PROFILE OF DWIJEN BANDOPADHYAY
Name : Dwijen Bandyopadhyay
Present Address : 5/71, Bojoygarh, Kolkata - 7000 092
Telephone No. : 98301 09479
Date of Birth : 22.09.1949
Academic Qualification : Commerce Graduate from Calcutta
University and passed intermediate
Examination in Chartered Accountancy.
Occupation : Lecturer in Drama
Rabindra Bharati University.
SHRI DWIJEN BANDOPADHYAY IS PRESENTLY THE DIRECTOR OF “SAMSTAB”
Activities in Performing Art as a Director and Actor
1978 - "Amitakshar" play by Debasish Majumder co-ordinated with
Debasish Majumder which was performed at national Drama festival at
Sreeram Centre and also all over India.
1980 - "Samabartan" co-directed with Debasish Majumder written by Debasish Majumder
1984 - "Abhimukh", a Kabya natak, written by eminent playwright Norendu Sen, Light was designed by Sri Joy Sen Music by Murari Roy Chowdhury.
1987 - "Mallabhumi" a short play written by Novendu Sen. Light & Stage designed by Sri Joy Sen.
1988 - "Socrates-Er-Jabanbondi" a short play written by Dr. Sisir Kr. Das Eminent theatre actor Sree Asit Mukhopadhyay acted in the lead role. Set & Light designed by Sri Joy Sen.
1989 - "Naak", a short play, based on "Nocholai Gogil's the Nose", written by Kajal Sengupta, a young & talented play wright. Light by Joy Sen.
1989 - "Kalpaman" a short play written by Kajal Sengupta. Set & Light designed by Joy Sen.
1990 - "Dhunistambha", a play written by Kajal Sengupta, Several eminent theatre director & actors of diferent groups of Kolkata participated as actors in the production such as Tarit Chowdhury director Rupodaksha, Sangramjit Sengupta director of Sonarpur Kristisangsad, Ambar Roy director of Sonakalin Silpidal, Sima Mukhopadhyay of Rangrup. Light designed by Badal Das and set designed by Tarit Chowdhury
1991 - "Sundar" a play by Mohit Chattopadhyay, Sri Tarit Chowdhurym Sangramjit Sengupta participated in this play as actors. More than two hundred perormances performed almost in all the districts of West Bengal.Light designed by Badal Das and set designed by Tarit chowdhury. Music by Murari Roy Chowdhury.
1993 - "Musthijog" a play written by Mohit Chottapadhyay. A popular and famous production three hundred and ninety two shows have already been performed alover in India. Sri Bhibhas Chakraborty, eminent directoir designed the stage decor. Sri Arun Mukhopadhyay eminent director prepared the live music score light designed by Badal Das.
1993 - "Bangaboned" a play written by Sima Mukhopadhyay produced by Rangrup
1995 - "Naam Benaam", play by Koushik Gangopadhyay, a musical, produced by "Gandhar"
1997 - "Nagarik", a play by Jyotishman Chattopadhyay
2002 - "Tushagni" a play by Mohit Chattopadhyay Music by Debangshu Sengupta
2004 - "Gunadharar Ashukh" a play written by Assam based Bengali playwright Pradyut Chakraborty 226 shows have already been performed in different interior parts of West Bengal. It has also been performed in New Delhi and Mumbai.
2006 - "Brojo Sangbad", a play by Bimal Bandopadhyay performed in defferent cities of England and united states.
2007 - "Ei Ghoom" a play written by Mohit Chattopadhyay stage doctor
designed by eminent director Bibhas Chakraborty Music
composed by Murari Roy Chowdhury Light designed by Badal
2008 - A colage of Rabindranath Tagore's "Hasya Kautuk" performed by students of Rabondra Bharati University, produced by Dept. of Drama R.B.U.
2008 - "Dharabahik" a play by Pradyut Chakraborty produced by 'Srishtisukh" a new group light designed by Ashok Pramanik.
2009 - “Bhutnath “ a play by Mohit Chattopadhyay set designed by Soumik-Piyali music composed by Dishari.
All the productions mentioned above were produced by 'SAMSTAB' excepting those specially mentioned all of these above mentioned plays were also acted by him excepting "Bhanga Boned".
Guru, Sri Dwijen Bandyopadhyay has participated as an instructor and demonstrator, in various training programs, workshops and seminars, organized by State Natya Academy and different groups all over West Bengal.
Sri Dwijen Bandyopadhyay participated in GHORA, KUMAR SAMBHAV, NILAM NILAM and BHAMMA – plays Produced by Gandhar. Our Director Shri Dwijen Bandyopadhyay appeared in the lead roles of the last two. When in 1985 the doyen of our theatre Shri Sambhu Mitra received DASHACHAKRA, under the banner of Pancham Vaidik – Samstab along with nandikar and theatron extended all co-operations and assitance. Also, all the artists of Samstab took part in the production. Shri Dwijen Bandyopadhyay acted in the lead role of Theatron’s SADA GHORA Shri Dwijen Bandhopadhyay acts in all the three productions of Sambeta Proyas – and organisation formed by the theatre personalities of West Bengal. He did also appear in the lead role of BALIDAN a Natya Akademi venture. He also acted in BIKALPA and directed BHANGA BANED – two Rangrup Productions. Our Director Dwijen Bandhyopadhyay has been a regular participant of theplays “Neelkantha”, "Arohan", "Kurbani", “Pran Tapsya” and “Aar Ekti Din” – all of which have been written and directed by Sri Soumitra Chattopadhyay.