Born in North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, Debesh has been working in the field of theatre for the last thirty three years. He is the founder and director of “Sansriti”. He has directed over 40 plays in Bengali. “Winkle Twinkle”, “Devi Sarpomasta”, “Phataru”, “Saudagorer Nouka” are milestone productions on the Bengali Stage directed by Debesh.

Not only proscenium, but he has also directed plays for intimate and site-specific theatre. He is a well acclaimed theatre academic and expert, and has completed a senior fellowship on “Cognitive Neuroscience and Theatre”. He has written several books on theatre. “The Week” magazine felicitated him as one of the ‘Fifty emerging stars of India’ in 2003. Debesh has been honoured by Paschimbanga Natya  Academy (Govt. of W.B.) as “Best Director” twice. Recipient  of many awards  Debesh directed his first feature film “Natoker Moto: like a play” in 2015. It was included in International Film Festival of India (IFFI), Goa in the Indian Panorama and, International Competition Section. Film Critic Circle of India (FCCI) honoured him as best debut director of 2015 for the film. Currently he is working on “Natyashastra”.

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Latest Production

  The local amateur group appears. To mark the wedding ceremony of the king of Azadpur they are found to be planning to stage Meghnadbadh Kabya. Someone, Prokash has designed and devised a programming machine which is currently affected by virus. He is found struggling to reprogramme it. This is, eventually, the fourth time the king is going to get married with film actress Himani, the princess. Meanwhile a complaint comes. Seth Iswardas accuses some Lalitmohon trying to influence his daug

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BRAIN : ‘BRAIN’ is an experimental research based play connected with neuroscience or brain science. The play is essential for understanding social web of relationship and the connectivity of brain with it’s electro-chemistry. Visually charecterised on the basis of Neuroscience, the playwright is convinced that physical virtue for all our thoughts, aspirations, languages,sense of consciosnes, moral-immoral beliefs and everything else that makes us human, can be found in the br

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EA Deconstructing a post-modern text that took shape from Peter Bichsel’s short stories is fascinating as well as a challenging task. While Shey of Tagore did not bear any authentic identity and could resemble each one of us, EA has the same proponsity, with an unconventional proponsity to dismantle the status quo of present era. While the protagonist categorically spells out that the audience shouldn’t be expecting for anything glorious and significant to take place, there nullifyi

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WORKSHOP

Workshop on One-Act and Monolouge / Josh Kornbluth / 2004 Workshop on 'Vachika Avinaya' /Bijaylaxmi Barman / 2005 Workshop on Mime / Anjan Deb / 2006 Contemporary Dance / Kastury Chatterjee / Kas
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THEATRICAL FESTIVAL

  ‘SANSRITI - 15’ ‘Winkle Twinkle’ / ‘Phataru’ / ‘EA’ / ‘Surjo-pora Chhai’ / / Sansriti / Academy / 2008 ‘SANSRITI - 16’
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THEATRICAL MAGAZINE

Keya Chakraborty issue / 1993 Satu Sen issue /  1997 Theatre criticism in the mirror of Bengali Theatre, Part - I / 1997 Theatre criticism in the mirror of Bengali Theatre,Part - II / 2001 T
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