‘Kaagoj amra dekhabo na’: Bengali actors, filmmakers and writers speak out against CAA, NRC, NPR
Rupam Islam, Konkona Sen Sharma, Nandana Sen and Dhritiman Chatterjee are among the thirteen performers of a Bengali version of Varun Grover’s poem.
In a Bangla version of Varun Grover’s protest poem Hum Kaagaz Nahi Dikhayenge, thirteen Bengali directors, actors, writers and members of the film fraternity have come together to register their opposition to the Citizenship Act, the National Register of Citizens and the National Population Register.
The video features well-known Bengali and Hindi film actors like Sabyasachi Chakrabarty (known for playing detective Feluda), Swastika Mukherjee of Mastan, director-actor Konkona Sen Sharma, and actors Dhritiman Chatterjee, Chitrangada Satarupa, and Tillotama Shome.
Also featured are author, actor and child-rights activist Nandana Sen, filmmakers Debalina Majumder, Madhuja Mukherjee, Suman Mukhopadhyay, and Dalit writer Manoranjan Byapari.
Designer and actor Ayushman Mitra, actor Sneha Ghosh and singer Rupam Islam appear as well in the video made by Ronny Sen, Swastik Pal, Bikramjit Bose, Dipanjan Sarkar, Bitan Basu, Tanaji Dasgupta, Nikon Basu, Sabyasachi Pal and Aneesh Basu.
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