The Embassy of India along with Anandalok and B.P. Koirala India-Nepal Foundation organized a four day film festival to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate and India’s best loved poet Rabindranath Tagore. President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav inaugurated the Rabindra Sangeetanjali, along with launching “Geetanjali” in Nepali recited a short excerpt from his father’s book.
Various Nepali artists paid tribute to Tagore’s life and legacy by performing his tunes in Nepali, along with singers and performers from the Anandalok choir and the students of Kendriya Vidyalaya. The artists sang in Bengali yet the smoothness and meaning of the poetic lines was understood perfectly by the audiences.
Screening of Tagore’s various plays such as Teen Kanya, Kabuliwala, Chrulata and Chokher Bali were screened. Sarwanam group also presented a paly Rabindranath Ka Patraharu during the festival.