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Anurag Basu: Always Wanted to Adapt Rabindranath Tagore's Stories For TV

  | May 09, 2015 13:28 IST (New Delhi)
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In the show, Anurag Basu will recreate the magic of old Bengal through some of Rabindranath Tagore's short stories

Director Anurag Basu's wish to adopt Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's stories for the small screen will soon be fulfilled.
The EPIC Television Networks Pvt Ltd is launching a new show called Stories by Rabindranath Tagore, which will be directed by Anurag.
The channel will release the first look of the show as a tribute to the late writer on May 9.
 

In the show, the Barfi! director will recreate the magic of old Bengal through some of Rabindranath Tagore's short stories and novels like Chokher Bali, Charulata and Atithi.
Stories by Rabindranath Tagore, which will go on air in July, explores the different roles that women play and the bold steps that they took in the nostalgic times of old Bengal, in many trying situations.

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