Nandan At a Glance
Nandan is a Govt. Sponsored Theatre in Kolkata
Great Architectural aestheticism
Inaugurated by Legend Satyajit Ray in 1985
The Logo of Nandan was also designed by Satyajit Roy
Nandan is termed as Cultural Capital of India
Nandan the cultural capital of India. The treasure of Kolkata is perched
between Rabindra sadan and Academy of Fine Arts. All culture cultivating people gather here at Nandan the cultural hub of the city and also a cultural heritage of Kolkata. You will listen very often people are talking about, that Kolkata is congested, polluted, political fighting and strikes and the city is like a hell now but when you ask about Nandan they will reply you very softly and with great respect that this the place where no amount of chaos or hatred can keep people far away from entering the theatre or cultural heritage of Kolkata. Nandan is of such kind and every citizen of Kolkata respect Nandan as much as any temple. People actually worship this Cultural Temple of Kolkata, The NANDAN. Exhibitions, musical program, Film Festivals and poetry recitals are the regular all time.
Entering Nandan is very easy and pleasing for pedestrians. But if you come by car then parking might create problems. To avoid that hassle just park your car ahead and walk down the lane will reach you safe and save your time. Metro is the best option to reach Nandan, the station is in such place, it will take you by hand and reach you at the steps of the Nandan theatre area.
This is not only just a heritage spot of Kolkata but the ultimate hangout zone for next generation teenagers and aged art loving people. All enthusiastic writers and street poets and theatre loving people are just moving around Nandan and finding something to write about.
The whole Nandan premises are beautifully landscaped, fountains are just majestic with gardens blossomed by beautiful flowers. A lover zone too this Nandan. There is an auditorium also which is reserved for private shows. There is a veranda attached to theatre which is always full with famous and infamous people.
The main theatre hall with widescreen, crystal clear sound and push back red leather chairs beautify the experience of watching movies. There is a mini hall attached to it and reserved for private with all the desired elements for elite class experience. Though the latest releases are not screened here but social genre movies are shown here with packed house. Mainly Film Festivals are organized here every year. All language movies are shown here, be it Bengali tele-film genre movie or Mexican or Spanish. Language is no bar for the culture nursed Bengalis.
This is the perfect combination of Art and culture. Thus makes Nandan a special attraction all over India and abroad.
Go there and feel the elite class experience.
Nandan At a Glance
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