo Samaj.
  2. In 1914 a drama named Vishma Nataka was staged under the direction of Ramchandra Chatterjee and produced by Panihati Nattyo Samaj.
  3. In 1919 a melodious drama Sabitri was staged under the direction of Ramchandra Chatterjee and Purna Ch. Kundu, produced by Agarpara Bandhab Nattyo Samaj.
  4. From 1931 the dramas  which had been staged at Panihati, were directed by Dijendra Lal Mukherjee  and produced by Bandhab Pathagar were Kedar Ray, Sarama, Banglar Meye, Chandragupta, Tulsidas, Lakshmaner Shaktishel etc.
  5. In 1914 the dramas that staged under production of Panihati Club were Bajirao and Sita.
  6. In 1944 a famous drama Datta, based on the story of Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay was staged by Bireshwar Chatterjee.
  7. Between 1952-57 the dramas staged at Panihati were Siraj-ud doula, Keranir Jiban, Baro Ghanta, Patibrata etc., directed by Rabindranath and Shanti Chatterjee.
  8. Between 1958-80 the dramas staged at Panihati were Biallish, Khudha, Bangali, Shajahan, Noukadubi, Barabbash, Narak Guljar etc.  directed by Rabindranath, Nilratan, Amulyamohan, Shanti Chatterjee.
 
 
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SUKCHAR
 
  1. In 1942 a drama Vishma was staged at Sukchar Kalitala.
  2. Since 1953 many dramas were staged at Kalitala, Bazarpara, Painbari. They were Vidyapati, Raja Lakshman Sen, Bagdatta, Raja Debidas etc. directed and produced by Siddeshari Nattyo Samaj.
  3. In 1919 a melodious drama Sabitri was staged under the direction of Ramchandra Chatterjee and Purna Ch. Kundu, produced by Agarpara Bandhab Nattyo Samaj.
  4. Between 1950-60 Bange Bargi, Padmabati, Dharmer Boi etc. were staged at Sukchar Kalitala by Udaybhanu Nattyo Samaj.
  5. In 1961-62 drama Natmahal was staged by night guide party members.
  6. Between 1960-70 dramas like Pratham Panipath, Nazma Husen, Rakta Raag, Kohinoor, Biallisher Biplab, Garib Keno More etc. were staged, directed by Patheya Nattachakra of Sukchar.
  7. In 1970 dramas like Ashru Diye Lekha, Jajabori, Kohinoor, Shapmochan, Begum Asmaantara, Bagdutta, Rupali Chand etc. were staged at Sukchar, directed by Siddeshari Nattyo Samaj
  8. In 1957-58 dramas like Misharkumari, Karna, Shajahan etc. were staged at Oriental Bayamagar.
  9. Between 1960-70 dramas like Utsav, Kabuliwala, Abak Prithibi, Kanchan Mullya etc. were staged at Sukchar Bazar Para.
  10. Anail Chatterjee of Sukchar was famous for his Drama being played regularly at All India Radio, Calcutta
 
 
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SODEPUR
 
  1. In 1940-41 a drama named Tatinir Bichar was staged at Sodepur Club.
  2. In 1954 dramas like Bangali, Shibaji, Narak Guljar, Itihash Kande, Ballavpurer Rupkatha, Kinu Kaharer Theter, Tipu Sultan, Nati Binodini etc. were staged by Shoukhin Natto Samaj and Nattochakra.
  3. Within  1973-80 dramas like Abaruddha Itihaas (directed by Taranga), Springhs, Captain Hurrah, Pitamahadeber Uddeshey etc were staged at Sodepur by Rangarup.
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NATAGARH
 
  1. During1940 dramas like Shajahan, Bange Bargi, Pratapaditya, Siraj-ud –doula, Narakasur Badh etc. were staged at the various places of Natagarh like Aambagan, Madhya Pally, Ghoshpara Sri Durga Club etc.
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PANSHILA
 
  1. Within 1950-62 dramas like Bange Bargi, Kedar Ray etc. were staged at Govt. Colony, South Panshila etc. areas of Panshila.
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GHOLA
 
  1. In 1910 drama Durgadas was staged at Ghola by Shanti Natto Samaj.
  2. In 1920 a drama Banglar Shattru was staged at Ghola by Anti-Maleria Society.
  3. In 1941 dramas like Lilabasan, Shajahan etc. were staged at Ghola High School playground.
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SECOND  PHRASE
 
 
  1. During 1968-69 a theatre group Sagnik of Ghola had staged some drama like Shtabdir Padabali, Jiban Jouban etc.
  2. In 1968 a theatre group Krantikal had staged Jakhan Andhakar, Kabayah, Choto Bakulpurer Jatri, Joyar etc. at Ghola.
  3. In 1972 Krantikal had staged a drama Britter Baire.
  4. In 1976 Krantikal had staged a drama Samabeta Sawal Jawab.
  5. In 1978 Krantikal had staged a drama Pantomime.
  6. Some dramas staged by Krantikal groupwere:
  7. Samayer Sroth by Asit ghosh
  8. Jujudhan, Rajmurti, Khanan, Manush Niye Khela, Bairer Janala etc. by Mrinal Mukherjee.
  9. Bhoot, Bidhi Sanmata, Punarjanma etc. by Dulal Chakraborty.
  10. Post-Mortem by Navendu Sen.
  11. Arkimidiser Mrittyu.
  12. In 1975 a drama group Avijatri had staged some dramas like Adaab, Jujudhan, Khol, Jodi Kakhono, Alor Sandhane, Chorabali, Gangapaar etc. at Panihati.
  13. During 1980-90 a drama group Sukchar Goshthi had staged some dramas like Pyunni, Khanda kavya, Padmaknurir Pala, Meye Dile Sajiye, Ujjal Ek Jhank etc.
 
 
 
SOME DRAMA GROUPS OF EARLIER 1980
Rangarup ( Sodepur ); Town Sanskriti Parishad, Krantikal, Taranga, Naoroj, Sanket, Sayak, Samachar Darpan, Modern Art Theatre, Bandhab Pathagar ( Panihati );  Shilpi Mahal, Parijat, Manchadut, Little Theatre Unit ( Agarpara );  Progressive Theatre ( Panshila )
 
SOME DRAMA GROUPS OF PRESENT TIME
Sukchar group, Ayudh, Prachchad, Kaalpurush, Ingeet Sanskriti Chakra, Pancham etc.
 
 
 
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