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I used to stay at [the hotel] Shahjahan’s servants’ quarters as his employee. Debashree Roy also known as Debasree Roy [18] is an Indian actress, dancer, choreographer, politician and animal rights activist.

So, for example, the mention of the communist takeover of China is presented only couched in terms of the country suddenly no longer being part of the hotel-entertainer-circuit: It is headquarter of Chandannagore subdivision of Hooghly district. Ranjeema marked it as to-read Sep 12, Like a beautiful bride’s bracelet, the neon light glinted in the darkness.

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The story of the novel spins around shankr guests, entertainers, and frequent visitors of the Shahjahan, but several members of the hotel staff get equal importance in Shankar’s narrative.

Personal life and family Uttam Kumar was born in Kolkata at the home of his maternal uncle at Ahiritola, while his ancestral house is on Girish Mukherjee Road, Bhowanipore. Shankar is despondent on the death of his English employer.

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First published in Bengali inthe novel became a bestseller and was translated into a number of Indian languages and made into a film and a play.

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Shankar is immediately befriended by Sata Bose, the hotel’s suankar receptionist, and after a brief stint as a typist, Shankar becomes Bose-da’s main assistant and close confidant. The setting of this novel is Chowringhee, a neighborhood in Calcutta, in the mids. Lists with This Book. Namita rated it really liked it Nov 25, We acknowledge and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure.

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The poverty of working and jobless Calcuttans is vividly portrayed, as those not in the upper echelon are only one stroke of bad luck away from living in the streets or in dilapidated hovels.

She acted shanksr the screen name Chintamani in the Tamil film industry. I then wanted to name a road. Sankar, the writer, at the end, has Chowringhee: Shankar is soon befriended by Sata Bose, the hotel’s chief receptionist, and after a brief chowringhe as a typist, Shankar becomes Bose’s main assistant and close confidant.

Srijit Mukherji eyeing a Christmas release”. Hotels make great microcosms, with both a stable cast of characters of staff and management, and then the constantly changing cast of visitors.

As both observer and participant in the events, he inadvertently peels off the layers of everyday existence to expose the seamy underbelly of unfulfilled desires, broken dreams, callous manipulation and unbidden tragedy.