Legendary West Bengal singer-songwriter, film director, and actor Anjan Dutt reached Dhaka on Monday to stage his play “Salesman’er Shongshar” on July 11.
The information was confirmed in a Facebook post by Sajjad Hussain, the author of Anjan Dutt biography “Anjan Jatra" and coordinator of the stage show.
He said that the popular singer had reached Dhaka by air in the afternoon with his team for a stage performance.
He also told the press that the venue of the production will be the auditorium of the Mohila Somity Mancha at Baily Road.
Two stagings of the play will be held on the same day, at 5.30pm and 8pm at the same venue.
The play “Salesman’er Shongshar,” directed by and starring Anjan Dutt, is an adaptation of Arthur Miller's famous play “Death of a Salesman.”
Anjan Dutt plays the lead role of Willy Loman in the play. It was first staged in Kolkata in January this year.
The national award winning filmmaker directed the “Byomkesh Bakshi” film franchise. As an actor, his first film was “Chalachitro” (1981), directed by Mrinal Sen, for which he won the best new actor prize at the Venice Film Festival.
The prominent figure acted in Aparna Sen's hit film, “Mr. and Mrs. Iyer.” while in 2018 he featured in Swapnasandhani's new play “Taraye Taraye,” as Vincent van Gogh, under the direction of Kaushik Sen.
One of Bengal’s most accomplished cricketers, Dutt’s filmography also includes, as director, “The Bong Connection,” “Chalo-Let's Go,” and “Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona".