Homage to Great Souls

Loho Pronaam – CAB celebrates Golden Jublee Year and pays homage to the great souls of Bengal during NABC 2022.

Tribute To Hemanta Mukherjee

কণ্ঠে যাঁর চিরবসন্ত, নামে ছিলেন তিনি হেমন্ত। কিংবদন্তী সংগীতশিল্পী হেমন্ত মুখোপাধ্যায় জন্ম ১৯২০ সালের ১৬ই জুন। সেই কবে ১৯৩৫ সালে বেতারে এবং ১৯৩৭-র ডিসেম্বরে কলের গানে বেজে উঠেছিল তাঁর চিরমধুর কণ্ঠ। দশকের পরে দশক আমাদের শ্রবণক্ষুধা ক্ষুধা মিটেছে তাঁর পরিশীলিত গায়কী, অভিজাত কণ্ঠসম্পদ্‌ আর সাবলীল সুর সংযোজনায়। ক্রমে পঞ্চগীতিকবির গান, কাব্যধর্মী আধুনিক বাংলাগান, বাংলা চলচিত্রের গান সহ সর্বভারতীয় বিভিন্ন ভাষার সঙ্গীতে তাঁর সুরধ্বনি আমাদের স্মৃতির মণিকোঠা পেরিয়ে আজও অমলিন। দেশে বিদেশে অগণিত শ্রোতামণ্ডলী যেমন তাঁর কণ্ঠের যাদুতে বাল্য কৈশোর যৌবন অতিক্রম করে পৌঢ়ত্বে পৌঁছে আজও “হেমন্তময়” ঠিক তেমনই আগামী পৃথিবীর নবপ্রজন্মের হৃদয়াসনে তাঁর গানের স্বরলিপি লেখা থাকবে স্বর্ণাক্ষরে। ১৯৮৯ সালের ২৬শে সেপ্টেম্বর চিরতরে হারিয়ে যাওয়া এই কিংবদন্তী সংগীতসাধকের জন্মশতবর্ষে নর্থ আমেরিকা বঙ্গ সম্মেলন মঞ্চে বিশেষ সংগীতাঞ্জলি।

Tribute to Sachin Dev Burman

Sachin-Dev-Burman

Sachin Dev Burman (1 October 1906 – 31 October 1975) was an Indian music director and singer. A member of the Tripura royal family, he started his career with Bengali films in 1937. He later began composing for Hindi movies and became one of the most successful and influential Bollywood film music composers. Burman composed the soundtracks for over 100 movies, including Bengali films and Hindi. Apart from being a versatile composer, he also sang songs in the light semi-classical and folk style of Bengal. His son, R. D. Burman, was also a celebrated music composer for Bollywood films.

Tribute to Salil Choudhury

Salil-Chowdhury

Salil Chowdhury; (19 November 1925 – 5 September 1995) was an Indian songwriter, music director, lyricist, writer, and poet who predominantly composed for Bengali, Hindi, and Malayalam films. He composed music for films in 13 languages. This includes over 75 Hindi films, 41 Bengali films, around 27 Malayalam films, and a few Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Gujarati, Odia and Assamese films. His musical ability was widely recognised and acknowledged in the Indian film industry. He was an accomplished composer and arranger who was proficient in several musical instruments, including flute, the piano, and the esraj. He was also widely acclaimed and admired for his inspirational and original poetry in Bengali.

Tribute to R.D.BURMAN

Rahul-Dev-Burman

Rahul Dev Burman (27 June 1939 – 4 January 1994) was an Indian music director. Burman is considered one of the greatest music composers of the Indian film industry. From the 1960s to the 1990s, Burman composed musical scores for 331 films. Burman did major work with his wife, Asha Bhosle, and Kishore Kumar and scored many of the songs that made these singers famous. He also worked extensively and scored approximately 331 songs including some of his most memorable numbers in his career for his sister-in-law, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar. Nicknamed Pancham Da, he was the only son of the composer Sachin Dev Burman.

Archarya Jagdish Chandra Bose : Inventor of Crescograph that could detect very small motions within plant tissues and Radio Frequency

Tribute to Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy – presented by Dr. Paritosh M. Chakrabarti, Chairman and CEO, PMC Group, Inc.

Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy : For landmark in Chemistry, discovering stable compound of Mercurous Nitrite

Tribute to Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis – presented by Pulak Chakrabarti, President & CEO CMCI and Padmashree Prof. Bimal Roy, Chairman, National Statistical Commission, India

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis : Father of Indian Statistics