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Music, Dance And Plays: This Iconic Cultural Centre Is A Must-Visit For Every Kolkatan

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Rabindra Sadan on AJC Bose Road is one of the oldest hubs of cultural activity in Kolkata, with an array of artists and celebrities having adorned the stage with memorable performances.

What Makes It Awesome

Established in 1961, this 58-year-old theatre was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru. Talk about history and heritage! It is one of the most iconic stages in Kolkata which has held a lot of shows and programmes over the course of its history. Plays and musical recitals are held almost every week here. Be there and you are sure to come across a renowned singer, theatre group or dance academy performing at Rabindra Sadan.

You will be able to enjoy a varied mix of cultural camaraderie once you set your foot there. The tickets are also not too expensive and are priced at just INR 100! Can you believe your eyes while you read this? Not just that, Rabindra Sadan has also served as a stage for many schools for their annual functions, wherein students have performed skits, dance enactment and musical arrangements. The theatre also has a film screen which is used during the prestigious Kolkata International Film Festival. Rabindra Sadan will be your saviour during KIFF if you are in a mood to catch up to some world cinema.


If you are a college-goer, make sure you follow the tradition and chill with your friends in the Rabindra Sadan campus with a hot cup of tea or coffee!