Productions

একটি আধুনিক উপাখ্যান (A Modern Story)

Synopsis: Based on short story “The Suitor and Papa” authored by Russian writer Anton Chekhov, the play “A Modern Story” (একটি আধুনিক উপাখ্যান) describes the futility of marriage, relationship, and family in a modern society, delineates a contemporary society in which marriage is given secondary importance rather than job and enjoyment. Playwright: Mainak Sengupta Direction, Music, and …

কবিমশাই (The Poet)

Synopsis: A hard working man struggled to get a quiet time to foster the poet inside him, but he never gave up his dream and hope till death. Playwright: Ujjal Chattopadhyay Direction: Soumitra Mitra Casts:Kallol Nandi, Kaushik Datta, Soumitra Mitra, and Pranjal Karmakar. Light & Sound: Ambarish Mitra Set design: Kallol Nandi and Soumitra Mitra Premiered:BPACON 2022 on …

পটলবাবু ফিল্মস্টার (Patalbabu Filmstar)

Synopsis:An adaptation of Satyajit Ray’s short story, Potolbabu Filmstar is about a one-time theatre actor, Potol Babu, in his fifties, struggling without a regular job and family responsibilities, who has nearly forgotten his love for acting. Quite by chance, he is given a chance to play a part in a movie. His enthusiasm about the …

About Us

A group of theater enthusiasts from Greater Metro Atlanta of the United States of America are working together to hone their skills on various forms of theaters. Not bound by the traditional methods and forms of theaters, we try to bring up our emotions and narratives in some alternative ways with a hope to reach audiences far and wide.

As electronic gizmos and digital media step in all aspects of human life, it opens a new dimension for the creative minds. In this enhanced and more capable world, like many others, we also experiment with both form and content of plays, encouraging innovative efforts while holding true to social accountability and artistic integrity.

Aabaha strives to be a platform to various forms of theater, preserve and adopt the tradition of theater to changing times, create social awareness using theater, encouraging cultural exchanges between people of diverse ethnicity and languages.

Our mission:

Creating a new digital space for theater
Reaching out to a broader global audience
Adopting the demands of the changing world
Expanding and experimenting with structure and form of traditional theater
Preserve the art and tradition of theater albeit in new formats

Aabaha, Inc is a 501(c)(3) Domestic Nonprofit Corporation, registered in the state of Georgia, USA.

EIN: 85-2869407
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B or DUNS) Number: 068822775
Commercial And Government Entity (CAGE) Code: 8V1Z3
SAM Number: D6NDTG7MHTH5
UEI Number: 0688227750000

Aabahatm is a trademark (registration pending) of Aabaha, Inc.


Aabaha’s Talents

Kallol Nandi is the founder of Aabaha to experiment with new forms of theaters by incorporating modern technologies into theaters and to popularize Bengali theaters all over the world. Kallol is one of the directors of Aabaha’s productions, and he also acts regularly on stage in Atlanta for last 14 years. He has hobbies like playing guitar, writing short stories, novels, paintings, sculptures, sound engineering, and woodworks. See his works at kallolnandi.com

Soutik Das regularly acts on Aabaha’s productions. He has acted on Barnabiprajay, Patalbabu Filmstar, Sundar and Resurrection. Soutik is one of the key persons of Aabaha’s art department. He is a painter and cartoonist; he regularly publishes cartoons on Facebook in the name of “The Babumoshai” that has 141K followers.

Subhadeep Ghosh is a drama enthusiast, participated in many drama productions under Aabaha and other banners in Atlanta area since 2017. He has acted on Aabaha’s productions Barnabiprajay, Patalbabu Filmstar and Resurrection which are highly appreciated by the audiences.  He is also interested in traveling and photography.

Pranjal has always been an enthusiast in performing arts; from his young age he recites and plays Tabla. He is one of the key persons in Aabaha’s production design and he has acted on Aabaha’s productions like Barnabiprajay, Patalbabu Filmstar, Sundar and Resurrection which were highly appreciated by the audiences.

Kaushik Bardhan started stage play since he was at second grade. During his school days at Rahara Ramakrishna Mission Boys’ Home he was trained by the resident creative director while performing multiple plays every year. He has performed at various plays at Belur Math, Sishu Mangal Hospital-Kolkata, RKM-Ranchi & Jamshedpur. He has worked with BAM & Katha Dance Theatre in Minneapolis-MN, Samhati in Bentonville-Arkansas and BAGA, Abhinayam and Aabaha.

Shubhagato Bhattacharjee’s love of theatre started from the age of 10; he represented his small town of Ghatshila in an All Bihar Theatre competition.

Since then he has been practicing this art form as an actor/writer/director. Performed at The British Council’s Theatre festivals in Kolkata, worked as an intern with some of Kolkata’s group theatres. He has been a part of a play directed by Mr. Soumitra Mitra.

Being a regular member of Aabaha he has acted in Aabaha’s productions like Barnobiparjay and Patalbabu Filmstar. He believes theater is a language of life and society and he communicates with his audience in the common language of theatre.