Srijato captivates his avid listeners in a solo performance.
Srijato Bandhopadhay, a prominent poet, lyricist and author, recently recited his poems that showed his great concern about the dark era we are all going through. Hosted by ' Kriti ’, The rightly called program‘ Andhokar Srijato I saw the poet singing poems in front of a gallery full of avid listeners at the Arts Acre in Newtown.
There are times and there are darker times. History has witnessed creative people crying out through their artistic expressions during the darkest hours of human civilization. Srijato believes that we are living in one of those dark ages right now; thus, ‘Kriti’ held the ubiquitous solo performance of his.
“It’s unknown to me whether such an initiative has been taken before where the purpose is to speak only about darkness. I felt my writings are the only consort at this hour of darkness. I am very pleased and thankful to ‘Kriti’ for believing in my thoughts and organizing such kind of a show, ”said the noted Poet, Lyricist and Author.
Srijato accumulates his writings that depict the darkness of the very time. The concept of the program was rather intriguing as the same approaches upon the Dark Era or Time that we all are in at the moment. He feels that at least literature can be the only voice against the time that is dud, darksome and emits dejection.
Needless to say, the audience with their silent presence stood by Srijato’s darkest time so that he won’t have to feel lonely and crestfallen.