APSS 2018

  • Abir Chatterjee

    Abir Chatterjee (Actor)
    The superstar of new age Bengali Cinema, Abir is the only actor to don two iconic on screen characters i.e. Byomkesh Bakshi & Feluda. Abir was also seen in a guest appearance in Bollywood hit Kahaani . Currently, he is the most sought after actors in bengali cinema.

  • Srijato

    Srijato (Poet / Lyricist / Actor)
    Srijato Bandopadhyay is a Bengali poet. In 2014, he won the Filmfare Awards East for Best Lyricist for the song 'Balir Shohor' from 'Mishawr Rawhoshyo'. His latest poetic composition 'Dhongso' was published in the International Kolkata Bookfair 2018 along with two other works - 'Lymeric' & 'Facebook', a collection of his facebook posts. Besides his literary work, he is known for anchoring and public speaking and recently made his acting debut in Srijit Mukherji's film Zulfiqar.

  • Agnimitra Paul

    Agnimitra Paul (Fashion Designer)
    Agnimitra Paul is a Kolkata based fashion designer known for her work with the Bollywood film industry and beyond at International level. Her designs can be seen in the film "Via Darjeeling" sported by Kay Kay Menon, Sonali Kulkarni, Parvin Dabas and Vinay Pathak. She has also worked with stalwarts of the Tollywood film industry and runs her own fashion label called INGA.

  • Joy

    Joy Sarkar (Music Composer)
    Joy Sarkar is a Kolkata based music composer, lyricist and guitarist. He has worked on multiple Bengali films such as Jodi Ekdin, Accident, Muktadhara, Bicycle Kick, Half Serious and Rupkatha Noy. In the year 2005, he received the ZEE Award for best music director – Bengali. In 2013, he received the Radio Mirchi Best Upcoming Singer Award for the song – “Dhoro Kono Katha Holo Na” from the movie Accident. He has also served as a reality show judge for musical programs.

  • Sanjay Bhattacharyya

    Sanjay Bhattacharyya (Painter)
    The young phenomenon who took the art world by storm barely a decade or so back is regarded as one of the youngest masters on the Indian art scene today. Sanjay Bhattacharya’s paintings tell a story in themselves - they are absolutely realistic, photographic in their recording of detail and mesmeric in effect.