The musical genius was back on big screen, for the first time with a bouquet of movies to entertain you, enthrall you and renew the emotional bond. It was between 26 June-28 June, 2017 the master – R.D.Burman, came alive with his gamut of histrionics at Nandan III, courtesy Amit Kumar Fan Club. It was to commemorate R.D.Burman’s 79 th birthday which was on 27 June.
The R.D.Burman Film Festival was held in between 26th – 28th June, 2017, screened some of the finest movies in which R.D.Burman has scored music. The inaugural film was, the critically acclaimed Manzil, directed by Basu Chatterjee. The other films screened were Swet Patharer Thala ( Bengali, Dir.- Prabhat Roy) Bemisal, Buddha Mil Gaya (Dir.- Hrishikesh Mukherjee), Charitraheen ( Dir.- Shakti Samanta).
The inaugural day of the festival witnessed the launch of a my stamp on R.D.Burman Film Festival 2017 initiated by Amit Kumar Fan Club, released by the India Post, to make the occasion more remarkable and memorable. Saikat Mitra, Devajit Bandyopadhyay,Mallar Ghosh, Riddhi Bandyopadhyay, Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee were present to release the stamp.
|26/6/17||Inauguration Ceremony||5 pm||Manzil||6 pm|
|27/6/17||Swet Patharer Thala||3 pm||Bemisal||6 pm|
|28/6/17||Charitraheen||3 pm||Buddha Mil Gaya||6 pm|
Entry was FREE on first come first serve basis. Movie buffs enjoyed some all time hit films featuring R.D.burman’s evergreen compositions in a packed house.
About Amit Kumar Fan Club
Amit Kumar Fan Club was founded on 13th October, 2005 by a group of young music enthusiasts of Kolkata who had a common passion for music and their love for the multifaceted singer Amit Kumar. Over the years, Amit Kumar Fan Club has organized various memorial musical shows featuring the likes of Sabita Choudhury, Antara Choudhury, Indrani Sen, Late Manohari Singh, Bhanu Gupta, Rocket Mondal, Soumitra Chatterjee & other musicians from RD Burmans group. The Group has also instituted an award – Amit Kumar Fan Club Samman – recognizing various talents from the cultural world. It has also set up the first statue of R.D.Burman at Southern Avenue in Kolkata.