Widely popular singer, actor and director in Bangladesh and India, Anjan Dutt is going to bring his recent theatre production ‘Salesman-er Shongshar’ in Dhaka in July. A production of Anjan Dutt Productions, the play will be staged on July 9. Salesman-er Shongshar, an adaptation of Arthur Miller’s famous play ‘Death of a Salesman’, is adapted and directed by Anjan Dutt. Besides, Dutt plays the lead role of Willy Loman in the play. The play was first staged in Kolkata in January to critical acclaim.
Anjan Dutt is an Indian film director, actor, and singer-songwriter- and a professional of the 1991s Bengali music scene defined by alternative music, reminiscent of western folk music. His music is said to be influenced by blues, bluegrass, folk and country music. He is also an accomplished actor, having started his career in Bengali cinema. His first film was Chalachirto directed, by Mrinal Sen, for which he won the prize for the best newcomer actor at the Venice Film Festival. He acted in Aparna Sen's hit film, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. In 2018 he featured in Swapnasandhani's new play Taraye Taraye, as Vincent Van Gogh, under the direction of Kaushik Sen. He is also a national award-winning filmmaker and is one of the most prominent directors of Bengali cinema, directing The Bong Connection, Chalo Let's Go, and Ranjana Ami Ar Ashbona.