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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THEATRICAL FESTIVAL

 

‘SANSRITI - 15’

‘Winkle Twinkle’ / ‘Phataru’ / ‘EA’ / ‘Surjo-pora Chhai’ / / Sansriti / Academy / 2008

‘SANSRITI - 16’

 

‘Surjo-pora Chhai’ / ‘Dream Dream’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2009

‘SANSRITI - 17’

 

‘Surjo-pora Chhai’ / ‘Dream Dream’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2010

‘SANSRITI - 18’

 

‘Maanansoi’ / Nabodwip Sayak / Girish Mancha / 2011

‘Uttoradhikaar’ / Bansberia Brischik / Sisir Msncha / 2011

Surjo Pora Chhai’ / ‘Phataru’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2011

‘Tota’ / Bangaon Natyacharcha Kendra / Academy Lawn / 2011

‘SANSRITI - 19’

‘Bikele Bhorer Sorshe Phool’ / ‘Brain’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2012

‘Kanu Kahe Rai’ / Sansriti / Sisir Mancha  / 2012

‘Devisarpamasta’ / Minarva Natyasankriti Charchakendra / Academy / 2012

‘Krishnakali’  / Alternative Living Theatre / Academy Lawn / 2012

‘Tumi Daak Diecho Kon Sakale’ / Uhinee Kolkata / Minarva Theatre / 2012

‘Kharij’ / Bansberia Brischik / Sisir Mancha / 2012

‘SANSRITI - 20’

 

‘Bhalo Manush’ / Purba-Paschim / Star Theatre /2013

‘Devisarpamasta’ / Minarva Natyasankriti Charchakendra /  Rabindra Sadan / 2013

‘Chirakumar Sabha’ / Kalindi Bratyajan / Girish Mancha / 2013

‘Chalomaan Ashoriri’ / Kalpayu / Sisir Mancha / 2013

‘Winkle-Twinkle’ / ‘Phataru’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2013

‘Bikele Bhorer Sorshe Phool’ / ‘Brain’ / ‘Sanko’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2013

‘SANSRITI - 21’

 

‘Altaf Gomes’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2014

‘Kinu Kaon’ / Assam Dapon / Academy / 2014

‘Hayavadana’ / Dinajpur Theatre Company / Academy / 2014

‘Apatato Aibhabe Dujoner Dakha Hoe Thake’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2014

‘SANSRITI - 22’

‘Ma Ak Nirvik Sainik’ / "Rangeela" / Academy / 2015

‘Jatugriha’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2015

‘Winkle Twinkle’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2015

‘Bikele Bhorer Shorshe Phool’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2015

‘SANSRITI - 23’

“Surjo-pora Chhhai” / “Sansriti” / Academy / 2016

“Phataru’ / Sansriti / Academy / 2016

"Fera" / "Shyambazar Mukhomukhi"/ Academy / 2016

"TUGHLAQ"  / Sansriti / Academy / 2016

"MAWON" & "SIDDHIDATA"  / Sansriti / Academy / 2016

'SANSRITI - 24'

"Saudagorer Nouka"/ "Sansriti"/ Academy/2017

"Andhakar Lekhaguccha"/"Sankhamala"/Academy/2017

"Phataru"/"Sansriti"/Academy/2017

"Tughlaq"/"Sansriti"/2017

'SANSRITI - 25"

"Black Holes Are Not Black"/"Joka Kotha Kalam"/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017

"Samadhan"/"Pancham Baidik"/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017

"Mawon"/"Sansriti"/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017

"Kalo Machher Golpo"/"Bidushok"/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017

"Marksheetism"/"Howrah Jonaki"/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017

"Path-E"/Gobardanga Naksha/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017

"Kana O Taranga"/'Sansriti"/Gobardanga Sanskriti/2017