While the West had stand-up comedians for a long time it was different in this country and especially in this city of Kolkata. It was the authors and poets who would insert pun and twists into their imaginations and create a subtle sense of humour. There were many but it was Shibram Chakraborty who stood out from the rest. Since I had my significant proportion of my education outside of my home state thus reading the Bengali language was not that fluent for me. I had to often rely on my father to read these out.
According to my father, Shibram Chakraborty was the King of Laughter and his famous creations were the duo Harshabardhan and Gobardhan who would often show up. He would also put himself in his virtual story world thus creating a new dimension to his stories.Continue reading “Shibram Chakraborty’s Mess House in Kolkata”